Canada-China Culture Development Association presents A Soaring Evening of Silver Screen Classics & Iconic Soundtracks:

  China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra perform Hollywood & Chinese film scores as iconic scenes are projected on a massive screen   Beijing’s China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra (CBFSO) celebrates the magic of the movies with Cinema in Concert, January 12, 8pm at The Orpheum. Led by acclaimed conductor Pang Ka Pang, the internationally-renowned CBFSO…

This year, celebrate a memorable New Year’s Eve at Dockside Restaurant

  Delicious Table d’Hôte dinner followed by 80s Dance Party in the lounge   Say goodbye to the year past and welcome the year to come with dinner and dancing at Dockside Restaurant in the Granville Island Hotel. The celebrations start in the dining room with a special Table d’Hôte menu accompanied by live jazz…

18th ANNUAL CHUTZPAH! FESTIVAL

  Lisa Nemetz International Jewish Performing Arts Festival February 15 – March 15, 2018   Full Lineup Announced and All Tickets on Sale on December 13 for The Exciting 18th Annual Chutzpah! Festival          Performances at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Rickshaw Theatre, Fox Cabaret                                                                                                          Organizers today announced the dates and the…

Toast to the New Year at Tableau Bar Bistro

   A three-course traditional French menu with a twist On Sunday, December 31, Tableau Bar Bistro will offer a special three-course dinner menu with suggested wine pairings for each dish. Created by Executive Chef Tret Jordan and Head Chef Dan Vichitthavong, the first course, plats principaux and dessert features will showcase fresh West Coast ingredients…

MEILLEURS VŒUX: AU COMPTOIR COUNTS DOWN TO 2018 WITH NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER SERVICE

    Raise a Glass, Turn the Calendar Courtesy of Chef Daniel McGee’s Signature Paris-by-way-of-West-Coast Cuisine   Acclaimed Kitsilano brasserie Au Comptoir is inviting guests to bid ‘au revoir’ to 2017 and join them in raising a glass to the new year in fine style by taking part in a four-course French-inspired New Year’s Eve…

Spread Some Holiday Cheer With Beer 

  Vancouver Craft Beer Week Releases Super Early Bird Tickets Priced For Gift-Giving    Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW) is spreading holiday cheer by releasing a limited quantity of specially priced tickets for the highly anticipated 2018 festival. Featuring more than 100 craft breweries and cideries pouring over 300 beers and ciders, live music, food trucks,…

Gear up for Winter with Stay, Ski and Adventure Packages and a  Handy New Chat Feature at Four Seasons Whistler

  Winter arrived early at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler where the snow started falling in October. The village is abuzz with the locals boasting the best conditions for the earliest opening in the past two decades. With opening day in the books, this winter is gearing up to be one of epic proportions. The resort…

Get friends and family together for an early Christmas celebration at Dockside

  Turkey lunch and dinner offered December 22nd-24th to make holiday planning easier   Organizing a Christmas feast seems to get more complicated with every passing year. Multiple groups of family and friends combined with conflicting travel schedules often make getting everyone together for the holiday meal impossible.   This year, Dockside Restaurant is offering…

Get dreaming ‘bout a weird Christmas

Weirdos Holiday Market, Dec. 16 + 17, caters to shoppers who treasure unconventional gift-giving     Surprise and delight your nearest and dearest this holiday season with items that were absolutely not on their list — because they never even knew they existed. The inaugural Weirdos Holiday Market takes place at Betamax Art Studios, 2244…

Early Music Vancouver Brings Holiday Warmth with Beloved Annual Festive Cantatas: Vivaldi’s Gloria and Magnificat

Monica Huggett Leads All-Female Ensemble of Baroque Specialists, Giving Audiences the Chance to Hear These Works As They Were Originally Conceived Early Music Vancouver (EMV) is proud to present Festive Cantatas: Vivaldi’s Gloria and Magnificat on December 23, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. For this year’s edition of the…

Nita Lake Lodge welcomes Executive Chef James Olberg to open the new Aura Restaurant 

Fresh new menus will complement exciting restaurant re-design this winter season Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler’s only lakeside boutique hotel, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Executive Chef James Olberg. Olberg brings a strong knowledge of French techniques and a deep love of West Coast ingredients, combining a respect for traditional cooking methods with modern…

PRIME TIME Miku to launch new signature aburi experience with Aburi Prime

  When Aburi Restaurants’ Miku (70-200 Granville Street) first introduced its aburi “flame-seared” technique to Vancouver in 2008, guests were curious and became enamoured with the new sushi concept through word-of-mouth. Now, aburi is a word synonymous with Miku, and aburi oshi “pressed” sushi is a ubiquitous part of Vancouver’s Japanese restaurant scene. On December…

Bring On Tomorrow Co. and Kay Meek Centre Warm Up the Winter Season with Little Women

   Louisa May Alcott’s Heartfelt Tale of Four Sisters Inspires Anew  in Beloved Musical Adaption for Families of All Ages   Bring On Tomorrow Co. (BOTCo) and Kay Meek Centre offer a performance as cozy as a hearth fire for the holidays: Little Women, the musical adaption of Louisa May Alcott’s tale of four sisters, running…

CULINARY COUNTDOWN: RING IN 2018 WITH EXCLUSIVE NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENTS AT FARMER’S APPRENTICE AND SISTER WINE BAR GRAPES & SODA

South Granville Establishments Invite Revelers to Turn the Calendar with Celebratory Dining Experiences Featuring Multi-Course Farm-to-Table Menus, Wine Pairings   Acclaimed locavore chef David Gunawan and his team at Farmer’s Apprentice and sister wine bar Grapes & Soda are ushering in the new year in inimitable farm-to-table fashion by hosting exclusive dinner services at both South Granville…

DELIGHTFUL AND DELICIOUS UNDER THE TOPTABLE TREE

  – Celebrate the Holidays with Toptable Group –   The jolly season is almost upon us and with it the festive cheer and good tidings that make this such a wondrous time of year. Whether you’re celebrating at home or from a home-away-from-home, Toptable Group invites you to experience a mountainside holiday with Whistler’s Araxi Restaurant…

RING IN 2018 WITH AN INDULGENT NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT WILDEBEEST ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31

  Gastown Hotspot Ushers in the New Year with Signature Seasonally Inspired, Ingredient-Driven Four-Course Feast with Optional Wine Pairings    Wildebeest is inviting revellers to take part in a deliciously decadent New Year’s Eve celebration when the Gastown hotspot hosts a four-course feast with optional wine pairings to ring in 2018 on Sunday, December 31…