The Hot List

Well, it's probably too late to get a full refund on your tuition fees, so you might as well enjoy your last few weeks of freedom while you can. And Vancouver's club circuit has plenty to offer in the way of back-to-school parties.

Thursday, August 30
House of Rock Night–New Odds at Cheers

The power-pop band formerly known as the Odds has reunited under the clever moniker the New Odds. So for all you "Heterosexual" men in and around Delta, here's the CanCon reunion tour you've been waiting for. Enjoy.

Friday, August 31
Vancity's Summer-End Bling Party at Plush Nightclub

Thanks to the generous gangstas at Plush, look pimpin' in free (yes, you read that right) bling chains and "stunna" shades whilst enjoying hip-hop, Top 40, and old-school R&B on the ones and twos.

Saturday, September 1
Male Model Machine at Lotus Sound Lounge

Vancouver's two-man electro duo may not have the looks to model CK ginch, but they do have the beats to make you pump and grind like you never have before.

Sunday, September 2
Back 2 School Old School House Sessions Volume 3 at Bar None

Hey, students and teachers: this may be the last Sunday of 2007 when you can get your classic house fix without having to worry about getting up early in the morning.

Thursday, September 6
Chris Nelson's Farewell Bash at the Plaza Club

The host of MuchMusic's Going Coastal is moving on. What better way to show him the door than with a West Coast rock show of TV HeartAttack, the Smears, and Nardwuar the Human Serviette.

Friday, September 7
Psychedelic Trance with DJ Willow at Club 23

Remember the Twilight Zone? Well, that's how far Willow's psy-trance lineage dates back. So if you dig tripping out on the dance floor, this is your night.

Saturday, September 8
Adham Shaikh, KarmetiK Underground, DJ Nils, and Tarun at Richard's on Richards

World-fusion fiends, get our your didjeridus. Prepare to have your progressive minds blown away by a night of Indian melodies and electro-organic tribal dance grooves.

Thursday, September 13
DJ Colette at Shine

Don't think a woman can sing and mix? Try this L.A. blond. She's in town for the release of her CD PUSH, an album that imagines a world where Debbie Gibson–inspired vocals and downtempo beats can live in harmony.

Friday, September 14
Blueprint 10 Year Anniversary at Celebrities

To celebrate a decade of booking some of the best DJs in the world, Blueprint Productions presents three tag sets of house, electro, and progressive. Behind the decks: RC Lair vs. Johanness Gerhard, Tyler Johnson vs. DJ Timeline, and Marcello vs. Todd Omotani.

Saturday, September 15
Back 2 School Party at Ocean Beach Club and Grill

Ladies in bikinis get free admission, one free drink, and VIP service all the way at this sudsy White Rock event. Need we say more?