Monthly Archives: March 2011

Vancouver Celebrates 125 Years

What would a celebration be without a party? Live events not to be missed: Birthday Live When: April 6 (Vancouver’s DOB), 2PM – 10PM Where: Jack Poole Plaza Details: Live music ranging from 54-40 to the Vancouver Bach Choir, Olympic Cauldron lighting, Coast Salish Witness Ceremony by Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, speeches by Mayor […]

BC Place is a Winner

With the scaffolding coming down and roof support cables going up, the completion of the new retractable roof for the BC Place Stadium is in sight. The roof isn’t the only thing that’s changing, so is their corporate branding and it’s getting noticed. The rebranding of BC Place has recently received the Merit Award from […]

Vancouver Welcomes the Best of Swiss Design

Emily Carr presents the innovative creations of Switzerland’s top designers in the Design Preis Schweiz, Swiss Design Award, exhibition. On its last stop of the world tour featuring 2009 prize winners, the exemplary exhibit showcases the 3 main trademarks of Swiss design: innovation, functionality and quality. A representative of the Swiss Consulate introduced the discussion […]

Daylight Saving Time Reminds You to be Prepared

Are you prepared if an earthquake hits? Recent disasters along the Ring of Fire had me thinking about emergency evacuation plans and potential disasters closer to home and for travelers. Some common sense tips could help in the wake of an emergency. If you time your evaluation for emergency evacuation plans and supplies (from smoke […]

Anthropologie Soon to Inspire Wardrobes in Vancouver

Fans of the brand can cease their trips down south or to Calgary (okay, maybe just one less shop to hit up) and suspend their clicks. The Granville Business Improvement Association confirms that Anthropolgie (Urban Outfitter’s sister brand) is set to open its doors at 2912 South Granville this Spring. The corporate Web site tipped […]

Hong Kong’s Funniest Comic – Vivek Mahbubani – Part II

Only 28 years old and already an established comedian in Hong Kong with roles in television and film, and viral attention for his Chinese and English routines online, one would think that Vivek Mahbubani has it made. On the contrary, behind his success he has had his share of challenges. As you will find out […]

Hong Kong’s Funniest Comic – Vivek Mahbubani – Part I

Vivek Mahbubani takes ethnic comedy to a whole new level, breaking down social stereotypes with his bilingual humor and global appeal. Delivering punchlines in Cantonese and English, Vivek has earned himself the title of Hong Kong’s Funniest Person. Learn more about Vivek Mahbubani in a recent interview with Theressa Mah. Here is a clip of […]