Archive for November, 2008

Eastside Cultural Crawl 2008

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 12th annual Eastside Cultural Crawl is taking place over the next three days and will be filled with art appreciation and free events. View the Google Map The Eastside Culture Crawl is an annual 3-day November event that involves artists who live in Vancouver’s Eastside in an area bounded by Main St., 1st Ave., […]

The Great Bear Rainforest Needs Your Help

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest (the largest tract of intact coastal temperate rainforest left on Earth) is in danger and there is a public call out for support to raise awareness and put pressure on the current government to keep their promise about conserving the area. Photo credit: Evelyn Kirkaldy on Flickr Two years ago, […]

Vancouver Band The Matinee

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: You can read another variation of this interview on my E!Online post When wanting to discuss the current state of live music in Vancouver who better to turn to than a homegrown independent band fresh off a cross-country tour. Matt Layzell, lead vocalist and songwriter for The Matinee, met with me in what is […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last weekend we had a great time getting our boots nice and muddy trekking through the forests of the North Shore, which now leads me to adding another mini-adventure to my Metro Vancouver Park Series, Lynn Canyon Park. Metrics: 250 hectares (618 acres) View Larger Map How to get there: You can take Hwy 1 […]

Saving Luna, The Story of an Orca

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In December a film based on the true story of Luna the orca (aka killer whale) that has been making the rounds at film festivals will be showing at the Ridge in Vancouver. Luna (1999 – 2006) officially named L98 and also known as Tsuux-iit was an orca. After being separated from his mother as […]