MARCH 18 5pm – 3am

Drop In / Drop Out : video arts EXPO
The organizers of the W2 space partners up with Drop Out Video Arts, a non-profit that focuses on bringing out art from the fringes. There will be about 30 projections from various local artists along with intense live music mixing. W2, 151 Cordova Street, Vancouver

MARCH 19 – 20 11am – 6pm

Chosen Ones Sale at the Waldorf
The Chosen Ones Sale at the Waldorf has happened a few times now and they’re doing it again this weekend. A well curated vintage selection will be up for sale. Spring forward with pieces from selectors like Coco & co, USED-House of Vintage, and Wendy Cook Styling. PS: I hear the private presale party will be going down Friday, March 18th from 7pm – 11pm. The Waldorf Hotel, 1489 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver

MARCH 19 Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm, Curfew 11pm

Warpaint at the Biltmore
LA-based psychedelic pop punk quartet Warpaint will be playing an early show at the Biltmore, which can’t be missed. Four hot girls playing good music that will make you both want to take up the bass guitar and drop your panties. Little known fact, actress Shannyn Sossamon was part of this group, but you can still catch her sister killing it. The Biltmore Cabaret, 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver Tickets $14.00 in advance at Red Cat, Scratch, Zulu, Highlife and Ditch (Victoria) Records. Buy tickets online at:

MARCH 19 7pm – 9:30pm

Unite for Japan Fundraiser at the Post Modern Four
UBC students have taken it upon themselves to fundraise for the tragedy that has happened Japan and will take place in one of the best clubs in Gastown. There will be a photobooth and music from three different DJs, showing the community that we want to bring back the walls up by getting down. Post Modern, 7 Alexander Street, Vancouver
Tickets available at Eventbrite

MARCH 19, 11:55pm

Battle Royale
Arguably one of the most controversial movies of 2000, Battle Royale is a movie about a grade nine class forced to kill each other in order to survive a governmental regimented melee designed to teach the children of their country some manners. The Hunger Games series have been compared to this masterpiece and they’re showing it at The Rio. The Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver

MARCH 19, 7pm – 9pm

UFC 128
Get your aggression out with UFC 128 with Shogun vs. Jones Live on PPV at The Academic. This place seems less chach-y than the usual Donnelly Group pubs, but you never know, so perhaps if a sly guy comes up to you while you’re watching you can point to the screen, tell him you know that move, and to get lost. The Academic, 1619 West Broadway between Fir and Pine.

Vancouver Fill a Bin for the Kids with Surrey Food Bank
If you want to spend your weekend giving back, the Surrey Food Bank is trying to raise awareness of falling donation levels. You can check out the Safeway on 88th and 152nd in Surrey to donate something. Why not do your groceries there, and grab some food for some hungry people at the same time? Safeway, Corner of 88th Street and 152nd Avenue, Surrey