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Experience Vancouver like never before! Let us immerse you in the city’s hidden history of dark crime, outrageous intrigue, and filthy scandal.

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Discover the eerie history of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood. Follow the lamplight of your guide into Vancouver’s earliest and most gruesome history. You’ll step inside a world of murder, revenge, and true grit in a dramatic retelling of Victorian Gastown’s earliest stories. Hear tales of deadly fire, smallpox, and more in this unique performance-theatre experience.

DAILY 7PM + THURS–SAT 8PM | $33

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THE HIDDEN HISTORY & SWEET TREATS TOUR

Explore Vancouver’s heritage buildings – and their stories of murder, jealousy, sin and irresistible glamour. Enjoy treats at the city’s finest bakeries and chocolatiers and a private viewing inside the famous Marine Building.

SAT & SUN 11 AM | $69 + VICTORIA DAY (MAY 20) DAILY TOURS STARTING IN JUNE

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THE REALLY GAY HISTORY TOUR

Celebrate love with a raucous chronicle of Vancouver’s LGBTQ2+ community on a stroll through the vibrant and historic Davie Village. Discover the queer heroes who changed our city forever.

PRIDE MONTH PRIVATE TOURS AVAILABLE!

SUNDAY 10 AM | $33 +TUESDAYS 10AM STARTING IN JUNE

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Explore the breathtaking beauty and intriguing tales of Stanley Park. Beyond the lush forests, charming gardens, and beautiful beaches, lies a story of forced evictions, hidden treasures, chilling crime scenes, and the eerie legend of Deadman’s Island.

SAT 4 PM | $33

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SECRETS OF THE PENTHOUSE EVENT

Explore backstage at Vancouver’s most notorious nightclub with club owner Danny Filippone as your guide, with a live jazz band, and spaghetti & meatballs dinner.

MAY 29, 2024 DOORS AT 6:30 PM | $70

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Plan a get together with your friends, family, or team members for an outdoor experience in Vancouver that’s original, active, fascinating, and utterly engaging. Explore Vancouver’s hidden history. Reach out today to get started!

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Rumble aboard The Underground train as it rolls through an historic mining tunnel. Push up your sleeves at our Gold Panning Pavilion and keep what you find! Immerse yourself in the award-winning, multi-sensory experience of BOOM! on the breathtaking ground level of the historic Mill No.3 building. Learn about minerals, the copper extraction process and what life was like back in the day as the mill building is brought back to life.

Britannia Mine Museum opens up a little-seen world that fascinates all ages, offering awe-inspiring sights and memorable family experiences. Take a step back in time at this award-winning attraction and National Historic Site. Located along the scenic Sea to Sky corridor/Hwy99 between Squamish and Vancouver. See you soon!  

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From Vancouver, take the Trans-Canada Hwy #1 to Horseshoe Bay and then veer onto Hwy 99, the beautiful Sea-to-Sky Highway.

Coming from Whistler? Head south on Hwy 99. We’re about 10 minutes south of Squamish.

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All aboard the underground train: Panning for gold at Vancouver’s Britannia Mine Museum

Guided tours and multi-sensory attractions transport visitors back in time at what was once the largest copper mine in the British Empire

By Kathryn Anderson & Roadtrippers

After an incredibly scenic 45-minute drive north of Vancouver, the Britannia Mine Museum is impossible to miss. Located just off of British Columbia’s Sea-to-Sky Highway on Squamish First Nations land, the massive white structure juts out from the side of the mountain and commands attention. 

The Britannia Mine was a functioning mine from 1904 until 1974. Ore was first discovered here in 1888 by Alexander Forbes, who happened upon a patch of mineralized rock while out hunting. At one point, more than 60,000 people lived nearby and worked in what was once the largest copper mine in the former British Empire. Over seven decades, workers extracted more than 50 million tons of ore that produced copper, zinc, lead, cadmium, silver, and gold. Today—despite floods, fires, and rock slides—a statue of a man opening the mountain to find copper memorializes the great fortunes that the mine provided for the town of Britannia. 

In 2010, the mine underwent a massive renovation, opening as the Britannia Mine Museum. Visitors can pan for gold and gemstones, ride an underground train into an early haulage tunnel, learn about the history of the mine, and experience a new multi-sensory, live-action attraction entitled BOOM! 

“We’re here to challenge the idea that museum tours have to be dry or boring,” says museum educator Derek A. Jang. “It’s always a pleasure watching people’s faces when they head underground or see the BOOM! show. Even through their [face] masks, I can tell when we’ve blown away their expectations.” 

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Underground train 

My tour begins inside of the large white structure named Mill 3. There’s a chill in the air and my first thought is that the raw, exposed walls and pipes would make a great backdrop for a horror movie or underground nightclub. I’m not far off: The mine has been used as a filming location for countless television shows and movies, including The X-Files and Supernatural .

After exiting the Mill, I venture into The Chatterbox Café to warm up with a cappuccino. The walls of the cafe are filled with photos of the long list of actors who have filmed projects at the mine, including Richard Gere, David Hasselhoff, Alicia Silverstone, and Ashley Judd. 

The coffee warms me up just in time to head into another cool, dark, and damp environment. I place a hard hat on my head, preparing to be transported back to the early 1900s when miners would hop on a similar train car and head into the mine for a hard day’s work. As I step into the bright yellow car, I’m thankful that I’m not claustrophobic. We descend into an early haulage tunnel that appears to be closing in around us. 

A bright yellow train coming through a mine tunnel

Marianna Hammerstrom, the museum’s historic interpreter and our train conductor, shouts over the roar of the train’s engine: “Arms and legs inside at all times!”   

As the train enters the underground tunnels, Jang says, “A lot of our guides would say the best part of working here is operating the machinery. I wish I could go back in time and tell my 5-year-old self that I’ll be a train conductor when I grow up.”  

