Accessible Transport, Businesses and Adventures in Vancouver

  Did you know that Vancouver regularly gets listed among the top five livable cities in the world and has gained a reputation as the most accessible location in the world for people with disabilities. The Vancouver International Airport is the most accessible in the world. And whether you’re visiting or already living in the city, you…

ACCLAIMED CANADIAN ARTIST TIM OKAMURA UNVEILS NEW EXHIBIT AT LIQUIDITY WINES

  Art show part of Liquidity’s year-long national artists series honouring Canada’s 150th birthday    This fall, Canadian artist Tim Okamura – praised for his thoughtful integration of traditional storytelling through portraiture and contemporary issues – exhibits his latest collection at Liquidity Wines. The show is part of Liquidity’s year-long Canada 150 celebration, which pays…

#Favourites things to do, places to go in and around Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and Vancouver Island

    A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel Vancouver this summer     HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL…

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 the resident artist with her solo gallery at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. www.lindaskalenda.com…

The Drum is Calling Festival  – July 22 – 30

  In partnership with our Host Nations – the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations,  the City of Vancouver will launch the Canada 150+ anchor event The Drum Is Calling Festival July 22 – 30 from 1pm – 10pm daily. This is a nine-day, immersive festival of Indigenous and diverse arts and culture taking place in the heart of downtown at Larwill Park, bounded by Cambie…

AFRICAN DESCENT FESTIVAL RETURNS TO VANCOUVER JULY 22 AND 23 WITH HEADLINER NKULEE DUBRE

  As a celebration and promotion of the arts, culture, and music of African descendants, African Descent Society is proud to announce the 3rd annual African Descent Festival. With an often unknown rich African history, Vancouver boasts a vibrant and long-standing African descendent community. This community follows historic lines back to Hogan’s Alley, the first…

#Favourites – where to go, what to do this week and beyond…

  “Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina   A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Like-Minded Chefs Join Forces for a Collaborative Dinner at South Granville Restaurant   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel…

The Installation @ CheckMate

  The Installation – Opening Late July 2017 Designed by Tom Kundig The Installation is an intriguing art exhibit in its own right.  A modern, innovative design by Tom Kundig, internationally renowned architect.  This study was conceived to allow visitors to slow down and connect with Checkmate Artisanal Winery while discovering and tasting what many…

VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2017 LINEUP 

  FESTIVAL TO PRESENT 7 NATIONAL PREMIERES AND HOST AWARD-WINNING INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL AND LOCAL FILMMAKERS    TICKETS ON SALE THIS THURSDAY, JULY 13 AT WWW.QUEERFILMFESTIVAL.CA   The Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) released today its complete lineup for the 11-day celebration, taking place August 10-20. Curated by Artistic Directors Amber Dawn and Anoushka Ratnarajah, more than…