Hit European opera gala returns to BC to support local talent

Award-winning Frankfurt sopranos Heidi Muendel and Nancy Hasiuk join local favourite Robin Hahn to headline the fundraising concert Go For Opera! A hit European opera gala is returning to Vancouver this month, kicking off a collaboration between European and Canadian singers that will culminate in a full-scale opera production this fall. At 7:30 pm on…

 Firehall Arts Centre Launches 2017/2018 Season with the World Premiere of Shay Kuebler’s FEASTING ON FAMINE

  The Firehall Arts Centre is thrilled to kick off its 35th anniversary season with the world premiere of Shay Kuebler’s Feasting on Famine from Wednesday, September 27 to Saturday, September 30, 2017. Produced by Radical System Art, Feasting on Famine is one man’s journey through the extremes of bodybuilding and health fitness, exploring the…

#Favourites – what’s on now in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    Villa Eyrie’s Summit Restaurant amongst enRoute’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada nominees   MIDDLE EAST MEETS WEST: SUPERBABA OPENS ITS DOORS IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VICTORIA   Chefs’ Table Society returns with food lovers favourite   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD…

Bill Reid Gallery presents Intangible: Innovative Exhibition Draws from Past and Unfurls Future of Coast Salish Art 

    Diverse collection features 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 presents its next major exhibition, Intangible, a collection of evocative and diverse Coast Salish works on display from September 13 – December 10, 2017. Influenced by ancestral teachings,…

The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series

  Historical Performance Ensemble Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 12 noon   Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver   Tickets $14/$12 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca     The Dance Centre’s popular noon hour series starts a new season with Historical Performance Ensemble, in a presentation…

Rohit Chokhani Reimagines Anosh Irani’s “Bombay Black” at Vancouver Fringe Festival (Sept. 7-16)

  2017 Jessie Award and multiple Fringe Award recipient Rohit Chokhani delves into a blind man’s world as he reimagines Anosh Irani’s Bombay Black for the Dramatic Works Series at the 2017 Vancouver Fringe Festival from Thursday, September 7 to Saturday, September 16. Winner of four Dora Mavor Moore Awards (2006) and nominated for a Governor General’s…

Charity Obstacle Challenge Adapts to Allow for Greater Community Giving.

    Vancouver’s Woman2Warrior welcomes females over the age of 13 and adds CNIB as charity partner to increase community impact!   Responding to shifting demographics and community interest, the Woman2Warrior obstacle challenge has reduced its’ age requirement for girls to 13 years old and added a second charity to its community impact program.  Since…

First Pick Handmade transforms Heritage Hall into a two-day pop up boutique department store

  28 of the best Canadian indie men and women’s fashion and accessory designers offer limited run fall picks on September 16th and 17th   First Pick Handmade www.firstpickhandmade.com will transform Heritage Hall into a 3,300-square foot pop up boutique department store for the discerning fashionista that values Canadian design and quality materials.   Featuring a…

TASTE OF TULALIP ALL-AMERICAN MASH UP

  A Night of Sipping the Most Sought-After & Unrivaled American Whiskies   Tulalip Resort Casino Sommelier Tom Thompson invites whiskey worshipers and novices to come tasting with him at 6 pm on Friday, August 25 at The Draft Sports Bar and Grill Patio for his first annual Taste of Tulalip All-American Mash Up. It’s…

Vancouverites Don their Finest for the 9th Annual Deighton Cup

  Vancouver’s Deighton Cup has grown from a small group birthday celebration to over 4,000 people strolling the promenade at Hastings Racecourse. “Gassy Jack” Deighton, for whom the race is named, would not recognize the sophistication that abounds. Instead of whiskey shots, red champagne flutes and bottles of $150 Piper-Heidsieck were carried around like water…

5th Annual Deighton Cup Cocktail Jockey Competition Finds New Home at Reflections

  Nine years ago, Parade Agency owner and former punk-rock guitarist Dax Droski co-founded the Deighton Cup as a unique 27th birthday party/present for himself and from that, the very successful Annual Deighton Cup event at Hastings Park has grown. Fellow co-founders Jordan Kallman and Tyson Villeneuve from The Social Concierge probably didn’t envision an event…

Villa Eyrie’s Summit Restaurant amongst enRoute’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada nominees

  The ballots are out and Vancouver Island’s Summit Restaurant at Villa Eyrie Resort (600 Ebadora Lane, Malahat) is honoured to be amongst 30 top nominees for enRoute’s coveted 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada list. The 2,500 square feet, the 80-seat hyper local restaurant is known to deliver West Coast, Italian-inspired coastal cuisine overlooking…