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Big Rock Brewery Public Event to Kickoff Juno Weekend

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I’m all for events that are a) for the public b) free so I thought I would quickly highlight this Big Rock Brewing meet and greet session that will take place at the BC Liquor Store at 39th & Cambie (5555 Cambie Street). From 3:00pm to 7:00pm on Thursday March 26th Ryan McMahon will be […]

The 2009 Juno Awards: The Trews at Terry Fox Secondary

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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

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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

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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'

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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 […]