Celebrating a major milestone in Whistler

  We recently celebrated our fiftieth wedding anniversary and since Whistler Mountain opened around the time we met, it seemed appropriate to celebrate this auspicious occasion in the town that symbolized the growth of our life together and in which we had so many memories. There is a serenity that enters your soul as you…

Mockingjay: The Musical

  Good Things Come In Threes—Even Angst-Filled Dystopian Musicals With Kicky Pop Tunes District 13 presents a Hunger Games Musical Mockingjay: The Musical by Mark Vandenberg November 23-25, 2017 $25 in advance or at the door At Studio 1398, 1398 Cartwright Street on Granville Island Tickets and Info: TheatreWire.com * * * In Mockingjay: The…

She’s BAAAAACK! Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa

  Vancouver TheatreSports’ The Christmas Queen, in all her nasty glory is returning this holiday season with the latest instalment in the series, Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa, running from November 22 to December 23, Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 pm.There will also be two additional matinee performances on Sunday, December 10 and December…

Western Canada’s First Roots Enhanced Experience Store Launches at Vancouver CF Pacific Centre

  Where Comfort, Style, Personalization and eCommerce Endless Aisle Meet   Iconic Canadian retailer, Roots (TSX: ROOT) (“Roots”), unveils its new 3,868-square-foot Roots Cabin concept store to the public on November 8 at Vancouver’s CF Pacific Centre, growing its presence in British Columbia to 19 stores. The first of its kind in Western Canada, and…

“Sink or Swim” (written by & starring Beverley Elliott) – November 16th – 25th – at Gateway Theatre in Richmond

​​ HappyGoodThings Productions is thrilled to present a second 2017 run of Beverley Elliott’s poignant, playful and achingly relatable production of Sink or Swim at Gateway Theatre in Richmond from Thursday, November 16th – Saturday, November 25th.  Voted 2016’s Pick of the Vancouver Fringe Festival, this audience favourite and the critically acclaimed show is a standout! Known to fans around the world…

Italian Wines in the World

  Italy is an ancient wine world with more than 500 DOC’s or specific recognized wine regions and more than 2000 grape varieties. Italy has 700 000 hectares of vineyards (by comparison, BC has about 4 000 ha). Wine Meridian is an online magazine that is devoted to promoting quality Italian wines in North America…

Culinary Star Power Arrives at Four Seasons Whistler for Cornucopia Wine and Food Celebration

  Four Seasons’ restaurant, SIDECUT Modern Steak, is bringing a world of talent to Whistler Village for the celebration of food and wine this November. Some of the most influential talent in the culinary world will be teaming up with Executive Chef Eren Guryel and the SIDECUT team to offer guests delicious and delightful experiences.   An Evening with…

“TALKING TURKEY” DAY 2017 AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO

  Thanksgiving Madness is on Throughout the Resort   Thanksgiving Day celebrations are bountiful this year for the entire family at Tulalip Resort Casino. The acclaimed culinary team at Tulalip are cooking up their annual turkey day madness for November 23. Below are highlights of the featured feasts from around the Resort with a choice…

Starbucks introduces NEW Holiday Beverage!

  The holidays are always better with a hot beverage filled with the delicious, sweet flavours of the season! This year Starbucks is adding the Toasted White Chocolate Mocha (embargoed 11/9) to its beloved holiday drink menu. An instant holiday classic, this beverage features Starbucks new Toasted White Chocolate Mocha sauce, signature espresso and steamed milk, topped with…

CheckMate’s Merlot Launch Dinner and Open House

  Join our talented Winemaker, Phil McGahan for a delicious farm to table dinner in our unique tasting room, The Installation, Saturday, November 18, 2017.  Experience our newly released Merlot vintage, paired with a four course dinner, prepared by locally acclaimed Chef, Chris Van Hooydonk of Backyard Farm.  Seating is extremely limited, so reserve early…

Wines of British Columbia host 30 sommeliers, media and wine professionals from around the world at its inaugural Wine BC BootCamp – November 5 through 8

  More than 200 BC Wines from 70 Wineries to be Poured During Four-Day Event   The BC Wine Institute presents its inaugural Wine BC Bootcamp in the heart of BC Wine Country November 5-8, bringing together top wine professionals from around the world and across the country to share, taste, talk, learn and celebrate the Wines…

Unprecedented Gathering of Early Salish Weavings In Museum of Anthropology’s New Exhibition – The Fabric of Our Land: Salish Weaving –

  Exhibition offers once-in-a-lifetime view of one of the world’s largest collections  of rare early blankets and contemporary Salish weavings    The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC with the Musqueam Indian Band present the inspiring and interactive new exhibition The Fabric of Our Land: Salish Weaving, on display from November 19, 2017 to April 15, 2018. Curated by…