COMMERCIAL DRIVE WELCOMES PEPINO’S SPAGHETTI HOUSE

Italian-American inspired “red-sauce joint’ serves up heaping portions of spaghetti and nostalgia in the heart of Little Italy    When Nick Felicella, proprietor of famed “red sauce restaurant” Nick’s Spaghetti House, decided to retire after 62 years in business on Commercial Drive, the team behind Osteria Savio Volpe jumped at the chance to take over … Read moreCOMMERCIAL DRIVE WELCOMES PEPINO’S SPAGHETTI HOUSE

Tasty Temptations Await at Provence’s Tomato Fest

TOMATOES, TOMAHTOES, POMODORO AND TOMATES ALL CELEBRATE SUMMER FLAVOURS AT PROVENCE’S TOMATO FESTIVAL   Everyone agrees that the tomato is the ultimate summer flavor. “They are the taste of the sun, and remind me of long summer days when I was a child in Provence,” says Provence Marinaside’s Executive Chef Jean Francis Quaglia. Eaten fresh-picked … Read moreTasty Temptations Await at Provence’s Tomato Fest

Our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping with Tantalus

We all love BC Wine and summer is an ideal time to really enjoy sipping on the patio, pairing with our BBQ or picnic in the park. These are some of our #FavouriteThings. We like to call this “Summer Sipping”. So many opportunities to get outside and enjoy the British Columbia lifestyle. Whether you’re an … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping with Tantalus

Announcing the 2018/2019 Theatre Wire Season

Theatre Wire Package & SeeMore Theatre Package both offer great value September 11, 2018 – July 27, 2019 Various Venues and Showtimes (see below for details) Tickets start at $19.99 and Packages start at $52.50 Tickets and Info: TheatreWire.com Offering independent theatre year-round, Theatre Wire’s 2018/2019 season features two package options: the Theatre Wire Package … Read moreAnnouncing the 2018/2019 Theatre Wire Season

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents ‘WTF – What the Fun!’ (Fridays/Saturdays at 11:15pm)

Expect the Unexpected at VTS’ WTF – What the Fun! Fridays & Saturdays at 11:15pm End your week with laughs at WTF – What the Fun!, the newest late, late-night show from Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTS), which takes place Fridays and Saturdays at 11:15pm at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Tickets start at $10.75 and … Read moreVancouver TheatreSports™ Presents ‘WTF – What the Fun!’ (Fridays/Saturdays at 11:15pm)

Best of BC Wine Country Awards means a chance to be a winner!

Back again this year the Best of BC Wine Country Awards   Included this year are BC wine give-aways, offering you the chance to experience the Best of BC Wine Country by winning one of three prizes: (1) Best of BC Wine gift basket; (2) An overnight stay at a Best of BC Winery Accommodation … Read moreBest of BC Wine Country Awards means a chance to be a winner!

Tickets Available for Wild Salmon Celebration August 25

Local chefs show support for sustainable BC salmon   Summer in British Columbia means that the seasonal delicacies appear, and that includes fresh, ocean-caught wild salmon.   In collaboration with BC Salmon Marketing Council, the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia (CTS) hosts the second annual Wild Salmon Celebration event at the dockside of False … Read moreTickets Available for Wild Salmon Celebration August 25

Rohit Chokhani Announces 2018 Programming for Project SAT

RECIPIENT OF THE VANCOUVER NOW REPRESENTATION AND INCLUSION AWARD AT THIS YEAR’S JESSIE RICHARDSON THEATRE AWARDS CEREMONY, ROHIT CHOKHANI ANNOUNCES 2018 PROGRAMMING FOR PROJECT SAT   WORKSHOP FACILITATORS INCLUDE INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS MEENA NATARAJAN AND DIPANKAR MUKHERJEE FROM PANGEA WORLD THEATER, AND INDO-CANADIAN AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT AND NOVELIST ANOSH IRANI Award-winning producer, director, and recipient of the Vancouver … Read moreRohit Chokhani Announces 2018 Programming for Project SAT

YOU BETTER WORK, FISH! CELEBRATE PRIDE AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S AFTER HOURS

Get freaky and fabulous at the next After Hours on Thursday, August 9 at Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative. High-energy drag performances and shocking aquatic animal sex talks will keep Pride Week vibes strong throughout the evening. Leave the kids with the sitter, dress in your finest drag, grab a drink, and let loose … Read moreYOU BETTER WORK, FISH! CELEBRATE PRIDE AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S AFTER HOURS

Wine Country – The Terrace at Mission Hill Family Estate

Terrace Restaurant at Mission Hill Family Estate vineyards is a not to be missed culinary destination on your next trip to BC Wine Country. Chef Patrick Gayler former Sous Chef at Waterfront Wines has been instrumental, along with an experienced and supportive staff, in transitioning this classic and stately outdoor dining room into a very approachable … Read moreWine Country – The Terrace at Mission Hill Family Estate

