What: This two-hour evening of film will highlight the voice of young South Asians in cinema by showing some several short films. This includes a number of entries from the Global Bhangra Video competition and the world-premiere of Hidden World of Bhangra – a documentary produced by Delhi 2 Dublin and funded by TELUS.
What: This impressive metal band is back with a new album, UNDEN!ABLE, and its frontloaded with songs that crackle with a “palpable industrial aggro energy.” Here’s hoping their concert in Vancouver is the same.
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
What: The 7-acre water slide park in Tsawwassen features body slides, tube slides and kids friendly slides. Big Splash will feature newly renovated pools and hot tubs, a new clubhouse, Vegas-style cabanas for private parties, and a Sports Bar and Grill. There will also be a daily complimentary shuttle service to and from Downtown Vancouver.
Where: Big Splash Water Slide Park – 4775 Nulelum Way, Tsawwassen
When: June 12 to 23 (Monday through Friday only) – 10 am to 2 pm. June 24 onwards (7 days a week) – 10:30 am to 7 pm.
Register:Online, Day passes will be $28, with special group and Twilight rates available, and free admission for children aged three or under.
What: A poetic extravaganza to celebrate the work, community, and art this series has created over the last four-and-a-half years. Featuring an incredible set of readers who are all Reverb alums, cake and other delights, a photobooth and community feedback station, and emotional speeches.
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
When: June 12 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Tickets: $5 at the door, no one turned away for lack of funds
What: Alex Nussbaum (winner of Best Comedy Show of the Year in Toronto’s NOW Magazine, Much Video on Trial, Just For Laughs Montreal) headlines Eight and a Half Inches of Comedy. Also featuring Jenny Toews, Luke Syrnick, Kelsey Hamilton and Kevin von Helvete.
Where: eight 1/2 Restaurant Lounge – 151 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver
When: June 12 at 9 pm
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.