Wines of British Columbia Storm Seattle with BC’s Top Chefs!

  The Wines of British Columbia will be in the Seattle spotlight during a multi-chef collaborative BC VQA Wine-paired dinner in partnership with Ocean Wise sustainable seafood at Tavolàta Capitol Hill restaurant on June 8. This 100 percent BC wine and seafood dinner brings together the creative talents of winemakers and chefs to celebrate the best of BC wine…

POWER AND PREJUDICE: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE JOINS THE 28TH SEASON OF BARD ON THE BEACH

  Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 28th season with a provocative interpretation of The Merchant of Venice. Playing on the Howard Family Stage from June 22 to September 16, the production shines a spotlight on themes that are particularly relevant in 2017, including religious prejudice and discrimination and the use and abuse…

THE FAIR AT THE PNE UNVEILS 2017 LINE UP

  NEW PROGRAMMING, WORLD RENOWNED MUSICAL ACTS, AND RETURNING FAVOURITES     The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) has unveiled its line-up for the 2017 Fair at the PNE, British Columbia’s most iconic event and beloved tradition for thousands of families from across the province. Featuring special shows to celebrate Canada 150th birthday, internationally acclaimed musical…

Museum of Vancouver Seeks Stories to Trust in a Post-Truth World with Thought-Provoking Exhibition  – Unbelievable – 

Rare and Amazing Artifacts Reveal Sensational Stories & Secrets of Vancouver The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) poses provocative questions about our perception of stories with Unbelievable – a new exhibition on display June 24 – September 24, 2017. Diving deep into the vaults of MOV, this quirky exhibition assembles iconic artifacts, storied replicas, and contested objects for…

Whistler’s Nita Lake Lodge opens newly revamped Cure Lounge and Patio 

Refreshed, rustic-chic space offers craft cocktails and seasonal sips Nita Lake Lodge is thrilled to unveil the re-designed Cure Lounge, which officially re-opened this past weekend. The new space combines architects Scott & Scott’s stripped-back Canadiana-cabin style with interior designer Carolyn Scholz’s subtle and modern vision to create an open-concept space that perfectly captures the…

Twenty Four Hours away at Tulalip Resort Casino – Total Dining Experience

  Tulalip Resort Casino’s Journeys East is only one of several restaurants to try at Tulalip, the options include Tulalip Bay, Blackfish, Cedars Cafe, The Draft, Eagles Buffet and Canoes Carvery. I’ve indulged in at least half of these dining spots and recommend them all. Dining at Tulalip Resort Casino ranges from casual to fine. With…

Our Favourites – what’s happening around town and more

  VO PRESENTS THREE NEW OPERA PRODUCTIONS AND BOLD PROGRAMMING AT THE INAUGURAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL April 28 to May 13, 2017   Limitless Laughs Abound in Western World   Kasandra Flamenco Presents – LA TARARA   JUST LIKE MOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE SERVES UP A NOSTALGIC DINNER IN HONOUR OF MOTHER’S DAY, MAY 14 Virtuous…

BC Pinot Noir Celebration Brings 34 Top Pinot Producers Together With Five of Western Canada’s Best Chefs

  On August 19, 2017, the BC Pinot Noir Celebration returns with 34 top Pinot Noir producers coming together with five of Western Canada’s top chefs for an unforgettable evening of wine and food at Kaleden’s famed Linden Gardens. Now in its fourth year, the BC Pinot Noir Celebration (BCPNC) is bigger than ever before…

Second annual festival toasts happy marriage of food and foodie cinema with weekend of tasty events

  Okanagan hails the delicious, delightful return of Devour! Osoyoos Food Film Festival, May 5 – 7 Rejoice – Devour! Osoyoos Food Film Fest returns to the South Okanagan, May 5 – 7. The festival’s menus and food-inspired films have been finalized, and Osoyoos’ hospitality pros are looking forward to playing host as food and…

Magnolia Hotel & Spa unveils new-look lobby for spring 

Elegant entrance welcomes guests to Victoria’s leading boutique hotel   Magnolia Hotel & Spa is pleased to unveil its newly elevated and always elegant entrance and lobby, which creates an even warmer welcome for guests coming to Victoria’s leading boutique hotel. Victoria-based designer Sandy Nygaard has brought a timeless new design to the warmth of the Magnolia Hotel…

Twenty Four hours at Tulalip Resort Casino – luxurious accommodation

  Twenty- four hours of blissful relaxation, decadent dining, sumptuous surroundings and top rate entertainment at Tulalip Resort Casino. Easily one of my favourite getaway spots, I had an opportunity to experience a bit more of the resort than I had in previous trips. Tulalip Resort Casino makes a terrific spot if you’re thinking play-cation, stay-cation, quick unplanned…