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Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street

Events

  • Reading and Panel Discussion on Digital Poetics June 27, 2017
    How is language affected by pervasive digitization? How can (and can't) poetry grapple with problems of digital platforms and access to them? What is the experience of reading a poem in a browser with like 17 other tabs open?

  • Turning Point Ensemble meets Hollenbeck, Nachoff and HouleJune 27 - June 28, 2017
    Turning Point Ensemble goes fifth stream in a concert that brings to Vancouver three of the most innovative and influential musicians crossing and eliminating the boundaries between jazz and new music as part of the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

  • Creative Mornings Vancouver July 2017 July 07, 2017
    The next Creative Mornings speaker is Shallom Johnson, a Canadian visual and dance artist, writer, curator, educator, and musician, who will speak on the globe theme of 'creativity and equality'.

  • ISF 2017: Parcels & Fugue States July 07, 2017
    Two award-winning Canadian writers, Pasha Malla and Anosh Irani, discuss their most recent novels in this event hosted by Devyani Saltzman, Director of the Banff Centre's Literary Arts program.

  • ISF 2017: A Cultural Walking Tour - Punjabi Market & Chinatown July 08, 2017
    Get a lived sense of these two important Vancouver neighbourhoods, with experts who will introduce you to their streets, shops, heritage buildings, stories and characters.

  • ISF 2017: A Tale of Two Markets July 08, 2017
    What is the role of places such as Chinatown and Punjabi Market in the face of global flows of people and capital shaped by local histories of exclusion, marginalization, and colonization? How does a civic memory in Vancouver get developed, shared, and erased? Who gets to determine this?

  • Metamorphose July 09, 2017
    Metamorphose, a 3 year collaboration with members of the Downtown Eastside community, investigates transformation, creation and imagination through dance. Presented by Carnegie Dance Troupe and Karen Jamieson Dance.

  • ISF 2017: Dying Words July 13, 2017
    One language dies every 14 days. By 2100, nearly half of the 7,000 languages that are spoken on earth will have most likely disappeared. Join ISF for a lecture on Disappearing and Threatened Languages with Dr. Anvita Abbi.

  • ISF 2017: A Muse of Fire July 13, 2017
    An evening with Kamila Shamsie, Raghu Karnad and Joe Sacco will explore the question: what is good art in times of conflict, war, oppression or censorship?

  • ISF 2017: I See the Promised Land July 14, 2017
    Listen to master storyteller Arthur Flowers perform the story of Martin Luther King and others from his repertoire, taking us back to a time when the storyteller was singer, satirist and magician, all rolled into one.

  • ISF 2017: Graphically Speaking July 14, 2017
    Witness the first meeting of two creative minds, Molly Crabapple and Joe Sacco, as they talk with award-winning Indian novelist Raghu Karnad about the role of the artist in these turbulent times.

  • Woodward's Community Singers 2017 Workshops February 2 - July 20, 2017
    "This is a free, drop-in, non-auditioned community choir. All voices are invited to join us in song. Together we sing music from gospel, folk, popular, and contemporary traditions. It's informal, fun, playful and profound."

  • A Subtle Revolution: What Lies Ahead for Indigenous Rights? September 13, 2017
    September 13, 2017 marks the 10 year anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Join us for a panel conversation with Sheryl Lightfoot on her 2016 book, "Global Indigenous Politics: A Subtle Revolution."

  • Aabiziingwashi: The Road Forward September 20, 2017
    "The Road Forward" is a rousing tribute to the fighters for First Nations rights, a soul-resounding historical experience, and a visceral call to action.

  • Salish Singing & Drumming Fall 2017 Workshops September 21, 2017
    Join us in learning social songs, drumming and dance with composer, producer and traditional Lil’wat singer, Russell Wallace. These monthly workshops are free and open to everyone. No RSVP required. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

  • Aabiziingwashi: Angry Inuk October 25, 2017
    Director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril joins her fellow Inuit activists as they challenge outdated perceptions of Inuit and present themselves to the world as a modern people in dire need of a sustainable economy.

  • Aabiziingwashi: Souvenir & Red Path November 15, 2017
    "Souvenir" is a four-film series addressing Aboriginal identity and representation by reworking material in the NFB’s archives. In addition to the more than 700 films with Aboriginal themes dating back to 1939, these archives include thousands of hours of outtakes.

  • Action at a Distance: Wells Hill November 26, 2017
    Vanessa Goodman brings the world premiere of Wells Hill to the DanceHouse stage. Seven exceptional dancers splice themes of technology and communication into this smart, vibrant new work.