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BeeVancity top Vancouver events | June 9-12

Bridge Mix 2011

This weekend, you may need some time to unwind from all of this hockey tension, so why not check out one of these artsy events in town? Or if you're still in the mood to party, read up on the bike pub crawl. Sounds dangerous.

As always, we like to bring you up to speed on what happened last week. The Velopalooza bike ride event is on until the 19th, so we invite you to visit their Facebook page and check out all the updated pictures - and bonus - you still have time to join them on a bike ride!

 

Top Picks

Bridge Mix 2011
June 8–25 | Metro Parkade 1070 W. Pender St | 8 PM | $14-$18

Bridge Mix 2011 is the second installment of the site-specific theatre festival in a found space – a parkade (yes, this is theatre in a parkade!). Follow the action through the parkade and see short plays by a collaboration of nine of the cities strongest up and coming theatre companies.  Plus, there will be a roving bar and rooftop music on Saturday nights presented by Wachu!  Every Wednesday is a "No Excuse Wednesday" Pay-What-You-Can performance with all tickets available at the door.  

Arts Summit 2011
June 10-11 | SFU Woodwards | Various $

The Summit brings you compelling plenary speakers, meaningful conversations, a comfortable network building environment, smart strategies and cause for celebrating an outstanding group of thinkers and doers. --> Thx Andrea Curtis and Mo Dhaliwal for organizing and telling us about this one!

 

 

Honourable Mentions 

"Forty-Deuce" by Alan Bowne, presented by Big Bone Equity Co-op
June 9 - 24 | 8 PM | Little Mountain Gallery 

Forty Deuce by Alan Bowne (re-made by Mike Antonakos) is an electrifying play about life on the mean streets of late 1970's New York. When a drug deal goes bad, four young hustlers are left trying to survive a dangerous and blisteringly hot August weekend on Eighth Avenue. The play pulses with the passion and turmoil of youth. --> Thx Tara Newstead!

Burns Bog Conservation Society's Bargain Book Sale
Jun 8 - 11 | Delta | Free entry + only $1 / $2 for books!

--> Thx Melissa La!

Cut Chemist Video Set
June 9 | Club 560 | $15/$20


Another amazing DJ coming through town to show off a cool video set. Sure to be amazing especially with the sound at Club 560.

Art Fair
June 12 | 11am-6pm |Heritage Hall | FREE
17 established professional artists showing and selling well priced art in various styles from florals & still life to landscapes and abstracts. Come out for some great art and support our local artists.

Beverly's Dial-A-Doo Wig Ride
Jun 12 | Yaletown Brew Pub | 1 PM | FREE!

Dress up and get ready to have fun on your bicycle! This group bike ride starts at the Yaletown Brewpub, downtown Vancouver then around Stanley Park seawall and over to the Morrissey where you can eat, drink and be merry. Wear a Wig and Dress Up!  More fun bike rides happening check out www.velopalooza.ca

3rd Annual Open House At Pacific Cinémathèque
Jun 11 | 12 PM | Pacific Cinémathèque' | FREE!

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