Archive for the category "music"

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: Matthew Good Demo Screening Auction

Comments 40 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was having a hard time trying to find a prize or a little bonus that I could offer up to those who have pledged or donated but it wasn’t until I published “M” is for Matthew Good that I got more than anyone could ask. Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr To go out […]

Fusion Festival: Where the Folk are the Audience

Comments 9 by Guest Author

The following is a guest post by DaveO – you can catch a multitude of links to hise various projects on his website and more video on his Blip channel. All my hipster/greenie/crunchy/urbane pals were all bound for the luminary, venerable Vancouver Folk Fest this past weekend. I turned down extra tickets, rumoured media passes, […]

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2008 and Summerfest

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend I’ll be out in Surrey for Fusion Festival but for those who cannot make the Skytrain out to Surrey Central for this (free) three day event filled with dancing, food and concert performances in the park, there’s another event happening down at Jericho Beach Park. Celebrating three days of world music. Vancouver Folk […]

Vancouver History: The Stanley Theatre

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ten years ago I first saw Hamlet at The Stanley Theatre and I have been meaning to go back ever since. I’m not sure why it takes us years and years to explore some of the greatest (and non-touristy) portions of our region but taking in a show at this historical venue is a must […]

Surrey Canada Day 2008: The Music

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have to start off my last post about Surrey’s Canada Day celebration by saying it was one of the smoothest-run events we’ve ever attended. Folks could setup their tents, umbrellas, and chairs on the lawn in anticipation of the concerts meanwhile the midway was busy spinning away and the booths drew in thousands. Everyone […]

Matthew Good at the Orpheum Tonight

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tonight there is a pre-show meetup at the Kingston (everyone is invited) then it’s off to the Orpheum to see Matthew Good play a hometown gig. He’s never played the Orpheum before so he said it will be a pretty special event. Although I have written about the venue before, I haven’t been there since […]