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Pride and Prejudice at The Arts Club

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt
Disclosure: Review — I received media review tickets for this show. Views and opinions are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

I finished my workday yesterday by doing a quick search online for commentary about the play I was about to see at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage (2750 Granville St). The most intriguing post was from cast member Scott Bellis: It’s opening night for #PrideAndPrejudice @theArtsClub. It’s a beautiful adaptation and we have a great […]

Review of Dirty Dancing on Stage in Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt
Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. I received media review tickets for the purpose of providing this coverage. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

It has been the soundtrack to sleepovers, road trips, and pool parties for almost thirty years. With that kind of pressure, and a lot of anticipation, Dirty Dancing premiered on stage in Vancouver and left even the biggest super-fans extremely happy. Dirty Dancing on Stage in Vancouver Opening at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre earlier this […]

Goh Ballet Nutcracker Review

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Review media tickets were supplied by Goh Ballet. Views are those of the author. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Attending Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker is like going to a massive, unforgettable Christmas party; there are children running around, adults dressed up in their finest, snacks and drinks for all, and a hugely amusing performance put on (mainly) by the kids. This is the seventh year that Goh Ballet, known for its distinguished pre-professional program, […]

Review of Vancouver Opera’s Die Fledermaus

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This week, Vancouver Opera presents the last three performances of Die Fledermaus (The Bat), the Austrian operetta composed by Johann Strauss Jr., adapted by UBC’s Nancy Hermiston to include theatrical dialogue in English with timely or local references. Eisenstein (Roger Honeywell) is dismayed to find that a disguised Rosalinde (Joyce El-Khoury) has his watch. Photo […]

Spa at the Four Seasons Seattle: My Oxygen Facial

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Opinions are those of the author. The spa treatment was compliments of the hotel for media review purposes. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

After our heavily caffeinated drive from Vancouver to Seattle, and after quickly taking in our room’s stunning 10th floor ocean-front view as the light change across the Pacific Northwest sky, Rebecca and I were quickly whisked downstairs to the hotel spa for some much needed rest and relaxation. A girls getaway isn’t complete and without […]