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Stick it to the Streets, Critical Mass, Jazz Festival, South Asian Films, and Board Games are Sooo Gay!

Summer is here and there is so much to do, here's my TOP THREE Masala Mix picks of events not to miss this weekend:

1. Stick it to the Streets SAT June 26 1pm
Meet Granville @ Smithe. FREE 

Want to try something different? Well get out your drumsticks or just come watch as this is totally a public show not to miss. People will be playing street music all over downtown with only drumsticks or other noise-making instruments. Via our friends Polly Tan, Emily Jubenvil + the Vancouver Public Space Network   

2. Critical Mass [Biggest of the year - 2000+ expected]
FRI June 25, 5-530 start time
Vancouver Art Gallery. FREE - everyone welcome

It's Bike Month and what better way to celebrate the culture + life of Vancouver than on your 2-wheeler! Come out and join Vancouver's diverse communities in this historic and fun ride. Costumes + Positive Energy encouraged :)

Other amazing & cheap (or free) events not to miss:

FRIDAY

Board Games are Sooooo Gay!
@ Rhizome [Free or by donation]

Design NERDS party
7-10pm @5 West Pender 

SATURDAY

East Side Pride + SLAM THE GATE ON THE G8
@ Grandview Park [Free or by donation]

Vancouver International SOUTH ASIAN Film Festival
@ Vancity Theatre [only $5]

Cheaper Show No. 9
@ W2.  200 Artists, 400 Pieces, $200 each
[Entrance is Free or by donation]

Cheaper Show Afterparty @ Astoria w/ local Hipster bands

Michael Rosen's Mas Movement Salsa Party @ Rhizome

SUNDAY

eatART Powers the VAG 2010 
Expect to see giant kinetic sculptures, loads of bicycle enthusiasts and an unforgettable outdoor dance party. This event will be powered with solar and pedal power.

Greek Days on Broadway

Vancouver International Jazz Festival kicks off this weekend
1800 musicians, 400 concerts, 40 venues - Holy Moly!

WORLD CUP
on till July 11th

So many amazing games have already happened including huge upsets (Italy being knocked off) but more to come including Chile + Spain

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Hundreds of more fun and exciting events posted at East of Main or in the Vancouver Observer– who says Vancouver is boring?

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