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Pique to Valley Listings Feb. 27-March 4.


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Where: Black’s Pub

A cozy spot overlooking the plaza by the Whistler and Blackcomb gondolas.

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

The game’s always on the big screen TV, plus keno, darts and some of the best value pub food in Whistler.

Where: BBK’s Pub

A small, friendly spot in the heart of Blackcomb Village with bartenders who know their wines and a unique photo gallery.

Where: Merlin’s

The popular spot at the base of Blackcomb serves up gigantic platters of nachos. Open seven days a week for après and beyond.

Where: Hoz’s Pub

In old Creekside, enjoy a true Whistler original with an excellent patio for watching the sun set.

Where: Dusty’s

A big room with a fantastic fireplace – the place to be for Creekside après.

Sunday, Feb. 29


Who: Obie Trice

Where: Garfinkel’s

Rap superstar/Eminem protégé hits Whistler. Opening sets by Rochester a.k.a. Juice and local hip-hop DJs Rosco and R3. Doors at 8 p.m. Tickets: $35 - $40. SOLD OUT. Ph: 604-932-2323.

What: Oscar Viewing Gala Party

Where: Classic Café — Village 8 Cinema

Come together with fellow film buffs to watch the 76 th Annual Academy Awards. Pick The Winner contest with $2,000 worth of prizes up for grabs. Doors at 4:30 p.m., live telecast starts at 5 p.m. Ph: 604-932-5815,

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and easy rock tunes from the guitar and fiddle duo. Music worth a toast of your pint.

Who: Mother Superior & The Rhythm Method

Where: Blends

Live acoustic café jazz from 3 to 4 p.m.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Chill guitar tunes on weekend afternoons for those who want to sit and sip their coffee.

Who: The Johnsons

What: The Punk Night

Where: Boot Pub

Some good ol’ Edmonton skatepunks come through for Whistler’s infamous anti-club night. Ph: 604-932-3338.

Who: WDC

Where: Crab Shack

High-energy classic rock, metal and pop-punk covers.

Who: Cameron Chu with Bobby Taylor

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Piano-man Chu and special guest Motown soul-daddy Taylor set the mood with old-time soul and R&B favourites.

What: Open Mic night