Picks Of The Week – June 5, 2013

Can you believe it’s already the second weekend of June?! Summer will be officially here before we know it but before it arrives we still have lots happening in the city

Concerts: The legendary Tony Bennett finds his heart in Coquitlam at the Red Robinson Theatre in Boulevard Casino on Friday June 7th. The following evening, June 8th, rock, blues & jazz great Boz Scaggs takes the stage

Foncie's Fotos - Museum of Vancouver
Foncie’s Fotos – Museum Of Vancouver

Fotos: Museum Of Vancouver opens its newest exhibition on June 6th.  Running until January 5, Foncie’s Fotos celebrates the work of Vancouver street photographer Foncie Pulice. Thousands of photos, many submitted by the public, will be on display highlighting personal and civic memories from the post-war era on Vancouver streets.

Festival: Celebrating its 19th year June 6 – 9 2013, Music Waste highlights Vancouver’s independent music scene, featuring some of the most innovative and exciting acts.Coinciding with Music Waste are Arts Waste and Comedy Waste, which feature arts exhibits and Vancouver comedians respectively. All access weekend passes are just $15.

Cancon: Canadian singer songwriter Kinnie Starr takes the stage Live at the Rickshaw Theatre on June 8th, with guests Kytami and Kieran Strange

Halloween: Who needs Halloween to dress up, or dress down! Death To Halloween, hosted by Raye Sunshine & Peach Cobblah is Sunday at The Cobalt. DJ Trixx spins the beats and the Queens bring treats. Prizes galore and an underwear auction help to raise fund for the BC Cancer Foundation’s Underwear Affair.

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