Year In Review

Vancouver TheatreSports presents Year In Review

Laugh Out the Old Year and Welcome the New with VTSL’s Year In Review This past year was filled with the rise of avocado toast, a bit too much covfefe, and the perennial favourite – bike lanes. Vancouver TheatreSports’™ 2017 Year In Review takes an improvised look at these hilarious headliners and …

Day Trippers

The Day Trippers Beatles Experience at Federico’s Supper Club

  The Day Trippers Beatle Experience at Federico’s Supper Club Friday, November 10 2017 $58 – includes 3 course dinner, show fee and dancing*   The Day Trippers are a Vancouver based Beatles tribute band, transporting you back to the touring days of the early 1960s, emboding the …

Advance Theatre

Advance Theatre New Works by Diverse Women

The 3rd Annual ADVANCE THEATRE: NEW WORKS BY DIVERSE WOMEN Ruby Slippers Theatre, in partnership with the Vancouver Fringe Festival and Playwrights Guild of Canada, is pleased to announce the plays selected for the 2017 Advance Theatre: New Works by Diverse Women series, which will be presented …

Opera Mairposa

My Review – Opera Mariposa presents Jacqueline Ko in Here I Stand

Opera Mariposa presents Jacqueline Ko  in Here I Stand Soprano and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis sufferer Jacqueline Ko presents Here I Stand, a benefit show for the ME/FM Society of BC My Review Before I was invited to the Opera Mariposa “Here I Stand” performance by Jacqueline Ko, …

Revolver Theatre Fstival 2017

Revolver Theatre Festival 2017 tix on sale

Photo Credit: Revolver Theatre   rEvolver Theatre Festival 2017 The Cultch, 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver The Russian Hall, 600 Campbell Avenue, Vancouver May 24-June 4, 2017 Tickets are now on sale for rEvolver Theatre Festival 2017 held at The Cultch and Russian Hall from Wednesday, May 24 to …

No Filter

Vancouver TheatreSports presents NoFilter

#NoFilter Crushes the LOL of TMI Starting March 2, late Thursday nights at The Improv Centre on Granville Island are going to be ‘so lit.’ #NoFilter, Vancouver TheatreSports’ newest show, uses the spontaneity of improv comedy to delve into our fleeting, over-shared digital world. From Snapchat to …

WildTale Coastal Grill

Surf and Turf Sundays at WildTale Coastal Grill

Surf and Turf Sundays at WildTale Coastal Grill Sunday dinners just got better. The new Surf & Turf Sundays at WildTale offer a delicious roast beef dinner with a classic twist when you add your favourite seafood item to 28-day-aged Alberta “AAA” beef. WildTale specializes in cozy coastal …

Dick On The Loose

Theatre Wire presents Butt Kapinski: Dick on the Loose

Image by Mihaela Bodlovic   Butt Kapinski: Dick on the Loose November 3-5, 2016 $25 in advance or at the door at the Grant D. Burnyeat Rehearsal Hall at the BMO Theatre Centre (162 West 1st Avenue) Tickets and Info: * * * Private Eye, Butt Kapinski, is back in Vancouver with a new …

Metro Theatre

Metro Theatre 500th Show Sense and Sensibility

Metro Theatre 500th Show Sense and Sensibility Metro Theatre takes great pleasure in presenting our 500th show in this our 54th Season of great entertainment ~ SENSE and SENSIBILITY by Jane Austen, adapted by Jon Jury and directed by Joan Bryans on stage October 29 through November 19, 2016. Pray …

Taco Crawl

Devouring Vancouver one taco at a time at the Taco Crawl

Devouring Vancouver – one taco at a time at the Taco Crawl If you’ve ever heard the expression, “Party in your mouth”, well for me it’s a Mexican Fiesta when it comes to devouring tacos as the potpourri of spices, protein, vegetable accompaniments surrounded by a …

The Concierge of Vancouver

Matchmaker Production presents The Concierge of Vancouver – My Review

Matchmaker Productions proudly presents: The Concierge of Vancouver Studio 1398 1398 Cartwright Street, Granville Island October 7 to 16th, 2016. (Preview October 6th) Evenings-Tuesday through Sunday at 8pm, Matinees- Wed/Sat at 4:00 and Sunday at 2:00 pm My Review of The Concierge of Vancouver …

Vancouver Academy of Music

Vancouver Academy of Music Concerto Extravaganza

Photo Credit:  Vancouver Academy of Music     Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Next Generation of Classical Stars in Concerto Extravaganza Prestigious Program Spotlights Winners of Province-Wide Competition The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) …

