ITSAZOO Invites Audiences into Their Own, Personal Horror Film with the World Premiere of Site-Specific Theatre Event: – Hidden –

Taking Place at UBC Botanical Garden, this Slasher-Inspired Work is Part Historic Murder Tour, Part Outdoor Adventure & Part Meta-Theatrical Thriller   ITSAZOO presents the bone-chilling, site-specific horror event Hidden, October 22 – November 13, 2016 at UBC Botanical Garden. Inspired by slasher-era movies such as Friday the 13th and Halloween, Playwright and Co-Director Sebastien Archibald…

Enjoy Dinner & A Film at Donnelly Group Pubs during VIFF

  Show your VIFF movie ticket and get 20% off your food bill    The Vancouver International Film Festival returns for its 35th edition starting September 29th and, over the course of 16 days, it will celebrate the diversity of cinema with premieres, special screenings, and industry and educational events. Donnelly Group is pleased to…

Neighbour’s Blend & BC Wine Studio

  BC Wine Studios’ Mark Simpson is quite a philanthropist. Each year he selects a charity or cause and makes wine to help support them. His first launch helped to build a neighbourhood playground. This year his Neighbour’s Blend was made to help support Mount Pleasant Family Centre.   The Neighbour’s Blend is primarily Riesling,…

AGES OF THE MOON by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Sam Shepard

  at Presentation House Theatre from October 26 – November 6, 2016   Lonesome Moon Productions, with the support of Presentation House Theatre, is proud to present Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Sam Shepard’s affecting, darkly funny and gruffly poignant play, “Ages of the Moon”, from Wednesday, October 26th to Sunday, November 6th, 2016. This moving,…

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Celebrates 2016 Season Highlights & Announces 2017 Playbill

  The 2016 Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has ended on a major high note, with a total season attendance of just over 100,000 and four Shakespeare productions that each generated rave reviews from both critics and patrons.   On the BMO Mainstage, a music-filled production of The Merry Wives of Windsor, set in…

Museum of Anthropology Unveils Dynamic 2016/17 Exhibition Season

  Social philosophy, self-identity and cultural expression explored in major exhibitions spanning the globe, from the Pacific Northwest and Africa to Amazonia and Asia   The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC announces three new, insightful exhibitions as part of its diverse and captivating 2016/17 season. These enriching exhibitions, featuring an impressive and varied collection of intriguing…

Vancouver International Dance Festival Announces 2017 Playhouse Presentations: Alonzo King LINES Ballet & Dairakudakan

  Returning Audience Favourites Form Centrepiece of 2017 Festival Celebration   Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly announces two captivating highlight presentations as part of the 2017 line up: San Francisco’s Alonzo King LINES Ballet (March 3 & 4, 2017) and Japan’s Dairakudakan (March 10 & 11, 2017), at the Vancouver Playhouse. Both internationally-lauded companies…

The Canadian Music Centre in BC Unveils New Performance Space & Signature Concert Series

    Renovated Vancouver Creative Hub with 40-seat salon will host  intimate recitals celebrating Canadian composers    The Canadian Music Centre in British Columbia (CMC BC) proudly reveals its renovated home, the Vancouver Creative Hub (837 Davie Street) with 40-seat black box theatre, the Murray Adaskin Salon, an urban cultural hotspot for Canadian music &…

THIS CHRISTMAS VISIT THE CHRISTMAS SHOW WITH THE LARGEST GATHERING OF ARTISANS 

    OVER 250 PARTICIPANTS INCLUDING OVER 130 SELECT ARTISANS WILL BE OFFERING HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF UNIQUE HAND MADE PRODUCTS FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFT SHOPPING LIMITED TIME TICKET SALE – 2 FOR 1 TICKETS Sept 21 – 27 ONLY SAVE – Buy your tickets online NOW Click here to buy your tickets online! Tickets…

Through My Eyes

  The Syrian Conflict Through the Eyes of a Young Syrian Photographer   Witness the devastating effects of the war in Syria through the eyes of a young Syrian refugee, Abdulazez Dukhan. This 18 year old photographer from Homs, Syria depicts the tragedy and violence he has experienced through breathtaking photographs. With his work, Abdulazez…

White Pine Pictures Presents the World Premiere of Where the Universe Sings: The Spiritual Journey of Lawren Harris at the Vancouver International Film Festival

Group of Seven co-founder looms as large as landscapes he illuminated in new biopic   Toronto’s White Pine Pictures presents its visually striking and in-depth biopic, Where the Universe Sings: The Spiritual Journey of Lawren Harris, October 2 & 4 at Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas as part of the 2016 Vancouver International Film Festival…

Handel and His Rivals with Amanda Forsythe – Review

  If you’re a classical music enthusiast in search of a refreshing change from the widely performed operatic classical and romantic repertoire, you quite possibly found yourself at Christ Church Cathedral this past Friday evening. An authentic display of traditional baroque instrumentation joined by world-class soprano Amanda Forsythe, Early Music Vancouver prepared an engaging program…

Museum of Vancouver Zooms in on Key Moments from the City’s Coming of Age with New Exhibition – Vancouver in the Seventies –  

  Photos from the archives of the Vancouver Sun focus on the decade that changed the city   The Museum of Vancouver (MOV)  is pleased to present a fascinating new exhibition about an era of political upheaval, economic prosperity, and cultural blossoming. Vancouver in the Seventies: Photos from a Decade that Changed the City – on view…

Interview With Indie Artist ROYAL

  Edgy indie-pop singer, ROYAL has emerged as an exciting artist with her new single, “Wild.” After making the top 12 of The Peak’s Performance Project out of Vancouver, BC, ROYAL has transformed from a folksy indie singer, to a romantic and strong pop artist. A Vancouver release show is scheduled for October 2nd at Studio…

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Next Generation of Classical Stars in -Concerto Extravaganza-

Prestigious Program Spotlights Winners of Province-Wide Competition    The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra  (VAMSO) season begins with Concerto Extravaganza, an inspirational showcase of young, upcoming talent, on October 16, 2016, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. This concert celebration will feature the six winners of the 2016 Orpheum Theatre Concerto Competition, some of BC’s best & brightest musicians, performing…

Russia’s Revered Piano Maestro, Denis Matsuev, Makes Anticipated Return

   International sensation treats audience to monumental program at the Chan Centre   Show One Productions proudly presents Russia’s unequaled piano virtuoso, Denis Matsuev, in his hotly anticipated return to the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC, October 20, 2016 at 8pm. The internationally celebrated soloist, famed for his inimitable interpretations of esteemed…

A SECOND MUSICAL BLOODBATH HAS NEVER BEEN MORE CATCHY

    District 13 presents CATCHING FIRE: THE MUSICAL by Mark Vandenberg September 23 – October 1, 2016 District 13 presents Catching Fire: The Musical by Mark Vandenberg. In this hilarious pop culture parody sequel to last year’s smash hit Hunger Games: The Musical, Katniss Everdeen continues to defy the Captiol, play with Peeta’s heart and belt out songs…

#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…