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VIFF 2014: That’s a Wrap

October 20th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) wrapped up a record-setting year on October 10th. The 33rd annual event saw a 10% increase over 2013 at the box office, which was the previous benchmark year. Over the course of the festival’s 16 days, VIFF presented 549 public screenings of 349 films from more than 70 countries, […]

SPARK Animation 2014: Win Tickets

October 20th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Calling all animation students, artists, industry members, and enthusiasts! The Spark Computer Graphics Society presents SPARK Animation 2014, a conference and film festival celebrating creativity, inspiration and innovation in animation around the world. What: SPARK Animation 2014 October 22 – 26 at the Vancity Theatre Where: Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour in Vancouver When: October 22nd […]

Looking Down: Manhole Cover Art in Vancouver

October 17th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week I was on a trip to the Okanagan where I snapped colourful landscape photos of views and vineyards as far as the eye could see. To my surprise, none has garnered as much attention as a photo of a manhole cover I took upon my return to Vancouver. Locals, as I have come […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

October 16th, 2014 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

In between Thanksgiving and Halloween, Vancouver has plenty of activities for young and old, both indoors and out. There are free movies to enjoy, the last taste of Oktoberfest at the Vancouver Alpen Club, tours, fundraisers, films, and the Vancouver Halloween Parade and Expo along with everything else listed below: Photo credit: Carol Nixon on […]

Triple O’s and KidSport Team Up for BC Kids

October 16th, 2014 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo: Triple O’s on Facebook This fall you can support KidSport, getting children active in organized sports, when you visit participating Triple O’s locations. Until October 24th, donations made at any of the 32 participating Triple O’s locations will support registration fees for children in BC. KidSport BC is Triple O’s charity of choice and […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

October 16th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Trading off the bright summer sunshine for a multicoloured display of fallen autumn leaves, local photographers of all kinds have captured the vibrancy of the season through their images. Here is this week’s selection of photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram. Enjoy! Vancouver Photos of the Week Photo credit: Doug Farmer […]

3 Places to Watch Halloween Movies in Vancouver

October 16th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dust dances in the beam of light streaming from the projector. Your hand trembles as it reaches for another piece of popcorn that may or may not make it to your mouth as you pause with fear. You start whispering to the characters on screen, warning them of the danger they are about to put […]

5 Haunted Houses To Visit This Halloween

October 15th, 2014 @ 3:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is not immune to haunted houses and ghostly tales, and at this time of year eerie amusements and attractions with the sole purpose of scaring your proverbial pants off pop up all around town. I found five that will get your blood pumping this season: Haunted Mansion at the PNE. Photo by Phillip P […]