Opera springs back to Minoru Chapel

  It’s another blossoming season for opera lovers. The Minoru Chapel Opera series is back this spring with three classical favorites performed by local professional companies. The series opens on Wednesday, March 5 with highlights from Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème, the beloved classic tale of love, loss, deception and heartbreak presented by some of Burnaby … Read more Opera springs back to Minoru Chapel

Language of Learning exhibit at the Richmond Museum

  Did you know the first public schools that opened on Lulu Island in the 1880s were one-room schools taught by a single teacher with students aged 6-16, and were equipped with rainwater drinking barrels, wood stoves and outhouses, no lights or electricity? Visit the Richmond Museum’s newest exhibit, Language of Learning and explore the history of … Read more Language of Learning exhibit at the Richmond Museum

National Culture Days Organization ranks Richmond #1

  The National Culture Days Organization recently unveiled their 2013 Top Ten cities and towns. Ranked by the total number of registered Culture Days activities, Richmond, BC, was named as the #1 Regional or Belt City in Canada. With 90 free, interactive cultural activities registered with Culture Days, Richmond was also listed in the Top Three cities overall, after Winnipeg and Toronto.   … Read more National Culture Days Organization ranks Richmond #1

Exploring the journey of becoming a Woman

    Live dance performance reveals what’s in a journey to becoming a woman   Exploring the journey of becoming a woman from adolescence to maturity, 27 local dancers of the Richmond Youth Dance Company will perform Becoming, premiering at the Richmond Cultural Centre with three shows from March 7 to 9, 2014.   Becoming can refer to a … Read more Exploring the journey of becoming a Woman

Social Media Workshop for Artists and Cultural Groups

  Social media workshop available for artists and cultural groups Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram… where to begin? For artists and cultural organizations looking for ways to increase their profile and engage with and grow their audiences, the rise of social media has been a boon to those that understand how to use these tools … Read more Social Media Workshop for Artists and Cultural Groups

Olympic legacies still growing for Richmond

  Four years after being an official Venue City for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the City of Richmond is continuing to realize significant economic, social and cultural legacies, including millions of dollars of new City Centre development.   “The 2010 Games transformed Richmond,” says Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “Richmond’s evolution into a distinct, destination city … Read more Olympic legacies still growing for Richmond

Etienne: a PodPlay

Warm up with a walk and a PodPlay before your show at the Gateway Theatre Theatre and arts enthusiasts will now have an innovative way to discover stories in the streets of Richmond as they make their way to the city’s only live professional theatre, the Gateway Theatre. Enter Etienne: a PodPlay, an audio play designed … Read more Etienne: a PodPlay

Celebrate Family Day at select Richmond community facilities

  Take a walking tour of Britannia Shipyards, a Family Zumba class at Hamilton Community Centre, attend the sixth annual Children’s Arts Festival or choose from over 30 other activities this coming Monday, February 10. BC’s second Family Day weekend is being celebrated in Richmond with activities for families of all sizes and ages and with many … Read more Celebrate Family Day at select Richmond community facilities

Richmond Children’s Arts Festival

  The 6th Children’s Arts Festival offers creative and interactive fun for kids led by professional artists.       Celebrate BC Family Day with imagination and creativity at Richmond’s Children’s Arts Festival on Monday, February 10. Now in its sixth year, the Festival prides itself in highly affordable, highly interactive and high quality artistic activities for children 12 and under, … Read more Richmond Children’s Arts Festival

EXPLORE Vancouver via The Canada Line!

The Canada Line is not just for commuters slogging to and from work, nor is it only for travelers making their way to and from the airport; it’s a great way to explore our wonderful city! The Canada Line is also a fun way for visitors to spend a day (or more) getting to know Vancouver.