Bill Reid Gallery Announces Intangible: Innovative Exhibition to Draw from Past and Unfurl Future of Coast Salish Art 

    Diverse collection to feature sculpture, hand-weaving, hip-hop performance art, multimedia installation, and more by artists from across Coast Salish territory   Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art announces its next major exhibition, Intangible, a collection of evocative and diverse Coast Salish works on display from September 13 – December 10, 2017. Influenced by … Read moreBill Reid Gallery Announces Intangible: Innovative Exhibition to Draw from Past and Unfurl Future of Coast Salish Art 

KIDS ENCOURAGED TO SPREAD GOODWILL AT THIRD ANNUAL KINDNESS PATROL

    Children throughout the province are being encouraged to join the Kindness Patrol on May 28th 2017, a movement to spread kindness and goodwill throughout the community.   The initiative was spearheaded by Clinical Psychologists Dr. Carla Fry and Dr. Lisa Ferrari from Vancouver Psychology Centre and Real Parenting Lab, in an effort jump-start … Read moreKIDS ENCOURAGED TO SPREAD GOODWILL AT THIRD ANNUAL KINDNESS PATROL

OUT ON SCREEN ANNOUNCES DATES FOR THE 29th ANNUAL VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL AUGUST 10-20, 2017

  Out On Screen is proud to present the Vancouver Queer Film Festival this summer from Thursday, August 10 to Sunday, August 20 at various theatres, including the Vancouver Playhouse, Cineplex Odeon International Village, SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, VIFF’s Vancity Theatre and a new Festival venue, the York Theatre on Commercial Drive. New … Read moreOUT ON SCREEN ANNOUNCES DATES FOR THE 29th ANNUAL VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL AUGUST 10-20, 2017

HAPPY! A Singing Fundraiser For Music Heals!

WE’RE HOLDING A “SING FOR A CAUSE” EVENT TO BENEFIT MUSIC HEALS, ON WEDNESDAY MAY 24 2017 AT ST JAMES HALL, KITSILANO: • On Wednesday May 24, 7.30 to 10pm, at St James Hall in Kitsilano everyone that attends (Yes! Everyone!) will be given lyric sheets and the whole venue will be taught to sing … Read moreHAPPY! A Singing Fundraiser For Music Heals!

Tropical Ale Storm to Sweep Vancouver Craft Beer Week

  Vancouver Craft Beer Week’s 2017 Collaboration Beer: Hazy Pale Infused with Guava and Passionfruit to be Released May 18, 2017 Vancouver Craft Beer Week kicks off on May 26, 2017 but brewers from around the province have already gathered in the spirit of community to brew the festival’s annual Collaboration Beer: Hazy Pale Infused with … Read moreTropical Ale Storm to Sweep Vancouver Craft Beer Week

INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR PROMOTES CITY AS GLOBAL ART HUB

  Now in its third year, Art! Vancouver continues to take advantage of an urban stage primed for an international art fair. The city’s natural beauty, ease of living, cultural diversity and amenities make it ripe for an international art fair, says Lisa Wolfin, director of Art! Vancouver. “After seeing what other cities have done … Read moreINTERNATIONAL ART FAIR PROMOTES CITY AS GLOBAL ART HUB

DOUBLE DOWN: VANCOUVER PHILANTHROPIST SHAFIN DIAMOND TEJANI TO DOUBLE ALL FUNDS RAISED AT MEALSHARE’S ‘TONIGHT FOR TOMORROW’ FUNDRAISER MAY 10

  Tech-Sector Entrepreneur Pledges Support to Non-Profit Charity’s Second-Annual Initiative to Raise Much-Needed Funds for Ongoing Mission to End Youth Hunger   Local entrepreneur and tech-sector philanthropist Shafin Diamond Tejani has given a big boost to Mealshare’s second-annual ‘Tonight For Tomorrow’ fundraiser by pledging to match all monies raised during the dining-out event that takes … Read moreDOUBLE DOWN: VANCOUVER PHILANTHROPIST SHAFIN DIAMOND TEJANI TO DOUBLE ALL FUNDS RAISED AT MEALSHARE’S ‘TONIGHT FOR TOMORROW’ FUNDRAISER MAY 10

Our Favourites – what’s happening around town and more

  VO PRESENTS THREE NEW OPERA PRODUCTIONS AND BOLD PROGRAMMING AT THE INAUGURAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL April 28 to May 13, 2017   Limitless Laughs Abound in Western World   Kasandra Flamenco Presents – LA TARARA   JUST LIKE MOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE SERVES UP A NOSTALGIC DINNER IN HONOUR OF MOTHER’S DAY, MAY 14 Virtuous … Read moreOur Favourites – what’s happening around town and more

Award-winning Vancouver singer raises her voice for International ME/CFS & FM Awareness Day

  Soprano and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis sufferer Jacqueline Ko presents Here I Stand, a benefit show for the ME/FM Society of BC This May, an award-winning soprano will sing to support chronic neuro-immune disease awareness. On Saturday, May 13th, 25-year-old Jacqueline Ko will present the gala benefit concert Here I Stand at Marpole United Church. The … Read moreAward-winning Vancouver singer raises her voice for International ME/CFS & FM Awareness Day

West of Main Art Walk Welcomes the Spring Season with 25th Anniversary Celebration 

  In recognition of milestone year, beloved studio tour expands geographical boundaries & hosts downtown exhibition    Artists in Our Midst  (AIOM) celebrates 25 years of open-door artistic explorations with the West of Main Art Walk, May 27 & 28, 2017. In its largest-ever year, the festivities stretch from Point Grey to Main Street and … Read moreWest of Main Art Walk Welcomes the Spring Season with 25th Anniversary Celebration