Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch and Symbols

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few years ago when I worked at a newswire service I went into the office on-call to help VANOC with their official logo announcement. While watching the ceremonies on TV with the VANOC contact on the telephone, the moment the curtain dropped to reveal Ilanaaq (the Inukshuk) I sent the image over the wires. […]

Vancouver's Twestival Event Happening Tonight

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In about 2 hours I’ll be heading out to the Opus Hotel to setup for Vancouver’s Twestival. Twestival is a global event (in about 200 cities) that is taking place all day today to benefit charity:water. We sold out with 200 tickets ($10 a pop + sponsors meaning our city already raised almost $2,000) and […]

Vancouver History Tidbits: Vancouver Neon, Granville Island

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other day I wanted to put up a post about some local history but I wasn’t exactly sure which direction to go. I put the call out on Twitter and received some great questions and responses so I created this tidbits series. @jbuffoonery – Asked about Vancouver’s neon history I wrote my own post […]

Molson Brewery Unveils Mosaic Mural for 2010

Comments 28 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Have you seen this while driving across the Burrard Bridge or heading out of Kits? This morning there will be an unveiling at the Molson Brewery and I’m running over to cover it. We’ve had a few phone calls this morning and an inquiry on twitter regarding the black draping on our brewery in Vancouver. […]

DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2009

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For 10 days in May, Vancouver will be home to the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. DOXA is presented by the Documentary Media Society, a Vancouver based non-profit, charitable society (incorporated in 1998) devoted to presenting independent and innovative documentaries to Vancouver audiences. The society exists to educate the public about documentary film as an art […]