Think you could do a great job blogging, photographing and interviewing the behind-the-scenes contemporary world of Holt Renfrew? Holt Renfrew is having a “Contemporary Correspondent” search running until May 28th, 2009. Tell them why you should be their Contemporary Correspondent and you could win a $1,000 Holt Renfrew Wardrobe and a Sony Vaio® notebook PC! To enter, submit a photo of yourself or short video, along with a 200 word blog on why it should be you. Two finalists from each city will be selected, at which point they will turn it over to their Facebook fans to select the three winners, based on a series of voting challenges.
Speaking of Facebook, the official Holt Renfrew Facebook Page has just been launched. Become a fan and get the scoop on what’s happening at Holts!
Celebrating its 5th year of publication, Cinephile (UBC’s film journal) will be screening the award-winning, Canadian zombie comedy “Fido” at the Pacific Cinémathèque (1131 Howe Street) on March 3rd at 7pm. Director Andrew Currie will be in attendance for a Q&A. Guests will be well supplied with beverages, hors d’oeuvres, and a bevy of exciting door prizes and silent auction items.
The fundraiser is part of Cinephile’s ongoing effort to keep our non-profit graduate film journal (the only one in print in Canada) alive and thriving from year to year. The event also marks the launch of Cinephile’s first 2009 issue: “Far From Hollywood: Alternative World Cinema.”
Fido takes place in a 1950s-esque alternate universe where radiation from space has turned the dead into zombies. Fido stars Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly, and Dylan Baker and exemplifies a clever balance of the light-hearted and perverse; it is a darkly comic zombie film layered with genre parody and political commentary about US Homeland security.
Welcome to Willard, a small town lost in the idyllic world of the 50’s, where the sun shines every day, everybody knows their neighbour, and rotting zombies deliver the mail. A corporation was born: ZomCon, who defeated the legions of the undead years ago. Since then, they have domesticated the zombies and made them our industrial workers, our domestic servants – a productive part of society. ZomCon would like the people of Willard to believe they have everything under control…but do they?
$15 for adults | $12 for Students (or 2 for $20) | Frederic Wood Box Office: 604.822.2678
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In collaboration with Suki’s Hair Salon…
CONTEST: In 250 words or less, tell us about your most traumatizing hair experience and the best entry will win a redeeming pamper day at Suki’s Hair Salon or The Spa at Suki’s. Make us laugh, make us cry, make us cringe with embarassment! Entries will be judged on humor and trauma! Email us with your submission at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Suki’s Hair Contest”. Please include your name, gender, age, contact information and preferred prize. Guys can enter too!
PRIZE: Your choice of
1) A hair cut, color, treatment (if necessary) and style at Suki’s Hair Salon; or
2) A facial, manicure and pedicure at The Spa at Suki’s.
DEADLINE: Thursday October 30, 2008. Winners will be notified by November 1, 2008.
*Submitted entries are property of Modern Mix Vancouver and we reserve the right to edit and post select entries on our website.