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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 […]