Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street

Events

  • Martha Nussbaum: Anger and Revolutionary Justice March 24, 2017
    This event will be moderated by SFU's President and Vice-Chancellor, Andrew Petter and will include a keynote presentation, followed by moderated Q & A.

  • Heroin Assisted Treatment: Saving lives during the overdose death crisis March 27, 2017
    BC is experiencing the worst opioid overdose crisis in its history. This panel will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the benefits of heroin-assisted treatment (HAT), one viable option to reduce opioid overdose deaths. Not one HAT patient has died of an overdose death in Canada and Europe.

  • Aboriginal Speaker Series: Indigenous Community Enterprises in the Andes March 28, 2017
    This research explores several cases of indigenous-run community enterprises in Bolivia and Ecuador — tracing their characteristics, benefits and challenges for contributing to well-being in the broadest sense. The potential contribution of such enterprises to self-determination is also discussed.

  • Salish Singing & Drumming Spring 2017 Workshops March 30, 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.

  • Women's Equality and BC's Provincial Election: Why Your Vote Counts April 01, 2017
    Join the Single Mothers' Alliance BC for an all-candidates debate and keynote speakers on women's rights in BC. Learn about BC political party platforms on gender equality and discuss the issues that matter to you in community roundtables.

  • Vancouver South African Film FestivalMarch 31 - April 02, 2017
    The Vancouver South African Film Festival is proud to present features and documentaries that explore the culture, history and politics of South Africa – films that entertain and inform.

  • Speaking of Dance Conversations - April 2017 April 04, 2017
    Speaking of Dance Conversations is a series of free public dialogues and roundtable conversations about the world of dance, contextualizing it within culture and society.

  • Creative Mornings Vancouver April 2017 April 07, 2017
    The next Creative Mornings speaker is art dealer Will Aballe. The ticket lottery for Will's talk opens on Friday, March 24th at 11 pm.

  • BC Public Education: In Dialogue with Critics of Provincial Education Policy April 11, 2017
    George Abbott, former BC education minister, with a panel of school, student, and parent representatives discuss BC's education policy today and what is needed for the future success of students. The conversation will be moderated by Katie Hyslop, Education and Youth Reporter for "The Tyee".

  • Changing the Story on Homelessness April 12, 2017
    A free public event exploring solutions to the homelessness crisis in BC. Join Megaphone along with experts in policy and lived experience to explore what we can do to ensure we all have access to safe and affordable housing.

  • Salish Singing & Drumming Spring 2017 Workshops April 13, 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.

  • Social Venture Institute VancouverApril 19 - April 21, 2017
    Join business leaders and social entrepreneurs at the Social Venture Institute (SVI) Vancouver for an intensive, interactive inquiry into how to face the day-to-day challenges of running a socially conscious enterprise. Take advantage of this opportunity to fine tune business strategies, learn best practices for solving problems and build long lasting relationships with business peers and mentors.

  • Book Unlaunch: "The Muslimah Who Fell to Earth" May 08, 2017
    Join us for an enlightening evening of personal stories and reflections shared by Canadian Muslim women. This dialogue will reveal the diversity of the writers featured in this anthology and highlight varying perspectives that exist in the Muslim Diaspora.

  • EMMA Talks with Esra'a Al-Shafei and Astra Taylor May 09, 2017
    The core purpose of EMMA Talks is to bring important stories by women identified writers, activists, thinkers, storytellers, makers and doers, from the periphery to the public. Please join us for the seventh EMMA Talks with writer and organizer Esra'a Al-Shafei and writer, documentarian, and organizer Astra Taylor!

  • Shaping Vancouver 2017: Undefined Heritage - Diversity, Inclusivity and Understanding May 11, 2017
    In this talk, we explore what it means when Vancouver Specials, diverse cultural groups, immigrant experiences, and long-established international influences are missing from this conversation. We also wish to explore how these marginalized styles, histories, cultures, and people worthy of recognition may be recognized on more equal footing within the mainstream conversation on heritage.

  • Book Launch: The Alchemy of Astonishment May 30, 2017
    Join us for the launch of Will Weigler's "The Alchemy of Astonishment: Engaging the Power of Theatre," a useful resource for scholars, educators, students, theatregoers, and theatre artists of every kind.

  • 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."