Bee Vancity Easter events: Earth Day, Whistler Festival, Bunny Bender and more

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Join thousands across Canada as they run or walk to raise awareness and funds for a healthy planet! Choose a 5 or 10km route in a beautiful location along the beachside in Vancouver or the North Shore. Be sure to check out the live music entertainment and the Earth Run expo, featuring info booths with local organizations, sustainable practices and products.

Honorable Mentions

APATHY IS DEAD - Fresh Media's Remixology 5: Digital Democracy
Apr 27 | 6-9:30 | Waldorf | $5 adv/$10 door

The Masala Bee will be speaking along with Jamie Biggar (, Emily Jubenvill (Get Your Vote On), Kevin Millsip (Co-founder, Check your Head + Nextup), + Steve Anderson (Open Media), Tara + Fiona (Gen Why Media). Bonus: Afterparty!

Buyoh & Bharatanatyam: Japanese and Indian Classical Dance
Apr 23 | 3-4:30 PM | Radha Yoga and Eatery | $15 (Proceeds to Red Cross Japan)

Shakti Dance and TomoeArts present a salon showing of solo bharatanatyam (Indian Classical Dance) and nihon buyoh (Japanese Classical Dance) performances exploring images of flowers, trees, and nature. Followed by an artist talk and discussion. Snacks will be available.
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Legendary Long Weekend: Easter Bunny Bender 2011
Apr 24 | 930 PM-2 AM | Waldorf | $14 adv 

Hot Pants 3: The 1990s Edition
Apr 23 | 9 PM | 45West | $15

Two rooms of sensational delights.  Room 1: Gong Fu Tea Chilling Room.  Room 2: Floorboard Hardwood Rave Room featuring MC Crystal Precious (Aka The Queen of SASS), Sweet Soul Productions, Woodhead, Hebegebe and Fedski.  Think keywords like tubular, gnarly, rad, "not", buggin, aiight, chillin, mofo and phat. Dress code: grunge, neon, aerobics clothes, Kris Cross, Fresh Prince, and punk.

Black Sun Empire, Kutz, Mat the Alien and more
April 21 | 10:00pm-3:00am | Club 560 | $20

A great dance night here with a killer soundsystem. Deep dark beats from Holland with Black Sun Empire and the UK with Kutz. Followed by homegrown talent Mat the Alien, the always-amazing Librarian and classic SHAHdjs.

Coming Up


I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Chicken's Comedy Skit
Apr 21-30 | CBC Downtown | $20-25

CCPA Gala Dinner with Amy Goodman (Democracy Now)
Apr 29 | 6-10 pm | Fraserview Hall | $75 ($ goes to Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)

The Great Turning Un-Conference
Apr 30 | Maritime Labour Centre | $55-85

Social Bites & The Vegan Project Fundraiser for Japan
Apr 30 | 6 PM – 11 PM | Commercial Drive | $10 - $40
Furious Anger Fun Hour
April 30 | 8 PM | Havana Theatre | $10
Worldwide Vegan Bakesale
April 30 | 3 – 5 PM | Nice Shoes

Learn how to Bee Keep!
May 7 | 1 PM | TBA | by donation

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