LEADING CANADIAN MUSEUM DIRECTOR EXPLORES INDIAN ART WITH UNIQUE STUDY TOUR

Well-known expert in Indian art Stephen Inglis will be returning as the tour host of Exploring the Arts & Artisans of South India¸ a unique cultural and educational tour exploring the country’s artistic traditions. Inglis curated the permanent “South Asia Collections” at the UBC Museum of Anthropology and piloted the first major survey of Indian art in … Read moreLEADING CANADIAN MUSEUM DIRECTOR EXPLORES INDIAN ART WITH UNIQUE STUDY TOUR

Whistler’s First Ever Multimedia Nightwalk Opens at Cougar Mountain

Vallea Lumina launches in Whistler Last night, Tuesday July 17th 2018, saw the long-awaited Vallea Lumina launch its spectacular multimedia nightwalk at Whistler’s Cougar Mountain. Over 600 guests gathered in the mountain’s old-growth forest to walk the 1.5km trail for the first time, celebrating the opening of Whistler’s newest immersive experience.   Vallea Lumina is the eighth … Read moreWhistler’s First Ever Multimedia Nightwalk Opens at Cougar Mountain

Enjoy the best of Whistler’s summer with happy hour on the patio at Hy’s Steakhouse

While Whistler’s reputation may be built on skiing, it’s also a very special place during the summer months. And, no trip to Whistler would be complete without a visit to Hy’s – Whistler’s Best Steakhouse.   Hy’s Steakhouse invites guests to celebrate summer on the mountain and experience their newly opened patio. Enjoy the mountain … Read moreEnjoy the best of Whistler’s summer with happy hour on the patio at Hy’s Steakhouse

Naramata Wineries Tailgate Party September 8

Naramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 8 Bootleg Bash Celebrating Naramata’s Early Roots Its time to Tailgate and the twenty – eight member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association are prepping for  our annual “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” on September 8. This is a wine and … Read moreNaramata Wineries Tailgate Party September 8

Eat, Drink and Be Pride-ful — at The Westin Bayshore Vancouver

H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge present Pride-themed bites and sips, exclusively for summer’s most fabulous weekend   The Westin Bayshore’s H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge toast to inclusivity during Vancouver’s 40th annual Pride celebration. From Thursday, August 2, to Monday, August 6, savour a selection of vibrant, on-season à la … Read moreEat, Drink and Be Pride-ful — at The Westin Bayshore Vancouver

WESTCOAST Sightseeing Moves to West Vancouver this August

New Location, New View, New mid-Season Menu – August 4 to September 3   WESTCOAST Sightseeing is pleased to announce a new location for its Dinner in the Sky Canada experience. Launching August 4 and running through September 3, Dinner in the Sky West Vancouver will offer a thrilling and delicious dining experience from scenic … Read moreWESTCOAST Sightseeing Moves to West Vancouver this August

Big Wins for Big Reds…KR Meritage available ONLY at the Noble Ridge winery store!

Summer is here and there has been a lot of excitement on the Ridge. Between our newly expanded wine shop completion, epic success at our 2018 national and international competitions, new releases and awesome summer events, we could not be more thrilled! Please read on for details… THE TIME HAS ARRIVED… Our newly expanded Wine … Read moreBig Wins for Big Reds…KR Meritage available ONLY at the Noble Ridge winery store!

Bard on the Beach – Lysistrata

It is present day and a development company is threatening to create a massive shipping yard, demolishing Vanier Park; threatening the longstanding home of Bard on the Beach.  A group of Bard actors decides last minute to hijack their all-female performance of Hamlet and instead, stage a hilarious but poignant adaptation of Aristophanes play, Lysistrata. … Read moreBard on the Beach – Lysistrata

TUTS – Cinderella – An Evening Of Magic and Joy!

I had the supreme pleasure to escort a little Cinderella, in her princess dress, to the TUTS production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, on a magical, warm, clear night. The smile was a mile wide before the show and carried on throughout the play and out the gates!    It seems every little girl’s dream … Read moreTUTS – Cinderella – An Evening Of Magic and Joy!

EMV Presents J.S Bach’s Masterpieces at the Chan Centre – Cantata 146 (Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal) & Cantata 198 (Trauer Ode) –

The 2018 Vancouver Bach Festival Comes to a Stirring Finale with Performance of  Two of Bach’s Greatest Cantatas Early Music Vancouver (EMV) is proud to present the culmination of the 2018 Vancouver Bach Festival with Bach – Trauer Ode (BWV 198) and Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal (BWV 146) on August 10, 2018, at 7:30pm … Read moreEMV Presents J.S Bach’s Masterpieces at the Chan Centre – Cantata 146 (Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal) & Cantata 198 (Trauer Ode) –