A while back John told me he heard the song “Pounding” by Doves (who are playing tonight at the Commodore) in the background of a Vancouver 2010 commercial. I tracked down the video that’s posted on their site and he was right. I love the song although I find it a little odd that Vancouver […]
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The new Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre is now open and the public are welcome to stop by and check it out all weekend. [CBC] Work in Progress – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr April 4th and 5th will be your chance to view this 473,532 square foot meeting and convention space that already […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]