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Friday, June 4

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: 12 th Annual Star Search Youth Talent Night

Where: Eagle Eye Theatre (Squamish)

A variety of music, dance and other acts by talented locals between the ages of 13 and 21. Wraps up the Howe Sound Arts Association’s 2003/04 Performance Series. Tickets: $8, available in advance from Highland Video, Billie’s Bouquet and Mostly Books. Show starts: 7:30 p.m. Ph: 604-898-9411. www.howesoundarts.org.

Who: Mike Redmond

Where: Crystal Lounge

Easygoing original tunes and laid back covers of artists like Jack Johnson and Sublime.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High-energy Celtic tunes with locals Rob Thompson and Cam Salay.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Piano-man sets the mood with lots of soul and R&B and jazzy lounge favourites.

What: Rob Funk Fridays

Where: Black’s Pub

Easy-going rock tunes with the local singer/guitar player and guests.

Who: Leth Dodis

Where: Moe Joe’s

Rock covers by the Friday night regulars. (WDC minus Chad). Doors at 9 p.m.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes on stage shake their booty for the boys (and girls) that like to watch.

Who: Trama

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Hip-hop and dance tracks.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The mainstream mix-master plays the tunes that get the dance floor rockin’. Doors at 8 p.m.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Dropping the best Top 40 hip-hop and R&B in the red lounge and down below. Doors at 9 p.m.

Who: DJ Garth — Funk Fusion

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Only the funkiest tracks all night long in the hillside lounge.

What: Bikini Fridays

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Hip-hop and R&B tracks with DJ Rob Banks and prizes for best bikini tops. Doors at 10 p.m.

Saturday, June 5

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: EnviroFest

Where: Whistler Village — Town Plaza

Re-Use-It Centre fashion show at 2 p.m. and live music all afternoon with local folkie Leanne Lamour and friends. Join in the Trash Sessions – open jam with instruments made from garbage, or check out demos and displays from local groups and businesses. Part of Whistler’s Environment Week festivities. Ph: 604-898-5779.

Who: Still Dancing

What: The Road to Oz Where: Myrtle Philip Community Centre

Local recreational dance group’s annual showcase event. 120 dancers perform tap, jazz and ballet numbers with a Wizard of Oz theme. Tickets: $10/adults, $6/kids under 16 – available in advance from Katmandu Cycle in Whistler, Club Flex in Squamish and at the door. Shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Ph: 604-932-7782.

Who: Mike Redmond

Where: Crystal Lounge

Easygoing original tunes and laid back covers of artists like Jack Johnson and Sublime.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Piano-man sets the mood with lots of soul and R&B and jazzy lounge favourites.

Who: Matt Joe Gow

Where: Crab Shack

’Shack Unplugged – good time acoustic tunes.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High-energy Celtic tunes with locals Rob Thompson and Cam Salay.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Afternoon guitar tunes for the coffee crowd.

Who: Trama

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Goodtimes

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Hip-hop, Top 40 and house music with DJ Trix. Doors at 10 p.m. Free cover before 11 p.m.

Who: DJ Milton — Renaissance

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Popular local DJ throws down house, breaks and tribal beats in the hillside lounge.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

A mix of hip-hop, R&B & Top 40 dance tunes for chilling in the upstairs lounge or getting down in the bass-ment. Doors at 9 p.m.

What: Garf’s Gone Wild

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ Rob Banks throws down top-40 hip-hop & dance tracks.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Summer means it’s stagette season again at Bill’s. Dance with the brides-to-be to tunes by the mainstream mix-master. Doors at 8 p.m.

Who: DJ Easyleigh

Where: Moe Joe’s

Old and new school party tunes that get the gals dancin’ on the pool tables. Doors at 9 p.m.

Sunday, June 6

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: The Punk Night

Where: Boot Pub

Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night hosts a couple of Vancouver indie imports: punk band The Retreads and screamo-rockers Lights Below. Ph: 604-932-3338.

Who: Leth Dodis

Where: Crab Shack

Whistler party band plays all your favourite rock covers.

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Shower singers and basement guitar gods get their turn in the spotlight.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Piano-man sets the mood with lots of soul and R&B and jazzy lounge favourites.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Afternoon guitar tunes for the coffee crowd.

Who: Trish Jamieson

Where: Wild Seed Enoteca (Mount Currie)

Acoustic solo artist from Pemberton plays original tunes for the restaurant’s weekly Sunday Night Sound Lounge. Ph: 604-894-5567.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Soul Kitchen

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Vancouver’s DJ Soda is at the Kitchen tables this week servin’ up funky breaks. The granddaddy of Whistler club nights at 11 years and counting. Doors at 10 p.m.

