Archive for August, 2008

New Forms Festival 2008

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

You may have noticed a new addition to my sidebar’s sponsored section this month. The badge represents the New Forms Festival, which will showcase media arts in Vancouver from September 4-27. This year’s New Forms Festival will explore media arts from all corners of the earth through the theme of Mosaics. Works at the festival […]

The Gastown Drive-In Movie Experience

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Squeaky Marmot on Flickr Earlier this month I wrote a roundup post featuring various outdoor movie nights around the Lower Mainland. The other day I also discovered a unique open air film event happening in Gastown. I was able to interview the folks at Cineworks and Urban Republic who will be bringing the drive-in movie […]

Giant Ant's Urban Project

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: James Sherrett on Flickr Last week I was interviewed by Leah and Jay of Vancouver video house, Giant Ant Media. We got to talking about some of their upcoming projects, the largest will include a trip to Tanzania. This will be a part of Urban Project, which is “a non-profit society dedicated to […]

Vancouver's Urban Mixer, History of a Social Empire

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I put the call out on Twitter a while back for some interesting stories or people involved with entertainment and red carpets in Vancouver. Lorraine, that I profiled yesterday, suggested I speak with Raj from Urban Mixer – a social community empire for young professionals in Western Canada. Raj Taneja worked his way up from […]

Vancouver Blogger Profile: Lorraine Murphy

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My Blogger Profile series has celebrated its anniversary, sharing link love and promoting some of the great online writers of our region for over a year now. Lorraine Murphy, probably better known as Raincoaster (her internet-famous handle) is more than just a blogger in this town, she’s a prolific queen of social media knowledge sharing […]