TACOFINO TEAMS UP WITH SUPERFLUX AND FOUR WINDS BREWING COMPANIES TO CREATE SMALL-BATCH DIABLO COOKIE PORTER

Inspired by Tacofino’s Famous Diablo Cookie, Custom Collaboration Brew Set for Release at Tacofino Locations and Strathcona Brewing Company Starting November 21   The cookie crumbles in the craft beer community this month when Tacofino joins forces with the brew crews at Superflux and Four Winds to create a new custom small-batch Diablo Cookie Porter, available beginning…

Some Assembly Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of How Star Wars Saved My Life

  How Star Wars Saved My Life written and performed by Nicholas Harrison December 6-10, 2017 at Performance Works (1218 Cartwright Street, Granville Island)   How Star Wars Saved My Life is an empowering true story of courage from an adult survivor of childhood sexual and physical abuse from priests. Using the power of pop culture’s…

North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX

  Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX. A multi-award-winning German radio play by Wolfram Lotz, The Ridiculous Darkness is a boldly satirical, modern mash-up of the classic…

AnnaLena Holiday News 

     Holiday Menus, Parties, Catering and Team Member Updates   After a bustling summer season, the team at Kitsilano’s popular AnnaLena restaurant gears up for entertaining during the festive holiday season. New this year is a family-style holiday tasting menu, restaurant buy-outs, private catering  and a sparkly New Year’s Eve tasting menu.   Family-Style Tasting Menu  …

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Shop the Wine Sale at Tulalip Resort

  Tulalip Resort’s annual Taste of Tulalip Holiday Wine Sale is the perfect place to do some holiday shopping. Their sale will feature over 100 remarkable wine selections from around the world, and will be held on Tuesday, November 21; Wednesday, November 22; and Black Friday, November 24 from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. While…

DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL EVENT TICKETS ON SALE NOW

  A New Crop of Culinary Events Announced for 2018 Festival   Get your stretchy pants ready! Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s event tickets are on sale now. In addition to prix fixe menus at hundreds of restaurants across the city, foodies can choose from over 35 unique culinary events happening between January 19 and February…

A Pair of Queens Wins Every Time

  What happens when two queens get together? A lot of racy, outrageous hilarity and wicked wit. Join Vancouver TheatreSports’™ (VTSL)  very own Christmas Queen with her special guest co-host, drag star The Unstoppable Conni Smudge for five very naughty (but nice) late-late night holiday season shows, Saturday evenings at 11:15 pm, starting November 25…

Discover Dance! Flamenco Rosario November 30th

  The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series Flamenco Rosario Thursday November 30, 2017 at 12 noon Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver Tickets $14/$12 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca   The November edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! noon hour series…

Canadian Club 40 Year – Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestion

  This is the Canadian Whisky that deserves the title iconic. Who could forget the sight of dozens of Canadian Club whisky bottles smashing against the pier at the opening of each Boardwalk Empire episode, fortunately only the bottles were real, the contents were not. Or what was the drink of choice on Madmen? Canadian Club rye whisky of course. I have…

DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL IS COOKING UP A TASTY LINEUP FOR 2018

Canada’s largest food and drink festival returns January 19 to February 4 Dine Out Vancouver Festival returns in 2018 with a mouth-watering lineup of special menus, culinary events and travel perks for its 16th year. Locals and visitors alike can look forward to a citywide celebration of feasting and fun at Canada’s largest food and…

Early Music Vancouver Brings New Life to Holiday Tradition of Handel’s Messiah

  Baroque Specialists Offer Audiences a New and Exciting Take on a Celebrated Yuletide Masterpiece   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) invites White Rock and Vancouver audiences to experience the energy and drama of its first-ever production of Handel’s Messiah, November 30, 2017 at 7:30pm at the White Rock Baptist Church, and December 1 & 2, 2017…

 45th Annual Christmas at Hycroft

  The events held at Hycroft were legendary, the guest book read like a Who’s Who of the 20’s and 30’s and contained names of visiting royalty, well-known business associates, politicians and the social elite of Vancouver. We continue the tradition of great events at Hycroft with Christmas at Hycroft, the single largest fundraiser for…

FARMER’S APPRENTICE WELCOMES KINOME JAPANESE KITCHEN FOR SECOND COLLABORATIVE DINNER OF 2017

  Chefs Gunawan and Matarai Join Forces to Host a Six-Course Dinner with Sake, Wine Pairings on November 20   Farmer’s Apprentice Chef/Owner David Gunawan and Chef/Owner Ryoma Matarai of Kitsilano restaurant Kinome Japanese Kitchen will combine their culinary talents for a special collaborative dinner at the award-winning South Granville dining room on Monday, November 20…

She’s BAAAAACK! Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa

  Vancouver TheatreSports’ The Christmas Queen, in all her nasty glory is returning this holiday season with the latest instalment in the series, Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa, running from November 22 to December 23, Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 pm.There will also be two additional matinee performances on Sunday, December 10 and December…

Western Canada’s First Roots Enhanced Experience Store Launches at Vancouver CF Pacific Centre

  Where Comfort, Style, Personalization and eCommerce Endless Aisle Meet   Iconic Canadian retailer, Roots (TSX: ROOT) (“Roots”), unveils its new 3,868-square-foot Roots Cabin concept store to the public on November 8 at Vancouver’s CF Pacific Centre, growing its presence in British Columbia to 19 stores. The first of its kind in Western Canada, and…

“Sink or Swim” (written by & starring Beverley Elliott) – November 16th – 25th – at Gateway Theatre in Richmond

​​ HappyGoodThings Productions is thrilled to present a second 2017 run of Beverley Elliott’s poignant, playful and achingly relatable production of Sink or Swim at Gateway Theatre in Richmond from Thursday, November 16th – Saturday, November 25th.  Voted 2016’s Pick of the Vancouver Fringe Festival, this audience favourite and the critically acclaimed show is a standout! Known to fans around the world…

“TALKING TURKEY” DAY 2017 AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO

  Thanksgiving Madness is on Throughout the Resort   Thanksgiving Day celebrations are bountiful this year for the entire family at Tulalip Resort Casino. The acclaimed culinary team at Tulalip are cooking up their annual turkey day madness for November 23. Below are highlights of the featured feasts from around the Resort with a choice…

Starbucks introduces NEW Holiday Beverage!

  The holidays are always better with a hot beverage filled with the delicious, sweet flavours of the season! This year Starbucks is adding the Toasted White Chocolate Mocha (embargoed 11/9) to its beloved holiday drink menu. An instant holiday classic, this beverage features Starbucks new Toasted White Chocolate Mocha sauce, signature espresso and steamed milk, topped with…