The sexy, thrilling Sweat Baby Sweat and four other must-see PuSh Festival shows

Dancers Kimmy Ligtvoet and Steven Michel in Sweat Baby Sweat, on Jan 19 and 20 with PuSh.

The 2017 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival began Jan. 16, but there’s still over two weeks’ worth of shows before the annual event ends Feb. 5. Sexy, thrilling and often thought-provoking, PuSh is a chance to see cutting-edge theatre you won’t get a chance to see anywhere else. Here are a few recommendations.

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The sexy, thrilling Sweat Baby Sweat and four other must-see PuSh Festival shows

Things to Do This Weekend in Vancouver: Jan. 19, 2017

Alright, now 2017 is really starting up. This weekend marks the start of the Dine Out Vancouver Festival, the PuSH Festival and the Hot Chocolate Festival. I suggest grabbing some inventive hot chocolate in the morning while you make reservations for an indulgent three-course Dine Out dinner in the evening, and then catching a show after. These festivals only happen once a year, and it’s kind of perfect timing that they all happen together.

 

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Things to Do This Weekend in Vancouver: Jan. 19, 2017

JFL Northwest comedy profiles – Brian Posehn

Brian Posehn photographed at home August 2015. Seth Olenick photo.

Like fellow comics Patton Oswalt and Chris Hardwick, Brian Posehn has made a career out of being a nerd with a sense of humour.

Besides his stand-up, Posehn’s extensive resume includes three seasons of The Sarah Silverman Show, appearances on comedy TV series Mr. Show and Lady Dynamite and sitcoms like New Girl, voice-acting work for Bob’s Burgers and Adventure Time, and roles in movies like Funny People and the 2015 Christmas movie Uncle Nick. His work has also intersected with some of his beloved interests, including appearances in the 2007 comic-book movie Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and popular nerdcom The Big Bang Theory, as well as work scripting comic books, such as Marvel’s popular Deadpool series.

We talked to the comedian/actor, who performs with JFL Northwest at Comedy Mix Feb. 16-18, about working in Vancouver, his book, and the evolution of his stand-up.

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JFL Northwest comedy profiles – Brian Posehn

25th Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival Kicks Off January 22

By Kendell Yan

Shake off the winter blues as the bears (and others) come out of hibernation at the 25th annual Whistler Pride celebration! Whether you’re a dancing queen, a ski bunny, or a fire-side cub, there’s something for everyone under the LGBTQ2+ spectrum, including all-ages fun.

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25th Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival Kicks Off January 22

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada (Free Prize Pack Giveaway!)

See Flight of the Dragon and FlyOver Canada back-to-back!

FlyOver Canada is proud to bring back Flight of the Dragon. For a limited time, guests will get to experience Flight of the Dragon and FlyOver Canada back-to-back for the regular FlyOver admission price!

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Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada (Free Prize Pack Giveaway!)

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend: Jan. 12, 2017

This weekend the winter festivals that began with Solstice and Yule in December continue with Maghi on Friday, celebrated across India for the winter harvest. Friday the 13th is looking anything but unlucky, with art shows, a film festival, a drag show and a virtual flight with a dragon starting up. You can end the weekend with some comedy, symphony, or hockey on Sunday with some David Bowie tributes and wrestling in between on Saturday.

 

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend: Jan. 12, 2017

Watch Canadian 2016 Olympic Bronze Soccer Medalists play Mexico this February & Enter to Win!

For the first time since winning their 2016 Bronze Olympic Medals in Rio, Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team is back on their home soil on Saturday February 4th! With over 5,000 tickets already sold during the group pre-sale window there are still tickets as low as $20, but comment on this post and you could win a pair of tickets, along with scarves and t-shirts to wear to the game.

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Watch Canadian 2016 Olympic Bronze Soccer Medalists play Mexico this February & Enter to Win!