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September 14, 2023 edition - Michelin surprise-drops six more Vancouver recommendations

Add these to the list!

Good morning,

It may be the AM, but it’s never too early to think about dinner, right?

Michelin just surprise-dropped six more Vancouver restaurants to its recommendations list, which we (along with the rest of this city’s foodies) will be eating our way through for the foreseeable future.

And what a delicious future it will be.


Why urban density is actually good for us

Despite popular discourse, denser living can actually be good for us and our communities, writes project manager Helen Lui in our latest commentary piece on Vancouver’s tumultuous housing situation.


Chinatown events challenge gentrification

A nine-storey, 111-unit condo building has yet to begin construction, but its years-long permitting process has become a flashpoint for Chinatown residents concerned about gentrification and displacement.


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Fairview turns the tables on the white gaze

Even the directors of Fairview, which opens at The Cultch on September 27, aren’t giving anything away about the plot of the show.

“This play, as far as theatrical experiences go, is the ultimate moving target, Trojan horse of a play,” says co-director Kwaku Okyere. “The moment you think you know what it is, it transforms into something else.”

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A pop star we actually deserve, Olivia Rodrigo announces Vancouver show for GUTS

One of the fastest-rising music stars on the planet, Olivia Rodrigo, is headed to Vancouver as part of her first-ever arena tour. Here’s why it matters—and how the artist is making her mark.


The Vancouver International Flemenco Fest starts next week!

The 2023 Festival (Sept 18 to 30) features live performances, with both ticketed and FREE events, and promises to deliver exceptional and dynamic programs celebrating our local, national and international connections and performers. One of this year’s highlights is the co-presentation of Spain’s COMPAÑÍA ROCÍO MOLINA for a 4-day run.


Michelin recommends six more Vancouver restaurants ahead of official 2023 Guide

The official 2023 Vancouver Michelin Guide isn’t due to release until next month, but that hasn’t stopped the mysterious Michelin judges from recommending six new spots for Vancouver’s foodies to add to their must-dine list.

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Tickets are on sale NOW for the design event of the year!

The Interior Design Show presented by Miele opens its doors on Sept 21 with a stellar lineup of designers and design experiences waiting for you. Use code IDSVAN2023 for a 10% discount. See design icons such as Lynda Reeves on the Caesarstone stage. Shop the show at the District where you can buy directly from the makers. Join the IDS Party, with exciting installations and great music!


Maestro Tausk Conducts Mahler’s Sixth at the Orpheum | September 15, 16 | 8pm

Maestro Taust will launch the 105th season of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra with the work of Anna Thorvaldsdottir. [$26+]

That 70s Art Show...and SALE! at 5649 Blenheim St. | September 16 | 3pm

Dress in your best ’70s threads to attend (and potentially win the costume contest at) this ‘70s-themed art show and vintage sale. [Free]

Seventeen Syllable Slam at Word Vancouver | September 16 | 2:30pm

This free poetry event will include bubbles, candy, unicorns, and, of course, poetry. [Free]

Cutie Pet Fair at Lulu Island Winery | September 16 | 11am

Head over to Richmond’s LuLu Island Winery for their last pet carnival of the summer with contests, live music, a pony experience, and more. [Free]

Women’s pop-up shoe sale at the Croatian Cultural Centre | September 15 - 17 | Fri: 1-9pm, Sat: 9am-9pm, Sun: 9am-5pm

The Very Best One-Stop Pop-Up Shop for Busy Size 7ish Frugalistas! Over 5,000 Unique Pairs. Many from Europe. There will be tall leather boots, lots of leather booties, shoes and more (including waterproof footwear)... all at 80% off regular store prices. [Free]*

Want to know what else is happening in Vancouver? Check out our Events Listings.

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What a good-looking crew 😎

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