Vancouver Opera at Minoru Chapel : Scenes Rarely Seen

  City of Richmond presents Minoru Chapel Opera Wednesday, April 2, 2014 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. performances Vancouver Opera returns to showcase two operas seldom seen or heard: Iphigénie en Tauride by Gluck, and Savitri, by Holst, two mythical stories connected by compelling themes of life and death. Based on Euripides’ ancient Greek tragedy, Iphigénie en…

Richmond Cultural Centre presents Ga Ting (family)

  Dramatic play exploring family, love and mortality premieres at the Richmond Cultural Centre Ga Ting (Family)—a theatrical play featuring a complex cultural and inter-generational exploration on themes of family, love, and mortality—will premiere at the Richmond Cultural Centre’s Performance Hall with a preview on March 20 and 21 and an opening night on March 22 until the March…

French Wines compliment Curtain Raiser

  This was an opportunity to taste and savour an excellent selection of French wines paired with small bites in a festive atmosphere. The Curtain Raiser is held in an attractive second floor banquet space featuring an expansive wall of windows that overlook the massive lobby below.   A prelude to the first public tasting…

Chefs’ Table Society of B.C. Heats Things Up

The Chefs’ Table Society of B.C. Heats Things Up  with Vancouver’s Inaugural Curry Cup  Eight of Vancouver’s Top Chefs to Compete On Tuesday, March 4, eight of Vancouver’s top chefs will compete to win the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia’s Curry Cup. This inaugural event will be held at Main Street’s Heritage Hall and emceed…

What I learned at WHAT’S TRENDING IN FRANCE

  What’s Trending in France seminar at the Vancouver International Wine Festival was a Trade event that I was able to “audit” for MyVanCity.ca. This was only one event, both public and trade, of ten events for the Festival that are capably organized by the team at The Wine Umbrella, Mireille Sauve and business partner…

RainCity Housing Special Exhibition Opening Today

  RainCity Housing to Present Stories of Mental Health Challenges from Local Community Members in Special Exhibition Opening Today RainCity Housing and Support Society and the Community Action Initiative’s New Evolution of Wise Storytelling (NEWS) Project aims to help people with lived experiences of mental health issues to tell their own stories, in their own words, as a…

Vancouver Foodster CULINARY SCAVENGER HUNT

  Vancouver Foodster Culinary Scavenger Hunt April 6, 2pm – 6pm   Your scavenger hunt is a multi-faceted “tasting experience” through downtown Vancouver with clues, challenges, and more. Following your “map and clues card” as your guide, you will enjoy dishes, bites and treats as well as have a chance to meet the chefs and other…

GLOBE 2014 to Address Need for New Economic Model

     In the face of sharp volatility increases across the global economy and proliferating signs of resource depletion, the call for a new economic model is getting louder. GLOBE 2014, returning to Vancouver, Canada, from March 26-28, 2014, will be exploring how businesses are now increasing productivity, growing their market share, and driving innovation through a dynamic new series…

Bacchanalia Gala Dinner benefits Bard on the Beach

BACCHANALIA GALA DINNER + AUCTION RAISES FUNDS FOR VANWINEFEST’S CHARITABLE PARTNER BARD ON THE BEACH The Vancouver International Wine Festival, presented by The Vancouver Sun, popped the cork on the 2014 festival celebrations with the Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction fundraiser at The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on Saturday, February 22. Net proceeds benefit charitable partner Bard…

Town Hall introduces us to Haywire Winery

  Vancouver International Wine Festival runs from February 24 to March 2, 2014. Our Town Hall team is attending various events throughout the festival. Winery clients that are exhibiting: Haywire,  Amazing VQA wines and bubbles you HAVE to try! Now we will share the details on what you can expect from each of our BC winery client during the…

Summerhill Pyramid Winery and Town Hall Brands

  Vancouver International Wine Festival runs from February 24 to March 2, 2014. Our Town Hall team is attending various events throughout the festival winery clients that are exhibiting: Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Amazing VQA wines and bubbles you HAVE to try! Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Kelowna BC Of special note: • Stephen Cipes is a pioneer of the BC wine industry and…

Vancouver International Wine Festival media launch

  On February 24th, media and wine professionals gathered together at Joey’s Wine Room from 4-6pm to celebrate the launch of the 36th annual Vancouver International Wine Festival.  Organized and executed by Heth PR, the event was a perfect opportunity for journalists, bloggers, sommeliers, and other industry professionals to socialize and sample a series of…

PlayDome is back FOR SPRING BREAK!

  Families and Kids of all ages – be sure to add Western Canada’s Largest Indoor Carnival to your Spring Break Calendars! Saturday, March 15 to Sunday, March 23 Western Canada’s largest indoor carnival with more than 45 rides and attractions is back at BC Place for spring break and is now better value than…

Chopping Block 2014 @ BC Home & Garden Show

  Energy, confidence, and composure are three key ingredients to success in a high paced environment. Sitting in the front row of the Chopping Block competition at The Home and Garden Show, you should feel the sweat and heat from the competitors.   If you haven’t been keeping up to date with The Food Network…

Bringing Vancouver Opera to you via the Opera Train

All aboard the Opera Train! Vancouver Opera and TransLink through its TravelSmart program are collaborating to make opera more accessible than ever, with “Opera Trains”. CAMERA CALL:  Opera singing performance, press conference and photo op aboard Vancouver Opera’s specially-wrapped Expo Line car on the private platform at Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain station on Monday, February 24th at 10:00…

Vancouver Foodster Tasting Plates – Fraser Edition

    Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Kensington–Cedar Cottage neighborhood, centered on Fraser street from 28th Avenue Northbound to Kingsway.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit…

The 10th annual OREGON CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

    The 10th annual OREGON CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL is back in Ashland in just two weeks! Join us during the weekend of March 7-9! The festival is a great opportunity to explore Oregon chocolates, wine and beer, as well as meet our amazing artisan food producers and hear their stories. Get ready to sample, buy and learn about chocolate! Support local – support…