Oaxacan Vocalist Lila Downs to Inspire with Songs of Female Empowerment at the Chan Centre

  Back by Popular Demand, Grammy-winner to Perform Works from 2017 album Salon Lágrimas y Deseo The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) welcomes back Mexican-American vocalist Lila Downs, who will share her eclectic and vibrant blend of boleros, jazz, rock, blues, and more on March 10, 2018…

Homer St. Cafe announces third Takeover Series: Phillips Brewery & Malting Co.

  Yaletown eatery partners with Victoria-based brewery for week-long event   Homer St. Cafe and Bar continues its monthly Takeover Series with its latest collaborator, Victoria’s, Phillips Brewery & Malting Co. The Takeover Series sees a different distiller or brewer commandeer Homer St. Cafe’s bar and kitchen for a week every month, offering drink specials, collaborative menu items and ticketed tasting dinners with experts from…

New York’s Shen Wei Dance Arts to Headline 2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival

Internationally Acclaimed Artists Gather in Vancouver for Highly-Anticipated Annual Event of Diverse Dance Performances, Workshops, and Public Education  The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly announces its sweeping 2018 festival season: a diverse and dynamic roster of internationally celebrated artists and local favourites, presenting three weeks of endlessly enriching performances, workshops, and a host of…

11th Annual Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Showcases Indigenous Stories, Song & Dance from Pacific to Scandinavia

Signature Festival Offers more than 25 Ancestral and Innovative Performances Dancers of Damelahamid, in partnership with the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC, announce the 11th Coastal First Nations Dance Festival, an annual celebration of Indigenous stories, song and dance from Canada and abroad, February 27 – March 4, 2018 at MOA’s Great Hall. Audiences will…

Early Music Vancouver Presents Canadian Superstar Angela Hewitt In Virtuoso Piano Performance of J.S. Bach’s –Goldberg Variations–

  Concert by World-Renowned Pianist and Celebrated Interpreter of Bach’s Keyboard Works is Part of EMV’s Ongoing ‘Goldberg Experience’ Series   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents Goldberg Variations – Angela Hewitt, on March 7, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Hailed as “the pre-eminent Bach pianist of our time”…

Leap into your imagination this spring with Carousel Theatre for Young People’s The Velveteen Rabbit

    This spring, the charming tale of The Velveteen Rabbit leaps onto the stage at Waterfront Theatre to celebrate the boundless imagination and the power of believing. With a dash of magic, the three actors Steffanie Davis, Victor Mariano, and Amanda Testini transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a…

Sunday Brunch service returns to Dockside Restaurant in the Granville Island Hotel

      While food trends come and go, brunch remains Vancouver’s favourite meal, and Dockside Restaurant is pleased to announce the relaunch of its signature Sunday Brunch service. What could be better than enjoying a delicious, unhurried brunch in Dockside’s dining room or on its award-winning patio?   Offered Sundays and holidays from 10:30-2:30,…

5 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas that are NOT a Box of Chocolates

  Canada’s food trend expert shares gifts that fill your heart and belly    Angie Quaale has done it again. Quaale’s Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store  has you covered for Valentine’s Day with five gift ideas that will keep you and your plus one happy, full, and wanting more. Gluten-free ideas are also plentiful without having to…

LOVE AND TRUFFLES: BURDOCK & CO WELCOMES FEBRUARY WITH A DECADENT DUO OF DINNERS

  Main Street eatery to host an intimate Valentine’s dinner followed by a truffle-centric feast   This February, slow down and savour the finer things in life: fresh-from-the-earth food, naturalist wines and good company. Burdock & Co invites lovers, friends and family to gather together at two intimate dining events with prix fixe menus that each bring something…

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

  Special Valentine’s Day Pricing ChefmeetsBCGrape Tickets   Take advantage of the Valentine’s Day special promotion. Treat your loved one to the largest tasting of BC VQA wines in Western Canada and small plates from the top local restaurants. Three outstanding ChefmeetsBCGrape events in Vancouver, Calgary and the Okanagan Valley. Each event offers you an…