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WEN WEI DANCE Premieres Made In China with Western Canada Tour

Photo Credit:  Firehall Art Centre East meets West and tradition meets modernity in Wen Wei Dance’s stunning new work, Made In China, which makes its Vancouver Premiere at the Firehall Arts Centre on Feb 18 – 21, 8pm as part of the company’s Western Canada tour next month.  This …

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Vancouver TheatreSports™ League Presents The Massacre Improv Tournament

Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) presents its signature festival, The Massacre Improv Tournament, January 21 – February 15. Now in its 27th year, The Massacre features improv teams from near and far, squaring off in the popular TheatreSports™ format, with audiences helping to decide which …

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Got Fresh? Langley Circle Farms have fresh ideas for Christmas

  From fresh raspberry jam from Driediger Farm, gorgeous poinsettias from Milner Village Garden Centre, divine maple butter bark from Milsean Shoppe to intoxicating cranberry wine from Fort Wine Co., rich bodied Cabernet Franc from Blackwood Lane Vineyards & Winery and fragrant walnut …

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Vancouver TheatreSpo​rts™ League Making Spirits Bright with The Children’s Wish Foundation

Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) is happy to announce a new partnership with the BC & Yukon Chapter of The Children’s Wish Foundation. Every Wednesday, starting December 3, VTSL will welcome Wish Foundation families to The Improv Centre, offering complimentary tickets to a live improv …

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AIDS Vancouver Festive Food Frolic

Date: December 1, 2014, 6-8pm Where: The Pumpjack Pub, 1167 Davie Street, Vancouver Our community members living with HIV and AIDS rely heavily on the AIDS Vancouver Food Bank and Holiday Grocery with clients ranging from 4 years old to 70+. We invite you to deliver a non-perishable donation to …

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Frolicking at the Vancouver Christmas Market

[slideshow] Note:  Although images are from vendors from the 2013 Vancouver Christmas Market, many vendors are the same .. … Over 20 food vendors will bring new flavours and traditional European fare to the Vancouver Christmas Market Nov 21 to Dec 24 New this year at the Vancouver Christmas …

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New Year’s Eve at The District Brassiere – Early Bird Tix Fifty Dollars

Photo Credit: The District Brassiere Add Masquerade, Music and a Little Mystery to your New Year’s Eve at The District Brassiere A rotating deck of DJs including local favourite DJ Ecos will provide non-stop beats and the culinary masters behind The District Brasserie will ply you with their …

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Urinetown: The Musical at Firehall Arts Centre

  November 1 – 29 at Firehall Arts Centre. Previews Nov 1-4, opens Nov 5, 8pm. Tickets $21 – $42. FirehallArtsCentre.ca | 604-689-0926 The Firehall Arts Centre takes on environmental disaster, water shortages and big corporations with the absurd and outrageous Broadway hit …

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Il Mercato – The Italian Night Market

The first farmer and Italian Night Market starts this Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 3:00pm at the Italian Cultural Centre (located at 3075 Slocan Street at Grandview Highway in East Vancouver) and will be held every third Friday until November 21, 2014. It will feature: fresh fruit and vegetables, …

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Sensitive Skin – its drama, it’s comedy and it will make you cry as its real life amplified

From  left to right:  Don McKellar, Fay Yamamoto-Jenson (@Armadillob), Kim Cattrall and me   It’s drama, it’s comedy, it’s real life amplified and it will make you cry. Especially of you’re at the midlife crossroads where the road signs pointing towards “Where …

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The Tempest Joins 25th Anniversary Season At Bard

Photo Credit: David and Emily Cooper Having just watched the 2010 movie version of The Tempest starring the multi-talented Helen Mirren as Prospera a month ago, I was excited to attend the opening night at Bard on the Beach of this production. Bard on the Beach renovates this classic Shakespearean …

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream Opens Bard on the Beach’s 25th Anniversary Season

Photo Credit:  David Blue My Review of A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream What do you get when you marry steampunk with Shakespeare? A map cap comedy of mystical mischievous fairies who under the guise of goodness wreck havoc upon the love loves of all who fall under the spell under the spell …

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The Firehall Arts Centre’s 2014-2015 Season Announced

Firehall Arts Centre’s Artistic Producer Donna Spencer is pleased to announce that for the 2014-2015 season the Firehall will produce and present 14 theatre and dance shows.  Bridging time, cultures and artistic disciplines the works bring unique, entertaining and truly universal stories to the …

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The Summer Portobello West Fashion and Art Market

August 27, 2014 10am – 5pm Canada Place 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, . What is Portobello West? It’s a collection of talented local fashion designers, crafts and food vendors that come together every 2 months at Portobello West. The vendors change all the time, so there are new …

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Metro Theatre Announces their 2014-2015 season

.. Metro Theatre spreads its wings, embraces challenging, expanded repertoire Metro announces 2014-2015 season full of laughter, intrigue and surprises   Metro Theatre in South Vancouver is thrilled to announce the line-up for its 52nd season. The 2014-2015 season marks a departure for Metro …

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Get early bird pricing for Bard on the Beach new season’s performances until May 30

Photo Credit: Bard on the Beach … …. … Bard on the Beach is coming soon and you can reserve seats to your favorite performances now. Here are a few other things to know about our 2014 Season: Early Bird Pricing until May 30 New! All evening play performances start at 7:30pm 25th …

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Enjoy Eff’ing Good Comedy at The Spud Shack Fry on select Mondays just $10

What’s better than a burger and a poutine? How about pairing it with FlipnComedy? At just $10 its a fun evening out on Monday night and a great date night idea as the Spud Shack Fry has wine at affordable prices with a glass of Castano La Casona Monas at $5 or a bottle for just $20. Tickets …

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Learn How to Vacation Fabulously but Frugally in New York City

My friends call me the Asian Carrie Bradshaw. But unlike Carrie whose popular column supported her expensive Manolo Blahnik  shoes habit, I’m a 9-5 kinda girl with a mortgage and bills up the wazoo but who still manages to enjoy the good life now and then by sourcing out fabulous deals be it …

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Watching the Honda Celebration of Light in the Best Bleacher Seats in the House

  The Honda Celebration of Light is back this year on July 27 (United Kingdom), 31 (Canada) and August 3 (Thailand).   Thousands of people will literally head towards English Bay for what they think are the best seats in the house.  But if you’re not a fan of crowds, you might want to …