#FridayFavourites – what’s happening May 20 – 26

  Esprit Launches in Vancouver this May with Fashion Royalty with a GIVEAWAY   Smash + Tess Pop Up Shop   Juniper Introduces New Happy Hour and Late Night Menus   HOMER ST. CAFE FEATURES LE VIEUX PIN ROUSSANNE EXCLUSIVELY IN VANCOUVER   WOW – Free Bread for a Year from Uprising Breads   New…

Mango, Flamenco, Patio & Che Malambo !

  Greetings in the name of the Fearless Leader of the Patios, our yellow star is shinning and inviting us to share with friends and musicians. My next event is an invitation to celebrate just that:   Saturday April 16th at The Backstage Lounge 10pm/10$ FB page: https://www.facebook.com/events/998154603554078/   Expect the usual mix of music from warm lands (Africa,…

#FridayFavourites – things to do in Vancouver

  Celebrated Pastry Chef Tamera Clark Returns Home to   Sip, Savour and Celebrate at the 2016 Fest of Ale   ROSEWOOD HOTEL GEORGIA ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF REFLECTIONS   PAELLA DAYS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ADDS NEW CHAPTER   FINE FOOD and FISHY FRIVOLITY   EarthBites Long Table events at Rocky Mountain Flatbread  …

#FridayFavourites – what to do this weekend and the week ahead

  East Side Beer Fest 2016   Take a Walk on the Road to Dublin starting March 1   UVA WINE & COCKTAIL BAR LAUNCHES NEW  WORLD CLASS HAPPY HOUR     Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up   VIDF – Provocatively Sensuous Foutrement   Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra’s   International Artists – Local Dance…

Royal Winnipeg Ballet – Going Home Star

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet Presents Poignant Tale of Hope and Understanding in Vancouver Premiere of Going Home Star   Heartrending Ballet Pays Tribute to the Experiences of Residential School Survivors and Opens Important Dialogue About Truth and Reconciliation Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) presents the Vancouver premiere of the critically acclaimed and deeply moving classical…

Chan Centre presents – Words in Motion

The Chan Centre Presents Words in Motion An Evening of New Dance Works Inspired by Acclaimed Texts Celebrated BC-based authors and choreographers present three distinctive visions  weaving narrative with movement The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC), in partnership with The Dance Centre, presents Words in Motion, March 18 & 19, 7:30pm, in the Telus Studio Theatre. This…

Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Honours Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up   Illuminating array of Indigenous stories, songs and dances brought to life in the Great Hall at MOA Dancers of Damelahamid in partnership with the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA), showcase an enlightening weeklong celebration of the distinct stories, songs, and…

VIDF – Provocatively Sensuous Foutrement

Compagnie Virginie Brunelle Makes West Coast Premiere at VIDF with Provocatively Sensuous Foutrement   Physically Complex Work Explores Perilous Pitfalls of Love and Infidelity as Three Dancers Journey Through Seduction, Temptation & Disillusionment    The Vancouver International Dance Festival ( VIDF ) presents Compagnie Virginie Brunelle’s primal Foutrement from March 3-5, 2016 at 8pm at Roundhouse Performance…

EXPLORE ABORIGINAL CULTURE

TALKING STICK FESTIVAL – EXPLORE ABORIGINAL CULTURE THROUGH THE ARTS   FEBRUARY 18-28, 2016 – Vancouver, British Columbia    Full Circle First Nations Performance is very excited to present the 15th Annual Talking Stick Festival from February 18 – 28, 2016. Full Festival program guide and information can be found at talkingstickfest.ca The Talking Stick…

A CONTEMPORARY LOVE AFFAIR

CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY: A CONTEMPORARY LOVE AFFAIR FROM ROCK N’ ROLL ROMANCE TO SUBLIME DINING     Tulalip Resort Casino Offers Sweethearts Multi-Sensual Dining Options Combined with Mesmerizing Music Tulalip Resort Casino knows how to translate the feelings of love. From events like the Rock Ballad Ball featuring Guns N’ Roses and Aerosmith tribute bands; to seven award-winning…

Surrey Hospital Gala – Bollywood Ball

Bollywood Ball Looks to the Future   Surrey Hospital & Outpatient Centre Foundation to complete Project Eye initiative with first-ever gala On Saturday, February 13, 2016, Project Eye, a campaign to prevent blindness from retinal disease, will culminate in the inaugural Bollywood Ball, presented by Bausch + Lomb. The object of Project Eye is to equip BC’s newest…

Kokoro Dance Reveals Lasting Legacy

Performing Arts and DTES Communities receive a lasting legacy from Kokoro Dance with Unveiling of New Woodward’s Studios this Spring   Renovation project will see portion of historic Woodward’s Building re-purposed into state-of-the-art dance studio and performance space    Kokoro Dance is thrilled to announce the unveiling of their new home located in the heart of the…

International Artists – Local Dance Greats

Vancouver International Dance Festival Announces Extraordinary Breadth of International Artists Alongside Local Dance Greats in 2016 Season   Anticipated Annual Event Presents Globe-spanning Line-Up of Dancers from Sweden, Cuba, Japan, Quebec, Ontario, and Vancouver The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly announces its expansive 2016 Festival Season: a vast and varied roster of internationally-celebrated artists and local…

Small Stage “anything goes” dance event

Eclectic Expressions of Love Inspire Original Dance Works in Cheeky Valentine’s Performance   33rd installment of Small Stage brings together award-winning  choreographers and international sensations   Vancouver’s “anything goes” dance event, Small Stage, celebrates Valentine’s Day with four shows of rebellious, unconventional creations. Dances for a Small Stage 33 – The Valentine’s Edition, runs at The Anza Club from February 11…

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…