Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Lots of festivals and shows this weekend for the whole family!  How many events will you attend?  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Life’s an Open Book at the Human Library in Vancouver

Image courtesy of Liesbeth Bernaerts | Pushfestival.ca

Image courtesy of Liesbeth Bernaerts | PuShfestival.ca

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is always one to break boundaries and open your eyes to exciting new elements of art and performance. This is especially true with the return of the Human Library to the Vancouver Public Library from January 23 until February 8, 2015.

Back by overwhelming demand to the PuSh Festival for a third year, Human Library continues to lure Vancouverites with its simple, novel and compelling premise: borrow a book, discover a life.

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Life’s an Open Book at the Human Library in Vancouver

See Vancouver dance at the 2015 PuSh Festival Vancouver

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Sequence 8. Yann Boyenval photo.

Vancouverites will strut their stuff at this year’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival.

The 2015 PuSh kicks off today (Jan. 20) and runs until Feb. 8. The festival has it all – theatre, dance, film and music – from professional performers and companies. However, two special free afternoon performances this Saturday (Jan 24) shine the spotlight on local amateurs as dozens of Vancouverites take part in a special choreographed dance.

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See Vancouver dance at the 2015 PuSh Festival Vancouver

8 Days, 65 Parties: Whistler Pride and Ski Week Returns, Jan 24

Photo sourced from Tourism Whistler

Photo sourced from Tourism Whistler

One of the top Pride and ski fests on the planet is coming to Whistler.

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival is set to turn the Whistler Blackcomb resort into a non-stop party zone, Jan. 24-Jan. 31.  Now in its 23rd year, the annual festival celebrates diversity on and off the slopes, packing more than 65 events into eight days.

Over the course of the week, guests split their time between carving up Whistler’s 8,000 acres of skiable terrain and celebrating with apres ski parties, club nights and special events down in the village. Each day during the festival, ski guides are on hand to escort groups on free guided tours of the mountain, showing off all the best runs and local secrets.

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8 Days, 65 Parties: Whistler Pride and Ski Week Returns, Jan 24

Vancouver’s Raciest Expo Returns: Taboo Naughty But Nice Show, Jan 22-25

Photo credit: Brendan | Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: Brendan | Wikimedia Commons

50 Shades of Grey, the movie based on the best-selling novel that spiced up bedrooms around the world, hits theatres this Feb. 13, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

But if you’re looking to get in the mood before then, there’s Taboo Vancouver, the “naughty but nice” expo at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Jan. 22-Jan. 25.

This 19-plus show, which is now in its 14th year in Vancouver, describes itself as an “upscale adult playground dedicated to enhancing lifestyles [and] encouraging romance, personal betterment and all things taboo.”  Well, then.

The expo features a full weekend of live entertainment, plus informative seminars and nearly 100 booths offering the finest in “shopping, fashion and sexccessories.” Continue reading:
Vancouver’s Raciest Expo Returns: Taboo Naughty But Nice Show, Jan 22-25