Monthly Archives: April, 2010

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Heritage Vancouver brings city to life with art, music, film and architecture at Long Table Social series event

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...

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...

Twitter/Art+SocialMedia Show at Diane Farris Gallery

Over three-hundred art lover and social media types packed the “Twitter/Art+Social Media” show on Thursday at the Diane Farris Gallery to view 80-100 pieces by 43 artists from artists from Canada, USA, Europe, and Asia.

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 plays all weekend

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...

Must-read

Photographer Rita Leistner

http://ritaleistner.com/ Rita Leistner’s socially and politically engaged documentary photography practice is based on first-hand engagement in the world, in particular on documenting communities in extreme...

Ta’Kaiya Blaney inspires with a powerful voice at Earth day Vancouver 2013

Earth day 2013. It's a special day in our household, because we like to think we do our bit to save the planet. It's...

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,...
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Jonathan Hanley is an entrepreneur, web guy, writer and photographer--- into all things social media and communications. He has worked with international green groups and sustainable businesses for more than 25 years. Bringing people together by building and growing social communities for 14 years.

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