Archive for the category "video"

Ingrid Michaelson in Vancouver

April 19th, 2012 @ 7:53pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ingrid Michaelson will be performing at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver this Sunday, April 22, 2012. Michaelson released her latest album, Human Again, this past January and is known for several hit singles, about love and relationships, like “The Way I Am,” “Maybe,” and “Keep Breathing.” Her songs have been featured on television shows such […]

Elvis Costello at The Orpheum 2012

March 13th, 2012 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo courtesy of Live Nation Elvis Costello & The Impostors play the Orpheum in Vancouver April 10, 2012 at the Canadian debut of their Spinning Songbook Tour. At each performance, select fans are invited on stage to spin the songbook wheel, creating a different set at each show. The gameshow-style songbook wheel contains over 40 […]

Video Love Notes to Vancouver

February 17th, 2012 @ 9:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This week Tourism Vancouver launched the world’s first destination-based music video the world’s first professionally produced destination film in music video format. It features the music of Reid Hendry and Adam Bailie of Watasun who were once buskers on Granville. A few days before that video was launched, Thomas Stratmann of Germany emailed me a […]

Music Heals Canada

February 15th, 2012 @ 1:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning a new non-profit organization launched in Vancouver with a focus on the therapeutic power of music. Music Heals will unite music therapy-related initiatives (such as the Music Therapy Ride) and support a wide range of music therapy services to communities across Canada. “(Music therapy) can make the difference between withdrawal and awareness, between […]

Gigapixel Time-Lapse of Vancouver

February 10th, 2012 @ 11:10am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ronnie Miranda’s gigapixel images (that’s one billion pixels) have captured Vancouver like never before. I’ve been fortunate enough to work with Ronnie, who runs Active Computer Services, on a few Gigapan instrument giveaways and he’s always around town producing more impressive panoramic photos. His latest project is the first-ever gigapixel time-lapse of Vancouver: Click to […]

The Matinée at VENUE

January 26th, 2012 @ 3:42pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been four years since I met up with Matt Layzell of The Matinée at Roxy Burger to interview him for my E!Online column. The six folk/southern/roots band members (Matt Layzell, Matt Rose, Pete Lemon, Mike Young, Geoff Petrie, and Dave Young) had only been together for a year but their future looked promising. Photo […]

Vancouver Giants YouTube Challenge

December 12th, 2011 @ 1:55pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Giants have released a video of their annual Teddy Bear Toss on YouTube and they’ve issued a very worthy challenge. Should the video reach 50,000 views by December 25th, the Giants and White Spot will donate $10,000 to The Province Empty Stocking Fund and the CKNW Orphans’ Fund. Miss604 has been a proud […]

Vancouver Video Collection

December 8th, 2011 @ 1:20pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every now and then someone turns on their camera and captures a spectacular side of Vancouver in a new way. Everyday scenes become vibrant with music, time lapse effects, and even tilt-shift filters that make the city seem so small. It’s been a while since I flipped through Vimeo looking for local videos but I […]