The Canadian Music Centre in BC Expands with Opening of First Branch on Vancouver Island

    New Victoria Creative Hub will host unique pedagogical library of Canadian music, offering free instructional resources and workshops   The Canadian Music Centre in British Columbia (CMC BC) announces the launch of its first-ever Vancouver Island branch, the Victoria Creative Hub, part of an exciting new partnership with the Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM)…

Swipe Right and Make a Date with OK Tinder

  Vancouver TheatreSports™ pokes fun at Vancouver’s notorious dating scene with its latest late-night show, OK Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy. Opening August 3, OK Tinder takes over the 9:15 pm time slot following TheatreSports™ on Wednesdays evenings. Most single Vancouverites have tons of stories about their experiences with online dating. Whether it was the…

LAURA MURRAY PUBLIC RELATIONS ANNOUNCES NAME CHANGE AND NEW PARTNER, UNVEILS NEW BRAND

   Arts Marketing Agency Re-brands to Better Reflect Full-Service Offering   Laura Murray Public Relations (LMPR) announced today that it has changed its name to Murray Paterson Marketing Group (MPMG), effective immediately. The name change is part of a re-branding strategy to better reflect the arts marketing agency’s full-service offering, while formally recognizing Brian Paterson…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening July 22 – 28 in and around Vancouver

  Reservations now being accepted OLO Celebrates Food Day Canada with Rustic Beachside Barbecue   MEET THE NEW TEAM AT BEACH BAY CAFÉ AND PATIO:   NEW DESTINATION FOR SERIOUS PIE DISHES OUT AND GIVES BACK    Don’t miss out, time to book your place Le Dîner en Blanc Vancouver Returns Thursday, August 18   Visit…

West Side Story Here Until August 20th

  Sarah Rodgers, the acclaimed, Vancouver actor/director and 8 year veteran of Theatre Under the Stars, seized the moment and skillfully directed Bernstein and Sondheim’s 1957 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical classic, Westside Story.  A lover of Romeo and Juliet from which West Side Story is based, Rodgers stated that while Westside Story was one of…

34th Annual Filberg Festival July 29-August 1, 2016

  Celebrate the best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada July 29 to August 1, 2016!    This year the Filberg Festival is honoured to feature world renowned glass artist, Robert Held.  For over 25 years Robert Held has lead the Canadian art glass industry, establishing the first college-level art glass program and influencing the art across…

Ballet BC’s ‘Babylon’ Comes Into Bloom  

Award-Winning Dance Company teams up with The Social Concierge to create a garden of delights   Ballet BC and The Social Concierge are proud to announce the launch of a spectacular cultural collaboration in Babylon, taking place at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza on Saturday, August 6, from 6pm to 10pm. A pas-de-deux celebration of nature’s beauty and the universal language of dance, Babylon…

#FridayFavourites – what to do this weekend thru July 15

  The Deighton Cup 2016 GIVEAWAY   Lobster Fest Returns to Provence   Don’t Miss This Evocative Entertainment Experience!   Marquis Wines Supports Vancouver Youth Pride       BOILING POINT: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2016 DATES FOR SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES   Gin & Meat Lovers Unite!   FRESH SHEET: ROYAL…

SHARON, BRAM & FRIENDS BRING FAMILY FUN TO THE ORPHEUM

  Pangburn Philosophy presents the legendary family act live on September 18, 2016  Make Sunday, September 18 an amazing afternoon of sing-along fun for the whole family with legendary children’s singers Sharon, Bram & Friends live at The Orpheum, presented by Pangburn Philosophy. Featuring favourite hits such as “Five Little Monkeys,” “Skinnamarink,” “Tingalayo” and “She’ll Be…

 SIX SPECTACULAR SUMMERTIME SPECIAL EVENTS AT BARD ON THE BEACH

  Throughout the months of July and August, Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival delivers great entertainment in addition to its four plays, with special events and activities for every taste. From Fireworks nights to concerts and glimpses behind-the-scenes, here are six unique special events at Bard this summer. 1.     Bard-B-Q & Fireworks – July…

Early Music Vancouver Presents Bach’s Crowning Masterpiece – Mass in B Minor –

  Vancouver Bach Festival Highlight Unites Some of World’s Finest Bach Artists with Montreal’s Arion Baroque Orchestra   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) announces the headline event of its 2016 Vancouver Bach Festival: the Mass in B Minor on August 5, 7:30pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Esteemed conductor Alexander Weimann leads an ensemble of eight internationally-renowned soloists,…