Once inside a tunnel, we ride along for a few moments before hopping out to watch staff demonstrate how miners drilled for ore. I witness the evolution of mining equipment from a basic hammer and chisel to a large power drill that noisily chips away at the tunnel wall; thankfully earplugs are provided.  

Miners worked by candlelight before switching to carbide lamps, and one of my favorite parts of the underground train ride comes when a staff member shuts off the modern electric lights and lights a small candle; the mine glows eerily. 

We exit the tunnel and I have the honor of upholding the long-standing tradition of pulling a rope and sounding an alarm. While the mine was in operation, the sound signified that the miners were finished for the day and everyone had exited safely, bringing relief to everyone in town. 

A bright yellow train driven by a woman in a red hard hat inside of an underground mine

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Speaking of loud sounds, the newest attraction at the mine is BOOM!, which brings visitors back to the days when all 20 stories of the mine were bustling. During the video presentation, I’m able to experience what the mine looked and sounded like during its heyday. Sparks fly, lights flash, and I hear the deafening roar of the machines that were once ubiquitous in the town of Britannia. 

Our tour concludes and we exit through the Beaty Lundin Visitor Centre. More than just a kitschy souvenir shop, the visitor center includes interactive displays, artifacts from the mine’s history, and exhibits such as the Mining Hall of Fame.

In the Gold Panning Pavilion, I gladly accept a blue pan and plunge it into a pool of warm water. I scoop sand and water into my pan and shake it, searching for gold. I repeat this several times but find only sand—it’s not my lucky day, but I have fun anyway. 

While walk-ins are allowed at Britannia Mine Museum , it’s highly recommended to book your tickets in advance. The museum is open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

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Kathryn is a freelance health, wellness, and travel writer whose mission is to inspire people to explore the world. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, she enjoys exploring both locally and abroad and has visited 21 countries on 5 continents (so far).

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Discover Vancouver Island's Inner Beauty! Our professionally guided caving adventures are available all year round! With options for many ages and abilities, our knowledgeable and friendly team will lead your group through an exciting and educational adventure you won't soon forget!

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At Horne Lake Caves we have a variety of cave exploration packages suited for all ages and comfort & fitness levels. All of our packages are guided by one of our knowledgeable and friendly guides who will open your eyes to the world beneath your feet.

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This excursion was a highlight of our recent 10-day trip to Vancouver Island. It was fun, fascinating, and physical. Myles was a fabulous guide, sharing his obvious passion for caving in ways that were really engaging -- we left with a far greater appreciation for the fragile nature and exploration of caves!

We had an awesome time doing the multi-cave explorer tour guided by our caving expert, myles the tour was super educational regarding these caves, from calcite formations to the importance of preservation, and caving in general. i would highly recommend it for all ages and abilities, brilliant our guide chloe was a consummate professional. she was knowledgeable, experienced, and yet carried a relaxed and caring attitude that helped with some of the anxiety/excitement inevitably associated with first-time caving. a unique experience that my 12-year-old and i would treasure for a long time. so thanks, booking online was simple, and reminder follow-ups with trip details came through in great time. it was a fun and wet day for our tour, and we had adam as our guide. he showed us main cave and lower cave, as well as visiting the entrance to river bend. the whole experience was adventurous and fun.

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The 75-minute guided walking tour begins beneath Doc Maynard’s Public House, then spills into historic Pioneer Square, Seattle’s birthplace, before plunging underground for an exclusive, time-capsule view of the buried city.!

It’s the only way to tour the interconnecting tunnels of the world-famous Seattle Underground—don’t be fooled by impostors.

All the while, tour guides regale you with sidesplitting stories our pioneers didn’t want you to hear. It’s history with punch lines!

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The tour ends in Rogues Gallery and the Underground Gift Shop, where you’ll find displays depicting the past and Northwest memorabilia. Sons of the Profits , the book by Bill Speidel upon which the tour is based, is our most popular souvenir.

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When it comes to Vancouver, there's "hole" lot to love when it comes to one of our favourite treats: donuts.

Now you can taste your way around town on a new Underground Donut Tour that will lead you on a curated eating journey to some beloved local donut shops. And before you go (dough)nuts about the spelling, we're going with "donut" here because that's how the tour is branded, and the spelling varies between the U.S. and Canadian standards from shop to shop. 

The two-hour, four-stop guided walking tours launched Friday, August 12, and operate multiple times a day on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Where do you go on the Underground Donut Tour?

The Vancouver Underground Donut Tour begins at Breka, the city's popular local 24-hour bakery chain known for its fresh-baked donuts . Guests then make their way on foot through downtown, making a couple of key stops in between before wrapping up at Cartems, one of Vancouver's favourite modern donut shops.

Tour organizers have already made some tweaks to the tour stops since launch; they've swapped out a stop at Tim Hortons with a visit to one of the city's newest coffee shops that also happens to serve donuts from one of Vancouver's favourite old-school shops, Lee's Donuts from Granville Island. 

To maximize the energy of your sugar rush and keep you moving between stops, the tour takes a more leisurely route, pausing to point out some highlights in local history and architecture, which is a fun bonus. The guides also know some background info about each shop: Did you know the founder of Cartems thought up the modern donut shop in a dream, down to the name? Or that some of the original German bakers from Breka's early years still have ties to the popular 24-hour bakery chain? 

Undoubtedly, however, the best part of the tour is the donuts, and there are lots (and lots) of them to try. Odds are high you'll go home with some leftovers - unless you are a living legend who really does have a whole stomach free and ready to eat a staggering quantity of the iconic pastry. From cream-filled to classic cake donuts, there are tons of types of the treat to try while you're on the tour.  The Underground Donut Tour has been running for seven years in cities like Chicago, Portland, Boston, Seattle, London, Dublin and several more in the United States. The Vancouver tour marks the company's first foray into Canada - a country that really loves its donuts (or doughnuts, if you prefer that spelling).

