Sudnya Dance Academy’s 20th anniversary show celebrates 150 years of Indian heritage in Canada

  Married to Canada November 11, 2017   Surrey Civic Theatres presents the premiere of Sudnya Dance Academy’s production of Married to Canada—a moving portrayal through Indian classical and folk dance styles of the hopes, dreams, and traditions an Indian bride brings to Canada—at the Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre (13750–88 Avenue) on November 11 at…

INDULGENT CELEBRATION AWAITS CULINARY AFICIONADOS AT SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE EDITION OF NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS ON DECEMBER 31

  Vancouver’s Most Exclusive Dining Experience Adds to Sold-Out String of Events with Intimate, 10-Course Dinner Featuring VIP Reception, Wine Pairings and Take-Home Gifts     Revelers can ring in the new year in world-class culinary style while taking part in Vancouver’s most exclusive dining experience when No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews hosts a special New Year’s Eve service on…

Turandot a must see Opera for all

  I am not musical, an opera buff, or a theatre critic. But, Vancouver Opera’s opening production of the company’s exciting 2017–2018 season, Puccini’s final opera Turandot, provides the most wonderful, colourful, spectacular and stunning evening. Based on Persian legend, and set in ancient Beijing (Peking), Turandot is the dramatic story of an icy princess,…

BALLET BC ANNOUNCES PROGRAM I OF ITS 2017/18 SEASON

  Ballet BC opens its 32nd Anniversary season with an evening of visual storytelling by two celebrated dance artists at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, November 2-4 at 8:00pm.   Passionate and distinctly talented, Ballet BC’s company of dancers captivate audiences on home, national and global stages. Like never before, each collaboration, each performance punctuates a story…

The 14th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival Wednesday October 25 to Sunday November 5, 2017

  Featuring over 100 events at over 50 locations throughout the Downtown Eastside Tickets and Info: www.heartofthecityfestival.com   ANNOUNCING the 14th annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival and twelve days of music, stories, songs, poetry, cultural celebrations, films, theatre, dance, processions, spoken word, workshops, discussions, gallery exhibitions, mixed media, art talks, history talks…

CELEBRATE DIWALI WITH LAUNCH OF NEW PROVINCIAL INITIATIVE  “DIWALI IN BC” TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 14 TO NOVEMBER 16, 2017 

  FIVE-WEEK EVENT CELEBRATES FEMININE POWER THROUGH THEATRE, DANCE AND FILM, AND SHINES A LIGHT ON WORKS CREATED BY DIVERSE AND TALENTED WOMEN Artistic Director and cultural leader Rohit Chokhani is pleased to launch Diwali in BC – a new provincial initiative aimed at making Diwali celebrations province-wide over the next five years. During its launch year, Diwali in BC…

AU COMPTOIR MARKS THIRD ANNIVERSARY BY WELCOMING LA QUERCIA CHEF/OWNER ADAM PEGG FOR COLLABORATIVE CULINARY EVENT, OCTOBER 23 

  Award-winning Kitsilano Bistro Celebrates Successful Third Year by Hosting Exclusive Seven-Course, French-meets-Italian Feast with Wine Pairings     Two pedigreed culinary talents will share the stage when Au Comptoir Executive Chef Daniel McGee and La Quercia Chef/Owner Adam Pegg come together to co-host a collaborative dinner in celebration of the acclaimed Kitsilano brasserie’s third…

GOOSENECK HOSPITALITY’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ‘BELLS AND WHISTLES’ OFFICIALLY OPEN IN EAST VANCOUVER 

  New Beer Hall Offers Extensive Craft Beer Selection, Ballpark-inspired Fare, Interactive Games Room and Big-League Sports Action   Vancouver’s burgeoning Fraserhood/Cedar Cottage district welcomes a brand new beer hall and casual dining concept with the official launch of Bells and Whistles at 3296 Fraser Street. The latest high-profile project for Gooseneck Hospitality – the Vancouver-based team behind…

Early Music Vancouver Presents History’s First Great Opera –  Monteverdi’s Orfeo –

  In-Concert Performance of the 1607 Masterpiece Features Vancouver’s Own Colin Balzer in Demanding Title Role   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents the first unqualified masterpiece in operatic history, Monteverdi’s Orfeo, on October 29, 2017 at 3pm at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts. Often described as a “game changer” in the history of music,…

The Chan Centre presents Tabla Master Zakir Husain with Esteemed Jazz Bassist Dave Holland in Crosscurrents

    Concert Bridges Jazz and Indian Music’s Shared Influences & Intersections   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Crosscurrents, a collaboration by virtuoso musicians Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland on October 28 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Hussain, the world’s foremost tabla…

The World’s Most Streamed Classical Composer – Ludovico Einaudi – Performs Program of Favourites at Orpheum Theatre

  Vancouver concert marks first Canadian stop in Italian pianist and composer’s Essential Einaudi North American Tour   Cross Current Music presents one of the globe’s most prodigious and prolific musicians – Ludovico Einaudi – on Tuesday, October 10 at 8pm at The Orpheum Theatre. As part of his ‘Essential Einaudi’ North American Tour, the Italian…

October 14 world-class comedian, mentalist & hypnotist Randy Charach

  October 14 world-class comedian, mentalist & hypnotist Randy Charach will perform his world renowned, highly interactive and hilariously funny show at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, 7 and 9 pm. Randy will share his skills as comedian, mind-reader, and hypnotist in a stunning performance where audience participation lends itself to hilarious comedic interaction! I have attached a press release with more…