West Side Story Here Until August 20th

  Sarah Rodgers, the acclaimed, Vancouver actor/director and 8 year veteran of Theatre Under the Stars, seized the moment and skillfully directed Bernstein and Sondheim’s 1957 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical classic, Westside Story.  A lover of Romeo and Juliet from which West Side Story is based, Rodgers stated that while Westside Story was one of…

Ballet BC’s ‘Babylon’ Comes Into Bloom  

Award-Winning Dance Company teams up with The Social Concierge to create a garden of delights   Ballet BC and The Social Concierge are proud to announce the launch of a spectacular cultural collaboration in Babylon, taking place at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza on Saturday, August 6, from 6pm to 10pm. A pas-de-deux celebration of nature’s beauty and the universal language of dance, Babylon…

#FridayFavourites – what to do this weekend thru July 15

  The Deighton Cup 2016 GIVEAWAY   Lobster Fest Returns to Provence   Don’t Miss This Evocative Entertainment Experience!   Marquis Wines Supports Vancouver Youth Pride       BOILING POINT: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2016 DATES FOR SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES   Gin & Meat Lovers Unite!   FRESH SHEET: ROYAL…

 SIX SPECTACULAR SUMMERTIME SPECIAL EVENTS AT BARD ON THE BEACH

  Throughout the months of July and August, Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival delivers great entertainment in addition to its four plays, with special events and activities for every taste. From Fireworks nights to concerts and glimpses behind-the-scenes, here are six unique special events at Bard this summer. 1.     Bard-B-Q & Fireworks – July…

Early Music Vancouver Announces First-Ever Vancouver Bach Festival

    ‘Best of Bach’ Lineup Brings World-Renowned Baroque Musicians to Heart of Downtown this Summer   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) proudly presents its first-ever Vancouver Bach Festival, August 2 –12, 2016, at Christ Church Cathedral and the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Audiences have the opportunity to experience some of J.S. Bach’s best known works on…

#FridayFavourites, including places to take DAD June 17 – 23

  Celebrate Dad with BBQ, Beer & Bocce.    BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR   Eat, Shop & Play at Rocky Mountain Flatbread on Father’s Day   THOMAS HAAS CHOCOLATES & PÂTISSERIE:   GIVE DAD A SPECIAL FAMILY MEMORY AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO JUNE 19   LONG TABLE DISTILLERY   SAVVY SERIES CLASS HOSTED BY LA…

TUTS Declares Summer of Love with Enchanting 2016 Season: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast & West Side Story

  Swoon-worthy musicals bring summer-long excitement and romance to Stanley Park’s scenic Malkin Bowl Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) invites audiences to fall in love this summer with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast & West Side Story, running July 6 – August 20, 2016 at Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl. On alternating evenings, audiences will be…

“Shed a Little Light” – Universal Gospel Choir 30 Years of Song

  It’s been 30 years since the Universal Gospel Choir (UGC) first stepped out on stage under the direction of Peter O’Loughlin. Now three decades later the acclaimed and crowd-wowing choir will be celebrating its history with two exuberant concerts titled, “Shed a Little Light” – Universal Gospel Choir 30 Years of Song. This special…

#FridayFavourites – some great ideas for June 3 – 9

  Lucky’s Doughnuts Packs A Punch on  National Doughnut Day: Friday, June 3   Wine Dinner – at Latab, featuring BC Wines, Lock & Worth, Nichol   Cien Boutique pop – up shop Saturday June 4 at OPUS Hotel Lounge   BEACH BAY CAFÉ KNOWS HOW TO PARTY: ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION INTRODUCES DAILY BRUNCH, SPECIAL…