Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver Art Gallery Christmas Tree Lighting Tonight

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update December 8, 2009: The 2009 tree lighting happens tonight at 5:30pm with special guests including Diana Krall & Elvis Costello. At 6:00pm today a Christmas tree will be lit in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery to welcome the holiday season in Vancouver. Photo: SqueakyMarmot The second annual Amacon Christmas Tree lighting will be […]

Tuesday Morning Link Fest: News and Blog Digest

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After taking a quick day off yesterday to travel to Seattle I’m back in gear although I feel as though I’m missed a million and one things while away for even such a short time. In order to get myself (and readers) caught up, here’s a good ‘ol patented Miss604 link fest. Photo credit: Numinous […]

Pickton Farm Fate

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was an ordeal that shocked our community and the world, leaving an indelible scar as Canada’s largest serial killer investigation in history. Last December, Robert “Willie” Pickton was convicted of six counts of second-degree murder and he still faces a possible trial for 20 more counts of first-degree murder for crimes committed at his […]

Vancouver Opera: Eugene Onegin

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve always enjoyed live shows, albeit of the rock and roll variety, however this year I’m expanding my arts and culture by attending more live theatre and as of last night, the opera. To kick off its 49th season, the Vancouver Opera opened with Eugene Onegin last night. It’s a Russian tale, set in the […]

Stanley Cup in Vancouver and Hockey Blogging Notes

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My husband has a pretty interesting work environment, from mingling with rock stars and hockey players, to hanging out with the Stanley Cup like he did yesterday. Lord Stanley’s cup has actually been won in our city before, in 1915 the Vancouver Millionaires captured the Challenge Cup at the Denman Arena. To celebrate this heritage, […]

Northern Voice 2009, Save the Date

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update January 2009: Stewart Butterfield, founder of Flickr, will be this year’s keynote speaker! Update January 2009: The schedule has been released. I’m honored to be speaking not only once on a panel, but twice. After diligently liveblogging the conference for two years (including Dave’s infamous talk), being a panelist, presenter, wrangler, wiki editor and […]