There are a handful of living legends in Vancouver and Red Robinson is certainly one of them. A radio and television pioneer, he was the first Vancouver disc jockey to play that “rock and roll” music and was the emcee for Elvis’ Vancouver tour stop at Empire Stadium in 1957. Photos © Red Robinson Since [...]
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CBC Vancouver will host an open house and the CBC’s 25 annual Food Bank Day this Friday, December 2, 2011. Stop by the broadcast centre at 700 Hamilton for tours, live broadcasts, meet n’ greets with CBC personalities and more. Tony Parsons, Gloria Macarenko, Rick Cluff and Stephen Quinn will be on hand as well [...]
The CBC broadcast centre will open its doors this Friday, December 3rd for its 24th annual Open House and Food Bank Day. The public are invited to bring in a donation for the Food Bank and enjoy newsroom tours, live broadcasts, and performances. Donations will be accepted in person from 8:00am until 7:00pm or online [...]
The award-winning Peak Performance Project is wrapping up for another year after announcing its top 5 finalists earlier this week. Pared down from a group of 20 artists, who all performed at a weekly showcase in October, the top 3 finalists will take part in the finale showcase this month at the Commodore. Finalists Said [...]
The award-winning Peak Performance Project is now in its final stages. The top 20 musicians, artists and acts were announced, they all went to bootcamp, they all performed in live showcases over the last month, and now it’s time to vote for your favourite. 2009 PPP winners, We Are the CityPhoto credit: John Bollwitt The [...]
Shore 104.3FM has recently announced their Top 10 finalists for the Sounds of Summer contest. They have been on the lookout for original songs by local singers and songwriters and are now in the phase of the contest where they have opened things up to a public vote. The Top 10 finalists are: Shore 104 [...]
QMFM’s morning show is hosting their own version of The Bachelor as they try to match up co-host Mike Shaeffer with a local lady in Listener or Lover. Brad Challoner (Producer), Mike Shaeffer (Host), Tara McGuire (Host) “We’ve talked about this on and off for the last little while because I’m single and in Vancouver,” [...]