#Favourites things to do, places to go in and around Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and Vancouver Island

    A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel Vancouver this summer     HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL…

The Chan Centre presents Max Raabe & Palast Orchester, Germany’s Legendary Singer and his Virtuoso Band

   With unmistakable charisma and vintage style, Raabe will revive the music and elegance of the Golden Age of Berlin in the 1920s   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC presents the Vancouver premiere of Germany’s iconic vocalist Max Raabe and his brilliant,12-piece Palast Orchester on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 7pm…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening January 27 – February 3

  Here are the future events that you will need to reserve or buy tickets for NOW: IN FULL BLOOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE OFFERS EXCLUSIVE FLOWER-THEMED VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICES   DECLARE YOUR LOVE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SETS THE MOOD THIS FEB. 14 BY HOSTING GOURMET VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE   LA SAINT-VALENTIN: CELEBRATE…

Early Music Vancouver Heralds the Holidays with Joyous Baroque Celebration – Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat –

Vancouver’s Pacific Baroque Orchestra joins internationally-renowned vocal soloists for beloved Christmas tradition at the Chan Centre   Early Music Vancouver (EMV), in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), presents Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, December 18, 2016 at 3pm. This program features one of J.S. Bach’s greatest…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you… …

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening September 23 to 30

  A SECOND MUSICAL BLOODBATH HAS NEVER BEEN MORE CATCHY   Pacific Theatre presents  A GOOD WAY OUT by Cara Norrish   The Chan Centre Launches its Exhilarating 2016/17 Season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue   Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents Trump Card – Winner Takes All   Colin Mochrie, Canadian Comedy Icon, Returns to Vancouver for…

Early Music Vancouver Announces First Ever Vancouver Bach Festival & Resplendent 2016/17 Season

  Lineup of Prestigious Artists & Timeless Masterworks Offers Classic Concert Hall Experiences & New Artistic Adventures   Early Music Vancouver (EMV)  announces its Vancouver Bach Festival and 2016/17 Season, bringing a staggering list of events to venues in and around Vancouver. This year, concert-goers are invited to revel in the genius of Bach, discover a brilliant but disregarded composer…

Festive Cantatas – Praetorius Christmas Vespers

Early Music Vancouver Unites Over 50 Period Musicians in Joyous Presentation of – Festive Cantatas – Praetorius Christmas Vespers –     Beloved affair offers large-scale Yuletide celebration as it might have been heard under Michael Praetorius’ direction in 17th century Germany.   Early Music Vancouver (EMV), in partnership with the Portland Baroque Orchestra, Early Music Guild of…

Chan Centre’s Beyond Words Series Pairs Award-Winning Novelist and Magician to Unveil Myths of Houdini

MULTI-AWARD WINNING NOVELIST STEVEN GALLOWAY EXPLORES REALITY AND ILLUSION IN CHAN CENTRE’S BEYOND WORDSSERIES Magician David Gifford intersperses live illusions throughout evening of readings  from Galloway’s newest magic-influenced novel, The Confabulist     The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents celebrated Canadian author Steven Galloway (The Cellist of Sarajevo) with master…