Archive for the category "interview"

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 […]

Drinking Made Easy Vancouver: Steve McKenna Interview

February 7th, 2012 @ 10:07am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Drinking Made Easy, the HDNET series that travels around the United States to explore local brews, mixology, and drinking culture, recently found its way North of the 49th for a quick stop in Vancouver. Steve McKenna and Zane Lamprey. Photo courtesy HDNET. In each episode, host Zane Lamprey steps behind the bar in various establishments […]

Breakfast Television’s Dawn Chubai

December 15th, 2011 @ 11:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Recording artist, actress, host, and singer Dawn Chubai came to Vancouver in 2004 and has been a fixture of our morning television programming ever-since. She’s currently the “Live Eye” host for City TV’s Breakfast Television which she says is a nice opportunity for her to connect with the community. Fresh Magazine Cover “I enjoy working […]

Imagine Gift Catalogue from United Way

November 16th, 2011 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

United Way of the Lower Mainland (“UWLM”) has launched their Imagine online gift catalogue that allows you to purchase gifts that have a lasting impact in your community. The “gift catalogue” campaign has been used before by global organizations and I had the chance to speak with UWLM’s President and CEO, Michael McKnight, about how […]

Jaeger Mah: Airport Living for 80 Days

October 31st, 2011 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Jaeger Mah is 76 days into his 80 day stay at the Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”). During the summer he won the Live @ YVR contest to become a live-in reporter at the terminal and has stayed on Sea Island ever since. “I can officially check three items off my bucket list: 1) Feed a […]

Catching Up With Raffi & Layton’s Letter to the Nation

October 28th, 2011 @ 3:41pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m a “Beluga Grad” as Raffi called me — a person in my generation who grew up with the “Baby Beluga” album (although I’m more partial to “Down by the Bay and “Shake My Sillies Out”). We’d put Raffi records on before we danced around or as we were being tucked into bed at night. […]

Todd Hancock Talks Indie Night in Canada

October 25th, 2011 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Host of CFOX’s afternoon show and Indie Night in Canada, Indie Music Director Todd Hancock has a lot of advice to give up-and-coming acts in BC. We had a coffee chat recently to talk about the program and the state of the scene for independent acts in Vancouver. Photo credit: Stephen Dyrgas on Flickr “I […]