Early Music Vancouver Brings New Life to Holiday Tradition of Handel’s Messiah

  Baroque Specialists Offer Audiences a New and Exciting Take on a Celebrated Yuletide Masterpiece   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) invites White Rock and Vancouver audiences to experience the energy and drama of its first-ever production of Handel’s Messiah, November 30, 2017 at 7:30pm at the White Rock Baptist Church, and December 1 & 2,…

Discover Dance! Flamenco Rosario November 30th

  The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series Flamenco Rosario Thursday November 30, 2017 at 12 noon Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver Tickets $14/$12 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca   The November edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! noon hour series…

Early Music Vancouver Brings New Life to Holiday Tradition of Handel’s Messiah

  Baroque Specialists Offer Audiences a New and Exciting Take on a Celebrated Yuletide Masterpiece   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) invites White Rock and Vancouver audiences to experience the energy and drama of its first-ever production of Handel’s Messiah, November 30, 2017 at 7:30pm at the White Rock Baptist Church, and December 1 & 2, 2017…

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra presents Verdi’s Requiem

    Thunderous rage and soft, tremulous prayers reverberate in the Orpheum Theatre with Vancouver Bach Choir   The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra  (VAMSO) combines forces with Vancouver Bach Choir to present one of the most celebrated Romantic masterworks, Verdi’s Requiem. This formidable funeral mass resounds under the direction of Leslie Dala with Joslin Romphf…

Chambar Introduces ‘Shadow Sessions’ Music Series

Live performances in acclaimed Vancouver restaurant and lounge to highlight local talent Chambar is pleased to announce the launch of a weekly Thursday night live music series called Shadow Sessions. In a city where live venues are increasingly shuttering, Chambar is opening its doors to local artists and performers in an ongoing contribution to Vancouver’s…

The Chan Centre Welcomes the Texas Troubadours featuring Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez  

  Three of the Lone Star State’s Proud Singer-Songwriters Share the Stage for the First Time   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez, the Lone Star State’s diverse and celebrated songwriters on November 8 at 8pm in the Chan…

The World’s Most Streamed Classical Composer – Ludovico Einaudi – Performs Program of Favourites at Orpheum Theatre

  Vancouver concert marks first Canadian stop in Italian pianist and composer’s Essential Einaudi North American Tour   Cross Current Music presents one of the globe’s most prodigious and prolific musicians – Ludovico Einaudi – on Tuesday, October 10 at 8pm at The Orpheum Theatre. As part of his ‘Essential Einaudi’ North American Tour, the Italian…

The Chan Centre Welcomes Back Renowned Irish Ensemble  The Gloaming

  Folk Supergroup Returns to Perform Evocative Ballads and Sweeping Melodies from Acclaimed Second Album ‘2’   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces the anticipated return of The Gloaming, Ireland’s acclaimed folk supergroup, October 15 at 7 pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The revered…

The Vancouver Chopin Society Launches Momentous 20th Anniversary Season with Vancouver Premiere: – Maria Pomianowska and her Folk Band – 

Poland’s Acclaimed Ethno Music Master Retraces Chopin’s Influences and Imagines Composer’s Cross-Cultural Inspirations   The Vancouver Chopin Society (Chopin Society) proudly opens its milestone 20th anniversary season with Maria Pomianowska and her Folk Band in A Journey into Chopin’s musical inspiration, October 14, 3 pm & 7:30 pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. This two-part performance begins…

Vancouver Opera presents Puccini’s Turandot

    Life, Death & Love: Puccini’s final opera October 13, 19, 21 @ 7:30pm Sunday, October 15 @ 2:00pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre (650 Hamilton Street)  www.vancouveropera.ca   Colossal and colourful, spectacular and intimate—that’s a night at the opera as Vancouver Opera presents Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot, the opening production of the company’s exciting 2017–2018 season…

The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner Launch the Chan Centre’s Landmark 20th Anniversary Season

  Southern Music Legends Join Forces with Canadian Opera Superstar for an Inspirational Evening of Gospel Music   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC opens its 20th anniversary season on Saturday, September 23 at 8 pm, welcoming The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner to the Chan Shun Concert Hall. In this…

Hit European opera gala returns to BC to support local talent

Award-winning Frankfurt sopranos Heidi Muendel and Nancy Hasiuk join local favourite Robin Hahn to headline the fundraising concert Go For Opera! A hit European opera gala is returning to Vancouver this month, kicking off a collaboration between European and Canadian singers that will culminate in a full-scale opera production this fall. At 7:30 pm on…

#Favourites – what’s on now in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    Villa Eyrie’s Summit Restaurant amongst enRoute’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada nominees   MIDDLE EAST MEETS WEST: SUPERBABA OPENS ITS DOORS IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VICTORIA   Chefs’ Table Society returns with food lovers favourite   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD…

The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series

  Historical Performance Ensemble Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 12 noon   Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver   Tickets $14/$12 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca     The Dance Centre’s popular noon hour series starts a new season with Historical Performance Ensemble, in a presentation…

ALL THE WAY FROM GAME SHOW HIATUS, GRAHAM CLARK’S “THE QUIZ SHOW” RETURNS TO VANCOUVER 

    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 AT THE FOX CABARET AT 8:00pm  Tickets on sale now    One of Canada’s comedic treasures, Graham Clark, and co-producer Chris Bentzen are pleased to announce the return of “The Quiz Show” on Saturday, September 9 at The Fox Cabaret at 8:00pm. A live hybrid of American game show and…

#Favourites – things to do and see in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    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 SERIES…

#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…