Archive of posts tagged "ubc"

Museum of Anthropology: Border Zones

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The Museum of Anthropology is one of my favourite places in Vancouver, and I even shared that with the world through a feature I did with Google a few months ago. I recently visited for the first time since their renovation and was given the grand tour by Karen Duffek, Curator Pacific Northwest, Contemporary Visual […]

Northern Voice 2010: Day Blog

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I have just checked into the Northern Voice conference at the Life Sciences Centre at UBC. Each year this blogging conference (probably the largest of its kind in Canada) features workshops and sessions about personal blogging and social media topics. Photo credit: Tinfoiling on Flickr I have been attending for the last four years and […]

Provenance Food Culture Series

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You may recognize the name Anthony Nicalo if you’re familiar with Farmstead Wines, but he is also the co-founder of the non-profit, FarmFed which encourages people to consider just where their food really comes from. UBC Farm – Photo credit: David Bradbeer on Flickr Over the next few months, they will be hosting a series […]

Vancouver History Tidbits: Robson, Fast Ferries, Massey Tunnel and the UBC Steam Tunnels

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I was struggling to find inspiration this morning although I knew I wanted to publish a history post this week. I put the call out on Twitter and received several inquiries about Vancouver history landmarks and tidbits. Since the response was so great, this will be a new series of user-generated responses to local history […]

Help Save The UBC Farm

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Earlier this summer, Anthony of Farmstead Wines won tickets to a Canadians game through my website. After chatting with him a bit I learned more about Farmstead, and a great cause that they are supporting out at the UBC Farm this Saturday, September 20th. I asked Anthony if he could send me more info and […]

VinoCamp Vancouver This August

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Camp in the social media realm is basically a code name for a get together, an unconference, or impromtu meetups with likeminded individuals. At least that’s my explanation for all the DemoCamps, BarCamps, DrunkCamps, NerdCamps out there. The latest to hit Vancouver is VinoCamp, a one-day celebration of the finest vintage and grapey beverages around. […]