The Paste Up! Weekly


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.

Colour Magazine Talent Showcase

Where & when: Friday January 28th 2010, 9PM @ The Astoria, 769 E. Hastings

Why you should go: Co-sponsored by V.I.A. this event has so much rad!  Rad bands, rad emcees as well as a talent competition where you can win some rad free stuff! Rad. Plus delicious winter drinks on sale all night.

Cool extras: This happens once a month so you can get all of the rad you need every single month.

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

Where & when: January 18th – February 6th, various venues around Vancouver – Ticket information

Cost: Passes sold out but individual tickets still available – various prices

Why you should go: The PuSh Festival presents groundbreaking work in the live performing arts: theatre, dance, music and various hybrid forms of performance. It attracts acclaimed local, national and international artists and their work.

2011 CIBC LunarFest

Where & When: Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza, 750 Hornby St., 4PM-11PM

Cost: FREE

Why you should go: See the Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza being transformed by thousands of children into the world’s FIRST Lantern Aquarium. Come witness the magic and capture the best moments on your camera for a chance to win great prizes.

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

Happy Ending Fridays at Fortune Sound Club: Happy Endings w/ My!Gay!Husband!, Rico Uno & Marvel and in the Livestock Room w/ Mila & Connor for OK Cool. Super Deluxe Saturdays at Shine: Four Color Zack vs. U-Tern! Party pass party. Every week in the lounge DJ Floetic and Icy Touch plus Hip Hop, RnB, Old Skool playing in the packed back room.

There is a new show every week – check the Facebook page for this weeks feature.
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Destin Jones is a community builder, storyteller and grassroots marketer in Vancouver, BC. Currently, she is the Director of Community at Change Heroes and volunteers as the Head of Marketing & Sponsorship for #SingItFwd. In her free time she can be found baking, pickling and experimenting with fermentation in her kitchen, sharing details via @yeastvan.