BIG Starbucks News!

Starbucks is going strawless! Today, July 9th, Starbucks will announce plans to eliminate single-use plastic straws globally by 2020 Starbucks has designed, developed and manufactured a strawless lid, which will become the standard for all iced coffee, tea and espresso beverages. Starbucks is the largest food and beverage retailer to make such a global commitment, which will eliminate more than…

The Deighton Cup Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

Vancouver’s most stylish summer event returns July 21 with a decade of decadence One of the most anticipated events of Vancouver’s summer season hits a milestone this year: The Deighton Cup will return for its 10thanniversary on Saturday, July 21 at the Hastings Racecourse from 12pm to 8pm. Back in 2008, Vancouver was at its…

National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition now open at Liquidity Wines in Okanagan Falls

Liquidity Wines presents the National Geographic Photo Ark where a love of art and nature come together in a perfect setting.     The pure white walls, architectural angles and the extensive use of glass that make up the spacious interior of Liquidity Wines makes an excellent backdrop for the Photo Ark exhibit. Winery president…

MAMAS FOR MAMAS & SUNRYPE PROVIDE NOURISHING PRODUCTS TO STRUGGLING FAMILIES

SunRype Offers Healthy Snacks Through Mamas For Mamas’ Sustainable Nourishment Program   Sun-Rype Products Ltd. (“SunRype” or the “Company”), a manufacturer and marketer of healthy food and beverage products, today announced that they have partnered with Mamas for Mamas charitable organization. Over the next 12 months, SunRype will provide Mamas for Mamas, through their Sustainable Nourishment Program,…

The Dancing on the Edge Festival Returns for its  landmark 30th Anniversary

Festival of Contemporary Dance takes centre stage July 5 to 14     The Dancing on the Edge Festival is Canada’s longest running festival of contemporary dance, taking place July 5 -14, 2018 at various venues in Vancouver.  Festival Founder and Producer Donna Spencer is excited to announce that this year’s DOTE showcases over thirty…

Vancouver’s Premier Culinary Festival Returns with 37 Top Chefs

EAT! Vancouver introduces all new event: EAT! Fine Cognac EAT! Vancouver returns to Vancouver from November 5 to 10. More than 37 acclaimed chefs from across Canada, Los Angeles and Portland will take part in this year’s festival. This year’s EAT! Vancouver festival offers 18 events including the all-new, EAT! Fine Cognac event. Net proceeds from…

 ON THE ROAD with Quails’ Gate at Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan June 23

Once again Quails’ Gate will be pouring their wines at the Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan at See Ya Later Ranch. This tented, festival style outdoor extravaganza is set in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Be sure to look for us as you take in this wine and food pairing event…

Award-winning Vancouver singer raises awareness and funds for invisible illnesses

Soprano and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis sufferer Jacqueline Ko presents Toward Tomorrow, a benefit show for the ME/FM Society of BC This June, an award-winning soprano will sing to support chronic neuro-immune disease awareness. On Saturday, June 16th, Vancouver singer and producer Jacqueline Ko will present the gala benefit concert Toward Tomorrow at Marpole United Church. The…

Dilawri Group of Companies Announces 2nd Annual Ride & Drive Gala

– Gala in Support of The Ride to Conquer Cancer – All Proceeds will be donated to BC Cancer Foundation Dilawri Group of Companies (Dilawri), Canada’s largest automotive group, today announced that the 2nd Annual Ride & Drive Gala will take place on Thursday, June 14, 2018, from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Audi Downtown Vancouver…

Soulful Productions Ignites the Stage with Glamour and Glitz in – Sweet Bubbling Nights –

Saucy and sequined local performers come together for one-night-only concert in support of LGBTI scholars through UN program   Soulful Productions presents a sizzling celebration of soul, Motown, funk, show tunes and drag with Sweet Bubbling Nights on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. The performance will bring together 23 of the…

BUILDING COMMUNITY YEAR-ROUND: ‘SOURCED’ POP UP DINNERS RETURN

From June to September, The Paisley Notebook creator, Aman Dosanj is launching her second instalment of unique pop up dinner experiences aimed at bringing the local Okanagan community together. ‘Sourced’ is a pop up farm-to-table dinner series that is re-imagining what it means to eat with hyper-local dinners that tell one edible story at a…