Archive for March, 2010

Jonsi in Vancouver Prize Pack

Comments 42 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Jónsi, lead singer of the Icelandic group Sigur Rós, is coming to Vancouver to perform April 6th and April 7th at the Vogue. While Sigur Rós have put their plans on hold and gone their separate ways for now, Jónsi Birgisson has released a new album called Go. Known for artistic videos and performances that […]

Link Fest: April Events in Vancouver

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With Easter coming up this weekend there are many egg-hunt related events happening around town. Moving into April, the city will host fashion shows, theatre performances and film events — here’s a quick link fest roundup of some activities to check out. Photo credit: PiscesDreamer on Flickr Film The ReelWorld Film Festival takes place April […]

Vancouver History: Sinclair Centre

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We may know it as a single complex but the Sinclair Centre started out as four separate buildings, built around 1910 and brought together in the 1980s. I recently featured the buildings in one of my Then and Now posts so when Marc invited me down for a private tour of the heritage building I […]

Book Signing at London Drugs

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On April 10th I will be at the London Drugs at Georgia and Granville to talk about my book, give away some prizes, and do some signings. London Drugs was the first place in Canada where I saw my book on the shelf so it’s pretty exciting to partner with them for this event. My […]

Jeans Day for BC Childrens Hospital

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The 20th anniversary of Jeans Day is coming up Thursday April 29th benefiting the BC Children’s Hospital. Purchase a button for $5 to support the hospital and their efforts then wear your jeans to work or school to show your support. Team Leaders can sign on as Jeans Day Champions to rally Jeans Day initiatives […]

Transit Fares on the Rise

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you head down to 7-Eleven Thursday morning to purchase your monthly transit fare card don’t be fooled — Translink’s fare hikes kick into effect April 1st bumping up pre-paid fares by at least 10%. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr I put a reminder out on Twitter and @reneestephen replied saying it now costs […]