PARQ VANCOUVER LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE PASSPORT TO CELEBRATE FIRST ANNIVESARY

Resort unveils 30 days of promotions to mark first anniversary The city’s locals and visitors alike are invited to raise a glass, roll a dice and journey through Parq Vancouver, the destination resort that is unique to Vancouver and uniquely Vancouver, as it unveils an exclusive Passport to Play.   To celebrate its first year…

Folk Supergroup I’m With Her Kicks Off Canadian Leg of International Tour at the Chan Centre

Grammy Award-winning Trio Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan Present Sublime Sounds from Acclaimed Debut Album   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) introduces to Vancouver audiences the ethereal harmonies of I’m With Her on September 30, 2018, at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The…

VSO 100th Anniversary Season Opening

VSO 100th Anniversary Season Filled with Musical Suprises for the Whole City   The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 100th Anniversary Season, a celebration of both past and future, opens September 20, 21 and 22. Returning Maestros, fan favourites from across the decades, and musical references to seasons past are woven throughout the year’s programming. And, the…

BC Culture Days Celebrates Nine Years of Community-driven Arts and Cultural Engagement Throughout British Columbia

Thousands of British Columbians across the province to participate in open rehearsals, workshops, discussions, tours and collaborative art projects, as part of the nation-wide Culture Days celebration, September 28-30   BC Culture Days is back and bigger than ever in honour of its ninth anniversary season, taking place across British Columbia and the nation, September…

DIWALI IN B.C. TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 3 TO NOVEMBER 17

SIX-WEEK EVENT EXPLORES AND CELEBRATES ‘NEW HORIZONS’ THROUGH THEATRE, DANCE, AND CULTURALLY SPECIFIC WORKSHOPS ACROSS VANCOUVER, COQUITLAM, VERNON, MAPLE RIDGE, AND NANAIMO DETAILS AT WWW.DIWALIBC.CA Award-winning Artistic Director of Diwali in B.C., Rohit Chokhani is pleased to announce the 2018 programming for Diwali in B.C. – a provincial initiative aimed at making Diwali celebrations province-wide…

‘Raindrop: A Quest for Love’ to be staged at Gateway Theatre

A musical theatre, ‘Raindrop: A Quest for Love’, will be the center-piece at the 8th annual West Coast Tagore Festival on September 8. Its plot revolves around two parallel narratives of love and nature. In one narrative, the dance-drama presents Dhora, the protagonist, as a young woman secretively questing for love. Looking from outside, she…

The Chan Centre Launches Dynamic 2018/19 Series with the Fiery Passion of Grammy Award-winning Aida Cuevas

The ‘Queen of Mariachi’ is Set to Dazzle in One-Night Engagement and Tribute to the Late Juan Gabriel The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) welcomes Grammy Award-winning Mexican superstar Aida Cuevas joined by her illustrious band Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán on September 22, 2018, at 8pm in the…

Le Dîner en Blanc Vancouver 2018 celebrated at most stunning location to date

Le Dîner en Blanc – Vancouver celebrated its seventh glamorous anniversary last night, welcoming 4,000 revelers to the grounds of VanDusen Botanical Garden! Once again, this year’s edition gave Vancouver a chance to exhibit their fashion sense, showcase their classy taste for design and elegance and share their culinary delights. World-renown for its photogenic moments, last night’s Le Dîner…

Bard on the Beach welcomes Operas & Arias to Vanier Park on August 27 and September 3

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents its annual Opera & Arias concerts, bringing the most gorgeous melodies to life — from La Traviata, La Bohème, Die Fledermaus and more. Enjoy the 29th season of Bard on the Beach by attending a live performance of these best-loved opera selections which are sure to seduce, delight and inspire.   The…

Queens of the Stone Age with Eagles of Death Metal – An Aurora Illumination Series Event Review

A hot summer night was the perfect backdrop for one of the hottest concerts to hit Vancouver this season.  The Aurora Illumination Series brought Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal to town to celebrate music, culture, and the legalization of cannabis.  Aurora is a medical cannabis company based in Vancouver.  Their…

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…

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…

EMV Presents J.S Bach’s Masterpieces at the Chan Centre – Cantata 146 (Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal) & Cantata 198 (Trauer Ode) –

The 2018 Vancouver Bach Festival Comes to a Stirring Finale with Performance of  Two of Bach’s Greatest Cantatas Early Music Vancouver (EMV) is proud to present the culmination of the 2018 Vancouver Bach Festival with Bach – Trauer Ode (BWV 198) and Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal (BWV 146) on August 10, 2018, at 7:30pm…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018 at the Filberg Festival

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: Michael Kaeshammer, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, R&B Allstars and The Boom Booms.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.  Performances take place on the Comox Rotary Stage and Peninsula Co-op…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: Michael Kaeshammer, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, R&B Allstars and The Boom Booms.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.  Performances take place on the Comox Rotary Stage and Peninsula Co-op…

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT QUAILS’ GATE THIS JULY

Hello Summer!   Summer has officially arrived and we’re excited to welcome you and your guests to the winery this season. Our culinary team, led by Winery Chef Roger Sleiman has been inspired by the bounty of local summer produce entering our kitchen. We’re excited to share all that is happening onsite this month.   Cheers to creating and pairing…