David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries

  by David Sedaris; adapted by Joe Mantello A backstage pass into the secret lives of elves!   GTI Theatrical Productions Society, with the generous support of Famous Artists Limited, is thrilled to present David Sedaris’ biting holiday comedy, The SantaLand Diaries, at Presentation House Theatre in North Vancouver from Thursday, December 8th to Saturday, … Read moreDavid Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries

CandyTown 2016: Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Vancouver’s Only Free Outdoor Christmas Event

  Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Vancouver’s Only Free Outdoor Christmas Event   On Saturday, November 26, 2016, the fifth annual CandyTown will bring to Yaletown a Christmas bash that’s just as fun and bustling as Santa’s workshop. Beloved across the city, the neighbourhood-wide celebration is hosted by Yaletown’s generous merchants through the Yaletown Business Improvement … Read moreCandyTown 2016: Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Vancouver’s Only Free Outdoor Christmas Event

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening November 4 – 11

  Jonny Staub from Virgin Radio and TDIAO welcome 60 dogs from California – to be rescued November 6th by pre-approved families.   FlyOver Canada Flight Ride Experience   SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   SWINE MEETS WINE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SUNDAY SUPPER … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s happening November 4 – 11

Improv Show at Performance Works – a review

  You never know what will happen during an Improv show.  The stage is bear, ready to be lit up by random characters that are imagined on the whim of the actors and actresses. Improve is not constrained by a script, it has no barriers and the theme is based on chance, improvise, and sometimes … Read moreImprov Show at Performance Works – a review

Hidden “bone-chilling, site specific horror adventure”

  Hidden is a thrilling, theatrical experience described as a “bone-chilling, site specific horror adventure”.  The production begins with a van ride with an intimate audience of 13 people where we are introduced to the three young university students of The Lost Lovers Murder Tour and learn about their untimely demise twenty years ago in … Read moreHidden “bone-chilling, site specific horror adventure”

Determination, Resilience and a Small Suitcase

Suitcase Stories by Maki Yi Suitcase Stories written and performed by Maki Yi opened on October 28th, at Pacific Theatre on 12th and Hemlock in Vancouver.  Suitcase stories brings to life the anticipation and set backs of Maki Yi’s personal experiences as she leaves South Korea to make her home in Canada.  It is fashioned … Read moreDetermination, Resilience and a Small Suitcase

Alchemy Theatre presents Eva Le Gallienne & Florida Friebus’ Alice in Wonderland

  Affordable, family friendly fun in the midst of the holiday season! Outlandish creatures and quizzical conversations fill the stage as Alchemy Theatre brings you one of the most imaginative tales ever written, Alice in Wonderland which runs December 8th to 18th at the intimate black box theatre, Studio 1398 on Granville Island. This visually stunning production combines … Read moreAlchemy Theatre presents Eva Le Gallienne & Florida Friebus’ Alice in Wonderland

Frankenstein 1945 – a review by Karin Schwagly

  Set in post WW2 Germany, Frankenstein 1945 is a macabre stage noir production. This original story melds the real horrors of medical experimentation in the Nazi prison camps with the classic Frankenstein myth. It follows Dr. Frankenstein played by Gregory Radzimowski, as he works as an intern in a Nazi Prison camp. Under the … Read moreFrankenstein 1945 – a review by Karin Schwagly

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 98th season

 NOVEMBER CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS    Globe-trotting adventure, earth-shaking music and an internationally-renowned orchestra   The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 98th season is your ticket to a rich variety of classical, popular and culturally diverse music, delivered in performances as passionate as they are engaging. Music is an international language which we aim to share with audiences of … Read moreThe Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 98th season

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you…  … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

We’ll put a spell on you… 

  Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) celebrates the season of goblins and Jack-O-Lanterns with its own SPOOKtacular event – Halloween Monster Match, Saturday October 29 starting at 7:30 pm at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. For this one night, the Improv Centre is transformed with HAUNTing décor into an eerie sepulchre worthy of any Demon … Read moreWe’ll put a spell on you… 

“Dining Etiquette For Holiday Parties” 

  Champagne & Etiquette will be held at the Shangri La Hotel in downtown Vancouver BC on Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM. An interactive social event where you can brush up on etiquette for events, gatherings and work parties during the upcoming holiday season. We have selected a custom multi course meal … Read more“Dining Etiquette For Holiday Parties” 

