The area surrounding Powell Street used to host a thriving Japanese-Canadian community. Now, every year, the Powell Street Festival Society hosts an event to cultivate Japanese-Canadian art and culture in the area.
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If you are as bad as I am at returning at library books on time and spend your paycheques paying off library fees, you’ll probably appreciate the Free Little Library — even if it does make you feel like a giant.
“This kind of symposium is essentially a place where we want to carve out this space that doesn’t quite exist in Vancouver, for not only ourselves, [but also] to be able to provide this space for other women and non-binary artists."
Lorna Brown is the curator of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery’s newest exhibit “Beginning with the Seventies: Radial Change,” which brings forward impactful archived works that discuss politics, gender, sexuality and race.
The lineup was announced by AMS Events in a video posted to their Facebook page.
The Indian Residential School History & Dialogue Centre strives to act as a nexus in the discussion and process of healing and reconciliation for survivors of the residential school system. The book launch for Speaking My Truth represents a step in the long road towards reconciliation at UBC.
With all episodes available online, Carving Space tackles a variety of Indigenous-centred topics including feminism, poetry, healthcare, and student life.
Vancouverites don’t need a time turner to thumb through a first edition printing of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Instead, any muggle or wizard can head down to the basement of Irving K. Barber Library to see the book themselves.
"UNCEDED: Voices of the Land" is an audio-led, projected display of four symbolic territories: sovereignty, resilience, colonization and indigeneity — which meld together to define Indigenous architecture and the forces that have shaped it.
Despite being born in Toronto, and currently residing in Vancouver, Sebastien de Castell believes that his Canadian readers are unaware that he is a Canadian author.
"fine. an evening of storytelling and otherwise" is an event created by writer Cole Nowicki, who also serves as the show’s host. This monthly showcase of talent is located at The Lido and is absolutely F-R-E-E to attend.
“Carded! is an interactive art party where people buy, collect and trade artists work reproduced on ... trading cards,” says Chris Bentzen, co-founder of the event. He stands next to the other founder, Jim Hoehnle, who is selling the cards out of the furry box.
With a 10 act line up composed of artists that range from a Galician bagpipe player to a jazz ensemble, Hawaii’s first official poet laureate to a South African acapella sensation, Co-Managing Director Joyce Hinton could not be more enthused about the season ahead.
Culture at the Centre, a collaborative exhibit at the Museum of Anthropology, brings together the work of five Indigenous cultural centres and six nations. Its March opening showcased this attitude of partnership with a collection of performances and speeches by the communities involved.
ROVE is a free art walk, started in 2013 by UBC alumni Jamie Smith, to showcase hidden gems of talent and support the artist community.