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2005 Online Auction Preview - Entertainment


A Great Time Starts Here!    

Could a party get any easier than this? Kelsey's will come to your home and cater a dinner party for 8 with no work for you, they'll prepare some fresh appetizers, cook the main course and serve a delicious dessert. What is a party without wine - they have that covered as well with a selection of Peller Estates wines. Then they'll even clean up and get out of your way! The biggest problem you'll have is deciding what your menu will be! Enjoy!

Restrictions: Must call to schedule event prior to May 31st, 2006.

Donated by: Kelsey's  www.kelseys.ca

Value: $600


Party At The Vancouver Rowng Club    

Let the fun begin! Have a party that will be talked about for weeks to come. Enjoying some of the best views in the city, the Vancouver Rowing Club would like to offer you an evening's rental in either their elegant Trophy Lounge or their comfortable Carver Bar (Sun-Thur). All tables, linens, chairs and bartenders included. Please book 6 weeks in advance, the Vancouver Rowing Club is a very popular destination!


Donated by: Vancouver Rowing Club  www.vancouverrowingclub.ca

Value: $300


Calling all Folkies    

Calling all folkies … Vancouver Folk Music Festival would like to offer you, and a guest, two adult weekend passes to one of Vancouver’s most celebrated festivals. The 28th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival, to be held July 14-16, 2006 at beautiful Jericho Beach Park, will bring together over two hundred artists from around the globe for a three day celebration and the best in traditional and contemporatry folk and world music. Great music and good times are guaranteed.

Restrictions: Redeem between May 1 and June 15, 2006

Donated by: Vancouver Folk Music Festival  www.thefestival.bc.ca

Value: $250


No Dishes To Wash    

Imagine having a party with no dishes to wash at the end of the night. A&B Partytime Rentals carries linens, plates, cutlery, glassware, tables and chairs and so much more. Enjoy your party with this $200.00 gift certificate for rental items.

Restrictions: excludes delivery and resale items

Donated by: A&B Partytime Rentals Ltd. 

Value: $200


The Butler Did It    

The Butler Did It Catering will be part of you birthday bash or special occasion! They will supply a delicious assortment of tantalizing light appetizers for up to 50 guests and you can visit.


Donated by: The Butler Did It Catering  www.butlerdiditcatering.com

Value: $200


Out On Screen    

Be sure to join us for the 18th Annual Vancouver Queer Film & Video Festival. You will receive 2 festival passes for films and videos, panel discussions, forums, Gala parties and more.


Donated by: Vancouver Queer Film Festival  www.outonscreen.com

Value: $200.00


Puccini's Arias    

2 tickets to Vancouver Opera's production of Puccini's "Turandot" at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. A crowning achievement in this stunning 1997 co-production that has created a sensation wherever it appeared in North America. Colossal, colourful, and ingenious, Turandot is grand opera at its big-chorus best. The rich orchestral textures and stirring emotional melodies will lift you out of your seat.

Restrictions: Vaild either Oct 25, 27, Nov 1, 3 2005 at 7:30 pm - must be redeemed before Oct 14

Donated by: Vancouver Opera Association  www.vancouveropera.ca

Value: $198


Tony n' Tina's Wedding    

Join the wackiest and best wedding in town. You are invited to come and interact with the Vitale and Nunzio's families and friends. The wedding ceremony will be held at St Andrew's Wesley United Church at 7pm. The reception will be at the Century Plaza Hotel & Spa afterwards, where you will have a sumptuous 4-course dinner, sing, dance, laugh and have the time of your life.

Restrictions: Valid Thursday and Friday; Expires Dec 2, 2005

Donated by: Hoarse Raven Theatre  www.hoarseraven.com

Value: $160


Ballet Magico    

Two "A-Level" tickets to a Ballet BC performance of Carmina Burana at the Queen Elizabeth as part of their 05/06 danceAlive! Season. This popular ballet features features a full orchestra, the Vancouver Chamber Choir and the Elora Festival Singers from November 17-19, 2005. John Alleyne’s version of the famous ballet-cantata to Carl Orff’s score is enormous in scale, featuring a 100-voice choir, three soloists and a 60-piece orchestra.

Restrictions: Valid Nov 17-19, 2005. Must be redeemed by Nov 3.

