August is coming to a close but not before leading right into the Labour Day Long Weekend. The Picks of the Week include:
ElectroPop: Swedish electro-pop outfit, Little Dragon take to the stage at The Vogue Theatre tonight with and opening DJ set from DAM-FUNK
PNE: As this year’s Fair at the PNE comes to a close on Monday, there’s still lots of great entertainment with the Summer Night Concert Series this week; including Boyz II Men, Plain White T’s, Dallas Smith, The Pointer Sisters and Glass Tiger on the PNE Amphitheatre stage.
Art Exhibit: It’s your last change to catch the Douglas Coupland “everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything” exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery, this week the VAG has extended hours Wed-Fri until 7pm.
Deer Lake Park: It’s still the season for great outdoor concerts, this week’s Concert in the Park is Jack White at Deer Lake Park on Thursday evening.
ElectroDJ: Much sought after electronic Dj/Producer Porter Robinson brings his skills to the stage at The Vogue Theatre on August 28th
Ice Ice Baby: Bring your ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to Celebrities Liberace Thursday and 100% of door proceeds will be donated to the ALS Society of BC
Nineties: Join the reformed The Afghan Whigs on Friday night at the Commodore Ballroom to relive their greatest hits and tracks from their new album, Do The Beast.
Nooners: The Vancouver Canadians host Spokane for a trio of ballgames at Nat Bailey, Saturday at 7:05pm and Sunday/Monday at 1:05pm
Shakespeare: There’s still time to catch this year’s line-up of great performances at Bard On The Beach, on until Sept 20th at Vanier Park
Cascadia: It’s always an exciting match when Portland Timbers come to BC Place to play a Cascadia Cup match against our Whitecaps FC, Saturday at 7:30pm