The Paste Up! Weekly

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THE PASTE UP WEEKLY is an extension of our monthly events listings. We know that there are a lot of awesome events, happenings and goings on in Vancouver and we wanted to feature some of the best and most unique events for the upcoming week. This month’s full event listings can be found here.

Talent Time: Favourite Things

Where & when: Thursday, January 6th @ Biltmore Cabaret, 9PM

Cost: $20

Why you should go: Talent Time is a live monthly Comedy/Variety/Chat show – this is the Favourite Things edition complete with audience give-aways! The holidays are over and it’s time to celebrate with possibly one of the best line up’s of guests talent time has ever had. This is one you don’t wanna miss. Seriously. The night will start with an opening number with the NEW Talent Time orchestra featuring Violin, Harp and even a cello!!

Cool extras: Season 1: 3 Disk DVD set of Talent Time available for purchase!

Hip-Hop Karaoke (HHK)

Where & when: Monday, January 10th @ Fortune Sound Club, 9PM – 2AM

Cost: FREE

Why you should go: This week is the 1st HHK in 2011 so it promises to be good! Hosted by DJ Flipout and music by DJ Seko. Pre-register your songs early by emailing hhkvancouver@gmail.com. Check out videos of past performances here.

Cool extras: Fortune Sound Club has a FREE iPhone app to keep you in the loop about all HHK nights and every other event!

SweaterLodge Unlatched – Opening Night Party

Where & when: Wednesday, January 12th @ Museum of Vancouver, 7PM

Cost: $15

Why you should go: Created by Pechet and Robb Art and Architecture, SweaterLodge was chosen through a national juried competition to represent Canada at the 2006 Venice Biennale of Architecture. It is being remounted for the first time in Canada at the Museum of Vancouver. SweaterLodge is an architectural installation consisting of a giant orange polarfleece sweater. It measures 26.5 meters (87 feet) cuff to cuff and is made of Polartec 200 fleece, manufactured from 3,150 recycled two-litre plastic pop bottles.

Cool extras: Cash bar – wine sponsor: Artisan Wine Co. If you cannot make it for the opening night the exhibition runs from January 13th – May 1st.

As always be sure to check out V.I.A. co-sponsored nights:

Friday January 7th VIA!/Discorder show at the Biltmore ft: Facts, The Oh Wells, Oh No! Yoko, and 41st and Home. Happy Ending Fridays at Fortune Sound Club: Jayceeoh (Super 7/NYC) // Rico Uno and Butter in the Livestock Room with Cherchez, Ryan Oughton & Alien. Super Deluxe Saturdays at Shine: Grandtheft (Team Canada DJs) vs. Sam Demoe (Jump Street DJs).


There is a new show every week – check the Facebook page for this weeks feature.