"Vancouver has always been on our list of cities we wanted to open. It's truly one of the most beautiful cities in North America and when we saw the incredible selection and styles of donuts available, everything just clicked. We're so excited to open our first tour in Canada," said Jeff Woelker, founder of the Underground Donut Tour, in a media release.

Tickets are $40 for adults and $25 for kids 10 and under. Reserve your spot online via the Underground Donut Tour's website .

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By the end of June, festival season will be in full swing. Those in the know have long ago purchased passes to such sell-out events as Bass Coast and Shambhala, among others.

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Cam Blake — Satisfaction of Sameness Album Release

When : June 1, 8 p.m. Where : Rickshaw Theatre, 254 E. Hastings Tickets/info : rickshawtheatre.com

It’s not every local artist that can headline a venue the size of the Rickshaw Theatre for an album release. Cam Blake has built a solid following over the course of releasing his debut and the recently dropped Satisfaction of Sameness. With its mix of heavy rock, pop and more, his music slams live. Add Tiger Really, buzz act FKA Rayne and Passion Mango to the bill and you’ve got a great local scene show.

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Maren Morris RSVP Redux Tour

When : June 3, 8 p.m. Where : Queen Elizabeth Theatre Tickets/info : ticketmaster.ca

She’s a little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n’ roll, and pretty pop, too. In other words, Arlington, Tex., singer Maren Morris checks all the boxes you would expect in a contemporary new country star. With enough awards to her credit to pack a mantelpiece and frequent turns on TV too, Morris is a force on and offstage. Her most recent recording is the Bridge EP and fans can expect to hear tunes from that release as well as 2022s Humble Quest and more.

Jon Batiste

When : June 4, 8 p.m. Where : Queen Elizabeth Theatre Tickets/info : ticketmaster.ca

With a resume that reads like a who’s who of contemporary and classic contemporary music, Louisiana artist Jon Batiste hails from a musical family with deep roots in the swinging brass band traditions of New Orleans. A multi-instrumentalist with a penchant for complex arrangements, Batiste is the second Black artist to win a Grammy award for album of the year for 2022s We Are. His most recent recording World Music Radio is a concept album that follows an alien being named Billy Bob Bo through a journey into musical knowledge. It also is full-on funky.

Sadé Awele: The Intuition Tour

When : June 7, 7 p.m. Where : FOX Cabaret Tickets/info : foxcabaret.com

One of the growing number of dynamic young artists coming up the ranks in the local scene, singer Sadé Awele has been turning heads and owing ears since the release of her EP, Intuition. This Nigerian-Canadian artist cites everyone from Stevie Wonder to Lauryn Hill and Beyoncé as influences and comes with a style all her own. As a participant in the Women in Studio Accelerator Program run by Music Publishers Canada, she has toured Europe, been awarded for her video for the song Intuition at the Paris Short Film Festival and Toronto Film Festival and is now back to blow minds locally.

Snoop Dogg Cali To Canada Tour

When : June 25, 8 p.m. Where : Rogers Arena Tickets/info : Ticketmaster.com

If there is one thing you can count on with a Snoop Dogg concert, it’s that the West Coast rap legend will be on the road with a crew ready to bring the party vibes to town. Case in point, the Cali To Canada tour, which brings Mr. Tha Dogg and G-funkers Warren G and DJ Quick as well as NYC DJ Green Lantern together for a night of smoking good times. Since the tour starts in Halifax on June 3, the Cali part is more personality than geography. But nobody really cares when Snoop is in the house.

