VANCOUVER CANTATA SINGERS CHRISTMAS REPRISE XIV

  On Saturday, December 17th, Vancouver Cantata Singers continue their 59th season with a traditionally-styled concert celebrating the spirit of Christmas. The national award-winning choir will present Christmas Reprise XIV at the Holy Rosary Cathedral in downtown Vancouver. In this matinee concert, the warmth and beauty of the holiday season will envelop performance-goers, providing a…

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Announces 2017 Lineup 

  Three-week festival showcases groundbreaking contemporary  theatre, dance, multimedia & music    The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 13th annual edition, taking place January 16 to February 5, 2017 at various Vancouver venues. Acclaimed artists representing 11 countries will descend on the city for the signature, three-week mid-winter event. From staggering spectacles to intimately immersive…

West Coast Christmas Show Launches this Friday featuring Pokemon Sun & Pokemon Moon

If you’re looking to escape the shopping mall crowds and find gifts made by local companies and artisans, check out the West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace on November 18 to 20, 2016 at the TRADEX Trade and Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford, BC. Over two hundred vendors, including over 140 select artisans will offer items…

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir Gifts the Lower Mainland Something To Treasure this Holiday Season

Guest artists The Alumni Project join Good Noise in glorious gospel gems and charming new arrangements sure to bring cheer Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (Good Noise) presents their cherished annual concert, this year titled Something To Treasure – A Good Noise Christmas, Dec. 9 & 10 at Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver, and Dec. 11…

STOMP THE INTERNATIONAL PERCUSSION SENSATION COMES TO THE QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE FROM JANUARY 13 T0 15, 2017

  STOMP, the international percussion sensation, makes its anticipated return to Vancouver at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre from January 13 to 15, 2017. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 26 years, having performed in more than 50 countries and in front…

Western Canadian Premiere of ‘Baking Time’ Takes Tots on  Thrill Ride to Flour-Fuelled Fantasy Land

    Presentation House Theatre & Oily Cart Theatre promise multi sensory magic for the young at heart through puppetry, music, and live action baking   The aroma of freshly baked bread wafts through the theatre as master chefs Bun and Bap try to contain the damage they’ve done by over-yeasting a batch of dough. An unwelcome Yeasty Beasty…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening November 4 – 11

  Jonny Staub from Virgin Radio and TDIAO welcome 60 dogs from California – to be rescued November 6th by pre-approved families.   FlyOver Canada Flight Ride Experience   SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   SWINE MEETS WINE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SUNDAY SUPPER…

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 98th season

 NOVEMBER CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS    Globe-trotting adventure, earth-shaking music and an internationally-renowned orchestra   The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 98th season is your ticket to a rich variety of classical, popular and culturally diverse music, delivered in performances as passionate as they are engaging. Music is an international language which we aim to share with audiences of…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you… …

The Emerald Supper Club Shines On

  A gem for parties, weekly specials and fun entertainment.  The Emerald Supper Club and Cocktail Lounge, located in Chinatown, features an old school Vegas vibe, complete with vintage décor. Now in its third year of operations, the restaurant has become known for its eclectic events line-up, spirit-forward cocktails and satisfying mix of snacks and…

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra with Goh Ballet Presents the Children’s Symphonic Classic 

  -Peter and the Wolf-   Theatre Luminary Christopher Gaze joins ranks of Alec Guinness, Sean Connery and David Attenborough Narrating Prokofiev’s Musical Fairytale   The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) presents Sergei Prokofiev’s timeless symphonic tale, Peter and the Wolf, November 27, 2016, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. This enchanting story of a boy…

Friday Favourites – what’s happening this week October 21 – 28

  Last of the summer markets – Vancouver Farmers Markets   Holy Guacamole! Avocados from Mexico partners with the Canucks   Cider Tap Takeover happening at The Cascade Room   Spinal Chord! A partnership fundraiser between Vancouver Cantata Singers & ICORD (International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries)   ChopStick Festival 2016   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria cures…

Spinal Chord! A partnership fundraiser between Vancouver Cantata Singers & ICORD (International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries)

  Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 @ 7pm Blusson Spinal Cord Centre, 818 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver $110 (with a tax receipt for $80 issued) Tickets and Info: www.spinalchordgala.com Now in its 8th year, the Spinal Chord! Gala is an elegant and fun event bringing together Vancouver’s Arts & Science communities. This interdisciplinary event celebrates the…

Chan Centre Welcomes Back Spellbinding Spanish Singer Diego El Cigala

  Three-time Latin GRAMMY winner performs songs from Indestructible, forthcoming album celebrating the rich sounds of salsa   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces the hotly anticipated return of Diego El Cigala, charming vocalist and three-time Latin GRAMMY winner, Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 7pm in the…

#FridayFavourites – what’s on this blustery week ahead Oct 14 – 21

    Taste of Yaletown event brings a fresh approach with Sharing & Pairing menu    Make a SPLASH at Arts Umbrella’s 34th Art Auction   FARMERS MARKETS FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOW INCOME FAMILIES IN VANCOUVER   CHAMPAGNE WISHES, CAVIAR DREAMS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS EXCLUSIVE TAITTINGER DINNER OCT. 18   Getting Ready For ChopStick…