For over 80 years the Orpheum theatre on Granville Street has been far more than an iconic neon sign. Hosting concerts, comedy showcases, the VSO, and even my high school commencement ceremony, this gorgeous venue is an magnificent slice of Vancouver history. The Orpheum 1929 – VPL Accession Number: 11035. Photographer: Leonard Frank. “All around […]
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As Wendy Weir from Libre Tea once told me, the Sunshine Coast is the “lost corner of the 604”. I used to go to summer camp each year in Roberts Creek and it quite often I’d have people tell me, “have fun on the Island!” The Sunshine Coast is indeed a part of mainland British […]
A few months ago I put the call out on Twitter to see what people have been curious to know about Vancouver’s past. There were some great suggestions about Joe Fortes and the Great Fire along with several more tidbits that would be interesting to research. A few people asked about the Burrard Bridge and […]
Last week I was a guest speaker at the Nimbus School of Recording Arts in Vancouver. I had a great discussion with the business students (that ranged from managers, concert promoters and band members) at this school of rock and I also learned a bit about the Music Therapy Ride. For nine years now the […]
Tonight the Lotus Awards hosted a networking event to introduce their judges. They are: Michael Borosky from Eleven, Tyson Damman from Big Spaceship, Christian DaBica from Jager Di Paola Kemp and the guys (Craig Allen and Eric Kallman from Widen + Kennedy) that gave us the legendary social media campaign; Old Spiceâ€™s The Man Your […]
This morning Chuck Lawson, owner of the She’s Fit health clubs, announced a partnership with former Vancouver Canucks captain Trevor Linden. The result is Club 16 – Trevor Linden Fitness. Lawson has over 20 years of experience in the local health club business and will ensure that Club 16 is affordable and comfortable for both […]