Tag: Live Entertainment

Bard on the Beach is not a Comedy of Errors

It had been a number of years since I’d manage to organize time for Bard on the Beach, the Shakespeare festival in Vancouver. It is a collection of tents in Vanier Park nestled next to the Museum of Vancouver and the City Archives. “Bard”, as the company is called, has been running since 1990 where they had one tent and one play they put one and now have the main tent which for 2015 alternated between Comedy of Errors and King Lear. On the small stage they were performing Love’s Labour’s Lost and Shakespeare’s Rebel, a modern play by C.C. […]

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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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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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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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Top Ten Reasons why Fernie is the coolest town in North America

A small mountain town known for its mining heritage, nestled between majestic Rocky Mountain peaks? Yes. Epic skiing and snowboarding all winter long? Yes. A dozen lakes and rivers to swim, boat, raft, fish, and float on in the summer? Yes. Dozens of trails to hike and bike from dawn ’til dusk? Yes. Nightlife that rivals the best night out in any Canadian city? Yes. Welcome to Fernie. I’m not from around these parts, not by a long shot. Coming from Vancouver and having lived in international cities, I was skeptical of the list I just mentioned. But having spent […]

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