Date: Friday, September 09, 2011
Time: 6.30 pm
Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
If you are a participantor spectator for the GranFondo bike event on Saturday, stay theweekend in Whistler as there is a lot happening. As partof the summer concert series Whistler Presents will be hosting anumber of free performances over the weekend.
The Victoria’s native Kuba Oms will be performing onFriday evening, starting at 6:30 p.m at theWhistler Olympic Plaza. He is known for his electro funktunes. His music is often likened to a cross betweenJamiroquai, Paolo Nutini, David Gray, Ben Harper and Al Green.
After the performance by Kuba Oms there will be anevening film screening of a classic film called BreakingAway. This classic comedy from 1979 was an Academy Awardwinner. Enjoy the evening as you get to watch a movie in theoutdoors and see the sun set behind Whistler and BlackcombMountain. Bring warm clothes and snuggle up under a blanket towatch this movie about four friends who come to terms with lifeafter high school. The film is centered on top-notch cyclistDave (Dennis Christopher) who learns that the world’s bicyclingchampions are always Italian and he attempts to turn himself intoan Italian!