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Shop Local Giveaway, Pick Your Prize

Comments 167 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the season of giving and my inbox is full of generous prize donations for my readers this month. Two in particular that caught my eye were both from female business owners who operate shops in Vancouver. Kube Computers Kube Computers is a boutique computer store that specializes in stylish laptop bags and non-intimidating computer […]

Bentwood Boxes for Charity at the Lattimer Gallery

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Established in 1986 by Leona Lattimer, the Lattimer Gallery specialized in First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast. Now operated by Leona’s grandson, Peter Lattimer, the gallery is selling a collection of beautifully-carved bentwood boxes by way of a silent auction. Twenty boxes have been created by twenty artists including Metis artist James Michels and […]

Canadian Paralympic Committee Names Elisabeth Walker-Young Assistant Chef de Mission for London 2012

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This morning the Canadian Paralympic Committee named four-time Paralympian Elisabeth Walker-Young as Canada’s Assistant Chef de Mission for the London 2012 Paralympic Summer Games. After captivating our attention in Vancouver last February, the Paralympics have been growing in popularity thanks to the outstanding performances by our athletes. I had the chance to chat with Elisabeth […]

Bright Nights in Stanley Park 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bright Nights return to Stanley Park as thousands of twinkling lights welcome guests along with carolers, warm treats, dazzling displays and of course the miniature railway. The Stanley Park Ecology Society will be selling hot buttered popcorn and roasted pistachios as guests are welcome to explore lighted pathways, listen to carolers on the plaza, and […]

Ballet BC’s The Nutcracker

Comments 146 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Nutcracker is coming to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre at the end of the month as Ballet BC presents this production by the Alberta Ballet. BalletBC The collaboration will bring Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the fierce Mouse King to life on stage while the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s score. Performances will […]