Gifted Young Artists Explore Topical Themes of Self-Image, Family Dynamics and Gender Roles in – Arts Umbrella’s Expressions Theatre Festival –

The next generation of Vancouver actors shine in beloved theatre classics and an insightful original work   Arts Umbrella is thrilled to unveil the lineup of the 2018 Expressions Theatre Festival, running May 17 – 26, 2018 at the Waterfront Theatre. Showcasing the talented young artists in Arts Umbrella’s Intensive, Pre-Professional and Theatre Conservatory Programs, this…

Calling All Young Theatre Lovers: Realize Your Dreams this Summer at Bard on the Beach with – Young Shakespeareans –

Annual Summer Theatre Camps and Workshops Invite Children & Teens to Work with Bard Actors to Discover, Create & Perform Their Own Visions of Iconic Shakespeare Plays Bard on the Beach announces the return of its annual Young Shakespeareans Summer Theatre Camps and Teen Workshops, with sessions beginning July 3 and running through to August…

L’ABATTOIR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL 2018 DATES FOR NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS, VANCOUVER’S MOST EXCLUSIVE AND INTIMATE DINING EXPERIENCE

Following a year of sold-out events and critical acclaim, No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews — the world-class ‘restaurant within a restaurant’ concept launched in 2017 by the award-winning team behind Gastown’s L’Abattoir — has unveiled its upcoming dates for summer 2018. The first restaurant of its kind in Vancouver, No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews has announced a new series…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents Canadian Comedy Icon Colin Mochrie

May 24 & 26 at The Improv Centre at 7:30pm May 25 at The Vogue Theatre at 7:30pm    Tickets on Sale Now at www.vtsl.com   Colin Mochrie, Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) alumnus, and star of Whose Line Is It Anyway, returns this May to Vancouver TheatreSports™ for three laugh-packed performances – Thursday, May 24 and Saturday, May 26 at The Improv Centre at 7:30pm;…

HARVEST COMMUNITY FOODS GETS THE FIRST TASTE OF SPRING

Produce-packed share bags star seasonal ingredients  from leading organic farms   Harvest Community Foods is celebrating spring with a fresh crop of tasty delights. The shift in seasons means Harvest’s Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) bags are jam-packed with newly delivered produce sourced from local growers, including a healthy selection from pioneering organic farm, Klippers Organics.  …

ITSAZOO Descends into Western Canadian Premiere of David James Brock’s Award-Winning Play – WET –

Immersive Production Gathers Intimate Audiences Below Ground in Russian Hall Basement to Explore Challenging, Complex Story of a Damaged Military Homecoming  ITSAZOO presents the Western Canadian Premiere of David James Brock’s award-winning drama, WET, May 8-27, 2018 in the basement of The Russian Hall. Chelsea Haberlin directs this thought-provoking tale of love, abandonment, and the…

VTSL Invites You to Share Some Laughs with Your Mom at the ‘Mother of All Mother’s Day Shows’

MOM=WOW Sunday, May 13 at The Improv Centre at 4pm  Tickets on Sale Now at www.vtsl.com You’ve probably given your Mother more than a few grey hairs over the years; isn’t it about time you gave her some laughs instead? Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) is pleased to celebrate Moms everywhere with its ‘mother of all Mother’s Day…

Coastal City Ballet Announces Season Finale with Choreographer Irene Schneider’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mischief, Magic and Misadventure of Shakespeare’s Beloved Play Re-imagined in Full-length Ballet   Coastal City Ballet closes its 2017/18 season with the remount of Irene Schneider’s enchanting ballet, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, May 19 at Vancouver Playhouse and June 8 at Surrey Arts Centre. Set to the exquisite music of Felix Mendelssohn, this full-length…

CAROUSEL THEATRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE and TOUCHSTONE THEATRE present

The Lawyer Show 2018: The Drowsy Chaperone May 3 – 5, 2018 Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island Each spring, Vancouver’s legal community comes together to create this high-spirited event and a valued tradition, The Lawyer Show, a fundraiser for two of Vancouver’s most cherished theatre institutions: Carousel Theatre for Young People and Touchstone Theatre. More…

Tide to Table: Tofino Resort + Marina offers guests the fundamentals of freediving and marine-harvesting

Tofino’s newest resort cements its adventure offering with two freediver training trips Tofino’s newest adventure hub, Tofino Resort + Marina announces dates for two, multi-day Tide to Table freedive training courses this spring, as the resort continues to strengthen its adventure offering on Vancouver Island’s wild West Coast. In partnership with Victoria-based Bottom Dwellers Freediving,…

Chef Jeff Koop Launches Pop-Up Restaurant Series at Mamie Taylor’s

“Chicago Steakhouse” debuts a series of themed, one-night pop-ups in Mamie Taylor’s Chinatown dining room Mamie Taylor’s Chef Jeff Koop is bringing the flavours of the world to Vancouver with an internationally themed pop-up restaurant series. These intimate, ticketed dinners will host 16 curious culinary adventurers at each of two seatings behind the green velvet…

Four Seasons Resort Whistler Welcomes Annual Hublot Diamond Rally Charity Challenge

150 Rally Teams Cruise the Sea-to-Sky to Raise Funds Benefiting Over 25 Local Charities  May 5 to 6    From Vancouver’s lights to Whistler’s mountains and beyond, the sixth annual Hublot Diamond Rally Charity Challenge cruises Canada’s most scenic road – the Sea-to-Sky highway for charity. Not your typical road race, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler…

AnnaLena + Whistler’s Audain Art Museum Team Up for Exclusive Five-Course Tasting Menu

Join the Inaugural Long Table Dinner on Saturday, April 21 in Whistler, BC     Don’t miss the partnership of two dedicated art lovers in the Pacific Coastal Mountains this spring. AnnaLena Restaurant and the Audain Art Museum of Whistler are sharing synergies in this deliciously creative collaboration.   AnnaLena is about imagination, creativity and possibility…

4th Annual Vancouver World Music Festival

World Rhythms for Youth Society and CubbyHole Artists Present 4th Annual Vancouver World Music Festival April 26-29, 2018 Performance Venues: Imperial, Guilt and Co. NEW – WorldBeat Sunday – FREE Family-Friendly Performances on April 29 from 11:30am to 3:30pm Featuring Kutapira, Youth Performers and Percussion Workshops Trout Lake Community Centre   Tickets prices are only…

Heroic Opera presents Richard Strauss’ Bloodiest Opera Elektra

Hailed as “The First Freudian Opera”, Elektra is a tale of murder, betrayal, desperation, and the desire for vengeance that can consume us all. Richard Strauss’ bloody masterpiece is brought to life by Vancouver’s Heroic Opera Company with music that is powerful, raw, and jarring, and has been met with acclaim and controversy the world…

The Chan Centre presents Australian Contemporary Circus Company To Showcase Gravity-Defying Stunts at Chan Centre

The Chan Centre presents Australia’s One-of-a-Kind Circa  in Astonishing Vancouver Premiere of Opus Renowned Circus Company pairs Impeccable Choreography with Evocative Shostakovich Quartets The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Australia’s bold contemporary circus company, Circa, with their exhilarating performance Opus on April 28, 2018 at 8pm…