Mango, Flamenco, Patio & Che Malambo !

  Greetings in the name of the Fearless Leader of the Patios, our yellow star is shinning and inviting us to share with friends and musicians. My next event is an invitation to celebrate just that:   Saturday April 16th at The Backstage Lounge 10pm/10$ FB page: https://www.facebook.com/events/998154603554078/   Expect the usual mix of music from warm lands (Africa,…

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra Busts Open the Great American Songbook with Gorgeous Gershwin

  Bright & Boisterous Programme Features Local Luminary Leslie Dala Performing Rhapsody in Blue Piano Concerto     The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra  (VAMSO) season closes on an ebullient note with the concert, Gorgeous Gershwin on May 15, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. Music Director Leslie Dala takes to the piano to conduct and perform the jazz-tinged classical masterpiece, Rhapsody in…

Arts Umbrella’s Theatre and Music Expressions Festival 

  Celebrating Creativity of Young Minds with Diverse, Ambitious Lineup Annual event’s powerful youth performances transverse genres and centuries   Arts Umbrella announces its 2016 Theatre and Music Expressions Festival: an annual showcase celebrating the boundless creativity of young talent in the organization’s pre-professional theatre program, running from May 11 to 22, 2016, at Waterfront Theatre on…

#FridayFavourites – things to do in Vancouver

  Celebrated Pastry Chef Tamera Clark Returns Home to   Sip, Savour and Celebrate at the 2016 Fest of Ale   ROSEWOOD HOTEL GEORGIA ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF REFLECTIONS   PAELLA DAYS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ADDS NEW CHAPTER   FINE FOOD and FISHY FRIVOLITY   EarthBites Long Table events at Rocky Mountain Flatbread  …

The Chan Centre Presents Folk Music Legend Arlo Guthrie

  Alice’s Restaurant 50thAnniversary Tour   American icon gives rare, full-length performance of famed 1960’s anthem, along with hits from cherished song catalogue   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents prolific singer-songwriter and American folk star Arlo Guthrie on April 21 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert…

St. Patrick’s Day at The Irish Heather

No cover, no green beer, and no plastic clovers! Did you know it wasn’t until the early 1970s that pubs in Ireland were allowed to open for that most iconic of Irish festivities, St. Patrick’s Day? It is a holy day of obligation in Ireland and best likened to Canada’s Thanksgiving. Vancouver’s only Irish-owned bar will…

The Chan Centre Welcomes Virtuoso Sitarist Anoushka Shankar

  in Concert of New Works in Response to Global Refugee Crisis Five-time GRAMMY nominated artist performs songs from  upcoming album, Land of Gold The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the prodigious sitarist, known for embodying the spirit of innovation and experimentation, Anoushka Shankar on April 8 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Blazing new branches of…

Canadian Concert Series returns to Tinhorn Creek in 2016 

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is pleased to announce the return of their Canadian Concert Series for 2016 with an outstanding lineup of musical artists throughout the summer, all ramping up to the highly anticipated grand finale concert with Canadian rockers 54-40. This summer, enjoy some of Canada’s top musical talent while sipping award-winning wines and taking…

Vancouver Bach Choir closes 85th Season

Vancouver Bach Choir Closes 85th Season with Namesake’s Towering & Magnificent – St. Matthew Passion – VBC, VSO and acclaimed soloists, perform one of sacred music’s most triumphant masterpieces, overflowing with sweeping harmonies and colossal power Vancouver Bach Choir concludes its monumental 85th anniversary season with J. S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, March 19, 7:30pm at The Orpheum. Celebrated as a pinnacle accomplishment in music history,…

Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Honours Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up   Illuminating array of Indigenous stories, songs and dances brought to life in the Great Hall at MOA Dancers of Damelahamid in partnership with the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA), showcase an enlightening weeklong celebration of the distinct stories, songs, and…

GRAMMY Award-winning artists

Share a stunning musical homage to New Orleans with Grammy Award Winning Artists   The Chan Centre Presents Jazz Giants Dee Dee Bridgewater and Irvin Mayfield with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra    The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents renowned jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater with Irvin Mayfield and…

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra’s

House of Dreams Offers Multimedia Immersion in Music & Art     Early Music Vancouver presents a multimedia concert, pairing masterpieces by Baroque European painters with excerpts from Baroque musical composition   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) hosts the anticipated return of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, as they present House of Dreams on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 7:30pm at Vancouver…

EXPLORE ABORIGINAL CULTURE

TALKING STICK FESTIVAL – EXPLORE ABORIGINAL CULTURE THROUGH THE ARTS   FEBRUARY 18-28, 2016 – Vancouver, British Columbia    Full Circle First Nations Performance is very excited to present the 15th Annual Talking Stick Festival from February 18 – 28, 2016. Full Festival program guide and information can be found at talkingstickfest.ca The Talking Stick…

A CONTEMPORARY LOVE AFFAIR

CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY: A CONTEMPORARY LOVE AFFAIR FROM ROCK N’ ROLL ROMANCE TO SUBLIME DINING     Tulalip Resort Casino Offers Sweethearts Multi-Sensual Dining Options Combined with Mesmerizing Music Tulalip Resort Casino knows how to translate the feelings of love. From events like the Rock Ballad Ball featuring Guns N’ Roses and Aerosmith tribute bands; to seven award-winning…

Surrey Hospital Gala – Bollywood Ball

Bollywood Ball Looks to the Future   Surrey Hospital & Outpatient Centre Foundation to complete Project Eye initiative with first-ever gala On Saturday, February 13, 2016, Project Eye, a campaign to prevent blindness from retinal disease, will culminate in the inaugural Bollywood Ball, presented by Bausch + Lomb. The object of Project Eye is to equip BC’s newest…