Archive for the category "interview"

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’ Recipe for Success

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 […]

STORYHIVE Web Series Competition

November 28th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

TELUS and Optik TV’s STORYHIVE is funding content creators in our community through two campaigns in 2014. The first in the spring awarded $200,000 in production funding and another ends on December 1st, awarding 15 $10,000 grants in BC and 15 $10,000 grants in Alberta, plus two $50,000 grants to produce and distribute a full […]

Homegrown e-Cookbook: Late Summer Nights

August 18th, 2014 @ 12:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are certainties in life such as death, taxes, and that you’ll find photos of other people’s food on Instagram. Based in Victoria, Steffani Cameron is one of said sharers of food photos; however her descriptions, sharp photography, and lessons about shopping local added so much substance to her online postings that she was compelled […]

Minimalist Ballparks by Vancouver’s S. Preston Designs

August 13th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Less is more, especially when it comes to stripping away thousands of square feet from an iconic stadium and creating a memory-triggering graphic that has caught the attention of thousands of fans — and Major League Baseball. S. Preston Art + Designs has created a wildly popular Minimalist Ballpark graphic series that went viral online […]

Mark Kleiner Power Trio at Fox Cabaret in Vancouver

August 7th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mark Kleiner photo by Garth Murphy Mark Kleiner could write the definitive guide to being in a indie glam rock band in Vancouver in the 1990s and it would be something far more insightful and entertaining than a BuzzFeed-esque mega list with animated GIFs — although his bright orange Wally’s Burgers t-shirt would have to […]

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 […]