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.

Vancouver chefs unite to raise awareness for mental health initiatives

Several Vancouver chefs have banded together to end the stigma on speaking out about the prevalence of mental health issues in the kitchen. They want people to speak up and loud. On Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., the whole community is invited to help mobilize change in the hospitality industry with the launch of the inaugural Kitchen Aide fundraiser at Café Medina (780 Richards Street).

Les Dames Summerdine: province-wide dinner parties coming in August

With unique locations that include aboard a yacht in Coal Harbour, at a table set in a vineyard, in a Teepee in the Okanagan and on a private terrace overlooking the North Shore mountains, Summerdine is a not-to-be-missed evening of delicious food, fine wine and conviviality.

Beaucoup Bakery partners with Ca Phe to launch cold-brewed Vietnamese coconut drink

The new cold-brew Vietnamese coconut drink, served iced for $4.95, is available now until coffee beans run out. About 25 per cent of each cup will benefit Chinatown House’s programming, specifically to help support its Community Digital Lab.

Refreshing Revamp of a Wild West inspired The Taming of the Shrew kicks off the 30th season of Bard on the Beach

Featuring Jennifer Lines as Kate and Andrew McNee as Petruchio, this season’s production is inspired by the Bard’s beloved 2007 Wild West production of the play, directed by Miles Potter. The 2019 production is directed by Lois Anderson (Lysistrata, 2018; Pericles, 2016).

Shakespeare in Love Takes to the Stage in the 30th Season of Bard on the Beach

Romance & Laughter Take Centre Stage as Shakespeare in Love Joins the 30th Season of Bard on the Beach Bard on the Beach continues its 30th season with a stylish stage adaptation of the lively Oscar-winning romantic comedy, Shakespeare in Love. The play tells the story of Will Shakespeare, who is suffering from temporary writer’s … Read moreShakespeare in Love Takes to the Stage in the 30th Season of Bard on the Beach

Vancouver Symphony Soceity Announces 100th Anniversary “In Concert with the Community” Campaign

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra announced the 100th Anniversary In Concert with the Community Campaign to raise $30M to help secure the next 100 years of music and ensure the continued accessibility and affordability of VSO programs.

37th annual Filberg Festival Entertainment Announcement

Set amongst the stately trees and gardens of the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park in Comox, BC on the east coast of Vancouver Island the Filberg Festival is truly a unique event. Enjoy art and nature surrounded by beautiful gardens, rustic out-buildings and magnificent views of Comox Harbour and the Beaufort Range.