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The 2009 Juno Awards: The Trews at Terry Fox Secondary

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Thursday, March 26th, The Trews will make an appearance at Terry Fox Secondary as the school is awarded a 2009 Band Aid grant from MusiCounts. Photo credit: Jim Wallace on Flickr MusiCounts‘ mission is to ensure that children in Canada have access to a comprehensive music program through their school. MusiCounts includes Band Aid […]

Most Influential British Columbians in History

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night on the Vancouver Sun’s site I came across a list of “British Columbia’s Best: A quest to determine the most influential person in BC’s history.” In November 2008 a poll including hundreds of names was setup and the results were then revealed in early January 2009 (while we were away in Iowa). Photo […]

Juno Fest, WestJet Street Party, and Whistler Brewing SUMOs

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m pretty sure I didn’t fully grasp the scale of the upcoming Juno Awards and its satellite events until I started downloading PDFs and thumbing through the pages upon pages of schedules, venue maps and artist listings. The actual Awards broadcast will be Sunday March 29th and on top of the Juno Cup, you can […]

Interview with Matthew Good About 'Vancouver'

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last Friday I met up with Matthew Good while he was hard at work in the studio. He graciously took a few minutes to chat with me so that I could write an article about his upcoming release for my weekly E!Online spot. An extended version follows below… Photo credit: Dan Lilly on Flickr Matthew […]

Juno Awards Preview Social Media Style

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is an extended version of a post I originally wrote for E!Online Last September it was officially announced that Vancouver will host the 2009 Juno Awards this spring and with our city’s diverse blend of acts and media forms it’s sure to be a one-of-a-kind event for Canada’s music scene.

Mint Records Ridiculously Early Christmas Party

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you’re getting in the holiday spirit and are looking for some music-filled events to fill up your social calendar take note of these two concerts happening back to back next weekend. December 5, 2008 Time: 7:05pm Where: Ukrainian Hall, 905 E Pender at Hawks Tickets: $8 in advance and $10 at the door Mint […]