SCOTIABANK PASSIONS FALL EVENT – A GALA THAT CARES

  Tickets on sale now for the 13th annual Scotiabank Passions Gala, benefiting the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation For the 13th year in a row, Scotiabank Passions – a benefit for the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation is a landmark culinary event that raises much needed funds for the cutting edge work and care for which the foundation is…

Liquidity Wines is proud to be one of the sponsors for the Naramata Bench Charity Home Tour

  Liquidity Wines is proud to be one of the sponsors for the Naramata Bench Charity Home Tour, helping to raise funds to equip the new Patient Care Tower at Penticton Regional Hospital. Penticton-based builders Ritchie Custom Homes are partnering with several top local wineries for a breathtaking Naramata Bench Charity Home Tour with all…

Fort Berens Part I

  OK, I am well acquainted with Fort Berens wines and have been a big fan pretty much since they opened, however I have never visited the winery before and have heard great things about the building and their restaurant so it was time for a visit.   After a scenic drive through Whistler and…

Chambar Welcomes New Bar Director: Philippe C. Grandbois

International industry veteran to bring a global outlook to Chambar’s award-winning cocktail programme   For well over a decade, Chambar has built its reputation not only as a destination restaurant famous for its Belgian and North African influenced cuisine, but as a cocktail destination that has attracted and nurtured some of the city’s top talent. Today, that commitment to cocktail excellence…

The Chan Centre Launches its Exhilarating 2016/17 Season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

GRAMMY-Nominated Trombone Virtuoso and High-Energy Band, Orleans Avenue, Set to Ignite the Chan Centre Stage    The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) launches its 2016/17 season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, September 25, 2016 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. New Orleans native “Trombone Shorty”…

Give It Up at the Vancouver Fringe Festival

  I thought moderate success would be a lot more glamorous…   Give It Up is the Vancouver Fringe Festival premiere of comedian Morgan Brayton’s new one-person show. After toiling away for almost 30 years in film & tv, theatre and comedy, Brayton is questioning whether this is really the life she’d imagined forherself. Where is her…