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Archive for the category "contests"

Warner Bros. & Miss604 Present the Advance Screening of New Year’s Eve

December 1st, 2011 @ 10:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This holiday season’s most anticipated film New Year’s Eve – is scheduled for release across Canada December 9th and I am giving my readers the chance to win passes to the advance screening. The film’s all-star cast includes Academy Award® winner Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Academy Award® nominee Abigail Breslin, Chris “Ludacris” […]

The Nutcracker Ballet in Vancouver

November 28th, 2011 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ballet BC presents the return of Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker this holiday season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Photo courtesy of the Alberta Ballet This classic Christmas tale will have sugarplum fairies dancing around an opulent set depicting 30th century Imperial Russia. Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable musical score will be played live by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. […]

Bedouin Soundclash Virgin Mobile Re*Generation Concert

November 25th, 2011 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bedouin Soundclash will be playing a benefit concert next Thursday in Vancouver in partnership with Virgin Mobile’s Re*Generation movement. Proceeds from the event will support Vancouver’s Broadway Youth Resource Centre, which provides a range of social, health, education, employment and life skills services to homeless and at-risk youth between the ages of 12 and 24 […]

Glow Christmas at Salt Spring

November 23rd, 2011 @ 10:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I’m heading over to Salt Spring Island to judge the Glowtini competition where local bartenders and mixologists will be creating their idea of the perfect Salt Spring Island holiday cocktail. Participants will be from Auntie Pestos Cafe, Harbour House Hotel Restaurant and Organic Farm, Marketplace Cafe, Moby’s Oyster Bar + Marine Grill, Oystercatcher, […]

VISA Perks Holiday Giveaway

November 22nd, 2011 @ 1:24pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

VISA has launched VISA Perks, a new Canadian e-shop for the holidays. Their goal is to engage with those who are doing their holiday shopping online while offering deals with merchants (like 15% off at Birks, 25% off at Adidas, and more). Photo credit: freefotouk on Flickr Over the last ten years I’ve mostly shopped […]

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge 2011

November 21st, 2011 @ 11:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Capilano Suspension Bridge is once again hosting Canyon Lights, a holiday winter wonderland nestled in a North Shore forest. Families can stroll past light displays, take a walk across the world-famous bridge, and check out treetop adventures that await in the snow. Photo courtesy Capilano Suspension Bridge Over 250,000 Canyon Lights will be up from […]

Transit Pet Peeves Contest

November 17th, 2011 @ 1:35pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

TransLink has launched a “Transit Pet Peeves” campaign with illustrations depicting some of our greatest annoyances when taking the bus or SkyTrain. They have pitted eight characters against each other in an ultimate pet peeve showdown on their Facebook page. Disco Dog. Read the Buzzer Blog’s interview with illustrator Ed Spence Many have a pet […]

Samsung Galaxy S II White Giveaway

November 16th, 2011 @ 11:36am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The holidays are coming and that means everyone’s getting into the spirit of giving. A hot item on many Christmas lists is a new smartphone so that you can network from anywhere, take amazing photos on the go, and stay connected. Samsung has offered up a great phone that does all of those things and […]