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EARLYBIRD RV SHOW OPENS TODAY

Discover RV travel and start planning your next adventure! B.C.’s biggest RV show opens today with the largest selection of new RV models at TRADEX in Abbotsford. From Thursday, February 20, to Sunday, February 23, visitors can tour the latest recreational vehicles and products from the Lower Mainland’s largest dealers, and hear from seasoned travellers and…

Real Estate Conference celebrates 20th Anniversary

VANCOUVER’S LEADING REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE  CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY TODAY The Vancouver Real Estate Forum is kicking off its 20th year as one of Canada’s premier conferences on real estate development, management, and investment issues with a fast-paced, information-packed program led by some of the industry’s most well-respected senior executives and thought leaders, beginning at 7:00 am at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.Investors,…

Chef’s Table Society of BC presents The Curry Cup

Curry Cup Event Details Date: March 4, 2014, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Location: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main St, Vancouver For many chefs and their brigades, curry is the ultimate family-style staff meal; the proud product of a cook’s cultural heritage. On Tuesday, March 4th, eight of Vancouver’s top chefs will compete to win the inaugural Curry Cup. …

Opera springs back to Minoru Chapel

  It’s another blossoming season for opera lovers. The Minoru Chapel Opera series is back this spring with three classical favorites performed by local professional companies. The series opens on Wednesday, March 5 with highlights from Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème, the beloved classic tale of love, loss, deception and heartbreak presented by some of Burnaby…

Red Rooster online exclusive offer…

Reserve Syrah 2011 Save up to 15% + Free Delivery on full case orders* This Rooster has pedigree! Our winery-exclusive Reserve Syrah has won gold and silver medals at national and international competitions each year since the release of our 2008 vintage. Now you can be first to taste the new 2011 vintage and save $54 on a case. Winemaker Karen Gillis has crafted…

Burrowing Owl Opens March 1 with Getaway Specials

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is pleased to announce that its hospitality services, including the Guest House, Wine Shop, and Sonora Room Restaurant, will open for the season on March 1, 2014. To celebrate the start of the new season, the winery is offering guests three special packages. All packages include a one-night stay at the Guest House,…

Innovations & Trends displayed at 25th Anniversary of BUILDEX

  Newest Innovations & Trends in Interior Design, Architecture to be displayed at 25th Anniversary of BUILDEX 2-day Event Opens Wednesday at Vancouver Convention Centre West BUILDEX Vancouver celebrates its 25th anniversary this week with an expansive Tradeshow and in-depth conference highlighting the newest in innovative trends, products and services related to the design, construction, renovation, retrofit, refurbishing, furnishing,…

Language of Learning exhibit at the Richmond Museum

  Did you know the first public schools that opened on Lulu Island in the 1880s were one-room schools taught by a single teacher with students aged 6-16, and were equipped with rainwater drinking barrels, wood stoves and outhouses, no lights or electricity? Visit the Richmond Museum’s newest exhibit, Language of Learning and explore the history of…

National Culture Days Organization ranks Richmond #1

  The National Culture Days Organization recently unveiled their 2013 Top Ten cities and towns. Ranked by the total number of registered Culture Days activities, Richmond, BC, was named as the #1 Regional or Belt City in Canada. With 90 free, interactive cultural activities registered with Culture Days, Richmond was also listed in the Top Three cities overall, after Winnipeg and Toronto.  …

Where to participate in National Cupcake Day

  How to support your four legged, furry and any other kind of best friend you have. National Cupcake Day is officially February 24 but here are some of our generous supporters who are bringing you yummy treats for extra days.   National Cupcake Day Events:     The Glowbal Collection: (Feb 11-16): The Glowbal Collection of…

Disney Live! Mickey’s Rockin’ Road Show

  DISNEY LIVE! MICKEY’S ROCKIN’ ROAD SHOW IS COMING TO VANCOUVER, FEBRUARY 21-23  Hit the road with Mickey Mouse and your favourite Disney friends for a hilarious talent search in Disney Live! Mickey’s Rockin’ Road Show!  Produced by Feld Entertainment, this stage spectacular features classic Disney characters in an all-new adventure with an original storyline that will…

PET LOVERS SHOW starts Saturday, February 15

  This Saturday the Pet Lover Show returns to Abbotsford’s TRADEX on February 15th & 16th, 2014, bringing together animal lovers and pet owners from across the Lower Mainland. Due to the fantastic turn out last year, the Pet Lover Show has doubled the space this year to 120,000 sq. ft. of exhibits, features, and fun. With over 200 exhibitors, 40 speakers…

Exploring the journey of becoming a Woman

    Live dance performance reveals what’s in a journey to becoming a woman   Exploring the journey of becoming a woman from adolescence to maturity, 27 local dancers of the Richmond Youth Dance Company will perform Becoming, premiering at the Richmond Cultural Centre with three shows from March 7 to 9, 2014.   Becoming can refer to a…

RED ROOSTER Winery online exclusive offer

Reserve Syrah 2011 Save up to 15% + Free Delivery on full case orders* This Rooster has pedigree! Our winery-exclusive Reserve Syrah has won gold and silver medals at national and international competitions each year since the release of our 2008 vintage. Now you can be first to taste the new 2011 vintage and save $54 on a case. Winemaker Karen Gillis has crafted…

HALF CORKED MARATHON Ticket Lottery

  Half Corked Marathon Weekend May 23-25, 2014 General Ticket Lottery Registration – February 10 – 14 – Register Tickets: $139   Tickets for previous years have sold very quickly so this year there will be a lottery, with 300 randomly selected “winners” being offered the chance to purchase two tickets for the race. The lottery…

PINK BUB is back for Valentine’s Day!

  PINK BUB IS BACK 2nd Annual Valentine’s Day Pink Bub Release     You might remem­ber that last year at this time, Hay­wire did an exper­i­men­tal lot of sparkling wine with a pink dosage and released it for Valentine’s Day. The wine was a big hit and sold out in just a week and a…

FRANCE-FOCUSED FEBRUARY “SUNDAY SCHOOL”

VANCOUVER URBAN WINERY ANNOUNCES FRANCE-FOCUSED FEBRUARY “SUNDAYSCHOOL” CLASS  Prep for Wine Fest with #302: France vs. The New World       With the France-focused, Vancouver International Wine Festival kicking-off at the end of the month, the team behind Vancouver Urban Winery’s popular Sunday School wine seminar series are announcing their February 16th prep-class: #302 – France vs. the New…

Poster winner – Vancouver International Auto Show

WINNING AUTO SHOW POSTER SHOWCASES THE ART OF THE  2014 VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW For the past seven years, the Vancouver International Auto Show has reached out to British Columbian artists to submit designs for the Show’s official poster, in an effort to showcase local talent and pay homage to the province’s many skilled designers…

Social Media Workshop for Artists and Cultural Groups

  Social media workshop available for artists and cultural groups Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram… where to begin? For artists and cultural organizations looking for ways to increase their profile and engage with and grow their audiences, the rise of social media has been a boon to those that understand how to use these tools…

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