Archive of posts tagged "events"

Vancouver Hopscotch Festival 2008

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

At the recent Gibson’s Finest Iron Bar Competition and Molson Brewery experience I got to learn the ropes when it comes to tasting some mighty fine spirits. This week all are invited to attend the 12th annual Hopscotch Festival around Vancouver to sip and sample whisky and premium beers from around the world. In addition […]

Cornucopia Whistler's Celebration of Food and Wine

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While we’re busy planning WordCamp Whistler (my official post about the event will be out next week) the village is bursting at the seams with libations and delicious treats this weekend with Cornucopia. Cornucopia is Whistler’s premier wine and food extravaganza. The annual event is a unique opportunity to mingle, mix and learn from acclaimed […]

Babz Fundraiser Tonight

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 Canada’s most accomplished actors and a veritable life force in Vancouver’s independent film community. She is a generous mentor to young artists […]

Movember 2008

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Kris Krug on Flickr “So you’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 […]

Vancouver Aquarium Ocean Wise Chowder Challenge

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 BC’s finest chefs during the first Annual BC Sustainable Seafood Chowder […]