Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street
Talking Stick Festival: Industry Series February 25, 2019
Talking Sticks Festival's Scháyilhen Industry Series is a four-day forum which invites arts presenters, artists, scholars, funders, and audience members together to further the development and strength of Indigenous arts.
Film Screening: The Issue of Mr. O'Dell February 26, 2019
The life of Jack O’Dell, who once worked alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., is revealed through a conversation with the 94-year-old civil rights activist.
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.
#SFUHISTREADS 2019 - Algiers, Third World Capital by Elaine Mokhtefi March 02, 2019
SFU History Reads is a Public Book Club that discusses timely works of historical interest to bring the study of history to the community. Join us for a discussion of Elaine Mokhtefi's memoir "Algiers, Third World Capital."
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.
Jim Green Memorial Lecture 2019: Nathan Edelson March 13, 2019
Nathan Edelson will reflect on his experience of almost a half century as a community planner, discussing how best to activate neighbourhood residents and business people to build public support for progressive policymaking.
Astra Taylor: 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.