Archive for January, 2010

Vancouver Pub Night for Haiti

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver digital media industry is hosting the Help for Haiti Pub Night tonight at Steamworks in Gastown. Photo credit: Greg Timm on Flickr Lead organizer and videogame veteran, Brenda Bailey Gershkovitch says, “Like many Canadians, our hearts go out to Haiti. My husband, Eli and I are both take action type of people and […]

Vancouver 2010 Four Host First Nations Aboriginal Pavilion

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Simply put, the Vancouver 2010 Olympics would not be possible without the support of the Four Host First Nations (FHFN) who will share their land and culture with the world during the Games. The Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, Lil’wat and Squamish Nations will be hosting over fifty free events for the public from February 12th until the […]

Vancouver 2010 House of Switzerland Canada

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earlier this week I profiled all of the national pavilions and hospitality houses (that I knew of) that will be setup during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. Some were easy to look up while more research was required for others. One pavilion that has supplied me with more than enough material is the House of […]

Vancouver History: Vogue Theatre

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Located at 918 Granville Street, the Vogue Theatre is an icon of Vancouver’s entertainment district. For decades its neon sign topped by the Roman Goddess Diana has stood the test of time and acted as a beacon for everything from theatrical performances and punk rock shows. The 1,178-seat theatre opened its doors for the first […]

Vancouver 2010 OIympic Zipline Downtown

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Olympic Zipline is coming to downtown Vancouver. Something usually associated with soaring high above mountain treetops on Grouse or in Whistler will be flying high above Robson Square courtesy of Ziptrek Ecotours. Early reports said the line would run across Robson Square and over to Chapters at Robson and Howe, however the Ziptrek Ecotours […]