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Beautiful, sexy, creative burlesque all weekend at the fifth annual Vancouver International Burlesque Festival...

Beautiful, sexy, creative and amazing, burlesque hit the stage all weekend at the 5th annual Vancouver Int’l Burlesque Festival at the newly renovated Rickshaw Theatre. This year the VIBF features four jam-packed nights with 14 unique productions and 2 performer showcases by entertainers from Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto, Montreal, New York City, and Portland.
Heritage Vancouver co-organizer, Linus Lam

Heritage Vancouver brings city to life with art, music, film and architecture at Long...

On Saturday, I spent a memorable evening at Heritage Vancouver's first event for their Long Table Social series entitled: Heritage and the Arts: Inaugural Long Table Social. Heritage and the Arts is a new Heritage Vancouver program connecting the visual arts with Vancouver’s heritage structures. The event took place at the Page Building located at 330 West Pender...

Technology

Peter Legge, CEO of Canada Wide Media Limited

BCBusiness magazine celebrates 20 Most Innovative Companies in B.C. 2013

Last week, I attended the "BCBusiness Innovators of the Year" event at the West Building of the Vancouver Convention center. I decided to attend, because I was curious what BCBusiness Magazine considered "innovative". Who...

Adam Chapnick of Indiegogo shares insights on the art and science of a million...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9Zz1puv6DA My recent interview with Adam Chapnick on crowdfunding, the history of Indiegogo, and the value of engagement in campaigns. Adam Chapnick,  principal of the crowdfunding site Indiegogo, sat down with me for 10 minutes at...

15 Startups to Demo at Launch@GROW Conference

The 2nd annual GROW Conference is upon us again this year. I had a great time last year meeting some amazing and talent VCs, Entrepreneurs, and Techies. This year, a new addition to the...

talk with Tony Hsieh, CEO billion$ company Zappos on Delivering Happiness at Grow Conf

My name is Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos. Zappos - we've been around for a little over 11 years now. We started out selling shoes online but we actually sell alot more than shoes here, we sell clothing, and beauty products, handbags, and so on. The vast majority of our business is in the U.S., and really our goal is to build the Zappos brand...

Film

Crazy 8s Gala inspires with six amazing short films by Vancouver filmmakers

A wrap-up with pictures of a yearly festival that features independent filmmakers---and brings out their fans. Welcome to Crazy8s at the Vogue Theatre, Saturday night, on Granville Street where the films were short (only eight minutes) and the inspiration was large. Later that night, the audience and filmmakers mixed it up on the dance floor at Club 560. Story inside...

April 17 Women in Film Festival

I went to the annual Women in Film Festival ( WIFF at womeninfilm.ca ) this weekend at the Vancity Theatre. WIFF Director and Film Producer Robyn Wiener suggested I come out and see what WIFF 2010 is about this year. Women are making strides in the film industry as most visibly seen by Kathryn Bigelow’s Academy Award for Best Director at the Oscars. The Festival showcases and promotes the great work being done by women in writing, producing, directing, lead acting, or editing roles.

Projecting Change Film Festival 2010 opened on Earth Day at Fifth Avenue Cinema and...

Check out the Projecting Change Film Festival 2010 running at the Fifth Avenue cinema, which opened on Earth Day and runs until Sunday evening.

pecha kucha 10 at vogue theatre

Another amazing night at the Vogue Theatre. Over 1050 people sold out the venue for Pecha Kucha 10. Pecha Kucha is a global event that's grown to over 299 cities around the world since...