Posts by: Sarah C

March Festivals in Vancouver

The sun is creeping out from behind the clouds and spring is just around the corner. Jump into the sunny season with one of these fun festivals. Celtic Fest is an exciting 12 day festival that runs from March. 6-17 that celebrates Celtic music and performances. There will be performances by the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir on March. 13, Delhi 2 Dublin on March. 15, April Verch on March. 16, and many more. The Belmont Whiskey Tastings will take place on March. 2. There are also two free events that will be held during the festival. The first is the […]

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October Music in Vancouver

Summer may be over, but the fall season of music has just begun. Check out these fantastic October music performances to keep the winter blues at bay. The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra has a number of performances lined up for their Fall Season. Music from the War Era: Great British Classics will be performed at the Orpheum Theatre on October.4th at 8 pm, October.5th at 2 pm, and October.6th at 8 pm. Principal Cello Ariel Barnes will be making his VSO concerto debut with a performance of Elgar’s Cello Concerto. Location: Orpheum Theatre, 601 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC, V6B 3L4 VSO Chamber […]

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July Summer Festivals in Vancouver

Celebrate the sun with one of these fun summertime festivals. Robson Summer Fest Come down to Robson Street, from Burrard Street to Jervis Street, on Saturday, July 19th from 12-4pm for an afternoon of fun at this summertime street party. There will be music, street entertainment, snacks, store promotions, giveaways, and much more. Indian Summer Festival If you’re in the mood for some politics to go with your music and art, then check out this diverse and fascinating summer festival. The Indian Summer Festival is on now until July 12th. For tickets and more information, visit indiansummerfestival.ca Vancouver Art Gallery […]

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Vancouver Theatre April 11 – April 26 2014

If the beginning of spring has you in the mood for a little fun, then check out one of these great performances happening this weekend in Vancouver. Proud,  written by Michael Healey, is playing at the Firehall Arts Centre from April. 9 – April. 26. Proud offers an evening of sizzling Canadian political satire spoofing the Harper administration. The play is directed by Donna Spencer, starring Andrew Wheeler, Emmelia Gordon, Craig Erickson, and Scott Button. For more information, call 604-689-0926 or visit firehallartscentre.ca Address: Firehall Arts Centre, 280 East Cordova St, Vancouver, BC, V6A 1L3 The classic Broadway hit  Annie  is playing at the Massey Theatre for […]

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“4C” – The Second Annual Comics Conference Victoria

If you are interested in learning about the art of Canadian Visual Storytelling, then check out the second annual Comics Conference, “4C”, Sunday April 6 2014 from noon until 5pm. 4C is a family friendly event that both kids and adults can enjoy, and with free admission it’s hard to go wrong. This day long event features several speakers who will be giving a talk on what visual storytelling is and how they use this medium to create great stories. The highlight of the conference is the “artist alley” where the 15 students graduating from the Comics and Graphic Novels […]

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Vancouver Theatre March 27 – April 3 2014

Catch one of these great theatrical performances on stage next week. The Blue Man Group will be performing at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre until March 30th. The hilarious LED visuals are perfect if you’re in the mood for a night of comedy.  Tickets are $35 at Ticketmaster.ca or call 1-855-985-5000. Showtimes: 8 pm Weekdays and Saturday 2pm Saturday and Sunday 7:30pm Sunday evenings Mies Julie, written and directed by Yael Farber, is playing at The Cultch from March 25th – April 19th at 8pm. Musician and singer Thandiwe joins the South African cast on stage for this powerful performance. Tickets start at $31 and can […]

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Pane from Heaven in Kitsilano

It can be a challenge to find a good lunch spot that serves a nice cup of coffee that compliments a good meal. I was strolling the streets of Kitsilano one afternoon looking for a place like this, when I spied a little cafe called Pane from Heaven. It was located on a nice, quiet street away from the main traffic, and there were tables outside you could sit at to enjoy the pleasant weather as you had your lunch. The lunch and coffee specials listed on the sign outside looked promising, and the prices looked reasonable, so I decided […]

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