Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street
PuSh Festival Critical Ideas Series January 19, 2018
Critical Ideas is a free series that brings together artists, critics, scholars, and audiences to discuss formal, social and ideological issues affecting performance practice and reception.
Book Launch: Busted by Susan Boyd January 23, 2018
Join us for the launch of "Busted," an illustrated history of Canadian drug prohibition and resistance to that prohibition by Susan Boyd. Visually engaging and approachably written, "Busted" is a timely examination of Canada’s history of drug control and movements against that control.
Film Screening: Birth of a Family January 24, 2018
Three sisters and a brother, adopted as infants into separate families across North America, meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary by director Tasha Hubbard. Join us after the film for a conversation with the director and some of the siblings featured in the film.
Salish Singing & Drumming Spring 2018 Workshops January 25, 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.
Nathalie Casemajor: Seminar On Cultural Mediation January 25, 2018
Cultural mediation is an increasingly common mode of intervention in the socio-cultural field. In what way do the criticisms addressed to cultural mediation allow it to push its limits? Can its values and repertoires of action help transform social relationships? Montreal-based Nathalie Casemajor hosts an open seminar to question its theories and practices.
Reel Causes: Luk’Luk’I January 25, 2018
A portrait of five Vancouverites living on society’s fringes during the 2010 Winter Olympics, "Luk’Luk’I" takes us into uncharted territory, falling somewhere between a fiction we need to see and a documentary we wish didn’t have to exist.
Creative Mornings: Michael Unger February 02, 2018
Program Coordinator for the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, Michael Unger, will be talking on the topic of Creativity and Curiosity.
Milestones 2017: A Dialogue on Events that Changed Vancouver February 05, 2018
Four leading urban thinkers and achievers will discuss 2017 decisions and events in planning and development that have been identified as possibly having a transformative influence on the evolution of Vancouver. The panelists will also offer their own ideas on proposed milestones of 2017 and respond to suggestions from the audience.
EMMA Talks with Vivek Shraya and Anoushka Ratnarajah February 08, 2018
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 EMMA Talks with Vivek Shraya and Anoushka Ratnarajah.
Speaking of Dance Conversation February 20, 2018
Free public dialogues and roundtable conversations about the world of dance, contextualizing it within culture and society. Speaking of Dance is a platform for everyone to share and develop their observation and interpretation of dance.
One Book One SFU: Tomboy Survival Guide February 22, 2018
Simon Fraser University Library is pleased to announce Ivan Coyote's Tomboy Survival Guide as our next pick for One Book One SFU. Join us for an evening of reading and conversation with Ivan Coyote and Tegan Quin as they discuss Coyote's poignant memoir.
Jim Green Memorial Lecture 2018: Tonya Surman March 07, 2018
For the 2018 Jim Green Memorial Lecture, Tonya Surman speaks on the future of social innovation. How will it embrace and build on the social justice movements of the past? Will we be able to move to action while holding the space for the real conversations that need to happen?