Dancers of Damelahamid Invite Media to Experience Traditional Songs, Stories, and Dances at the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival

The majestic Great Hall at the Museum of Anthropology serves as the spectacular backdrop for performances from local and visiting aboriginal artists   Dancers of Damelahamid, in partnership with the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC, present the annual Coastal First Nations Dance Festival (CFNDF) – an enriching six-day event celebrating the culture and traditions of Indigenous peoples from…

Long After the Finale, Chefs Celebrate Canadian Culinary Championships

The last melodic notes from the Gold Medal Plates Canadian Culinary Championships’ gala in Kelowna muted weeks ago and the participating chefs continue to celebrate the occasion. For some time to come, everyone who attended will be humming the tunes by entertainers Barney Bentall, Spirit of the West front men Geoffrey Kelly and John Mann…

CONTEST – CHAPEL IN THE PARK Minoru Chapel Opera

 We are offering two pairs of tickets for each performance. Here are the details of how to enter: Leave a comment on our Facebook page telling us why you would like to win and using the has tag #MinoruChapelOpera Follow us on Facebook. For a bonus entry follow @myvancity and @Richmond_BC and RT using #MinoruChapelOpera The City of…

BC Distilled Raises the Bar in 2015 

British Columbia’s Premier Micro-Distillery Festival Returns April 18, 2015  BC Distilled 2014 at CBC Studios. Rick Chung Photo. After a sold out inaugural event in 2014, BC Distilled returns to Vancouver for another round. With more vendors and a second event time added, BC Distilled is bigger and better than before.    On Saturday, April 18, 2015, twenty-two of…

The Green Mama: An Interview at The Wellness Show Vancouver

This past weekend marked the 23rd anniversary of The Wellness Show Vancouver, a high-energy event that emphasizes healthy living and kindness to oneself, each other, and the environment. Pre-convention, I was given the fabulous opportunity to discuss ways to keep our kids healthy with The Green Mama, Manda Aufochs Gillespie, who presented a workshop on the Saturday…

We Are One: 3rd Annual Woman2Warrior Presented by Subway Invites Women to Band Together for Easter Seals

  We are One: 3rd annual Woman2Warrior presented by Subway invites women to band together for Easter Seals  Registration now open for Vancouver’s only women’s charity obstacle adventure race The British Columbia Lions Society for Children with Disabilities is uniting women from across the province as they register for the 3rd annual Woman2Warrior presented by Subway, happening Sunday, May 24. The women’s-only…

Japan’s Longest-Standing Butoh Ensemble  Makes Canadian Debut at VIDF

Dairakudakan performs otherworldly spectacle in Canadian premiere of  Mushi no Hoshi – Space Insect In an otherworldly fusion of butoh and theatre, the Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly presents the Canadian premiere of renowned Japanese ensemble Dairakudakan in Mushi no Hoshi – Space Insect, on stage March 20 & 21, 2015 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. Under the direction of award-winning Choreographer Akaji Maro,…

Commercial Drive #BrunchCrawlYVR

Commercial Drive Brunch Crawl When’s the last time you spent a day strolling along Commercial Drive? From Venables, south to 12th Avenue, there are a plethora of funky shops and eateries. You could spend a month eating your way around the world with restaurants featuring cuisine from Mexico, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Jamaica and Italy to…

BC Home + Garden Show announces can’t-miss charity challenge, Home Tweet Home

BC Home + Garden Show launches Home Tweet Home project to benefit Ronald McDonald House British Columbia Local influencers are getting crafty at BC Place Stadium,  February 18-22, 2015 Home Tweet Home, a brand-new project dreamed up by the creative minds at Marketplace Events, is ready to take flight at BC Place Stadium. Starting Wednesday, February 18,…

Social Bites and Cressey Development Group partner in third annual event to support local charities

Vancouver Hobby Chefs open homes to diners across Canada for the return of #dinnerpartyYVR presented by Cressey   Social Bites and Cressey Development Group today announce the third annual #dinnerpartyYVR, the charitable cooking event where hobby chefs open their doors to local diners for a home cooked meal, all to benefit the charity of their choice. On Saturday, March…

Pet Lover Show Returns to TRADEX – GIVEAWAY

The Highly Anticipated Pet Lover Show Returns for 3rd Year: Engaging Features and Informative Seminars for Pet Lovers To enter: Leave a comment on this page. Sign-up for our newsletter so you don’t miss a thing! Returning for its third year, the largest Pet Show in Western Canada, the Vancouver Pet Lover Show, will be…

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…