The Making of Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine Documentary – Interview with Rudi Goldman – Michael Madrigale New York City Sommelier

“This project was going to be, and ended up being one of the greatest professional challenges in my video production career.” – Rudi Goldman – Producer/Director/Videographer WHEN DID YOU START WORKING ON THE FILM? We began shooting Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine in November 2012. Shot in stages, the film was completed in…

Queens of the Stone Age with Eagles of Death Metal – An Aurora Illumination Series Event Review

A hot summer night was the perfect backdrop for one of the hottest concerts to hit Vancouver this season.  The Aurora Illumination Series brought Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal to town to celebrate music, culture, and the legalization of cannabis.  Aurora is a medical cannabis company based in Vancouver.  Their…

VTS Presents ‘Back to School TheatreSports’ (Sept. 3-Oct. 6, 7:30pm)

Back to School TheatreSports Lampoons Classroom Clichés September 3rd to October 6th at 7:30pm at The Improv Centre  Tickets at www.vtsl.com September always feels like the ‘real’ New Year – summer vacation is over and it’s the start of the academic year. It doesn’t matter if you are a student or have been out of school for decades, the…

Theatre Under the Stars Announces Week-Long Hold Over of Magical 2018 Season

Seven performances added in fifth consecutive extension in TUTS’ 70+ year history Due to overwhelming demand, Theatre Under the Stars’ (TUTS) hit productions of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street will extend their runs by one week. The seven newly added performances will run on alternating evenings at Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl through August…

VANCOUVER OPERA ANNOUNCES TICKETS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE

TICKETS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE FOR VANCOUVER OPERA’S 2018/19 SEASON AND ITS 3RD ANNUAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL   Tickets and subscription packages are now available for the upcoming blockbuster 2018—2019 Vancouver Opera’s Season & Festival. The Season opens with Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe), an Art Nouveau-inspired comedic operetta (October 20—28, 2018, Queen…

The Vancouver Art Gallery Announces the Major Fall Exhibition Guo Pei: Couture Beyond

Fashion Masterpieces by China’s Illustrious Couturière to be Presented in Canadian Premiere   The Vancouver Art Gallery announces the Canadian premiere of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond, an exhibition of breathtaking designs from China’s foremost couturière, to be presented October 13, 2018 to January 20, 2019. Exquisite, theatrical, inimitable, Guo’s oeuvre of immaculately-crafted masterpieces evoke the…

Murals and music meet in Mount Pleasant

City of Vancouver supports Vancouver Mural Festival, running August 6-11, for third year in a row Continuing its commitment to enlivening the streetscape and maintaining and enhancing Vancouver’s arts and culture scene, the City of Vancouver is supporting next week’s Vancouver Mural Festival, which celebrates the work of 40 artists from both the Lower Mainland and…

Bard on the Beach Extends Its Record-Breaking 29th Season With Added Shows

  Bard on the Beach announced that as a result of record-breaking demand for its ‘60s-inspired romantic comedy As You Like It, the Festival’s 29th season will be extended by a week to allow for added performances. The closing night for the Beatles-song-filled musical will now be on Friday, September 28, with four added performances…

BC PRODUCTION SECTOR, NETFLIX UNVEIL NEW INITIATIVE FOR LOCAL SCREENWRITERS

Applications now open for the new Pacific Screenwriting Program’s Scripted Series Lab Organizations and leaders from across BC’s media production sector announced the launch of the Pacific Screenwriting Program. The Program is billed as an intensive training ground that will provide support and career-advancement opportunities for active and aspiring screenwriters from across BC. The initiative…

Announcing the 2018/2019 Theatre Wire Season

Theatre Wire Package & SeeMore Theatre Package both offer great value September 11, 2018 – July 27, 2019 Various Venues and Showtimes (see below for details) Tickets start at $19.99 and Packages start at $52.50 Tickets and Info: TheatreWire.com Offering independent theatre year-round, Theatre Wire’s 2018/2019 season features two package options: the Theatre Wire Package…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents ‘WTF – What the Fun!’ (Fridays/Saturdays at 11:15pm)

Expect the Unexpected at VTS’ WTF – What the Fun! Fridays & Saturdays at 11:15pm End your week with laughs at WTF – What the Fun!, the newest late, late-night show from Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTS), which takes place Fridays and Saturdays at 11:15pm at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Tickets start at $10.75 and…

Rohit Chokhani Announces 2018 Programming for Project SAT

RECIPIENT OF THE VANCOUVER NOW REPRESENTATION AND INCLUSION AWARD AT THIS YEAR’S JESSIE RICHARDSON THEATRE AWARDS CEREMONY, ROHIT CHOKHANI ANNOUNCES 2018 PROGRAMMING FOR PROJECT SAT   WORKSHOP FACILITATORS INCLUDE INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS MEENA NATARAJAN AND DIPANKAR MUKHERJEE FROM PANGEA WORLD THEATER, AND INDO-CANADIAN AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT AND NOVELIST ANOSH IRANI Award-winning producer, director, and recipient of the Vancouver…

LEADING CANADIAN MUSEUM DIRECTOR EXPLORES INDIAN ART WITH UNIQUE STUDY TOUR

Well-known expert in Indian art Stephen Inglis will be returning as the tour host of Exploring the Arts & Artisans of South India¸ a unique cultural and educational tour exploring the country’s artistic traditions. Inglis curated the permanent “South Asia Collections” at the UBC Museum of Anthropology and piloted the first major survey of Indian art in…

EMV Presents J.S Bach’s Masterpieces at the Chan Centre – Cantata 146 (Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal) & Cantata 198 (Trauer Ode) –

The 2018 Vancouver Bach Festival Comes to a Stirring Finale with Performance of  Two of Bach’s Greatest Cantatas Early Music Vancouver (EMV) is proud to present the culmination of the 2018 Vancouver Bach Festival with Bach – Trauer Ode (BWV 198) and Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal (BWV 146) on August 10, 2018, at 7:30pm…

Hot & Sizzling: The Artisan Market in conjunction with The Columbia strEAT Food Truck Festival

The Artisan Market at The Anvil Centre – Saturday, July 28th from 4pm – 10 pm Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC www.bcartisanmarketingsociety.ca   As if all the food trucks at The Columbia strEAT Food Truck Festival are not enough to grab your attention,  The BC Artisan Society is pleased to welcome local Artists to The…

Liquidity Wines 2016 Equity and 2016 Dividend Now Available!

2016 Equity Pinot Noir It’s finally here – our 2016 Pinot Noir Equity ($56/bottle) is now available. This age-worthy Pinot has an elegant nose with aromas of ripe red berries, black cherry, violets, red plum and a hint of earthiness. Bright acidity and ripe velvety tannins open up to layered flavours of black cherry, raspberry,…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018 at the Filberg Festival

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: Michael Kaeshammer, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, R&B Allstars and The Boom Booms.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.  Performances take place on the Comox Rotary Stage and Peninsula Co-op…