7 Burnaby things to check out this week | Whuff News

Need something to do this week? Here are some Burnaby events to help you out.

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Diyet & the Love Soldiers

Diet is a singer, songwriter and recording artist who sings both in English and in his native Tutchone South. Watch her perform at the Shadbolt Center for the Arts on October 6 from 8-10pm with The Love Soldiers. You can buy tickets online here.

address: Shadbolt Center for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Ave

Jazz Jams

The Jazz Jams are open to all musicians regardless of age or experience level. Meet local jazz musicians and we know you’ll make great music together. The Jazz Jam is hosted by Cory Weeds of the Cellar Jazz Society and takes place on Tuesday, October 4 from 6:30 to 9 pm at the Shadbolt Center for the Arts.

address: 6450 Deer Lake Ave


PIQSIQ is the sister-duo of Tiffany Ayalik and Inuksuk Mackay who work together to perform Inuit throat singing. They have recorded four studio albums and use improvisational looping live, making each show unique. “Their performances combine traditional folk songs with fresh new compositions and leave listeners with meaningful answers to the question ‘What is the meaning of life?'” You can watch it on PIQSIQ at the Shadbolt Center for the Arts on Thursday, October 13 from 8 – 10 pm Tickets are $35 and can be purchased online.

address: 6450 Deer Lake Ave

Adulthood Week

Active Aging Week runs from October 3-7 and is designed to celebrate aging and encourage a healthier and more active lifestyle. There will be various activities for adults to participate in such as hip-hop, introduction to lighting, gardening, cribbage, and much more. Events will be held at the Bonsor 55+ Centre, Edmonds 55+ Centre, Confederation Seniors Centre, and Cameron 55+ Centre. For more information and to register for classes you can visit the City of Burnaby website.

Art exhibition by Spectral Visions, Burnaby Art Gallery

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Viewpoint (City of Burnaby)

The Burnaby Art Gallery will display some of the darker works in the City of Burnaby Permanent Art Collection from October 1 to Nov 1. Los Caprichos, in which the famous Spanish romantic painter and printmaker of the late 18th century satirized Spanish society by portraying follies, superstitions, and failures. Such historic works are juxtaposed with modern works to add color to the previews on display. Canadian artist Betty Goodwin carefully explores the fragility of human life and the states it goes through in works from her series. Le Memoire du Corps.” More than 30 different artists will be featured in this exhibition. Admission is by donation with $5 being the suggested amount.

address: Burnaby Art Gallery, 6344 Deer Lake Ave.

Silver souvenir of the toonie skate

The Bill Copeland Sports Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the toonie skate on October 1. For just $2 you can skate and enjoy face painting, arts and crafts, and other entertainment. Skis and helmets are included in the entrance fee.

address: Bill Copeland Sports Center, 3676 Kensington Ave.

Pumpkins after Dark

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Pumpkins After Dark brings over 6,000 different pumpkins to Burnaby and will be the Halloween of the year. You will be able to walk down magical paths of sculptures and illuminated pumpkin displays, all with music, sounds, and special effects. There will also be some classic Halloween, dinosaur, dragon, movie, and pop art to make this event something for everyone! You can visit Pumpkins After Dark until October 31st.

address: Swangard Stadium, 3883 Imperial St.

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