Stars on Ice
When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: GM Place
Figure-skating tour featuring four-time world champion and national champion Kurt Browning, as well as local skaters and medalists from the 2010 World Figure Skating Championships. Tix: $37.25–$152. Info: www.starsonice.ca or 604-899-7400.
When: Starting Saturday
Where: Metropolis at Metrotown, Grand and Atrium Courts
Free imaginative and educational exhibit set in a virtual 3D animal world, featuring interactive learning games about the slimiest and stinkiest animals. The event runs until Aug. 22. Info: www.metropolisatmetrotown.org.
I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Chicken!
When: Friday & Saturday
Where: CBC Studio 700, 700 Hamilton Street
A live sketch comedy presented by Bollywood Shenanigans and South Asian Arts, described as a mix between SNL, In Living Color and Bollywood. Tix: $15 in advance, and $20 at the door. Info: www.bollywoodshenanigans.com.
The Beach Boys
When: Saturday &?Sunday, 8 p.m.
Where: River Rock Show Theatre, Richmond
Iconic California surf rockers, The Beach Boys, are playing back-to-back shows in Richmond, three dates into their four-month world tour. Tix: $85 – $100. Info: www.ticketmaster.ca.
Our Lady Peace
When: Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Vogue Theatre
Canadian alternative rock band Our Lady Peace, led by front man Raine Maida, will be at the Vogue Theatre promoting their seventh album, Burn Burn. Album eight is due out later this year. Tix: $47–$61. Info: www.ticketmaster.ca.
Olympic Village Grand Opening
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Millenium water, Manitoba Street and West 1st Avenue
Grand opening celebration of Millennium Water, home of the Olympic and Paralympic Village, featuring live music, activities, a display of 2010 Olympic and Paralympic medals and more than 35 Olympians. Info: www.millenniumwater.com/avenues.
Stars on Ice
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