The Week Ahead: TV, Movies, Links: Oct 9, 2017

Here are this week's picks for what's ahead on TV, movies, and about town.  


the Loch - CBC Crime Thriller

At the foot of the Carn Mohr Mountains by the shores of the iconic Loch Ness in Scotland, a community experiences grief and terror as a body is found thrown off a cliff.  Relationships and what people will do to survive are exposed in this taunt crime thriller. 


Line of Duty, Season 4, Netflix

Season 4 of the acclaimed British Police Drama Crime Thriller is now on Netflix.  This season does not disappoint fans with returning lead characters of Steve Arnott, Kate Fleming, and their boss Ted Hastings, as the elite AC-12 unit continues in its' quest to expose 'bent coppers'.  Season 4 stars the talented Thandie Newton as we follow the unfolding story and motive behind her actions to cover up misdeeds - is it out of reckless selfish motivation, or for the greater good of covering for someone in her family or work organization.  Every episode is a gripping, new chapter, and should not be missed if you are a fan of British crime shows. 


Fall Food Events to Check out in Vancouver

  • Game on Afternoon Tea at Fairmont Hotel, Vancouver.  Notch8 has tumbled into the imaginative world of classic board games to deliver a playful twist on traditional afternoon tea.

Surrounded by vintage decor, indulge in scones with clotted cream, delectable savory bites like the ‘Go Fish’ Niscoise Sandwich and ‘Chess-nut’ Tart with Duck Confit, and mouthwatering sweets featuring a ‘Checkmate’ Battenberg Cake and Domino Lemon Tart.

September 20 – November 26, 2017
Wednesday to Sunday,  Sittings: 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Adults $59; Children $29.5 (ages 12 and under)

For reservations or more information, please call 604-662-1900 or email

  • Oktoberfest - HandleBar Cafe and Apres in Whistler is offering Oktoberfest all month long. HandleBar will be featuring a number of food and beer specials and pairings, including craft beer and German street food such as pretzels, bratwurst, and schnitzel. Patrons can also expect special casks, beer deals, and tap takeovers throughout the entire month of October.

  • North Shore Craft Beer Week - Taking place from October 6 to 13, North Shore Craft Beer Week will feature seven days of festivities in venues across the area with events ranging from cask nights and guided tours, to live music, Brewmaster’s Dinners, and of course – beers!

Check out locations here

  • Tartine and Maple - Eclairs, Cream Puffs - Halloween Special.  Learn how to make Pate a Choux - known to some as Choux Pastry.  Make eclairs, Cream Puffs, Profiteroles, and more.  Decorate for Halloween style.  Sunday Oct 15, 2-4pm.

For more details, check it out here