Archive for the category "radio"

Vancouver History: Anna Ethel Sprott

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Anna Ethel Sprott (1879-1961) has a legacy in Vancouver that most might associate with a radio jingle: “Sprott-Shaw Community College, since 1903!”. However, Anna Ethel Sprott did more than marry the school‘s founder, R.J. Sprott, in 1918 and take on the role of president after his passing in 1943. She was a solid member of […]

CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day

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I am pleased to once again support and participate in CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. I was first involved in 2011 after my company put together a new website for the CKNW Orphans’ Fund and last year I volunteered a few hours on the phone lines taking donations. I’ll be […]

Red Robinson Show Theatre to be Renamed The Joint

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Although it was announced earlier this year, it’s only recently sunk in that the Red Robinson Show Theatre at the Boulevard Casino will get a new name when the casino changes over to the Hard Rock Casino brand this December. The theatre, named after local rock and roll radio legend Red Robinson — inducted in […]

CBC Open House & Food Bank Day 2012

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CBC Vancouver is opening its doors, newsroom, and studio to the public for their 26th annual Open House and Food Bank Day donation drive. On Friday, December 7, 2012 from 5:30am until 7:00pm you can stop by the CBC Vancouver broadcast centre at 700 Hamilton to catch live radio broadcasts like Early Edition live in […]

Peak Performance Project 2012: Top 3

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The Peak Performance Project, a professional development program to help new and emerging BC artists create careers in the music industry, has just announced their Top 5 finalists for the 2012 competition. Mike Edel placed 5th and receiving $5,000 and JP Maurice placed 4th receiving $10,000. The Top 3 (listed below in no particular order) […]