Picks of the Week – September 28, 2016

We’re into the first full week of autumn and the city is filled with films, sports and much more in the picks of the week

vf_taco_crawl_web-01-1Tacos: Who doesn’t like tacos? Tonight, Vancouver Foodster’s Taco Crawl highlights taco tastes all around the city

Improv: Just like the GOP Candidate, you never what you’re going to hear when you take in a Vancouver Theatresports League performance. You will certainly laugh along with Trump Card – Winner Takes All the latest VTSL show starting tonight.

Puck: The Vancouver Canucks pre-season gets going with a game at Rogers Arena against Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night then again on Sunday play host to San Jose Sharks

Kicks: Across the street at BC Place, Whitecaps FC tackle Central FC, their next opponent in CONCACAF Champions League play on Wednesday then on Sunday return to MLS & Cascadia Cup competition versus Seattle Sounders

Strings: At The Orpheum on Wednesday, violinist, dancer, performance artists, Lindsey Stirling takes the stage.

Punk: At The Commodore, Canadian electropunk performance artists Peaches plays her unique genre busting style on Wednesday

Films: Thursday, the 35th Annual Vancouver International Film Festival gets underway, bringing two weeks of cinema from around the world

Stage: The Arts Club Theatre Company’s season gets underway with a farcical whodunit, Baskerville, at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage until October 9th and starting Thursday, The Flick takes to The Granville Island Stage until October 29th.

99.9% : 2016 Polaris Music Prize winner Katranada plays an all-ages show at the Vogue Theatre on Friday night

Rock: Veteran rock stalwarts Dinosaur Jr play The Commodore Ballroom on Friday, in support of their latest album

Sync: Friday night at Junction it’s time to Lip Sync for your life with the first Lip Sync Battle hosted by Karmella Barr with DJ Drew

Hoops: Saturday, NBA pre-season play comes to Vancouver when Toronto Raptors face Golden State Warriors at Rogers Arena

Roar: The BC Lions take on Ottawa Redblacks at BC Place on Saturday evening.

Dance: XY YVR ONYX has DJ Quest with Bibi Souphresh keeping your Saturday spinning

Spin: Producer/Remixer DJ Shadow brings his electronic beats to the Commodore Ballroom on Sunday night



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