PASSIONS 2018 SHOWCASES VANCOUVER’S TOP CHEFS

What happens when twenty of Vancouver’s best chefs get together? Vancouver chefs are passionate about creating beautiful food. They’re also passionate about ensuring that some our most vulnerable community members receive compassionate care. These elements come together to create one amazing affair – Passions 2018, taking place September 26 at Performance Works on Granville Island…

DIWALI IN B.C. TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 3 TO NOVEMBER 17

SIX-WEEK EVENT EXPLORES AND CELEBRATES ‘NEW HORIZONS’ THROUGH THEATRE, DANCE, AND CULTURALLY SPECIFIC WORKSHOPS ACROSS VANCOUVER, COQUITLAM, VERNON, MAPLE RIDGE, AND NANAIMO DETAILS AT WWW.DIWALIBC.CA Award-winning Artistic Director of Diwali in B.C., Rohit Chokhani is pleased to announce the 2018 programming for Diwali in B.C. – a provincial initiative aimed at making Diwali celebrations province-wide…

VIFF 2018 hosts Dr. Jane Goodall and VIFF Impact Award

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018 As part of its Impact programming stream, the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is partnering with the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada (JGI Canada) to host a special charity screening of the documentary Jane followed by a 45-minute Q&A with Dr. Goodall herself on…

Four Seasons Vancouver Organizes 38th Annual Terry Fox Run in Vancouver Run, Raise Funds and Enjoy an Entertainment-filled Morning in Stanley Park, September 16

For the 38th consecutive year, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts proudly continues its role as a founding sponsor of the annual Terry Fox Runs, which supports the legacy of Terry Fox worldwide, aiming to raise awareness as well as funds for cancer research. The enthusiastic team from Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is thrilled to stage the…

Chefs’ Table Society of BC’s Slow Fish Dinner Returns

Get up close to chefs for the 5th celebration of sustainable seafood!   Lovers of local seafood and social times rejoice as the Chefs’ Table Society of BC‘s Slow Fish Canada Dinner returns for the 5th year to the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) on Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 6pm-9pm.   This annual event allows seafood lovers to gather and indulge in…

ARTS UMBRELLA MAKES A SPLASH WITH CHARITABLE ART AUCTION AND GALA

36th annual event raises funds to support youth arts programming A magical night awaits guests of Splash, Arts Umbrella’s highly anticipated art auction and gala, the proceeds from which support youth arts programming across Metro Vancouver. Presented by TD Bank Group, the annual event brings art-lovers together for a show-stopping evening featuring live performances, delicious food, and,…

Modern Architecture + Design Society Home Tour Saturday, September 15 in Vancouver

Our Modern Home Tours give people a chance to explore and view some of the greatest examples of modern architecture right in their own city via self-guided tour. Year after year, we provide a fun, enlightening day of local sight-seeing and open-house-style visits for lovers of architecture, design, real estate, and, anyone who enjoys seeing…

Tofino Resort + Marina hosts Race for the Blue: September 7-15, 2018 $25,000 winner-takes-all tuna derby

Tofino’s leader in adventure experiences offers unique opportunities for fishing enthusiasts     This September, Tofino Resort + Marina brings the exhilarating tuna fishing experience to Tofino in their inaugural Race for the Blue derby. Taking place on September 7-15, 2018, the tournament’s $25,000 grand prize will draw the excitement of anglers from across the…

Chefs’ Table Society of BC hosts Wild Salmon Celebration August 25

2nd annual soirée deliciously celebrates the seasonal catch It’s that beautiful midsummer time of year in BC when seasonal ingredients like peaches and tomatoes shine on our plates, and wild sockeye salmon makes its seasonal run.   On Saturday, August 25, 2018, join the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia and the BC Salmon Marketing Council from 6:30pm-9pm, for…

FEAST OF FIELDS BOASTS SOME OF THE BEST FOOD & DRINK OF BC

Feast of Fields is FarmFolk CityFolk’s annual local food celebration and fundraiser, highlighting the contribution local chefs, restaurants, farmers, ranchers, fishers, food artisans, vintners, brewers and distillers make to our local economy. It emphasizes how they are connected to the land, support the regional economy, and create the most delicious local, seasonal and sustainable flavours BC has to offer. 2018 marks the 10th Anniversary of Feast…

CULMINA FAMILY ESTATE WINERY TOASTS FIFTH ANNIVERSARY WITH WEEKEND OF FESTIVITIES SEPTEMBER 14, 15, 16

Triggs Family Welcomes Guests for Series of Celebrations Including Collaborative Chefs’ Dinner Featuring Library Wines and Exclusive ‘Anniversary Rosé’, Donates Tasting Fees to Local Charity   A pioneering family that helped blaze the trail for BC’s flourishing wine industry will raise a glass to five fruitful years for Culmina Family Estate Winery when Don, Elaine…

Chefs’ Table Society of BC Takes a Stand Against Farmed Atlantic Salmon

Chefs ‘walk the talk’ with a wild salmon event August 25 While you likely have heard of their signature events in Vancouver, (the Spot Prawn Festival, the Curry Cup and more) the Chefs’ Table Society (CTS) is the organization in the background making these events and other things happen.   A non-profit organization since 2004,…

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…