Lady Gaga and Tony Bennet Coming to Vancouver: Tickets on sale now

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Promotional photo from Wikipedia

Two of the biggest music stars on the planet – whose ages happen to differ by more than 60 years – are all set to go cheek-to-cheek in Vancouver.

Tony Bennet and Lady Gaga will be rolling into Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre May 25 and May 26 as part of their much talked-about Cheek to Cheek concert tour.  Tickets (from $94-$275) are on sale now via Northern Tickets.

The special performances will highlight tracks from the pair’s Billboard-topping album Cheek to Cheek, released back in September. The album features 88-year-old Bennet and 28-year-old Lady Gaga crooning away to jazz standards.  The unlikely chemistry between the two artists comes through in classic duets including title track Cheek to Cheek, But Beautiful and I Won’t Dance.  Each artist also has a solo number on the album.

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Lady Gaga and Tony Bennet Coming to Vancouver: Tickets on sale now

See the World Cup in Vancouver – Tickets on sale now

Photo credit: brent flanders | Flickr

Photo credit: brent flanders | Flickr

Missed the last World Cup in Rio? Now’s your chance to see the next one … right here in Vancouver.

Tickets for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup went on sale this week.  The largest women’s sporting event in the world runs from June 6-July 5 at venues in six cities across Canada, including Vancouver. Downtown Vancouver’s B.C. Place stadium will host nine matches in total, including the all-important final on July 5.

The 2015 Women’s World Cup claims to be Canada’s first coast-to-coast sporting event. Other cities getting in on the act are Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal and Moncton.  In total, 24 national teams will be facing off, including Canada, which won bronze in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

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See the World Cup in Vancouver – Tickets on sale now

Dine Al Fresco with 3200 Friends: Diner en Blanc Comes to Vancouver

Photo credit: Maurice Li | Flickr

Photo credit: Maurice Li | Flickr

Vancouver’s biggest fancy picnic just got bigger.

Diner en Blanc is back this Aug. 21 and this year 3,200 tickets are up for grabs.  The unique al fresco dining event sees thousands of people dressed entirely in white converge on a secret location for the mother-of-all picnics.

Past Diners en Blanc in Vancouver have proven exceedingly popular.  In 2012, a “diner” was staged at Jack Poole Plaza at the Vancouver Convention Centre, drawing 1,200 guests.  Last year, 2,600 diners in white took over the grassy park in front of Science World on False Creek.  The location for this year’s event is, of course, a secret: Attendees will only find out on the day of the dinner.

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Dine Al Fresco with 3200 Friends: Diner en Blanc Comes to Vancouver

Cheapest Way to See Shows in Vancouver? Tickets Tonight

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Want to see some of the best live shows in Vancouver at half-price?

For years, a little ticket booth tucked away near the Vancouver waterfront has been offering some of the best deals on concerts, theatre, musicals and comedy in the city. Tickets Tonight, located inside the Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre (200 Burrard St.), is the region’s only outlet for half-price, day-of ticket sales.

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Hillary Clinton is Coming to Vancouver March 5 – Book An Exclusive Hotel Package, Including Tickets Today

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Tourism Vancouver is proud to offer a one-time special hotel package including tickets to attend the Vancouver Board of Trade Women’s Leadership Circle’s presentation of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former U.S. Secretary of State and Former Senator from New York.

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Hillary Clinton is Coming to Vancouver March 5 – Book An Exclusive Hotel Package, Including Tickets Today