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Vancouver 2010 Live Sites Poll

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 — 11:46am PDT
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When tickets for the Vancouver 2010 games went on sale I didn’t even ante up as I was looking forward to covering the games from a community perspective – not necessarily from inside the rink (although okay, that would be amazing). Sharing stories and capturing the excitement from local pubs, restaurants, parks, friend’s homes, and […]

Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad Winding Down

Friday, March 20th, 2009 — 9:32am PDT
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Over the last month or so hundreds of events across the region have been presented as a part of the Cultural Olympiad — from Rigoletto at the Vancouver Opera, to art installations, films, Munsch Alley, and countless concerts. Photo credit: joannaforever on FlickrFrom Beyond Robson’s post about ContainR During the final days of the Olympiad […]

Vancouver 2010 Ceremonies Volunteers Needed

Monday, March 9th, 2009 — 9:49am PDT
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The Vancouver 2010 Winter Games and Paralympic Games will be here in less than a year and they’re looking for performance volunteers for the following: Opening Ceremony – February 12, 2010 Victory Ceremonies – Nightly, February 14-21 and 23-26, 2010 Closing Ceremony – February 28, 2010 From Beijing 2008 – Photo credit: richardgiles on Flickr […]

Free Public Skates in Vancouver During Countdown Week

Monday, February 16th, 2009 — 7:38am PDT
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As a part Countdown Week (to the 2010 Games) there will be free public skates at ice rinks around the city over the next few days. Public will receive free admission and a skate rental. Monday, February 16 — Kerrisdale Arena — 3:30 – 5:00 pm Tuesday, February 17 — Sunset Rink — 6:00 – […]

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch and Symbols

Friday, February 13th, 2009 — 12:17pm PDT
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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 2010 Street Closures and Transportation Concepts

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 — 3:52pm PDT
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You can find Celebration of Light road closure info here. One thing I love about not owning a car and living downtown is that I can get pretty much anywhere I need to go either by walking or on transit. Buses, SkyTrains, West Coast Express, and my own two legs can be relied upon whenever […]