Archive for October, 2012

On the Go Kids Event App

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yoyomama was one of the first parent blogs on my radar thanks to Annemarie Tempelman-Kluit‘s presence at local events and conferences over the years. While I’m not a parent myself, yoyomama is a great resources for families, entertainment info, and events in Vancouver and Toronto. They have recently launched On The Go Kids, an iPhone […]

Vancouver Opera: La Bohème

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Disclosure: Review — Michelle received media tickets courtesy of Vancouver Opera. This did not affect the outcome of her coverage. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

The first romantic film I ever saw was Moonstruck, starring Cher and Nicolas Cage. One of my all-time favourite scenes in that film is when Cage’s character takes Cher’s character to her first operatic experience, La Bohème, at the glorious Metropolitan Opera and how Cage’s hand inches toward Cher’s, while a woman sings heartbreakingly, and […]

Vancouver Christmas Market 2012

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The Vancouver Christmas Market will be returning to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza on November 24th. Now in its third year, the German-style market showcases traditional crafts, food, and entertainment. Smell the authentic aromas of Gluehwein (mulled wine) and pine trees perfuming the air. Taste specialty foods including German Bratwurst, Swiss Raclette, Brataepfel (stuffed baked […]

CONTACT Festival with deadmau5 on Boxing Day at BC Place

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Blueprint Events and Live Nation have announced CONTACT, Western Canada’s largest electronic concert ever to play BC Place this Boxing Day. Powered by Rogers, CONTACT will feature giant electronic artists like headliner deadmau5 Unhooked. This will be the first electronic dance music event ever held at BC Place and will be the largest to happen […]

Canadian Red Cross Emergency Response Unit

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Last week I flew to Toronto to meet up with the Canadian Red Cross. I have been a member of their Social Media Team for over a year and have signed on with others to assist them in geting the word out about disaster management, news, and alerts through my networks. I met with other […]