Picks of the Week – May 6, 2015

Here we are, the start of May! Summer is just around the corner and signs of the season are popping up all over, take a look at what’s happening in the picks of the week;

Docs: The 2015 DOXA Documentary Film Festival wraps up this Sunday closing out 11 days of documentary films with the Closing Night film; Iris

Rock: 90’s rockers Sleater-Kinney set the stage on fire at the Commodore on Wednesday night.

Dance: Ballet BC’s newest work RITE comes to the stage May 7-9 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Icon: The legendary Neil Diamond is sure to have everyone singing along when he fills Rogers Arena on Thursday

Cabaret: Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret Society presents The Scarlet Queen of Mercy, continuing at The Russian Hall until May 24th

Electronic: Spend an evening with ground breaking new age artist Howard Jones at The Biltmore Cabaret on Friday night.

Kicks: Whitecaps FC have a double bill on Saturday afternoon with the Caps Alumni playing before the senior team takes on Philadelphia Union at 4pm.

Retro: Canadian rock icons, April Wine bring their vast catalogue of tunes to the River Rock Show Theatre on Saturday night

Stage: The Arts Club Theatre Company is presenting the Tony award winning musical “In The Heights” until June 7th

Gig: To wrap up the weekend, Irish quartet Kodaline play the Commodore Ballroom on Sunday night

Drag: The 4th Annual Mr or Ms Cobalt Drag Competition continues Sunday with Round 2 on Sunday night at The Cobalt


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