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  • The Jim Green Opera Film Series: La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi January 26, 2019
    Join us for a free screening of a Royal Opera House production of Verdi’s La Traviata. Known as the “romantic disease”, TB holds a unique place in literature and opera from the 19th century.

  • 2019 PuSH FestivalJanuary 17 - February 03, 2019
    Critical Ideas sessions at the 2019 Push Festival bring together artists, critics, scholars and audiences to discuss formal, social and ideological issues affecting performance practice and reception.

  • TransFORMation 2018: A Dialogue on Events that Changed Vancouver February 04, 2019
    TransFORMation 2018 is the 4th annual Year-In-Review forum convened by the Vancouver City Planning Commission. A panel of four eminent urbanists will look back on 2018 to discuss the significance of shifts in city decisions and policies in planning and development in Vancouver.

  • Speaking of Dance Conversations: Post-Identity Utopia February 05, 2019
    Vancouver’s own internationally renowned choreographer Crystal Pite will moderate a panel of creative industry leaders as they explore the implications of digital technologies on art criticism for artists and audiences alike.

  • 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.

  • Salish Singing & Drumming Spring 2019 Workshops February 28, 2019
    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.

  • 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.

  • Empowering Informed Consent: Community Ethics in Cultural Production March 07, 2019
    A panel with members of the DTES community will discuss their experiences of cultural production - the good, the bad and the ugly! We will also launch the Community Ethics Resource Card and Manifesto created by the community.

  • Film Screening: What is Democracy? March 22, 2019
    Featuring a diverse cast—including celebrated philosophers, trauma surgeons, factory workers, refugees, and politicians—What Is Democracy? connects past and present, emotion and the intellect, the personal and the political, to provoke and inspire. If we want to live in democracy, we must first ask what the word even means.

  • Woodward's Community Singers Spring 2019 Workshops February 14 - July 25, 2019
    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.