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 L’Arc~en~Cielが、4月6日および7日に【ARENA TOUR 2024 UNDERGROUND】を埼玉・さいたまスーパーアリーナにて開催した。下記にて、同公演のオフィシャルレポートを掲載する。 その他の画像 ===  L’Arc~en~Cielが約2年振りに開催、2月にスタートさせた全国ツアー【ARENA TOUR 2024 UNDERGROUND】を完走した。これまでライヴで披露する機会が少なかった楽曲たちに光を当てるコンセプトのもと、レア曲尽くしのセットリストで臨む冒険的かつ実験的なツアーだった。ファンクラブ限定の横浜アリーナ2Daysを残し、事実上のファイナルとして開催された4月6日、7日、さいたまスーパーアリーナでの一般公演の模様をレポートする。  メリーゴーラウンドを思わせる円形のセンターステージと、そこから伸びる4本の花道。LEDスクリーンを備えた天蓋と台座の間を紗幕が覆っている。開演前から雨音を含むアンビエントなSEが流れていて、次第に雨足が強くなると場内は暗転。入れ替わりに、無線制御のオフィシャルグッズL'ライトが観客の手元で色とりどりに点灯する。いよいよ開演である。  雨夜に浮かび上がる月と、ピアノの暗鬱な調べ。聳え立つ古城に向かって羽ばたくカラスが咥えていた、種のような、光る楕円の物体をくちばしから落下。すると画面が切り替わり、地下室への階段を降りていく黒衣の4人をカメラが追う。フードを外しメンバーが一人一人大写しになると、yukihiro(Dr.)が広げた掌からは砂が零れ、ken(Gt.)の掌には風、tetsuya(Ba.)は水、hyde(Vo.)は火が出現。集まった4人は同時に手をかざし、それらを地面に向かって放つ。カラスがくわえていた種と、メンバーが持っていたエレメントとが合体して、何かが生まれるのだろうか? そんな予感と共に、扉が開き光に向かって歩いていく4人の後ろ姿が映し出され、場内では大歓声と拍手が沸き起こった。ツアーロゴが出現し、ピアノの第一音が鳴り響く。赤く照らされた紗幕越しに始まった1曲目は、1994年リリースのアルバム『Tierra』収録の「All Dead」。メンバーのシルエットが亡霊のように浮かび上がり、姿はまだ見えず焦らされる。スノードームにステージごと閉じ込められたかのように白い破片が宙を舞い散り、紗幕を活かした演出の美しさに目を瞠った。  切り込むような鋭さで2曲目の「EXISTENCE」を放つと、紗幕が振り落とされ4人の姿が露わに。hydeは早速「Sing out!」とファンを煽り、一体感を求めていく。続けざまに「THE NEPENTHES」を投下、緑の光で場内は染め上げられた。ステージからはスモークとファイアボールが噴き上がり壮観な眺めである。hydeは大きく脚を広げた低い姿勢で猛々しく咆哮、かと思えば澄み渡ったロングトーンを聴かせ、変幻自在な歌声で陶酔させた。  濃密なグルーヴ感で圧倒した序盤を経て、「砂時計」からはムードが変わった。天使の梯子を思わせる無数の白い光がステージを照らし、kenの繊細なギターカッティングがそこに漂う空気に色を付けていく。tetsuyaのベースが寄り添うように重なり、yukihiroの鳴らしたシンバルは光の粒を撒き散らすかのように煌めいていた。hydeは胸に手を当て一語一語を噛み締めるように歌唱。例えば〈幸せを望む事がその悲劇を呼んでいる〉など、歌詞には現代の時世を投影して聴くこともでき、その普遍性に唸らされた。深遠な世界観に既に惹き込まれていたが、次曲「a silent letter」が始まると、更に一段深い奈落が存在していることに気付かされた。青から白へのグラデーションで制御されたL'ライトは客席を星空のように色どり、更に俯瞰で見れば、すり鉢状の底で回転し始めた円形ステージは、あてどなく銀河系を浮遊する大きな宇宙船のようだった。ツアー初日には虚ろなメランコリックさに魅入られたこの曲は、公演ごとに印象が変化。この日の表現からは、静かな祈りのような純粋無垢さを感じた。終盤、歌と演奏の昂りとシンクロして赤い光が加わっていく照明演出が鮮烈で、最後に静寂が訪れるその時まで、すべてが完璧に美しかった。  煽情的なピアノが響き、真っ赤に染められたステージで「Ophelia」を披露。hydeはサックスを演奏、kenは腰掛けて煙草をくゆらせながらクラシックギターを情熱的に弾いた。滑らかにベースを奏でながら、コーラスも担うtetsuya。yukihiroは変化していくリズムをコントロールし、正確に繰り出していく。「Taste of love」は選曲そのものの驚きに加え、柵状の床下からステージを這うhydeを追うアングル、yukihiroのキックする足元を捉えるアングルなどを導入した画期的なカメラワークでも沸かせた。狂おしいギターソロを掻き鳴らすken。ピンスポットを集中的に浴びてtetsuyaがベースソロを奏でた瞬間、会場がどよめいた。〈愛している〉の歌唱をファンに委ね、歌い終えたhydeの目元は、涙か汗なのか、潤んでいるように見えた。  第一部が終わり、ブラウン管のテレビがLEDスクリーンに出現。1980年代のテクノポップ調BGMに乗せ、オープニング映像の古城を3Dスキャンしたような線画と、その廊下を羽ばたく鳥が投影され、幾多のキューブが組み合わさってメンバーのフィギュアを形作っていく。第二部の1曲目は「Voice」。アルバム『DUNE 10th Anniversary Edition』のジャケットアートワークが三次元化したような空と海の映像が映し出されるスクリーンをバックに、開放的で瑞々しいサウンドを鳴り響かせる。以降、ステージから四方へ伸びた花道へ、メンバーは随時歩み出てファンの近くでパフォーマンスしていく。髪を振り乱し身体を揺らしながら、kenは心地良さそうにギターを奏でていた。