Take an hour and take in BULL!

  They say that if you are stirred emotionally by the play, the actors have been successful at their craft. if so, BULL, by Mike Bartlett, playing at the Italian Cultural Centre as part of Tremors from the Rumble Theatre is very, very successful. To put it mildly, I became totally involved! I was so … Read moreTake an hour and take in BULL!

Early Music Vancouver Starts Season on a High Note with – Handel and His Rivals –

  Renowned American soprano Amanda Forsythe joins the Pacific Baroque Orchestra for a thrilling programme of 18th century opera arias   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents Handel and His Rivals – Opera Arias from 18th Century London at Christ Church Cathedral on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 7:30pm. GRAMMY Award-winning soprano, Amanda Forsythe, will join Music Director Alexander … Read moreEarly Music Vancouver Starts Season on a High Note with – Handel and His Rivals –

BARD ON THE BEACH ADDS PERFORMANCES DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND

  Due to popular demand, Bard on the Beach is adding an additional six performances of its two productions on the Howard Family Stage (Douglas Campbell Theatre Tent). Othello will now run until September 20, and Pericles will close on September 21, extending the Howard Family Stage’s original end-of-season close from September 18 into the … Read moreBARD ON THE BEACH ADDS PERFORMANCES DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND

On Stage for One-Night Only: Joe Ink Presents the Critically Acclaimed 4OUR Following Sold Out Premiere in 2015

    Emotionally resonant 4OUR features Vancouver debut of Dora Award-nominated dancer Jarrett Siddall   Back by popular demand, following its sold out run in 2015, JOE INK and celebrated Vancouver Choreographer Joe Laughlin present 4OUR, onstage for one-night only, September 19, 2016 at 8pm at the Scotiabank Dance Centre. Hailed as “eclectic and deeply personal” … Read moreOn Stage for One-Night Only: Joe Ink Presents the Critically Acclaimed 4OUR Following Sold Out Premiere in 2015

Mercedes Amaya Company Showcases Flamenco’s Gypsy Roots in Sizzling Vancouver Premiere

    Spanish & Mexican Artists Led by Lineage of Legendary Carmen Amaya Headline Vancouver International Flamenco Festival    Vancouver International Flamenco Festival proudly presents the local debut of Mercedes Amaya Company, September 16 & 17, 2016, 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. Helmed by the niece of legendary Gypsy flamenco dancer, Carmen Amaya, this ensemble of … Read moreMercedes Amaya Company Showcases Flamenco’s Gypsy Roots in Sizzling Vancouver Premiere

Opera & Arias: The Magic Flute Mondays – August 29 and September 5 at Bard on the Beach • Under the Tents in Vanier Park

  Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents its annual Opera & Arias concerts, bringing Mozart’s beguiling music to life with a costumed concert staging of excerpts from his ever-popular opera, The Magic Flute. Enjoy the 27th season of Bard on the Beach by attending a live performance of this delightful piece, complete with memorable … Read moreOpera & Arias: The Magic Flute Mondays – August 29 and September 5 at Bard on the Beach • Under the Tents in Vanier Park

Colin Mochrie, Canadian Comedy Icon, Returns to Vancouver for Two Shows, September 23 + 24 

  Colin Mochrie, Vancouver TheatreSports™ alumnus, and star of Whose Line is it Anyway, returns this September to Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) for two laugh-packed shows. COLIN MOCHRIE UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL The first, on Friday, September 23 at 7:30 pm takes place at The Improv Centre, VTSL’s home on Granville Island. Seating only 186 people … Read moreColin Mochrie, Canadian Comedy Icon, Returns to Vancouver for Two Shows, September 23 + 24 

Vancouver International Flamenco Festival Announces Fiery 2016 Lineup of Local & World-Renowned Artists

  26th Annual Celebration of Contemporary & Traditional Flamenco  Honours Art Form’s Spanish Gypsy Roots The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival announces its spellbinding 2016 lineup of local and international flamenco artists, September 10 – 20, 2016, with free workshops and ticketed performances at various Vancouver venues. This year, the festival celebrates flamenco’s Spanish Gypsy origins with the Vancouver … Read moreVancouver International Flamenco Festival Announces Fiery 2016 Lineup of Local & World-Renowned Artists

Theatre Under the Stars Announces Week-Long Hold Over of Enchanting 2016 Season

  Seven performances added in third official hold over in 70+ year history   Due to overwhelming demand, Theatre Under the Stars’ (TUTS) acclaimed productions of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast & West Side Story will extend their runs by one week. These seven newly added performances will see the shows run at Stanley Park’s … Read moreTheatre Under the Stars Announces Week-Long Hold Over of Enchanting 2016 Season

Alchemy Theatre & Vagabond Players present William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew

