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Mykelti Williamson’s Bubba Style

August 15th, 2012 @ 11:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mykelti Williamson Press Photo Mykelti Williamson, known best for his role as “Bubba” in the Academy Award-Winning Forrest Gump, is currently in Vancouver filming a movie for the Lifetime network. I had the chance to catch up with him to talk a bit about his current project, and a lot about his new venture into […]

Voice of Vancouver Whitecaps FC: Peter Schaad

August 5th, 2012 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

“It feels like small-town America,” Peter Schaad told me over the phone. His family just returning from a quick vacation to Point Roberts, the Vancouver Whitecaps FC play-by-play announcer tried to avoid work as best he could. “I dial completely off. I try to stay away from Twitter, as hard as that is.” Photo credit: […]

Peak Performance Project 2012: Dear Rouge

June 15th, 2012 @ 1:26pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s not always easy to be in a professional partnership with your significant other but it’s a venture that Danielle and Drew McTaggart have taken on with a smile and sky-high ambition. I met up with the pop-rock duo from the band Dear Rouge this morning to talk about how they’ve been selected a Top […]

Peak Performance Project 2012: Headwater

June 13th, 2012 @ 4:02pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Peak Performance Project is in full swing for 2012 as the Top 20 artists prepare for a summer of development, shows, festivals, and bootcamp prior to their fall showcases — and ultimately the crowning of this year’s winner. I recently interviewed finalist Dominique Fricot and today I spoke with another finalist, Matt Bryant, from […]

Peak Performance Project 2012: Dominique Fricot

June 7th, 2012 @ 10:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Peak Performance Project (“PPP”) has recently announced its Top 20 finalists for 2012. Now in its fourth year, the program — in partnership with the Music BC Industry Association — is committed to investing in BC music and hands out $320,000 annually toward the development of it’s top artists. Top 20 Finalists Alexandria Maillot […]

Canucks Across Canada: The Ultimate Fan Road Trip

May 16th, 2012 @ 10:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s nothing like a summer road trip in Canada and for those who have the time, getting across the country is a goal many would like to accomplish. Over the Rockies, through the prairies, around the Great Lakes, and reaching for the Atlantic coast. One family made the journey last year and they even had […]

Townsite Brewing in Powell River

March 14th, 2012 @ 1:42pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was recently flown up to Powell River, at the top end of our gorgeous Sunshine Coast, to visit a local icon that is in danger. Along the way I met Karen Skadsheim, owner of Townsite Brewing, Powell River’s first brewery that will be tapping its first keg later this month. Located in historic Townsite, […]

Fan Expo Vancouver: Lou Ferrigno

March 6th, 2012 @ 2:06pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Fan Expo is coming to Vancouver April 21st to 22nd, 2012 as the Comicon-style event hosts workshops, panels, gaming, Sci-Fi film and television celebrities, and more. Where Vancouver Convention Centre Date April 21 to April 22, 2012 Times Saturday 10:00am to 7:00pm Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm Tickets Available online. Single day tickets $20, weekend pass […]