Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Christopher Plummer’s A Word or Two set to open in Los Angeles

January 22, 2014 … The Stratford Festival’s production of Christopher Plummer’s A Word or Two opens at the Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles today.

The production, directed by Des McAnuff, was originally presented in 2012 as a special event to mark the Stratford Festival’s 60th season.

“I am thrilled to have the Stratford Festival represented in Los Angeles by Christopher Plummer in A Word or Two,” says Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino. “He worked long and hard assembling this wonderful script and, together with Des, he has created a terrific evening in the theatre. We thank our friends and colleagues at CTG for their interest in this production.”

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Big White Ski Resort’s ABSOLUT Mixology event draws bartender talent from Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Whistler

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Tuesday 14, 2014 – On Saturday, February 1, Big White will be the battle ground for eight bartenders as they compete in the resort’s 2nd ABSOLUT World event. 

Mixologists from British Columbia and Alberta will be fighting for the cocktail crown and an all expenses paid trip to the ABSOLUT Akademi in Sweden.

Big White guests are invited to join in the liquor libations and will have an integral role in the outcome. New for this year is the “Peoples Choice Award”, where the audience will choose their winner with the vote counting for 50% of the final decision. 

A $50 ticket includes samples of craft beer, local and international wines, spirits and mouth-watering nibbles, as well as a chance to taste the cocktails as part of the “Peoples Choice Award”. The event kicks off at 7:30pm on February 1 at the Village Centre Mall. With a sell out 300-person crowd at its inaugural event last year guests are advised to get tickets in advance by emailing