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Peak Performance Project 2010 Vote Now

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The award-winning Peak Performance Project is now in its final stages. The top 20 musicians, artists and acts were announced, they all went to bootcamp, they all performed in live showcases over the last month, and now it’s time to vote for your favourite. 2009 PPP winners, We Are the CityPhoto credit: John Bollwitt The […]

PowerSmart Month: Week 2 – Electronics

Comments 182 by Rebecca Bollwitt

October is PowerSmart Month and I have partnered with BC Hydro over the next few weeks to bring you contests, rebate offers from local retailers, energy-saving tips, and event info. This week’s theme is electronics. PowerSmart Deal of the Week From October 8th until the 14th, save 15% off all ENERGY STAR major appliances from […]

Vancouver History: The Orpheum

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For over 80 years the Orpheum theatre on Granville Street has been far more than an iconic neon sign. Hosting concerts, comedy showcases, the VSO, and even my high school commencement ceremony, this gorgeous venue is an magnificent slice of Vancouver history. The Orpheum 1929 – VPL Accession Number: 11035. Photographer: Leonard Frank. “All around […]

BC Hospitality Foundation’s Dish N’ Dazzle 2010

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Changing up the theme and pace of their usual annual fundraiser, the BC Hospitality Foundation presents Dish N’ Dazzle October 25th. Dish N’ Dazzle will showcase 13 of BC’s top chefs and 6 high-caliber bartenders who will be participating in a cocktail contest throughout the evening. Photo credit: John Biehler Participating bartenders include Danielle Tatarin […]

Stanley Park Ghost Train for Halloween 2010

Comments 176 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Stanley Park miniature railway is hosting its annual Ghost Train and this year’s theme is Alice in Nightmareland. Last night we had a sneak peak at the train ride, haunted farmyard, ghoulish concession and monstrous face painting hi-jinx. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Mortal Coil Performance Society […]