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, … Read moreCutting-Edge Performance Capture Studio A Coup for Vancouver Film School

Red Truck 2017 Concert Series Launch

One of the fun trends at the moment in Vancouver is the growing popularity of Craft Beer. The big breweries must be a little nervous because the local industry is growing in leaps and bounds with well over 350 local brands by my last count. And I suspect its well above that. One of the … Read moreRed Truck 2017 Concert Series Launch

Talamonti Wines – Raising the Profile of the Abruzzo Region

Last month, as those who follow MyVanCity know, I had the pleasure of attending “A Taste of Wines from Italy” at the Terminal City Club. Despite a few enthusiast friends who have brought over some great bottles for dinner parties, I really hadn’t spent too much time thinking about Italian wines. It wasn’t until the … Read moreTalamonti Wines – Raising the Profile of the Abruzzo Region

A Taste of Wines from Italy

  The Terminal City Club was the host for the Italian Trade Commission this week for their “A Tasting of Wines from Italy” event. The event featured producers and vineyards from virtually every region throughout the country along with a detailed 200-page guidebook to help you navigate the room. The Italians take their wine seriously … Read moreA Taste of Wines from Italy

The Granville Island Hotel and Dockside Restaurant

One of the hidden gems of Vancouver is the Granville Island Hotel, a delightful boutique hotel located on the waterfront at the eastern tip of Granville Island. I say hidden because it’s away from the downtown core and even easy to miss among colorful variety of buildings on the Island itself. MyVanCity was given a … Read moreThe Granville Island Hotel and Dockside Restaurant

The 25th Annual Port and Chocolate Tasting Event

  Last Thursday Liberty Wines held another of its ongoing events that support local charities. This time it was a milestone 25th Annual Port and Chocolate Tasting Event featuring some of world’s best Port and Dessert wines, and world-class chocolatiers from BC. All proceeds from their signature “Tasting-in-the-Park” event went to benefit the Vancouver Rowing … Read moreThe 25th Annual Port and Chocolate Tasting Event

VIIF not be be confused with VIFF – The Vancouver International Improv Festival

With improv, you never know what you’re going to get, and I suppose that’s the point. But to provide some insight on the Vancouver International Improv Festival currently underway on Granville Island, the acting is top notch and the laughs are many, making for a great night of live theatre. I attended two shows on … Read moreVIIF not be be confused with VIFF – The Vancouver International Improv Festival

ChefmeetsBCGrape – Another Success!

Two things that we can be very proud of in British Columbia are our wines and food. An annual event that brings those two together is ChefmeetsBCGrape. The event was held last Thursday at the Convention Centre East. The evening featured more than 90 BC wineries pouring over 350 award-winning Wines of British Columbia, with … Read moreChefmeetsBCGrape – Another Success!

Handel and His Rivals with Amanda Forsythe – Review

  If you’re a classical music enthusiast in search of a refreshing change from the widely performed operatic classical and romantic repertoire, you quite possibly found yourself at Christ Church Cathedral this past Friday evening. An authentic display of traditional baroque instrumentation joined by world-class soprano Amanda Forsythe, Early Music Vancouver prepared an engaging program … Read moreHandel and His Rivals with Amanda Forsythe – Review

The Vancouver Mural Festival

Art takes over this summer! Vancouver’s biggest celebration of public art is happening this Saturday, August 20th. Local and international artists will be creating 35+ brand new permanent murals all along Main Street between Prior St and 16th Ave. Art, music and community events will take place throughout the day including public markets and a street … Read moreThe Vancouver Mural Festival