Archive for the category "interview"

Music Monday: Joline Baylis

May 11th, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Having a dream backed by a lifelong passion is one thing, but it takes a leap faith – and a lot of perseverance – to make that dream a reality. Local singer/songwriter Joline Baylis has embarked on a journey to make music her career, punching out of day job and committing to her dream of […]

Cheer on Team Canada with the Pride and Joy App

May 5th, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

“It is a once in a lifetime opportunity we are so excited,” says Emily Zurrer, Canadian Women’s National Team member who will play in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup hosted by Canada this summer. ┬ęCanadaSoccer / by Jeff VinnickPhoto via Canada Soccer on Flickr Emily has enjoyed a stellar soccer career around the world […]

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 […]