Dr Sketchy’s Art Class & Cabaret, Taboo Revue Burlesque, One Week Job and more
Some nice, spicy and sweet events this week for you. A bit of burlesque - to watch and to draw! - art, movies, some dancing. All you need for a honeysweet weekend. Enjoy!
Steve Williams (the Honey Bee) with Ajay Masala Puri (the Spicy Masala Bee) & Lorien Henson (the Queen Bee)
Jan 16 | 2PM & 7 PM Sharp! |The Beaumont Studios | $20 - Seating Is Limited
Part art class, part cabaret and an evening of cocktails, drawing and decadence! The Dr Sketchy's Art Star Series features burlesque art models dressed as characters from the paintings of Vancouver based artists. Local art star, Camilla D'Errico, will be at this special Dr Sketchy's and expect to see her paintings come to life on stage for this 3 hour drawing session! You bring your art supplies and Little Miss Risk and Little Woo will pose as girls from Camilla's anime inspired paintings on a 360 degree stage for your sketching delight.
Fri Jan 14 8PM-late | Wise Hall | $17 adv / $20 door
The Taboo Revue is Vancouver’s biggest and longest running Burlesque show. It features an ever changing lineup of singing, dancing, variety, comedy and striptease acts. The show is funny, sexy and empowering and is a great time for everyone.
Jan 15 | 2 PM | Pacific Cinematheque | $5 -12
As Mark Twain said, “ Explore. Dream. Discover”. The Vancouver premier of the documentary film, One Week Job, follows the star, Sean Aiken, as he works 52 jobs in 52 weeks trying to find his passion. There will be post film Q&A with Sean Aiken and director Ian MacKenzie.
Jan 13 | 16:00 – 19:00 | Creekside Community Centre | Free!
No need to stop riding just because of a little snow! The terms in Vancouver are no longer "winter riders" and "summer riders". It's "wet" and "dry". It's wonderful to ride in the winter! Bundle up, stay warm and dry, and stop by our celebration Station for warm drinks, great prizes, and introductions to bike routes you might not know.
Jan 13 | 7 – 9 PM | Place des Arts in Coquitlam | FREE!
An opening reception for the largest solo exhibition by our friend Robi Smith featuring 31 of her ocean paintings, created over the past two and a half years.
Jan 17 8-11pm | Biltmore |
Our friend Siavash Rokni's gypsy band MezamaJING is playing their heart out this upcoming Monday. If you want to dance craJEE then come and support local music. Mezamazing was an animal born in 2007, under strictly irrational circumstances, in a rabid, cross-cultural stew of sonic hunger. Their 12-member band comes from various corners of the world- from Greece to Iran, Bosnia to Russia across Alberta, India, Africa, East Van and beyond!
Jan 16 | Rhizome Cafe | Free!
Share what you have; get what you need! Bring some things (in good condition) that you’re not using anymore, and/or come browse the Free Store and take home some new (to you) items. This isn’t a swap; it’s free stuff for all!
Mon Jan 17th 530-7pm | SFU Downtown | Free or by donation (tix going fast!)
Vertality by Board of Change
Jan 18 | 7 PM | Club 560 | $10
A Little More Good Fundraiser & Media Launch
Jan 19 | 8 PM | Club 560 | Free!
Jan 20 7-9pm | VPL Central Branch | FREE!
Jan 20 | 560 | $10 / $15 + Free lesson at 9pm!
Jan 20 9pm-onwards | Cobalt | $7
+ Afterparty DDP-style (i.e., party on the streets w/ boomboxes)!
Jan 20 | 7:00-9:00pm | RoundHouse Community Centre | Free (registration required)