Archive for the category "contests"

Magic Monday: Camilo The Magician

March 19th, 2012 @ 1:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Breaking away from the standard Music Monday theme, today it’s Magic Monday – another artform that entertains and dazzles. I have actually been contacted by several local slight-of-hand masters and illusionists lately so I have dedicated the next few Mondays to promoting their upcoming shows. The first is Camilo — whom you might recognize from […]

Gadgets for Spring Break at Caya

March 15th, 2012 @ 11:08am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I had been by Caya before but had no idea that it was a series of boutiques setup by TELUS that connects phones, photography, accessories, Optik TV, and imaging services. Their focus right now is on gadgets for spring break — capturing and sharing your adventures with friends and family. Whether you’re heading to Whistler, […]

Elvis Costello at The Orpheum 2012

March 13th, 2012 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo courtesy of Live Nation Elvis Costello & The Impostors play the Orpheum in Vancouver April 10, 2012 at the Canadian debut of their Spinning Songbook Tour. At each performance, select fans are invited on stage to spin the songbook wheel, creating a different set at each show. The gameshow-style songbook wheel contains over 40 […]

Grouse Mountain Showdown Over the City 2012

March 12th, 2012 @ 9:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain presents the Quiksilver Showdown Over the City, a 4-star event that is part of the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour. Quiksilver Showdown Over the City 2011 from Alterna Films on Vimeo. International and local snowboard talent will be competing for $15,000 in cash and prizes at Grouse from March 23rd to March 24th, […]

Restaurants in Vancouver Parks

March 7th, 2012 @ 12:55pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Stunning views, towering trees, and lush grassy hills make local parks the perfect place for a stroll, a bike ride, and even a picnic or a fine meal. There are over a dozen restaurants in Vancouver Parks and the latest addition is the new Cactus Club on English Bay. Photos courtesy of Cactus Club Cafe […]

Fan Expo Vancouver: Lou Ferrigno

March 6th, 2012 @ 2:06pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Fan Expo is coming to Vancouver April 21st to 22nd, 2012 as the Comicon-style event hosts workshops, panels, gaming, Sci-Fi film and television celebrities, and more. Where Vancouver Convention Centre Date April 21 to April 22, 2012 Times Saturday 10:00am to 7:00pm Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm Tickets Available online. Single day tickets $20, weekend pass […]

The Art of Being Together 2012

March 5th, 2012 @ 1:33pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

L’Arche Greater Vancouver is hosting its 3rd annual Art of Being Together fundraising art exhibit this weekend. The event features artwork by some of Vancouver’s emerging artists along with pieces created by team of people with and without developmental disabilities. When Saturday March 10, 2012 from 1:00-5:00pm Where National Nikkei Museum & Heritage Centre (6688 […]

Anderson Cooper Live in Vancouver: Cancelled

March 2nd, 2012 @ 1:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Emmy Award-winning CNN anchor Anderson Cooper will be appearing in Vancouver for “A 360 Degree View of the World”, a live and unscripted engagement at the Vancouver Convention Centre on April 5th, 2012. Anderson Cooper has become “the go to source” for reliable and up to the minute, unbiased views of current events and ground-breaking […]