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

INTRODUCING THE 2018 VANCOUVER WORLD CHEF EXCHANGE CHEF PAIRINGS

Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s third annual Vancouver World Chef Exchange, presented by Aeroplan, brings another group of award-winning international chefs to Vancouver for a series of five not-to-be-missed dinners.

Tickets are on sale now. Be sure to book quickly as seats are limited!

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INTRODUCING THE 2018 VANCOUVER WORLD CHEF EXCHANGE CHEF PAIRINGS

New Year, New Gear – Embracing Winter in Vancouver

Photo: Flickr, Peter So

Outdoorsy folk will often quote a popular phrase, “there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear.” When it comes to staying warm and dry throughout unpredictable Vancouver winters, I must agree! Situated in a coastal, temperate rainforest, adjacent to the spectacular Pacific ocean, Vancouverites enjoy relatively mild winters. However, our extraordinary Douglas Firs are some of the largest trees in the world for a reason – RAIN! It is true; our beautiful city has one of the wettest and foggiest climates in all of Canada. However, if you love trails and the elements, with a little bit of strategic shopping, you can embrace countless outdoor adventures during our winter months!

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New Year, New Gear – Embracing Winter in Vancouver

Lord of the Rings Fans Can Watch the Entire Trilogy at Rio Theatre

Lord of the Rings fans, prepare for an epic viewing party.

January brings with it cold, snowy weather that inspires some of us to hightail it to local ski hills and others to hunker down under warm covers and hibernate ‘til spring. This winter, the Rio Theatre is offering another option: haul yourself out of bed and settle in at the theatre for a full day’s binging of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Continue reading:
Lord of the Rings Fans Can Watch the Entire Trilogy at Rio Theatre

5 Events to Get Excited About for Dine Out Vancouver 2018

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar; BC VQA Wine Brunch

After the flurry and good cheer of the holidays, sometimes I experience a bit of deflation once I enter the New Year. Fortunately, Dine Out Vancouver is the solution to my January doldrums, with a plethora of delicious and affordable prix-fixe menus, as well as inventive food-related events.

While the restaurant names and their menus will be released January 11, 2018 (January 8, 2018 for Aeroplan members), tickets for the many events are currently available (and selling out quickly). Here are 5 events to particularly look forward to and book this year:

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5 Events to Get Excited About for Dine Out Vancouver 2018

Vancouver albums 2017 part II

Vancouver metal band Bison released what may be its best album yet.

Welcome to Part II of Vancouver Albums You Might Have Missed in 2017. For more info on the rules of the list, see Part I.

In this post, we look at full-length records released by Vancouver artists between July 1 and Dec. 31 of this year.

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Vancouver albums 2017 part II