Archive for November, 2008

Pickton Farm Fate

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was an ordeal that shocked our community and the world, leaving an indelible scar as Canada’s largest serial killer investigation in history. Last December, Robert “Willie” Pickton was convicted of six counts of second-degree murder and he still faces a possible trial for 20 more counts of first-degree murder for crimes committed at his […]

The Submarines, More than iPhone Tunes

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Back in March I received a review copy of The Submarine‘s album Honeysuckle Weeks. I really enjoyed it and became a big fan although I was unable to attend their concert (though I was given some tickets to give away on my blog). The Submarines, which remind me of another man/woman band pairing, Mates of […]

Vancouver Opera: Eugene Onegin

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve always enjoyed live shows, albeit of the rock and roll variety, however this year I’m expanding my arts and culture by attending more live theatre and as of last night, the opera. To kick off its 49th season, the Vancouver Opera opened with Eugene Onegin last night. It’s a Russian tale, set in the […]

Stanley Cup in Vancouver and Hockey Blogging Notes

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My husband has a pretty interesting work environment, from mingling with rock stars and hockey players, to hanging out with the Stanley Cup like he did yesterday. Lord Stanley’s cup has actually been won in our city before, in 1915 the Vancouver Millionaires captured the Challenge Cup at the Denman Arena. To celebrate this heritage, […]

Northern Voice 2009, Save the Date

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update January 2009: Stewart Butterfield, founder of Flickr, will be this year’s keynote speaker! Update January 2009: The schedule has been released. I’m honored to be speaking not only once on a panel, but twice. After diligently liveblogging the conference for two years (including Dave’s infamous talk), being a panelist, presenter, wrangler, wiki editor and […]