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Hendrik looks at mosaic in front of the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver Downtown Eastside ( DTES )

May 29, 2009 Leave a comment

Hendrik and mosaic in front of Firehall arts centre

 

In this video, Hendrik Beune, Director of AHA MEDIA, explains how he contributed to the now installed and almost completed mosaic in front of the Firehall Arts Centre

This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

AHA MEDIA notices No smoking sign at LifeSkills Centre in Vancouver Downtown Eastside ( DTES )

May 28, 2009 Leave a comment

AHA MEDIA upon arriving at the Lifeskills Centre, noticed a big yellow sign of NO Smoking… announcing that Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES) residents have been getting ticketed while doing so!

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Cart at Main and Hastings vs Cinema at Main and Cordova in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

May 3, 2009 1 comment

The following photos illustrate the juxtaposition of the HAVE NOTS ( corner of Main and Hastings Streets) to the HAVES ( Corner of Main and Cordova Streets).

A man with a shopping cart comes around the corner of  Hastings and travels down Main Street towards the well heeled folks at Cinema 319 and their Red Carpet Gala Event at the corner of Main and Cordova.

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We at AHA MEDIA, hope that with the upcoming Election, issues such as gentrification, poverty and homelessness will be addressed and not forgotten. The Vancouver Downtown Eastside is a vibrant active community with people from many walks of life, – let’s find a way to solve the social problems!

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Net Tuesday – Mini Social Media Camp for Non Profits and Other Do Gooders!

April 29, 2009 1 comment

Mini Social Media Camp for Nonprofits & Other Do Gooders!

Apr 28
Tue 5:30 PM
Location

21 Water St
#400
Vancouver, BC V6B 1A1
604.637.2252

How to find us
“Mini Social Media Camp for Nonprofits & Other Do Gooders!”

Estimated attendance
 74  people attended.

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Who organized?
Elijah van der Giessen and joesolomon

The next Net Tuesday is being organized by Elijah van der Giessen of the David Suzuki Foundation! Eli is rocking a whole new breed of Net Tuesdays – Imagine a mini social media camp where you can learn about & discuss the social media and tech tools that can rock your nonprofit/org/project!

Topics:

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  • How can my organization use Facebook to be more awesome? Should I use Pages or Groups?
  • How can I use Twitter to find new supporters?
  • How can I use Ning to build a community?
  • How can I use free tools to power my online petitions?

In the Ning session, John and Peter from Bowen Island shared with us what they learned as a community! 🙂

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In this  photo, KK shared with us his secrets of using online tools 🙂

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In this video, Dale McGladdery of http://www.group42.ca/   talks about Open Web Vancouver Conference   http://www.openwebvancouver.ca/ during Net Tuesday April 28th, 2009 at Workspace in Gastown.

This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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In this video, Lorraine Murphy of Raincoaster Media http://www.raincoastermedia.com    talks her teaching social media and  blogging for beginners classes during Net Tuesday April 28th, 2009 at Workspace in Gastown.


This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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In this photo, Lorraine Murphy, Dale McGladdery and Gillian Shaw chat about Net Tuesday at  Workspace 🙂

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In this photo Gillian Shaw, Lorraine Murphy and Dale McGladdery do some work and share some great company at Waves Coffee House at Main and Cordova in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside 🙂

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Pictorial review of La Casita Mexican Restaurant in Gastown, Vancouver

April 22, 2009 Leave a comment

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La Casita – Gastown  

http://www.lacasita.ca 

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Nice and quiet during this early evening 🙂 We chose our own seat by the window, and  our server was a friendly guy, who was very patient as we looked over the menu.  After we had ordered our two entrees, we were brought fresh homemade chips and salsa.  🙂

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A welcoming atmosphere awaited a whole crowd of post-game Happy Canuck fans.  We were glad we decided to dine early to avoid the big rush of hungry folks.

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Here is a dining special. And considering the HUGE portion of food with a beer, $11 is a great deal!

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I had a small flauta meal, made with potato and feta cheese, topped with green salsa – DELICIOUS and very filling!  Very reasonably priced also

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My dinner companion had a burito on its own. It came drenched in cheese! Supremely filling and tasty – he remarked! 🙂

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 Our bill was very reasonable, and our waiter was always very attentive throughout our dinner.

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The surprising finish of our meal, was the chalkboard sign encouraging everyone to stop and have lunch tomorrow, after shopping at the Army and Navy Legendary Shoe Sale which begins at 8 A.M. – It’s nice to see the neighborly feel of our area 🙂

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All in all, it was a great meal for a reasonable price on a beautiful spring evening in Vancouver’s Gastown area 🙂

101 West Cordova St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 1E1, Canada
(604) 646-2444

Car accident at Main and Cordova in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

April 19, 2009 1 comment

A car accident occured right at the corner of Main and Cordova in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES) Luckily, because of the proximity of the accident to the stations, the Vancouver Police Dept, Ambulance and Vancouver Fire Fighters Dept only had to go a 1/4 of a block  to quickly help the accident victim.

This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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