Posts Categorized: Events

CSI Vancouver: Chad & Larry

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Did you know? There’s been a string of robberies at Emily Carr University. The culprits: Chad & Larry, a duo of expert thieves living high off the spoils of their crime spree, hiding out in Larry’s mom’s basement in Surrey. To assist the police in their ongoing search, Emily Carr MAA students Vanessa + Kristina… Read more »

Catherine is speaking at WordCamp Vancouver 2010

Posted by & filed under Blogosphere, Catherine, Events, Vancouver, Web 2.0, WordPress.

Happy news, Vancouver-area WordPress users! I’m pleased to confirm that, yes, I will be at WordCamp Vancouver 2010 on June 12. I’ll be speaking with Tris Hussey about the upcoming (Possibly just-released by then!) WordPress 3.0 and child themes. For more information about child themes, check out Tris’ blog. Personally, I’m excited about the new… Read more »

In which Catherine attends FreelanceCamp Vancouver

Posted by & filed under Catherine, Events, Law, Vancouver.

Last Saturday, I attended the first FreelanceCamp Vancouver, the unconference for people who don’t have bosses or paycheques. I am happy to report that I had an excellent time and had several questions answered most satisfactorily. See? Photographic evidence: “Hey,” you might exclaim, upon seeing the above photo, your voice pitching with excitement in having… Read more »

Catherine Dyke Marches

Posted by & filed under Catherine, Events, LGBT, Privacy, Vancouver.

Yesterday, I kicked off my Pride weekend1 here in Vancouver by heading to Commercial Drive for the 6th Annual Vancouver Dyke March.2 Sweet. I’ve written recently about why I like the Dyke March: its inclusiveness, the sense of community, the cute girls… but mostly, it’s an opportunity to feel normal without being normalized. Despite popular… Read more »

Pride by any other name

Posted by & filed under Complaint Department, Events, LGBT, Vancouver.

As a quick aside, one argument I’ve heard about the Gay Pride Parade recently is that if its purpose as an activism tool has ended in North America, maybe it shouldn’t be called “Pride” anymore. Honestly though, we have virtually no holidays or traditions that make any sense when viewed from their original contexts. Seriously,… Read more »