Monthly Archives: September 2008

An Evening with Elvis

Adera Angelucci finds herself surrounded by the King(s) of Rock ‘n’ Roll at an Evening with Elvis down at the PNE, held on Sunday, August 31st. The event is hosted by celebrity MC Red Robinson, who explains that the event has come to the PNE after a deal was made between the PNE and Penticton, […]

Red Bull Soapbox Race

The first ever Red Bull Soapbox Derby takes place in Vancouver, with Adera Andelucci leading the way down a 4th ave. brimming with creativity and liveliness in every direction. Sonia Klinger, of Red Bull Communications, explains: “the race is where people make carts, human powered carts, so no stored energy whatsoever, and then race them down […]

The Terry Fox Run 2008

On a beautiful Sunday morning, Adera Angelucci is down at the 28th anniversary of the Terry Fox Run, which took place on September 14th, situated at Second Beach in Stanley Park, here in Vancouver.  Also known as ‘the Marathon of Hope,’ this run inspires people throughout Canada and the world. It was Terry Fox’s dream […]

Mexican Independence Day

Mexican Independence Day was celebrated in grand proportions for the first time in front of the Vancouver Public Library. Adera Angelucci joins the crowds who have gathered for Mexico’s biggest event, the celebration of their independence. Jose Carlos Medina Cornejo, President of CCIME, says this is an event where, “we really go nuts!”  “Vive Mexico, Vive Independence!” […]

Pacific Skydivers

Sarah Westwood learns the basics of skydiving at Pacific Skydivers in Pitt Meadows, BC. Before jumping out of a plane at 10,000 ft. for the very first time, Sarah speaks with the owner of Pacific Skydivers, Ian Ferguson, who has been jumping since 1986, and here in Pitt Meadows since 1991. “We don’t ever get […]

Mela Festival-Canada Day 2008

Heather Bissonnette leads Novus TV through a day of merrymaking taking place on Granville Island in celebration of the Mela Festival, the International Jazz Festival, and Canada Day this 2008. “The Mela Festival is an organization that brings in a south Asian component into the multicultural diaspora of the lower mainland,” according to Ravi Singh, […]

Inside Pride III

Washington State shows up as one of the friendliest gay and lesbian campground, “partying it up as only campers can,” Ryan DeLuca laughs as bubbles are blown out of a tent and water guns shoot into the hot afternoon. Balloons in all colours are everywhere, men in rainbow coloured underwear boogie to club music on […]

Inside Pride II

The fun continues with men in underwear dancing on a jungle float handing out necklaces. Terminal city roller girls are next, followed by S&M, heavy bondage, whipping and flogging. Odyssey, “the hottest bar in the city” is going out with style as this is their last year and beautiful people dancing up high on the […]

Inside Pride

Inside Pride, Vancouver’s annual gay pride festival and parade, takes place every summer down at English Bay. In the 30th annual pride festival, presenter Ryan DeLuca leads us down the street alongside the floats, speaking with parade participants and excited spectators.  Screaming fans who have been waiting all day and come from all over the […]

VCC Fiat Mode XXI Fashion Show

Andera Angelucci and City Lights visit the VCC Fiat Mode Vancouver Community College Fashion Show of August 2008. The VCC Fashion Program started in 1986, providing training and upgrading for those wanting to enter the fashion industry. The Fiat Mode Fashion Show, Fiat Mode being Italian for “let there be fashion,” started the following year. […]