1. Kitsilano 1968

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    from Percy von Lipinski / Added

    I found this old film reel from 1968. My father had filmed around the neighbourhood where I grew up at 15th and Yew.

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    • 1410 AM - CKVN Farewell to Denny O'Neil

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      from Bud McNeely / Added

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      Nick Orchard: " Denny left CKVN in April of 1972 to go to CHUM, but came back to CFUN (they recovered their call letters) 1973 to 1974 before returning to CHUM." 1410 AM - CKVN Staff saying "Farewell" to Rock DJ, Denny O'Neil/ Bob McGee, who was doing his last show at CKVN before leaving for a new DJ gig in Toronto at CHUM Radio. The Vancouver, BC radio gang had a nip or two during Denny O'Neil's last CKVN evening show, which became more evident as the show progressed that night in Studio C in the old CKVN (formerly C-FUN) radio studios that were at 1900 West 4th Avenue (now a Salvation Army Thrift Store) in beautiful Kitsilano-Vancouver, Canada. Thanks to Nick Orchard for saving a "bootleg" reel to reel tape copy of that night in Vancouver radio history, that took place in the early 1970s.

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      • Rick Tetz Freestyle (Team Sims) Footage Found: Yikes! Circa 1979 - 80

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        from R Tetz / Added

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        Skater: Rick Tetz Sponsors: Vans, Gullwing, Sims, Rector, and Hobie. Rick Tetz free-styling montage. . Videos shot at Kitsilano Beach, Kits School, English Bay, and Lynn Valley Mall. North Vancouver circa 1979-80. Skaters: Rick Tetz, Mark Gilmore, Stephen Marguet. and Kevin. These were taken from a 30 year old VHS tape, audio drops and video edits might drop out. Its not your computer or ISP.

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        • SPEC

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          from J. Brock Fowler / Added

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          Founded in 1969, The Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) is a non-profit charitable organization that addresses environmental issues in British Columbia, with a particular focus on urban communities in Lower Mainland and the Georgia Basin. Through our public education programs and advocacy work, SPEC works hard to raise public awareness on environmental issues and encourage policies and practices that lead to urban sustainability. We believe that by working together with citizens, government and industry we can reach our goal of creating a truly healthy, livable environment. SPEC is a member-based society with an elected Board of Directors and a dedicated team of staff and volunteers. The Directors, members, staff and volunteers actively participate in SPEC’s on-going environmental projects. a film by forworld media Music by Soft Serve, Starlit Lounge, and Michael Averill visit spec.bc.ca for more information

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          • Seal Sees The Sea

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            from Marten Sims / Added

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            Harbour Seal’s form an integral part of both the tourists and residents impression of the Vancouver seascape. Walking along the seawall, we humans are often surprised by the sudden appearance of seals, who seem just as curious about us. Their sudden materialisation is often just as swift as their disappearance (frequently with no indication of where they might reappear – much to the annoyance of photographers). This piece reverses the perspective by following the journey of a inquisitive harbour seal as she visits a variety of sites around the Vancouver shoreline and seawall throughout the day – watching us humans as we go about our various activities and sightseeing.

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            • Ken Lum interview

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              from Michael Cox / Added

              Artist Ken Lum discusses some of his public artworks in Vancouver. From the series Public Art Private Views: 23 short films about art in public spaces, from NBT Filmworks.

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              • North America Road Trip

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                from Luke / Added

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                The Aussies came to North America. We hit Seattle, Kelowna, Big White, Abbotsford and Vancouver.

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                • Summer Of Golden Dreams

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                  from Marlee Eheler / Added

                  A combination of all the shenanigans throughout the summer of 2014. Memories and friendships were built to last a lifetime. Love you all.

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                  • An artist and a journalist agree to disagree about some public art.

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                    from Michael Cox / Added

                    Two friends of mine, one a graphic artist who has designed and illustrated books, the other a former journalist now running a journalism program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, met for the first time here at Kits Point, Vancouver, at my invitation to take part in this video, to discuss three works of art. I knew that Beverley had strong feelings about the first work--she hated it, and makes no bones about it. I assumed that my friend Derek, an artist, would be supportive of the installation. The first work is called Freezing Water #7, by Jun Ren, installed for the 2009-2011 Vancouver Biennale at Kitsilano Point in Vancouver. The second work is Gate to the Northwest Passage by Alan Chung Hung (1980), and the third is The Stop, another Biennale temporary installation, is by Michael Zheng.

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                    • Public Art Private Views short demo

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                      from Michael Cox / Added

                      Length: 8:20 Short demo video of the series. Music by Jenny Mayhem. 23-episode series on 2 DVDs, including educator's discussion guide. Three hours of interviews about art in public spaces. Series available for libraries, schools, public and private organizations: licenses at http://MovingImages.ca

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