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Fashioning Cancer Fundraiser

A Night of Fashion, Art, and Music Supporting Cancer Prevention WHAT: alumni UBC welcomes fashion, art, and music lovers to Fashioning Cancer, a fundraiser in support of the Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Centre at UBC. The event is part of Western Living Design Week and will feature the auction of ten exquisite evening gowns…

Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Fundraising Dinner

What :: Join us as six of Canada’s best chefs collaborate to create an unforgettable evening of Canadian cuisine benefitting the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship. Chefs include: David Hawksworth (Hawksworth, Vancouver) Normand Laprise (Toque!, Montreal) Anthony Walsh (Canoe, Oliver & Bonacini, Toronto) Scott Jaeger (The Pear Tree, Burnaby) Michele Jacob (Le Crocodile, Vancouver) Kristian Eligh (Hawksworth, Vancouver)…

Richmond sends off summer with waterfront celebration

Celebrate the end of summer at Richmond’s outdoor movie and concert bash this Sunday, August 31 at the Richmond Olympic Oval waterfront plaza. Come enjoy free live musical performances from up-and-coming Vancouver artists Jordan Klassen and Kytami before kicking back with the whole family for a free outdoor screening of the newest Disney animated classic,…

Vancouver Tapestry presented at grunt’s gallery 30th Anniversary Party

  Fibre Artist Sola Fiedler presents the Vancouver Tapestry (11.6′ x 5.3′) at grunt gallery’s 30th Anniversary Party on Thursday, August 28, 2014. Inspired by Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the tapestry took the 78-year-old more than 5,000 hours to weave, beginning in May 2009.     “There’s usually one perfect spot where you can see the whole city and then I…

Savour summer with LaStella wine pairings

2013 Moscato D’Osoyoos $20.00 $17/bottle if you buy a full case Inspired by the renowned Moscato d’Asti of the Piedmont region in Italy, the Moscato d’Osoyoos expresses an intense and complex array of aromatics displaying this grape’s true varietal expression.   2013 LaStellina Rosato $21.00 LaStellina is a Rosato with personality and elegance. It is…

Fashioning Cancer Fundraiser

A Night of Fashion, Art, and Music Supporting Cancer Prevention WHAT: alumni UBC welcomes fashion, art, and music lovers to Fashioning Cancer, a fundraiser in support of the Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Centre at UBC. The event is part of Western Living Design Week and will feature the auction of ten exquisite evening gowns…

TRAVEL DOWN UNDER WITH CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS 

  Cathay Pacific Airline offers fare savings for Canadian travellers to Australia and New Zealand   For a limited period, Cathay Pacific is offering savings up to 12% off Premium Economy and Economy Class airfares from Canada to Auckland and a choice of 6 cities in Australia, including Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne and Cairns…

Moe’s Home Collection furniture designs

  Certain furniture designers leave lasting impressions on public opinion and design-driven trend curves (Eames family, our hats are off to you). MOE’S Home Collection seeks to put a contemporary spin on familiar classics with both its proprietary collections and third-party lines. Scandinavian-inspired dining chairs, cubic occasional chairs and futuristic dining tables offer an evolution of…

Win tickets to Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival Announces 2014 Film Lineup Chile To Be Guest Country at The 12th Edition The 12th Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF), the largest festival of Latin American cinema in Canada, is proud to announce its 2014 lineup. VLAFF’s film selection has been recognized internationally for its curatorial vision that honours…

SEPTEMBER AT BARD – MORE SHOWS ADDED DUE TO TICKET DEMAND

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has announced it is adding performances to its September schedule in response to the high ticket demand for its popular 25th anniversary season.  Three evening performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (BMO Mainstage) have been added between September 14 and 19. Six afternoon and evening performances of Cymbeline (Howard Family Stage) have been added between September…

SAVOUR SUMMER

THE HEAT WAVES OF SUMMER ARE NOT OVER – WHICH MEANS OUTDOOR PARTIES, AL FRESCO DINING AND BBQ SEASON CONTINUES!   Save our flagship reds for events where there is the time to give them the attention they deserve and instead look to our Petit Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Ava, the perfect pairings for a…

MEET TIFFANY T 

  An Unapologetically Modern Collection by Tiffany’s New Design Director   In her new role as Tiffany’s design director, Francesca Amfitheatrof took the measure of the city—its power, energy and daring—and captured it in the graphic Tiffany T.   Born in New York, Tiffany T is an icon for a new era. Amfitheatrof dedicates it…

Whistler Search and Rescue Society’s 14th Annual “Wine’d Up” Gourmet Dinner & Auction

15th Annual “Wine’d Up” Gourmet Dinner & Auction in Support of Whistler Search & Rescue Whistler Search and Rescue Society (WSAR) will hold their fifteenth annual gourmet dinner and auction, “Wine’d Up”, on Saturday, October 18th, 2014.   Attendees at this popular event will enjoy an evening of outstanding cuisine prepared by five of Whistler’s…

BLISS: Permission for full self-expression

  An event designed for people who want to enjoy an evening of live entertainment, support local artisans & craftsman, get healing in an alcohol/drug free environment. Event: BLISS Time: 6:00-10:30pm Location: Vital Health & Wellness Clinic, 1855 W.4th Street, Vancouver Cost: $25 RSVP Musician: Thomas Beckman, Violinist: www.thomastheviolist.com. Shine Kelly, Singer & acoustic guitar:…

MetamorFest will hit the streets of Mount Pleasant

The Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House has partnered with Western Front, Broadway Youth Resource Centre, Vancouver Native Housing, and the Broadway East Art Walk to once again bring you its annual community festival, MetamorFest! Proudly sponsored by CiTR radio, Eastside Fitness, and QM/FM, this year’s festival is a celebration that you do not want to miss!…

Stress free weeknight dinners from Chef Paul

  Back to school, back to school! It’s a busy time for kids and parents alike, and that’s without worrying about mealtime. While it can be tempting to dip into last year’s repertoire, why not try fuelling the family with some fresh new dishes? Chef Paul Mon-Kau of The District Restaurant Group isn’t just a…

Summer Market Explosion

Vancouver its our biggest Hawkers Market YET!   WAY Over 75 FOOD and FLEA Vendors Craft Cocktails by Moonshine Tastings Craft  BEER by 33 Acres BrewingTimber Train CoffeeApothecary BittersMoonshine TastingsOXTALEPork N Peach BaosK&J Food TruckDisco CheetahSaucy PopsThe Lemon SquareCHOCO TACOFiasco GelatoLivias SweetsNuez MilkFloat OnMama’s Fish N ChipsSweet Petite ConfectionerO5 TEA – KombuchaBumble & OakUrban Digs Fresh…

Tasting Plates Vancouver West End on September 10

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the West End neighborhood of downtown Vancouver.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout…

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