Relive the legendary music of epic women of rock, soul and pop in ‘Women Rock’ with the VSO, May 24 & 25

Women Rock brings together the music of iconic musicians including Holly Knight, Carole King, Irene Cara, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Minnie Riperton, Heart, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett and Tina Turner. 

Christine Coletta Receives Founders Award at Okanagan Fall Wine Festival

On September 27, Christine Coletta, owner of Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP), has been presented the Founders Award at the Okanagan Fall Wine Festival. Coletta has been presented the award in recognition of her contributions to the BC wine industry. When presented the award in front of industry peers by industry veteran Harry McWatters of ENCORE Vineyards, Coletta said … Read moreChristine Coletta Receives Founders Award at Okanagan Fall Wine Festival

C’MON ANGIE! at Firehall Arts Centre until June 9 a review by Judy Robb

C’mon Angie!   Touchstone Theatre’s world premiere of “C’mon Angie” written by Amy Lee Lavoie and directed by Lauren Taylor, is an intimate exploration of the aftermath of a one night stand that invites the audience to ponder the very timely issues of consent, responsibility and power. The one act play opens in a small … Read moreC’MON ANGIE! at Firehall Arts Centre until June 9 a review by Judy Robb

Powerhouse Team of Female Creators Tackle ‘The Art of a Messy Life’ in Interdisciplinary Performance

Gutsy Work Celebrates Beauty in All Forms with Comedy, Music, and Dance   JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick, award-winning educator and performer Celeste Snowber, and emerging harpist Alexa Reimer come together in the world premiere of Perfect Imperfections: The Art of a Messy Life at Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch from June 14–16. Interweaving … Read morePowerhouse Team of Female Creators Tackle ‘The Art of a Messy Life’ in Interdisciplinary Performance

C’mon, Angie! by Amy Lee Lavoie – Touchstone Theatre in association with the Firehall Arts Centre

Touchstone Theatre in association with the Firehall Arts Centre present C’mon, Angie! by Amy Lee Lavoie Directed by Lauren Taylor Featuring Kayla Deorksen and Robert Moloney This is the sixth installment of the FLYING START program – giving a stage to new professional playwrights.   Firehall Arts Centre (280 E. Cordova), Vancouver June 1 to … Read moreC’mon, Angie! by Amy Lee Lavoie – Touchstone Theatre in association with the Firehall Arts Centre

Join Dana Reinhardt in Lazio, Italy for an incredible culinary experience

Join Chef Dana Reinhardt in exploring the incredible bounty of Lazio, Italy. The farm is covered with olive trees and vineyards and boasts a beautiful pool and vistas. This beautiful area is also home to many ancient Etruscan necropolis and ruins. We will harvest seasonal produce and use meat from the heritage breed cattle, pigs and chickens located … Read moreJoin Dana Reinhardt in Lazio, Italy for an incredible culinary experience

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – The View Winery

  We absolutely love the wines from The View Winery. Why are we so taken with the extensive line up of wines and Wards ciders from The View? What sets them apart from other Okanagan wines and ciders? Every bottle or can is filled with personality. Just like owner Jennifer Molgat the inspiration, perspiration, incentive, ambition … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – The View Winery

Latin American Film Festival – “Dolores”

  VANCOUVER LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL “Dolores” USA – 2017   When was the last time you attended a film and, as the closing credits began to roll, the audience spontaneously erupted with clapping and cheering? That was the response of theatre goers following the screening of the documentary film, “Dolores”, at the Cinematheque.   … Read moreLatin American Film Festival – “Dolores”

Does pride exist after the Fall?

  Yesterday I went to Trout Lake Farmers Market with three family members. Although the weather wasn’t all that great the market was busy and bustling. The Trout Lake Farmers Market is on the edge of the park and set on a paved service road that parallels an alley. It is relatively narrow given the … Read moreDoes pride exist after the Fall?

KIX 4 CHIX Ladies Kickboxing comes to Burnaby

KIX 4 CHIX IS A LADIES NON-COMPETITIVE KICKBOXING PROGRAM. AND IT IS UNLIKE ANYTHING YOU HAVE EVER TRIED! Kix 4 Chix is a ladies non-competitive kickboxing program. And it is unlike anything you have ever tried! Kix 4 Chix is for EVERY woman; age, fitness level, weight does not matter. Weight loss, all over muscle … Read moreKIX 4 CHIX Ladies Kickboxing comes to Burnaby