Harvest Haus and the PNE are Hosting the Biggest Harvest Celebration in Canada this Fall

Harvestland hits the PNE this October.

Harvest Haus, Vancouver’s flagship Oktoberfest party, has joined forces with the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) to present Harvestland – the biggest harvest celebration in Canada.

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Harvest Haus and the PNE are Hosting the Biggest Harvest Celebration in Canada this Fall

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

This weekend there’s music in the air as the Vancouver Opera Festival begins with shows and activities for all ages, celebrating fairy tales and fables. There’s also a festival dedicated to world music, an international art fair, dance, and some Game of Thrones comedy.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Vancouver Chef Andrea Carlson Set to Release Cookbook in the Fall

Photo Credit: Leila Kwok

Six years ago, Burdock & Co opened its doors, showcasing chef Andrea Carlson’s unique and attentive approach to local, seasonal ingredients.

A soon-to-be released cookbook has allowed Carlson to reflect on the evolution of her cooking, as well as the impact her restaurant has had so far on this city’s dining and eating landscape.

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Vancouver Chef Andrea Carlson Set to Release Cookbook in the Fall

Dine Out Vancouver Festival: Vancouver World Chef Exchange Highlights Video

Dusseldorf. San Diego. Montreal. London. Sydney.
The top culinary talents from Vancouver and around the globe come together every year for the Vancouver World Chef Exchange. Our thriving culinary scene is part of what makes Vancouver a vibrant, stand-out destination. Watch to see the collaboration between international chefs and our local talent unfold at #VWCEx:

Nerd slam poets and more at East Van alternative literary festival

Portland slam poet Julia Gaskill co-hosts Spoken Nerd as part of Verses Festival of Words.

Billed by organizers as “Canada’s largest alternative literary festival,” Verses Festival of Words returns for another celebration of spoken word, poetry, graphic novels and marginalized voices. From April 25 to May 5, in venues across East Vancouver, the festival features writers, spoken-word performers and more.

See below for some highlights.

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Nerd slam poets and more at East Van alternative literary festival

5 reasons to discover the Richmond Night Market (opening May 10!)

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There’s no other way of saying it, the Richmond Night Market is epic.

First founded in 2000 by entrepreneur Raymond Cheung, the Richmond Night Market has grown from modest beginnings since its first location at the Continental Centre on Cambie Road.

Now, the Richmond Night Market is the largest Night Market in North America and has become an international attraction, attracting over 1 million visitors each year.

The opening date of this hotly anticipated annual event is fast approaching and we can’t help but get excited for an upcoming summer of food, shopping, and entertainment! In anticipation of the event, let’s take a look at some of the top 5 things to discover once the Richmond Night Market opens for the 2019 season!

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5 reasons to discover the Richmond Night Market (opening May 10!)

Filming in Vancouver: Charmed, Taraji P. Henson, Camilla Mendes, and more

Camilla Mendes

Something witchy this way comes.

Well, to be honest, they’ve been coming this way for some time now. But a new witch-themed TV series joins the growing collection of witchcrafty productions in Vancouver this week.

As there’s also an Indigenous food TV series and a feature film about coffee with a side of Kareem starting up, you may want to ensure you don’t read this on an empty stomach.

Plus, there’s a feature film starring one of the main cast members of Riverdale.

Check out what’s going on in Vancouver’s screen scene after the jump.

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Filming in Vancouver: Charmed, Taraji P. Henson, Camilla Mendes, and more