Arts Umbrella Announces the Naming of its Theatre & Music Department in New Granville Island Location

Architect and heritage planner Robert Lemon has made a $2-million contribution to the Arts Umbrella Building Campaign in the name of his late partner Robert (Bob) Ledingham. To celebrate Bob’s appreciation of theatre and passion for education, the Robert M. Ledingham School of Theatre & Music will provide young people with access to extensive training opportunities, led by Artistic Director Paul Moniz de Sá.

Cactus Club Cafe to host Chefs on Deck for Camp Goodtimes – October 24

On October 24, Cactus Club Cafe Chef Rob Feenie will be teaming up with the city’s most renowned chefs to present Chefs on Deck for Camp Goodtimes. The charity dinner will be hosted at Cactus Club Cafe’s iconic English Bay location with all ticket sales proceeds benefitting Canadian Cancer Society’s Camp Goodtimes.

Canada’s Only Opera on Film “The Lake / n’-ha-a-itk” Begins Filming At Quails’ Gate Winery

The Lake / n’-ha-a-itk will be the first and only Canadian opera on film. Greatly expanding the scope and reach of the 2014 live production, The Lake / n’-ha-a-itk film incorporates segments about the ongoing collaboration between Astrolabe Musik Theatre and Westbank First Nation.

BC PRODUCTION SECTOR, NETFLIX UNVEIL NEW INITIATIVE FOR LOCAL SCREENWRITERS

Applications now open for the new Pacific Screenwriting Program’s Scripted Series Lab Organizations and leaders from across BC’s media production sector announced the launch of the Pacific Screenwriting Program. The Program is billed as an intensive training ground that will provide support and career-advancement opportunities for active and aspiring screenwriters from across BC. The initiative … Read moreBC PRODUCTION SECTOR, NETFLIX UNVEIL NEW INITIATIVE FOR LOCAL SCREENWRITERS

OUR BELOVED FARMERS: A CELEBRATION

Burdock & Co and Royal Dinette partner up for special dinner collaboration on May 29th   Mindful sourcing and cooking are two themes prevalent in both chefs Andrea Carlson and Eva Chin’s kitchens. To celebrate their deep and rewarding relationship with local producers Cropthorne Farm and Sole Foods, the two are joining forces on Tuesday, … Read moreOUR BELOVED FARMERS: A CELEBRATION

A Musical Feast at Blue Grouse Winery

A collaboration to help the local community The concept of a Musical Feast is an elegant, enchanted evening. Chef Bill Jones of Deerholme Farm has teamed up with renowned New York City composer and pianist Misha Piatigorsky and Blue Grouse Estate Winery to present a magical triad on May 20. Guests are in for a wonderful evening of virtuoso music, … Read moreA Musical Feast at Blue Grouse Winery

Coastal Invasion: JoieFarm and Wolf in the Fog Collaborative BBQ

September 12, 2015 | 5pm-8pm | at JoieFarm Winery     Spit, smoker, and fire! Hosted at JoieFarm’s Farmhouse Tasting Room, Chef Nick Nutty of Wolf in the Fog works alongside JoieFarm’s resident chefs, Chef Benz Henrikson, and winemaker and owner, Heidi Noble, for a sumptuous smokey spread to celebrate our first tasting room season and  harvest! Suckling pigs, lamb, and brisket … Read moreCoastal Invasion: JoieFarm and Wolf in the Fog Collaborative BBQ