Archive of posts tagged "events"

Pink Shirt Day 2012

February 1st, 2012 @ 9:27am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been five years since CKNW was inspired by the story of two students from Nova Scotia (David Shepherd and Travis Price) who took a stand against bullying by wearing pink shirts to school in protest. Since that time, the concept of Pink Shirt Day has grown into a national campaign to raise awareness about […]

Nisga’a New Year Hobiyee 2012

January 31st, 2012 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Friday I am very excited to attend my first Hobiyee, which is the Nisga’a new year celebration presented by the Nisga’a Ts’amiks Society and Social City Networking. Organizers have informed me that this will be the first Hobiyee ever celebrated publicly on a scale this grand. The event will take place at the 5,000-person […]

Vancouver’s Official Super Bowl Party

January 30th, 2012 @ 1:23pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next weekend the NFL and Bud Light are hosting Vancouver’s Official Super Bowl XLVI Party, showing the big game live from Indianapolis. The event at the Commodore will kick off with a welcome from the Seattle Seahawks Cheerleaders and after the game there will be a live performance from The Sheepdogs. What Vancouver’s Official Super […]

Save The Rio Events February 2012

January 30th, 2012 @ 11:13am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earlier this month the Rio Theatre obtained their liquor license so that they could host 19+ events (performances, comedy, concerts) with bar service. The celebration was short-lived as they soon realized that they could no longer also screen movies, at any time of day, if they had that license in place. The movie house had […]

North Vancouver District Public Library Book Sale

January 29th, 2012 @ 1:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bargains await if you’re looking for books, CDs, and DVDs, which will all be on sale for 50 cents to $2 at the Friends of the North Vancouver District Public Library (“NVDPL”) Book Sale. Photo credit: Ruth and Dave on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Happening at the Lynn Valley Library (1277 […]

Hycroft Antiques Appraisal Clinic

January 27th, 2012 @ 1:31pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The University Women’s Club will be hosting the Hycroft Antiques Appraisal Clinic in March, which is loosely based on the popular television series Antiques Roadshow. I was just at the North Vancouver Museum with Emily Carr University’s Professor Emeritus Sam Carter discussing the art of being a collector so news of this event is timely. […]

Mount Pleasant Photography Exhibit at Rize

January 27th, 2012 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rize development in Mount Pleasant has committed to providing space for the community, local retailers, and showcasing area artists. Throughout the months of January and February 2012, they are hosting an exhibit called 5 that will showcase the works of Linda Suffidy, Emmanuel Buenviaje, Thibault Sendra, Salvador Nunez, and Raven Sto. Photo credit: Emmanuel […]

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 […]