Archive for May, 2013

SOMM: VIP Wine and Film Night at the Rio Theatre

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The Rio Theatre is hosting its first wine and film night featuring the Canadian Premiere of Jason Wise’s highly-anticipated SOMM, a documentary the “massively intimidating” Master Sommelier Exam. SOMM takes the viewer on a humorous, emotional and illuminating look into a mysterious world – the Court of Master Sommeliers and the massively intimidating Master Sommelier […]

After Hours at Vancouver Aquarium: Jelly Invasion

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The next Vancouver Aquarium “After Hours” adults-only event will take place Thursday, June 6, 2013 giving grown-ups the opportunity to explore galleries and exhibits without having kids in tow. Jelly Invasion features over 15 species of jellyfishes hailing from various parts of the globe. These beautiful marine animals are more complex than you might think. […]

Mumford & Sons in Surrey Photos

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Mumford & Sons — one of the biggest bands in the world today — drew a sold-out crowd of 25,000 to Holland Park in Surrey last night. This stop in Live Nation’s Concerts in the Park series hosted food trucks, beer gardens, and thousands of dancing and singing fans. In fact the band said that […]

Portuguese Joe Sculpture Coming to Stanley Park

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There will soon a be new sculpture in Stanley Park as the Park Board has accepted a statue donated by the Portuguese Joe Memorial Society. The piece, featuring pioneer Joe Silvey (“Portuguese Joe”), will celebrate the ancestral connection of Coast Salish and Portuguese communities in Vancouver. Source: Park Board Proposal From the proposal to the […]

Win Brunch at Hawksworth

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post, views are my own. Two of our meals were compliments of Hawksworth. We paid for the third and for all beverages. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

It’s not everyday that I eat at one of Vancouver’s most award-winning restaurants, but I should definitely do o more often. Last weekend I had brunch at Hawksworth Restaurant in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia for the first time and the company I was with sparkled like the grand chandelier in the main dining area as […]