Archive for the category "interview"

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 […]

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 […]