THIS WEEKEND IN WHISTLER
Join the Celebration of Psyche and Soul. Discover the mystic arts with local and visiting sages, clairvoyants, tarot readers and psychics at various host venues throughout Whistler Village. Free workshop/lecture series at MY (Millennium) Place on Saturday. Bring your pooch by the Farmers Market between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday for a paw reading with an animal spirit communicator, with all proceeds going to the WAG animal shelter. Plus street entertainment by local comedy actress Michele Bush, theatre troupe Twisted Tales and music by Pemberton country/blues duo Greasy Jack and Julie Ann Rigby.
For a full schedule of events call the Whistler Activity & Information Centre at 604-938-2769 or go to www.mywhistler.com.
Friday, Sept. 3
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Defective Films, Promo Copy
Where: MY (Millennium) Place
The 2005 winter video season is upon us with Promo Copy, the debut for local snowboard-film auteur Sean Johnsons Defective Films. Lots of Whistler footage and post-film giveaways. Tickets: $8. Film starts: 7 p.m. Ph: 604-935-8410.
Where: Fifty-Two 80 Bistro & Bar
An eclectic mix of vocal jazz standards, swing, R&B and blues with singer Leslie Harris and the boys, at the cocktail hour and again in the evening after 10 p.m.
What: Triple Threat Fridays
Where: Crab Shack
Karaoke for those that dare and fun funky dance tunes by DJ Steve Jiu.
What: Rob Funk Fridays
Where: Blacks Pub
Easy-going rock tunes with the versatile local musician and guests.
Who: Josh Gontier
Where: Crystal Lounge
Acoustic covers and original tunes by a member of local band Slow Nerve Action. Gontiers eclectic influences run from Hendrix to Beck to Jeff Buckley to Ween.
Who: Bowen Boys
Where: Dubh Linn Gate
Fiddle-driven Celtic pub favourites with locals Rob Thompson and Cam Salay.
Who: Cameron Chu with Bobby Taylor
Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Motown recording artist joins the Bistros piano man for a night of old-time soul and R&B.
Who: Wes Mackey
Where: Mallard Lounge
Old time bluesman grinds em out at the cocktail hour (4-6 p.m.) and again in the evening after 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: Nigel Mack