When You’re Smilin’

Smilin' Buddha Cabaret, June 1964. Brian Kent photo.

Smilin’ Buddha Cabaret, June 1964. Brian Kent photo.

Smilin' Buddha Cabaret's distinctive neon signage now residing in Museum of Vancouver (MOV). ca 2012. Author's photo.

Smilin’ Buddha Cabaret’s distinctive neon signage now residing in Museum of Vancouver (MOV). ca 2012. Author’s photo.

Site of the former Smilin Buddha Cabaret as it appeared in Feb., 2015. At this time, it was the SBC Restaurant – an indoor skateboard park/restaurant. Author’s photo.

The Smilin’ Buddha Cabaret was a fixture at 109 East Hastings from the 1950s to the 1980s. Today, the place has been given new life as the SBC Restaurant – a combined indoor skateboarding park/restaurant.

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