Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Feb. 3 to 5

Stick Men play the Rickshaw

By Steve Newton

FRIDAY: American progressive-rock supergroup Stick Men, featuring King Crimson’s Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto, plays the Rickshaw Theatre.

FRIDAY: screening at the VIFF Centre of director Kyle Edward Ball’s experimental, micro-budget horror film Skinamarink.

FRIDAY: MRG Live presents Vancouver singer-songwriter Dan Mangan at the Fox Cabaret, performing tunes from his latest album Being Somewhere. SOLD OUT.

Larkin Poe play the Commodore

FRIDAY: Nashville-based roots rock band Larkin Poe, fronted by sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell, plays the Commodore Ballroom, with guests Vista Kicks.

FRIDAY: late-night screening at the Rio Theatre of writer-director Jordan Peele’s acclaimed 2017 horror flick Get Out, starring Daniel Kaluuya.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: Austrian cellist Julia Hagen makes her North American debut with the Vancouver Symphony performing Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 at the Orpheum Theatre.

Lewis Black plays the Vogue

SATURDAY: American comedian Lewis Black, known as The King of Rant, performs standup at the Vogue Theatre as part of his Off the Rails Tour.

SATURDAY: the Tony Furtado Acoustic Trio–composed of singer-guitarist-banjo player Furtado, mandolinist John Reischman, and fiddle player Luke Price–performs at the Bez Arts Hub in Langley.

SATURDAY: legendary Canadian folk-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Bruce Cockburn plays the Centre for Performing Arts.

Bruce Cockburn plays the Centre

SUNDAY: local instrumental trio Joe Rotundo and the Interstellar Riders–composed of guitarist Rotundo, bassist Jeremy Holmes, and drummer Todd Biffard–performs a mix of surf music and rockabilly at Guilt and Co.

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