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Vancouver Leo Awards 2009

Posted: May 11, 2009 

Vancouver Leo Awards 2009 The Leo Awards, BC’s version of the Oscars and Emmys, took place last weekend at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver. Produced by the North Shore’s own Sonny Wong and Walter Daroshin, celebrities from both TV and movies walked the red carpet in style before being honoured by their peers at the gala awards show and dinner. Star spotters, autograph hunters and paparazzi galore made this a real Hollywood in Vancouver ...more

Britney Spears walks off stage in “Toxic” Vancouver, BC

Posted: April 9, 2009 

Britney Spears walks off stage in “Toxic” Vancouver, BC Pop princess Britney Spears walked off stage tonight in Vancouver, BC, at her GM Place concert, claiming that the air was too smoky for her to perform. The nicotine fit came only three songs into the show when an announcement was made asking everyone to butt out, literally. (See the evidence for yourself in the YouTube video below - thanks to Chris B for posting). Apparently, it was less about ...more

London Air Services and CBC’s Rick Mercer

Posted: April 9, 2009 

London Air Services and CBC’s Rick Mercer Two high profile events helped round out the last week as some high flyers and some high achievers put on the ritz to celebrate. First up, London Air Services, celebrated their 10th Anniversary with the opening of their new avation centre in YVR’s south terminal and the christening of their newest bird - an impressive Challenger 605 that is first class luxury all the way. Next, the stars were out ...more

Juno Week in Vancouver 2009

Posted: March 31, 2009 

Juno Week in Vancouver 2009   The Juno Awards, Canada’s music equivalent to the Grammy’s, came to town last week and the lead up to the red carpet awards night was nothing short of spectacular. Hotel hospitality suites were filled with rock stars and celebs and just about every club in town got in the act with live bands and more. Music moguls Bruce Allen and Sam Feldman held one of the more exclusive events in ...more

Mark Madryga does the Twitterbug

Posted: March 21, 2009 

Mark Madryga does the Twitterbug Do you believe in the power of Twitter. Witness the exchange between Global BC TV morning news anchor Lynn Colliar and Catherine Barr as it yields hilarious results when weatherman Mark Madryga performs a little Irish Jig with the help of Riverdance star Michael Flatley in honour of St. Patrick's Day 2009. ...more

Dancing with the Stars First Impressions

Posted: March 9, 2009 

Dancing with the Stars First Impressions Truth is, I really don't get a chance to watch much television and when I do, I really don't want to waste my time with so-called "Reality TV". But being a former dancer (and dance teacher) I've got to admit that, after several seasons of changing the channel, "Dancing With the Stars" has actually managed to pull me into their web. Tonight's big premiere episode features a new motley crew ...more

Tom Cruise Car Crazy

Posted: January 23, 2009 

Tom Cruise Car Crazy Actor Tom Cruise sure knows how to get attention on the talk show circuit. The 46-year old actor, who last made news for jumping on the furniture during his “Oprah” appearance, once again grabbed headlines this week as he gave talk show host Jimmy Kimmel one of the nicest Christmas gifts in town.  The gift exchange happened when Cruise, who was appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to talk about the Christmas ...more

Megan Fox Drives the Best

Posted: January 23, 2009 

Megan Fox Drives the Best Megan Fox, the ultra-babe who plays Mikaela Banes in the 2007 Steven Spielberg hit movie “Transformers”, has more than her fair share of car lovers as fans. And why not? Could it be because, in the 2007 movie, she plays a car-fixing sex kitten with a bad attitude and great legs? Well good news for those still lusting after more than the Autobots. Fox, and her hot rods, will return in ...more

What’s Really Driving U.S. Presidential Candidates?

Posted: December 22, 2008 

What’s Really Driving U.S. Presidential Candidates? As U.S. election fever grows, so does the need to know more and more about the candidates. Each boasts a long list of the Yankee-Doodle Dandiest of qualities, but what is the real driving force behind the seats of power. McCain or Obama - What drives them? Forbes Auto seems to have the most accurate traffic report to date stating that Barack Obama bought his Ford Escape Hybrid last summer after ...more

Brad Pitt and Classic Cars make the Scene

Posted: December 21, 2008 

Brad Pitt and Classic Cars make the Scene Brad Pitt’s mere presence at any location is reason enough for a traffic jam and even a few car crashes. Not wanting to miss out, fans at the Toronto Film Festival proved they too were willing to go the distance for a glimpse of greatness. Screaming star-seekers jammed the streets as Pitt and posse walked the red carpet for the "Burn After Reading" premiere this week. The new Coen ...more

Sex and the City – and New York Fashion Week

Posted: December 21, 2008 

Sex and the City – and New York Fashion Week Glitterati have flocked to the Big Apple this week as New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week runs from September 5-12, 2008. But some still wonder if it’s all for real. Sex and the City filming in New York at the fake Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week set. Well social-climbers and panicky debutants can put their Percocet back in their Pradas because the real deal is in full swing and the cars and stars have ...more

Lumiere Daniel Boulud Bistro Opening and Shut Up and Shoot Movie Launch

Posted: December 7, 2008 

Lumiere Daniel Boulud Bistro Opening and Shut Up and Shoot Movie Launch When you make a movie with the likes of Gary Busey, Tom Sizemore and Daniel Baldwin, it's definitely time to celebrate. That's what Vancouver's talented Silvio Pollio did at the DVD launch of his "Shut Up and Shoot" movie. Pollio and several other cast members, including Joe Cortese, toasted the occasion at the Can-Am Importique studios in Burnaby which was the perfect setting since owner Paul Pincott is known for warehousing ...more

America’s Next Top Model Cycle 11 and the Green Machine

Posted: December 4, 2008 

America’s Next Top Model Cycle 11 and the Green Machine Tyra Banks, pseudo talk show host and saviour of all that is “fierce”, is back with her band of beauties and beasts for America’s Next Top Model - Cycle 11 tonight. Slightly freaky at the best of times, and not without it’s share of melodrama, this cycle features, for the first time ever, a transgendered contestant who not only knows how to model, but gets treated rather badly by the ...more

The Dark Knight and Batman Make History in More Ways than One

Posted: December 4, 2008 

The Dark Knight and Batman Make History in More Ways than One It’s official today! Warner Brothers’ summer smash hit “The Dark Knight” has now become only the second film in history to top the half-billion dollar mark in US cinemas. Starring sexy Christian Bale, who cruises Gotham City in a racy Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Coupe, the legend of Batman and his awesome automobiles has now been re-written for good. ...more

Jacqui Cohen Face the World Gala 2000

Posted: June 7, 2000 

Jacqui Cohen Face the World Gala 2000 ANGELS dwell among us. And if you don't want to take my word for it, just ask Vancouver's most famous glamour gal - Jacqui Cohen. Her parties have been the talk of the town for 10 years now, so this year there was a lot to celebrate. The Face the World Foundation and its patron "angels" have raised more than $2 million dollars over the past decade thanks to the ...more

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