VTS Presents ‘Back to School TheatreSports’ (Sept. 3-Oct. 6, 7:30pm)

Back to School TheatreSports Lampoons Classroom Clichés September 3rd to October 6th at 7:30pm at The Improv Centre  Tickets at www.vtsl.com September always feels like the ‘real’ New Year – summer vacation is over and it’s the start of the academic year. It doesn’t matter if you are a student or have been out of school for decades, the…

FEAST OF FIELDS BOASTS SOME OF THE BEST FOOD & DRINK OF BC

Feast of Fields is FarmFolk CityFolk’s annual local food celebration and fundraiser, highlighting the contribution local chefs, restaurants, farmers, ranchers, fishers, food artisans, vintners, brewers and distillers make to our local economy. It emphasizes how they are connected to the land, support the regional economy, and create the most delicious local, seasonal and sustainable flavours BC has to offer. 2018 marks the 10th Anniversary of Feast…

Araxi Restaurant’s Longtable Dinner Tastes of Summer

Spectacular Farm-To-Table Dinner Set to Showcase Flavours of BC   The annual pilgrimage of food and wine aficionados to Pemberton’s North Arm Farm for Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar’s annual Longtable Dinner is about to once again herald a celebration in the field. Mark your calendars for Sunday, August 19th and join Il Caminetto’s Chef de…

The Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition Returns for its Second Year

CASC is now accepting submissions from Artisan Distilleries across Canada   After a successful inaugural year, Canada’s first – and only – national spirit competition reserved exclusively for artisan distilleries launches its second annual competition. Reflecting the growth in recent times of small-batch distilleries, last year’s competition highlighted the best artisan spirits from almost every…

Theatre Under the Stars Announces Week-Long Hold Over of Magical 2018 Season

Seven performances added in fifth consecutive extension in TUTS’ 70+ year history Due to overwhelming demand, Theatre Under the Stars’ (TUTS) hit productions of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street will extend their runs by one week. The seven newly added performances will run on alternating evenings at Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl through August…

VANCOUVER OPERA ANNOUNCES TICKETS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE

TICKETS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE FOR VANCOUVER OPERA’S 2018/19 SEASON AND ITS 3RD ANNUAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL   Tickets and subscription packages are now available for the upcoming blockbuster 2018—2019 Vancouver Opera’s Season & Festival. The Season opens with Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe), an Art Nouveau-inspired comedic operetta (October 20—28, 2018, Queen…

The Vancouver Art Gallery Announces the Major Fall Exhibition Guo Pei: Couture Beyond

Fashion Masterpieces by China’s Illustrious Couturière to be Presented in Canadian Premiere   The Vancouver Art Gallery announces the Canadian premiere of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond, an exhibition of breathtaking designs from China’s foremost couturière, to be presented October 13, 2018 to January 20, 2019. Exquisite, theatrical, inimitable, Guo’s oeuvre of immaculately-crafted masterpieces evoke the…

Murals and music meet in Mount Pleasant

City of Vancouver supports Vancouver Mural Festival, running August 6-11, for third year in a row Continuing its commitment to enlivening the streetscape and maintaining and enhancing Vancouver’s arts and culture scene, the City of Vancouver is supporting next week’s Vancouver Mural Festival, which celebrates the work of 40 artists from both the Lower Mainland and…

Deighton Cup Cocktail Jockeys Took on Classic Punch – and Blew Everyone Away

The Deighton Cup celebrated its 10th anniversary this year – but that wasn’t the only milestone surrounding this prestigious event. It was also the sixth anniversary of the much-loved and highly popular Cocktail Jockey Mixologists Competition, hosted again by Cocktail Jockey Director Alex Black and The Social Concierge’s Tyson Villeneuve. And this year, 10 of BC’s most…

Bard on the Beach Extends Its Record-Breaking 29th Season With Added Shows

  Bard on the Beach announced that as a result of record-breaking demand for its ‘60s-inspired romantic comedy As You Like It, the Festival’s 29th season will be extended by a week to allow for added performances. The closing night for the Beatles-song-filled musical will now be on Friday, September 28, with four added performances…

