The weekend is coming up in a few hours! For the most of us that means a bunch of leisure time, too much to don’t get active! In case you have no clue what to do, here are some cool events worth checking out:
Images Festival – the whole weekend
The Images Festival is the largest festival in North America for experimental and independent moving image culture, showcasing the innovative edge of international contemporary media art both on and off the screen. Images is committed to an expanded concept of film and video practice: alongside film and video screenings, the festival presents groundbreaking live performances, media art installations in local galleries and new media projects by many renowned Canadian and international artists.
The festival started already yesterday and will even last until April 9th 2011. It is free of charge and begins at 7 pm until 10 pm every day. The official website can be found here
– Jackman Hall at the Art Gallery of Ontario
– Workman Theatre, the Music Gallery
– Polish Combatants Hall
– Toronto Underground Cinema
– The Royal Cinema
– Toronto’s art galleries
Canada Cares: Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Relief Fundraiser – Friday, April 1, 2011
Tonight a fundraiser will take place in the Pop Opera Night club to raise funds for the victims affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. All proceeds will go to the Red Cross Canada. The event costs 15$ pre-sale and 20$ at the door.
For the entrance fee you get a great program during the whole evening.
The Entertainment includes DJ, live singing, dancing and a great karate show. Also a silent auction will take place, with items ranging from free dog training to free courses at Canada Liberal Arts College.
The event will take place from 7 pm to 10.30 pm. The venue closes at 2 am.
Pop Opera Nightclub
686 Hastings Street
Vancouver BC (Downtown)
7-Eleven Fire and Ice Show – Sunday April 3, 2011
The 7-Eleven Fire & Ice Show taking place in Whistler still is running. However the first 2 weeks in April will be your last chance to see this amazing event happening, it always takes places on Sunday evenings.
Every Sunday, you are able to experience fire spinners, fire works, snowboard and skiing pros from snowboard schools jumping through a ring of fire. If you still have not done it so far, check it out and you will experience some of the most amazing jumps through a burning ring of fire.
The event is taking place at 7.30 pm at the base of the Whistler Gondola. The last performance can be seen on April 13th 2011.
Base of the Whistler Gondola