Waterside “Vines & Spines” Monthly Wine and Book Club

Innovative and new ‘Vines & Spines’ monthly wine and book club has now been launched by local BC
Winery.  The subscription membership includes a new release book (in paper or audible form) and a bottle of Waterside wine delivered monthly.

SURREY CITY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS: THE NUTCRACKER

On November 30th, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. at the Chandos Pattison Auditorium, the Surrey City Orchestra presents an evening of culturally diverse music and dance, featuring local dance companies and singers. The concert will include the familiar music of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece.

EMV Presents Festive Masterpiece Handel’s ‘Messiah’, Led by Tafelmusik’s Ivars Taurins

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) invites audiences to celebrate the festive season with the much-anticipated return of Handel’s Messiah, on November 30, 2019 at 7:30pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

Merry Kissmas – A Royal Romance (Nov. 20-Dec. 24 at The Improv Centre)

This is the time of year when screens large and small are filled with sappy, warm-hearted romantic comedies, and the stage at The Improv Centre is no exception. VTS’ holiday special parodies all the inane clichés and tropes you would expect to see in any popular holiday TV special or film. Boy (or girl) meets girl (or boy), they fall in love, they have an argument or someone jeopardizes the relationship, they patch things up, and the story ends with their nuptials.

MOA Explores Boundaries of Ceramic Art with Premiere Exhibition: ‘Playing with Fire’

Playing with Fire features the work of 11 internationally recognized BC-based artists — Judy Chartrand, Ying-Yueh Chuang, Gathie Falk, Jeremy Hatch, Ian Johnston, David Lambert, Glenn Lewis, Alywn O’Brien, Bill Rennie, Debra Sloan, and Brendan Tang — who are all acclaimed for their fearless innovation in ceramic work.

Arts Umbrella Announces the Naming of its Theatre & Music Department in New Granville Island Location

Architect and heritage planner Robert Lemon has made a $2-million contribution to the Arts Umbrella Building Campaign in the name of his late partner Robert (Bob) Ledingham. To celebrate Bob’s appreciation of theatre and passion for education, the Robert M. Ledingham School of Theatre & Music will provide young people with access to extensive training opportunities, led by Artistic Director Paul Moniz de Sá.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Presents the Music of Mozart, Haydn, and Fiala, featuring Berlin Philharmonic Oboist Albrecht Mayer on October 25 & 26 at The Chan Centre at UBC

You haven’t heard oboe till you’ve heard Albrecht Mayer, principal of the Berlin Philharmonic. Mayer will lead the VSO as both soloist and conductor in a program that features a concerto that skillfully highlights the oboe’s capabilities.

VSO Announces Iconic Conductor Tan Dun to Lead Martial Arts Symphony Show Crouching Tiger & Beyond on Saturday, Nov. 9

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) is pleased to present iconic Chinese conductor Tan Dun in Crouching Tiger & Beyond — a groundbreaking show that combines the brilliance of a live orchestra with iconic footage from the legendary martial arts films Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero, and The Banquet on Friday, November 9 at the Orpheum.