What: Kick off Latin American Week at this red carpet event featuring live Latin music by El Caracol and huge number of DJs spinning the best of today’s Latin music. Don’t forget to come glamorously dressed in white from head to toe.
Where: Lux Lounge – 1180 Howe Street, Vancouver
When: Friday, July 1, from 9 pm to 3 am
Tickets:universe.com, $15 online, $50 for group of five, $20 on door
What: This classic 1976 Brian De Palma horror movie kicks off the De Palma Series at VIFF Vancity Theatre. Among the many movies being included in the series, look out for Carlito’s Way, Scarface and of course, The Untouchables.
Where: VIFF Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
When: Friday, July 1, at 10:30 pm
Tickets: At VIFF, $12 full price, $10 for students
What: More Canadian than maple syrup, Instant Theatre presents Canadiano! Based on your suggestions, Canadiano! will bust through the stereotypes to serve up a sweet slice of real Canadian life; hilarious, heart-felt, and touching.
Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
What: Get ready for a night of funky, sexy, soulful house music featuring DJ B’UGO. His in-your-face style will keep you dancing to stunning mixes of deconstructed techno bombs, twisted diva tracks, Latin fused tribal-tech and heavy Chicago funk.