Archive for July, 2011

Colbie Caillat at the Commodore

Friday, July 29th, 2011 — 1:34pm PDT
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Colbie Caillat will play the Commodore in Vancouver this October with guest Andy Grammer. The singer/songwriter’s tunes are smooth and sweet, Caillat has enjoyed chart-topping success with singles like “Bubbly” spending 14 weeks on top of the Billboard Adult Top 40. Her latest album, All of You is currently available in stores and on iTunes. […]

Celebration of Light 2011 Fireworks Barge Tour

Friday, July 29th, 2011 — 1:02pm PDT
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In anticipation of the first Celebration of Light night of 2011, happening tomorrow at 10:00pm in English Bay, I was a part of a media tour of the fireworks barge this morning with Producer Patrick Brault. Patrick has been involved with the Celebration of Light since it began 21 years ago and he says to […]

August Long Weekend Events 2011

Thursday, July 28th, 2011 — 2:00pm PDT
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The August long weekend has crept up slowly and I’m almost in disbelief that July is coming to an end. While it was a bit of a grey month (with many soggy patches) hopefully things will pick up for August before scarves, sweaters, and back to school clothes in shop windows bring on the grim […]

Amazon Falls at Denman Cinemas

Thursday, July 28th, 2011 — 1:15pm PDT
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About a month ago, I wrote a profile on Vancouver-based actor April Telek, fresh off the heels of winning the Leo Award for Best Actress for her performance in the feature film Amazon Falls, directed by Vancouver-based Katrin Bowen. I just found out that the critically-acclaimed film will be playing at the Denman Cinemas this […]

Nokia Xplore Challenge

Thursday, July 28th, 2011 — 11:58am PDT
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Yesterday I participated in the Nokia Xplore Challenge using a new Nokia X7. The idea was to take an urban blogger (me) and switch them with a suburban blogger (Jodi from We would make up a route that included five stops of interest and each use our Nokia X7 handsets to plot the course, […]

Surrey Photowalk: Whalley

Thursday, July 28th, 2011 — 10:43am PDT
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It’s no secret that I was born and raised in Surrey, and when people ask where I went to school or which neighbourhood I was in I do not hesitate to say Whalley – despite the judgement that may follow. You see, Surrey has a bad reputation in the eyes of some and once you […]