The Fourth Annual BC Distilled Festival Set to Take Place April 8, 2017

  Canada’s premier craft and micro-distillery BC Distilled Festival features more than 30 BC distilleries Canada’s premier showcase of artisan distilleries takes place Saturday, April 8, with 32 regional, small batch and micro-distilleries pouring samples at the 4th annual BC Distilled festival at the Croatian Cultural Centre. “We continue to see phenomenal growth in both the…

Culinary fans flock to Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival

  Vancouver Island seaside town celebrates ninth annual festival, February 23 – 26   Watch for a giant migration of bon vivants to Vancouver Island February 23 – 26, as lovers of extraordinary eats, winning wines and boast-worthy beers alight in the picturesque town of Parksville for its ninth annual Uncorked Wine & Food Festival…

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra presents Hector Berlioz’s Phantasmal   -Symphonie Fantastique-

    Concert pairs Berlioz’s innovative masterpiece with imaginative new work by local, award-winning composer Benton Roark   The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) will embark on a thrilling musical journey with Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, February 19, 2017, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. In an afternoon inspired by ingenuity, VAMSO’s more than 100 musicians led by Music…

Early Music Vancouver Explores Extraordinary Figure of Cultural and Racial History in – Le Mozart Noir –

  Celebrating Black History Month, EMV rediscovers work by Chevalier de Saint-Georges: The first star classical composer of African ancestry   Early Music Vancouver (EMV), embarks on another Northwest Baroque Masterworks project in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Portland Baroque Orchestra, and the Early Music Society of the Islands to present Le…

Australia’s Indigenous Rhythms and Cultural Roots Illuminated in Multimedia Concert Spectacle:

  – dirtsong – PuSh Festival headliner will see acclaimed Aboriginal artists combine intoxicating music with stunning documentary film   The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) and Coastal Jazz present the sweeping, visually-stunning multimedia experience, dirtsong, February 4, 8pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Australia’s Black Arm Band, an ensemble of acclaimed Indigenous artists, will…

WildTale is one of the restaurants participating in Dine Out Vancouver Festival – why you should go!

  Late last week I had the opportunity to attend a media preview for #dovf Dine Out Vancouver Festival at WildTale Coastal Grill. I’ve been to WildTale before so I was pretty excited to go. I was not disappointed, dinner was up to the WildTale discriminating standards. The suggested wine pairings provided by Quail’s Gate…

SEATTLE HOTEL ASSOCIATION’S 20TH ANNUAL “EVENING OF HOPE GALA” 

  DENIM TO DIAMONDS: TAKING A STAND AGAINST HOMELESSNESS—TRANSFORMING ONE LIFE AT A TIME Benefiting Mary’s Place on February 4, 2017, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel  The Seattle Hotel Association (SHA) is pulling out all the stops for their 20th annual fundraiser “Evening of Hope Gala” presented by Delta Air Lines, which will take guests…

Dine Out Vancouver World Chef Exchange AnnaLena X Lyles London  

    Following a very successful first year, Dine Out Vancouver’s “World Chef Exchange”, Season two brings together great new partnerships in some of Vancouver’s best rooms. AnnaLena has been invited to participate and are very excited to be welcoming Chef James Lowe from Lyles London to the restaurant this January. About Chef James Lowe  Chef James Lowe opened his…

Unsung Heroes Festival Schools Palates For A Sustainable Cause – Blue Water Cafe Sings the Virtues of the Sea

  Since 2004, Blue Water Cafe’s Executive Chef Frank Pabst has been spearheading tides of change during his Unsung Heroes Festival by showcasing unique and sustainable seafood. Throughout the month of February, we invite you to get schooled on delights from the deep – presented by Chef Frank and his brigade, who are longtime champions…