Mulan Comes Alive on the stage of Q.E. Theatre!! When: October 15 (Saturday) one day only!! Matinee show at 2pm, evening show at 8pm. Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 650 Hamilton Street.
Legendary heroic tale of Mulan, Mulan is an exploration of adventure and victory that follows one girl’s determination to save her family. Expressing themes of loyalty and devotion through a captivating combination of dance, martial arts and music, Mulan tells the story of a young girl who takes the place of her ill father to fight in the army but must disguise her identity and serve as a man. Set in a time where a male from every family was conscripted to join the Chinese army, Mulan follows the courageous adventures of the main character as she sets out to prove her allegiance to both her family and China.
Purchase tickets online at Tickets Tonight.· $50.00 + fees for Orchestra Centre, Orchestra Right Centre and Orchestra Left Centre. 25% discount for children under 12. · $40.00 + fees for Orchestra Left and Right · $40.00 + fees for Mezzanine Centre, Right Centre and Left Centre · $30.00 + fees for all other seats
Third annual Harvest Haus When: September 29 - October 1 and October 7 - 9, 2016. Location: Under the Harvest Haus Halle at Queen Elizabeth Plaza (West Georgia St. at Hamilton St.)
Over the course of two weekends, Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza will be transformed into the West Coast’s largest Germanic-inspired cultural harvest festival, welcoming 1,200 revelers to nine seatings under the great Harvest Haus Halle tent.
Beginning with a theatrical keg tapping by the Harvest Haus Bürgermeister, each four-and-a-half-hour event boasts a fully immersive atmosphere complete with medieval tomfoolery, swashbuckling swordplay by Academie Duello, live Bavarian brass oompah and favourite party hits by Vancouver’s “Oktoberators” on the central stage and the return of internationally renowned DJ Erick Decks from Frankfurt, Germany.
Guests will also enjoy European beers in authentic ceramic Bierkrug (steins) and specialty German wines at communal long tables. After working up an appetite on the dance floor or in the games room with giant Jenga or darts, everyone is invited to tuck into traditional Oktoberfest delicacies such as Spätzle, Brezen, Bratwürst, Schnitzel and Sauerkraut in the open-air Marktplatz (marketplace).
Tickets: General Admission and VIP tickets range from $25 to $50 and will be available on Wednesday, September 7 at 10 am www.harvesthaus.com. Partial proceeds to benefit Sole Food Street Farms’ transformation of vacant urban land into artisan-quality growing plots.
Dueling Arts Closing Gala On Sunday, Oct. 9, Harvest Haus will host the third annual Dueling Arts as its Closing Gala featuring an eight-man rapier tournament, sabering classes, live performances of selections from Vancouver Opera’s upcoming Hansel and Gretel and an optional three-course feast with wine pairings. Tickets to the Dueling Arts Closing Gala are $35-$85
Eat! Vancouver Food & Cooking Festival When: October 4 - 7th eat-vancouver.com Location: Various locations
Canada’s most successful food festival brand, continues to evolve into a high end premium food Festival. This year’s Festival event’s will be for charity and in support of the Vancouver Food Bank. In 2016, EAT! Vancouver will focus all of its events on “premium high-touch consumer experiences”. Events presented: Eat! Harvest. Dinner Series. An Evening with Michael Smith. Food Trends Tasting Panel and Beta5 Chocolate Demo. Tickets and info: www.eat-vancouver.com
Stephanie started her food-writing journey as the one and only Chinese food, culture, wine & travel columnist for a major Chinese Daily while hosting a weekly Chinese radio show. She now contributes to various English and Chinese print and online publications, talks on Fairchild Radio Am1470 and CBC North by Northwest.
A self-made chef who provides consultation services, designs and develops recipes for the food industry, Stephanie appears on various Canadian TV programs and live stages cooking and sharing her food thoughts and recipes. She is a food and wine judge for various competitions.
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Besides enjoying sipping, exploring and pairing wine with his meals, he also judges food and wine competitions.
Henry shares his wine discoveries and tasting notes in his bilingual blog and weekly Chinese column. Listen to his Wine Talks with Deborah Moore on Fairchild Chinese Radio AM1470 2nd Tuesdays of the month.