TUTS Announces 2017 Season of High-Flying Hilarity with Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone

  Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) injects a delightful dose of magical entertainment into summer with Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone, running July 7 – August 19, 2017 (performances alternate evenings) at Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl. A beloved Vancouver tradition since 1940. (single tickets on sale May 16).   Perfect pair of Broadway blockbusters…

Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation announced two Montreal finalists 

  Jonathan Morrison of Barolo & Co. and Massimo Piedimonte of Le Mousso inch closer to the $10,000 grand prize   The Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship is thrilled to announce Jonathan Morrison of Moncton’s Barolo & Co. and Massimo Piedimonte of Le Mousso as the finalists of 2017’s Montreal Regional Heat. Both will carry on to the Hawksworth Young…

Cutting-Edge Performance Capture Studio A Coup for Vancouver Film School

Vancouver’s Film and Television industry just got another big boost. Last week, the Vancouver Film School (VFS) announced an industry leading partnership with cutting-edge performance capture company Mimic Performance Capture, Inc. (Mimic) to build Canada’s largest commercial performance capture studio at VFS’s world-renowned Film Production campus. While some may see this a just another announcement,…

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: CIBO TRATTORIA MARKS SUMMER SOLSTICE BY HOSTING CHIANTI DINNER ON JUNE 21

One-Night-Only Wine Dinner Features Four-Course Italian Meal Paired With Select Wines Hailing from the Chianti Region of Tuscany   The famed wines of Tuscany take centre stage on the longest day of the year when General Manager and Wine Director Mark Taylor plays host to a four-course Chianti Dinner at Cibo Trattoria on Wednesday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. The event…

BIG YOGA for BIG SISTERS

Big Yoga for Big Sisters 9am-3pm on July 8th 2017 Heywood Park, North Vancouver Big Yoga for Big Sisters is an all levels, all ages, fun filled yogathon event to raise much needed funds for mentoring programs at Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland. Solo yogis and teams can register online, raise a minimum of…

Wednesday Wine Reviews

  2015 Red Chaberton Langley, BC $15.00 Garnet red in colour tinged with purple and medium-deep intensity. Earthy, smoky notes on the nose along with dark fruit and black pepper undertones. Good balance with firm ripe tannins. The palate shows flavours of bright red fruit and smoky meat followed by a medium-plus finish. This is…

Vancouver Urban Winery launches the Reliance Series

Premium, small-lot wines the first of their kind made entirely in Vancouver   Vancouver Urban Winery (VUW) and Wine Director David Stansfield are pleased to announce the launch of their new premium, in-house Reliance Series, the first wines of their kind made entirely in Vancouver. Crushed and aged at Vancouver Urban Winery’s Railtown facility, the Reliance…

5 worst dating mistakes guys make

  It can be hard to navigate the Vancouver dating scene without a blueprint. Whether it’s saying hi to someone or while on the date, it pays to do a little research and practice your social skills.   The following 5 points are some of the most common dating errors that can prevent a second…

Bill Reid Gallery Announces Intangible: Innovative Exhibition to Draw from Past and Unfurl Future of Coast Salish Art 

    Diverse collection to feature sculpture, hand-weaving, hip-hop performance art, multimedia installation, and more by artists from across Coast Salish territory   Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art announces its next major exhibition, Intangible, a collection of evocative and diverse Coast Salish works on display from September 13 – December 10, 2017. Influenced by…

GALIANO MEETS GRANVILLE: FARMER’S APPRENTICE CONTINUES GUEST CHEF DINNER SERIES WITH PILGRIMME’S JESSE MCCLEERY, JUNE 7

  Monthly Guest Chef Series Sees David Gunawan Share the Stage with Fellow Locavore-Minded Chef, Co-Owner of Award-Winning Galiano Island Restaurant \Celebrated locavore chef David Gunawan continues a series of monthly collaborative events at South Granville’s Farmer’s Apprentice when he welcomes Jesse McCleery of Galiano Island’s famed Pilgrimme restaurant to co-host a guest chef dinner on Wednesday, June…

Mirabel Vineyards Release Debut Rosé

  Limited quantities available of Sustainably-Farmed Wine Available just in time for al fresco dining, Kelowna’s Mirabel Vineyards is proud to announce the release of its first-ever Rosé, (SKU: 6963 / $30.00 SRP) made from the estate’s sustainably-farmed Pinot Noir. The grapes were hand-harvested on October 12, 2016, cropped low at just 3.5 tons per acre. Gentle handling…

H2 Rotisserie & Bar is The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver’s vibrant new eatery

  Informal hotspot highlights rotisserie, local producers, distillers and craft beer-makers   Upscale comfort food, local micro beer and regional spirits are the focus of The Westin Bayshore’s new H2 Rotisserie & Bar. Now open, the thoroughly modern restaurant and bar, with its unrivalled location on Vancouver’s iconic seawall, replaces both Seawall Bar & Grill…