Christine Coletta Receives Founders Award at Okanagan Fall Wine Festival

On September 27, Christine Coletta, owner of Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP), has been presented the Founders Award at the Okanagan Fall Wine Festival. Coletta has been presented the award in recognition of her contributions to the BC wine industry. When presented the award in front of industry peers by industry veteran Harry McWatters of ENCORE Vineyards, Coletta said…

Powerhouse Team of Female Creators Tackle ‘The Art of a Messy Life’ in Interdisciplinary Performance

Gutsy Work Celebrates Beauty in All Forms with Comedy, Music, and Dance   JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick, award-winning educator and performer Celeste Snowber, and emerging harpist Alexa Reimer come together in the world premiere of Perfect Imperfections: The Art of a Messy Life at Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch from June 14–16. Interweaving…

C’mon, Angie! by Amy Lee Lavoie – Touchstone Theatre in association with the Firehall Arts Centre

Touchstone Theatre in association with the Firehall Arts Centre present C’mon, Angie! by Amy Lee Lavoie Directed by Lauren Taylor Featuring Kayla Deorksen and Robert Moloney This is the sixth installment of the FLYING START program – giving a stage to new professional playwrights.   Firehall Arts Centre (280 E. Cordova), Vancouver June 1 to…

Join Dana Reinhardt in Lazio, Italy for an incredible culinary experience

Join Chef Dana Reinhardt in exploring the incredible bounty of Lazio, Italy. The farm is covered with olive trees and vineyards and boasts a beautiful pool and vistas. This beautiful area is also home to many ancient Etruscan necropolis and ruins. We will harvest seasonal produce and use meat from the heritage breed cattle, pigs and chickens located…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – The View Winery

  We absolutely love the wines from The View Winery. Why are we so taken with the extensive line up of wines and Wards ciders from The View? What sets them apart from other Okanagan wines and ciders? Every bottle or can is filled with personality. Just like owner Jennifer Molgat the inspiration, perspiration, incentive, ambition…

KIX 4 CHIX Ladies Kickboxing comes to Burnaby

KIX 4 CHIX IS A LADIES NON-COMPETITIVE KICKBOXING PROGRAM. AND IT IS UNLIKE ANYTHING YOU HAVE EVER TRIED! Kix 4 Chix is a ladies non-competitive kickboxing program. And it is unlike anything you have ever tried! Kix 4 Chix is for EVERY woman; age, fitness level, weight does not matter. Weight loss, all over muscle…

L³: Lindsay’s Lessons Learned

Communication Tip: Don’t Bury Your Lead  Definition: bury the lead verb: (idiomatic) (news writing style) To begin a story with details of secondary importance to the reader while postponing more essential points or facts. [NOTE: THIS IS NOT GOOD]   If you want to communicate effectively you have to structure your writing to lead with…