Vancouver TheatreSports™ Puts the ‘Ha-ha’ in Ha-ha-happy Valentine’s

  Whether boy meets girl, girl meets girl or boy meets boy, everyone knows that romance thrives when sprinkled liberally with laughter. There’s no better place for a little romance and a lot of laughter than at a Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) show. Did you know that The Improv Centre is one of Cupid’s favourite hangouts? … Read moreVancouver TheatreSports™ Puts the ‘Ha-ha’ in Ha-ha-happy Valentine’s

Nita Lake Lodge celebrates ten years as Whistler’s best boutique hotel

Resort-wide features throughout February mark the milestone year Over the past decade, Nita Lake Lodge has grown to become one of Whistler’s most-coveted resorts for skiers and non-skiers alike. Entering its tenth year of operation, the property will celebrate this significant milestone throughout February with celebratory features and 10 Days of Giveaways. “We are thrilled … Read moreNita Lake Lodge celebrates ten years as Whistler’s best boutique hotel

BC Wine Studio launches wine in support of BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program

BC Wine Studio may make its wine in Okanagan Falls, but its heart is firmly in East Vancouver, and it’s proud to support the BC Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program with a delicious new Neighbour’s Blend which will help raise funds for the outstanding work done by this local food security program. The BC Farmers … Read moreBC Wine Studio launches wine in support of BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program

All-Star chef line-up and new Sunday brunch planned for Taste Washington’s 21st birthday

  Biggest menu of events and special guests booked for Taste Washington 2018   Taste Washington is keeping it fresh for its biggest year yet, with a talented group of culinary stars and a brand new Sunday brunch event. Tickets to the entire Taste Washington festival are on sale now at tastewashington.org. New to the … Read moreAll-Star chef line-up and new Sunday brunch planned for Taste Washington’s 21st birthday

FRONT AND CENTRE: CAFÉ MEDINA MARKS MILESTONE 10th ANNIVERSARY AS VANCOUVER’S PREMIER BRUNCH DESTINATION WITH FEBRUARY FUNDRAISER

   Café Medina Team Thanks Friends, Family and Fans by Giving Back to BC Hospitality Foundation via ‘Front of the Line’ Fundraiser   Beloved brunch hotspot Café Medina will celebrate its first delicious decade by shelving its usual no-reservations policy to bring back its popular ‘Front of the Line’ Fundraiser throughout the month of February. From … Read moreFRONT AND CENTRE: CAFÉ MEDINA MARKS MILESTONE 10th ANNIVERSARY AS VANCOUVER’S PREMIER BRUNCH DESTINATION WITH FEBRUARY FUNDRAISER

SEXY ’BEEST: HISTORIC GASTOWN ENCLAVE BRINGS THE LOVE, HOSTS INTIMATE VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE

  Restaurant Sets the Mood for Romance on Wednesday, February 14 When Executive Chef Ian McHale Serves Four-Course, Seasonally Inspired Feast with Optional Wine Pairings    t’s ‘ready, set, romance’ when the staff at Wildebeest play cupid and host a one-night-only four-course Valentine’s Day dinner service in the warm and inviting dining quarters of the Gastown restaurant … Read moreSEXY ’BEEST: HISTORIC GASTOWN ENCLAVE BRINGS THE LOVE, HOSTS INTIMATE VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE

VALENTINE’S DAY PLANS ARE SEALED WITH A FISH AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S AFTER HOURS

   Love will be in the air at the Valentine’s Day edition of Vancouver Aquarium’s After Hours event on Wednesday, February 14. The evening affair is adults-only, setting the stage for a provocative, sometimes racy, and oftentimes comical exploration of the sex lives of aquatic animals.   Singles and doubles alike can spend Valentine’s Day … Read moreVALENTINE’S DAY PLANS ARE SEALED WITH A FISH AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S AFTER HOURS

Introducing Brunch Happy Hour! at Earls Restaurants

  Your weekends just got better.   January can be a tough time to convince yourself to get outside and brave the winter weather, but our new Brunch Happy Hour is all the motivation you’ll need to get bundled up and walk out that door. We’re reinventing the brunch scene with all brunch entrées for … Read moreIntroducing Brunch Happy Hour! at Earls Restaurants

JFL NORTHWEST ADDS A FLURRY OF FUNNY TO FESTIVAL LINEUP 

  2018 FESTIVAL, TAKING PLACE MARCH 1-10, WELCOMES BILL BURR FOR A THIRD PERFORMANCE, THE LUCAS BROTHERS, AUNTY DONNA, STOP PODCASTING YOURSELF, VANCOUVER COMEDY AWARDS, RETAIL NIGHTMARES, B-SIDES WITH CHRIS GORDON, AND ADDITIONS TO THE BEST OF THE WEST SERIES TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JANUARY 26 AT 10am AT JFLNorthWest.com  Vancouver’s comedy festival, JFL NorthWest, presented in association with SiriusXM, returns for a … Read moreJFL NORTHWEST ADDS A FLURRY OF FUNNY TO FESTIVAL LINEUP 