Hot Glass Cold Beer Pairs Beer Tasting with Glassblowing for Halloween Fun

  A Hot, Haunted and Hoppy Halloween Await As Hot Glass Cold Beer Brings Craft Beer Tasting To The Next Level! On Saturday, October 29 Terminal City Glass Co-op (TCGC) will present the third annual Hot Glass Cold Beer event, pairing craft beer tasting with glassblowing demonstrations, a carved pumpkin contest, a costume contest, and … Read moreHot Glass Cold Beer Pairs Beer Tasting with Glassblowing for Halloween Fun

Turning Point Ensemble presents  UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

  Sat. Nov. 5 @ 3pm & Sun. Nov. 6 @8pm Roundhouse Community Centre   Turning Point Ensemble in collaboration with Music on Main’s Modulus Festival is presenting Under the Microscope, Nov. 5 & 6th at the Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews in Yaletown.  Under the Microscope is a special opportunity to meet and hear the members of TPE’s exceptional ensemble close-up and personal in solo, duo, … Read moreTurning Point Ensemble presents  UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

Stone’s Throw Productions is presenting The Most Massive Woman Wins

  November 9-12 after Suitcase Stories (approx. 10pm) at Pacific Theatre   THE MOST MASSIVE WOMAN WINS by Madeleine George “I’m about to have my body surgically removed” November  9 – 12 IN SHORT: Stone’s Throw Productions presents The Most Massive Woman Wins by Madeleine George. Four woman sitting in the waiting room of a liposuction clinic explore their perceptions of body … Read moreStone’s Throw Productions is presenting The Most Massive Woman Wins

Spinal Chord Gala – ICORD with Vancouver Cantata Singers

  The eight annual Spinal Chord Gala, a fundraiser in support of spinal chord research and the arts took place on Saturday, October 22, 2016. The joint venture, in support of ICORD  and the Vancouver Cantata Singers, was held in the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre’s three-story glass atrium which once again, was a fantastic backdrop … Read moreSpinal Chord Gala – ICORD with Vancouver Cantata Singers

ITSAZOO Announces Hold Over  of Site-Specific Horror Event: – Hidden –

    Eight performances added to the run of slasher-inspired event of the Halloween season    Due to overwhelming demand, ITSAZOO will extend the run of the bone-chilling, site-specific horror event Hidden by one week. Eight newly added performances will see the show run at UBC Botanical Garden through to November 19, 2016. “We are deeply appreciative of the outpouring … Read moreITSAZOO Announces Hold Over  of Site-Specific Horror Event: – Hidden –

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra with Goh Ballet Presents the Children’s Symphonic Classic 

  -Peter and the Wolf-   Theatre Luminary Christopher Gaze joins ranks of Alec Guinness, Sean Connery and David Attenborough Narrating Prokofiev’s Musical Fairytale   The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) presents Sergei Prokofiev’s timeless symphonic tale, Peter and the Wolf, November 27, 2016, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. This enchanting story of a boy … Read moreVancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra with Goh Ballet Presents the Children’s Symphonic Classic 

The Kettle Society Presents  ART AGAINST STIGMA Art Show & Sale

  WHAT: The Kettle Society’s Art Against Stigma is a gallery style art show and sale, part of the 20th Annual Eastside Culture Crawl. Art Against Stigma will feature more than a thousand pieces of art created by local artists living with a mental health disability. All works are available for purchase with 100% of … Read moreThe Kettle Society Presents  ART AGAINST STIGMA Art Show & Sale

THIS CHRISTMAS VISIT THE CHRISTMAS SHOW WITH THE LARGEST GATHERING OF ARTISANS 

OVER 250 PARTICIPANTS INCLUDING OVER 140 SELECT ARTISANS WILL BE OFFERING HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF UNIQUE HAND MADE PRODUCTS FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFT SHOPPING LIMITED TIME TICKET SALE – 2 FOR 1 TICKETS OCTOBER 20-27 ONLY Click here to buy your tickets online! Enter code: HALFPRICE to get sale pricing What You’ll Find at the Show: … Read moreTHIS CHRISTMAS VISIT THE CHRISTMAS SHOW WITH THE LARGEST GATHERING OF ARTISANS