  Summer theatre returns to The Bernie Legge Theatre with an Alchemy Theatre and Vagabond Players co-production of William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, running from August 4th to August 21st. About Taming of the Shrew In this gender swapped rendition of one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, two brothers are being married off. … Read moreAlchemy Theatre & Vagabond Players present William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew

Rumble Theatre presents TREMORS

  August 11 – 20, 2016 at Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre   Rumble Theatre is thrilled to present the 2016 edition of Tremors, our festival of emerging talent. We’ve selected three outstanding scripts (Dry Land by Ruby Rae Spiegel, Bull by Mike Bartlett, and Better Angels: A Parable by Andrea Scott) and assembled a company of emerging … Read moreRumble Theatre presents TREMORS

#FridayFavourites – what’s on August 5 to 11

  Truck Stop Concert Series Headliner riding #1 Billboard Country Chart Wave to Vancouver   BURRITO LIGHTS, BIG CITY: TACOFINO EXPANDS ITS BRAND ONCE AGAIN BY OPENING NEW COUNTER-SERVICE RESTAURANT AND BAR IN YALETOWN   Bench 1775 Winery   FOUR SEASONS HOTEL VANCOUVER AND YEW SEAFOOD + BAR WELCOME NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF   Tickets available now … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s on August 5 to 11

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening July 29 – August 4/5

  TOMATO TEMPTATIONS BECKON AT PROVENCE   Tickets available now: Okanagan Feast of Fields Goes ‘Off the Grid’   Book now to avoid disappointment: THINGS ARE GETTING WILD AT YEW THIS AUGUST   EAGLES BUFFET DEBUTS THEMED DINING NIGHTS   New Cocktail Hour Menu at the Keg   AWARD-WINNING LIQUIDITY WINES RELEASES  2014 PINOT RESERVES … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s happening July 29 – August 4/5

Harry Potter Adventure at Park Royal South Shopping Centre

  Rocky Mountain Flatbread and friends are thrilled to offer a unique Harry Potter Adventure for families in celebration of the release of the new Harry Potter script book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. What: Harry Potter Adventure Date: Sunday, July 31 Time: noon – 2 pm Location:  Park Royal South Shopping Centre, 2002 Park Royal South, West Vancouver, … Read moreHarry Potter Adventure at Park Royal South Shopping Centre

The Canadian Music Centre in BC Expands with Opening of First Branch on Vancouver Island

    New Victoria Creative Hub will host unique pedagogical library of Canadian music, offering free instructional resources and workshops   The Canadian Music Centre in British Columbia (CMC BC) announces the launch of its first-ever Vancouver Island branch, the Victoria Creative Hub, part of an exciting new partnership with the Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) … Read moreThe Canadian Music Centre in BC Expands with Opening of First Branch on Vancouver Island

Swipe Right and Make a Date with OK Tinder

  Vancouver TheatreSports™ pokes fun at Vancouver’s notorious dating scene with its latest late-night show, OK Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy. Opening August 3, OK Tinder takes over the 9:15 pm time slot following TheatreSports™ on Wednesdays evenings. Most single Vancouverites have tons of stories about their experiences with online dating. Whether it was the … Read moreSwipe Right and Make a Date with OK Tinder

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

  Brazil to be Guest Country at the 14th Annual Festival The 14th Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF), the largest festival of Latin American cinema in Canada, is proud to announce its 2016 lineup featuring Brazil as the guest country. The festival will be taking place from August 25 to September 4 across three main venues in … Read moreVancouver Latin American Film Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening July 22 – 28 in and around Vancouver

  Reservations now being accepted OLO Celebrates Food Day Canada with Rustic Beachside Barbecue   MEET THE NEW TEAM AT BEACH BAY CAFÉ AND PATIO:   NEW DESTINATION FOR SERIOUS PIE DISHES OUT AND GIVES BACK    Don’t miss out, time to book your place Le Dîner en Blanc Vancouver Returns Thursday, August 18   Visit … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s happening July 22 – 28 in and around Vancouver

Othello – Mesmerizing Performances from a Stellar Cast

I was very excited to see my very first performance of Othello at Bard on the Beach this week. After all, Shakespeare’s classic story of the moody, manipulated Moor has all the ingredients we’ve come to expect – love, passion, revenge, murder, even witty repartee. But I didn’t expect to be blown away. And I … Read moreOthello – Mesmerizing Performances from a Stellar Cast

West Side Story Here Until August 20th

  Sarah Rodgers, the acclaimed, Vancouver actor/director and 8 year veteran of Theatre Under the Stars, seized the moment and skillfully directed Bernstein and Sondheim’s 1957 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical classic, Westside Story.  A lover of Romeo and Juliet from which West Side Story is based, Rodgers stated that while Westside Story was one of … Read moreWest Side Story Here Until August 20th