Archive for the category "interview"

Vancouver’s Thorny Bleeder Makes CBC Radio 3’s Top 10 Music Websites List

March 7th, 2011 @ 11:37am by Rebecca Bollwitt

CBC Radio 3 is currently hosting a search for the Best Music Website in Canada. Over the last few weeks, through an online public poll, they have narrowed down the field with Vancouver having a strong showing in the top 30 listings (including Vancouver is Awesome’s music section and Backstage Rider). This week we’re down […]

Royal Winnipeg Ballet Presents Wonderland

March 4th, 2011 @ 1:20pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet (“RWB”) is bringing a modern version of Alice’s Wonderland across the country this month, stopping in Vancouver for shows March 24th until the 27th. “This is not your grandmother’s Wonderland,” said Principal dancer Tara Birtwhistle during our telephone interview. She’s currently rehearsing in-studio with the company before the tour. Photo credit: […]

Tales of the Cocktail Vancouver

January 21st, 2011 @ 10:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tales of the Cocktail has been bringing mixologists, spirit enthusiasts, professionals and suppliers together for the last eight years with their festival in New Orleans. For the first time ever, the festival is going on tour and they have made Vancouver their very first destination — with plans to make the Vancouver edition an annual […]

Darren Barefoot is Living One Year, Canadian

January 14th, 2011 @ 2:28pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Darren Barefoot, owner of Capulet Communications and one of the first-ever Vancouver bloggers, is currently on a mission to live all of 2011 “Canadian”. What this means is that for the next twelve months he will consume Canadian food, Canadian media, and wear Canadian-made clothing while blogging about the entire process. Photo credit: DBarefoot on […]

Vancouver Music: In Medias Res

January 7th, 2011 @ 2:39pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

When my husband told me that a guy at his work was in a band that I should check out, I didn’t hesitate to do just that. Over the years, I have come to trust (and love) John‘s taste in music so if he sends me a link, shares an mp3 or simply says “listen”, […]

Canadian Paralympic Committee Names Elisabeth Walker-Young Assistant Chef de Mission for London 2012

December 2nd, 2010 @ 2:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning the Canadian Paralympic Committee named four-time Paralympian Elisabeth Walker-Young as Canada’s Assistant Chef de Mission for the London 2012 Paralympic Summer Games. After captivating our attention in Vancouver last February, the Paralympics have been growing in popularity thanks to the outstanding performances by our athletes. I had the chance to chat with Elisabeth […]

Bif Naked to Speak at BC Cancer Agency Community Cancer Forum

November 26th, 2010 @ 10:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow the Westin Bayshore downtown is hosting the BC Cancer Agency Community Cancer Forum with an impressive line-up of speakers including local singer, songwriter and internationally-acclaimed artist Bif Naked. She will sharing her personal story about her battle with breast cancer over the last two years. “I Love Myself Today” from Purge, 2001 Having been […]