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Suggestions for a great weekend: Asian music artists, Diversity Health Fair, and Sustainability Expo

Ajay's IT List for events around town this weekend:

Thu May 27 

Schema Magazine's WEST is EAST PARTY & FUNDRAISER
@ Fortune Sound Club 10pm-2am

This party is going to be HYPE! My good friend Alden Habacon has organized a cool mix of local Asian DJs, MCs, dancers, and performers, with partial proceeds from the event going to fund the Giant Robot Magazine. $15 advance tix

 

Fri May 28 

Skeena swimmer Ali Howard

MOVIE: Awakening the Skeena @ SFU Harbour Centre
Fletcher Challenge Theatre 7PM Screening sponsored by ForestEthics
Phone: 604.331.6201 (By Donation)

A documentary about northern BC resident Ali Howard’s epic month-long swim down the entire 610 kilometres of the Skeena River in northern British Columbia, from its source at the Sacred Headwaters, through treacherous whitewater canyons, and ending at the Pacific Ocean. 

JAWANI - VANCOUVER'S BIGGEST DESI CONCERT 2010
Envy Night Club, Delta 830-2am  $30 advance

Jassi Sidhu: East - West fusion artist
Panjabi By Nature
UK’s most successful Asian music artists

Jassi Sidhu


Sat May 29 

AMSSA Diversity Health Fair
@ Croatian Cultural Center 10a-4p

I attended this a couple of years back and had a lot of fun as it had 50+ exhibitors, health & dental screenings, cultural cooking demonstrations, draw prizes + more FREE


Sweet Soul Burlesque Show
@ DollHouse Studios 10p-4am show 1130pm

These soul sistas do an amazing job dancing burlesque + also throw a damn good party. This time they are having a fundraiser as they have been selected to compete in Las Vegas. $10 + whatever you'd like to donate

 Sweet Soul sistas

Over the Weekend:  

EPIC Sustainability Expo
@ New Vancouver Convention Centre Fri May 28 - Sun May 30

Western Canada's largest sustainable eco-expo. This three-day celebration of greener living includes 300+ exhibitors, inspiring ideas, exciting entertainment, and smart shopping in one jam-packed location $7-10 advance

Want to get away? Then head south to the SASQUATCH Music Festival @ the Gorge. You can still find tix & camping via craigslist


 Next week: 

MUSIC WASTE
June 2 - 5 

My friend Cameron Reed puts on a great organic locally-produced music, art & comedy festival. Best part is that it's only $15 for an all exclusive pass.
Next week we'll send out a FULL SCHEDULE


+ Stay tuned for our picks on where to watch the 2010 WORLD CUP (starts June 11)

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