What’s On Wednesday – May 3 – 6, 2012

Run around the May pole or head out for some fun this weekend.

Ongoing Activities:
– at Vancouver Art Gallery : Offsite on West Georgia at the Shangri-la Hotel courtyard, until Sept 16th, is a large scale wooden tableau by Kota Ezawa
– The Vancouver Art Gallery indoors prepares for it’s next exhibits while Beat Nation showcases the Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture, and the Gallery’s exhibition Emily Carr and the Theatre of Transcendence continues all summer
– see the bright lights at MOV: Museum of Vancouver with their ongoing exhibit Neon Vancouver/Ugly Vancouver & compare the waterfronts of Vancouver and Dubai with Maraya Project-Seawalls Of Vancouver And Dubai or step back to examine the Art Deco Chic – glamour between the wars
– at Arts Club Theatre Company’s Henry & Alice : Into the Wild is at Granville Island Stage until May 25th
– still running at the Giggle Dam Theatre, dinner/comedy/musical theatre, keeps them laughing with Under The DAM Big Top…Cirque Du So Lame

Thursday May 3rd
– Calgary hip-hop artist Transit perform at Biltmore Cabaret with DJ Crosswalk
– get ready for summer partying with a party at Post-Modern Nightclub with The Lost Boys
– The Vogue Theatre welcomes local boys Said The Whale
– The Vogue Theatre also gets a little risque and sexy this weekend as the 7th Annual Vancouver International Burlesque Festival runs May 3-6
– another Thursday another night of dancers getting their JUNK out at Oasis On Davie
– it’s Dirty Thursday at Junction Pub

Friday May 4th
– over 100 films are presented during the DOXA Film Festival as it runs until May 13th at venues throughout the city
– comedian Lewis Black takes the stage at Red Robinsons Show Theatre
– Vancouver’s Headwater play the Biltmore Cabaret
– Hip Hop DJ Skratch Bastid takes over the sounds at Fortune Sound Club
– singer songwriter Ty Segall brings his rock to Waldorf Hotel
– ginger 62’s Friday brings Socielle with EC Twins
Cirque Fridays get the dance on at Five-Sixty
Gay Fridays with DJ Jeffery Micheal is on at Oasis on Davie
Junction Friday’s feature CD giveaways of DJ Drew’s dance tunes

Saturday May 5th
– Vancouver’s team, Whitecaps FC take on San Jose Earthquake at BC Place Stadium
– at W2 Media Cafe shows the Canadian premiere of “Black Rock Horse
– comedy legend and fashion police Joan Rivers brings her wit to River Rock Show Theatre
– Sealed With A Kiss Presents brings Gauntlet Hair to the Waldorf
– it’s Saturday so it must be PONI at Five-Sixty

Sunday May 6th
– the BMO Vancouver Marathon takes over the city with a new route, thousands of runners and even more supporters. Get out and cheer them on!


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