Shakespeare in Love
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Shakespeare in Love – Bard on the Beach, June 12-Sept 18

Charlie Gallant & Ghazal Azarbad, Shakespeare in Love (2019) Photo & Image Design: Emily Cooper     ROMANCE & LAUGHTER TAKE CENTRE STAGE AS  SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE JOINS THE 30TH SEASON OF BARD ON THE BEACH My Review What can I say about Bard in the Beach’s production of …

G Day
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G Day – Simply Smashing UnGala on June 1, 2019

    G Day – Simply Smashing Ungala on June 1, 2019 What would you like to smash? Glass ceilings, self-doubt, gender stereotypes, or perhaps just some dishes? Whatever tickles your smash-fantasy, we hope that you’ll bring it to SIMPLY SMASHING, AN UNGALA IN SUPPORT OF G DAY, on …

Once On This Island
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Once On This Island – a One Act Musical

  Fabulist Theatre Presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND April 6-14 Once On This Island is a one-act musical with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. Based on the 1985 novel “My Love, My Love; or, The Peasant Girl” by Rosa Guy, it is set on an island in the French Antilles, in the …

Vancouver International Puppet Festival
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Vancouver International Puppet Festival presents HomeGrown Series

Photo Credit: Jerry Cassady   Vancouver International Puppet Festival presents HomeGrown Series In anticipation of their international festival in October 2018 (lineup TBA), the Volunteer-founded and operated Vancouver International Puppet Festival is showcasing local talent with their …

Rod And The Mods
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Rod and the Mods at Federicos Supper Club

Rod and The Mods – The Ultimate Tribute to ROD STEWART at Federico’s Supper Club POSTPONED UNTIL THE NEW YEAR One of our most popular shows at Federico’s and back for our Christmas party season, we are pleased to present ROD AND THE MODS – the Ultimate Tribute to ROD …

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Christmas at Hycroft Manor

Photo Credit:  Christmas at Hycroft    CHRISTMAS AT HYCROFT An inspirational prelude to the magic of Christmas OPEN DAILY Nov. 16-18 from 11am – 9pm and Sunday, Nov. 19th from 11am – 6pm ADMISSION: Adult: $15 Children 12 and under FREE (when accompanied by an adult) Highlights Live …

Vancouver Fringe
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Announcing the 2017 Public Market Pick of the Vancouver Fringe

Announcing the 2017 >Public Market Pick of the Vancouver Fringe! September 20-24, 2017 $25 in advance or at the door At Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street on Granville Island Tickets and Info: vancouverfringe.com * * * Strictly Embargoed until 11:59pm on September 17, 2017 — Vancouver …

Bard On The Beach
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Bard on the Beach Much Ado About Nothing

Kevin MacDonald as Benedick & Amber Lewis as Beatrice Photo & Image Design: David Cooper & Emily Cooper     CAN LOVE CONQUER ALL? MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING OPENS THE 28TH SEASON OF BARD ON THE BEACH IN FULL: Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival launches its 28th season with Much Ado …

Summer Night Cruise
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Federicos Summer Night Cruise on the MV Britannia

  Federico’s Summer Night Cruise on the M.V. Britannia Sunday, July 16, 2017 Sights, Sounds, Tasty Flavours and Dancing on the High Seas featuring music by Federico Fuoco & “Fire”, Italian Style Buffet Boarding 6pm- Departure 6:30pm -Return 10:30pm From No. 1 – North …

East Van Opera
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East Van Opera Premiere of Alma

Photo Credit:  East Van Opera East Van Opera Emerges with the Premiere of “Alma” in an Operatic Revolution A unique opera company dedicated to local and emerging artists is launching the world premiere of the feminist opera. On June 22-25, 2017, East Van Opera will present Alma: The Story of the …

Alpha Box and Dice
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Alpha Box and Dice Winemakers Dinner at Mamie Taylors

Alpha Box and Dice Winemakers Dinner at Mamie Taylors  Mamie Taylor’s Restaurant is teaming up with Australia’s Alpha Box & Dice winery for a “Deep South Meets Down Under” Winemakers Dinner on Tuesday, June 20 at 7pm. The intimate evening will be hosted by the dynamic duo of Dylan …

