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Busy Doing Nothing: Album Release

March 1st, 2012 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Saturday you can catch Nardwuar and his band, The Evaporators, at Neptoon Records as they play a free concert for their Busy Doing Nothing record release party. This new compilation album features international artists and local artists — like Franz Ferdinand, Andrew W.K., Kate Nash, The Cribs, and Jill Barber — covering nothing but […]

March Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

February 29th, 2012 @ 11:17am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We have to wait a little longer for March this year, with a bonus leap day in February, but it will be well worth it. From events surrounding International Women’s Day to CelticFest Vancouver, there will be plenty to do around town . I will also have a round-up next week listing some of my […]

SFU Surrey 10th Anniversary

February 29th, 2012 @ 8:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

SFU Surrey is hosting an open house on Thursday March 1, 2012, in honor of its 10th anniversary. Visitors can enjoy interactive exhibits and activities, live music, learn about SFU’s programs, and enjoy a cupcake with staff, faculty, and students. Photo credit: Team Tanenbaum on Flickr Schedule of Events 4:05pm Official welcome presentation on stage […]

Vancouver Beer Tweetup

February 28th, 2012 @ 11:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tweetups (Twitter meetups) “back in the day” used to be when you were out at a restaurant or pub, picked up your phone, and told others on Twitter to spontaneously join you. Arriving with a pint in their hand, you would chat up new friends and old thanks to social media. Now that things are […]

Vancouver Diversity Health Fair 2012

February 27th, 2012 @ 4:32pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 8th annual Vancouver Diversity Health Fair is happening this Saturday with a theme of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection. The fair will feature cooking demonstrations, a kids activity zone, free health screenings, multicultural performances, and over 50 health-related exhibitors. Where Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Drive) When Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 10:00am to […]

E. Pauline Johnson Exhibit at Stanley Park Nature House

February 27th, 2012 @ 9:58am by Rebecca Bollwitt

In honor of International Women’s Day in March, the Stanley Park Nature House will feature an exhibit about E. Pauline Johnson – Canadian poet and stage performer. I have profiled Pauline a few times before, even making a few pilgrimages to her modest monument between Ferguson Point and Third Beach in Stanley Park. Pauline, whose […]

National Aboriginal Achievement Awards 2012

February 24th, 2012 @ 8:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The National Aboriginal Achievement Awards will be awarded tonight in Vancouver at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Co-hosted by Theoren Fleury and BC’s Carmen Moore, the 19th annual event will recognize 15 outstanding First Nation, Inuit and Metis Canadians. Hosts Carmen Moore & Theo FleuryPhoto courtesy of NAAF 2012 Recipients Adam Beach – Arts Victor S. […]

HootSuite is Hiring

February 23rd, 2012 @ 10:55am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s HootSuite, one the world’s most popular social media dashboards, is hiring sales people, developers, and support specialists and they hope to find them at an open house next week. A shining beacon among our city’s tech and social startup scene, Vancouver’s HootSuite has come a long way over the last 4 years. Growing from […]