呼吸のピッタリと合ったキメを鳴らし、「Vivid Colors」へ突入。L'ライトと照明はひときわカラフルで、LEDスクリーンも大きな刷毛で絵の具をペイントするように色で埋め尽くされていく。「叫べ、さいたま!」とファンに呼び掛け、シンガロングを求めるhyde。tetsuyaは花道の突端でジャンプしながらターンを繰り返した。一音一音が光に満ち、メンバーもファンも笑顔。会場は多幸感に満ちていく。そこへ「flower」を放つと明るさは更に増していき、hydeとtetsuyaが向かい合ってパフォーマンスする場面に沸き立つ観客。続けて披露することで輝きが増幅していく、マジカルな3曲の連なりだった。   ここで初めて「さいたま! L’Arc~en~Cielです」とhydeは挨拶、yukihiroが合の手を入れるようにキックを踏み鳴らした。「どうですか? センターステージ。皆近いね。全部見えるからね」とファンに語り掛けると、AIによる英語の同時通訳が字幕化。これはツアー初日にはなかった演出である。「今日も久しぶりの曲をたくさんやっております。マニアックな人たちが多いと思うので、ほぼ知ってる? 全部歌える? いい声してたね」などと話し掛け、その間ステージはゆっくりと回転していた。「いちばん声援が大きいところで止まるようになってます」というジョークで笑わせ、停止すると「まだまだ続きますが、『It’s the end』」とタイトルコールに繋げた。夕焼けを思わせる濃いオレンジ色の光の中、異国の大地を南へと向かう車だろうか、車窓からの風景を思わせる黄昏の映像と共に、小気味よく乾いたサウンドを鳴らしていく。  エレクトロなSEに続き「shade of season」が始まると、ブラウン管テレビ状がLEDスクリーンに出現し、メンバーの姿とモノクロの月面映像がオーバーラップして投影され、レトロフューチャーな物憂い雰囲気が醸し出された。hydeは黒いレザーグローブをした手で口元を覆うなど、倒錯的な色気を漂わせながら、艶やかなヴェルヴェットヴォイスで歌唱。ストイックなyukihiroのドラミングは、品格ある端整な美しさで曲を支えていた。kenの掻き鳴らすアコースティックギターで「Blame」が始まると、黒と白を基調とした現代アート風イメージ映像に赤が差し色として加わる、ソリッドな印象のライヴ空間へ。曲の印象を決定付けるリフを緻密に刻み続けながら、伸びやかに歌うような心地良さも堪能させるtetsuyaのベースライン。強弱のメリハリ豊かなパフォーマンスで、4人の音の呼吸がピッタリと合っていなければ生まれないグルーヴ感が心地良かった。  荘厳なSEが響き、始まったのは世にも美しいミディアムバラード「叙情詩」。両手でマイクスタンドを握り締め目を閉じて歌うhydeは、アーチ状のモチーフのフレームに収まり、神秘的な宗教画のように見える。音階を軽やかに高下するkenのアルペジオは、春に散る花弁や秋の落ち葉を脳裏にイメージさせた。曲の世界観に似つかわしい柔らかな白い光に包まれながら、4人は音を厚く重ねながらも決して濁ることのない、奇跡的なアンサンブルを織り成していく。陶酔の中で、第二部は締め括られた。  余韻冷めやらぬうちに始まったのは“THE L’ArQuiz”。 L’Arc~en~Cielにまつわる三択クイズを楽しむコーナーである。観客は起立し、正解だと思う色をL'ライトで意思表示、ハズれたら消して着席していく、というルール。勝ち残った観客がその都度LEDスクリーンに映し出されていくのだが、ライヴ参加者の年齢層が幅広いこと、また、掲げている国旗やボードなどから、世界各国のファンが詰め掛けていることも一目瞭然。温かな気持ちになるのだった。  勝者たちが祝福された後、VTRがスタート。ひび割れた大地から芽が出て花が咲き、城の外壁や庭には緑が生い茂り、孤独なカラスは白いハトに変身、やがて仲間たちが増えていった。物悲しい旋律は明るいハーモニーへと変わり、青空には虹が架かる。一瞬暗くなった後、ライトが点くと「GOOD LUCK MY WAY」が始まり、ステージにはyukihiro、3本の花道の先にそれぞれhyde、ken、tetsuyaが立っており、大歓声が巻き起こった。tetsuyaは更にアリーナへ降りてファンの至近距離でパフォーマンス。弾けんばかりの楽しさ、喜びに満ちた第三部の幕開けだった。  ステージが回転し始めて、火花の特効が炸裂する中で「Killing Me」を投下。スモークも床下から吹き上げ、壮観な眺めとなる。コーラスするkenにhydeが接近、やがてtetsuyaも近付いて、yukihiroの前で全員が集まるフォーメーションに。それを観た観客は、どんな特効に煽られるよりも盛り上がっていた。「自由への招待」へと雪崩れ込むと、まるで無邪気なバンドキッズのような生き生きとした演奏を繰り広げ、伸びやかに歌い終えたhydeは最後にダッシュ、yukihiroとアイコンタクトを取りジャンプダウンして音を止めた。 「さいたまの皆さん、楽しんでますか? いいね、皆笑顔でね。かわいい」とhydeはファン見渡しながら語り掛けた。名古屋公演から少し空いた期間にhydeが韓国を訪れていた話題となり、何を食べたのかをkenが尋ねると、hydeは「何だっけ? タコが生きてるやつ」と返答。tetsuyaがここで「今日からAIに答えてもらえるようにヴァージョンアップしました」と発表、早速質問してみることに。kenの質問に対し、怒涛の早口で長文返答をし始め、暴走するAI。困惑するkenとAIとのやり取りは想定外の展開を見せ、会場は爆笑。カメラがyukihiroの笑顔を捉え、hydeは「涙出てきた(笑)」と衣装で目元を拭うほど。tetsuyaが「L’Arc~en~CielのコンサートのMCで、盛り上がるMCを教えてください」と質問すると、AIはやはり早口で長文ではあるものの、ところどころ的を射たアドバイスを回答。tetsuyaは「ライヴのMCでAIを使ったの、世界初じゃない? ツアー中もヴァージョンアップしてるでしょ?」