Archive for March, 2010

Vancouver 2010 Paralympics Whistler Concerts

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The Olympic flame will be lit again for the Paralympic Games in Vancouver and Whistler starting March 12, 2010 which means the party isn’t over yet. You will have time to check out some of the pavilions once again and many acts will be hitting stages during the Paralympic medal ceremonies. Whistler Concerts March 13, […]

Oscar-Nominated District 9 Prize Pack

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District 9, co-written by Vancouver Film School graduates Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, is up for Best Picture this weekend at the 87th annual Academy Awards. It’s no secret that Vancouver Film School students are mighty talented and this Oscar nod is a pleasant (and warranted) surprise. To celebrate, VFS has given me a District […]

Hearts for Haiti 2010

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Hearts for Haiti: An evening of Art and Jazz is an upcoming event that involves an art auction in support of the Canadian Red Cross‘ relief efforts in Haiti. Over 50 pieces of art will be available for auction at the Pacific Palisade Hotels on Robson, including paintings, sculptures and ceramics. Marla Guloien, a local […]

Vancouver 2010 The Final Tally

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On the very last day of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games I cried twice. Once, when Sidney Crosby’s goal got past a stellar Ryan Miller, and once again when Neil Young was singing as the flame disappeared from the Olympic cauldron. It’s been seven years in the making and even though it’s gone, I […]

Vancouver 2010 Day 17 Closing Time

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My Day 17 involved packing up and heading to the BC International Media Centre one last time. Lugging my laptop across town, going through the security screening, and taking photos at a press conference with Jasey-Jay Anderson followed by the gold medal men’s curling team. Then of course, we watched the hockey game. John and […]