Opening Night at the Orpheum

The Opening Night at the Orpheum was a tremendous success! We want to thank all those who attended and we hope everyone enjoyed themselves. The event was highlighted by a moving live performance of the “One Voice” music project. If you did not make it out, or would like to enjoy the event again, please take a look at the event video below. We hope to see you again at future SFU Public Square events.

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Opening Night at the Orpheum was the launch of the SFU Public Square 2012 Community Summit. SFU Chancellor Carole Taylor, Toronto artist-activist Dave Meslin, international award-winning urban planner Larry Beasley, Author and CBC Radio host, Nora Young, and Vancouver Foundation’s Catherine Clement, Vice-president of Public Engagement and Communications were among the civic influencers guiding a discussion about overcoming isolation and disconnection in the urban environment.

Special Appearances by Bend Sinister and Shane Koyczan.

Catherine Clement - Vancouver Foundation

Carole Taylor - Chancellor - Simon Fraser University

Larry Beasley - Award-winning urban planner

Nora Young - Author & CBC Radio host

Dave Meslin - Toronto artist-activist

Bend Sinister - Vancouver rock band

Shane Koyczan - Spoken-word poet, writer & music man