TUTS presents 2017 Season of High-Flying Hilarity with Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone

  Perfect pair of Broadway blockbusters make for a music-filled summer at Stanley Park’s scenic Malkin Bowl Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) injects a delightful dose of magical entertainment into summer with Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone, running July 7 – August 19, 2017 at Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl. On alternating evenings, audiences…

FIREHALL ARTS CENTRE ANNOUNCES ITS 35th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

  For 35 years, the Firehall Arts Centre has been a cultural beacon for the Vancouver arts community, producing and presenting provocative, thought-provoking, compelling, and highly entertaining pieces of work in the heritage building at the corner of Cordova and Gore. Artistic Producer Donna Spencer announced today its 2017/2018 season. “For our 35th anniversary season, the…

Canada Day: Mamie Taylor’s Hosts RibFest 2017

  Eighth annual battle of the BBQs pits Vancouver’s top grill masters against each other for the coveted RibFest Cup   Calling all BBQ fans! RibFest 2017, the eighth annual ribs competition, will heat things up on Canada Day (Saturday, July 1) at Mamie Taylor’s in Chinatown, sponsored by Strange Fellows Brewing and Parkside Brewery and Mount Gay Rum.  …

Summer Sounds Community Gathering: Reviving a Neighbourhood Tradition

Music & Community Return to Alexandra Park Event: Summer Sounds Community Gathering Venue: Haywood Bandstand in Alexandra Park (1755 Beach Avenue) Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017 Time: 12 to 8 p.m.    The Event: English Bay’s historic Haywood Bandstand will once again ring with music as the West End Arts Society (WE Arts) presents the second annual Summer Sounds Community…

GIVING VOICE – 13 Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Celebrating Musical Diversity and Creating A Cross-Cultural Musical Experience

Haida-Tsimshian musical duo Sister Says have teamed up with the Bill Reid Gallery and Christ Church Cathedral to present, Giving Voice, a cross-cultural musical experience on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Christ Church Cathedral at 7pm. This all ages event showcases 13 Indigenous and non-Indigenous performers combining the sounds of soul, blues, and hip-hop.   This musical celebration will…

Main Street Bike Expo: Celebrating Creativity in Cycling 

The Main Street Bike Expo readies for June 10 celebration at The Ellis Building    Get tuned up for the inaugural Main Street Bike Expo taking place at the Ellis Building (1024 Main Street) on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 11am to 6pm. Celebrating creativity in the cycling world, this exhibition integrates cycling/lifestyle brands, community networks and…

THE MEAL DEAL: NON-PROFIT CHARITY CELEBRATES SUCCESS OF TONIGHT FOR TOMORROW™ FUNDRAISER ADDS 20 NEW EATERIES TO ITS ROSTER OF VANCOUVER RESTAURANT PARTNERS

  Even if dollars were the only determiner, Mealshare’s recent ‘Tonight For Tomorrow’ fundraiser would be declared a runaway success, but the full impact of the dining event held across Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa on May 10, 2017 that raised more than $63,000 for the local charity might not be so easily measured. Money raised during…

REV YOUR PALATE June 15, 2017 at the Langley Auto Collection

  Join us on Thursday, June 15 for a progressive dinner party like no other, benefiting KidSport Langley and KidSport Surrey-White Rock. Start your evening with four of the Lower Mainland’s hottest chefs plus world-class mixologists as you rotate between four luxury locations. You’ll savour a sumptuous course and a custom craft cocktail at each location to…

Wines of British Columbia Storm Seattle with BC’s Top Chefs!

  The Wines of British Columbia will be in the Seattle spotlight during a multi-chef collaborative BC VQA Wine-paired dinner in partnership with Ocean Wise sustainable seafood at Tavolàta Capitol Hill restaurant on June 8. This 100 percent BC wine and seafood dinner brings together the creative talents of winemakers and chefs to celebrate the best of BC wine…

HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES

Communal Seafood Boil Takes Centre Stage on Downtown Restaurant’s Wrap-Around Outdoor Patio for Third Year in a Row Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar is set to launch its SundaySeafood Boil Series as the annual summertime tradition returns to the restaurant’s wrap-around outdoor patio for a third consecutive year, hosted each Sunday from June 25 until…

Celebrate World Oceans Day at Vancouver Aquarium on Thursday, June 8

  World Oceans Day is Thursday, June 8 and what better place to celebrate than at Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre? Visitors can immerse themselves in the aquatic world, learning about more about our oceans and connecting with the 50,000 fascinating marine creatures that live at Vancouver Aquarium. In addition to the everyday amazing experiences…