Archive for October, 2009

Interview with Antonia of Jets Overhead

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Jets Overhead will be playing the Live Sessions at the Chan Centre on Thursday before heading out on tour. I had the chance to speak with Antonia Freybe-Smith this week about the tour, the band and their album No Nations. Antonia met her fellow bandmates while living in Victoria where they formed Jets Overhead in […]

Hell's Kitchen Finale Celebration at Araxi

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Season six of FOX’s hit series Hell’s Kitchen, featuring Chef Gordon Ramsay, is coming to a close and the winner will claim the Head Chef position at Araxi Restaurant in Whistler, working under Executive Chef James Walt. To celebrate the finale and to welcome the new Head Chef, they’re holding a red carpet episode viewing […]

Lions Gate Bridge Photowalk

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Inspired by John Biehler and Scott Prince’s talk at BarCamp on Saturday, we decided to join them for a photowalk yesterday afternoon at the Lions Gate Bridge. I was the only one there without an SLR and my lens didn’t detach, however I still had a great time wandering around for hours on the bridge. […]

1st Annual RIPE Vancouver A Success

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Local farm-fresh food, regional beer, and BC wine, were served to those who came out to support RIPE last Thursday. This fundraiser to promote, support, and expand local farmers markets was held at Performance Works on Granville Island with a goal of inspiring others to take up the local food movement. “We couldn’t have been […]

VIFF 2009 Canadian Images Gala

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The Vancouver International Film Festival is known for showcasing homegrown talent and this year the festival is presenting the largest collection of Canadian films in the country. Last night John and I attended the Canadian Images Gala and literally rubbed elbows with some great local film talents. Canadian Images Programmer, Terry McEvoy, Marv Newland, Eva […]