HIGH-STAKES DRAMA, LOVE AND MAGIC: THE WINTER’S TALE JOINS THE 28TH SEASON OF BARD ON THE BEACH

  Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 28th season with The Winter’s Tale. This magical story of jealousy, judgement, love and redemption will light up Bard’s BMO Mainstage from June 8 to September 22.   The production is directed by Dean Paul Gibson, who helmed the Festival’s hugely successful A Midsummer Night’s Dream…

Wednesday Wine Reviews

2014 Splash River Stone Oliver, BC $18.90 This wine is a blend of Viognier, Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer which all bring something to the glass. The wine is pale straw in colour with medium-light intensity. The nose is fruit forward with aromas of tree fruit, stone fruit wet stones and a hint of spice. Good…

Cibo Trattoria has lots to share with you…

  Cibo Trattoria has always focused on bringing quality, flavourful Italian cuisine to Vancouver.  It has won numerous awards over the years, and consistently evolved to stay on point with Vancouver’s culinary scene.  In the last month, we have undergone some exciting changes which we would love to share with you, and look forward to having…

Chan Centre Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Lineup of All-Star Favourites and Thrilling New Talents

  Landmark 2017/18 Series Showcases Artistry Spanning the Globe – Chan Centre   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) marks its 20th anniversary with a tremendous 2017/18 concert series, filled with unique collaborations, brand new productions, and much-adored favourites in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Gospel vocalists…

Starbucks Celebrates 30 Years in Vancouver with New Experiential Starbucks Reserve® Coffee Bar

  Starbucks new store celebrates the craft of coffee with an elevated immersive experience   The first Starbucks store in Canada opened at the Seabus Skytrain Station in 1987. This humble store was the company’s first international location, and since then Vancouverites have been embracing the Starbucks Experience. With the 30thanniversary celebration comes a new…

   Good Noise Welcomes Guest R&B Sensation Warren Dean Flandez in Season Finale: SOUL GOSPEL II

  Concert celebrating the best of two timeless genres back by popular demand   Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (GNVGC) presents SOUL GOSPEL II, the second concert uniting two influential & inspiring genres, Saturday, June 3, 3pm and 7:30pm at Christ Church Cathedral. Vancouver’s own JUNO-nominated vocalist Warren Dean Flandez lends his dark, rich tone, and silky, smooth falsetto…

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…

DOUBLE DOWN: VANCOUVER PHILANTHROPIST SHAFIN DIAMOND TEJANI TO DOUBLE ALL FUNDS RAISED AT MEALSHARE’S ‘TONIGHT FOR TOMORROW’ FUNDRAISER MAY 10

  Tech-Sector Entrepreneur Pledges Support to Non-Profit Charity’s Second-Annual Initiative to Raise Much-Needed Funds for Ongoing Mission to End Youth Hunger   Local entrepreneur and tech-sector philanthropist Shafin Diamond Tejani has given a big boost to Mealshare’s second-annual ‘Tonight For Tomorrow’ fundraiser by pledging to match all monies raised during the dining-out event that takes…

CATCH OF THE DAY: HERITAGE ASIAN EATERY TEAMS UP WITH 46 SOUTH FISH CO. FOR EXCLUSIVE ‘EXPLORING THE PACIFIC OCEAN’ EVENT ON MAY 23

Chef and Co-Owner Felix Zhou Spotlights Versatility, Texture and Flavour of Sustainably Caught Hiramasa Yellowtail Amberjack   Heritage Asian Eatery Chef and Co-owner Felix Zhou will shine a light on sustainably caught seafood when he teams up with 46 South Fish Co. to host an exclusive ‘Exploring the Pacific Ocean’ stand-up dinner showcasing Hiramasa Yellowtail Amberjack…

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…

GATHER ROUND: CIBO TRATTORIA ANNOUNCES ONGOING SERIES OF ‘MANGIA FAMIGLIA’ SUNDAY SUPPERS

  Cibo Welcomes Guests for Series of Family Dinners Featuring Trattoria’s Rustic Italian-Inspired Fare Every Sunday   Cibo Trattoria is inviting guests to gather friends and family around the dinner table on Sunday evenings starting May 7 when the restaurant launches an ongoing series of ‘Mangia Famiglia’ Sunday Suppers served up family style in the…

JUST LIKE MOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE SERVES UP A NOSTALGIC DINNER IN HONOUR OF MOTHER’S DAY, MAY 14

  Chef David Gunawan and Team Pay Homage to Mom by Offering Multi-Course Feast Featuring Familiar Homespun Favourites   Acclaimed locavore chef David Gunawan and his team at Farmer’s Apprentice are taking a page out of their mothers’ cookbooks and serving up a homespun feast in honour of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 14. Maintaining Gunawan’s signature…