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…

New Directors Join Vancouver Opera Board

  Annual General Meeting highlighted financial and artistic successes in 2015-2016 and excitement for the 2016-2017 Season & Festival Two highly esteemed community leaders were elected to the VO Board of Directors at the company’s Annual General Meeting on September 17, 2016, joining a group of 24 members chaired by Pascal Spothelfer. The meeting also reviewed…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14

  Dames Wine – Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter   Celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Dockside Restaurant   GLOWBAL’S Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet   WESTERN CANADA’S MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT RETURNS   LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN   Reminder: EAT! Vancouver Is Back!   #MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE…

Mariza, The Queen of Fado, Returns to the Chan Centre

  GRAMMY-nominated singer performs works inspired by  her life experience from recent album, Mundo The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces the return of Portuguese-Mozambican artist, Mariza, the living voice of fado on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Mariza will share contemporary fado from her bold new album Mundo, a vibrant…

CubAfrica Dance Party – Saturday October 22nd

  The Backstage Lounge (Vancouver) – 10:30pm – 10$ After a successful first edition in August, we are thrilled to present our second event with percussion masters Israel Toto Berriel from Cuba and Yoro Noukoussi from Benin. Virtually all Cuban music has been influenced by African rhythms. Cuban popular music has strands from both Spain…

The Canadian Music Centre in BC Unveils New Performance Space & Signature Concert Series

    Renovated Vancouver Creative Hub with 40-seat salon will host  intimate recitals celebrating Canadian composers    The Canadian Music Centre in British Columbia (CMC BC) proudly reveals its renovated home, the Vancouver Creative Hub (837 Davie Street) with 40-seat black box theatre, the Murray Adaskin Salon, an urban cultural hotspot for Canadian music &…

Handel and His Rivals with Amanda Forsythe – Review

  If you’re a classical music enthusiast in search of a refreshing change from the widely performed operatic classical and romantic repertoire, you quite possibly found yourself at Christ Church Cathedral this past Friday evening. An authentic display of traditional baroque instrumentation joined by world-class soprano Amanda Forsythe, Early Music Vancouver prepared an engaging program…

Interview With Indie Artist ROYAL

  Edgy indie-pop singer, ROYAL has emerged as an exciting artist with her new single, “Wild.” After making the top 12 of The Peak’s Performance Project out of Vancouver, BC, ROYAL has transformed from a folksy indie singer, to a romantic and strong pop artist. A Vancouver release show is scheduled for October 2nd at Studio…