Archive for the category "vancouver"

I Love Granville Island Storytelling Contest

January 14th, 2011 @ 12:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Granville Island is on almost everyone’s “must see” list when they visit or live in Vancouver. Whether you enjoy it for the arts or artisans, baked goods or butchers, restaurants or views, it has a little something for everyone and Granville Island Works would like to know what you love the most. Photo credit: jpopeskul1, […]

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Anniversary Events

January 13th, 2011 @ 4:12pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday CTV was looking for news and events surrounding any kind of Vancouver 2010 anniversary events. Turns out, there’s plenty going on around town and so far 10,000 people have signed up on Facebook for a simple gathering on Granville — anywhere on Granville between Drake and Georgia.  Photo credit: Mananetwork on Flickr Cauldron The […]

PuSh Festival 2011

January 13th, 2011 @ 1:39pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2011 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival kicks off next week and will run until mid-February. The festival’s mission is to engage and enrich audiences with “adventurous contemporary works in a spirit of innovation and dialogue.” For three weeks PuSh will present dozens of performances and productions, from karaoke and musicals to visual art exhibits […]

Vancouver History: Maxine’s

January 13th, 2011 @ 9:16am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last summer Maxine’s Hideaway in the West End closed its doors to make room for a 21-storey apartment building that will be going in at Davie and Bidwell. While many recently knew it as a restaurant lounge (as Balthazar) or a cabaret, the small structure’s past has a big story to tell. Photo credit: Photocat62 […]

Social Media Marketing Unplugged 2011

January 12th, 2011 @ 11:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

With everyone in business now realizing that social media cannot be ignored, training sessions, tutorials, and conference are popping up like crocuses in March. However, what makes a conference stand out for me is the lineup of speakers. How long have they been using social media? Do they practice what they preach? Do they have […]

Vote for SportBC’s Best of BC

January 12th, 2011 @ 9:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

SportBC will host its 45th annual Athlete of the Year Awards next month and while finalists are usually selected by a committee (of which I am a member) the Best of BC category has been opened up for public vote. Starting today, you can select your favourite BC athlete from the 2010 season in an […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool: Vancouver at Night

January 11th, 2011 @ 4:47pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other night John and I took to the skies to dine 42 storeys up at Cloud 9 in the Empire Landmark. Aside from Seasons in QE Park, it has the most amazing view of Vancouver. It takes almost exactly one hour to do a full circle in the rotating restaurant, which almost feels like […]

Crispin Glover at Pacific Cinémathèque

January 11th, 2011 @ 2:11pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pacific Cinémathèque will host an in-person Q&A and screening with Crispin Glover this week as the actor (Back to the Future, Willard, Alice in Wonderland, Hot Tube Time Machine) will present his second feature film as a director, It is Fine! EVERYTHING IS FINE. “It is Fine! EVERYTHING IS FINE is a transgressive yet tender […]