Beauty & Skincare

Balenciaga – Florabotanica Fragrance & Live Interview with Kristen Stewart Event (October 18)

Newly available this month in October 2012 is Balenciaga’s Florabotanica, a very pretty light floral fragrance.  The box packaging has a beautiful floral motif on the outside while the bottle …

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Fashion & Retail

Vancouver 2010 Olympics – Nelly Furtado in DSquared

It’s Nelly Furtado and Bryan Adams in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Opening ceremonies! After the Parade of Nations, Bryan Adams and Nelly Furtado performed “Bang the Drum”, a song written as a tribute to the Vancouver Olympic athletes. Check out Nelly Furtado’s outfit – an electric blue shot silk cocktail dress with an a-symmetrical neckline, designed by Canadian designers DSquared! The distinctive design of Nelly’s draped shoulder was mirrored by the dramatic height of her 16 cm studded heel. DSquared also dressed Bryan Adams with a slim classic black tailored three-button stretch cady suit over a white poplin shirt with PVC covered collar and cuff and a skinny 60’s black tie, and balck vernice pointed shoes. Go Canada Go!

Nelly Furtado Vancouver 2010 Opening Ceremonies

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Events & Lifestyle

“A Conversation with Kim Cattrall” (Wednesday January 7, 2009)

Hey to all the Vancouver Sex and the City fans out there! Kim Cattrall, or perhaps more widely known as Samantha Jones from SATC, will be making an appearance at Frederic Wood Theatre (6354 Crescent Rd) on the UBC campus on Wednesday January 7, 2009. Presented by the UBC Department of Theatre and Film, “A Conversation With Kim Cattrall”, is a free and public event, so get your reserve your tickets fast – this is bound to be a full house.
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Kim Cattrall was born in Liverpool England in August 21, 1956. Her family immigrated to British Columbia, Canada when she was a year old, but she went back to England at age 11 when her grandmother fell ill. During Kim’s stay in England, she studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. When Kim Cattrall was 16, she returned to Canada, where most of her films were made. Kim Cattrall’s acting career began in 1972 when she attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.

According to the press release:

Award-winning Sex and the City actress, producer and author Kim Cattrall returns home to BC to talk to Jerry Wasserman about her professional work in television, theatre and film, her life challenges, women in the work force, post-feminism, self-image, and her 35+ years of success in one of the toughest, most competitive businesses out there.

Where: Frederic Wood Theatre
When: Wednesday January 7, 2009
Time: 12 to 1 pm
Ticket Information: Call 604-822-2678 to reserve your FREE tickets (maximum 2 tickets per patron).
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For more information, check out the UBC Theatre Website.
Thanks to the Kim Cattrall Fansite for her biography information.

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WIN a SECRET OBSESSION Prize Pack

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