と胸を張った。生きたタコの料理名はサンナッチだと判明し、hydeが「サンナッチ、ということでいいですか?」と尋ね、kenが頭上で丸のジェスチャーをすると大爆笑のAIコーナーは終了。「まだ続きますけど、『Bye Bye』」(hyde)とタイトルコールに繋げた。「Bye Bye」でメンバーの姿がアニメ化されモニターに映し出されたのも新演出。曲調こそ明るいものの、別れが近付くライヴ終盤の心情とシンクロする切ない歌詞が、じんわりと沁み込んでくる。続いて届けたのは、コロナ禍の真っ只中にリリースされたシングル「ミライ」。ミラーボールが輝くステージで、yukihiroの背後の台に立ち、歌唱するhyde。<今虹がかかり>のフレーズと同時に、虹色のレーザーが会場に広がっていき、眩い絶景が立ち現れた。弓を引いて矢を放つアクションでhydeが歌い終えると、合唱の英詞がLEDスクリーンに映し出されファンは歌唱、メンバーはその声に耳を傾ける。L’Arc~en~Cielにとっての声出し解禁ライヴは本ツアーの初日公演だった。結成30周年をファンと共に祝いたい、という想いで生み出されたこの曲が、コロナ禍を経て、ようやく合唱にまで漕ぎつけた。会場に響く清らかな歌声は、心を震わせてやまなかった。 「Link」が始まるとすぐ銀テープが噴出、アリーナに転がった巨大バルーンに観客が手を伸ばし、高揚感溢れるポップナンバーにぴったりな楽しさが視覚的、体感的にももたらされていく。ライヴが終わりゆく寂しさを忘れようとするかのように、ジャンプやターンを繰り返し盛り上がる会場。バルーンはやがて弾け、中から小さな色とりどりの風船が溢れ出していった。「次で最後の曲になりました」とhydeが告げると、「え~!」と惜しむ声が響いた。「楽しかったね、久しぶりの曲はどうだったでしょうか?」と問い掛けると大きな拍手が返ってくる。客席の様子を評し、「星空みたいに綺麗に見えてね。いつも励ましてもらってるなあって。感激しました」とコメント。“UNDERGROUND”というコンセプトで掘り起こした初期曲は、「20歳ぐらいの時につくった曲とか、今演奏すると感慨深い」と語り、「あの時はこういう曲をつくって……その時の(音楽)シーンもあるじゃない? そこにぶち込んで、暴れていたんだなって。今この歳になって、新たな気持ちで演奏したりすると、また別の味わいを感じながら演奏させていただきました」と、率直に想いを述べていく。「“皆が聴きたい”と思っている曲をやってみたけど、楽しくてね」とも。このタイミングでkenが客席に向かい、大きく両手を振っていたのも印象的だった。「MY HEART DRAWS A DREAM」を最後に届け、ファンの合唱に耳を澄ます場面は、「ミライ」同様、それが叶わなかった日々が思い起こされた。悲喜交々の感情を呼び起こされた、初日公演。単にコアファンに向けてレア曲を並べた、というセットリストでは無いことは明らかだった。  Day1より1時間早い16時開演のDay2。ピアノの一音目と赤く染められた紗幕の演出はDay1同様だが、始まったのは「All Dead」ではなく「THE BLACK ROSE」という、うれしい裏切り。牙を剥くようなアグレッシヴな幕開け方は、両日共通している。「EXISTENCE」の<掴み取れ自由を!>で跪くhyde。kenが繰り返すアウトロのアルペジオの不穏さな響きにゾクゾクとし、鳥肌が立った。この日の「THE NEPENTHES」の歌唱は破裂音を荒っぽく吐き捨てるようなワイルドさがあり、yukihiroのドラミングもよりグルーヴィーでドラマティックに感じられた。「砂時計」は深く艶のある歌声に、tetsuyaのベースラインがそっと寄り添うように絡んでいく。同じ曲でも日によって印象が異なり、特に「a silent letter」は解釈が丸ごと変わってしまう不思議な曲だった。この日は子守歌のような包容力と穏やかさを序盤に感じ、終盤に向かうにつれ、濃密な死の気配に包まれていった。もちろん受け手の数だけ感じ方が存在するのだが、それもL’Arc~en~Cielの楽曲には様々な解釈を可能とする多面性があるから。加えて、メンバーの表現力の深化が奥行きを与え、解釈の幅を一層押し広げているのだろう。「Ophelia」は円熟した色気が匂い立ち、hydeのロングトーンは声を張り上げることが一切なく、それがむしろ抑えた激情を浮き彫りにしていた。遠くから聴こえてくる地響きのようなSEに続き、tetsuyaがベースのリフを弾く手元から煽る大胆なカメラアングルで始まる「Taste of love」。ギターソロを掻き鳴らすkenは、音に深く没入しているように見える。レア曲尽くしの第一部は興奮のうちに終わり、強烈な残像を刻んだ。  第二部の「Voice」のメロディーと展開の美しさに陶酔していると、kenとアイコンタクトして顔をほころばせるyukihiroがLEDスクリーンに写し出され、観客は大歓声。こうした小さな出来事からも、メンバーが楽しみながらプレイしていることを窺い知ることができた。「Vivid Colors」では<目を閉じて>と歌いながら両目を手で覆って跪いたhyde。tetsuyaは最後、プレイを終えると高くベースを掲げた。「flower」はhydeとtetsuyaが身を寄せ合うような距離感で始まり、やがて二人はそれぞれに花道やステージ外周に歩み出て、ファンとコミュニケーションした。MCでは「会いたかった? かわいい声聴かせてくれよ!」とhydeが叫ぶと、「会いたかった!」と大きな声で答えが返ってきた。久しぶりの披露となる曲たちを「次いつやるか分かんないからね、しっかり目に焼き付けて帰ってください」と語り掛けたhyde。「It’s the end」の後は、Day1の「shade of season」に代わり、このツアーで28年振りに披露しているレア曲中のレア曲「Cureless」を放ち、シャウト混じりのヴォーカリゼイションと激情迸るプレイでファンを熱狂させた。