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Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street

Events

  • 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.

  • Ernst Logar: Reflecting Oil September 21, 2017
    Join us for a talk by Austrian artist Ernst Logar, whose work tries to reveal the hidden layers of modern society. His presentation will focus on his art practice which is related to the resource of oil.

  • Chrys·a·lis: An Emerging Artist Spotlight September 22, 2017
    Chrys·a·lis is an interdisciplinary, emerging artist spotlight featuring three recipients of our Audience Choice Award for Performance. These three performers were voted for at the 4th Annual Back Alley Artists Night.

  • Glen Coulthard: Fanonian Antinomies September 25, 2017
    Building on the theoretical interventions in Red Skin, White Masks, Glen Coulthard's talk will interrogate the reception and application of psychiatrist-turned-anti-colonial-revolutionary Frantz Fanon’s theoretical work in Canadian political thought and activism from the 1960s to the present.

  • New Forms Festival 2017September 29 - September 30, 2017
    New Forms Media Society is relaunching their audio-visual performance series at the Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre at the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts on September 29 and 30.

  • A Flea the Size of Paris: The Fatras October 03, 2017
    Donato Mancini and Ted Byrne will present and read their translations of the fatras. Danielle La France and Jacqueline Turner will respond to the original fatras, after which all of the poets will read some of their own poetry, either new fatras, or poetry that responds to the fatras. A general discussion will follow.

  • Bob Williams: Why Surrey is the Future of BC October 04, 2017
    Visionary SFU honorary doctorate recipient Bob Williams weighs in on why the growth and maturity of Surrey represents a game-changing disruption to how we view the Metro Vancouver region in the future.

  • Creative Mornings Vancouver: Ivan Sayers October 06, 2017
    Ivan Sayers is a fashion historian who specializes in the study of women’s, men’s, and children’s fashions from 1700 to the present.

  • Book Launch: In the Long Run We Are All Dead October 12, 2017
    A book launch to mark the publication of Geoff Mann's In the Long Run We Are All Dead: Keynesianism, Political Economy and Revolution (Verso 2017), a groundbreaking debunking of moderate attempts to resolve financial crises.

  • VIFF 2017 at SFU | GCA October 13, 2017
    Expand the frame at VIFF. The Vancouver International Film festival returns to SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, September 28 - October 13, 2017. Experience some of the best cinema from around the world fused with related talks and events in a unique Films+ model. Explore the streams, series and genres to discover more at VIFF 2017!

  • EMMA Talks with Salia Joseph and Chief Janice George October 19, 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 next EMMA Talks with Sḵwx̱wú7mesh matriarchs, Salia Joseph and Chief Janice George.

  • 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.

  • Process of Assembly: the first year of visioning a social practice artist run centre October 25, 2017
    Meichen Waxer and Brynn McNab, co-founders of Arts Assembly, will speak about the formulation of their non-profit arts organization, working with different groups from community, to artists, to government, what their strategies are for long term community engagement, and upcoming projects.

  • Concert: Tzo'kam and Sawagi Taiko Drumming October 27, 2017
    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.

  • Canzine West 2017 November 05, 2017
    Canzine West returns to Vancouver to bring over 100 zine and comic vendors from across the west coast. Admission is free.

  • 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.

  • The Art of Interdisciplinary versus the Market of "Innovative" Education November 15, 2017
    "Interdisciplinary" and "innovative" are keywords used in today’s competitive market of education. Ahalya Satkunaratnam's talk will explore the use of the arts in interdisciplinary approaches to education through a focus on a specific liberal arts and sciences curriculum.

  • Dance House | Action at a Distance: Wells Hill November 26, 2017
    Vanessa Goodman brings the world premiere of Wells Hill to the DanceHouse stage at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts. Seven exceptional dancers splice themes of technology and communication into this intriguing and provocative work.

  • Woodward's Community Singers 2017 Workshops September 7 - December 21, 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."