Donated by: Ballet British Columbia  www.balletbc.com

Value: $150


Canucks vs. Calgary    

Join the Canucks as they again begin the rivalry between the Western Conference Champions Calgary Flames. The crowds are looking for revenge against the team that knocked them out of the playoffs. Choice of games ... Dec 23, 26 or Jan 7 or Apr 8, two tickets to whichever game you choose.

Restrictions: Centre Ice, row 5 balcony.

Donated by: Dream Ticket Connection 

Value: $140


Jann Arden Tickets    

You and a friend can see Jann Arden in concert at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Friday October 14, 2005. 9:30 p.m. SEC. LC Row 23 Seats 127 & 128

Restrictions: Valid Oct 14, 2005 only

Donated by: D. Malone & Associates 

Value: $120.00


Music to your Ears    

The Vancouver Symphony Society invites you and a guest to enjoy a concert in their 2005/2006 Season. The Vancouver Symphony has been enthralling audiences for years with their acclaimed orchestra members, their many varied programmes and specially selected world renowned guest artists.

Restrictions: Expires June 12, 2006; Excludes Specials, Lang Lang or Midori concerts

Donated by: Vancouver Symphony Society  www.vancouversymphony.ca

Value: $120


Life is a Cabaret!    

4 tickets for the Opening Night of Uncle Randy's Production of the Award Winning Musical Cabaret, Starring Bobby Bruce (of Nearly Neil Fame) - November 9th - Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver

Restrictions: Valid Opening Night Nov 9, 2005

Donated by: Uncle Randy Productions  www.unclerandyproductions.com

Value: $112


The Syringa Tree    

The Syringa Tree by special arrangement with Matt Salinger. Two Families, Four Generations, 24 Characters, One Woman; Six-year-old Elizabeth loves shimmying up the Syringa tree, her nanny Salamina's wedding songs, and her lush South African home. She can't understand why certain districts are off-limits or why the neighbours say she's going to hell. The crucible of apartheid is heating up around her as Elizabeth navigates the wonder and darkness of her world. The play requires a tour de force performance and at the Playhouse will be performed alternate nights by the creator, Pamela Gien, and the Dora Award-winning actress Caroline Cave

Restrictions: Valid Mon-Fri Evenings and Thur Matinee, Oct. 8 - 29, 2005. Reservation required.

Donated by: Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company  www.vancouverplayhouse.com

Value: $102


Perrenial Fave!    

2 Tickets to the Vancouver Chamber Choir concert "Handel's MESSIAH" on December 9th at 8 pm at the glorious Orpheum Theatre. Vancouver's perennial Christmas favourite - this has become the world's most famous and beloved Choral work -the music is wonderful and the story so appropriate to the celebrations of the season. It offers everything from brilliant solo arias, vivacious choruses and inventive choral interludes, all written in the Baroque master's most festive style. Jon Washburn and the Vancouver Chamber Choir will be joined by the Laudate Singers, the CBC Radio Orchestra, and a stellar roster of soloists.

Restrictions: Valid for Dec 9, 2005. Claim tickets by Dec 1

Donated by: Vancouver Chamber Choir  www.vancouverchamberchoir.com

Value: $100


For Your Valentine!    

A Passionate Valentine's Gift! One pair of tickets to Nuevo Ballet Espanol, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Feb. 11, 2006 at 8 pm. A great gift to see one of the top Flamenco Dance Companies from Spain, Ole! Presented by Caravan World Rhythms.

Restrictions: Valid Feb 11, 2006 only – redeem for tickets after Oct 15

Donated by: Caravan World Rhythms Society  www.caravanbc.org

Value: $100


Nothing risqué, nothing gained    

Hanky Panky has everything you need to explore your sensuous side! You'll find sumptuous body and massage products, lubes, games, books, and an assortment of stimulating toys designed to tickle all your fancies. "Sex appeal is fifty percent what you've got and fifty percent what people think you've got" - Sophia Loren


Donated by: Hanky Panky  www.hankypanky.ca

Value: $100


There's Something Fishy Going On!    

Take the whole family to the Vancouver Aquarium with this one year Family Membership and meet Laverne, a 27-year-old female Pacific white-sided dolphin, and be amazed at the sight of 8,000 butterflies recently added to the Amazon gallery. There are too many incredible sights to list and things to do but you will have a WHALE of a time!


