Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street
EMMA Talks with Vivek Shraya and Anoushka Ratnarajah October 01, 2018
The tenth EMMA Talks features writer and facilitator, Vivek Shraya and artist and organizer, Anoushka Ratnarajah. This EMMA event is also the Vancouver book launch for "I'm Afraid of Men".
Shaping Vancouver 2018: Contested Places October 11, 2018
Heritage sites very often are much more intricate places than we may realize. The second conversation in Heritage Vancouver's fourth series will focus on change in living communities, specifically False Creek South.
Patricia Reed: On Horizonless Futures October 17, 2018
The difficulty in speaking of the future without evoking a horizon, points to the ubiquity this particular concept holds over our imaginaries that grapple with the unknown and the anticipatory. A talk by Patricia Reed.
Salish Singing & Drumming Fall 2018 Workshops October 18, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.