Craig Ferguson At The “Red”

It was exciting visiting with Craig Ferguson upon his return to the Red Robinson Show Theatre. He was, as usual, humorous to a fault. I walked on to the stage in a Canucks jersey to the  roar of the crowd and Craig wore a Canucks sweater throughout his presentation.  I mentioned that it  had been…

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Michael Bublé Wedding Reception

Following a civil ceremony March 31 and a formal ceremony and reception on April 2 in Buenos Aires, Lewis and Amber Bublé threw a party in celebration of their son Michael‘s recent marriage to actress Luisana Lopilato. Here are some photos from the elegant reception held at Vancouver’s Pan Pacific Hotel Friday May 20. As…

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Red And Fred, Together Again

That’s Carole peeking around the corner at the recent RPM (Radio Performers Membership) luncheon at the White Spot at Georgia and Cardero. I presented Fred Latremouille with a photo taken of the two of us when we co-hosted the national television series Let’s Go. As Fred is moving to Prince Edward Island I thought it…

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The Temptations At The “Red”

The Temptations returned to the Red Robinson Show Theatre. The last surviving member of the original group, Otis Williams and the group took time before the show for an interview. We talked  about their big appearance at EXPO 86 and how times in the recording field have changed. The group continues working around the world…

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Beatles at Vancouver International Airport, 1964

These are interesting color photographs taken at Vancouver International Airport on August 22, 1964. You see the Beatles on the tarmac wearing sunglasses. Notice the cameras the boys have with them. I wonder where those photos are? This four prop Constellation airplane transported the Beatles around Canada and the U.S. The beautiful Jackie DeShannon, one…

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Lynne & Red At The Wall

This is Lynne McNamara in front of my face on the wall which extends down the entire length of Vancouver’s Beatty Street between Dunsmuir and Georgia. The wall features people who historically have been a part of Vancouver’s growth. Lynne sent me this with no comment but I want to thank her for sending me…

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Curtis Stone At The “Red”

Chef Curtis Stone (with me and theatre manager Steve Stenner) cooked up some goodies on stage at the Red Robinson Show Theatre in front of an audience of mostly women, some of whom dragged along their boyfriends or husbands. Curtis is an affable Australian with a great sense of humor. He faced Donald Trump on…

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Tourism Vancouver TV Ads

[jwplayer controlbar=”none” width = “600” height=”347″ file=”https://c4f774.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/ads/TV_BC.mov” image=”https://c4f774.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/images/TV_image.jpg”] I was thrilled to be asked to be the on-camera host for Tourism Vancouver in celebration of Vancouver’s 125th anniversary as a city. The promotional commercials are seen here in B.C. and in the province of Alberta.  I am also hosting birthday vignettes on CKNW for the…

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Reditorial: Difference Of Opinion

Hi Ethan:  I am one of those stupid, fantastically dim Canadian morons you saluted in your column today. You stated that the country is rife with idiots (but of course only on one side of the political spectrum).  You wrote that you have just recently become a Canadian citizen. Didn’t you know we were all…

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