HERE’S YOUR ‘CUE: RAILTOWN REVIVES POPULAR SATURDAY ‘TAILGATE’ BARBECUE EVENTS FOR LIMITED ENGAGEMENT THIS AUGUST

Railtown Chefs, Co-Owners Dan Olson and Tyler Day Bring the Heat, Carve the Meat, Hold Court at The Return of Railtown’s Southern-Inspired Barbecue and Streetside Parties     After a two-year hiatus, Railtown Cafe’s perennially sold-out Saturday al-fresco-style Tailgate Barbecues are back for two exclusive events at their original location in the heart of Vancouver’s historic…

Tasty Temptations Await at Provence’s Tomato Fest

TOMATOES, TOMAHTOES, POMODORO AND TOMATES ALL CELEBRATE SUMMER FLAVOURS AT PROVENCE’S TOMATO FESTIVAL   Everyone agrees that the tomato is the ultimate summer flavor. “They are the taste of the sun, and remind me of long summer days when I was a child in Provence,” says Provence Marinaside’s Executive Chef Jean Francis Quaglia. Eaten fresh-picked…

Announcing the 2018/2019 Theatre Wire Season

Theatre Wire Package & SeeMore Theatre Package both offer great value September 11, 2018 – July 27, 2019 Various Venues and Showtimes (see below for details) Tickets start at $19.99 and Packages start at $52.50 Tickets and Info: TheatreWire.com Offering independent theatre year-round, Theatre Wire’s 2018/2019 season features two package options: the Theatre Wire Package…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents ‘WTF – What the Fun!’ (Fridays/Saturdays at 11:15pm)

Expect the Unexpected at VTS’ WTF – What the Fun! Fridays & Saturdays at 11:15pm End your week with laughs at WTF – What the Fun!, the newest late, late-night show from Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTS), which takes place Fridays and Saturdays at 11:15pm at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Tickets start at $10.75 and…

THE ROMANCE OF METALS: Introducing a new capsule collection from designer IZA JEWELRY

Official Launch: Wednesday, AUGUST 1, 2018, 10am PST   Vancouver designer Izabela Domachowski has launched a capsule collection following a hiatus from her label Iza Jewelry. Presented alongside a fresh relaunch of her signature line, the twelve pieces, will make its online debut August 1st, available exclusively on the label’s website www.izajewelry.com.The Iza Jewelry collection…

Deighton Cup 2018

  The Deighton Cup celebrated its 10th anniversary in style!  Known for the elaborate and sometimes fanciful costumes and hats, this year seemed more elegant and dressy. Outfits suitable for a wedding, classic suits and ties were as prolific as the outlandish. Fascinators, tiaras, hats with balloon horses, real flowers or vegetables, tulle, netting, and…

Tickets Available for Wild Salmon Celebration August 25

Local chefs show support for sustainable BC salmon   Summer in British Columbia means that the seasonal delicacies appear, and that includes fresh, ocean-caught wild salmon.   In collaboration with BC Salmon Marketing Council, the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia (CTS) hosts the second annual Wild Salmon Celebration event at the dockside of False…

LEADING CANADIAN MUSEUM DIRECTOR EXPLORES INDIAN ART WITH UNIQUE STUDY TOUR

Well-known expert in Indian art Stephen Inglis will be returning as the tour host of Exploring the Arts & Artisans of South India¸ a unique cultural and educational tour exploring the country’s artistic traditions. Inglis curated the permanent “South Asia Collections” at the UBC Museum of Anthropology and piloted the first major survey of Indian art in…

Join a wellness movement!

  On Wednesday 26 September, Diabetes Canada is challenging BC’s workforce to get active, make a positive change and help put an end to diabetes by taking part in Free to Move. Donate $10 for a campaign wristband and get access to over $300 worth of complimentary or discounted Perks at fitness studios like Lagree…

Naramata Wineries Tailgate Party September 8

Naramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 8 Bootleg Bash Celebrating Naramata’s Early Roots Its time to Tailgate and the twenty – eight member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association are prepping for  our annual “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” on September 8. This is a wine and…