Picks Of The Week: May 29, 2013

Hard to believe May is almost over! How will we wrap up the month and begin June?

Children: Family fun and entertainment abound as the Vancouver International Children’s Festival fills Granville Island with laughter, play and fun until June 2nd

Blues Caravan – June 2nd at Vancouver FanClub

Show: It’s always a great time when Foals comes to perform add in some great support from Surfer Blood and you’ll have a super show this Thursday May 30th, at The Commodore Ballroom.

Friends: Head to Celebrities Nightclub to help Friends For Life celebrate their 20th Anniversary. Actor/Comedian Alec Mapa joins the festivities and raises a glass to toast the organization for two decades of delivering care and compassion to the community. Tickets $30 in advance / $40 at the door

Bhangra: Vancouver International Bhangra Festival fills Metro Vancouver with the sounds and sights of Bhangra as dance troupes from around the world gather from May 30 – June 8th.

Blues: Head to Vancouver FanClub on June 2nd for this year’s Blues Caravan – an annual tour featuring a revolving group of performers from Denmark’s Ruf Records. This year, Canadian Jimmy Bowskill joins Bart Walker from Nashville and British Blues singer Joanne Shaw Taylor for a night of great music. Tickets are $20 in advance

Circus Party: The Queen Of The East, Isolde N Barron, brings The Electric Circus to The Cobalt on Saturday June 1st for some 90’s fun with DJ Kasey Riot and G-Luve.

Jazz: West Vancouver’s Kay Meek Theatre holds it’s annual fundraiser with special guest Holly Cole on Friday night May 31st.

Stand-up: TV and comedy legend Bill Cosby is sure to fill the house with laughter when he performs two shows at River Rock Show Theatre on Saturday night, June 1st.

Clowning: Mump & Smoot In Something is now onstage at The Cultch. The Canadian clown duo wrap up their darkly, adult comedy show this weekend June 2nd.

 

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