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What’s On East Van: April 6th Edition

6 Apr

 

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Our weekly feature What’s On East Van sets out lots more cool events for the upcoming long weekend.   Beyond the week, we invite you to check out our Event Listing which is updated daily and features events for the month and beyond

The 2nd Annual East Van Old Time Social – Russian Hall April 6th & 7th 

The Second Annual East Van Old Time Social is a weekend event dedicated to old-time string band music, and up-beat, beginner friendly, live music square dances. You are invited to come by the Russian Hall and listen to great tunes and dance the night away. There will be beginner friendly square dances.

Feast of Fools – Strange Fellow Brewing – April 7th 

If you love BBQ and beer, you may wish to stop by Strange Fellows Brewing, 1345 Clark Drive, this Saturday, April 7th. They will be hosting Feast of Fools where they have some delish eats on hand including BBQ Brisket/BBQ Salmon sandwich, House Coleslaw, Strange Mac ‘n Cheese, and Tarte a la Biere with beer for $18. The goodness kicks off at 5:00 pm and continues till the food runs out.

BC Beer Wars: Fight Night – Croatian Cultural Centre – April 8th

If you love beer and boxing, then BC Beer Wars Fight Night might be your ticket for this Saturday.  Event kicks off at the Croatian Cultural Centre at 2:00 pm.  Of course, beer will be on hand for sale as well as samples from 15 BC breweries. For more information and tickets, visit BC Beer Wars.

The Art Of Tease: Intro To Burlesque – Your Open Closet – April 11th

Want to learn the art of tease?  The owners of Womyn’s Ware & Your Open Closet are hosting an introduction to burlesques Wednesday, April 11th. Local burlesque legend Burgundy Brix will be teaching this workshop being held at Your Open Closet. Cost is $30, tickets are available from Womyn’s Ware.  Fun kicks off 7:00 pm and goes till 8:30 pm.  Note, these ladies are all about non-judgment, so bring your sassy self and have some fun.

Coco Love Alcorn – Wise Hall – April 11th 

You are invited to a sing-a-long concert with Coco Love Alcorn and friends Wednesday, April 11th.  This is both a concert and workshop, singing along is entirely optional though.  You can just come to be enetertained.  Event happens at the Wise Hall with things kicking off at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For more information, visit the Facebook page of Coco Love Alcorn.

Chelsea Hotel: Songs Of Leonard Cohen – Firehall Arts Centre – April 21st

Haunted by memories of his tumultuous love life, a writer checks into New York’s infamous Chelsea Hotel desperate to find the words and inspiration for his next song. Wading through past relationships, he reluctantly comes face to face with the love of the present, a love he wishes he could not only forget, but erase from memory. This is the premise of the Chelsa Hotel which pays tribute to the songs of Leonard Cohen. This production on its final run continues this weekend. For tickets and information, visit the Firehall Arts Centre.

Live Music, Comedy & Entertainment

Love live jazz music? The Geoff Claridge Trio will be playing at the Tangent Café this Sunday from 6:30 pm. The Winter Farmer Markets continue this weekend with Saturday’s being held at Nat Bailey Stadium from 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday at Hastings Parking 10 am to 2 pm.  To see more of what’s on in East Vancouver, check our Event Listing.

Image Credit: June Hunter

The Chelsea Hotel – Songs By Leonard Cohen Returns To Firehall Arts Centre

3 Dec

Chelsea-hotel-web1New York’s infamous hotel, The Chelsea Hotel, makes a return to the Firehall Arts Centre December 15th to January 9th. Leonard Cohen’s powerful and inspirational music is the heartbeat of Chelsea Hotel, as six performers play seventeen different instruments in a rollicking tribute to the remarkable writer. Through Cohen’s transcendent songs and the honesty of his lyrics, you will be transfixed by this eclectic cabaret of loves won and lost.  Opening night for Chelsea Hotel is December 15th and the show runs till  January 9th with Pay What You Can shows on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm.  Tickets are available online and anyone under 30, gets in for $23 any day.  You also have the opportunity to ring in the New Year with the Chelsea Hotel. The Firehall Arts Centre will be throwing a bohemian New Year’s bash which includes champagne, hors d’oeuvres, a DJ and, of course, lots of Leonard Cohen songs. Tickets are available for $75 which includes entry to the Chelsea Hotel show, appetizers and a glass of champagne.

Chelsea Hotel: Songs of Leonard Cohen At The Firehall Arts Centre December 13th to January 3rd

8 Dec

Chelsea-hotel-web1You are invited to check out New York’s infamous hotel, The Chelsea Hotel, which makes a special return to the Firehall Arts Centre December 13th to January 3rd.   Leonard Cohen’s powerful and inspirational music is the heartbeat of Chelsea Hotel, as six performers play seventeen different instruments in a rollicking tribute to the remarkable writer. Through Cohen’s transcendent songs and the honesty of his lyrics, you will be transfixed by this eclectic cabaret of loves won and lost.  Opening night for Chelsea Hotel is December 17th and the show runs till  January 3rd with half price previews on December 13th, 14th and 16th. You can also check out the show for Pay What You Can matinee at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, December 17th.  Or you can ring in the New Year with the Chelsea Hotel. The Firehall Arts Centre will be throwing a bohemian New Year’s bash which includes champagne, hors d’oeuvres, a DJ and, of course, lots of Leonard Cohen songs. Tickets are available for $75 which includes entry to the Chelsea Hotel show, nibbles and a glass of champagne at midnight.

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