「Blame」の歌唱も演奏も、隅々まで意識が張り巡らされていると同時に、伸びやかでヴィヴィッド。いつまでもこのバンドアンサンブルを聴き続けていたい、と思わず願った。歌い始める前に大きく息を吸う音すらドラマティックだった「叙情詩」。kenの刻むギターリフはグルーヴを生み出し、対比的にtetsuyaのベースはヴェールのようにサウンド全体を柔らかく覆っていた。オレンジ系のライトが衣装を照らすことで深い陰影を生み、ステージ上のメンバーを絵画のように美しく描き出しているのだった。  “THE L’ArQuiz”コーナー、VTRを経て、第三部が「GOOD LUCK MY WAY」で幕開けると、「Killing Me」では花道の先で演奏していたkenをhydeが羽交い絞め。そこへ別の花道から急いで走って来たtetsuyaが合流、貴重な3ショットに大歓声が起こった。kenはメインステージへと駆け戻り、ギターソロを完遂。その間hydeとtetsuyaは花道で向き合ってパフォーマンスし続けていた。「自由への招待」に代わりDay2は「NEXUS 4」を披露。突き抜けた明るい曲調が清々しい空気感を広げ、hydeはドローンカメラに向かってダッシュ。臨場感のある映像がモニターに映し出されていく。この曲でもhydeはギターソロでkenに接近。ファンにとって掛けがえのない尊い場面がステージのあちこちで生まれていた。 「ライヴハウスより近いね」とセンターステージのファンとの距離感を語ったhydeは、花道を歩きながら「うれしい? 良かったねえ」「(『Taste of love』で)<愛してる>って言ったの? かわいいね。おじさんも言ってくれた? よしよし」などと、幼い子どもをあやすような口調で、幅広い年齢層のファンに愛情たっぷりに語り掛けた。「今日、いい感じですよ。グーッと集中してね」とライヴの手応えを語り、浴びせられる歓声を聴き「そんなにラルク好きですか?」と質問。「好き!」という無数の声が響き渡った。  LEDスクリーンに投影される映像によって、まさにメリーゴーラウンドと化したステージで「Bye Bye」を披露。「ミライ」では、メンバーはイヤモニを外したり手を耳に当てたりしてファンの合唱を聴き、「Link」へ。最後のMCでは、「久しぶりの曲たくさんやったと思うんですけど、どうだったでしょうか?」というhydeの問い掛けに、「最高!」などの掛け声や拍手が響き、kenもステージでそっと拍手を送っていた。hydeは、20歳や21歳でつくった曲を「今再現するのは、最初は照れ臭さもあったんですけど、面白いね。当時考えていた気持ちを再認識する、というか」と感慨深そうに語り、「“こんなこと思ってたんだな”とか思いながら、実は歌ってます」と心の内を明かした。「当時の景色とか、思い浮かべながら歌ったりしていました。皆もきっと……いろんなお客さんがいらっしゃる。記憶の中にはL’Arc~en~Cielの音楽があって、“あの曲を聴いたらあの頃を思い出すんだよな”とかあると思います」とコメント、ファンの人生に想いを馳せた。「きっとそうやって皆の血の中に入っているんだろうなと思いながら今日は歌いました」と語ると大きな拍手が起きた。 「声を出せない時期もありましたけど、お互いの逢いたいという気持ちが叶って、良かったなと思います。今日はありがとうございました」と真っ直ぐに感謝を述べると、混じり気のない澄み渡ったkenのギターの音色を皮切りに、「MY HEART DRAWS A DREAM」が始まっていく。慈愛を湛えた温かな表情で歌うhyde。合唱でファンと想いを通い合わせ、最後の力を出し切るようにエモーショナルにプレイし、アイコンタクトを交わして音を止めるメンバーたち。モニターが映し出したその表情は、柔らかで穏やかなものだった。ステージを降りる際、kenもyukihiroもファンに向かって手を振って挨拶。hydeは投げキッスを放ち、バレエダンサーのように優雅なお辞儀をして去っていった。tetsuyaは「ありがとう! 楽しかった?」とファンに問い掛けながら全花道を巡り、「ありがとう! 声出せるっていいね」とコメント。BGMが一瞬止まり、ピンスポットを全身に浴びると「まったね~!」と挨拶してステージを後にした。  長年にわたり眠っていた初期曲や、近年の作品でもライヴで披露する機会が少なかった曲たちにスポットを当てた、前例のないコア曲揃いのセットリスト。全てが名曲であり、2024年の今を生きるメンバーの身体を通して歌い奏でられることで、イメージは瑞々しく刷新されたが、もちろん元来の魅力を損なうこともなかった。hyde、ken、tetsuya、yukihiroが持つ固有の魅力を4つのエレメントで表し、それらが合わさって生まれるL’Arc~en~Cielの音楽が希望の光となり、傷付いてひび割れた人々の心を癒していく、というイメージを一連の映像は象徴していた。素晴らしいのは、難解な説明もなく、芸術性とエンターテインメント性を兼備した構成と演出によって、それをすんなりと体感できるライヴとなっていたことである。開幕からファイナルまで、公演ごとに絶え間ないヴァージョンアップが重ねられていたのはプロフェッショナル集団だからこそ。シンプルに、メンバーがL’Arc~en~Cielの音楽を、ライヴで歌い奏でることを楽しんでいるように見えたのもうれしく思われた。気付けば結成35周年もすぐそこに迫っている。L’Arc~en~Cielの未来のために、意義深い挑戦と実験を成功させたツアーだった。 Text:大前多恵 Photo:Hideaki Imamoto / Takayuki Okada / Yuki Kawamoto / Hiroaki Ishikawa / Tomohide Sodeyama / Viola Kam ◎公演情報 【ARENA TOUR 2024 UNDERGROUND】 2024年4月6日(土)、7日(日) 埼玉・さいたまスーパーアリーナ

