What’s On Weekend – April 19-21, 2012

Already into the second half of April…where’s the time go?!

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
– within the Vancouver Art Gallery, An Autobiography of our Collection shows a behind the scenes look at how a collection is put together from the Gallery’s permanent collection. As well Beat Nation showcases the Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture, take a look back at Lights Out! Canadian Painting from the 60?s and the Gallery’s newest exhibition Emily Carr and the Theatre of Transcendence
– 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 Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage find out The Importance Of Being Earnest until April 15th and based on the novel by Michael Ignatieff, Scar Tissue runs until April 28th
– the Giggle Dam Theatre, dinner/comedy/musical theatre, bring the laughs Under The DAM Big Top…Cirque Du So Lame until June 16th.
– The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival blossoms with events throughout the city until April 28th

Thurs April 19th
– it’s opening night of Henry & Alice : Into the Wild at Arts Club Theatre’s Granville Island Stage.
Projecting Change Film Festival runs through the weekend until April 22nd
– making their come back after a hiatus, Our Lady Peace play the Commodore Ballroom with guests The Pack A.D.
– legendary Skatalites play Venue
– at The Waldorf The Gay Ninties hold their record release party presented by Sealed With A Kiss Presents & First Love Records
– DJ Micheal Venus is spinning at Narrow Lounge

Fri April 20th
– the sensational Coldplay play the first of two nights at Rogers Arena
– get your dance on at Ginger 62 for Hed Kandi with Andy Norman @ Socielle
– Blueprint Events presents iconic DJ Paul van Dyk spinning the turntables at Commodore Ballroom

Sat April 21st
– everybody’s working for the weekend as Loverboy takes the Commodore Ballroom stage
– it’s night two for Coldplay at Rogers Arena
– Olympic famed poet Shane Koyczan brings the spoken word to The Vogue Theatre
– Tuareg guitarist and singer/songwriter Bombino brings his worldly sounds to Fortune Sound Club
– PONI presents DJ/Producer Chris Cox at Five-Sixty

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