Hot club guide

When the soothsayer told Julius Caesar “Beware the ides of March,” he totally didn’t mean stop partying with your BFF.

Thursday, March 6
The Bacardi White Party: Eyes White Shut at Caprice
Fifth annual white party lets you live the way P. Diddy does. Guest list or invite only; contact the club.

Friday, March 7
Dandi Wind at Richard’s on Richards
Former Vancouver dance-punk duo, with guest DJs Tyler Fedchuck, My! Gay! Husband!, and Tony X. More art-school than actual art school.

Saturday, March 8
Winter Sessions Volume 2 CD release party at the Red Room
Legendary HIPP-E spins alongside Style of Eye, playing house and techno. Well, spinning house. But playing house would be sweet.

Saturday, March 8
Black and White Affair Part II at Canvas Lounge
At this second night of black-and-white-themed fun, you can also wear black as DJs Johnny D’Erico and Q-pid play funky house, old-school, and dance beats.

Wednesday, March 12
The Fresh Coast Collective featuring Emotionz at the Plaza
Beatboxer/rapper performs with crew: Genetics, DJ Sichuan, and Body Language BBoys. Despite the LOLcats spelling, he haz skillz.

Wednesday, March 12
DJ Mehdi at Caprice
French producer Mehdi (Daft Punk, Chromeo, Cassius, MC Solaar) spins hip-hop and electronica.

Thursday, March 13
Rhymes for Cancer at Club 686
Romancer, dancer, prancer. Ha! We’re so funny. It’s actually a charity event featuring Moka Only, Baba Brinkman, and more. All proceeds go to the BC Cancer Foundation.

Friday, March 14
Stereotype Fridays presents Dirty South at Celebrities
The name may scream crunk more than Bone Crusher, but Dirty South actually calls Melbourne home. The Australian DJ spins house and techno-so please, no requests for Men at Work’s “Down Under”.

Friday, March 14
Hollywood Fridays grand opening at Lotus Sound Lounge
The Lotus launches a new night with San Francisco–based house DJ Olivier Desmet. Housewarming gifts are optional.

Saturday, March 15
Molson St. Paddy’s Day Club Crawl-start at the Blarney Stone or the Shark Club
Get wasted in style. A mere $30 will buy you bus transport to four venues, VIP treatment with no lineups or covers, drink specials, and the chance to be part of a roving mob. Wear green, or just drink green beer until you throw up on yourself.

Saturday, March 15
D-Formation at the Red Room
Spanish house DJ D-Formation, rated one of the top 100 jocks in the world by DJ Magazine, makes West Coast debut. With DJ Nicky Delgado and Sage.

Monday, March 17
The St. Patrick’s Day Party at Atlantis
Celebrate St. Patrick driving the snakes out of Ireland with “The best in Top 40, Hip Hop, Electronic, Latin and Brazilian”. Bésame mucho, I’m Irish.