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SlutWalk coming to Vancouver in May
After a Toronto police officer's misogynist remark, SlutWalk Vancouver is planned for May 15.
Apr 15th, 2011
Bike ride through the blossoms, party with the planet, and join the "Handmade" Revolution
'Tis the season of flashmobs. Did you miss last week's Skytrain silent dance party flashmob? Not to worry, we've found some footage of the event! Looks like a little dancing doesn't faze...
Apr 13th, 2011
Personal branding with former Jacobs Suchard CEO John Bell
Bell has accumulated nearly four decades worth of marketing and branding experience and the Vancouver Observer recently caught up with him to pick his brain on the art of personal branding.
Apr 7th, 2011
How a second childhood changed Rupinder Gill's life
Indo-Canadian humorist writer Rupinder Gill's debut book, On the Outside Looking Indian, is a light-hearted and often self-deprecating memoir that weaves anecdotes of her unique childhood...
Apr 7th, 2011
The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom
The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom is a film about a young girl who discovers she was adopted and fantasizes that Dolly Parton is her mother. The film is based in the mid seventies. Director...
Apr 3rd, 2011
Rollergirls, Crazy 8s, a Silent SkyTrain Dance Party and a whole lot more
So, did you bash some pillows last weekend? Check out the Pillow Fight Flashmob Video (There was even a horseyman!) You never know what happens when you follow the Bees. Some great picks for you...
Apr 6th, 2011
Acclaimed in New York, MOVE: the (dance) company hits its stride in Vancouver
At two, Josh Beamish, was already enrolled in dance classes. When Beamish turned sixteen, he made the move from Edmonton to Vancouver to train in ballet at Pacific Dance Arts and the...
Mar 30th, 2011
12-year-old Royce Richards busks on Granville Island
While other kids his age are playing video games, Royce Richards plays sweet music to audiences at Granville Island.
Mar 29th, 2011
Michael Crain helps dispel myths about mental illness
By his own admission, Michael Crain wears many hats. He is a peer researcher with CREST.BD, a collaborative research team studying the psychosocial issues in bipolar disorder. Peer research is an...
Mar 21st, 2011
BEE Vancity Mix for Mar 17-23: Chocolates & Cowboys, Community March Against Racism, Green Cafe & Much More
Get your boots on, march in solidarity and think deep about going green
Mar 16th, 2011