The Concierge of Vancouver
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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 …

Woodwards Summer Jam
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Woodwards Summer Jam

Keys to the Streets: Woodwards Summer Jam Session July 11 Local musicians gather for inaugural event to raise awareness and funds Music will fill the atrium at Woodward’s for the inaugural Keys to the Streets: Woodward’s Summer Jam Session on Monday, July 11. From 6 – 8 pm, an incredible …

Ensemble Theatre
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Ensemble Theatre Festival Presents Betrayal

Photo Credit: Thornsten Gohl Ensemble Theatre Festival Presents Betrayal By Harold Pinter Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery Street, Vancouver July 17, 20, 23, 25, 28, August 2, 5, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19; 8PM and July 31; 2PM Previews: July 5, 8, 11; 8PM LIES AND HALF-LIES. UNIVERSES LEFT UNSPOKEN. …

Theatre in the Raw
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Theatre In The Raw One-Act Play Festival: Rattlebag 2016

Theatre in the Raw 2016 One-Act Festival July 2 & 3: Local Loft Cafe July 8 & 9: Spartacus Books Three original one-act plays that will give you a boost in your day! Venues: July 2nd & 3rd at the Local Loft Café, 295-2083 Alma St. (Kitsilano/ Westside) July 8th & 9th at Spartacus …

Summer Night Cruise
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Federico’s Summer Night Cruise

Federico’s Summer Night Cruise on the M.V. Magic Spirit Sunday, July 24, 2016 Sights, Sounds, Tasty Flavours and Dancing on the High Seas featuring music by Federico Fuoco & “Fire”, Italian Style Buffet Boarding 5:30pm- Departure 6pm -Return 10pm Address: 750 Pacific …

Chicha
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Second Annual All You Can Eat Peruvian Street Meat Summer BBQ at Chicha

2nd Annual All You Can Eat Peruvian Street Meat Summer BBQ at Chicha Restaurant on July 16 Join us again this year for a fun outdoor summer all you can eat Peruvian Street Meat BBQ at Chicha! There will be plenty of grilled assorted anticuchos (Peruvian street meat style skewers), costillos de …

Salmon Festival
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Steveston Salmon Festival returns on Canada Day

Photo Credit; Steveston Salmon Festival 71st Annual Steveston Salmon Festival returns on Canada Day The 71st Annual Steveston Salmon Festival – “Canada’s biggest little birthday party” – will celebrate our nation’s 149th birthday and the local heritage of the village of Steveston, on Friday, July …

Eat Drink Play
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Firehall Arts Centre Eat Drink Play

Firehall Fetes Local Food, Beverage & Art with Signature Celebration: – Eat Drink Play. – Annual Fundraiser Pairs Tastings from Gastown & East Van’s Hottest Brewers, Distillers, and Restaurants with Local Performance The Firehall Arts Centre presents the return of its annual …

Fabulously Frugal
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Think Vancouver is expensive? Well, this blog site was created to find real deals in Vancouver for food, wine, beauty, fashion and entertainment.  There’s also information on different destinations and reviews of restaurants, wine, beauty products and theatre.  And don’t forget to check out my comprehensive Happy Hours in Vancouver section listed daily. Come back often as I update this site almost every day! And that’s a whole lotta savings!

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Bright Blue Future
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Hardline Productions presents Bright Blue Future

  Hardline Productions Presents BRIGHT BLUE FUTURE Do you know where your kids are tonight? Hardline Productions proudly presents the world premiere of BRIGHT BLUE FUTURE by Sean Harris Oliver, performing February 19th – March 5th, 2016 at Pacific Theatre, 1440 West 12th Ave, with previews on …

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Vancouver TheatreSports™ League: Imagination Runs Wild At Off Leash This Summer

You can’t begin to imagine the creativity, energy, and hilarity that ensues when a group of improv actors come together to explore the outer reaches of their art – ‘to go where no improv actor has gone before’ – creating daredevil performances of edgy, innovative comedy. Coming July 1, you won’t …