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Dragon Boat Festival 2008: On the Water

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The highlight of our day at the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival was hopping into the media boat with Slye and Dave for some fun times on the water. We got up close to the action, took a couple spins around False Creek and even learned about some of the boats that were docked […]

Dragon Boat Festival 2008: Day One

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With 4600 racers and thousands of exhibitors, spectators and cheerleaders in their own right, the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival was a happening place to be this afternoon. Peruvian BBQ, fish and chips, and beverage vendors were alongside corporate and sponsor booths, games, swag tents and a concert stage. This free event around False […]

Global Metal Movie Review Celebrating Canadian Film

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Raul on Flickr We turned the corner from East Cordova onto Main Street and gathered under the brightly lit red marquee. Once past security we entered the lobby of the District 319 Theatre and were greeted by two lovely ladies, one of which was Marina from Row Three. We were handed a door […]

Matthew Good Concert Ticket Auction

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last summer I had the pleasure of meeting Jennie Roth in Vegas when we both attended Matt’s private birthday show. A Pittsburgh girl who has become involved in the local social media scene, Jennie is helping to organize PodCamp Pittsburgh this fall. Over the last year she’s made her way to Vancouver for visits and […]

The Dandy Warhols Concert in Vancouver June 2008

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A quick update to a previous post about the Dandy Warhols show tonight as it will now be taking place at Richards on Richards (and not The Vogue). Doors @ 8:00pm. John and I will be attending later this evening and we hope to have a recap with some photos to add to this post […]

Vancouver History: The Buzzer Turns 92

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

You always see it there out of the corner of your eye sitting in its little plastic box mounted by the windows and blowing in the breeze after that one passenger opened the window even though no one else wanted him to. It’s The Buzzer, Metro Vancouver transit’s free publication available on all transit vehicles […]