Theatre Under the Stars Announces Week-Long Hold Over of Magical 2018 Season

Seven performances added in fifth consecutive extension in TUTS’ 70+ year history Due to overwhelming demand, Theatre Under the Stars’ (TUTS) hit productions of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street will extend their runs by one week. The seven newly added performances will run on alternating evenings at Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl through August…

VANCOUVER OPERA ANNOUNCES TICKETS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE

TICKETS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE FOR VANCOUVER OPERA’S 2018/19 SEASON AND ITS 3RD ANNUAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL   Tickets and subscription packages are now available for the upcoming blockbuster 2018—2019 Vancouver Opera’s Season & Festival. The Season opens with Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe), an Art Nouveau-inspired comedic operetta (October 20—28, 2018, Queen…

The Vancouver Art Gallery Announces the Major Fall Exhibition Guo Pei: Couture Beyond

Fashion Masterpieces by China’s Illustrious Couturière to be Presented in Canadian Premiere   The Vancouver Art Gallery announces the Canadian premiere of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond, an exhibition of breathtaking designs from China’s foremost couturière, to be presented October 13, 2018 to January 20, 2019. Exquisite, theatrical, inimitable, Guo’s oeuvre of immaculately-crafted masterpieces evoke the…

Murals and music meet in Mount Pleasant

City of Vancouver supports Vancouver Mural Festival, running August 6-11, for third year in a row Continuing its commitment to enlivening the streetscape and maintaining and enhancing Vancouver’s arts and culture scene, the City of Vancouver is supporting next week’s Vancouver Mural Festival, which celebrates the work of 40 artists from both the Lower Mainland and…

Bard on the Beach Extends Its Record-Breaking 29th Season With Added Shows

  Bard on the Beach announced that as a result of record-breaking demand for its ‘60s-inspired romantic comedy As You Like It, the Festival’s 29th season will be extended by a week to allow for added performances. The closing night for the Beatles-song-filled musical will now be on Friday, September 28, with four added performances…

HERE’S YOUR ‘CUE: RAILTOWN REVIVES POPULAR SATURDAY ‘TAILGATE’ BARBECUE EVENTS FOR LIMITED ENGAGEMENT THIS AUGUST

Railtown Chefs, Co-Owners Dan Olson and Tyler Day Bring the Heat, Carve the Meat, Hold Court at The Return of Railtown’s Southern-Inspired Barbecue and Streetside Parties     After a two-year hiatus, Railtown Cafe’s perennially sold-out Saturday al-fresco-style Tailgate Barbecues are back for two exclusive events at their original location in the heart of Vancouver’s historic…

COMMERCIAL DRIVE WELCOMES PEPINO’S SPAGHETTI HOUSE

Italian-American inspired “red-sauce joint’ serves up heaping portions of spaghetti and nostalgia in the heart of Little Italy    When Nick Felicella, proprietor of famed “red sauce restaurant” Nick’s Spaghetti House, decided to retire after 62 years in business on Commercial Drive, the team behind Osteria Savio Volpe jumped at the chance to take over…

Tasty Temptations Await at Provence’s Tomato Fest

TOMATOES, TOMAHTOES, POMODORO AND TOMATES ALL CELEBRATE SUMMER FLAVOURS AT PROVENCE’S TOMATO FESTIVAL   Everyone agrees that the tomato is the ultimate summer flavor. “They are the taste of the sun, and remind me of long summer days when I was a child in Provence,” says Provence Marinaside’s Executive Chef Jean Francis Quaglia. Eaten fresh-picked…

Announcing the 2018/2019 Theatre Wire Season

Theatre Wire Package & SeeMore Theatre Package both offer great value September 11, 2018 – July 27, 2019 Various Venues and Showtimes (see below for details) Tickets start at $19.99 and Packages start at $52.50 Tickets and Info: TheatreWire.com Offering independent theatre year-round, Theatre Wire’s 2018/2019 season features two package options: the Theatre Wire Package…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents ‘WTF – What the Fun!’ (Fridays/Saturdays at 11:15pm)

Expect the Unexpected at VTS’ WTF – What the Fun! Fridays & Saturdays at 11:15pm End your week with laughs at WTF – What the Fun!, the newest late, late-night show from Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTS), which takes place Fridays and Saturdays at 11:15pm at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Tickets start at $10.75 and…

Tickets Available for Wild Salmon Celebration August 25

Local chefs show support for sustainable BC salmon   Summer in British Columbia means that the seasonal delicacies appear, and that includes fresh, ocean-caught wild salmon.   In collaboration with BC Salmon Marketing Council, the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia (CTS) hosts the second annual Wild Salmon Celebration event at the dockside of False…

Rohit Chokhani Announces 2018 Programming for Project SAT

RECIPIENT OF THE VANCOUVER NOW REPRESENTATION AND INCLUSION AWARD AT THIS YEAR’S JESSIE RICHARDSON THEATRE AWARDS CEREMONY, ROHIT CHOKHANI ANNOUNCES 2018 PROGRAMMING FOR PROJECT SAT   WORKSHOP FACILITATORS INCLUDE INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS MEENA NATARAJAN AND DIPANKAR MUKHERJEE FROM PANGEA WORLD THEATER, AND INDO-CANADIAN AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT AND NOVELIST ANOSH IRANI Award-winning producer, director, and recipient of the Vancouver…

YOU BETTER WORK, FISH! CELEBRATE PRIDE AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S AFTER HOURS

Get freaky and fabulous at the next After Hours on Thursday, August 9 at Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative. High-energy drag performances and shocking aquatic animal sex talks will keep Pride Week vibes strong throughout the evening. Leave the kids with the sitter, dress in your finest drag, grab a drink, and let loose…

Wine Country – The Terrace at Mission Hill Family Estate

Terrace Restaurant at Mission Hill Family Estate vineyards is a not to be missed culinary destination on your next trip to BC Wine Country. Chef Patrick Gayler former Sous Chef at Waterfront Wines has been instrumental, along with an experienced and supportive staff, in transitioning this classic and stately outdoor dining room into a very approachable…

LEADING CANADIAN MUSEUM DIRECTOR EXPLORES INDIAN ART WITH UNIQUE STUDY TOUR

Well-known expert in Indian art Stephen Inglis will be returning as the tour host of Exploring the Arts & Artisans of South India¸ a unique cultural and educational tour exploring the country’s artistic traditions. Inglis curated the permanent “South Asia Collections” at the UBC Museum of Anthropology and piloted the first major survey of Indian art in…

Whistler’s First Ever Multimedia Nightwalk Opens at Cougar Mountain

Vallea Lumina launches in Whistler Last night, Tuesday July 17th 2018, saw the long-awaited Vallea Lumina launch its spectacular multimedia nightwalk at Whistler’s Cougar Mountain. Over 600 guests gathered in the mountain’s old-growth forest to walk the 1.5km trail for the first time, celebrating the opening of Whistler’s newest immersive experience.   Vallea Lumina is the eighth…

Enjoy the best of Whistler’s summer with happy hour on the patio at Hy’s Steakhouse

While Whistler’s reputation may be built on skiing, it’s also a very special place during the summer months. And, no trip to Whistler would be complete without a visit to Hy’s – Whistler’s Best Steakhouse.   Hy’s Steakhouse invites guests to celebrate summer on the mountain and experience their newly opened patio. Enjoy the mountain…

Naramata Wineries Tailgate Party September 8

Naramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 8 Bootleg Bash Celebrating Naramata’s Early Roots Its time to Tailgate and the twenty – eight member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association are prepping for  our annual “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” on September 8. This is a wine and…