Archive for August, 2008

New Forms Festival 2008

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Tuesday Morning Link Fest: Happy Thoughts

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I’m not sure if it’s the return of clouds in the sky or the light sprinkling of rain on our sun-drenched patios but things seem to have taken a grumpy turn in the city lately. As such, here’s a morning link fest filled with happy thoughts. Along with DaveO, the lovely and talented Monica Hamburg […]