Entertainment, Media & Sports

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What are we reading? October 15, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.     Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor: Eye-opening look at how Joe Biden has...

The show must go on—how event companies are innovating during the pandemic

Timed ticketing and touchless technology are allowing for safe, immersive experiences to take place.

Groups can now rent out a private New West arcade all to themselves

Game collector Kyle Seller says with COVID-19 there’s negativity: 'I’ve just tried to come up with something that makes you forget'

Vancouver’s East Side Games aims to go public in $150m deal

What happened: East Side Games, Leaf Mobile agree to acquisition deal Why it matters: Both are Vancouver-based companies and if the deal goes through, it will see the firm listed on the TSX One of...

VFX houses ‘anxious’ about B.C. film sector’s post-COVID-19 future

Industry reviving from pandemic hiatus but still dependent on sets running smoothly with safety protocols

What are we reading? October 1, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Glen Korstrom, reporter There’s some excellent journalism in the New York Times’ long...

B.C. casino chain first in line for Ottawa cash

Burnaby, B.C.-based casino chain is the first to receive funds under a federal emergency loan program aimed at large employers

What are we reading? September 24, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor: Despite swift recovery from pandemic lows in...

Here's how the PNE plans to 'slay' Halloween 2020

Move over Fright Nights, there's a new Halloween event in town 👻

'Time travel' back to 1930s Vancouver via this incredible new video

Ever wonder what it might have looked like to walk the streets of downtown Vancouver nearly a century ago? A video recently created and shared by Brian A. Walters is like a "time machine" that takes...