Picks Of The Week – Sept 25, 2013

The autumnal equinox has past and now Fall is fully upon us, let’s see what is in store for the first full weekend of the season.

War Horse

Broadway: Gallop to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre as Broadway Across Canada brings War Horse to the stage until Sept 29th.

Word: Formerly Word on the Street, newly renamed Word Vancouver takes over Library Square for all things written; books, magazines, writer, poets, until Sunday September 29th.

Culture: Look around every corner of the city this weekend and you’ll probably run into Culture Days activities.

Preseason: The Canucks wrap up the preseason with a home game against NY Rangers at Rogers Arena on Thursday at 7pm

Stage: The new season at The Cultch is underway with the comedy Penelope, running until October 13 at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre’s Historic Theatre

Gig: Brit indie singer/songwriter Jake Bugg hits the stage at The Vogue Theatre on Friday at 7pm (note: tickets for previously scheduled Venue show are being honoured for Vogue)

Jerk It: Head upstairs to Oasis Ultra Lounge and shake your stuff to the sounds of DJs Robo Santos (San Francisco) and Colby B (NYC) at Jerk It Fridays

Dance: Electronic performers ZEDD bring their Moments Of Clarity Tour to the Commodore Ballroom for two shows, Friday and Saturday

Soccer: Last week’s win over Montreal kept their playoff hopes alive but every game is now a must win as the Whitecaps FC host Real Salt Lake at BC Place Saturday afternoon at 4pm

Country: Award winning country artist, Jason Aldean, brings his Night Train tour, featuring Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett, to Rogers Arena on Saturday night at 7:30pm

Show: Have a whale of a time as Noah And The Whale perform at The Vogue Theatre on Saturday Sept 28th at 8pm

On-Sale: Some shows are coming on sale this week will make some perfect Christmas gifts: former LIVE lead singer Ed Kowalczyk (Dec 2 – Rio Theatre), spend an Evening With The Tenors (Dec 2 – Queen Elizabeth Theatre), a solo debut from The Hip’s Paul Langlois (Dec 14 – The Electric Owl) all go on sale Friday Sept 27.   Justin Timberlake‘s new dates to his 20/20 Experience World Tour (Jan 16 – Rogers Arena) goes on sale Monday Sept 30th.

 

 

 

 

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