EARLY MUSIC VANCOUVER – BACK TO BACH

  The smell of autumn is in the air, heralding that “back to school” is just around the corner.  September always signals a time of learning and new experiences.  This year, I decided to up my “cultural quotient” by learning more about the music, instruments and the composers from the Baroque period.  Two recent lunch … Read moreEARLY MUSIC VANCOUVER – BACK TO BACH

Pacific Theatre presents  A GOOD WAY OUT by Cara Norrish

you can’t turn your back on family Sept 23-Oct 15 Pacific Theatre presents A Good Way Out by Cara Norrish. Joey is a hardworking mechanic who operates as the front man for a biker gang. He joined for protection, but a few bad decisions have turned this dangerous world against him.  Playing Sept 23-Oct 15 8pm Wednesdays-Saturdays with 2pm matinees all … Read morePacific Theatre presents  A GOOD WAY OUT by Cara Norrish

The Steve Miller Band Rocks the PNE

The many fans lucky enough to attend the sold out concert by the Steve Miller Band at the PNE on Wednesday evening were treated to an amazing display of guitar virtuosity and musicianship as Miller and his band entertained their audience for ninety full minutes of non-stop rock.  Not only were extended versions of Miller’s … Read moreThe Steve Miller Band Rocks the PNE

#FridayFavourites – what to do August 26 – September 2

  Long Awaited Opening of the New R&B Ale & Pizza House   Fall in love with food this autumn at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards   Vancouver’s Best Brunch is at Glowbal at TELUS Garden   THE FAIR AT THE PNE UNVEILS 2016 LINE UP  WITH ALL-NEW PROGRAMMING AND RETURNING FAVOURITES   Vancouver Latin American Film … Read more#FridayFavourites – what to do August 26 – September 2

Beckon Audiences Away from the Light with – James & Jamesy in the Dark

  Pixar meets Waiting for Godot in critically-acclaimed, international touring spectacle favourites  a Rafflecopter giveaway Celebrated artists James & Jamesy reach new heights of hilarity and depths of profundity with their newest production James & Jamesy in the Dark, October 5 – 16, 2016 at the Waterfront Theatre. Hailed as “one of the most popular Fringe … Read moreBeckon Audiences Away from the Light with – James & Jamesy in the Dark

The Chan Centre Launches its Exhilarating 2016/17 Season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

GRAMMY-Nominated Trombone Virtuoso and High-Energy Band, Orleans Avenue, Set to Ignite the Chan Centre Stage    The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) launches its 2016/17 season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, September 25, 2016 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. New Orleans native “Trombone Shorty” … Read moreThe Chan Centre Launches its Exhilarating 2016/17 Season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

Give It Up at the Vancouver Fringe Festival

  I thought moderate success would be a lot more glamorous…   Give It Up is the Vancouver Fringe Festival premiere of comedian Morgan Brayton’s new one-person show. After toiling away for almost 30 years in film & tv, theatre and comedy, Brayton is questioning whether this is really the life she’d imagined forherself. Where is her … Read moreGive It Up at the Vancouver Fringe Festival

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

Come and visit the Artisan Market at the New Westminster Anvil Centre

  Saturday August 20th 2 – 10 PM in conjunction with the Columbia strEAT Food Truck Festival   The BC Artisan Marketing Society is hosting an Artisan Market within The Anvil Centre where you’ll find over 60 unique artisan vendors such as wood turning, craft beer, gourmet food products, jewelry, multi-media art, cottage wineries/distilleries and … Read moreCome and visit the Artisan Market at the New Westminster Anvil Centre

Manu Chao at Highlife Records

  Join Marc Fournier for a convivial talk on French/Spanish/World Traveler musician Manu Chao. Manu Chao is a French-born musician of Spanish origin. He sings in French, Spanish, English, Italian, Arabic, Catalan, Galician, Portuguese and occasionally in other languages. Chao began his musical career in Paris, busking and playing with groups such as Hot Pants and … Read moreManu Chao at Highlife Records