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Chan Centre presents Evening with Activist & Graphic-Novelist Kate Evans

  The Chan Centre presents Kate Evans: Threads Frontlines of Refugee Crisis Revealed Through Powerful Graphic Novel Images, Reportage, Music, and Discussion featuring Award-winning Author & Activist   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Kate Evans: Threads, an evening with Evans, the acclaimed author, cartoonist, and activist on…

The Honourable BC Lieutenant Governor to present Award for Excellence in Wine to Noble Ridge’s “The One” Sparkling Wine 

  The entire team at Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery in Okanagan Falls, BC is thrilled to accept this Award for Excellence in Wine from the Honourable Judith Guichon on September 14, 2017, overlooking their vines and beautiful Vaseux Lake. When speaking about this year’s Lt. Governor’s Award for Excellence in Wine, the Honourable Judith…

The Best Sommelier of Canada, 2017 is Carl Villeneuve-Lepage

  After an intensive two-day competition alongside Canada’s top sommeliers, Carl Villeneuve-Lepage, sommelier, Restaurant Toqué!, Montreal, Quebec, has been named the Best Sommelier of Canada.   In addition to the title, Villeneuve-Lepage takes home close to $40,000 in prizes, including a personalized Vancouver Canucks jersey, trips to various points around the globe, $10,000 cash and $5,000 in wine…

Bring On Tomorrow Co. Spotlights Vancouver’s Top Teen Actors in Jason Robert Brown’s Hit 13: The Musical

  Clever Coming of Age Comedy & Broadway’s First All-Teenage Show Unites Shining Young Theatre Pros and Award-winning Musicians   Bring On Tomorrow Co. is thrilled to present Jason Robert Brown’s 13: The Musical, the hilarious and charming Broadway hit about growing up, running Sept. 28 – Oct. 1 and Oct. 4 – Oct. 8 at…

PUBLIC DALI EXHIBITION TRANSFORMS THE WAY VANCOUVERITES ACCESS GREAT WORKS OF ART

  Chali-Rosso Art Gallery, Vancouver’s largest private gallery of original European Modern Master collections, and Oakridge Centre present Definitely Dali – a public Salvador Dali exhibition highlighting Dali’s original seven-foot tall bronze sculpture called the Dance of Time l. The installation will also include 12 gallery-sized Dali sculptures and 10 Dali artworks on the walls. The exhibition…

LEADING CANADIAN MUSEUM DIRECTOR EXPLORES INDIAN ART WITH UNIQUE STUDY TOUR

  As a well-known expert in Indian art, anthropologist Stephen Inglis has spent years researching, exploring and working in India. Now, he will be sharing his in-depth knowledge with a group of travellers for the first time ever next February as leader of a unique cultural and educational tour exploring the country’s artistic traditions. Inglis…

Vancouver Opera presents Puccini’s Turandot

    Life, Death & Love: Puccini’s final opera October 13, 19, 21 @ 7:30pm Sunday, October 15 @ 2:00pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre (650 Hamilton Street)  www.vancouveropera.ca   Colossal and colourful, spectacular and intimate—that’s a night at the opera as Vancouver Opera presents Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot, the opening production of the company’s exciting 2017–2018 season…

34th annual Vancouver Fall Home Show announces top five must-see attractions for 2017

  The show for every home hits the Vancouver Convention Centre – West from October 26-29, 2017   From renovation overhaul to brand-new build, DIY do-over to one-day décor dreams, the Vancouver Fall Home Show (formerly the Vancouver Home + Design Show) is where big ideas, trusted advice, and fresh inspiration unite. Back October 26-29,…

The Dance Centre presents the 16th annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House Saturday September 16, 2017

  Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street (at Granville), Vancouver Free events 11am-5pm Information: 604 606 6400 www.thedancecentre.ca Presented with the support of Scotiabank   From ballet, belly dance and contemporary to hip hop, hula and flamenco, the annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House offers the chance to sample a host of dance styles in…

Put on Your Chef’s Hat and Learn with H2 Rotisserie & Bar’s Culinary Classes

  H2 Rotisserie & Bar welcomes fall with the launch of its culinary classes to help guests and Vancouver locals get crafty in the kitchen. These sessions are designed for both beginners and savvy home cooks looking to expand their repertoires with H2 chefs’ favourite contemporary and traditional dishes. Led by Executive Chef Kamal Silva,…

CUCINA ITALIANA – Italian Master Class Series

  Fall session, September – October 2017    Come and join Master Chefs from Italy with their expertise and craft, weaving together cultural, history, tradition, and of course… FOOD! Within the project “Extraordinary Italian Taste” the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, Assocamerestero and…

Kokoro Dance Cracks Open Hatch of Human Psyche in Provocative World Premiere: Embryotrophic Cavatina

   Vancouver’s Iconic Butoh Dance Company Unveils Transcendent Work 20-Years in the Making    Kokoro Dance, one of Canada’s preeminent butoh dance companies, presents the world premiere of the provocative and primal Embryotrophic Cavatina, the company’s latest full-length work 20-years in the making, September 20 – 23 and 26 – 29, 2017 at the Roundhouse…

The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner Launch the Chan Centre’s Landmark 20th Anniversary Season

  Southern Music Legends Join Forces with Canadian Opera Superstar for an Inspirational Evening of Gospel Music   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC opens its 20th anniversary season on Saturday, September 23 at 8 pm, welcoming The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner to the Chan Shun Concert Hall. In this…

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series

Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY Saudade Wednesday-Saturday September 20-23, 2017 at 8pm Post-show talkback September 21 Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver Tickets: $32/$24 students and seniors from Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info www.thedancecentre.ca   The human longing for the unattainable inspires Saudade, a powerful and emotional new ensemble work by acclaimed choreographer Joshua Beamish. The title…

The Only Animal Presents: WYSPA

Generation Hot: Waterborne Wyspa By Kanon Hewitt and Julia Siedlanowska in collaboration with the performers CREATIVE TEAM: Playwrights • Kanon Hewitt and Julia Siedlanowska Director • Julia Siedlanowska Performers • Lily-Muna Henshaw, Daniel Russell, Isabelle Russell, Atticus Cseh, Anthony Goncharov Sound Designer • Kanon Hewitt Projections • Kanon Hewitt Stage Manager • Holly Karpuik Dramaturge…

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