That is the What If…? 360 Experience.

Have you ever been to one of those conferences where you feel like you’re being lectured and just talked to? Maybe you feverishly wrote down some notes as the speakers rambled through their materials and then tried to pitch you on something for sale? Be honest. You attend a conference to get something out of … Read moreThat is the What If…? 360 Experience.

The Chicken Shack is coming back for another Southern food session 

Southern and Soul Food favourites to be served in new location in East Van During it’s first go-around the Chicken Shack pop-up fried chicken joint satisfied many Southern and Soul food cravings and, after two long years of waiting, it’s coming back on for four more days of great eats. The next version of Chicken Shack will … Read moreThe Chicken Shack is coming back for another Southern food session 

 Dancers of Damelahamid Invite Media to Experience Traditional Songs, Stories, and Dances at the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival

The majestic Great Hall at the Museum of Anthropology serves as the spectacular backdrop for performances from local and visiting aboriginal artists   Dancers of Damelahamid, in partnership with the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC, present the annual Coastal First Nations Dance Festival (CFNDF) – an enriching six-day event celebrating the culture and traditions of Indigenous peoples from … Read more Dancers of Damelahamid Invite Media to Experience Traditional Songs, Stories, and Dances at the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival

A Class Act – BC’s Clos du Soleil Winery makes elegant London UK debut at Canada House Reopening

The boutique ultra-premium Similkameen Valley based Clos du Soleil Winery was thrilled to be selected as the sole BC wine sponsor for events surrounding the official reopening of Canada House today by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. “An absolute honour”, said winery Founder Spencer Massie from London, “my fellow Director’s Winemaker Mike Clark, Les LeQuelenec, Peter … Read moreA Class Act – BC’s Clos du Soleil Winery makes elegant London UK debut at Canada House Reopening

Vancouver Foodster presents Tasting Plates East Village on March 11

Local foodies and tourists alike are invited to tantalize their taste buds at our next Tasting Plates event.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster.   Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types … Read moreVancouver Foodster presents Tasting Plates East Village on March 11

CONTEST – CHAPEL IN THE PARK Minoru Chapel Opera

 We are offering two pairs of tickets for each performance. Here are the details of how to enter: Leave a comment on our Facebook page telling us why you would like to win and using the has tag #MinoruChapelOpera Follow us on Facebook. For a bonus entry follow @myvancity and @Richmond_BC and RT using #MinoruChapelOpera The City of … Read moreCONTEST – CHAPEL IN THE PARK Minoru Chapel Opera

BC Distilled Raises the Bar in 2015 

British Columbia’s Premier Micro-Distillery Festival Returns April 18, 2015  BC Distilled 2014 at CBC Studios. Rick Chung Photo. After a sold out inaugural event in 2014, BC Distilled returns to Vancouver for another round. With more vendors and a second event time added, BC Distilled is bigger and better than before.    On Saturday, April 18, 2015, twenty-two of … Read moreBC Distilled Raises the Bar in 2015 

TasteofThursday Chef Todd Bright Jian Dui recipe for Chinese New Year

Sesame Balls (Jian Dui) Chef Todd Bright ingredients: 1/2 cup white sesame seeds, or as needed Small bowl of water (about ½ cup) at room temperature 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 – 1 1/3 cups boiling water 3 cups (about 400 grams) glutinous rice flour 1 cup (about 200 grams) red bean paste (may not … Read moreTasteofThursday Chef Todd Bright Jian Dui recipe for Chinese New Year

Marketplace Events launches search for Western Canada’s Next Home Stylist

Winner will take centre stage at this fall’s home and design shows in Calgary, Vancouver and Edmonton Calling all bloggers, designers and entertaining enthusiasts: this could be your big break! Marketplace Events, producer of the Vancouver Home + Design Show, is pleased to announce its search for Western Canada’s Next Home Stylist, in partnership with Urban Barn and Western Living magazine. … Read moreMarketplace Events launches search for Western Canada’s Next Home Stylist

VINEXPO 2015: Main Trends in Canadian Wine and Spirits Market Revealed

The Story:Vinexpo revealed today the highly-anticipated results of its 12th study of the World Wine and Spirits Market with an Outlook to 2018, conducted by British agency International Wine and Spirit Research (IWSR).Global consumption of still and sparkling wines rose by 2.7 per cent between 2009 and 2013 to reach 2.648 billion 9-litre cases, the equivalent of more than … Read moreVINEXPO 2015: Main Trends in Canadian Wine and Spirits Market Revealed

