Archive for the category "interview"

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 […]

Mary McNeil Candidate Interview Vancouver False-Creek

May 11th, 2009 @ 6:46pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

In April I did three candidate interviews in one day, covering Vancouver West-End and Vancouver-Hastings and I thought those would be my last. Three more interviews later and I’m falling behind on content, as expected. I was however able to meet up with Mary McNeil, the BC Liberal candidate for Vancouver False-Creek so here are […]

Candidate Interview with Carole James

May 7th, 2009 @ 1:31pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Continuing my election coverage I have requested interviews with several of the candidates for Premier and they have all been gracious enough to supply answers to my questions (in email or video form). The following are the responses from Carole James of the BC NDP (some of the questions are similar to those I have […]