Archive for November, 2009

TEDx Vancouver

Comments 3 by Guest Author

The following guest post was written & contributed by Jane Victoria King. When the credits rolled it felt like a really great movie had ended. I was sad it was over. I walked away processing. What exactly did I just experience at the first TEDx Vancouver? Later, I found myself asking these questions; who am […]

It's a Wonderful Life, Vancouver

Comments 60 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s a Wonderful Life in Vancouver from November 26th until January 2nd as this holiday production is welcomed back to the Granville Island stage. Bob Frazer in the Arts Club’s It’s a Wonderful Life. Photo by David Cooper. The Arts Club Theatre Company is pleased to bring back a Christmas classic that has definitely become […]

Then and Now Vancouver Hotels

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After staying in 4 hotels over the last 7 nights, I figured a reprise of the “hotel” theme for my Vancouver Then and Now series would be in order. The original photos are from the City of Vancouver Archives’ online collection, and some of the new images are from Google Street Views. Then and Now […]

Robson Square Ice Rink Now GE Ice Plaza

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After closing in 2004, the Robson Square Ice Rink is now renovated, re-surfaced, and covered with ice in time for some winter fun and 2010 festivities — of Olympic proportions. “Before” In 2006 I profiled the rink, which was in limbo — looking for sponsors and ways to reconstruct the skating surface without damaging the […]

Vancouver Archival Films at Vancity Theatre

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver Archives are opening up their film vault this Sunday with a historic showcase of some fascinating moments in our City’s history. Where: Vancity Theatre (Vancouver International Film Centre on Seymour) When: Sunday, November 29th at 2:00pm Tickets: $8 and available online in advance The footage (different to the spot featured above) […]