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What to do this weekend in Vancouver, BC

FESTIVALS & SHOWS
1. New Forms Festival 10 Opening and Swarm Afterparty

Friday, Sept 10 @ W2 / 151 Cordova Street
Doors @ 8:00, Music @ 10:00 FREE or By Donation
MORE INFO: Open to the public

2. 2010 Twister World Record Venture!
Sun Sep 12 | 2pm – 4pm | MacInnes Field, UBC
We have just received the “green light” from the Guinness World Records™ (Claim ID# 295961) for our attempt to break the record for "Most participants in a game of Twister."

The current record of participants in a game of Twister is 4,160 people at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst set on May 2nd, 1987. MORE INFO

3. Fiesta Mexico Independenicia 2010
FREE | 12-830pm | Thurlow Plaza - New Vancouver Convention Centre
Live music, dancing food, arts & crafts, & kids zone
MORE INFO: www.mexicofest.ca

4. Taboo Revue Burlesque Variety Show - Two Nights
Fri Sep 10 + Sat 11 | Wise Hall (1882 Adanac St) | Doors 8pm, Show 9pm
Tickets $17+sc online or $20 at the door
Fancy dress is encouraged (Costume, vintage, formal, sexy, etc.)

Taboo Revue is Vancouver’s biggest and longest running Burlesque show featuring over 20 incredible dancers, comics and singers. This will be Screaming Chicken’s first show since competing for ‘Best Group’ and the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend in Las Vegas. Come see the troupe that the world is talking about!

Tickets available here
MORE INFO

DANCE
Celebration of Nature, Music and Dance - Rivers, Ocean and Sound

FREE | Friday Sep 9 Evening | Tzvi's Place, 1823 E 2nd Ave
Main Level: Voices of *Angela Healy* *Krystal Patience* and friends
Ground Level: *Rick Buckman Coe* *Joanna Chapman-Smith* and friends
Under the Grape Vine: *Joseph Pepe Danza* and friends

Suggested donation at door:
$10 unwaged and students
$15 waged
$20 well waged
$40 halla halla
MORE INFO: Smoke & Alcohol Free Environment

No More Strangers After Party w/ Big Freedia (New Orleans)
Sat Sep 10 130-5am | Secret Location | $10
MORE INFO


SOCIAL JUSTICE
Release Detained Tamil Refugees: Let Them Free, Let Them Stay

Sat, Sep 11, 130–630pm
Burnaby Youth Custody Services Centre, 7900 Fraser Park Dr, Burnaby
For almost one month now, 492 Tamil refugees have been detained by Canadian authorities. Families have been separated, and women and children - including young children - are being incarcerated in Burnaby.

Join No One is Illegal-Vancouver at the Burnaby detention facility to express our love, support, and solidarity to those being held inside and to call for the immediate release of detained Tamil asylum seekers.
MORE INFO

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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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