Picks Of The Week – August 28, 2013

It’s Labour Day weekend already, hard to believe that summer is nearly over. Let’s pack in some fun for the last long weekend of the season!

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Watch the Whitecaps under BC Place

PNE: Summer Concert Series plus loads more fun is still tap as the PNE,  this week – Big Wreck, Martina McBride, REO Speedwagon, Lights and Loverboy wrap up the season

Bard: There’s just a couple weeks left before Bard On The Beach Shakespeare Festival closes for another season, on Monday night Sept 2nd join in the special event Operas & Arias Viva Verdi as the UBC Opera Ensemble take over the mainstage at the Bard Village.

Blues: Legendary blues man Jim Byrnes closes out the season of Enchanted Evening Concerts at Dr Sun Yat-Sen Garden on Friday evening at 7:30

Pigskin: BC Lions roar into BC Place to take on Hamilton TigerCats on Friday night at 7pm

Comedy: Bring the laughs as comedian Brian Regan tickles the funny bone at The Chan Centre for Performing Arts on Friday night at 8pm

Trio: Head out to the Kozmik Zoo on Broadway for a three for one of folk/rock as Mississippi Live & The Dirty Dirty, with Billy Manzik, and Jimmy Baldwin get your feet tapping at 8pm

Concert: In the Park at Ambleside head out for a beautiful night of sights and sounds with FUN. and Tegan & Sara supported by The Mowgli’s and Gold & Youth, on Saturday starting at 4pm

Kicks: Desperate for a MLS playoff berth the Vancouver Whitecaps must win as they take on Chivas USA at BC Place on Sunday September 1st at 4pm

Drag: Rupaul’s Drag Race alumni Alaska Thunderf*ck struts into Five-Sixty for MoneyShot on Sunday night

Afterhours: Keep your weekend going late night at Gorg-o-mish for United: Labour Day with DJ Tony Moran doors open at midnight





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