David Spade plays the Vogue
By Steve Newton
FRIDAY: American comedian and actor David Spade performs standup at the Vogue Theatre as part of his Catch Me Inside Tour. Spade’s a funny dude. Maybe not Dana Carvey funny, but still.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: Capilano University Theatre presents performances of Carrie: The Musical, based on the horror novel by Stephen King, at the BlueShore at CapU. Warning: contains bullying, mention of sexual assault, simulated physical abuse and violence, religious themes/content, mental illness, and graphic depictions of death.
FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the Vancouver International Burlesque Festival, Canada’s longest-running burlesque festival, features workshops, speaker presentations, and two live performance showcases at various Vancouver venues. There will be bums.
Cocaine Bear screens at the Twilight Drive-in
FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: Action-Horror Drive-in Spectacular at Langley’s Twilight Drive-in features screenings of John Wick: Chapter 4 and Cocaine Bear. Who else would like to see John Wick vs. the Cocaine Bear?
SATURDAY: Tyler Smith presents The Dope Show, a standup showcase at the Fox Cabaret in which comedians perform a sober set, take a short intermission to toke up, and get back on stage to perform under the influence. SOLD OUT.
SATURDAY: Portland, Oregon blues singer-songwriter and harmonica player Curtis Salgado plays White Rock’s Blue Frog Studios.
Dixie Fried Hep Katz play the Burnout Cafe
SATURDAY: the Burnout Rumble at the Burnout Cafe features rockabilly by the Wheelgrinders and the Dixie Fried Hep Katz, with DJ Greasy Reece stackin’ the wax.
SATURDAY: screening at the Rio Theatre of director-actor Tommy Wiseau‘s famously godawful 2003 cult film The Room. “Oh, hi Mark!”
SATURDAY: Little Mountain Standup features a showcase of Vancouver comedians curated by Samuel Jacobs at Little Mountain Gallery.
Leeroy Stagger plays Bez Arts Hub
SATURDAY: Canadian alt-country singer-songwriter Leeroy Stagger plays the Bez Arts Hub in Langley.