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The BC Lions for 2010

June 10th, 2010 @ 11:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next Sunday the BC Lions will kick off the second game of their 56th season back where it all began, at Empire Field in East Vancouver. With the dome at BC Place deflated and renovations well underway, the 2010 season will take place outside on turf where the team played from 1954 to 1982. BCLions.com […]

Interview with Bob Lenarduzzi

June 3rd, 2010 @ 5:33pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently had the chance to chat with Bob Lenarduzzi, President of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC and CBC commentator for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Born and raised in the Vancouver area, Lenarduzzi could easily be referred to as the Wayne Gretzky of Canadian soccer. He was a star of the North […]

Tony Parsons Joins CBC Vancouver

April 12th, 2010 @ 1:18pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

At a press conference at the CBC Vancouver broadcast centre this afternoon it was announced that legendary BC anchor Tony Parsons would be co-hosting the local supper-hour newscast. Tony Parsons, who I grew up watching on BCTV, anchored his final newscast on Global TV’s News Hour in December of 2009. Around that time but published […]

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 […]