Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

So the Olympics are now over and the craziness has died down a little bit. Whew! Don’t get me wrong. I loved the Olympics. But somehow, working FOR the Olympics for 12 hours a day, 6-7 days a week for months didn’t make it so easy to come home to my downtown apartment – where […]

The Commodore Ballroom was packed last Saturday night for Sia‘s concert. I heard that the the eccentric Australian has a killer voice and a bouncy personality, so I was quite excited to see her live. Her opening band Body Language, a group of 3 guys and a girl, started off the night with songs about “Sandwiches” […]

Spring is officially here. So is the fashion bug. Vancouver will be hit with dozens of fashion events this April. To see what Vancouver is wearing this season, check out these events happening around your neighborhood: Vancouver Fashion Week 2010 April 7 – 11, 2010 Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) is on its 10th year of […]

This is a cool zipline on Robson street. Apparently, it’s free. But the catch is there is a 7 hour line-up. That’s enough time to get excited, get nervous and back out.

No, this picture does not do the olympic flame any justice. It’s a low-resolution image I took using my blackberry the day I discovered that the Olympic cauldron was right in my office – the International Broadcast Centre (IBC). How did I not know it was there, you might ask. Well, the construction was done […]

The tickets for the 2010 Winter Olympics have such a cool design. The official website describes the design as having a “swirling palette of blues and greens found in the natural landscape of Vancouver and the Sea-to-Sky region.” This look will also be found on all banners, venue signage and olympic vehicles during the Games. […]

The 2010 Olympic Torch, designed and manufactured by Bombardier in collaboration with VANOC, is a symbol of the 2010 Winter Games. 12,000 torchbearers will carry the Olympic Flame across Canada on a 45,000-kilometre journey over 100 days. It will start on October 30, 2009 and end on February 12, 2010 at Vancouver’s BC Place (which is […]

A friend of mine has asked me to make an event poster for her student group The Dalhousie Spanish Society.  The event is called “La Velada”, a soiree type of party with a central american theme, if I’m not mistaken. Here is my first shot at it: I did another attempt to make it less […]

When the 2010 Olympic Medals were revealed yesterday, I’ve already heard that their untraditional style isn’t sitting well with everybody.  Some say they look like microwaved frisbees, ashtrays, melt 45s and so on. I don’t get it.  What’s with all the negativity? This is one of the best designs I’ve ever seen in olympic medal […]