Archive for the category "interview"

Drina Read Candidate Interview

April 27th, 2009 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

While discussing her campaign over a mango smoothie on Davie Street I realized that it was probably Drina who got me started with all of these interviews back in the fall. Drina Read is the Green Party of BC candidate for Vancouver West-End and being a long-time resident she’s very passionate about her community as […]

Haida Lane Candidate Interview

April 27th, 2009 @ 6:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I ventured outside of the downtown core to meet up with Haida Lane, the BC Liberal candidate for Vancouver-Hastings. “I’ve always had a passion for politics,” said Haida who start campaigning later in the game since the untimely passing of candidate Andrew Mak. “Given the opportunity and the need, I knew that this community could […]

Spencer Herbert Candidate Interview

April 27th, 2009 @ 12:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Spencer Herbert is the current MLA for Vancouver-Burrard and is up for re-election in the new Vancouver-West End riding with the NDP. I have been following his career since, as a member of the Vancouver Park Board, he left a comment on my blog a few years ago. I sat down with him at a […]

Next Best Job in the World

April 15th, 2009 @ 2:50pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Remember the competition for the Best Job in the World? Well, elite travel company Mason Horvath is offering up the chance at the Next Best Job in the World and it’s pretty amazing. Mason Horvath is, “a company that was created around people that want extra care and attention in their travel,” said Dean Horvath, […]

The 2009 Juno Awards: Interview with Matthew Barber

March 25th, 2009 @ 2:08pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

After releasing his latest album Ghost Notes last year Matthew Barber has been nominated for a 2009 Juno Awards for Roots/Traditional Album of the Year (solo). “I was pleasantly surprised and happy about the Juno nomination – it always feels good to be recognized in that way,” noted Barber during our chat this afternoon. The […]

Interview with Brett Gaylor of RiP: A Remix Manifesto

March 17th, 2009 @ 11:27am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning my weekly E!Online article was published featuring RiP: A Remix Manifesto. It is a documentary about copyright laws and regulations pertaining to the music and film industry — and overall in our culture. Since my chat with Brett covered a lot of ground (and I’ve seen the film twice now), the following is […]

Vancouver Site Profile: Urbantastic

March 12th, 2009 @ 9:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been known for profiling dozens of local bloggers on my site however sometimes I offer up the option to new websites in town as well. The following is what I’ve been able to learn about Urbantastic from its Co-Founders Benjamin Johnson and Heath Johns. How did Urbantastic come to be? We met at Royal […]

Uptown GiftBox Company Delivers for the Juno Awards

March 10th, 2009 @ 2:58pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada’s annual music awards, the Junos, will be hosted in Vancouver at the end of the month and with the event comes satellite parties, concerts, a celebrity and alumni hockey game, and plenty of stars. One thing I know about awards ceremonies is that gift bags filled with a plethora of high-end goodies and gadgets […]