Ashley Whillans Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/3796 en Little Bastards look to shake up the Vancouver theatre scene http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/2010/07/09/little-bastards-look-shake-vancouver-theatre-scene Newly minted theatre company, the Little Bastards, hope to make audiences once again excited about theatre with their inaugural show Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang playing at Studio 16 from July<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/2010/07/09/little-bastards-look-shake-vancouver-theatre-scene" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theatre Culture Anthony Shim Circle Square Theatre Company Cucumber Satellite Film and TV Society Kate Twa Little Mountain Gallery local artists Paolo Brian Studio 16 The Black Boots young actors Fri, 09 Jul 2010 23:43:00 +0000 Ashley Whillans 4431 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Gourmet, the easy way http://www.vancouverobserver.com/food/2010/06/22/gourmet-easy-way Thanks to DC Food Concepts, a gourmet meal is less than thirty minutes away.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/food/2010/06/22/gourmet-easy-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Dan Close DC Food Concepts easy meal family family meals gourmet cuisine local farmers local food organic farming Red Seal Chef Tue, 22 Jun 2010 20:09:00 +0000 Ashley Whillans 4283 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Colourful and culturally rich Sawan Mela Festival comes to Stanley Park this weekend http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/2010/06/09/colourful-and-culturally-rich-sawan-mela-festival-comes-stanley-park-weekend The 8th Annual Sawan Mela Festival is taking place this weekend at Stanley Park's Lumberman Arch on Saturday June 12 and Sunday June 13. A free event that features live performances, and a Bollywood m<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/2010/06/09/colourful-and-culturally-rich-sawan-mela-festival-comes-stanley-park-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City Culture Bollywood dance film event Gregor Robertson I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Chicken Kiran Ahluwal preview of music recommended event SAFA South Asian Arts South Asian community in Vancouver Stanley Park Thu, 10 Jun 2010 05:55:00 +0000 Ashley Whillans 4169 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Simplicity and Sheer Talent serve as the inspiration behind the Vancouver production of Nine http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/2010/06/04/simplicity-and-sheer-talent-serve-inspiration-behind-vancouver-producti-0 Twenty-three women, one aspiring filmmaker and a 10 piece orchestra make beautiful music together as part of the Vancouver production of Nine, playing at Performance Works on Granville Island until Ju<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/2010/06/04/simplicity-and-sheer-talent-serve-inspiration-behind-vancouver-producti-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theatre Fighting Chance Productions George Brown College Granville Island local artists Mike MacKenzie musical theatre Nine Ovation Awards Performance Works Pipedream Theatre plays in Vancouver Toronto what to do in Vancouver Fri, 04 Jun 2010 23:39:00 +0000 Ashley Whillans 4118 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Schema Magazine and Sammie Jo Productions raise funds and fun for Giant Robot Magazine at Fortune Sound Club http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/2010/05/29/schema-magazine-and-sammie-jo-productions-raise-funds-and-fun-giant-robot Schema Magazine, in conjunction with Sammie Jo Productions and Giant Robot Magazine, invaded the Vancouver party scene on Thursday night with their combined fundraiser, dance-party and talent show: We<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/2010/05/29/schema-magazine-and-sammie-jo-productions-raise-funds-and-fun-giant-robot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture arts Asian Heritage Month Fortune Sound Club Fundraisers hip hop Sammie Jo Productions Schema Magazine South Asian Arts The Boom Box Saints West is East Sun, 30 May 2010 00:05:00 +0000 Ashley Whillans 4067 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Chicken brings the house down Bollywood-style http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/2010/05/13/i-cant-believe-its-not-butter-chicken-brings-house-down-bollywood-style Since forming Bollywood Shenanigans, Munish Sharma and Leena Manro have written and performed over two-hundred sketches. This week they are adding to their already impressive resumes with the best-...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/2010/05/13/i-cant-believe-its-not-butter-chicken-brings-house-down-bollywood-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theatre Bhangra Bollywood Comedy I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Chicken Leena Manro Munish Sharma sketch comedy South Asian Arts Theatre Fri, 14 May 2010 04:42:00 +0000 Ashley Whillans 3917 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com CBC celebrates http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/television/2010/05/11/cbc-celebrates Last night a who's who of Canadian television came together for a cocktail reception at CBC's Studio 40. The reception celebrated a difficult and successful year, as well as the renewal of Being Eric<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/television/2010/05/11/cbc-celebrates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Television Anton Leo Being Erica Byron Mann Canadian Television CBC Claire Martin Erin Karpluk Heartland Kirstine Stewart Michelle Morgan Sally Cato Studio 40 television industry The National Tom Hastings Wed, 12 May 2010 02:20:00 +0000 Ashley Whillans 3887 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com RePercussion at Vogue Theatre brings Bhangra fever downtown http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/2010/05/03/repercussion-vogue-theatre-brings-bhangra-fever-downtown So just what is Bhangra? Originating in India and Pakistan it is an art form that encompasses expression, movement and dance. Once performed by Punjabi wheat farmers to pass time while working in...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/2010/05/03/repercussion-vogue-theatre-brings-bhangra-fever-downtown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theatre Culture 6th Annual City of Bhangra Festival Anita Lerche Bhangra Bhangra Festival Coast Capital Bhangra Competition Downtown Bhangra Mo Dhaliwal RePercussion Sal Ferreras Sukhi Ghuman The Vogue Mon, 03 May 2010 14:00:00 +0000 Ashley Whillans 3820 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com