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THE WEEKEND GUIDE

THE WEEKEND GUIDE

Our recommended events for the weekend, and beyond.

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UP ON THE ROOF
Pride Cocktail Kickoff
What: Hi-rise cocktail mingler to raise funds for the Dr. Peter Centre.
When: Tonight, 6 pm to 9 pm.
Why: Bottomless drinks and topless bartenders.
Where: Loden Hotel penthouse (1177 Melville St.).
How much: $135 with $100 tax receipt online.

CURTAIN RAISER
Blowing Whistles
What: Award-winning play about a couple of boys looking for a third.
When: Tonight to Aug. 4, various times.
Why: Culture is even better with a little nudity.
Where: PAL Theatre (581 Cardero St.).
How much: $25 online, $30 at the door.

BRUNCH CRUNCH
West End Pride Brunch
What: Pre-Pride political fundraising brunch for NDP MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert (pictured).
When: Sunday, 11 am to 1 pm.
Why: Politics is sexy.
Where: Coast Plaza Hotel (1763 Comox St.).
How much: $100 online or at Little Sisters (1238 Davie St.).

T TIME
Backdoor T-Dance
What: Afternoon party featuring DJ Taffi Louis.
When: Sunday, 3 pm to 7 pm.
Why: Get your pre-Pride mojo rising.
Where: 1181 (1181 Davie St.).
How much: Free.

TUNE IN
Name That Tune Bingo
What: Bingo and Broadway-themed fundraiser for the Dr. Peter Centre hosted by Vera Way.
When: Monday, 8 pm to 10 pm.
Why: Show tunes and show offs.
Where: Cascade Room (2616 Main St.).
How much: Free admission. Bingo cards $2 each.