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Meet the Geek this Tuesday

September 18, 2010

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Busy Tuesday night? Oh come on, who are you kidding? IT’S A TUESDAY NIGHT! Well, don’t worry; you won’t be stuck at home watching reruns and feeling like a minor character in a Cathy Comic: we’ve got a fabulous Meet the Geek dinner for you! You’ll help raise money for a worthy cause: With Glowing […]

Philosopher’s Art Cafe

March 31, 2010

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Image via Wikipedia Better start this with a Full Disclosure notice: Linda is a friend of mine. She’s also a seriously awesome catalyst for creativity, and her events are exactly as amazing as you have the courage to let them be. So I’m stoked for this: Philosophers Art Café Co-sponsored by Simon Fraser University, Artists […]

2010 OpportunityFest Job Fair and Volunteers Wanted

January 5, 2010

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From a Facebook invite from Alice Zhou. This looks like a good opportunity and good practice for interviewing, and if you get there early there are goody bags. And who among jobseekers cannot use a sack full of free stuff? Best of all, it’s in the afternoon, so if you’re on vampire hours, you won’t […]

Reading is Sexy Calendar Launch this Thursday

November 30, 2009

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Stolen (or rather, re-purposed) from the Shebeen Club blog. Come out and see the most photogenic of Vangroover’s literati in this year’s hottest centerfolds! Yes, writers posed Calendar Girls-style, to raise money to fight dyslexia. Calendars will be available for sale at $20 (hellooooo, great gift item!) and this’ll be your chance to get them […]

Twitter Tips course December 5th

November 17, 2009

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Twitter in 120 Minutes A hands-on seminar designed for beginning Twitter users who want to learn effective ways to manage their accounts and stay efficient. What:  a two-hour introduction to Twitter and TweetDeck, When: 12-2pm, Saturday, December 5th Where: Tradeworks Training Society, 2nd floor, 87 West Pender Street, Vancouver at the corner of Columbia and Pender […]

Blogathon and the Federation of BC Writers

July 23, 2009

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This Saturday (because I am insane) I’ll be participating in Blogathon 2009, a 24-hour, 48 blog post postathon, to raise money for the Federation of BC Writers, BC’s home grown support system for Left Coast literati. What are you waiting for? Sign up to sponsor me by selecting “raincoaster.com” from the list of available blogs […]

Illuminares Lantern Festival Returns

July 21, 2009

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Ah, the complications of nonprofittery: last year, for reasons on which I’m unclear (but which many, MANY people on both sides are happy to discuss, at great length, the first chance and every chance they get) Public Dreams Society did not get the support of the City and whatever other agencies/organizations they were looking to […]

Participatory Art with Pierre-A. Sonolet at Science World and Waterfront Station

July 17, 2009

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Got this very intriguing invitation from Judi Piggott of SynergyByDesign via email. Pierre-A. Sonolet invites you to assist and participate in two performances that will take place in Vancouver, July 19 and July 25, 2009. Bring yours organic pigments* for a lunch performance. Sunday, July 19, 2009 at 2:00 pm. meet at Science World where […]

Car-Free Festival on the Drive

June 8, 2009

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Join the Commerical Drive Car-Free Festival, Sunday, June 14th, all day until 8pm. I’d love to tell you how to volunteer, what to expect, what time the bands go onstage, etc, but the poster they emailed out is too small to read. Just show up and have fun! Volunteers also needed, apply here. UPDATE: found […]

Eastside Stories: The People. The Voices

June 5, 2009

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I got this in an email a few weeks ago, and the full version is over on the Heart of the City website. Eastside Stories: The People, The Voices Friday June 19 to Sunday June 21 Locations in the Downtown Eastside, including Carnegie Community Centre and radha yoga & eatery. Most events are free. Eastside […]

Artist Trading Card Exhibition: Call for Entries

June 5, 2009

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OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES : RICHMOND ART GALLERY 4th ANNUAL ARTIST TRADING CARD EXHIBITION Open to all participants in the Lower Mainland and Beyond Exhibition: 18 September – 30 October 2009 Deadline for ATC Submission: Post-mark deadline of 4 September 2009 Closing Celebration and Trading Session: Friday, 30 October, 7-8:30pm The RAG’s 4th Annual Artist […]