14th Annual Steveston Rotary Wine Festival Friday May 8, 2015

Once again the Steveston Rotary is proud to present the one and only Grapes, Hops & Bites Festival at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery! Assisted by Sommelier and Wine/ Beer Industry Consultant Ryan Lewis, we have made some exciting changes for this years charity event. The theme for this year is “The Pacific Northwest”. We will … Read more14th Annual Steveston Rotary Wine Festival Friday May 8, 2015

We Are One: 3rd Annual Woman2Warrior Presented by Subway Invites Women to Band Together for Easter Seals

  We are One: 3rd annual Woman2Warrior presented by Subway invites women to band together for Easter Seals  Registration now open for Vancouver’s only women’s charity obstacle adventure race The British Columbia Lions Society for Children with Disabilities is uniting women from across the province as they register for the 3rd annual Woman2Warrior presented by Subway, happening Sunday, May 24. The women’s-only … Read moreWe Are One: 3rd Annual Woman2Warrior Presented by Subway Invites Women to Band Together for Easter Seals

Japan’s Longest-Standing Butoh Ensemble  Makes Canadian Debut at VIDF

Dairakudakan performs otherworldly spectacle in Canadian premiere of  Mushi no Hoshi – Space Insect In an otherworldly fusion of butoh and theatre, the Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly presents the Canadian premiere of renowned Japanese ensemble Dairakudakan in Mushi no Hoshi – Space Insect, on stage March 20 & 21, 2015 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. Under the direction of award-winning Choreographer Akaji Maro, … Read moreJapan’s Longest-Standing Butoh Ensemble  Makes Canadian Debut at VIDF

DEVOUR – eat, drink, and be social.

Kelowna foodies have eagerly marked their social calendars for March 7 as Kelowna’s highly anticipated decadent social night-out DEVOUR returns! The event’s promoter, Social Magnet Productions, market DEVOUR as, a culinary showcase for social foodies, featuring the Okanagan’s best chefs, mixologists, winemakers, master distillers, brew masters and purveyors of fine food and drink in a … Read moreDEVOUR – eat, drink, and be social.

Sweet Wishes for a Lucky Year from L’Epicerie Gourmande

L’Epicerie Gourmande Granville Island Public Market 1689 Johnston Street Vancouver, BC  Canada V6H 3R9 Hours Open 7 days a week: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Contact Phone: 604-653-7317 T: @LepicerieGourm Email / Website / Facebook GIVE THE GIFT OF A LUCKY YEAR With Valentine’s just passed, L’Epicerie Gourmande’s owner Chef David Izquierdo has turned his creativity to celebrating the next major holiday … Read moreSweet Wishes for a Lucky Year from L’Epicerie Gourmande

La Pentola Famiglia Supper Series, February 22

Take a Trip to the Butcher with La Pentola’s Famiglia Supper Series Who: Inspired by eighth-generation butcher Dario Cecchini, whose shop in Panzano draws crowds from all over the world, Northern Italian restaurant La Pentola has collaborated with Windsor Meats to create sumptuous dishes reflective of a visit to the neighborhood butcher.What: Hosted by Chef Lucais Syme, La Pentola invites you to experience the first Famiglia Supper … Read moreLa Pentola Famiglia Supper Series, February 22

Chic, energy efficient Linwood cabin to hit BC Place Stadium,  February 18-22

Homegrown talent shines with the Linwood Cardinal Cabin presented by BC Hydro Power Smart at the BC Home + Garden Show Locavores, prepare to fall in love. The BC Home + Garden Show, happening February 18-22 at BC Place Stadium, has called on the region’s building, design and energy efficiency leaders to create the Linwood Cardinal Cabin presented by BC … Read moreChic, energy efficient Linwood cabin to hit BC Place Stadium,  February 18-22

BC Home + Garden Show announces can’t-miss charity challenge, Home Tweet Home

BC Home + Garden Show launches Home Tweet Home project to benefit Ronald McDonald House British Columbia Local influencers are getting crafty at BC Place Stadium,  February 18-22, 2015 Home Tweet Home, a brand-new project dreamed up by the creative minds at Marketplace Events, is ready to take flight at BC Place Stadium. Starting Wednesday, February 18, … Read moreBC Home + Garden Show announces can’t-miss charity challenge, Home Tweet Home