Queens of the Stone Age with Eagles of Death Metal – An Aurora Illumination Series Event Review

A hot summer night was the perfect backdrop for one of the hottest concerts to hit Vancouver this season.  The Aurora Illumination Series brought Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal to town to celebrate music, culture, and the legalization of cannabis.  Aurora is a medical cannabis company based in Vancouver.  Their…

More of our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping wines under $20. from Quails’ Gate Winery

Here are the wines we drink when we want to keep to a budget. Our #FavouriteThings include these tasty offerings from Quails’ Gate – all priced under $20.00. These are the wines we drink, enjoy and recommend to our readers. These wines are all available from the Quails’ Gate online store. 2017 Dry Riesling Available: In Stock $16.99…

David Milne: Modern Painting and Site Unseen. Vancouver Art Gallery

  David Milne: Modern Painting   And: Site Unseen Vancouver Art Gallery   photo: NGC The Vancouver Art Gallery’s summer exhibition features a large collection of the paintings of David Milne, an experimental, contemplative Canadian artist and contemporary of the Group of Seven, Tom Thomson and Emily Carr. The works span a 50 year career, beginning…

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir – Jazz Meets Gospel

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (Good Noise) explored the intersection of two historic genres in the final concert of their 2017–2018 season: Jazz Meets Gospel.  The high-octane ensemble was joined by free-wheeling instrumentalist Daniel Lapp and the ‘dulcet-yet-mighty’ voices of Holy Cross High School’s ViBE Senior Choir. What is it about people making music together?  It creates…

Australia’s Circa: Opus Presented by the Chan Center for the Performing Arts – a review

This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Chan Center for the Performing Arts and they brought Circa: Opus to their concert hall.  While sipping ‘20th anniversary’ Sauv Blanc, we was struck by the heighty aspect of the theater and its focused curves.  The glass windows along with the greenery outside gave the space a…

TAKE 6 a review by Judy Robb

 The Queen Elizabeth Theatre was vibrating with energy and sound on Friday evening, thanks to a phenomenal concert by “Take 6”, a Grammy Award winning a cappella sextet presented by Chor Leoni as part of its fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit. From the first note to the last, their enthusiasm, unique arrangements of pop,…

Vancouver Opera presents Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)

  An evening of Love, Laughter & Magic Potion a Review Anita Neufeld Queen Elizabeth Theatre Sunday, January 21, 2018 • 2:00pm matinee Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 7:30pm Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 7:30pm   As we experienced a rare break from the relentless rain of late, I was struck again with appreciation for…