Calendar of Events – January 2019

Whole Lotta Shakin’ from Swing to Rock – Vancouver – January 11-12, 2019 Brought to you by London Drugs Vancouver Sympony Orchestra Pops, multi-instrumentalist Dave Bennett and his quartet trace the musical path from the golden age of swing through the early days of rock ‘n’ roll, including chart-topping hits by Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis…

Calendar of Events – December 2018

Aurora Winter Festival – Vancouver – On now until December 30, 2018 Escape into a hidden village by the North Pole filled with captivating Christmas light displays and magical characters. Enjoy the market huts, food gardens, amusement rides, live entertainment, and plenty of other exciting activities. From visiting Santa’s Workshop to lacing up your skates…

Calendar of Events – November 2018

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition – Richmond – On now until January 11, 2019 Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at Lipont Place in Richmond, BC is a major international travelling exhibition that contains 121 authentic artifacts recovered from the wreck site of the RMS Titanic. On now until January 11, 2019, learn about the legendary RMS Titanic’s compelling…

Visit San Diego: The Old Globe – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Spending the week in sunny San Diego, California, I’ll be sharing with you all the highlights of my vacation through a “Visit San Diego” series this month. This trip features a lot of firsts for hubby and I, despite having been to San Diego 6 years ago on a road trip. With the help from…

Theatre Review: Cabaret – Royal City Musical Theatre

For its 29th annual musical production, Royal City Musical Theatre opened this weekend with Cabaret, a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical made notorious by Liza Minnelli’s movie version in 1972. On from April 12 – 29, 2018, the Massey Theatre stage has been transformed into the Kit Kat Klub, the main setting of the story. Set…

Align Entertainment Presents: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

Back by popular demand, Align Entertainment presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. The Andrew Loyd Webber musical tells the story of Joseph – Jacob’s favourite son, who was sold into slavery by his jealous brothers. The title role goes to Stuart Barkley, who brings his delightful interpretation of Joseph as the naive yet determined dreamer in…

Theatre Under the Stars – West Side Story

One of Broadway’s greatest love stories, West Side Story is one of the two musicals staged in this year’s Theatre Under the Stars at the Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park running until August 20, 2016. Directed by Sarah Rodgers, with TUTS alumnus Chris D. King as Musical Director, TUTS has brought to stage a tougher, grittier version…

4 Days in New York

For the Thanksgiving long weekend, my hubby and I took a 4 day trip to New York City. As crazy as it was to spend part of the first and last day on a 5 hour plane ride to and from the Big Apple, this trip was another foodie adventure, sandwiched with lots of sightseeing…