Vancouverites Don their Finest for the 9th Annual Deighton Cup

  Vancouver’s Deighton Cup has grown from a small group birthday celebration to over 4,000 people strolling the promenade at Hastings Racecourse. “Gassy Jack” Deighton, for whom the race is named, would not recognize the sophistication that abounds. Instead of whiskey shots, red champagne flutes and bottles of $150 Piper-Heidsieck were carried around like water…

5th Annual Deighton Cup Cocktail Jockey Competition Finds New Home at Reflections

  Nine years ago, Parade Agency owner and former punk-rock guitarist Dax Droski co-founded the Deighton Cup as a unique 27th birthday party/present for himself and from that, the very successful Annual Deighton Cup event at Hastings Park has grown. Fellow co-founders Jordan Kallman and Tyson Villeneuve from The Social Concierge probably didn’t envision an event…

Cutting-Edge Performance Capture Studio A Coup for Vancouver Film School

Vancouver’s Film and Television industry just got another big boost. Last week, the Vancouver Film School (VFS) announced an industry leading partnership with cutting-edge performance capture company Mimic Performance Capture, Inc. (Mimic) to build Canada’s largest commercial performance capture studio at VFS’s world-renowned Film Production campus. While some may see this a just another announcement,…

Chefs Shine at #GoodFrance 2017

  Chefs whose love of food dates back to their childhood brought their unique styles and passion for French cuisine to this year’s #GoodFrance global event on March 21. Chefs from more than 2000 restaurants in five continents prepared a multi-course dinner that paid homage to French cuisine. In Vancouver, Bistro Pastis, Le Crocodile and…

Bistro Pastis Chef Mike Mikoda Embraces Classical French Cuisine for #GoodFrance March 21

  Chef Mike Mikoda is still relatively new at the helm over at Bistro Pastis, but his love of classical French cuisine has inspired him throughout his 15 year career. And he’s excited to have the opportunity to showcase his interpretation of time-honoured dishes at the third Annual #GoodFrance event on March 21. “I appreciate the…

The Launch of The Granola Girl Foundation

The Event Are you a Vancouver business owner? Come join other local entrepreneurs for the networking event Good In The Hood, hosted by Serendipity Tea Party. In addition to networking, the inaugural fundraiser to launch the Granola Girl Foundation will be taking place! The Granola Girl Foundation is a fundraising platform to provide scholarships for kids to attend summer camps with…

Need Some Inspiration? Attend Winspiration Day Vancouver!

Looking for some inspiration? We have an event for you! What is Winspiration Day? Winspiration Day is an annual, globally celebrated day dedicated to wellness and personal power, which occurs each year on May 7th. This is the second consecutive year that Winspiration Day will be celebrated in Vancouver, and you’re invited! The first Winspiration…

Reminder – The Wellness Show Celebrates 25 Years in Vancouver This Weekend

  Making plans this weekend? The Wellness Show is bringing the latest cutting-edge wellness trends to the Lower Mainland March 3, 4 and 5 at the Vancouver Convention Centre (West). Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, The Wellness Show is dedicated to helping Vancouverites achieve their most holistic, healthiest selves. The The Show features 250+ exhibitors, 100…

Second Annual Science of Cocktails Raises $240,000 for Class Field Trips to Science World

  I’m fascinated with cocktails, and the talented people who make them. There’s an art, a mystery to these concoctions. And of course, there’s science – and the second annual Science of Cocktails brought all of these elements together in an event that exceeded everyone’s expectations. A record-breaking crowd of 1500 thirsty cocktail lovers and…

Sold Out Science of Cocktails is Back – Bigger and Better

  Science of Cocktails is back – and thirsty Vancouverites will once again have the opportunity to be shaken and stirred by this one-of-a-kind event that explores the art of mixology, modern cuisine and the science behind both. On February 9, 2017, the signature fundraiser will transform Science World at TELUS World of Science into Vancouver’s…

Alternative Cancer Treatments in Vancouver

Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre is one of Vancouver’s oldest naturopathic clinics. As the 2017 winner of the People’s Choice Award for Best Naturopathic Medicine in Vancouver, this place knows how to take care of people. In particular, caring for those suffering with cancer by providing leading edge alternative cancer treatments. Integrative’s Cancer Program Although they’ve always…

Vancouver Event: Holistic Support for Stress and Fatigue

As we approach cold and flu season, many of us are interested in what we can do to naturally support our immune systems. The answer? Learn about herbal medicine and holistic support for stress and fatigue! In this timely and helpful event hosted by Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre and curated by local medicinal herbalist Katolen Yardley,…

TEDxGastownWomen Redefines the Meaning of Power

Power. To some, it may represent control and dominance. For me and a sold-out audience, TEDxGastownWomen completely redefined the meaning of power. Over the course of the day, power came to include courage, perseverance, risk-taking, acceptance, grief and even humour. I know I’m not the only one who emerged from this event moved, elated and full of…

The Art of Self-Love with Catherine Roscoe Barr

We’re officially kicking off November at Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre with an inspiring and educational talk on self-love by wellness warrior and speaker Catherine Roscoe Barr of The Life Delicious! About the Event During this talk, we’ll explore the convergence of three practices vital to self-love: Self-nurturing: how to prioritize rituals for brain hygiene, movement and…