The BC Leisure Corridor of Fame has some new inductees.
The 2020-21 honourees have been lately introduced, and embrace some acquainted Vancouver and Decrease Mainland names.
The 2 StarWalk Stars having their names added to the Granville Avenue sidewalk are Surrey-based R. Paul Dhillon and the North Shore’s Walter Daroshin. Dhillon is an award-winning screenwriter, producer and director who’s additionally labored as a journalist, founding a number of publications. Daroshin has additionally been energetic within the province’s filmmaking group, notably founding the Leo Awards which acknowledge high movies annually.
Vancovuerites Don Alder and Candus Churchill, together with Lynne Partridge and Valerie “Valley” Hennell (each of whom have spent vital time in Vancouver) have all been awarded StarMeritus Stars and a plaque on the BC Leisure Corridor of Fame on the Orpheum Theatre.
Alder is an award-winning acoustic guitarist with a global following, whereas Churchill is a vocalist with an enormous physique of labor starting from rock/funk band DragonFly to soundtrack credit on the X-Information (amongst different reveals and movies). Extra lately she’s change into a foundational voice within the native gospel scene.
Partridge is understood for her work behind the scenes, from the Vancouver workplace of BMI Canada to tour supervisor for the famed Irish Rovers. Hennell has labored as an award-winning producer in addition to an advocate for artist rights, amongst a various profession that features e-book author and radio host.
“The BCEHOF is proud and excited to current a really numerous and spectacular group of StarMeritus and StarWalk inductees who signify inventive excellence in British Columbia,” says Rob Haynes, president of the corridor of fame, in a press launch. “Whereas we’re restricted this 12 months because of COVID-19, we sit up for scheduling and celebrating their particular person inductions over the approaching months to honour their contribution.”