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Vancouver Pub Night for Haiti


Thursday, January 28th, 2010 — 9:33am PDT
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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 Time Lapse Videos


Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 — 1:31pm PDT
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This morning a beautiful time lapse video of Vancouver was floating around Twitter (it’s the first video in the following series). This has inspired me to create a quick gallery post of some of my favourite time lapse videos of our fair city.

Vancouver 2010 Four Host First Nations Aboriginal Pavilion


Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 — 12:51pm PDT
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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


Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 — 11:31am PDT
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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


Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 — 9:55am PDT
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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


Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 — 10:19am PDT
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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 […]