Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella Comes to Vancouver (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Hayden Stanes, Tatyana Lubov and the company of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA. © Carol Rosegg

The 2013 Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, will play the Queen Elizabeth Theatre for a limited engagement from April 11 – 16, 2017.

With its fresh new take on the beloved tale of a young woman who is transformed from a chambermaid into a princess, this hilarious and romantic Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA combines the story’s classic elements – glass slippers, pumpkin, and a beautiful ball along with some surprising twists. Continue reading:
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella Comes to Vancouver (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: March 23, 2017

It’s the first weekend of spring, and you can let the theme be life, renewal, and new beginnings – because that sounds like a pretty nice way to begin the next few days! Get in touch with your humanity and the world with films like Kedi and I am Not Your Negro, make new connections by trading art cards with friends and strangers, share time with your loved ones at Family Fuse at the Vancouver Art Gallery, and marvel at orchid blooms at the Van Dusen Garden. (Or – just go watch some creepy burlesque clowns. Choice is yours!)

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: March 23, 2017

Where to Celebrate International Waffle Day (March 25) in Vancouver

Waffles at Cafe Medina; Photo Credit: Amy Ho

In the debate between pancakes, French toast, and waffles, the latters always wins out for me. Because of my love for waffles, I’m especially looking forward to the upcoming International Waffle Day on March 25, 2017!

Brunch is also one of my favourite meals of the day, whether it’s a fun mid-day date with my boyfriend, or a catch-up with some of my favourite pals. Plus, I get to mix the savoury with the sweet on my plate for the ultimate meal combination.

If you’re wanting to enjoy waffles this Saturday, here are few recommended spots:

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Where to Celebrate International Waffle Day (March 25) in Vancouver

This weekend at the Vancouver Art Gallery – FUSE for families

Dancers performing Justine Chambers’ choreography in the Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures exhibition Dec 4, 2016 – April 17, 2017, at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Photo: Pardeep Singh.

A dance performance that takes inspiration from the act of faceting gemstones is part in Family FUSE Weekend March 25-26 at the Vancouver Art Gallery (750 Hornby Street).

The popular event is aimed at bringing families together to celebrate art. Besides activities for the kids, event-goers will be able to check out the gallery’s spring exhibitions, including Susan Point: Spindle Whorl, Pacific Crossings: Hong Kong Artists in Vancouver, Howie Tsui: Retainers of Anarchy, We Come to Witness: Sonny Assu in Dialogue with Emily Carr and Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures.

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This weekend at the Vancouver Art Gallery – FUSE for families

5 Must-Sees At This Year’s Vancouver International Auto Show (Free Prize Pack Giveaway!)

photo: Pioneer Cedar Rocket

Car-lovers unite! The Vancouver International Auto Show rolls into Vancouver from Tuesday, March 28th until Sunday, April 2nd at the Vancouver Convention Centre and this year’s line-up will not disappoint.

There’s a lot to see, test drive and immerse yourself in during this year’s show, but if you’re looking to see what’s new, here are the top 5 must-sees:

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5 Must-Sees At This Year’s Vancouver International Auto Show (Free Prize Pack Giveaway!)

Kids In Vancouver: Rev Your Engines At The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series

Grave Digger | Photo: Monster Jam

The Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™ is coming to Vancouver, and it promises to be the most adrenaline-charged, rip-roaring motor sports experience of the year! Watch in awe as top athletes go head-to-head in freestyle events and competition races on custom-designed monster trucks, speedsters and ATVs, battling for the top spot!

Here’s why the Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™ is a can’t-miss event that the whole family will enjoy.

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Kids In Vancouver: Rev Your Engines At The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series

Oh, It’s ON: The 2017 Vancouver Pillow Fight Scheduled for April 1!

vancouver pillow fight day 2017

Image courtesy of Kuba Bożanowski | Flickr.com

There’s nothing quite like a good ol’ fashioned pillow fight! When the feathers get flying, you know things are getting serious! There’s also nothing quite like a flash mob and Vancouver has become known for these entertaining acts of randomness (e.g. Zombie Walk, No-Pants Skytrain Ride, etc…)

On Saturday, April 1, at 3pm, you’re invited to take part in the next Vancouver flash mob: the always exciting celebration of International Pillow Fight Day. What’s the best way to celebrate? Why, with an epic pillow fight, of course!

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Oh, It’s ON: The 2017 Vancouver Pillow Fight Scheduled for April 1!