Picks Of The Week – December 11, 2013

jonandroy13Christmas Day is only 2 weeks away, the days will be filled with Holiday parties and shopping madness but there’s surely something entertaining to take your mind off the hustle and bustle if you need a distraction.

Hooves: Odysseo the latest show from Cavalia gallops into the White Big Top on South False Creek, near the Olympic Village Canada Line Station, until January 5th.

Panto: Until December 29th, head east and celebrate the Holidays with Jack & The Beanstalk: An East Van Panto at The Cultch.

Puck: Hopefully Friday the 13th brings some luck to the Canucks as they take on Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Arena, then on Saturday against Boston Bruins.

Special: Another year and another edition of the Jon & Roy Holiday Special featuring; Buck 65, Horse Feathers, Ryan Guldemond of Mother Mother (with Guests) and Scott Stanton and David Lang of Current Swell, comes to Vogue Theatre on Friday night.

Concert: Seattle’s favourite rock sisters of Heart bring some friends back Home For The Holidays in Vancouver, for their first ever Christmas concert at Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Friday.

Crafts:  Find some great handmade gift ideas at Got Craft? Holiday Edition at The Marine Labour Centre and Shiny Fuzzy Muddy at Heritage Hall craft fairs running Saturday and Sunday. 

HoHoHo: If you’re not going to a staff party this weekend don’t let that stop the fun, join Peach Cobbblah and Bambibot at The Cobalt for Hustla: Ho Ho Ho festive fun

On Sale: It’s your lucky day! Lots of great concerts are going on sale this Friday the 13th,  including: Mounties w/ Rich Aucoin (Mar21 – Commodore Ballroom)  ZZ Top ( Mar 22 – Queen Elizabeth Theatre), Kings of Leon (Mar 30 – Rogers Arena),  Michael Buble (second show added June 20 – Rogers Arena).  On Sale Monday Dec 16: YES (Mar 20 – Queen Elizabeth Theatre


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