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Things to do this weekend

 Triggerfinger

November 6, Commodore Ballrom, 8pm

triggerfinger

Triggerfinger is a Belgian rock band from Lier, Belgium, formed in 1998. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Ruben Block, bassist Paul Van Bruystegem and Mario Goossens as drummer

 

The Struts

November 8, Venue Nightclub, 7pm

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The Struts are an English rock band. Influenced by Queen, the Rolling Stones, Oasis and the Libertines, the Struts have been described as unabashedly over the top retro-fetishist classic rock, glamourous and dangerous and as having a chance to spark a real rock revival with their hooky glam sound, which manages to pay tribute to the classics, while remaining impeccably modern.

 

DJ Pete Tong

November 6, Celebrities, 9pm

There are few individuals in the world of dance music who can claim the kind of influence Pete Tong has had over the last twenty years. As the voice of Radio 1’s prestigious dance programming, Pete has held a commanding presence over the industry for more than two decades. His unique position has earned him a reputation as the global ambassador of dance music. With an unparalleled ear for new talent, Tong has become the leading tastemaker of the electronic generation. While he’s known publicly as Pete Tong the DJ, behind the scenes, he’s an industry icon.

 

BC Ballet: Program #1

November 6 & 7, Queen Elisabeth Theatre, 8pm

Forget what you thought you knew. Ballet BC’s 30th anniversary season begins with our eyes firmly on the future. Three choreographers who are reshaping contemporary ballet; three distinct perspectives on the future of dance; three works that will thrill and move you. That’s our opening program.

 

Red Rock Diner

November 6 in Chiliwack, November 7 in Maple Ridge

Vancouver, 1957. Five teens come of age while DJ Red Robinson plays the biggest hits of the time—from the raucous “Great Balls of Fire” and “Jailhouse Rock” to ballads like “Diana” and “Crying.” This infectious musical captures the excitement and innocence of the city’s burgeoning rock ‘n’ roll scene.

 

The Peanut Movie

several movie theatres, family-fun

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Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved “Peanuts” gang make their big-screen debut, like they’ve never been seen before, in state of the art 3D animation. Life always seems complicated for good ol’ Charlie Brown, the boy who always tries his best against seemingly impossible odds. When the Little Red-Haired Girl moves into his neighborhood, Charlie Brown finds himself completely smitten with her. Meanwhile, his best friend Snoopy embarks on an epic adventure in a fantasy world. As a World War I flying ace, the lovable beagle pursues his nemesis, the Red Baron, while also trying to win the heart of a beautiful pilot named Fifi.

 

Hotel Transylvania II

several movie theatres, family-fun

Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania… Dracula’s rigid monster-only hotel policy has finally relaxed, opening up its doors to human guests. But behind closed coffins, Drac is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis, isn’t showing signs of being a vampire. 

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