Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Jan. 27-29

Harry Manx plays the Shadbolt Centre

By Steve Newton

FRIDAY: the Snowed In Comedy Tour at the Vogue Theatre features standup by Dan Quinn, Paul Myrehaug, Pete Zedlacher, and Erica Sigurdson.

FRIDAY: screening at the Cinematheque of Freaks director Tod Browning’s 1936 cult-horror classic The Devil-Doll, with an Introduction by guest of honour Guy Maddin.

Amber Harper-Young is at 604 Studios

FRIDAY: Comedy Here Often? presents an evening of standup at 604 Studios featuring headliner Amber Harper-Young and guests Michaela Chung, Tim Williams, Kelsey Hamilton, and Hassan Phills.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: Toronto’s Ronnie Burkett Theatre of Marionettes presents the world premiere of Little Willy, a twisted retelling of Romeo and Juliet, at the Cultch Historic Theatre. SOLD OUT.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival features music, theatre, dance, and multidisciplinary works by artists from across Canada and around the world at various Vancouver venues until February 5.

Androsia Wilde is at the Rio

SATURDAY: the Geekenders presents Into the Stripper-Verse, a burlesque tribute to all things Spider-man, featuring headliner Androsia Wilde, at the Rio Theatre.

SATURDAY: “Mysticssippi” bluesman Harry Manx blends the tradition of the blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas at Burnaby’s Shadbolt Centre for the Arts.

SATURDAY: International Guitar Night at New Westminster’s Massey Theatre features performances by Itamar Erez, Jocelyn Gould, Jesus Guerrero, and Stephanie Jones.

Terminal Station plays Frankie’s Jazz

SATURDAY: local southern-tinged blues-rockers Terminal Station, featuring singer-guitarist Scott Smith, play Frankie’s Jazz, performing tunes from latest album Brotherhood.

SUNDAY: local instrumental surf-rock trio the Riviberators–guitarist Noah Walker, bassist Gillian Moranz, and drummer Jodie Ponto–play Surf Sunday at the Heatley.

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