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It's all about the music | BeeVancity top event picks for May 5-11

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So the campaigning and voting is all over. Regardless of how you feel about the outcome, give yourself a pat on the back if you went out and voted! We're excited for Elections Canada to release their stats on Youth Voting later this month.

This week looks a little different. It's full of music and dancing events, so we hope you find the time to let loose!

The BEE list is curated by Ajay Masala Puri (Spicy Masala Bee)Lisa Craveiro (Busy Bee), Steve Williams (Honey Bee), and Lorien Henson (Queen Bee) 

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Top Picks


1. Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret
Sun. May 8 | 2 & 4 p.m. | Roundhouse | Advanced $5-$10,  Door $5-$15

Comprised of a vibrant collective of young artists, The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret presents a vaudevillian-style variety show featuring virtuoso tap dancing, swing dancing, contact improvisation and clowning. Following the recent smash-hit success of their theatrical extravaganza Hard Times Hit Parade, this closing performance of the Dance Allsorts 2010-11 season is sure to be a dazzling showstopper!  -->Thanks Andrea!

2. Beats Without Borders presents: Nickodemus
Thu. May 5| 10 p.m. | Canada| 
Fortune Sound Club |$15 Advance

Sure to be another great dance night with Nils and friends from Beats Without Borders. The sound system at Fortune will keep the beats moving through your body all night long.

3. rePercussion (Fusion Drumming!)
Thu. May 5 | 7:30-9 p.m. | SFU Downtown | $18

Led by multi-talented percussionist Paul Bray, this event explores percussion and folk drumming from the variety of cultures that represent Vancouver. Whether Chinese drums or Afro-Cuban, or a melding of Punjabi and Brazillian styles, rePercussion explores traditions of rhythm from around the world.

*May is Asian Heritage Month! Check out more fun events.  


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