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…

SUMMERDINE 2017 – LES DAMES DO DINNER

  ANNUAL FUNDRAISER SUPPORTS EDUCATION AND OUTREACH   Mark Wednesday, August 16th on your calendar for a delicious province-wide dining celebration as Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter presents Les Dames Summerdine – featuring fabulous food and glorious wines unfolding on one day only at more than 30 different restaurants, wineries, cooking schools and culinary venues…

TUTS presents 2017 Season of High-Flying Hilarity with Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone

  Perfect pair of Broadway blockbusters make for a music-filled summer at Stanley Park’s scenic Malkin Bowl Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) injects a delightful dose of magical entertainment into summer with Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone, running July 7 – August 19, 2017 at Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl. On alternating evenings, audiences…

FIREHALL ARTS CENTRE ANNOUNCES ITS 35th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

  For 35 years, the Firehall Arts Centre has been a cultural beacon for the Vancouver arts community, producing and presenting provocative, thought-provoking, compelling, and highly entertaining pieces of work in the heritage building at the corner of Cordova and Gore. Artistic Producer Donna Spencer announced today its 2017/2018 season. “For our 35th anniversary season, the…

Canada Day: Mamie Taylor’s Hosts RibFest 2017

  Eighth annual battle of the BBQs pits Vancouver’s top grill masters against each other for the coveted RibFest Cup   Calling all BBQ fans! RibFest 2017, the eighth annual ribs competition, will heat things up on Canada Day (Saturday, July 1) at Mamie Taylor’s in Chinatown, sponsored by Strange Fellows Brewing and Parkside Brewery and Mount Gay Rum.  …

Summer Sounds Community Gathering: Reviving a Neighbourhood Tradition

Music & Community Return to Alexandra Park Event: Summer Sounds Community Gathering Venue: Haywood Bandstand in Alexandra Park (1755 Beach Avenue) Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017 Time: 12 to 8 p.m.    The Event: English Bay’s historic Haywood Bandstand will once again ring with music as the West End Arts Society (WE Arts) presents the second annual Summer Sounds Community…

GIVING VOICE – 13 Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Celebrating Musical Diversity and Creating A Cross-Cultural Musical Experience

Haida-Tsimshian musical duo Sister Says have teamed up with the Bill Reid Gallery and Christ Church Cathedral to present, Giving Voice, a cross-cultural musical experience on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Christ Church Cathedral at 7pm. This all ages event showcases 13 Indigenous and non-Indigenous performers combining the sounds of soul, blues, and hip-hop.   This musical celebration will…

Main Street Bike Expo: Celebrating Creativity in Cycling 

The Main Street Bike Expo readies for June 10 celebration at The Ellis Building    Get tuned up for the inaugural Main Street Bike Expo taking place at the Ellis Building (1024 Main Street) on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 11am to 6pm. Celebrating creativity in the cycling world, this exhibition integrates cycling/lifestyle brands, community networks and…