Archive for December, 2009

Dreams for Women Calendar 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For 2010, Antigone Magazine has released a special calendar with a certain Olympic flare. “Twelve world-class female athletes from Canada and the U.S. have joined in creating the 2010 Dreams for Women Calendar, an inspiring calendar promoting women’s equality. These athletes, many of whom will be competing in the 2010 Olympic Games, have contributed their […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2010

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The legacy of Peter Pantages will live on New Years Day as Vancouver hosts its 90th annual Polar Bear Swim in English Bay. January 1, 1939 – The Polar Bear Club – Item #: CVA 371-836 This is one of Vancouver’s oldest traditions. Quick tidbit: “In 1928, on January 1st, 16-year-old Ivy Granstrom made her […]

Santa at GE Plaza Robson Square

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon I headed over to GE Plaza (at Robson Square) for an interview with a news agency. While the reporter and I were standing next to the rink watching the ice get resurfaced, Santa moseyed on by and his helper asked if we wanted to get our pictures taken. Once the interview was complete, […]

Vancouver 2010 Concerts and Live Performances

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The stars are coming to town in 2010 but not for rock shows at GM Place, they’ll be playing medal ceremonies and public open-air concerts from Whistler to Surrey. Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr Here’s a quick guide to who will be here, where they will be, and if you’ll be able to attend: […]

Crazy8s Film Festival

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Crazy8s Film Festival is back for its 11th year in Vancouver. The festival challenges local filmmakers to write, direct, edit, and produce short films in 8 days using a budget of $800 and 60 minutes of HD tape. Last Sunday at the Pitch Registration event, 115 teams signed up and they will now they […]