Filming in Vancouver: Riverdale spinoff Sabrina the Teenage Witch, UFO series Blue Book, Life Sentence

Kiernan Shipka has been cast as Sabrina the Teenage Witch in a Riverdale spinoff.

Hollywood North fluttered back to life last week, with numerous TV productions getting back on set after holiday hiatuses.

A few more are back to work this week, and a new TV series is wrapping up its inaugural season already.

Here’s a rundown of what’s happening in Vancouver’s screen scene this week. 

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Filming in Vancouver: Riverdale spinoff Sabrina the Teenage Witch, UFO series Blue Book, Life Sentence

Ward Off the Winter Chill with a Very Vancouver Spa Treatment

Revive this winter with the healing powers of spa (courtesy Willow Stream Spa).

Festive and fun as the holidays are, the post-party can leave you lethargic, gloomy and longing to hibernate for the rest of winter. Instead, emerge from your bedcover cocoon and uplift your mind and body with a rejuvenating spa treatment that targets city-specific ailments. Whether recovering from a grueling snowshoe adventure, deep-breathing the scent of Vancouver’s fresh mountain air, or harnessing the detoxifying powers of ocean botanicals and minerals, these Very Vancouver spa treatments will leave you refreshed and ready to take on 2018.

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Ward Off the Winter Chill with a Very Vancouver Spa Treatment

Australia’s Hot Brown Honey headlines Femme January

One of the hits of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival is coming to Vancouver.

Hot Brown Honey has had two successful runs at the standard-bearing Fringe, including an award for 2016 Total Theatre Award for Innovation. Originally scheduled for just two weeks, presenters the Vancouver East Cultural Centre has added a week of shows. It now runs Jan 9-27, at the York Theatre (639 Commercial Dr.).

In addition, the Cultch is billing Hot Brown Honey as part of a month of programming. Femme January, as its called, includes a couple of other shows.

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Australia’s Hot Brown Honey headlines Femme January

Walk in the Steps of Superheroes in Vancouver

Superheroes in the city.

You don’t need tights and a cape to enjoy a memorable time in Vancouver, but the city certainly attracts superheroes. Whether Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow or Superman, on big and small screens alike these city streets are a (Hollywood) hotbed of crime-fighting, villain-thwarting men and women of steel. Continue reading:
Walk in the Steps of Superheroes in Vancouver

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: Jan. 4, 2018

Happy New Year! Just in case the holidays were a little hectic for you last week, there’s still a weekend left to wander through many of Vancouver’s festive light displays. VanDusen, Bloedel, Grouse Mountain, Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and the Chinese Lantern Festival all have their colourful lights turned on and ready for you to take a relaxing stroll into 2018.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: Jan. 4, 2018

Vancouver’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival and Pi Theatre Present a Moving Play about Violence and Forgiveness

Image of Luisa Jojic and Douglas Ennenberg by Emily Cooper

A work of theatre is truly exemplary if audience members can leave the performance transformed and inspired to think more deeply about themselves and the world they take for granted.

The Events, a play presented by Pi Theatre and the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, is particularly timely in the new year, a period characterized by reflection and taking stock of the past.

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Vancouver’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival and Pi Theatre Present a Moving Play about Violence and Forgiveness

Filming in Vancouver: sci-fi fantasy film Spontaneous coming soon, and TV series back on set

Katherine Langford will star in a Vancouver-shot adaptation of the novel Spontaneous.

Happy new year greetings to all!

Of course, a new year means a fresh new lineup of movies and TV series coming to Vancouver to look forward to.

Of course, it’ll take things a little while to get going, as some TV series that have been on a holiday break are just getting back into the saddle.

But already a new film is slated to come to town.

So let’s get going on taking a look at what’s going on in Vancouver’s screen scene during this first week of 2018, shall we?

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Filming in Vancouver: sci-fi fantasy film Spontaneous coming soon, and TV series back on set