Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra presents Verdi’s Requiem

    Thunderous rage and soft, tremulous prayers reverberate in the Orpheum Theatre with Vancouver Bach Choir   The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra  (VAMSO) combines forces with Vancouver Bach Choir to present one of the most celebrated Romantic masterworks, Verdi’s Requiem. This formidable funeral mass resounds under the direction of Leslie Dala with Joslin Romphf … Read moreVancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra presents Verdi’s Requiem

Vancouver Jazz Stalwart & Prodigious Bassist Jodi Proznick Announces Upcoming Album: Sun Songs

Anticipated Follow-up Release to JUNO-Nominated Debut Record Rejoices in Resiliency and the Pendulum of Life JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick announces the launch of her upcoming self-produced album, Sun Songs, a project with her quartet eight years in the making paying tribute to life’s bittersweet rises and falls. Proznick’s decidedly personal album – the first … Read moreVancouver Jazz Stalwart & Prodigious Bassist Jodi Proznick Announces Upcoming Album: Sun Songs

The Firehall Arts Centre to Produce and Present Drew Hayden Taylor’s Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

  November 11 – December 2 | Firehall Arts Centre | 280 E. Cordova   The Firehall Arts Centre is proud to produce and presents Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, by celebrated Indigenous playwright Drew Hayden Taylor, from Saturday, November 11 to Saturday, December 2, 2017. Taylor’s Only Drunks and Children Tell the … Read moreThe Firehall Arts Centre to Produce and Present Drew Hayden Taylor’s Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

Cherish the Charm, Taste the Tradition at the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market

  Treasured Holiday Event Returns to Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation   The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron) offering its largest, authentic German festivities to date. The cherished holiday … Read moreCherish the Charm, Taste the Tradition at the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market

Shameless Hussy Productions Presents: GIRLS LIKE THAT

  GIRLS LIKE THAT By Evan Placey | Directed by Renée Iaci   November 2-10 | Templeton Secondary School | 727 Templeton Drive, Vancouver, BC Performance Times:  November 3, 7-10 at 7:00pm Tickets:  $10; available at the door and online at http://bit.ly/2gc1pFK Added Value:  Each performance will be followed by a Q&A   Flash. Click. Buzz. … Read moreShameless Hussy Productions Presents: GIRLS LIKE THAT

#FordSUV Adventure on the Sunshine Coast tests resilience…

Recently I was invited to join a group of bloggers from Western Canada for the chance to drive the vehicles in the fleet of Ford Canada SUVs.The idea was to showcase not only the Ford vehicles but to show the Sunshine Coast in the best light. As they say best laid plans… So what happens … Read more#FordSUV Adventure on the Sunshine Coast tests resilience…

High-Concept Design Meets Haute Cuisine at Fifth Annual Dinner by Design

  Back-to-back evenings showcasing the best of contemporary West Coast interior design   The fifth annual Dinner by Design, presented by The Social Concierge, is where Vancouver’s twin passions for fine dining and even finer design come together. Two tasteful and tasty nights (November 16 & 17, 2017) will benefit Interior Design Program scholarships at the … Read moreHigh-Concept Design Meets Haute Cuisine at Fifth Annual Dinner by Design

The countdown begins for the 15th annual EAT! Vancouver (November 6-11)

  Last chance: Limited tickets available for EAT! signature events   The countdown begins for the 15th annual EAT! Vancouver ( November 6-11) with a sneak peek menu reveal for EAT! Harvest and EAT! Pastry events. Most events are sold out but limited tickets are still available online: http://eat-vancouver.com/   EAT! Harvest (November 10 from 7-10pm):   … Read moreThe countdown begins for the 15th annual EAT! Vancouver (November 6-11)

LURE the cookbook – just like having Chef Ned Bell in your kitchen

  Well, maybe not exactly like having Chef Ned Bell in your kitchen but a close encounter from the Ocean Wise® chef at the Vancouver Aquarium. I love reading cookbooks and #LURECookbook is one fine read. The first thing I noticed is that the list of recipes is right at the front for easy reference. … Read moreLURE the cookbook – just like having Chef Ned Bell in your kitchen

Chambar Introduces ‘Shadow Sessions’ Music Series

Live performances in acclaimed Vancouver restaurant and lounge to highlight local talent Chambar is pleased to announce the launch of a weekly Thursday night live music series called Shadow Sessions. In a city where live venues are increasingly shuttering, Chambar is opening its doors to local artists and performers in an ongoing contribution to Vancouver’s … Read moreChambar Introduces ‘Shadow Sessions’ Music Series

The Chan Centre Welcomes the Texas Troubadours featuring Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez  

  Three of the Lone Star State’s Proud Singer-Songwriters Share the Stage for the First Time   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez, the Lone Star State’s diverse and celebrated songwriters on November 8 at 8pm in the Chan … Read moreThe Chan Centre Welcomes the Texas Troubadours featuring Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez  

INDULGENT CELEBRATION AWAITS CULINARY AFICIONADOS AT SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE EDITION OF NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS ON DECEMBER 31

  Vancouver’s Most Exclusive Dining Experience Adds to Sold-Out String of Events with Intimate, 10-Course Dinner Featuring VIP Reception, Wine Pairings and Take-Home Gifts     Revelers can ring in the new year in world-class culinary style while taking part in Vancouver’s most exclusive dining experience when No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews hosts a special New Year’s Eve service on … Read moreINDULGENT CELEBRATION AWAITS CULINARY AFICIONADOS AT SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE EDITION OF NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS ON DECEMBER 31

Turandot a must see Opera for all

  I am not musical, an opera buff, or a theatre critic. But, Vancouver Opera’s opening production of the company’s exciting 2017–2018 season, Puccini’s final opera Turandot, provides the most wonderful, colourful, spectacular and stunning evening. Based on Persian legend, and set in ancient Beijing (Peking), Turandot is the dramatic story of an icy princess, … Read moreTurandot a must see Opera for all

We had a Grand time at the Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge Room – Vancouver

  Grand Marnier brings back the past with their Cordon Rouge Room tours. Following success in Toronto and Montreal, the “Speakeasy” came to Vancouver to re-introduce us to their tasty liqueur and it’s many different ways to enjoy. It started with an invitation to an exclusive, sensory experience at The Cordon Rouge Room Speakeasy on … Read moreWe had a Grand time at the Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge Room – Vancouver

How to be the consummate Host or Hostess with Gourmicious

  Introducing Gourmicious – A Unique Gourmet Dining Experience   You like to explore the World of Cuisine You’re looking for a unique dining experience You’re a gourmet enthusiast You want to do more in-home entertaining. You need the services of a professional chef. You like to host your friends somewhere that isn’t your own home. … Read moreHow to be the consummate Host or Hostess with Gourmicious

GOOSENECK HOSPITALITY’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ‘BELLS AND WHISTLES’ OFFICIALLY OPEN IN EAST VANCOUVER 

  New Beer Hall Offers Extensive Craft Beer Selection, Ballpark-inspired Fare, Interactive Games Room and Big-League Sports Action   Vancouver’s burgeoning Fraserhood/Cedar Cottage district welcomes a brand new beer hall and casual dining concept with the official launch of Bells and Whistles at 3296 Fraser Street. The latest high-profile project for Gooseneck Hospitality – the Vancouver-based team behind … Read moreGOOSENECK HOSPITALITY’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ‘BELLS AND WHISTLES’ OFFICIALLY OPEN IN EAST VANCOUVER