Publication: Pique News Magazine

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Finalists for 72hr Filmmaker Showdown announced

The winner will be selected at gala event tonight — Tuesday, April 15click to enlargeFile photo2013 FILMMAKER WINNER Conrad Schapansky's Charlie Chaplin-inspired short film won the 72 Hr. Filmmaker Showdown last year.The 10 finalists for the Olympus 72hr ... [Published Pique News Magazine - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands flock to village for opening weekend of WSSF

With no title sponsor, event producer Watermark Communications had to overcome some funding challenges in producing the 19th rendition of the World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) this year.But you'd never notice judging from the hustle and bustle of ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Eberhardt wins Shred Show big air

Max Eberhardt had never attempted a triple-cork jump in competition before, but the one he landed in Saturday night's Monster Energy Shred Show big air contest was worth $15,000.The Canadian snowboarder stomped a backside triple 1440 for his last trick ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

State of play

Lori Pyne, the Cheakamus Community Garden coordinator, knows a thing or two about the value of public green spaces, and has seen firsthand what Bayly Park has added to the neighbourhood in the year since it opened."I heard this saying once that 'kids ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Nine Inch Nails, Outkast, Deadmau5, Soundgarden headline Pemberton Festival

The Pemberton Music Festival has announced its long-awaited lineup of bands and performers."We're delivering this baby after a very long labour," said HUKA Entertainment CEO A.J. Niland in an interview. "There was a great deal of diligence put in on the ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Bangkok

It was election day in . The city is tense after weeks of protest and violence culminating in a street gun battle on election eve that left a half dozen people in hospital. All of this was of particular interest to me, since I was in Bangkok that day ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Bringing grizzlies back from the brink

Whistler's backyard wilderness could hold the key to bringing grizzly bears off the brink of extirpation in southwestern B.C.It's not just that this is southern most tip of grizzly habitat with a growing spotlight on the issue of local extinction; there ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

No more time for failed old-think

In 72-point, all caps, bold: VOTE! TAKE TO THE STREETS! BRING YOUR KIDS AND DOGS! SHAKE YOUR KNOW-BETTER BOOTY & GET POLITICALLY ACTIVE!I've been thinking hard about how to kick off this food column in light of last week's IPCC report on the impacts of ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Chef's Choice: Jim Bland

Despite his family name, Howe Sound chef Jim Bland's food is anything but.The executive chef at the picturesque Furry Creek Golf Club's Sea to Sky Grill is dedicated to serving elegant, but accessible, West Coast fare that highlights the region's abundance ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Glitch Mob bring their festival vibe for free WSSF show

Don't be surprised if Ooah, Boreta, and edIT of The Glitch Mob take a bow before they take to the stage for their free concert in Whistler on Saturday, April 12.The trio always take a moment to meditate together before they launch into their electronic ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Entities: Bomb, Snowboard, Big Bang
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Whistler Village Beer Festival coming to a bottle near you

If you weren't already counting down the days until the second annual Whistler Village Beer Festival, some of the Sea to Sky's finest craft brewers are teaming up to give you a little taste of the event before it kicks off this September.Festival producers ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Entities: Alcohol, Gibbon, Barley, Caveat
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

RMOW strikes tax balance we can all live with

Zero, 0 and 0.It's safe to say that most residents of Whistler did not expect to have a third year of zero tax increases in the proposed draft budget.It might be explained, in part, by the fact that we are heading into an election year, but with at least ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 10 2014]

Quotes

"What we want is for nobody to be able to see that some of these challenges exist. We're a small community and … I'm pretty open and honest about everything, so people are aware but they shouldn't be based on what they're seeing out there on the street" said Watermark president Sue Eckersley of WSSF's first two days
"I've actually never tried that in my life," a champagne-soaked Eberhardt said of his winning trick, right after stepping off the podium. "I've been waiting all season for the right jump for it, and it just felt right."
"On sunny days like today everyone's trying to play on the playground and the soccer field," she said. "It brings all the families that live in the community out together."
"If you're going to make the decision to have kids, you're either going to go wholeheartedly, or you're going to let someone else raise them."

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