Tonight friends, family, peers, fans, and industry types will be gathering for a fundraiser at The Caprice on Granville in honor of legendary actress Babz Chula. Babz Chula is regarded as one of Canadaâ€™s most accomplished actors and a veritable life force in Vancouverâ€™s independent film community. She is a generous mentor to young artists […]
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Photo credit: Kris Krug on Flickr “So youâ€™ve decided to be awesome,” his post from Movember 2006 begins. I first heard about Movember a few years ago thanks to Kris Krug, who at the time I thought just had a thing for growing his facial hair out like wild (and harbored a unique obsession with […]
While watching the “halibut battle” on Iron Chef tonight I was reminded of an email I received inviting me to the 1st Annual BC Sustainable Seafood Chowder Competition taking place tomorrow at the Vancouver Aquarium. Come, watch and taste the creations of five of BCâ€™s finest chefs during the first Annual BC Sustainable Seafood Chowder […]
Usually I promote upcoming meetups and unconferences that circle around social media however a large part of my audience is not involved with blogging (and isn’t concerned with whether it is dead or not). I’m thankful for all of my readers who find my site through Google or other sites (or even my mom). I […]
Today is Media Democracy Day across the nation and Vancouver’s festivities are taking place until 6:00pm at the Vancouver Public Library. Since 1996, there have been several efforts by concerned citizens and media activists to build coalitions to make the media more democratically accountable in the US as well as Canada. Initially MD Day was […]
There are 15 speakers in the room this evening for Interesting Vancouver at the Vancouver Rowing Club, all from diverse and unique backgrounds and each with something interesting to say. I’m sitting here looking up at the Rowing Club’s Roll of Honor for men who gave their lives for their country in from 1914-1918. Upon […]