NOW SOLD OUT Chan Centre Presents Rare and Intimate Concert Reunion with Piano Legends Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock 

 Evening pays homage to NEA Jazz Masters’ groundbreaking tour and influential live recordings of the late ‘70s   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents an exclusive concert reuniting two of jazz and contemporary music’s most influential icons, and multi-GRAMMY-Award winners, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, Sunday, March 15 at 7pm in the Chan Shun…

Celebrate the Year of the Sheep at Wild Rice

DON’T FEEL SHEEPISH – NEW YEAR SPECIALS WILL BRING YOU GOOD FORTUNE AND GOOD FLAVOURAn ancient Chinese axiom states that if a thing is worth doing, it’s worth doing at least twice. Consider New Year’s for instance. There’s the ‘mainstream’ New Year’s Eve held on December 31st – a rather sedate affair by Chinese. Since…

Ballet Kelowna presents Canadian Premiere of ‘The Ashley Bouder Project’ with NYC Ballet Luminaries

Ballet Kelowna presents the Canadian Premiere of  ‘The Ashley Bouder Project’  Featuring Stars of New York City Ballet In an incredible coup for Ballet Kelowna, New York City’s finest dancers will travel west to light up Kelowna’s Community Theatre (1375 Water Street) with the anticipated Canadian premiere of The Ashley Bouder Project, March 3 at 7:30pm. New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Ashley…

Ramada Penticton Bikes and Beers Weekend

Locals and tourists alike know that one of the best ways to explore the beauty of Penticton and area is on two wheels. The extensive network of trails throughout the region offers cyclists amazing views of mountains, vineyards and lakes around every bend. Cyclists also know that after biking throughout this beautiful region, nothing tastes…

Celebrate Chinese New Year with PAPYRUS

Let the festivities begin! Chinese New Year is on the horizon, and with it the Year of the Wooden Sheep is slated to bring luck and fortune to 2015. With this widely celebrated occasion upon us, PAPYRUS’ unparalleled collection of gifts in the lucky colour red, wealth-bearing gold, and this year’s stem-branch calendar element – wood –…

Vancouver Foodster Chili Challenge Award Winners 

The Vancouver Foodster Chili Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Langley, New Westminster and North Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from January 8-31, 2015. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the…

Canada’s national culinary arts competition is now accepting applications Candidates from across the country will compete for $10,000 grand prize and international stage

The Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship competition is officially open for 2015 with applications now being accepted for the country’s largest search to find the future stars of the Canadian culinary scene. Established in 2013, the Foundation brings to life the scholarship’s vision of inspiring and encouraging young chefs from across Canada by giving them the opportunity to…

 Top 10 Wellness Trends for 2015

New Rave Productions presents The 23rd Annual Wellness Show, the largest trade show in Western Canada dedicated to helping you live a more balanced and holistic lifestyle. This year¹s Wellness Show takes place February 13th, 14th and 15th at the Vancouver Convention Centre East Building. Here are the top trends we’re currently seeing in health and wellness:  Sprouting: Sprouting raw…

Romance is in the air this Valentine’s Day at VanDusen Botanical Garden and select Park Board facilities

Why give a bouquet when you can share a whole garden? Enjoy a romantic stroll and delicious picnic in beautiful 55-acre VanDusen Botanical Garden!   A special Valentine’s Day package includes classic tunes in the plaza area, a couple’s selfie at an on-site photo booth and dining al fresco amongst the trees or overlooking a…

Celebrate Love Lakeside This Valentine’s Day at Nita Lake Lodge 

Get ready for romance with special culinary, engagement and spa delights With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, Whistler’s Nita Lake Lodge is the ideal romantic backdrop to make your sweetheart swoon complete with breathtaking lakeside views, culinary indulgences and relaxing spa treatments. Recently awarded the accolade of being one of the Top 25 Romantic Hotels in…

Curry Cup returns to Vancouver

Vancouver’s Curry Cup Returns Tickets Now on Sale for The Chefs’ Table Society of BC 2015 Curry Cup The News The much-awaited second annual Curry Cup competition presented by the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia  returns as eight acclaimed BC chef teams compete for the ultimate Curry Cup Championship on March 3, 2015 at the Heritage Hall…

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Celebrates Indigenous Cultural Expressions

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Continues Legacy of Traditional Stories, Songs & Dances for Artists and Audiences    New educational opportunities for youth and emerging artists  nurture future generations at eighth annual festival     Dancers of Damelahamid in partnership with the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) present an unforgettable six-day celebration of the Indigenous…