Archive for the category "contests"

Operas and Arias Bard on the Beach Giveaway

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As the Bard on the Beach season rolls into its final month, a special Operas and Arias performance is just beginning. Photo credit: David Blue Fresh from their performance of Mozart’s Così fan tutte in Prague and Ontario, UBC Opera Ensemble, directed by Nancy Hermiston, will perform an in-concert staging of this fun-filled romantic opera. […]

Jackson Rathbone of Twilight with 100 Monkeys

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Jackson Rathbone, who plays Jasper in the Twilight movie saga, has been busy in Vancouver filming the latest installment of the series however he’s also managed to find time to be a part of the band, 100 Monkeys. © 100 Monkeys The band is made up of Rathbone’s high school confidantes, Ben Graupner and Ben […]

PNE and Playland Family Pass Giveaway

Comments 94 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since before I could walk, I’ve been going to the Pacific National Exhibition with my family. I remember piling into the family van, driving for what seemed to be all morning, then taking the Hastings exit of Highway 1 past Empire Stadium and into the fair parking lots. Then, from my stroller, I would watch […]

Contest Management from Strutta

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Online contests are a great way to boost community engagement on your website, blog, or general online presence. I’m noticing photo and video contests are on the rise lately however they’re pretty much all over the place. The current options are email a photo (but what about file size limit), or submit a Facebook photo […]

Shine: A Burlesque Musical – Ticket Giveaway

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I once wrote a brief history of burlesque in Vancouver even though the form is still alive and kicking in this town. Such is evident in the opening of Shine: A Burlesque Musical at the Waterfront theatre on Granville Island. SHINE: A Burlesque Musical is a tassel-twirling original musical about an infamous burlesque theatre and […]