Archive for the category "interview"

Be Like Ada: Interview with Anna Stukas

July 17th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On July 19th, Be Like Ada will host hundreds of high school girls for a full day coding bootcamp in Vancouver. The girls will spend a day learning the basics of coding and the elements of code fundamentals for any programming language. Registration is still open and to promote this amazing opportunity I had a […]

Sensitive Skin on HBO Canada

July 15th, 2014 @ 1:49pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

HBO Canada is premiering a new half-hour series, Sensitive Skin, on Sunday, July 20, 2014 starring Kim Cattrall (Golden Globe® Award winner and Emmy® Award nominee) as Davina, and Don McKellar (Tony Award® winner) as her husband Al. The pair play a couple that has been married for 30 years and who recently moved from […]

Takaya Tours with Aboriginal Tourism BC

July 10th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently spent a day with Aboriginal Tourism BC and some of its stakeholders/partners to share unique local opportunities that help you experience your own city like never before. This is the second post in a three part series. Takaya Tours with Aboriginal Tourism BC “If you see one our height or bigger, our ancestors […]

Leo Awards 2014 Red Carpet

June 2nd, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The film and television industry in BC is full of talented individuals, both on screen, behind the camera and behind the scenes. Each year, the Leo Awards celebrate excellence in BC film and television production by not only awarding outstanding achievements but also by recognizing them in the first place. “Making fabulous television in Vancouver […]

Vancouver Building History on Instagram

May 29th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We recently heard from some Midwest travellers who visited Vancouver this spring and it was fascinating to hear them remark not on the mountains and the ocean, of which locals are so proud, but our architecture. In particular, the brilliant glass along False Creek and Coal Harbour that has been forming like crystals since the […]

Pauline Johnson Opera: Composer Tobin Stokes

May 8th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Soon after I completed my online order of “Flint and Feather” the biography of E. Pauline Johnson by Charlotte Gray, I called Composer Tobin Stokes who mentioned that he had a copy of the book sitting by him as we chatted. Stokes was tasked with composing Margaret Atwood‘s libretto for PAULINE, a chamber opera about […]

Fan Expo Vancouver 2014: Billy Boyd

April 19th, 2014 @ 12:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Fan Expo Vancouver returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre April 18th to April 20th bringing with it celebrity guests, your favourite writers, actors, and more. This comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming show – expected to draw 25,000 fans – is packed with industry professionals, sketch duels, cosplay, workshops, and plenty of opportunities to shop. […]

Fan Expo Vancouver 2014: John de Lancie

April 15th, 2014 @ 10:13am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Fan Expo Vancouver returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre April 18th to April 20th bringing with it celebrity guests, your favourite writers, actors, and more. This comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming show – expected to draw 25,000 fans – is packed with industry professionals, sketch duels, cosplay, workshops, and plenty of opportunities to shop. […]