Starbucks makes largest environmental commitment to date

Today in a public letter citing the company’s enduring mission to inspire and nurture the human spirit, Starbucks chief executive officer Kevin Johnson announced a multi-decade commitment to be a resource-positive company, aspiring to give more than it takes from the planet. The announcement included science-based preliminary targets for the reduction of carbon emissions, water use and waste by 2030, and outlined five strategies the company has identified to move toward them.

TALKING STICK 2020, February 18-29: Festival Program Announced!

TSF is a vibrant celebration of Indigenous artistry, expertise, talent and knowledge from around the world, presented through theatrical performances, music, dance, film a visual art exhibit, the Industry Series and Knowledge Sharing workshops, young audience and family programming, the annual Celebration of Powwow Culture, the Métis Fair, and much more.

Exuberant Celebration of Chinese Queerness with Yellow Peril; The Celestial Elements

“Yellow Peril; The Celestial Elements” is a visual art exhibit inspired by the Chinese Five Elemental forces, seized by the urgent tensions between Queer Chinese diasporic identities. A collection of multichannel installations, visual and sculptural activations provoke a cosmic encounter of our living past and present as we ‘race’ towards a healing future.

Coastal Dance Festival 2020 Celebrates the Future of Indigenous Culture

Dancers of Damelahamid is proud to announce the vibrantly forward-looking 13th annual Coastal Dance Festival, a celebration of Canadian and global Indigenous stories, song, and dance, February 25–March 1, 2020 at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster and at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC (MOA)

Yayoi Theatre Movement 30th Anniversary Performance Comedia 2020 February 21/22

YAYOI HIRANO artistic director of YAYOI THEATRE MOVEMENT Society introduces the newest, and the last, company’s production for the stage. IHirano will continue to perform on the stage but just as a solo performer. This is the company’s 30 year anniversary production.

Open Stage features contemporary, flamenco, Irish dance Feb 11

From contemporary and flamenco to tap and Irish dance, Open Stage features five dance works spanning a varied range of styles and approaches by Adelynne Addington, Ana Sosa, Anouk Froidevaux, Jhoely Triana Flamenco,and Tomoyo Yamada/Clala Dance Project.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Bench 1775 and a Bouquet of Rosé

What a wonderful way to celebrate the romance and passion of Valentine’s Day. The wines of Bench 1775 are available in special Valentine’s packs that are just perfect for sharing with your sweetheart. The Bouguet of Rosé is available in very limited quantities so please order soon to avoid disappointment.

TELUS World of Science presents Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks January 24 – September 7

On January 24, TELUS World of Science will debut its newest exhibition Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks presented by Concert Properties and White Spot Restaurants. This exciting gallery features 20 of the world’s most astonishing skyscrapers from Canada, the United States, Australia, Asia and the United Arab Emirates

Cibo Trattoria, UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar Offer Valentine’s-Themed Specials February 14-15

The team at Cibo Trattoria and UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar will give lovers a chance to enjoy those lingering glances a little bit longer for Valentine’s Day this year by offering a romantic three-course menu and cocktail on Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15.