Who: DJ NT

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainstream dance tunes keep the weekend vibe alive. Doors at 8 p.m.

Where: Moe Joe’s

Mainstream dance tunes. Doors at 10 p.m.

Monday, June 7

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: The Kingpins

Where: Boot Pub

Five-piece ska party band bring some Montreal flavour to the Boot’s Monday Madness live music night. Ph: 604-932-3338.

Who: The Crowley Band

Where: Garfinkel’s

Head-banging originals and classic covers by Priest, Sabbath, Danzig and more with the local metal maniacs. Rock on!

Who: Leth Dodis

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Rock covers by local boys.

What: Karaoke Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Come by and belt out a rocker to get rid of the Monday blues.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Piano-man sets the mood with lots of soul and R&B and jazzy lounge favourites.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Tanner

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip-hop & dancehall tunes for a full house.

What: ’80s Night

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Ryder plays all the best retro tracks all night long. Doors at 10 p.m.

Tuesday, June 8

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Comedy Night

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Weekly stand-up comedy night features Vancouver laugh masters Daniel Packard and Mark Dennison. Show starts 9 p.m. Ph: 604-932-6613.

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Black’s Pub

Dust off that old guitar and take the mic or settle in with a pint and let other locals surprise you.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Piano-man sets the mood with lots of soul and R&B and jazzy lounge favourites.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes on stage shake their booty for the boys (and girls) that like to watch.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: Savage Beagle

If it’s old and new school hip-hop you’re lookin’ for, Seanski’s the man.

What: Cowgirls Inc.

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler country music fans get a night all their own. Saddle up and get ready to party Coyote Ugly -style. Doors at 9 p.m.

Wednesday, June 9

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: The Triplets of Belleville

Where: Village 8 Cinemas

Academy Award-nominated animated feature film is the third instalment in the Whistler Film Festival Society’s Reel Alternatives series. Tickets: $8.50, available in advance from the Escape Route and after 3 p.m. on the day of screening at Village 8. Shows at 6:30 p.m., 8:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. www.whistlerfilmfestival.com.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Piano-man sets the mood with lots of soul and R&B and jazzy lounge favourites.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes on stage shake their booty for the boys (and girls) that like to watch.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Swamp

Where: Garfinkel’s

Pyromaniac lord of the black vinyl arts comes through town. Joined by local favourite Mat the Alien. Tickets: $10 available in advance from the Electric Daisy Internet Cafe. Ph: 604-935-4282.

Who: DJ Phroh

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Dancehall reggae and deep sexy grooves.

What: The Andy Show

Where: Moe Joe’s

Head Honcho Andy Flynn takes over the DJ booth for a night of classic rock. They call it rap music, he calls it crap music! No R&B guaranteed. Doors at 10 p.m.

Who: DJ Rosco

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip-hop and R&B. Doors at 9 p.m.

What: Locals’ Freak Show

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Local’s night with a crowd that includes everyone from young hipsters to old rockers. Doors at 8 p.m.

Thursday, June 10

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Fashion Show

Where: Xit' olacw Community School (Mt. Currie)

Cat Fight! Designs by Pemberton local Levi Nelson showcased using local models to a soundtrack that includes Marilyn Manson, The White Stripes, The Doors and Gus Gus. Admission by donation. Show starts: 8 p.m. Ph: 604-616-1385.

Who: Guitar Doug

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Legendary local singer/guitar player lays down Irish whiskey-flavoured cover tunes.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Piano-man sets the mood with lots of soul and R&B and jazzy lounge favourites.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Locals’ Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

The biggest locals’ party in town.

What: Double Daze Thursdays

Where: Boot Pub

$100 pool tourney, darts and no techno or R&B – guaranteed. Ph: 604-932-3338.

Who: DJ Rob Banks

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Funky hip-hop, soul and R&B.

What: House Music night

Where: Savage Beagle

House tracks in the Beagle basement by a revolving DJ crew.

Who: Kenny & Andy

Where: Moe Joe’s

Mainstream dance floor rockers. Doors at 10 p.m.

UPCOMING EVENTS.

Vanilla Ice, June 11.

Kosta-Man & The Back Ho’s, June 11-12.

John Reynolds, June 11—12.

Pemberton Folk Festival, June 12-13.

LUNA, June 17.

The Red Elvises, June 24.

The Power of Ignorance, June 26.

3 Inches of Blood, June 27.

D’Talle, June 30.

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