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Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street

Events

  • Vancouver Polish Film FestivalOctober 19 - October 21, 2018
    The Vancouver Polish Film Festival is an annual celebration of the best current Polish productions. During the three day event our audience will have an opportunity to view some of the most interesting and important films of Polish cinematography.

  • Antonio Gramsci: A Legacy for the Future? October 21, 2018
    The Department of Humanities at SFU hosts a conference from Friday October 19 until Sunday October 21 downtown Vancouver on the legacy and continuing relevance of Antonio Gramsci’s work for our times.

  • An evening with Chantal Hébert October 23, 2018
    Join us for a Special Evening with political columnist Chantal Hébert as Visions Ouest Productions celebrate her 25th Anniversary. As both a national affairs columnist with the Toronto Star and L’Actualité and weekly participant on CBC’s The National, Chantal is an expert on Canadian politics and we are honoured to have her share her insights with us. Il will be a bilingual event.

  • The Eagle and the Condor: From Standing Rock with Love October 24, 2018
    Join us for a screening of the new film The Eagle and the Condor: From Standing Rock with Love from Director Kahsto'sera'a Paulette Moore.

  • Healing in Cooking: Refugees, Agency and Community October 25, 2018
    A free screening of "Soufra," an inspirational story of a refugee in Lebanon and her team of fellow refugee women as they defy all odds to launch a successful catering company, “Soufra,” and then expand it into a food truck business. Screening will be followed by a panel discussion. Followed by a ticketed reception, catered by Tayybeh.

  • Reconciliation and the Arts in Vancouver October 26, 2018
    Join us for an afternoon session which features a roundtable discussion with Indigenous and settler artists and cultural planners.

  • Concert: Tzo'kam and Sawagi Taiko October 27, 2018
    A unique collaboration of singing and drumming between the all-women Japanese drum group Sawagi Taiko and the First Nations performance group Tzo'kam. This free performance is part of the annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival.

  • RECOLLECT October 28, 2018
    RECOLLECT is the working title for the new dance piece the Carnegie Dance Troupe and the Karen Jamieson Dance company are collaborating on. Come join us and check out some of the exciting new stuff! Everyone is welcome.

  • Vancouver Turkish Film Festival November 04, 2018
    Now in its 5th year, VTFF aims not only to promote Turkish Cinema by bringing highly acclaimed, award-winning Turkish films, but also to encourage dialogue and cross-cultural understanding among local communities.

  • Canzine Vancouver 2018 November 04, 2018
    Canzine returns to Vancouver to bring over 100 zine and comic vendors from across the west coast. Admission is free.

  • North of 49: Gregoire November 08, 2018
    Gregoire is a darkly contemplative, visceral look at small-town life. It follows four young adults as they struggle to find a place for themselves in the future.

  • Salish Singing & Drumming Fall 2018 Workshops November 08, 2018
    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.

  • Andean Horror: The Curse of Jarjacha November 14, 2018
    Join us for a screening of one of the first horror films produced in the Peruvian Andes, "The Curse of Jarjacha" (2002), an adaptation of the legend of jarjacha.

  • Shaping Vancouver 2018: Contested Places November 15, 2018
    Earlier this year, Vancouver City Council unanimously approved the Millennium Line Broadway Extension. The third conversation in Heritage Vancouver's series on "Contested Places" will focus on change in living communities, specifically Mount Pleasant and the SkyTrain.

  • North of 49: c̓əsnaʔəm: the city before the city November 22, 2018
    c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city commemorates five years since the resolution of a dramatic moment in the history of this place now known as metro Vancouver.

  • Akram Khan Company (UK): Chotto DeshNov 21 - November 24, 2018
    Akram Khan’s Chotto Desh (‘small homeland’ in Bangladeshi) takes a storybook view of Khan’s childhood, growing up under the stern eye of his authoritarian father. Freely mixing Kathak dance with storytelling and mime, Khan creates a series of worlds that run from the ordinary to the mythic.

  • Reel Causes: BPM November 30, 2018
    Reel Causes is proud to present "BPM": In Paris in the early 1990s, a group of activists goes to battle for those stricken with HIV/AIDS, taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies in bold, invasive actions.

  • Woodward's Community Singers Fall 2018 Workshops September 27 - December 20, 2018
    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.

  • Bah Humbug! 2018December 7 - December 22, 2018
    Bah Humbug! An Eastside Christmas Carol returns to the stage for its longest run yet! December 6 -22, evening & matinee performances.

  • North of 49: Hollow in the Land January 17, 2019
    With their father in prison for murder, siblings Alison and Brandon are instantly considered suspects when a string of killings plagues their town, and they must fight to clear their names.

  • ILBIJERRI Theatre Company (Australia): Blood on the Dance FloorFeb 6 - February 09, 2019
    A descendant of the Narangga and Kaurna nations of South Australia, choreographer/performer Jacob Boehme was diagnosed with HIV in 1998. In search of answers, he reached out to his ancestors. Through a powerful blend of theatre, image, text and choreography, Boehme pays homage to their ceremonies whilst dissecting the politics of gay, Blak and poz identities.

  • Gwynne Dyer: The Populist Revolt — Its Causes and Cure March 06, 2019
    Nationalism is back, and it’s very angry. Gwynne Dyer lectures on the rise of populism in Europe and the US and suggests solutions to issues behind the anger that drives it.