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August 2-8

Whistler Street Entertainment August 2-8, 2002

Free entertainment happens all weekend throughout the village at Village Square, Village Common, Town Plaza Gazebo, and Mountain Square, with the emphasis on family fun. This week’s performers include:

• Tickles and Dots-A-Lot, a the mother-daughter team of clowns who present comedy sketches;

• Max-i-mime studied at Moscow’s Mirror Mime Company, won the National Mime Competition, the only deaf student in his class;

• Richard entertains with his jazzy, smoky-smooth clarinet accompanied by his father Phil Beynon on keyboards;

• Cousin Harley, a music trio, perform good old-fashioned rock-a-billy tunes with style.

• Reid Belstock uses his training as a circus clown with juggling to create a loveable, wacky persona that has been called the Jerry Lewis of juggling.

This week, the Wednesday night cabaret features Tickles and Dots-A-Lot, Richard and Phil Beynon, Max-i-mime and Reid Belstock. at the Town Plaza Gazebo from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 2

IN THE EVENING, WHEN THE DAY IS DONE

Who: Fruit

Where: GLC

Oz band band Fruit performs their "melodic pop-acoustic folk-electric rock" tonight at GLC. "Emotive, instinctive, that’s where all of our songwriting springs from," says singer/guitarist Susie Keynes. They perform songs from their most recent album, Live at the Basement , which was released in the US in June, and songs from previous albums Here for Days (2001), a "limited US release" and the live album, Shift (1998). "We want to connect with the audience, playing songs where we get them to sing back to us. We’re colour, vibrancy, and selection," says Keynes.

Who: Moritz, Cam, and guests

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Extra lively covers from the trio at Dubh Linn Gate, an old Irish pub where you can feel the merriment over a pint of Guinness.

Who: Steve Colbourne

Where: Crystal Lounge

Songs on guitar from Colbourne, who performed at the first Whistler Talent Search earlier this year.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: Bearfoot Bistro

Jazz music on piano from contemporary artist Chu, who plays nightly. Always a favourite place for casual diners and audiences enjoying a Friday evening cocktail.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

Strippers take it all off, for your eyes only, at Das Boot Ballet. A post-work gathering for some.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Fresh Fridays featuring resident DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

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