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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, January 27th

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Another work week bites the dust!

With obligations now in the rearview mirror you’re likely trying to figure out how to spend the rest of your day, have no fear, we’ve got you covered, Victoria.

From Latin Funk to live acting here are 5 ways to spend your evening this Friday, January 27th:

Dynamo-A-Go-Go 

Rewind to the classic Bump & Grind with mind-melting moves and psychedelic performances from Victoria’s burlesque and drag scene.

  • Where: The Mint, 1414 Douglas Street
  • When: Friday, January 27th, 7 p.m.

The Library Performance Collective

Passenger Seat is a show about love. Falling and flailing in, out and around love.

Using pop-rock music, Arthi Chandra, Howard Dai, Isabella Halladay, Hannah Meyers, Montserrat Videla, and Thule van den Dam are a band.

Come to party and wear something nice.

  • Where: Metro Studio, 1411 Quadra Street
  • When: Friday, January 27th, Doors open 8 p.m.

Victoria Royals vs Kamloops Blazers

The Victoria Royals will return to the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre this weekend for a pair of contests against the BC Division-leading Kamloops Blazers on Friday and Saturday night.

  • Where: Victoria’s Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard Street
  • When: Friday, January 27th, Doors open 6 p.m.

Late Night Pop-up cabaret

Part of the Get Into It: Intrepid Idea Series, the Intrepid Studio and lobby become a late-night cabaret hang-out on Fridays and Saturdays during the festival with libations and pop-up performances from local queer artists.

You can expect drag, spoken word, music, and a few surprises.

Tickets are just $10. Come by after a show and make a night of it why don’t ya?

  • Where: Intrepid Theatre Club, 1609 Blanshard Street
  • When: Friday, January 27th, 9:30 p.m.

Dead Soft Ft: The Projectors & Groceries

Hailing from a small inlet island in the Pacific Northwest, Dead Soft is a four-piece band pairing playful, melody-driven rock ‘n roll with high energy power-pop anthems.

Or, as the band describes it: “Dead Soft is grunge-punk for the people.” The forthcoming EP, New Emotion, features five catchy, earnest fuzzed-out rock songs that act as an empowering reminder that you are in control of your life, even when life feels out of control.

  • Where: Lucky Bar, 517 Yates Street
  • When: Friday, January 27th, 7 p.m.

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