#FridayFavourites – what’s happening November 4 – 11

  Jonny Staub from Virgin Radio and TDIAO welcome 60 dogs from California – to be rescued November 6th by pre-approved families.   FlyOver Canada Flight Ride Experience   SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   SWINE MEETS WINE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SUNDAY SUPPER…

Alchemy Theatre presents Eva Le Gallienne & Florida Friebus’ Alice in Wonderland

  Affordable, family friendly fun in the midst of the holiday season! Outlandish creatures and quizzical conversations fill the stage as Alchemy Theatre brings you one of the most imaginative tales ever written, Alice in Wonderland which runs December 8th to 18th at the intimate black box theatre, Studio 1398 on Granville Island. This visually stunning production combines…

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 98th season

 NOVEMBER CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS    Globe-trotting adventure, earth-shaking music and an internationally-renowned orchestra   The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 98th season is your ticket to a rich variety of classical, popular and culturally diverse music, delivered in performances as passionate as they are engaging. Music is an international language which we aim to share with audiences of…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you… …

We’ll put a spell on you… 

  Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) celebrates the season of goblins and Jack-O-Lanterns with its own SPOOKtacular event – Halloween Monster Match, Saturday October 29 starting at 7:30 pm at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. For this one night, the Improv Centre is transformed with HAUNTing décor into an eerie sepulchre worthy of any Demon…

Turning Point Ensemble presents  UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

  Sat. Nov. 5 @ 3pm & Sun. Nov. 6 @8pm Roundhouse Community Centre   Turning Point Ensemble in collaboration with Music on Main’s Modulus Festival is presenting Under the Microscope, Nov. 5 & 6th at the Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews in Yaletown.  Under the Microscope is a special opportunity to meet and hear the members of TPE’s exceptional ensemble close-up and personal in solo, duo,…

Stone’s Throw Productions is presenting The Most Massive Woman Wins

  November 9-12 after Suitcase Stories (approx. 10pm) at Pacific Theatre   THE MOST MASSIVE WOMAN WINS by Madeleine George “I’m about to have my body surgically removed” November  9 – 12 IN SHORT: Stone’s Throw Productions presents The Most Massive Woman Wins by Madeleine George. Four woman sitting in the waiting room of a liposuction clinic explore their perceptions of body…

ITSAZOO Announces Hold Over  of Site-Specific Horror Event: – Hidden –

    Eight performances added to the run of slasher-inspired event of the Halloween season    Due to overwhelming demand, ITSAZOO will extend the run of the bone-chilling, site-specific horror event Hidden by one week. Eight newly added performances will see the show run at UBC Botanical Garden through to November 19, 2016. “We are deeply appreciative of the outpouring…

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…

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…

The Chan Centre Presen­­ts Brain An Acclaimed Work by Spoken Word Artist Brendan McLeod

  Author and slam poet tackles mental illness and complex nuances of  the human mind as part of Chan Centre’s Beyond Words series The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Brain, a hilarious and heartbreaking monologue about the mind, mental illness, and friendship on November 17 at 7:30pm in the Telus Studio Theatre as part…