Mardi Gras Party

Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday”. Referring to the practice of the last night of eating fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season, which started on Ash Wednesday. Related popular practices were associated with celebrations before the fasting and religious obligations associated with the penitential season of Lent. Popular practices included wearing masks and costumes, overturning social conventions, dancing, sports competitions, parades, etc.

Parties This Week

Monday Salsa Dance Party

at Celebrities Night Club (1022 Davie St.). Free Salsa Lesson at 9pm. Cover starts after 9:30 ($10)

Some tickets are available in Joey’s office

Brazilian Carnival Mardi Gras
Saturday March 5
Empire Landmark Hotel (1400 Robson St)
$25 tickets in advance and $30 at the door
www.achebrazil.com or citysalsavibe.com

Monday Salsa Dance Party

Free Salsa Lesson at 9pm
Cover starts after 9:30 ($10)
Celebrities Night Club (1022 Davie St.)

Tuesday Pub Night at Forum
1163 Granville St
$10 pitchers of beer
http://vancouverbars.net/forum-sports-bar/

Wednesday Club Night at Joseph Richard
1082 Granville St
1 free shot before 9:30pm
http://www.josephrichard.ca/

Wednesday Night at Ceili’s Irish Pub
Club ESL Hosts
670 Smithe St at Granville St.
http://www.ceilisvancouver.com/

Thursday Club Night at AuBar
674 Seymour St
$3.75 Coronas
http://www.aubarnightclub.com/

Saturdays at Fabric Nightclub
66 Water St. Gastown
http://www.clubzone.com/c/54/fabric-vancouver

Tours This Month

Whistler Winter Adventure Tour
(options available for skiing and Snowboarding)
March 5
$50

www.discovercanadatours.com

Sign-up with Joey

Whistler Winter Adventure Tour (options available for skiing and Snowboarding)
March 5
$50

Whistler Sightseeing Tour (No skiing or snowboarding)
March 6
$60

Seattle 2 Day Tour
March 5-6
$145

Rocky Mountains Winter Sightseeing (4 day tour)
March 11-14
$290

Victoria Day Tour
March 12
$90

Seattle 1 Day Tour
March 13
$55

Tofino 2 day Tour
March 19
$195

Events This Month

Legally Blonde The Broadway Musical
March 1st-6th at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre
ticketmaster.ca

Band Goo Goo Dolls
March 2
Commodore Ballroom
www.ticketmaster.ca

BC Home and Garden Show
Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre
March 2-6
www.bchomeandgardenshow.com

Cirque du Soleil presents Quidam
March 9-13
Rogers Arena
cirquedusoleil.com

Celtic Fest
March 16-20
www.celticfestvancouver.com

Cavalia Horse Show
Olympic Village
March 22-April 3
http://www.cavalia.net/

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 20 11am
Howe St at Drake St.
http://www.celticfestvancouver.com/parade.php

Vancouver International Auto Show
March 29-April 3
Canada Place
http://vancouverinternationalautoshow.com/

Cherry Blossom Festival
VanDusen Gardens
March 26-April 22
http://www.vandusengarden.org/

Vancouver Sun Run
Sunday April 17th
Run 10 kilometers with 80,000 people
http://www.vancouversun.com/2011sunrun/index.html

Rap Artist Lil Wayne featuring singer Nicki Minaj
April 27 at Rogers Arena
www.ticketmaster.ca

Usher and Akon
May 25 at Rogers Arena
www.ticketmaster.ca

Grammy Award Winning Singer Adele
May 31st
Commodore 868 Granville St
$35 at ticketmaster.ca

Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae
June 3rd Rogers Arena
www.ticketmaster.ca

Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block
Rogers Arena
Sunday July 10th
www.ticketmaster.ca

Katy Perry
Tuesday July 19th at Rogers Arena
Tickets go on sale Friday January 28th at 10am.
www.ticketmaster.ca

Farmers Market
Saturdays 10am-2pm until March 11
4610 Ontario St. at Nat Bailey Stadium
www.eatlocal.org

Country Singer Taylor Swift
September 11th
Rogers Arena
tickets are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.ca