‘Raindrop: A Quest for Love’ to be staged at Gateway Theatre

A musical theatre, ‘Raindrop: A Quest for Love’, will be the center-piece at the 8th annual West Coast Tagore Festival on September 8. Its plot revolves around two parallel narratives of love and nature. In one narrative, the dance-drama presents Dhora, the protagonist, as a young woman secretively questing for love. Looking from outside, she…

Discover BC Wine Country with the Wines of British Columbia Trip Planner

As summer begins to wind down it can be the perfect time to do some BC Wine Country touring. There are so many regions to visit in British Columbia you’ll want to explore each region. For our first #FavouriteThings featured region we present the region of Kaleden Okanagan Falls Penticton Some of our favourite wineries are located…

Tofino Resort + Marina hosts Race for the Blue: September 7-15, 2018 $25,000 winner-takes-all tuna derby

Tofino’s leader in adventure experiences offers unique opportunities for fishing enthusiasts     This September, Tofino Resort + Marina brings the exhilarating tuna fishing experience to Tofino in their inaugural Race for the Blue derby. Taking place on September 7-15, 2018, the tournament’s $25,000 grand prize will draw the excitement of anglers from across the…

The Chan Centre Launches Dynamic 2018/19 Series with the Fiery Passion of Grammy Award-winning Aida Cuevas

The ‘Queen of Mariachi’ is Set to Dazzle in One-Night Engagement and Tribute to the Late Juan Gabriel The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) welcomes Grammy Award-winning Mexican superstar Aida Cuevas joined by her illustrious band Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán on September 22, 2018, at 8pm in the…

Indigenous stories of redemption and other Canadian narratives, plus advice for indie Oscar hopefuls and mentorship program at VIFF 2018

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018 The Vancouver International Film Festival’s (VIFF) film streams Sea to Sky presented by TELUS, and True North presented by Telefilm, offer moving Indigenous stories with the Western Canadian Premiere of Edge of the Knife, the first narrative feature in the Haida language; Picking Up…

Kay Meek Arts Centre and Wing & Prayer Productions present “Marion Bridge”

“Marion Bridge” at Kay Meek Arts Studio Theatre Leo Tolstoy’s oft-quoted line from Anna Karenina “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way” applies with bracing verisimilitude to Daniel MacIvor’s celebrated play Marion Bridge. When three estranged sisters (Agnes, Theresa and Louise) make the trip home to Cape Breton to care for…

Vancouver International Flamenco Festival

Flamenco Rosario Presents Vancouver International Flamenco Festival September 21-29, 2018 Featuring Spain’s Sara Calero – Petisa Loca (Crazy Girl) Vancouver venues including Vancouver Playhouse, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, Annex, Vancouver Public Library. www.vancouverflamencofestival.org   The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival announces its spellbinding 2018 lineup of local and international flamenco artists, September 21…

Le Dîner en Blanc Vancouver 2018 celebrated at most stunning location to date

Le Dîner en Blanc – Vancouver celebrated its seventh glamorous anniversary last night, welcoming 4,000 revelers to the grounds of VanDusen Botanical Garden! Once again, this year’s edition gave Vancouver a chance to exhibit their fashion sense, showcase their classy taste for design and elegance and share their culinary delights. World-renown for its photogenic moments, last night’s Le Dîner…

Chefs’ Table Society of BC hosts Wild Salmon Celebration August 25

2nd annual soirée deliciously celebrates the seasonal catch It’s that beautiful midsummer time of year in BC when seasonal ingredients like peaches and tomatoes shine on our plates, and wild sockeye salmon makes its seasonal run.   On Saturday, August 25, 2018, join the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia and the BC Salmon Marketing Council from 6:30pm-9pm, for…

Noble Ridge – We have a breath of fresh air for you!!

August is Sparkling month at Noble Ridge! We have several exciting events coming up including our sparkling vertical tasting at this month’s Winemaker Talks on August 23rd, or join us on Saturday August 25th, for our second annual Oysters & Bubbles Sparkling release party.   “Smoke-anagan” Surprise Pack Its smoky everywhere…might as well drink good wine!!   When smoke brings…

Last chance to get your hands on Rosé and Bubbly!

National Geographic PhotoArk  Looking for something fun to do while you are in the Okanagan? Come by Liquidity and enjoy the world famous National Geographic PhotoArk exhibit. This world famous travelling exhibit is still up in our gallery for a couple more weeks – ending September 3rd. Come by and enjoy Joel Sartore’s beautiful images…

The Vancouver Art Gallery presents Family FUSE Weekend Summer 2018: Listen to the Land 

When: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Gallery closes at 5:00 PM), August 25 & 26, 2018 Where: Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street  Admission: Free for Gallery Members, as well as children aged 12 & under when accompanied by an adult.  Adults and kids alike are invited to indulge their creativity at Vancouver Art Gallery…

Bard on the Beach welcomes Operas & Arias to Vanier Park on August 27 and September 3

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents its annual Opera & Arias concerts, bringing the most gorgeous melodies to life — from La Traviata, La Bohème, Die Fledermaus and more. Enjoy the 29th season of Bard on the Beach by attending a live performance of these best-loved opera selections which are sure to seduce, delight and inspire.   The…

The Apothecary Journey: A dinner pairing affair at Long Table Distillery

Featuring: Chef Curtis Luk with Long Table’s Brand Ambassador, Tarquin Melnyk Long Table Distillery is pleased to introduce ‘The Apothecary Journey’. Two nights of a one-of-a-kind collaborative pairing dinner on either Tuesday, August 21 or Wednesday, August 22, your choice. We’re working alongside one of Vancouver’s Top Chef Allstars with our awarded House Bartender for…

What’s your BC Wine Country Story? #Visit and #Vote #BestofBC18

  What’s your BC Wine Country Story? THE SIMILKAMEEN VALLEY The Similkameen Valley is a pristine stretch of vineyards, set amongst the dramatic backdrop of rugged and awe-inspiring mountains. Considered the “organic capital of Canada”, the area is known for small farms and producers dedicated to creating quality produce, delectable foods, and award-winning wines. Due…