Valley Song at the Pacific Theatre until April 8th

  The audience at last evening’s opening performance of playwright Athol Fugard’s Valley Song at the Pacific Theatre was treated to an entertaining, thought provoking story of love, loss and the inevitability of change. Set in South Africa in the early post-apartheid years, two characters – a grandfather and his granddaughter – struggle with their … Read moreValley Song at the Pacific Theatre until April 8th

Pacific Theatre presents  VALLEY SONG by Athol Fugard 

  VALLEY SONG by Athol Fugard  originally produced by The Gateway Theatre  March 24-April 8, 2017 Pacific Theatre presents Valley Song by Athol Fugard, an inter-generational tale that brings the nation-wide social changes of apartheid to one family. Playing Mar 24-Apr 8 8pm Wednesdays-Saturdays with 2pm matinees all Saturdays and Sunday, Apr 2 at Pacific Theatre, … Read morePacific Theatre presents  VALLEY SONG by Athol Fugard 

Chefs Shine at #GoodFrance 2017

  Chefs whose love of food dates back to their childhood brought their unique styles and passion for French cuisine to this year’s #GoodFrance global event on March 21. Chefs from more than 2000 restaurants in five continents prepared a multi-course dinner that paid homage to French cuisine. In Vancouver, Bistro Pastis, Le Crocodile and … Read moreChefs Shine at #GoodFrance 2017

SOMETHING’S FISHY AT PROVENCE THIS APRIL

  From April 1st through 30th, join Provence Marinaside as it celebrates its ninth annual Poisson d’Avril. In France, ‘Poisson d’Avril’ (April’s Fish) is a one day affair corresponding to our April Fool’s Day filled with whimsical pranks and games (background & history) . “Poisson d’Avril is an opportunity to welcome spring with a bit … Read moreSOMETHING’S FISHY AT PROVENCE THIS APRIL

Fabulous Okanagan Fest of Ale™ Flows Over

Okanagan Fest of Ale™ veterans Cannery Brewing of Penticton Who doesn’t want a great pour of favourite craft brews? As the popularity of craft beer and cider continues to climb, the Okanagan Fest of Ale Society (OFOAS) is thriving and has grown from a two-day consumer tasting to Okanagan Beer Week, April 3 to 9, … Read moreFabulous Okanagan Fest of Ale™ Flows Over

 Hardline Productions Weaves Riveting Tale of First Nations on the Front Lines in WWI Drama _– REDPATCH –

  Drawing on extensive research, world premiere production aims to enhance understanding of First Nations’ contributions to Canadian efforts during World War I Hardline Productions presents Raes Calvert and Sean Harris Oliver’s historical drama REDPATCH, April 12 – 16, 2017 at Studio 16. Opening on the 100-year anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the moving production follows … Read more Hardline Productions Weaves Riveting Tale of First Nations on the Front Lines in WWI Drama _– REDPATCH –

VO PRESENTS THREE NEW OPERA PRODUCTIONS AND BOLD PROGRAMMING AT THE INAUGURAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL April 28 to May 13, 2017

    Otello, Dead Man Walking and The Marriage of Figaro Vancouver Opera feature superb singers, stunning designs. Vancouver Opera Festival will be a wide ranging celebration of the vocal arts, designed to appeal to diverse audiences, all set conveniently in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Programming also includes a new commissioned video art installation by award-winning … Read moreVO PRESENTS THREE NEW OPERA PRODUCTIONS AND BOLD PROGRAMMING AT THE INAUGURAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL April 28 to May 13, 2017

Bistro Pastis Chef Mike Mikoda Embraces Classical French Cuisine for #GoodFrance March 21

  Chef Mike Mikoda is still relatively new at the helm over at Bistro Pastis, but his love of classical French cuisine has inspired him throughout his 15 year career. And he’s excited to have the opportunity to showcase his interpretation of time-honoured dishes at the third Annual #GoodFrance event on March 21. “I appreciate the … Read moreBistro Pastis Chef Mike Mikoda Embraces Classical French Cuisine for #GoodFrance March 21

Limitless Laughs Abound in Western World

  Vancouver TheatreSports™ League’s (VTSL) improvisers will have plenty of opportunity to demonstrate their lightning fast wit as they play the ‘Hosts’ to audience ‘Guests’ in Western World opening April 6 at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Inspired by the popular HBO series Westworld, this improvised parody relies on audience suggestions to set the … Read moreLimitless Laughs Abound in Western World

#NoFilter – a review of Vancouver TheatreSports latest improv by George Froehlich

  In comedy, improv is the art of responding instantly in a live theatre format. And the response can be dialogue, a story or just a statement that a comedian has to respond to. And while it can be hilariously funny it is also one of the hardest things in comedy to do right and get … Read more#NoFilter – a review of Vancouver TheatreSports latest improv by George Froehlich