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テレ東社長「警察密着24時!!」内容を謝罪し番組制作中止を発表 「もうやめます。テレビ局の信頼を傷つけることになる」

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アイドル時代と変貌の28歳女優 深夜酔っぱらって路上 目撃暴露が続々 くっきー!「歌舞伎町でベロベロ 小指にヒール」→悲鳴「ええーっ」

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  1. Forbidden Vancouver Tours

    Follow the lamplight of your guide into Vancouver's earliest and most gruesome history. You'll step inside a world of murder, revenge, and true grit in a dramatic retelling of Victorian Gastown's earliest stories. Hear tales of deadly fire, smallpox, and more in this unique performance-theatre experience. DAILY 7PM + THURS-SAT 8PM | $33.

  2. The Underground Tour

    The Underground Tour. The Underground is an extraordinary opportunity to see what life was like at one of the largest copper mines in its day. As an important part of British Columbia's history, Britannia Mine Museum is proud to offer our guests access to this Canadian Signature Experience. Just like miners back in 1914, you'll board our mine ...

  3. Britannia Mine Museum: Award-winning Museum and National Historic Site

    Discover a little-seen world that fascinates all ages, turning out awe-inspiring sights and memorable family experiences. Rumble aboard our underground train and learn from informative but informal tour guides. Discover BOOM! an award-winning multi-sensory and special effects experience inside the historic Mill.

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    Vancouver Seaplane Tour. 681. Up, up and away! See the city of Vancouver and the beautiful surrounding mountains from the air on a scenic seaplane tour. Escape the crowds... Read More. 30 minutesFree CancellationInstant Confirmation. fromUS$103.03.

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    BOTH YOUR VANCOUVER ATTRACTIONS TICKET, AND YOUR CONFIRMATION FROM BRITANNIA MINE MUSEUM WILL BE NEEDED TO GAIN ADMISSION. Contact Britannia Mine Museum at 1.800.896.4044 or [email protected]. Rumble aboard The Underground train as it rolls through an historic mining tunnel. Push up your sleeves at our Gold Panning Pavilion and keep what you find!

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    Hello! Yes, we have a couple options if you do not have a car. Landsea Tours & Adventures offers a Sea to Sky Tour that departs Vancouver daily and includes admission to the Britannia Mine Museum, the new Sea to Sky Gondola and a stop at Shannon Falls. To inquire call 1-877-669-2277 or local at 604-255-7272. Or, reach us by Greyhound Bus Lines.

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    Underground train . My tour begins inside of the large white structure named Mill 3. There's a chill in the air and my first thought is that the raw, exposed walls and pipes would make a great backdrop for a horror movie or underground nightclub. ... and travel writer whose mission is to inspire people to explore the world. Based in Vancouver ...

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    Private Tour: Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Trip. 6. from $595.35. Vancouver, British Columbia. Small Group Tour: Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain from Vancouver. 176. from $216.69. Vancouver, British Columbia. Vancouver's Street Art and Craft Beer Walking Tour | 3-Hour.

  9. Horne Lake Caves

    At Horne Lake Caves we offer guided tours of some of the most beautiful and accessible caves found anywhere in the province. Our guides are experienced in working with guests of all ages and activity levels, and take pride in providing a safe and structured environment for visitors to explore this unique underground world.

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    UNDERGROUND TOUR. 614 1st Avenue, in Pioneer Place Park, Pioneer Square, between Cherry and James Street. Take the James Street Exit from Interstate 5. 206-682-4646.

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    Vancouver Tour Details: Our tour begins outside 49th Parallel Cafe in beautiful downtown Vancouver. One of Vancouver's most popular coffee and donut shops, 49th Parallel is home to some of the most aesthetic and tasty donuts you'll ever see. ... Underground Donut Tour, 211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 301, Chicago, IL 844-366-8848 info ...

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  13. Tunnels Under Downtown: Vancouver History Readers' Choice

    There is an old CPRail tunnel under downtown and in some spots it's only about 6 meters below the surface. CPRail used the 1,396-metre-long (4,579 feet) tunnel for nearly 50 years. From VancouverHistory.ca: "Construction on the tunnel began in January 1931 and was completed in July 1933.

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    Experience the sweet flavors of Vancouver with a guided donut walking tour. Explore Downtown and Gastown as you try different donuts across the city and see the outside of the Vancouver Art Gallery. Language: English En. ... Downtown Vancouver Donut Adventure by Underground Donut Tour. Activity provider:Underground Donut Tour. 4.2 / 5 5 reviews.

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    Call 206-682-4646, ext. 118. BILL SPEIDEL'S UNDERGROUND TOUR. is Seattle's most unusual attraction, a humorous stroll through intriguing subterranean storefronts and sidewalks entombed when the city rebuilt on top of itself after the Great Fire of 1889. The 75-minute guided walking tour begins beneath Doc Maynard's Public House, then spills ...

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    The Vancouver Underground Donut Tour begins at Breka, the city's popular local 24-hour bakery chain known for its fresh-baked donuts. Guests then make their way on foot through downtown, making a couple of key stops in between before wrapping up at Cartems, one of Vancouver's favourite modern donut shops.

  18. Downtown Vancouver Donut Adventure by Underground Donut Tour

    The Underground Donut Tour provides a unique opportunity to not only sample Vancouver's best donuts but also to learn about the city's food culture. As you visit four top donut shops near downtown, Canada Place , and Gastown , you'll be surrounded by like-minded aficionados sharing the joy of these sweet treats.

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    Vancouver tours kick off on Friday, August 12, and run year-round. The experience starts at Breka Bakery on Bute Street. ADVERTISEMENT. You can get tickets for a tour every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 9 am and noon for now. More dates and times will be added in the future. Tickets cost $40 for adults and $25 for kids 10 and under.

  20. Vancouvers Underground Comedy Club

    Located in the heart of Gastown. The Underground Comedy Club was nominated for the Best Comedy Experience in Vancouver by the 2023 Golden Owl Awards. We have 6 Vancouver Comedy Shows every week. 8008135. Underground Comedy is Vancouver's Best Stand Up Comedy Club Stand-Up Comedy is the thing to do in Vancouver to see culture and art.

  21. Vancouver donut tour takes you to the best spots in the city

    Photo via Underground Donut Tour. The two-hour guided walking tour will take you on a curated eating experience to 4 iconic donut shops in Vancouver. First up is the 24-hour powerhouse bakery, Breka. Visitors will then make their way through West End and downtown, making a few stops before ending their journey at Cartems in Gastown.

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  28. Jon Batiste: UNEASY Tour

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