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…

East Van Panto: Wizard of Oz – Nov 28, 2018 – Jan 6, 2019

It’s back! East Van Panto returns for its 6th year at York Theatre for a 6-week holiday run of its latest production, Wizard of Oz. From now until January 6, 2019, come out and celebrate local theatre with Theatre Replacement and The Cultch’s latest pantomime production – a musical comedy parody of Wizard of Oz…

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…

Calendar of Events – October 2018

Kim’s Convenience – Vancouver – On now – October 6, 2018 Come see the play that inspired the hit CBC TV show, Kim’s Convenience at Pacific Theatre from now until October 6, 2018. Mr. Kim is proud of his store, Kim’s Convenience. After thirty years of selling lottery tickets, catching petty thieves, and reporting illegally…

Pacific Theatre: Kim’s Convenience Sept 7 – Oct 6, 2018

  Raw and emotionally-charged, Pacific Theatre’s Kim’s Convenience is on stage now until October 6, 2018. Written by Ins Choi, who’s also taken the play and transformed it into a successful CBC TV sitcom, Kim’s Convenience is not your average play. This one focuses around a Korean-Canadian immigrant story, filled with racist jokes, arguments over…

Calendar of Events – September 2018

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – Chilliwack – August 22 – September 16, 2018 (or sooner!) Explore over 5 acres of sunflowers in 17 different varieties.  Get lost among the 3 acres of giant Mammoth sunflowers reaching up to 12 feet tall.  Enjoy a leisurely stroll along one of their many paths through 1.5 acres of Suntastic…

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…

Calendar of Events – August 2018

Powell Street Festival – Vancouver – August 4-5, 2018 The 42nd annual Powell Street Festival takes place August 4 & 5, in Oppenheimer Park and surrounding areas to celebrate the Japanese-Canadian community, arts and cultural heritage. The Powell Street Festival is the largest Japanese Canadian festival in the country and the longest running community arts celebration…

VTSL’s Summer Show: Avocado Toast

This summer, Vancouver TheatreSports (VTSL) takes an affectionate and comedic look at what makes Vancouver so unique. July 5 – September 1, 2018, VTSL hosts its summer show, Avocado Toast – Vancouver Grown, Free-Range Comedy, poking fun at Vancouver and all its stereotypes! Have you ever made a joke or heard people laugh about us Vancouverites for…