Archive for the category "music"

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 […]

Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad Winding Down

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Over the last month or so hundreds of events across the region have been presented as a part of the Cultural Olympiad — from Rigoletto at the Vancouver Opera, to art installations, films, Munsch Alley, and countless concerts. Photo credit: joannaforever on FlickrFrom Beyond Robson’s post about ContainR During the final days of the Olympiad […]

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 […]

The Submarines Play the Biltmore February 23, 2009

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I was first introduced to The Submarines last year when their label, Nettwerk, contacted me, asking if I’d like to give away tickets to their show in Vancouver. Since then I’ve been a fan (they remind me of my love of husband/wife duos ie. Mates of State) and we have followed their progress online. They’ll […]

Interview with Rachael Chatoor

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I’ve known Rachael for months through the blogosphere but it wasn’t until yesterday that we were able to meetup and chat about her life as a career performer and musician. “I don’t see myself as a recording artist, I see myself as a local mom working in the industry and working around town,” she made […]