BIG YOGA for BIG SISTERS

Big Yoga for Big Sisters 9am-3pm on July 8th 2017 Heywood Park, North Vancouver Big Yoga for Big Sisters is an all levels, all ages, fun filled yogathon event to raise much needed funds for mentoring programs at Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland. Solo yogis and teams can register online, raise a minimum of…

Bill Reid Gallery Announces Intangible: Innovative Exhibition to Draw from Past and Unfurl Future of Coast Salish Art 

    Diverse collection to feature sculpture, hand-weaving, hip-hop performance art, multimedia installation, and more by artists from across Coast Salish territory   Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art announces its next major exhibition, Intangible, a collection of evocative and diverse Coast Salish works on display from September 13 – December 10, 2017. Influenced by…

OUT ON SCREEN ANNOUNCES DATES FOR THE 29th ANNUAL VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL AUGUST 10-20, 2017

  Out On Screen is proud to present the Vancouver Queer Film Festival this summer from Thursday, August 10 to Sunday, August 20 at various theatres, including the Vancouver Playhouse, Cineplex Odeon International Village, SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, VIFF’s Vancity Theatre and a new Festival venue, the York Theatre on Commercial Drive. New…

DOUBLE DOWN: VANCOUVER PHILANTHROPIST SHAFIN DIAMOND TEJANI TO DOUBLE ALL FUNDS RAISED AT MEALSHARE’S ‘TONIGHT FOR TOMORROW’ FUNDRAISER MAY 10

  Tech-Sector Entrepreneur Pledges Support to Non-Profit Charity’s Second-Annual Initiative to Raise Much-Needed Funds for Ongoing Mission to End Youth Hunger   Local entrepreneur and tech-sector philanthropist Shafin Diamond Tejani has given a big boost to Mealshare’s second-annual ‘Tonight For Tomorrow’ fundraiser by pledging to match all monies raised during the dining-out event that takes…

Our Favourites – what’s happening around town and more

  VO PRESENTS THREE NEW OPERA PRODUCTIONS AND BOLD PROGRAMMING AT THE INAUGURAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL April 28 to May 13, 2017   Limitless Laughs Abound in Western World   Kasandra Flamenco Presents – LA TARARA   JUST LIKE MOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE SERVES UP A NOSTALGIC DINNER IN HONOUR OF MOTHER’S DAY, MAY 14 Virtuous…

Award-winning Vancouver singer raises her voice for International ME/CFS & FM Awareness Day

  Soprano and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis sufferer Jacqueline Ko presents Here I Stand, a benefit show for the ME/FM Society of BC This May, an award-winning soprano will sing to support chronic neuro-immune disease awareness. On Saturday, May 13th, 25-year-old Jacqueline Ko will present the gala benefit concert Here I Stand at Marpole United Church. The…

West of Main Art Walk Welcomes the Spring Season with 25th Anniversary Celebration 

  In recognition of milestone year, beloved studio tour expands geographical boundaries & hosts downtown exhibition    Artists in Our Midst  (AIOM) celebrates 25 years of open-door artistic explorations with the West of Main Art Walk, May 27 & 28, 2017. In its largest-ever year, the festivities stretch from Point Grey to Main Street and…

CELEBRATE OUR COASTS AND CANADA’S 150TH ANNIVERSARY AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S NIGHT AT THE AQUARIUM GALA

  Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre will be hosting a birthday bash like no other as it celebrates the nation’s 150th year at its annual signature gala, Night at the Aquarium, on Thursday, June 15. Foodies, wine lovers, and ocean ambassadors alike will celebrate Canada and its incredible coastlines at this award-winning gala fundraiser that…

MAMA Project installation and SuperMAMA performance at the Deer Lake Gallery, beginning this coming Mothers Day weekend

  Endorsed by the National Committee of UN Women Canada, the MAMA Project is a travelling art installation that inspires and facilitates expression and dialogue about motherhood. As mothers we nurture the minds and bodies of each new generation, and thus, in thoughtful mothering, we can reach for peace. Indeed for all of us –…

Pink Pearl embraces community supports by giving back

  Exquisite menu showcasing ‘4 decades of Chinese dinner fares’ kicks off a 4 month long campaign to benefit the Food Bank and Sowers Society Vancouver’s longest running Chinese restaurant Pink Pearl remains a neighbourhood favourite. Located ash the same East Vancouver location since its grand opening in 1980, this classic, dim sum and seafood house was…

ORIGINAL SALVADOR DALI SCULPTURE TEMPORARILY GIFTED TO THE CITY OF VANCOUVER

  Five-Month Complimentary Public Display of Dali’s Museum-Sized Sculpture Percentage of Chali-Rosso Gallery Sales During Exhibition Will Go to Arts Umbrella Chali-Rosso Art Gallery, Vancouver’s largest private gallery of original European Modern Master collections, today announced that it will temporarily gift the City of Vancouver with an original Salvador Dali three-dimensional, museum size, large scale bronze…

FROM TOFINO, WITH LOVE: TRIO OF TACOFINO VANCOUVER LOCATIONS GIVE BACK TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES THROUGH FUNDRAISING INITIATIVES

  Hastings-Sunrise, Gastown and Yaletown Restaurants Ring in Spring by Hosting Events to Benefit Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, Saint James Music Academy, Roundhouse Community Centre This spring, Tacofino is giving back to the community at large by holding a series of fundraising initiatives at its three Vancouver brick-and-mortar locations that will directly benefit the local neighbourhoods they…

SPIRITUAL ARTWORKS IN SPOTLIGHT AT THE (IN)FINITE EXHIBITION: A CELEBRATION OF THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ANGLICAN FOUNDATION OF CANADA

    (in)finite: spiritual conversations in cloth May 24 to June 4, 2017 Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, B.C.    Vancouver’s magnificent Christ Church Cathedral is set to showcase some truly inspirational works of art this spring. To mark the Anglican Foundation of Canada’s (AFC) diamond anniversary, the (in)finite: spiritual conversations in cloth exhibition explores the “finite limitations…