#FridayFavourites – what’s happening September 16 – 23

  Garagiste North Artisan Wine Festival September 18, 2016   VANCOUVER URBAN WINERY PRESENTS SUNDAY SCHOOL: THE #800 SERIES     NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF SIMON BOUCHARD JOINS THE TEAM AT LIQUIDITY BISTRO   Taking orders now: TURKEY TIME: RAILTOWN CATERING ANNOUNCES RETURN OF POPULAR THANKSGIVING TO-GO PACKAGE   SALT OF THE EARTH: THE SALTED VINE…

  7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site

   Beloved Event’s Relocation and Expansion to Jack Poole Plaza Offers More Than 50,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation    A treasured holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, the Vancouver Christmas Market announced today that it will be moving from its original site at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza to its new, expansive seaside…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents Trump Card – Winner Takes All

  From now through November, everyone’s attention will be glued to a high-stakes game that will affect the world for generations to come – the US election. Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) ups the ante with its own improvised election interpretation, Trump Card – Winner Takes All, running September 28th through November 19th at The Improv…

VANCOUVER CANTATA SINGERS ANNOUNCES 2016-2017 CONCERT SEASON

  Vancouver Cantata Singers launch their 59th season of concerts with four innovative programs. The national award-winning choir begins their 2016-2017 season on November 5th with Chichester Psalms: Bernstein, before and beyond. Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms is music for a modern era with a compelling blend of lyrical and intimate styles. “We are thrilled to…

The Boys are Back in Town: Les Ballets Trockadero Return to Vancouver by Popular Demand

  New York’s All-Male Ballerinas Are Back With More Highbrow Hilarity  Following 2015’s Sold Out, Smash Hit Appearance    Show One Productions presents the return of world-infamous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo on January 20 & 21, 2017 at 8pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Returning by popular demand following Vancouver’s 2015 sold out smash…

  Beijing People’s Art Theatre Conjures 50 Years of Political Turmoil & Social Upheaval in Epic Drama – Teahouse –

  National Theatre Company Returns 30 Years After Expo 86 to Remount Signature Masterpiece   Canada-China Cultural Development Association (CCCDA) presents Beijing People’s Art Theatre in Lao She’s Teahouse – an epic drama of Chinese culture, history, and politics, November 10 & 11 at The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts (777 Homer Street). The…

Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Host Highland Homecoming, a Free Public Event on Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Celebrate  Return to Armoury after Four Years of Renovations 

  The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, Vancouver’s Infantry Regiment, www.seaforthhighlanders.ca, invite all to attend Highland Homecoming, on Saturday, September 24th. This day of celebration will include a parade, ceremonies and a military tattoo, as the Regiment returns home to the Seaforth Armoury at 1650 Burrard Street, after four years away. The day’s festivities will begin with a march led…

#FridayFavourites – what’s on September 9 – 16

  Now is the time to enter our Giveaways GIVEAWAY – Vancouver Home + Design Show   TICKET GIVEAWAY Beckon Audiences Away from the Light with – James & Jamesy in the Dark   British Columbia’s Dynamic Women Craft Fundraising Wine for Women’s Education   Give It Up at the Vancouver Fringe Festival   Catch the…

  West Coast based Fiveleft Leathergoods celebrates  10 years of leather bag and accessory designs with free, public runway show

All are invited to attend the Fiveleft Leathergoods runway show and after party celebrating 10 years of designs, on Saturday, October 1st from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at The Waterfall Building, 1540 West 2nd Avenue in Vancouver, BC.  Two runway shows, featuring a decade of designs, will be followed by an after party.  Tickets are free and on…

 Shakespeare Unchained Presents: aux.la.more By Kara Nolte  Sept 9th-13th 

  Slow dance with someone, at the Vancouver Fringe Shakespeare Unchained presents: aux.la.more- a solo performance by dance artist Kara Nolte which investigates the idea of intimacy and how we show ourselves to others. Using elements of poetry, original text, movement, repetition and transformation as tools, the work leans into nostalgia while sharing joyful moments…

Metro Vancouver Celebrates Culture Days With Free Community Events

  Metro Vancouver residents will join the thousands of Canadian communities participating in this year’s Culture Days festivities, September 30, October 1 and October 2. Culture Days embraces local arts, culture and heritage initiatives by offering free, hands-on, interactive and community organized activities to the public (see Community Highlights below). Culture Days aims to promote direct interaction between creators…

Vancouver Academy of Music Announces Newly Formed Koerner Piano Trio & $1-Million Recital Hall Renovation

  New ensemble-in-residence and enhanced performance space set to further Academy’s legacy of musical excellence   Vancouver Academy of Music (VAM) is thrilled to announce its new ensemble-in-residence, Koerner Piano Trio (KPT), alongside plans for an extraordinary $1-million renovation of the Academy’s beloved Koerner Recital Hall – the largest fundraising effort undertaken by VAM in 40…

#MarketMonday vendor  Tien Neo EaMas  Jewels Spells 

    Hello! I am a silver/goldsmith and alchemist, smithing since 1996 and practicing the mystical arts since 1991. I have a Bachelor of Fine and Performing Arts from Simon Fraser University, Interior Design and Classical Feng Shui Certificates.  I am a modern day wizard, Feng Shui consultant, artist, performer, and inspirational speaker. Media appearances…

#FridayFavourites a day earlier Long weekend to September 9

  Subsidized Naturopathic Healthcare for Vancouver   Vancouver Latin American Film Festival Announces 2016 Lineup   Opera & Arias: The Magic Flute Mondays – August 29 and September 5 at Bard on the Beach • Under the Tents in Vanier Park   Give It Up at the Vancouver Fringe Festival   Catch the Last Sunset…