MAMA Project installation and SuperMAMA performance at the Deer Lake Gallery, beginning this coming Mothers Day weekend

  Endorsed by the National Committee of UN Women Canada, the MAMA Project is a travelling art installation that inspires and facilitates expression and dialogue about motherhood. As mothers we nurture the minds and bodies of each new generation, and thus, in thoughtful mothering, we can reach for peace. Indeed for all of us –…

Second annual festival toasts happy marriage of food and foodie cinema with weekend of tasty events

  Okanagan hails the delicious, delightful return of Devour! Osoyoos Food Film Festival, May 5 – 7 Rejoice – Devour! Osoyoos Food Film Fest returns to the South Okanagan, May 5 – 7. The festival’s menus and food-inspired films have been finalized, and Osoyoos’ hospitality pros are looking forward to playing host as food and…

Forgotten Injustice Against BC’s Japanese Community Revealed in Vancouver Maritime Museum World Premiere Exhibition – The Lost Fleet – 

  1941 seizure of 1,200 Japanese fishing vessels explored through extraordinary collection of historic photographs, model ships, and replica documents  The Vancouver Maritime Museum proudly announces its world premiere exhibition The Lost Fleet, on display March 24, 2017 – March 25, 2018. On December 7, 1941 the world was shocked when Japan bombed Pearl Harbour,…

ORIGINAL SALVADOR DALI SCULPTURE TEMPORARILY GIFTED TO THE CITY OF VANCOUVER

  Five-Month Complimentary Public Display of Dali’s Museum-Sized Sculpture Percentage of Chali-Rosso Gallery Sales During Exhibition Will Go to Arts Umbrella Chali-Rosso Art Gallery, Vancouver’s largest private gallery of original European Modern Master collections, today announced that it will temporarily gift the City of Vancouver with an original Salvador Dali three-dimensional, museum size, large scale bronze…

Twenty Four hours at Tulalip Resort Casino – luxurious accommodation

  Twenty- four hours of blissful relaxation, decadent dining, sumptuous surroundings and top rate entertainment at Tulalip Resort Casino. Easily one of my favourite getaway spots, I had an opportunity to experience a bit more of the resort than I had in previous trips. Tulalip Resort Casino makes a terrific spot if you’re thinking play-cation, stay-cation, quick unplanned…

Canadian Concert Series brings the beats to Tinhorn Creek in 2017 

  Soulful sounds and indie rock royalty coming to the Tinhorn Creek vineyard amphitheater this summer   Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is pleased to announce the return of its Canadian Concert Series for 2017, with a highly anticipated line-up of soulful sounds and funky tunes from Canadian bands, including celebrated roots-rock-reggae band Big Sugar. Toast Canada’s top…

Vancouver Fringe Festival – Funny Music Weirdo

  Chase Padgett melds his two most popular performance skills—guitar showmanship and comedic hijinks—in his latest show, Funny Music Weirdo, April 20-22 as part of year-round Fringe offerings through the Fringe Presents and Theatre Wire, the theatresubscription focused on independent theatre. Chase first came to the attention of theatrelovers with 6 Guitars, winner of the 2013 Pick of the Fringe and the Georgia Straight Critics’ Choice Award—not…

George Littlechild’s “Warrior” Exhibit at Kimoto Gallery until April 29

  Aboriginal artist George Littlechild’s stunning new exhibit, “Warriors” opened last weekend at the Kimoto Gallery with a huge crowd of family, friends and art lovers in attendance. Breathtakingly vibrant images fill the walls, each painted in rich, joyful colours which elicit a visceral response from the viewer. Every one of the warriors has so…

SPIRITUAL ARTWORKS IN SPOTLIGHT AT THE (IN)FINITE EXHIBITION: A CELEBRATION OF THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ANGLICAN FOUNDATION OF CANADA

    (in)finite: spiritual conversations in cloth May 24 to June 4, 2017 Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, B.C.    Vancouver’s magnificent Christ Church Cathedral is set to showcase some truly inspirational works of art this spring. To mark the Anglican Foundation of Canada’s (AFC) diamond anniversary, the (in)finite: spiritual conversations in cloth exhibition explores the “finite limitations…

MOA Honours Cultural Significance of Written Word Transformed by Art in – Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia –

  Insightful Exhibition Also Considers the Place of Words & Writing in a Digital Age GIVEAWAY – We will be giving away two tickets for Saturday, May 13th (leave a comment on this post to win) a Rafflecopter giveaway The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents the perceptive and explorative new exhibition Traces of…

Arts Umbrella’s Expressions Theatre Festival Celebrates Young Artists’ Achievements with Courageous & Captivating Lineup

Arts Umbrella Showcase of burgeoning talent features beloved theatre favourites and a gripping world premiere    Arts Umbrella is proud to announce the 2017 Expressions Theatre Festival, an annual event celebrating the next generation of gifted young artists from the organization’s Pre-Professional Theatre Program, running May 18 to 27, 2017, at Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island. From the…

REDPATCH at Studio 16 until April 16

  I had the honour of attending Hardline Productions world premiere of Raes Calvert and Sean Harris Oliver’s historical drama REDPATCH at Presentation House Theatre in North Vancouver last week. Marking the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917,  this moving production follows the story of a young Métis volunteer…

35th annual Filberg Festival Artists Announcement

  Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 4-7, 2017. Victoria based artist, Linda Skalenda will be this year’s featured guest artist located in the Arbour. Linda’s paintings can be found in collections across North America and the UK. In 2015 she was selected for the honorable position to be…

#Favourites – our list of Things To Do In Vancouver and beyond…

  The Launch of The Granola Girl Foundation   Celebrate Craft Beer & Cider in Penticton at Okanagan Beer Week™ April 3 – 9, 2017   Etsell Family introduces ‘Siggy’ to the Fraser Valley   SPRINGTIME SWEETS: CHOCOLATIER THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS LATEST COLLECTION OF EASTER-THEMED CONFECTIONS   GET CHOCOLATE HOPPY    The Chan Centre presents…