Mission Hill Family Estate Wine Dinner at H Tasting Lounge, October 4th

H Tasting Lounge, the Westin Bayshore’s sophisticated lobby-level dining destination, presents a special dinner, Santé à La Famille, featuring wines from BC’s Mission Hill Family Estate, on Thursday, October 4, from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This is the latest offering in H Tasting Lounge’s Chef’s Tasting Series. Executive Chef Alex Mok and his talented culinary team…

Discover Dance! Thai Dance Company September 20

Thai Dance Company Thursday September 20, 2018 at 12 noon Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver Tickets $15/$13 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca     The elegance and precision of Thai dance opens a new season of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! series, with…

Improvisation pioneer Katie Duck in CAGE September 28

The Dance Centre Katie Duck CAGE Friday September 28, 2018 at 7pm Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver Tickets: $30/$24 students and seniors from Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info www.thedancecentre.ca Internationally-renowned improvisation pioneer Katie Duck brings her provocative dance/music collaboration CAGE to Vancouver, in her first visit to the city for thirty years. A…

Folk Supergroup I’m With Her Kicks Off Canadian Leg of International Tour at the Chan Centre

Grammy Award-winning Trio Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan Present Sublime Sounds from Acclaimed Debut Album   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) introduces to Vancouver audiences the ethereal harmonies of I’m With Her on September 30, 2018, at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The…

VIFF 2018: Oscar contenders and Hollywood star power in Special Presentations

VIFF unveils Special Presentations slate for 2018 edition 37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018   The Vancouver International Film Festival’s (VIFF) Special Presentations series features 16 of the most highly anticipated and acclaimed films of the festival season. Canadian films in the series include the late Rob Stewart’s final testament,…

CAFÉ MEDINA HOSTS ‘AFTER DARK’ FUNDRAISING DINNER FOR VANCOUVER CRISIS CENTRE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4

Latest Edition of ‘Medina After Dark’ Lights up the Night with Six-Course ‘Elements’-Themed Dinner, Full Proceeds to Local Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Charity As part of its ongoing commitment to support local causes, Café Medina will host an after-hours culinary fundraiser for The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC (Crisis Centre) during…

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE BC & YUKON’S A NIGHT TO DREAM GALA CELEBRATES 16 YEARS

Join the Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon for the 16th annual A Night to Dream Gala on Thursday, October 11 at JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, situated in the city’s hottest entertainment destination. The elegant evening will include fine food and wine, dancing and an exclusive live and silent auction in celebration of this amazing community that keeps families close when it matters most.   Each…

VSO 100th Anniversary Season Opening

VSO 100th Anniversary Season Filled with Musical Suprises for the Whole City   The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 100th Anniversary Season, a celebration of both past and future, opens September 20, 21 and 22. Returning Maestros, fan favourites from across the decades, and musical references to seasons past are woven throughout the year’s programming. And, the…

CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSET FOR A CAUSE

Cause We Care Foundation’s 2nd annual campaign turns clothes, shoes and accessories into much needed support for Vancouver’s single mother-led families   This September, Cause We Care Foundation is excited to partner again with Turnabout Luxury Resale for the 2nd annual, Clean Out Your Closet for a Cause, promoting clothing consignment in support of single…

VIFF – Films To Consider Seeing

Vancouver International Film Festival As the 37th Annual Vancouver International Film Festival draws closer, we will be featuring some short reviews of films that movie buffs will want to add to their “must see” list. “The Heiresses” Already critically acclaimed in several countries, “The Heiresses”, a film from Paraguay, will have its Canadian Premiere during…

82 year-old Artist’s City Tapestries in Textile Walking Tour (Sept 20-Oct 2)

  “Leap and the Loom Will Appear” is an upcoming exhibition by 82-year-old, world-renowned Canadian Fibre Artist Sola Fiedler, known for her intricately woven tributes to cities that have hosted Olympic Games. Each hyper-realistic tapestry took the artist as much as five years to complete. Self-taught, Sola’s method is as impressive as the final piece: Using yarn from…

TASTE OF TULALIP OKTOBERFEST 2018

Tulalip Resort Casino Chefs Put Their Own Twist on the Yearly VolksFest Tradition Tulalip Resort Casino chefs are putting their own twist on the annual Bavarian VolksFest tradition with inspiring culinary creations. Paired with a selection of Oktoberfest beers procured by Sommelier Tom Thompson, this Bavarian fun-fest is happening early – because just one day…

BC Culture Days Celebrates Nine Years of Community-driven Arts and Cultural Engagement Throughout British Columbia

Thousands of British Columbians across the province to participate in open rehearsals, workshops, discussions, tours and collaborative art projects, as part of the nation-wide Culture Days celebration, September 28-30   BC Culture Days is back and bigger than ever in honour of its ninth anniversary season, taking place across British Columbia and the nation, September…

Wines of British Columbia’s Best of BC Wine Country Award Winners Announced!

The Wines of British Columbia is proud to announce the winners of the second annual Best of BC Wine Country Awards 2018. From July 23 through August 17, winery-goers took their time, sampled and savoured what wineries have to offer within BC’s nine acclaimed wine regions, and have made their choices. The Best of BC…

PASSIONS 2018 SHOWCASES VANCOUVER’S TOP CHEFS

What happens when twenty of Vancouver’s best chefs get together? Vancouver chefs are passionate about creating beautiful food. They’re also passionate about ensuring that some our most vulnerable community members receive compassionate care. These elements come together to create one amazing affair – Passions 2018, taking place September 26 at Performance Works on Granville Island…

Eat, Drink and Be Fröhlich at H2 Rotisserie & Bar’s Oktoberfest Party

Traditional German fare, local craft beer, music and more, for one night only — Friday, September 28 H2 Rotisserie & Bar — The Westin Bayshore Hotel’s urban resort restaurant, boasting refined comfort food, premium artisan cocktails, serene harbour-view settings, and much more — introduces an Oktoberfest celebration unlike any other in Vancouver. Taking place Friday,…

Okanagan Wine Country – Unparalleled VisaInfinite Dining Experience

50th Parallel Estate Winery exclusively for Visa Infinite and Visa Infinite Privilege cardholders   Explore a world of fine flavours and dining experiences, exclusive for Visa Infinite and Visa Infinite Privilege cardholders. Call 1-888-711-9399 to reserve your place at the table. Be among the first to soak in the spectacular views from the stunning new glass-walled…