Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive Association celebrates the 9th annual ‘Light Up The Vines’ event to celebrate the holiday season. This free event welcomes visitors to tour along Bottleneck Drive and visit wineries, cideries, breweries, and distilleries who have decorated their vineyards, orchards and tasting rooms for the holidays.
“To be named as one of Canada’s best new restaurants is definitely something we couldn’t have anticipated,” says Shaun Layton, who opened ¿CóMO? Taperia last year alongside fellow industry veterans Frankie Harrington and Justin Witcher. “All we wanted to do was give Vancouver a little piece of Spain we love so much. Where people can enjoy popular Spanish drinks and creative, yet, simple tapas together in an intimate space with fun and great hospitality. It’s an incredible honour.”
More than 500 visual artists will open their art studios, collaborative work spaces, garages, and homes — to engage with the public, showcase their remarkable work, and encourage fellowship — during the 23rd annual Eastside Culture Crawl, taking place across Vancouver’s Eastside community from November 14 to 17, 2019.
Acclaimed Portuguese-Canadian playwright Elaine Ávila’s new play, FADO, is a tale of love and ghosts set in the back alleys and brothels of old Lisbon. Part concert and part theatre, the story of a young woman confronting her country’s Fascist past and her own identity is interwoven with the heartbreaking national music of Portugal known as Fado, which means “fate.”