Bee Vancity Top Picks Jan 6-10: Building Peace, Ana Sia, Just Dance and a great reason to take off your pants
Hope you have all recovered from your New Year's celebrations. Some great events to start off 2011. Something here for everyone - from building peace to dancing all night to taking your pants off on the Skytrain.
Steve Williams (the Honey Bee) with Ajay Masala Puri (the Spicy Masala Bee) & Lorien Henson (the Queen Bee)
An Intimate Evening with Ana Sia & Paper Diamond (Alex B)
Jan 6 | 9:00 PM | W2 Storyeum | $10/$15
You couldn’t have escaped the clutches of Ana Sia’s menace during the later half of the decade. Purveying the entire spectrum of modern electronic, she has championed festival stages, casino-grade night clubs and inner-city dungeons alike, forging through several trends in underground bass music. Should be another great night with the Bee Vancity friends at W2
Building Peace Between Israelis and Palestinians
Jan 8 | 7:30 PM | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | FREE!
Israeli and Palestinian peace builders, Dr. Gershon Baskin and Dr. Sami Adwan will talk about their personal perspectives building peace between Israelis and Palestinians and their work for peace in the Middle East. Our friend Reena Lazar leading the important work at Peace it Together will announce the Summer 2011 film project at UBC to include 10 Palestinian, 10 Israeli and 10 Canadian university students.
Fri Jan 7 730-11pm | Russian Community Centre | $10 donation (all ages)
Our friends in Beats without Borders (Lady Ra & Nils) organize Vancouver's best drug- and alcohol-free community dance party!
Brian Eno Illustrated Talk
Jan 10 | 8:00 PM | Vogue Theatre
Brilliant English musician, composer, record producer, music theorist, singer, and visual artist, noted for his work with Roxy Music, Talking Heads, and David Byrne, gives an illustrated talk sure to be fascinating.
Jan 9 | 3:00 PM Sharp! | Meet At Broadway Station | FREE!
Keep a straight face and take your pants off! Vancouver Improv Anywhere presents the 2nd Annual "No Pants Skytrain Ride 2011".
Club Push @ Push Festival | Jan 26-30 & Feb 2-5