Fred Armisen live in Vancouver (sort of) for day-long Portlandia fest

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The Rio Theatre has just announced that Fred Armisen is coming to Vancouver – via Skype. The actor/comedian will take part in a live q-and-a during Portlandiapalooza, a daylong festival featuring screenings of seasons 1-3 of the hit series Portlandia at the Rio.

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Fred Armisen live in Vancouver (sort of) for day-long Portlandia fest

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Spring has officially arrived in Vancouver with the arrival of the cherry blossoms!  Celebrate this weekend with live music, multimedia art exhibits, theatre, and maybe a bit of sport.  Read on for our top picks for things happening around Metro Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Party in Space: “Space Cruise” Coming to Vancouver’s Granville Street

You may find astronauts like these on your Space Cruise. Photo credit: Ahmad Hashim | Flickr

You may find astronauts like these on your Space Cruise. Photo credit: Ahmad Hashim | Flickr

Are you ready to board a cruise ship to another galaxy?

Throughout April, downtown Vancouver’s FanClub is transforming itself into a “Space Cruise.” Confused?  Don’t worry – This requires a little explaining.

Space Cruise, according to event organizers, is a “charmingly campy Caribbean cruise meets Star Trek, with a hint of Cirque du Soleil and more than its share of sexy.”  Think of it as interactive theatre for grownups, staged inside a cavernous nightclub on Granville Street.

Step inside the doors of the FanClub and you’ll find all the trappings of a cruise ship. Your cruise hostess will help you to your seat and prepare you for the voyage ahead. Meanwhile – mainly to add to the general absurdity – burlesque dancers will take the stage, while a live band rocks away in the background.  And did I forget to mention there’s a trapeze artist as well, swinging from the ceiling in a skimpy outfit?

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Party in Space: “Space Cruise” Coming to Vancouver’s Granville Street

Massive Pillow Fight Flash Mob in Vancouver this Saturday!

Vancouver pillow fight flashmob 2014

PILLOW FIGHT!!! This Saturday, embrace your inner child and get ready to giggle with the 9th annual Pillow Fight Flash Mob being held at the Vancouver Art Gallery from 3:00-3:30pm this Saturday, April 5, 2014.

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Massive Pillow Fight Flash Mob in Vancouver this Saturday!

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

So excited for this weekend.  Not only is it my first long weekend this year, but I’ll have something to do every waking moment!  Comedy, music, dance, and shiny cars… Read on for our top picks for things happening around Metro Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend