Archive for the category "interview"

Vancouver 2010 Paralympics Opening Ceremony

March 8th, 2010 @ 9:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay is en route, making its way to Vancouver for March 12th. This morning I had the chance to speak with Patrick Roberge whose production company, Patrick Roberge Productions (PRP), has been tasked with presenting us the the Opening Ceremony. Photo credit: Kanpeki Yume on Flickr Having closely watched several […]

George Stroumboulopoulos at Vancouver 2010

February 27th, 2010 @ 4:58pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since last year, whenever George Stroumboulopoulos has found himself in Vancouver he has also graciously found the time to do a little interview with me. Strombo & his Miss604 button – Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr We met up on the corner of Howe and Smithe this afternoon and chatted about why he’s in […]

Strathcona Community Centre: The Heart of the City

December 26th, 2009 @ 10:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

You still have time to donate to the Food Security program through the Christmas at Canada Place website. By donating through Canada Place before January 10th, 2010 you’ll be entered to win an all-inclusive trip for 2 to Jamaica. This season I have partnered with Canada Place’s Christmas campaigns and as such, I have learned […]

Interview with Antonia of Jets Overhead

October 6th, 2009 @ 3:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Jets Overhead will be playing the Live Sessions at the Chan Centre on Thursday before heading out on tour. I had the chance to speak with Antonia Freybe-Smith this week about the tour, the band and their album No Nations. Antonia met her fellow bandmates while living in Victoria where they formed Jets Overhead in […]

Vancouver's Don't Quit Your Gay Job

September 28th, 2009 @ 3:22pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week I met up with Sean Horlor of the new OUTtv series, Don’t Quit Your Gay Job. Sean wears many hats (and sometimes a boa or two) in the new show which pits him against Rob Easton as they try their hand at various jobs in the Vancouver area. Think of it as Dirty […]

A Conversation with George Stroumboulopoulos

September 27th, 2009 @ 4:49pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I sat on the steps of the Terry Fox Plaza in downtown Vancouver with George Stroumboulopoulos and chatted about the city, music, hockey, and his greatest passions in life; radio and motorcycles. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr I first met George at the David Suzuki Foundation/Vancouver Fashion Week wrap up party earlier […]

Araxi: Hell's Kitchen Winner to Cook in Whistler

July 9th, 2009 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was recently announced that the winner of season six of the hit reality cooking series, Hell’s Kitchen (featuring Chef Gordon Ramsay), will receive the coveted Head Chef position at Whistler’s Araxi restaurant. I was fortunate enough to be able to interview Araxi’s Executive Chef James Walt, who also started up Yaletown’s Blue Water Cafe […]

Interview with Todd Hallowell

May 13th, 2009 @ 7:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A little while ago I had the delightful chance to interview Todd Hallowell, the Executive Producer and Second-Unit Director of recent films like Frost/Nixon and the upcoming Angels & Demons. Since Frost/Nixon was just released on DVD that was the focus of our chat yet we also discussed various other projects and the fact that […]