Four Season Whistler’s Sidecut raises the bar on Sunday Brunch

  There’s brunch and then there’s Brunch Concept at Sidecut Steakhouse in the Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler. From the moment you step into the tranquility and luxury that is the Four Seasons Whistler you begin to feel the pleasant feeling of complete relaxation. A few steps down the staircase, past the art installations … Read moreFour Season Whistler’s Sidecut raises the bar on Sunday Brunch

Glowbal participating as Dine Out Vancouver Festival returns in 2018

  Calling all food and wine lovers alike, it’s time to take the city by storm to try the best dining destinations Vancouver has to offer. This year, we’re excited to include the brand new Italian Kitchen! If you haven’t joined us yet at Italian Kitchen’s new location, Dine Out Vancouver offers the perfect chance … Read moreGlowbal participating as Dine Out Vancouver Festival returns in 2018

SUPPORTING OUR CANADIAN OLYMPIC ATHLETES NEVER TASTED SO GOOD

  With the Pyeong Chang 2018 Winter Olympics just one month away, chefs and organizers of the 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships are getting ready for a battle of the plates on February 2 + 3 in Kelowna, BC. “Net proceeds from the Canadian Culinary Championships are provided to the Canadian Olympic Foundation which supports Olympic … Read moreSUPPORTING OUR CANADIAN OLYMPIC ATHLETES NEVER TASTED SO GOOD

DINE AROUND Thompson Okanagan back until February 4, 2018

    With about 50 restaurants participating throughout the Thompson Okanagan, there’s lots of choice to check out the specially designed three-course tasting menus. You’ll find menus at $15, $25, $35 and $45 with suggested BC VQA wine pairings, BC Craft Beer pairings or spirits and cocktail pairings. Says Christina Ferreira, event coordinator, “More than … Read moreDINE AROUND Thompson Okanagan back until February 4, 2018

Vancouver Opera presents Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)

  An evening of Love, Laughter & Magic Potion a Review Anita Neufeld Queen Elizabeth Theatre Sunday, January 21, 2018 • 2:00pm matinee Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 7:30pm Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 7:30pm   As we experienced a rare break from the relentless rain of late, I was struck again with appreciation for … Read moreVancouver Opera presents Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)

BALLET BC ANNOUNCES ROMEO + JULIET FOR ITS 2017/18 SEASON

  Ballet BC continues its dynamic 32nd season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, February 22- 24 with performances from Thursday to Saturday, February 22-24 at 8:00pm and a Saturday matinee on February 24 at 2pm. Under the artistic leadership of Ballet BC Artistic Director Emily Molnar, PROGRAM 2 will be a Ballet BC repertoire first—a … Read moreBALLET BC ANNOUNCES ROMEO + JULIET FOR ITS 2017/18 SEASON

  The Chan Centre presents Rare Tribute to Legendary South African Ensemble: The Jazz Epistles

  Jazz Epistles Alumnus Abdullah Ibrahim with Prodigious Trumpeter Terence Blanchard Revisits Iconic Catalogue of Apartheid-Era Works The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents The Jazz Epistles: Abdullah Ibrahim with guest Terence Blanchard in a rare tribute concert, February 18 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert … Read more  The Chan Centre presents Rare Tribute to Legendary South African Ensemble: The Jazz Epistles

Chinese New Year to feature 12 Girls Band at Orpheum, Feb 19, 2018

  Having just celebrated the beginning of a New Year as the calendar turned over to 2018, we are preparing to celebrate the Celebrate the CHINESE NEW YEAR next month, with a very special concert featuring the 12 Girls Band. 12 Girls Band is a unique Chinese folk music group, inspired by the art of Yue … Read moreChinese New Year to feature 12 Girls Band at Orpheum, Feb 19, 2018

STARTING LINEUP: BELLS AND WHISTLES LAUNCHES NEW WEEKDAY LUNCH, WEEKEND AND HOLIDAY BRUNCH SERVICES 

  Fraserhood Hotspot Rolls Out Selection of All-New Signature Daytime Menu Items Available For Dine-In, Take-Out Service from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.    Bells and Whistles Executive Chef Alessandro Vianello has bolstered the starting lineup of classic Americana roadside fare on offer at the popular Fraserhood beer hall by adding weekday lunch and weekend and … Read moreSTARTING LINEUP: BELLS AND WHISTLES LAUNCHES NEW WEEKDAY LUNCH, WEEKEND AND HOLIDAY BRUNCH SERVICES 

THE VANCOUVER HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL IS BACK FOR ITS 8TH SEASON

  With 35 contributing “chocstars” and over 75 flavours to choose from! January 20 – February 14, 2018   The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival returns this month bigger and better than ever. Yet even after 8 seasons it remains a truly local celebration, as no commercial chocolate manufacturers or national coffee chains dominate the program. … Read moreTHE VANCOUVER HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL IS BACK FOR ITS 8TH SEASON

ANCHOR YOURSELF AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S 19TH ANNUAL DIVERS’ WEEKEND

  Take your new calendar and boldly highlight the weekend of Jan. 27 and 28. This is your chance for adventure and the opportunity to get a glimpse into a fascinating subject — scuba diving — when Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative, hosts its 19th annual Divers’ Weekend. The much-anticipated event attracts thousands of … Read moreANCHOR YOURSELF AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S 19TH ANNUAL DIVERS’ WEEKEND