Archive for the category "interview"

Vancouver South African Film Festival 2015

April 8th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver South African Film Festival (“VSAFF”) will light up the screen at SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Theatre this weekend, April 10th to April 12th, showcasing a top notch selection of South African cinema while supporting a worthy cause. Vancouver South African Film Festival Now in its 5th year, the idea for the festival came to […]

Fan Expo Vancouver Interview with Artist Steve Skroce

April 3rd, 2015 @ 8:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Fan Expo Vancouver is coming up this weekend as Sci-Fi celebrities, comic book artists, gamers, and cosplayers get together with fans for one mega pop culture convention in Downtown Vancouver. I had the opportunity to interview talented local comic book and storyboard artist Steve Skroce, who’s done work with Marvel and DC Comics, along with […]

Shane Koyczan Silence Is A Song I Know All The Words To Tour

March 25th, 2015 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Shane Koyczan is more than the talented poet and writer who appeared in the Vancouver 2010 Olympics opening ceremonies, just as Canada is more than just hockey and fishing lines. He has been a TED speaker, has a video on YouTube with 15 million views, has opened for the Dalai Lama in Vancouver, and has […]

Dan Mangan + Blacksmith On Tour

March 13th, 2015 @ 12:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Cherry blossoms in February, a pod of orcas breaching under the Lions Gate Bridge, and Dan Mangan playing at the Vogue Theatre are all truly Vancouver experiences. I caught up with the local musician before his Canadian tour early this spring, which is soon to be followed by an extensive European circuit in April. “It […]

Vancouver Craft Brewery Shuttle

March 10th, 2015 @ 10:23am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has officially established long-lasting and passionate love affair with craft beer, and the growth of the craft beer industry in BC has been astounding in the last few years. The market share for artisanal beer in British Columbia has doubled in the past four years, from 9 per cent of all beer sales in […]

A Night Out for Music Heals at The Rickshaw

February 24th, 2015 @ 7:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The bar and nightclub industry will join together to support music therapy efforts in Canada during the 4th annual A Night Out for Music Heals, happening in over a dozen cities across Canada on March 7th. When you head out to one of over 40 participating venues, $1 from your cover will go directly to […]

The Suffers Gulf Coast Soul Band from Houston

February 18th, 2015 @ 8:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

“This is 2015, this is what soul music is,” Adam Castaneda of Houston’s The Suffers told me last night at the Sunset Tavern in Seattle. The 10-member band is currently on a West Coast tour to spread their Gulf Coast Soul sound to those hungry for real, exciting, and energizing live music. Somewhere along the […]