Bard on the Beach Much Ado About Nothing never ceases to amaze and amuse!

  Shakespeare wrote seventeen comedies, most involving romance, and in his day, the romance always ended in marriage of the partners. In the current production of Much Ado About Nothing at Bard on the Beach, comedy, conflict, intrigue and romance blend to create a perfect production with the appropriate happy ending. Brilliantly directed by John…

TESTING THE LIMITS OF FRIENDSHIPS: THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA JOINS THE 28TH SEASON OF BARD ON THE BEACH

  Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 28th season with The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Directed by Scott Bellis, Shakespeare’s early romantic comedy is a lively tale of friendship, love and loyalty, with two very funny clowns and a loveable Basset hound that just might steal the show! The Two Gentlemen of Verona…

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…

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…

CAN LOVE CONQUER ALL? MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING OPENS THE 28TH SEASON OF BARD ON THE BEACH

  Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival launches its 28th season with Much Ado About Nothing. Set in 1950s Italy, this family-friendly production of one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays simply bubbles over with humour, glamour and romantic tension. Directed by John Murphy, the high-spirited and stylish show runs from June 1 to September 23…

#Favourites…what’s happening in Vancouver and beyond

  EASTER FEASTING: RAILTOWN CATERING MAKES CELEBRATING EASY THIS APRIL WITH EXCLUSIVE EASTER TO-GO PACKAGE     EASTER SUNDAY, WEST COAST-STYLE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE BUFFET BRUNCH SERVICE ON APRIL 16   Celebrate a delicious Easter at Dockside’s Marketplace Brunch Buffet   #TasteofThursday Honey Glazed Bone-In Ham recipe   The top 5 romantic…

#Favourites – our list of Things To Do In Vancouver and beyond…

  The Launch of The Granola Girl Foundation   Celebrate Craft Beer & Cider in Penticton at Okanagan Beer Week™ April 3 – 9, 2017   Etsell Family introduces ‘Siggy’ to the Fraser Valley   SPRINGTIME SWEETS: CHOCOLATIER THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS LATEST COLLECTION OF EASTER-THEMED CONFECTIONS   GET CHOCOLATE HOPPY    The Chan Centre presents…

CELEBRATE SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHDAY WITH THE VANCOUVER CANTATA SINGERS AT FULL FATHOM FIVE: SHAKESPEARE IN SONG

  In celebration of Shakespeare’s Birthday on Sunday, April 23rd, the Vancouver Cantata Singers present their final concert of the season. The national award-winning choir will perform Full Fathom Five: Shakespeare in Song in an afternoon choral concert in a cabaret setting. Vancouver Cantata Singers Artistic Director, Paula Kremer, invites lovers of choral music and…

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Celebrates 2016 Season Highlights & Announces 2017 Playbill

  The 2016 Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has ended on a major high note, with a total season attendance of just over 100,000 and four Shakespeare productions that each generated rave reviews from both critics and patrons.   On the BMO Mainstage, a music-filled production of The Merry Wives of Windsor, set in…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening September 16 – 23

  Garagiste North Artisan Wine Festival September 18, 2016   VANCOUVER URBAN WINERY PRESENTS SUNDAY SCHOOL: THE #800 SERIES     NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF SIMON BOUCHARD JOINS THE TEAM AT LIQUIDITY BISTRO   Taking orders now: TURKEY TIME: RAILTOWN CATERING ANNOUNCES RETURN OF POPULAR THANKSGIVING TO-GO PACKAGE   SALT OF THE EARTH: THE SALTED VINE…

#FridayFavourites – what’s on September 9 – 16

  Now is the time to enter our Giveaways GIVEAWAY – Vancouver Home + Design Show   TICKET GIVEAWAY Beckon Audiences Away from the Light with – James & Jamesy in the Dark   British Columbia’s Dynamic Women Craft Fundraising Wine for Women’s Education   Give It Up at the Vancouver Fringe Festival   Catch the…

#FridayFavourites a day earlier Long weekend to September 9

  Subsidized Naturopathic Healthcare for Vancouver   Vancouver Latin American Film Festival Announces 2016 Lineup   Opera & Arias: The Magic Flute Mondays – August 29 and September 5 at Bard on the Beach • Under the Tents in Vanier Park   Give It Up at the Vancouver Fringe Festival   Catch the Last Sunset…

#FridayFavourites – what to do August 26 – September 2

  Long Awaited Opening of the New R&B Ale & Pizza House   Fall in love with food this autumn at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards   Vancouver’s Best Brunch is at Glowbal at TELUS Garden   THE FAIR AT THE PNE UNVEILS 2016 LINE UP  WITH ALL-NEW PROGRAMMING AND RETURNING FAVOURITES   Vancouver Latin American Film…

#FridayFavourites what’s happening August 19 to 26

  August 19 is World Humanitarian Day!   Singletree Welcomes the Harvest with Community Social Winery Celebrates Fraser Valley Friendships Old & New   Come and visit the Artisan Market at the New Westminster Anvil Centre   FARMERS MARKETS’ TOMATO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES UGLY SIDE OF THE LOVE APPLE THIS WEEKEND   Vancouver’s Best Brunch is at Glowbal…

Opera & Arias: The Magic Flute Mondays – August 29 and September 5 at Bard on the Beach • Under the Tents in Vanier Park

  Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents its annual Opera & Arias concerts, bringing Mozart’s beguiling music to life with a costumed concert staging of excerpts from his ever-popular opera, The Magic Flute. Enjoy the 27th season of Bard on the Beach by attending a live performance of this delightful piece, complete with memorable…

#FridayFavourites what’s happening August 12 to 18

  Okanagan Feast of Fields Goes ‘Off the Grid’   The Cascade Room Presents the Main Street Cup Aug 16   BC BREWERIES GET CRAFTY FOR A CAUSE   ANCORA WATERFRONT DINING AND PATIO CELEBRATES ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH SPECIAL CHAMPAGNE MENU   Torafuku BURNING BRIGHT   Theatre Under the Stars Announces Week-Long Hold Over…

#FridayFavourites – what’s on August 5 to 11

  Truck Stop Concert Series Headliner riding #1 Billboard Country Chart Wave to Vancouver   BURRITO LIGHTS, BIG CITY: TACOFINO EXPANDS ITS BRAND ONCE AGAIN BY OPENING NEW COUNTER-SERVICE RESTAURANT AND BAR IN YALETOWN   Bench 1775 Winery   FOUR SEASONS HOTEL VANCOUVER AND YEW SEAFOOD + BAR WELCOME NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF   Tickets available now…