Archive of posts tagged "vancouver2010"

Vancouver2010 Uses Doves Song in Commercial

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

New Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre Open House and Photos

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Vancouver 2010 Live Sites Poll

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 – […]