Donated by: Vancouver Aquarium Marine  www.vanaqua.org

Value: $100


Laughter, Good For The Soul    

Laughs are guaranteed with the Vancouver TheatreSports League improv troupe at the Revue Theatre on Granville Island. Your six VIP passes are the gateway to a great time filled with laughter to the point of tears.

Restrictions: Expires Nov 30, 2005

Donated by: Vancouver Theatresports League  www.vtsl.com

Value: $99


Third Street Theatre Series    

Nestled in the heart of Lower Lonsdale, Presentation House Theatre has been providing intimate and friendly theatrical experiences on the North Shore for 29 years. Two tickets for each of the three shows in the season: "Life Skills" Oct 20 - Nov 5; "Hay Fever" Jan 5 to 28; and "Beaver" Feb 9 to 25.

Restrictions: Must be used within the specified period. Advance booking required.

Donated by: Presentation House Theatre  www.phtheatre.org

Value: $90


Mom's the Word 2: Unhinged    

After 10 years of international success, the creators of Mom's the Word are back! Here is your chance to avoid the rush and get 2 tickets for the hysterical sequel, Mom's the Word 2: Unhinged, at the Granville Island Stage.

Restrictions: Valid Mon-Thurs Oct 10-27, 2005 (advance reservation is required)

Donated by: The Arts Club Theatre Company  www.artsclub.com

Value: $80


Canada vs. Finland    

Come join Canada as we host the 2006 IHF World Junior Hockey Championship, with two tickets (lower bowl seats) to see Canada take on Finland in the opening game of the tournament, Dec 26, 2005. Forget shopping for deals, the most excitement will be cheering.

Restrictions: Expires Dec 26, 2005

Donated by: Dream Ticket Connection 

Value: $80


Family Frolics    

A Gift Certificate for 4 tickets to the 2006 Vancouver International Children's Festival, May 15 - 22, 2006, featuring performances from Australia, Belgium, Mexico, USA and Canada.

Restrictions: Tickets must be picked up by May 1, 2006

Donated by: Vancouver International Children's Festival  www.childrensfestival.ca

Value: $72


A Year of Art Exploration    

Your family will enjoy a full year of membership at the Vancouver Art Gallery. A fabulous value which includes unlimited admission and express entry, two complimentary admission passes, subscription to glance, the gallery newspaper, invitations to Members' Opening Receptions, access to noon hour concert series and so much more.

Restrictions: Redeem before Dec 31, 2005

Donated by: Coro Mohr 

Value: $70


Cultural Feast    

Two complimentary passes to any "VECC Presents" performance in the 2005/2006 Season.

Restrictions: Expires May 31, 2006

Donated by: Vancouver East Cultural Centre  www.vecc.bc.ca

Value: $60


A Hot Pair of Tickets To The Prodigal Son    

You and your guest will be mesmerized by this provocative new play by local actor/playwright, Shawn Macdonald. A challenging exploration of the no man’s land between homosexuality, spirituality and the Catholic Church, this world premiere is co-produced by Pacific Theatre and Touchstone Theatre. It will run from March 15-April 9, 2006 at Pacific Theatre.

Restrictions: Valid Mar 15 - 26, 2006

Donated by: Pacific Theatre and Touchstone Theatre  www.pacifictheatre.org

Value: $60


Sexy French Soiree    

Sexy French Soiree with Paris Combo: One pair of tickets to Paris Combo Concert at Richards on Richards, Nov. 1, 2005, presented by Caravan World Rhythms. Come enjoy the jazzy, gypsy, sensual music from France, with special opening act Mimosa.

Restrictions: Valid Nov 1, 2005 only

Donated by: Caravan World Rhythms Society  www.caravanbc.org

Value: $55


It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's Peter Pan!    

Fly to Neverland for exciting adventures and swashbuckling fun as Peter Pan and the lost boys battle with the infamous pirate Captain Hook!

Restrictions: reservations required, for ages 5+

Donated by: Carousel Theatre  www.carouseltheatre.ca

Value: $50.00


Black Box Theatre    

Enjoy two tickets to attend an original inhouse production during the 2005/2006 season at the local theatre at Beaumont Studios, 316 W5th Avenue.

Restrictions: TBA

Donated by: The Beaumont Studios  www.thebeaumontstudios.com

Value: $40


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