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DTES Heart of the City Festival

Wed, Oct 25 - Sun, Nov 5

Over 50 venues in the Downtown Eastside map

The twelve day Festival features over 100 events and is a cultural feast of music, stories, songs, poetry, cultural celebrations, films, theatre, dance, processions, spoken word, forums, workshops, discussions, gallery exhibits, mixed media, art talks, history talks and history walks, and an array of artists.

The theme of the 2017 Festival, Honouring Women of the Downtown Eastside, pays tribute to women from all walks of life in the Downtown Eastside.

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