“HOLIDAY RAWk”

Vancouver RAW: Natural Born Artists presents “HOLIDAY RAWk”  You are cordially invited to attend. . .     Thursday, December 10th, 2015 Doors open at 8PM    @CELEBRITIES NIGHT CLUB 1022 Davie St. Vancouver, BC    Featuring 30 local artists!  www.RAWartists.org/vancouver/holidayrawk      LIVE MUSIC: sounds by Phony Pony (Duo) and Gabriela Geneva (Band)    FASHION SHOWS: featuring…

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy – December 12 – 13th

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy unites local artists, designers and makers 12th annual show planned for December 12 – 13th at Heritage Hall in Vancouver, BC   At Christmas, our consumerism seems to be at its highest. It’s when we spend too much time standing in malls, purchasing gifts in volumes, and not even considering the human…

#MarketMonday – pottery by dave and family

Welcome to the #MarketMonday feature. Each week we will feature a different vendor, either a farmer, food merchant, food truck operator, or craft person.   Meet Dave from pottery by dave and family: I’ve been quietly making pots on and off since 1975. i live in Abbotsford with my wife Val, daughter Aisa, and our 2 cats. during…

#MarketMonday Von Hardenberg Candles

Von Hardenberg Candles finished the 2014 year with successful events at the Vancouver Farmer’s Market, Circle Craft, North Vancouver Holiday Market, and our Thornhill Artisan Fair. We now have many more mail order requests throughout B.C.  Our Thornhill Artisan Fair featured many new and interesting artisans as well as some popular repeat artisans that our customers…

Opera Warriors

 Direct from the Award-Winning Creative Team Behind the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Olympics    An epic Chinese Dance Theatre production of power, passion, and the Peking Opera told through dance China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG) presents the Canadian premiere of the exquisite visual feast Opera Warriors, January 5 & 6 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre…

Taste of Tulalip – the Travel

Travel – It’s been said it’s the journey not the destination but when you’re talking about the Taste of Tulalip it’s both. I always enjoy the trip when I travel to and from Tulalip Resort Casino. Washington State is scattered with small, interesting towns. I’ve written previously about some of the “stop worthy” places on our…

Holiday Market Saturday, December 12

Holiday Market Gift Guide showcases top picks for local gift giving Vancouver Farmers Markets’ brings out the best in local food, craft beverage and handmade craft for its 20th Annual Holiday Market    Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) will hold its 20th Annual Holiday Market next month on Saturday, December 12th at the Croatian Cultural Centre. The Holiday Market is VFM’s only…

Welcome to Singletree this winter!

 Singletree Winery Warms up your Holiday Season Taste their Fraser Valley wine and get cozy at seasonal community events Wine lovers have a chance to taste local wine and stock up for gifting and entertaining this holiday season, at three upcoming events. Singletree Winery, the newest, small, family-owned and operated agri-business in Abbotsford, is pouring…

West Coast Christmas Show

West Coast Christmas Show Set to Launch a Fun Filled Weekend   One of Canada’s leading holiday season shows, the 8th annual West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace, launches this weekend, November 20, 21, and 22, 2015 at the TRADEX Trade and Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford with over 200 vendors, half of them artisans, with thousands of items for gift…

10th Anniversary Performance – The Rivals

Blackbird Theatre Celebrates a Decade of Classics with New Production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s Wickedly Witty   – The Rivals –  10th Anniversary Performance Features All-Star Cast of Vancouver Classical Actors Blackbird Theatre dashes into its 10th anniversary with a wickedly witty, joyfully irreverent production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals from Dec. 28, 2015 to Jan…

Festive Cantatas – Praetorius Christmas Vespers

Early Music Vancouver Unites Over 50 Period Musicians in Joyous Presentation of – Festive Cantatas – Praetorius Christmas Vespers –     Beloved affair offers large-scale Yuletide celebration as it might have been heard under Michael Praetorius’ direction in 17th century Germany.   Early Music Vancouver (EMV), in partnership with the Portland Baroque Orchestra, Early Music Guild of…

‘Tis the Season to CELEBRATE!

 A Good Noise Christmas in Vancouver and Richmond    Annual holiday concert features local guitarist David Sinclair with the glorious voices of Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir  Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (GNVGC) presents the treasured annual tradition, CELEBRATE! A Good Noise Christmas, December 11 & 12, 2015, 8pm at Christ Church Cathedral, and December 13, 2015,…

Vancouver Bach Choir presents Handel’s Messiah

Vancouver Bach Choir Presents the Epic Embodiment of Holiday Jubilation: G.F. Handel’s Messiah   International sensation Simone Osborne joins the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra alongside fellow acclaimed soloists to perform the treasured oratorio     Vancouver Bach Choir presents the divine harmonies, resounding orchestrations, and sublime arias of Handel’s Messiah, December 12, 2015, 8pm at The Orpheum. Under the…

Alliance Launches BC Artist Registry

Alliance for Arts + Culture Launches BC Artist Registry   Calling all BC artists! We invite all British Columbian adults who are artists in any discipline to be counted in the BC Artist Registry. Whether your arts practice is your full-time or part-time career, or your avocational pursuit, you may join the Registry through our simple…