Theatre Wire

Announcing the 2016/2017 Theatre Wire Season

Photo Credit:  Theatre Wire     Announcing the 2016/2017 Theatre Wire Season: Fringe Alumni & Dynamic Locals Make Up Theatre Wire’s Second Season October 12, 2016 – May 20, 2017 at various venues in Vancouver Tickets and Info: * * * For Immediate Release: June …

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Public Market Pick of the Fringe

Announcing the 2016 Public Market Pick of the Fringe

Of course David has to steal the spotlight away from our Pick of the Fringe Winners. Photo by Ariane Lapointe-Auger.   Announcing the 2016 Public Market Pick of the Fringe! September 21-25, 2016 $25 in advance or at the door At Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street on Granville Island Tickets …

Battered Women's Support Services

Comedy Night Fundraiser for Battered Women’s Support Services

Comedy Night Fundraiser for Battered Women’s Support Society September 20, 2016 Vancity Theatre Are you in need of a good laugh?  Well, come on out for Comedy Night Tuesday, September 20th, a fundraiser for Battered Women’s Support Services – BWSS, featuring Canadian comedy …

Chop Theatre

Chop Theatre presents Sonic Elder a music inspired confessional

Photo Credit:  The Chop Theatre The Chop Theatre’s Sonic Elder September 27-October 1, 2016; 7PM, and October 2, 2016; 2PM MEDIA OPENING: Tuesday, September 27; 7PM The Penthouse Night Club (1019 Seymour Street, Vancouver) The Chop Theatre in association with Holding Space …

Vancouver Fringe Festival

Feel It All At The Vancouver Fringe Festival

  Feel It All At The Vancouver Fringe Festival September 8-18, 2016 Required Membership: $5 Mainstage/BYOV Tickets: $14; Frequent Fringer Cards: $40/$90/$270 Barefoot Wine & Bubbly Stage at the Big Rock Brewery Fringe Bar: FREE Public Market Pick of the Fringe & Pick Plus: September 21-25; …

Alberta Fires

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Fundraiser for Alberta Fires Appeal, May 11

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Fundraiser for  Alberta Fires Appeal, May 11 The terrible fires in northern Alberta have given everyone a heavy heart. However, sometimes a little laughter can help ease the pain. Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) believes in giving back. Next Wednesday (May 11) will …

Long Table Series

Mamie Taylor’s Taste of the States longtable dinners return March 16

Mamie Taylor’s Regional Longtable Dinner Series Continues A Texas twang spices things up at “Taste of the States” Mamie Taylor’s popular Taste of the States longtable dinner series returns on Wednesday, March 16 at 6:30 pm with yet another iconic regional American cuisine: Tex-Mex. Infused with …

Tuck Shoppe

Keeping it Simple and Tasty at the Tuck Shoppe – My Review

More than 20 years ago when I first arrived in Vancouver, Chinatown was the place to be if you wanted a bowl of comforting congee alongside an array of familiar dim sum plates over which I shared my latest antidotes of bad first dates.  Although some of the iconic places such as Floata Seafood …

5 Women Wearing The Same Dress

Metro Theatre presents 5 Women Wearing the Same Dress

Photo credit: Tracy-Lynn Chernaske 5 WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS, a play penned by Alan Ball before he won an Academy Award for American Beauty and created the hit HBO series Six Feet Under, is sassy, irreverent, and funny . It is a play about problems from the personal issues of love, sex, and …

Federicos Supper Club

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Federicos Supper Club

Join us for our Chinese New Year event on Sunday, February 21, this year celebrating the year of the Monkey – a clever animal and usually compared to a smart person. Enjoy Chef Romy Prasad’s 4 course dinner with symbolical Chinese New Year food references representing abundance, good …

Master Class

Vancouver Opera Company presents Master Class

Vancouver Opera Company Launches Theatre Wing with Tony Award-winning Play about Maria Callas – Master Class Opera Mariposa inaugurates the Mariposa Theatre Wing with Terrence McNally’s Master Class, starring Jessie Award winner Laura Di Cicco as the world’s most famous soprano Opera …

Over The River

Metro Theatre presents Over the River and Through the Woods

Photo credits: Tracy-Lynn Chernaske ,,, Metro Theatre is pleased to present OVER THE RIVER and THROUGH THE WOODS on stage January 16 to February 6 OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, written by renowned playwright Joe DePietro brings the universal themes of family, faith and food centre stage in …