Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street
Truth and Reclamation: Squamish Language April 26, 2017
With Trudeau's announcement of a national Indigenous Languages Act, and continual interest in meaningful reconciliation, Khelsilem seeks to share the lessons of running a full-time adult immersion program with SFU. Come hear about the development and implementation of curriculum, classroom strategies, and results of this groundbreaking program.
Reel Causes: Climate Revolution April 27, 2017
On April 27, five days after Earth Day, join Reel Causes as we explore the #ClimateRevolution. We will watch the documentary "How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can’t Change" from Oscar-nominated director Josh Fox; and learn about environmental issues in British Columbia from our community cause Ecojustice.
Creative Mornings Vancouver May 2017 May 05, 2017
Speaker Terry McBride is the CEO and co-founder of Nettwerk Music Group; a co-founder of the Yyoga wellness company, and a two-time recipient of the Pollstar Manager of the year for his work with Avril Lavigne, Coldplay, and Sarah McLachlan.
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 Jackie Wong 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 journalist and facilitator Jackie Wong and writer, documentarian, and organizer Astra Taylor!
Here To Stay: Housing Solutions by Youth May 10, 2017
One of the most widely discussed issues in Vancouver — housing and affordability — has been addressed at many levels and by many different groups in the city. But what about the future generation of city dwellers? Come join the solutions, be inspired, and continue the conversation around millennials and housing in the city of Vancouver.
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.
DOXA Documentary Film Festival & Industry DayMay 4 - May 14, 2017
In an increasingly chaotic world, documentary comes to the rescue, offering radical reinvention, brave new ideas for the future, and a flinty and unyielding form of hope. SFUW welcomes DOXA Documentary Film Festival & Industry Day to SFU.
Voices of the Street: Storytelling with Megaphone May 16, 2017
Join us for a night of storytelling and readings from Megaphone's 7th annual literary edition, "Voices of the Street." It is a joy and a privilege to be invited into the raw and creative world of the writers published in "Voices of the Street." The stories shared are in turn moving, heartfelt, funny, and inspiring.
Salish Singing & Drumming Spring 2017 Workshops May 18, 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.
Alternatives to the Housing Crisis: Case Study Vienna May 19, 2017
Using Vienna as a case study, this lecture explores the relationship of affordable housing to urban planning politics and will discuss historic and current housing policies, not least in a critical cross-analysis with the Vancouver case.
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."