Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, March 6 to 10

Walter Trout plays the York Theatre

By Steve Newton

WEDNESDAY: the Modern Day Warriors play the entirety of Rush‘s classic album Permanent Waves front to back, along with many other favorite Rush songs, at the Fox Cabaret.

WEDNESDAY: the Vancouver Canucks take on the once-mighty Anaheim Ducks in National Hockey League action at Rogers Arena.

WEDNESDAY: as part of International Women’s Day, authors Tamar Glouberman and Hilary Peach present their new books in Incite: Women Forging Trails, a free event at the Vancouver Public Library.

Titus Andronicus plays the Fox Cabaret

THURSDAY: F7 Entertainment presents New Jersey indie-rock quartet Titus Andronicus at the Fox Cabaret, with guests Country Westerns.

THURSDAY: Vancouver guitarist Tony Wilson is joined by tenor saxophonist Dave Say, bassist André Lachance, and drummer Nino Dipasquale in works by John Coltrane & Kenny Burrell at Frankie’s Jazz.

THURSDAY: Irish quartet JigJam blends traditional Irish music with bluegrass and Americana at North Vancouver’s BlueShore Financial Centre for the Arts.

Hump! Film Fest is at the Rio

FRIDAY: day one of Dan Savage’s two-day HUMP! Film Festival, a lovingly curated festival of short erotic films, at the Rio Theatre.

FRIDAY: Vancouver roots trio Cannery Row–composed of Gary Comeau, Tim Hearsey, and Chris Nordquist–performs a mix of blues, Latin, zydeco, jazz, Cajun, country, and rock ‘n roll at Guilt and Co.

FRIDAY: music director Otto Tausk leads the Vancouver Symphony in a performance of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring at the Orpheum Theatre.

David Gogo plays the York Theatre

FRIDAY: American blues-rock guitarist Walter Trout, former member of Canned Heat and John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, plays the York Theatre, with guest David Gogo from Nanaimo.

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