MEAT, BREW, AND MUSIC Tickets to the sixth annual Brewery & The Beast go on sale Tuesday, May 1st at 10 a.m.

Restaurants from Vancouver and Whistler are gearing up for Canada’s favourite annual meat festival Brewery & The Beast on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Located at Concord Pacific Lot (180 Pacific Boulevard), from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., ticket-goers can expect a protein-forward culinary adventure with a variety of dishes and preparations, from barbecue, sous-vide, to…

Gifted Young Artists Explore Topical Themes of Self-Image, Family Dynamics and Gender Roles in – Arts Umbrella’s Expressions Theatre Festival –

The next generation of Vancouver actors shine in beloved theatre classics and an insightful original work   Arts Umbrella is thrilled to unveil the lineup of the 2018 Expressions Theatre Festival, running May 17 – 26, 2018 at the Waterfront Theatre. Showcasing the talented young artists in Arts Umbrella’s Intensive, Pre-Professional and Theatre Conservatory Programs, this…

The Emerald Supper Club breaks out its shiny new spring menu

Sunny cocktails, invigorating share plates and quirky events spark fresh fun The Emerald Supper Club, Chinatown’s retro restaurant and lounge, welcomes springtime socializing and Instagram-worthy shenanigans with a host of new food and beverage options. These tempting selections include vegan and gluten-free options alongside a trio of hip new cocktails that evoke warm, tropical locales…

The Chan Centre presents Australian Contemporary Circus Company To Showcase Gravity-Defying Stunts at Chan Centre

The Chan Centre presents Australia’s One-of-a-Kind Circa  in Astonishing Vancouver Premiere of Opus Renowned Circus Company pairs Impeccable Choreography with Evocative Shostakovich Quartets The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Australia’s bold contemporary circus company, Circa, with their exhilarating performance Opus on April 28, 2018 at 8pm…

TAKE 6 a review by Judy Robb

 The Queen Elizabeth Theatre was vibrating with energy and sound on Friday evening, thanks to a phenomenal concert by “Take 6”, a Grammy Award winning a cappella sextet presented by Chor Leoni as part of its fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit. From the first note to the last, their enthusiasm, unique arrangements of pop,…

The Railway Stage & Beer Café set to celebrate its 85th Anniversary with weekend-long celebration

The historic Railway Stage & Beer Café will celebrate its 85th Anniversary from April 6th-8th with three days of special events including shows by local heroes Said The Whale and Hey Ocean!, and a four-band showcase night headlined by Friction Project.   It’s rare for bars and clubs to make it to their 10th anniversaries,…

Early Music Vancouver Reveals Illuminating Vancouver Bach Festival and 2018/19 Main Season

49th Season Features Rare Visits from Luminary Artists & Ensembles, Including Bach Collegium Japan, The King’s Singers, Angela Hewitt, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra & More    Early Music Vancouver (EMV) announces its 2018 Vancouver Bach Festival and 2018/19 Main Season, bringing a staggering list of events to venues in and around Vancouver. At the precipice of…

Vancouver Welcomes Vibrant Proponents of Cuban Music, Vocalist Daymé Arocena and Pianist Roberto Fonseca

Havana’s Finest Solo Artists Perform a Double-Bill of Dynamic Afro-Cuban Fusion   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Afro-Cuban neo-soul singer Daymé Arocena and Havana-born piano virtuoso Roberto Fonseca in an exhilarating co-bill on April 15, 2018 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. These…

VO PRESENTS THE SECOND ANNUAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL, Presented by BMO April 28 to May 6, 2018

Two dazzling new opera productions are at the core of the second annual Vancouver Opera Festival, April 28 to May 6, 2018.   Under the banner of the Russian White Nights, the second annual Vancouver Opera Festival celebrates Russia’s luminous midsummer “white nights” with Eugene Onegin – a beloved Russian lyric opera, and the much-anticipated…

Vancouver Welcomes Vibrant Proponents of Cuban Music, Vocalist Daymé Arocena and Pianist Roberto Fonseca

Havana’s Finest Solo Artists Perform a Double-Bill of Dynamic Afro-Cuban Fusion   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Afro-Cuban neo-soul singer Daymé Arocena and Havana-born piano virtuoso Roberto Fonseca in an exhilarating co-bill on April 15, 2018 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. These…

Chor Leoni presents the Vancouver Premiere of Smooth and Soulful A Cappella Cavaliers -TAKE 6 –

GRAMMY-Adorned Sextet Launch Fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit   Chor Leoni proudly opens its fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit with Take 6, the most-awarded a cappella group in history, as they enjoy their Vancouver debut, April 6, 2018 at 8pm in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. All audiences are invited to experience the harmony-rich…

The Truck Stop Concert Series Talent Search is looking for more great independent music

Red Truck Beer welcomes unsigned local talent to compete for a Truck Stop Concert Series opening slot   Over the three years of Truck Stop Concert Series at East Vancouver’s Red Truck Brewery, the Talent Search program, powered by do604, has offered unsigned local bands the opportunity to showcase their work in front of the…

TUTS Announces Glittering, Enchanted 2018 Season with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street

Fairytale Wishes & Show-biz Dreams Come True in Beloved Broadway Classics at Stanley Park’s scenic Malkin Bowl   Audiences will have a ball this summer at Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) when magic and romance come alive in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street, running alternate evenings July 4 – August 18, 2018 at…

Announcing Carly Rae Jepsen LIVE with the VSO – June 25, 2018 at the Orpheum

  The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is delighted to welcome the Juno and Grammy nominated, multi-platinum award–winning singer and songwriter CARLY RAE JEPSEN for a single, not-to-be-missed performance of her music, accompanied by the VSO and conductor Lucas Waldin at the Orpheum Theatre on Monday, June 25 at 8:00pm. Tickets go on sale to the public…