Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Quails’ Gate Winery

  We are supporters of the British Columbia wine industry and so far have featured a number of our favourite wineries in Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions This time we are featuring the family owned Quails’ Gate Winery and we are doing so not just because we like their wines but also because family owned and estate…

Canada-China Culture Development Association presents A Soaring Evening of Silver Screen Classics & Iconic Soundtracks:

  China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra perform Hollywood & Chinese film scores as iconic scenes are projected on a massive screen   Beijing’s China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra (CBFSO) celebrates the magic of the movies with Cinema in Concert, January 12, 8pm at The Orpheum. Led by acclaimed conductor Pang Ka Pang, the internationally-renowned CBFSO…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Hester Creek Estate Winery

  This delightful sparkling wine was one of the first we tasted at Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ for Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience –  a BC VQA Okanagan Valley Hester Creek Estate Winery Trebbiano 2016 Easily a favourite any time of the year it is especially enjoyable with family and friends…

Announcing the 2018 Fringe New Play Prize Winner

Playwrights Theatre Centre (PTC)and the Vancouver Fringe Festival are pleased to announce that Anais West and Sara Vickruck are the winners of the 2018 Fringe New Play Prize for Poly Queer Love Ballad. The Prize includes a free Mainstage spot at the 2018 Vancouver Fringe, the design and execution of a development process for the…

This year, celebrate a memorable New Year’s Eve at Dockside Restaurant

  Delicious Table d’Hôte dinner followed by 80s Dance Party in the lounge   Say goodbye to the year past and welcome the year to come with dinner and dancing at Dockside Restaurant in the Granville Island Hotel. The celebrations start in the dining room with a special Table d’Hôte menu accompanied by live jazz…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions

    All our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions, so far, in one place. You’re making your list, checking it twice, going to find out who’s naughty or nice! Then you’re SHOPPING. Our #FAVOURITETHINGS Holiday Gift Suggestion have lots of good ideas for your Holiday and Christmas gift giving. Our #FavouriteThings – Tasteful Reading as Gifts…

Valpolicella at Vij’s

  If you are a fan of Italian wines, especially those from Northern Italy, like I am, then you likely think of enjoying a glass of Valpolicella Classico with pizza or a tomato sauced pasta, some Valpolicella Ripasso with barbecued chicken or mushroom risotto and of course a rich intense Amarone with roasted meats or…

18th ANNUAL CHUTZPAH! FESTIVAL

  Lisa Nemetz International Jewish Performing Arts Festival February 15 – March 15, 2018   Full Lineup Announced and All Tickets on Sale on December 13 for The Exciting 18th Annual Chutzpah! Festival          Performances at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Rickshaw Theatre, Fox Cabaret                                                                                                          Organizers today announced the dates and the…

FREE MY GRAPES. ACT NOW!

  Support the growth of Canadian Wine!   Do your part today to support the growth of and access to local Canadian wines! It takes less than 30 seconds to send a letter to your provincial government asking for its help to permit Canadians the right to purchase and ship wine for personal use direct…