SUMMERTIME STREET ENTERTAINMENT
Family fun all weekend long in various locations throughout Whistler Village. This weekend features an extravaganza of colourful characters in celebration of the first annual Whistler Arts and Music Festival. Look for fantastical physical theatre troupes BellaLuna and the Trollsons, the extraordinarily silly Colossal Canadian Couple, juggler Sand Northrup, stilt walkers, and human statues. Catch all the acts in one gala cabaret show on the main stage in Whistlers Village Square Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10 at 7 p.m. For more information call the Whistler Activity & Information Centre at 604-938-2769 or go to www.mywhistler.com/wam.
And dont forget the Whistler Farmers Market, every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Upper Village, rain or shine.
Friday, July 9
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Whistler Arts & Music Festival
Where: Whistler Village, Various Locations
First day of brand new arts and music extravaganza. Musical performances by Mariachi del Sol, Tango Paradiso and the Squamish Nation Eagle Song Dancers 1-10 p.m. Artist demonstrations, street performers, childrens entertainers and more. For a full schedule drop by the Whistler Activity & Information Centre or go to www.mywhistler.com/wam.
What: ArtWalk Opening Night
Where: Various Venues
Official launch of the Whistler Arts Councils first annual Whistler Village ArtWalk 17 traditional and non-traditional galleries exhibiting 20 local artists. Opening receptions in all venues 6:30-9 p.m. Music by Greasy Jack & Julie Ann Rigby, Josh Gontier, Kosta-Man, and The Rutherford Creek Collective. Tour maps available from the Whistler Activity & Information Centre, Whistler Chamber of Commerce, MY Place and at all venues. Part of Whistler Arts & Music Festival. www.mywhistler.com/wam.
What: Whistler Photographic Society Slideshow
Where: Village Square
DVD slideshow featuring works by more than a dozen local sharp-shooters set to music by local performers. Show starts at 10 p.m. Part of Whistler Arts & Music Festival. www.mywhistler.com/wam.
What: 2004 Panasonic Filmmaker Showdown Finalists
Where: Village Square
Free, outdoor screening of the top eight films from the 2004 Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festivals 3 rd Annual 72 Hour Filmmaker Showdown contest. Films start: 10:20 p.m. Part of Whistler Arts & Music Festival. www.mywhistler.com/wam.
What: Comedy Show
Where: MY (Millennium) Place
Performances by laugh-masters Brad Muise, Dana Alexander, Toby Hargrave, John Beuhler, Kevin Foxx and Patrick Maliha. Shows at 9:30 and 11:30 p.m. unique material at each, spicier material at late show. Tickets: $20. Ph: 604-935-8410. Part of Whistler Arts & Music Festival. www.mywhistler.com/wam.
What: Rob Funk Fridays