Ziggy Stardust and the storytellers from Mars (and Vancouver) this Thursday night!

CBC's Johanna Wagstaffe is co-host of a night of storytelling at HR MacMillan Space Centre.

CBC’s Johanna Wagstaffe is co-host of a night of storytelling at HR MacMillan Space Centre.

Both hardcore and casual fans of David Bowie, storytelling, outer space and/or CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe will want to pay a visit to the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre (1100 Chestnut St.) on Nov. 17.

On that night, Vancouver’s premiere storytelling group Rain City Chronicles is presenting a night of stories, reminisces and music focussed on one of the greatest classic-rock albums of all time, David Bowie’s groundbreaking 1972 release The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders from Mars.

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Ziggy Stardust and the storytellers from Mars (and Vancouver) this Thursday night!

Geekenders next show celebrates Goblin Bowie in tight pants

Labyrinth

The same folks who brought Star Wars: A Nude Hope, The Wizard of Bras, and The Empire Strips Back to Vancouver are taking on one of the most disturbing pop culture totems of all. Yes, the Geekenders have set their sights on the movie that introduced a tight-pantsed David Bowie to a generation of impressionable young filmgoers.

The Labyrinth: A Spectacular Burlesque Adventure puts a burlesque spin on the 1986 cult classic Labyrinth. The show kicks off July 18 and will play for two performances at the Rio Theatre. Continue reading:
Geekenders next show celebrates Goblin Bowie in tight pants