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MOA presents Arts of Resistance: Politics and The Past in Latin America

Thu, May 17 - Sun, Sep 30

Museum of Anthropology, 6393 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, Canada map

The Museum ofAnthropology (MOA) at UBC presents the powerful exhibition, Arts of Resistance:Politics and The Past in Latin America, May 17 – September 30, 2018. Curated byLaura Osorio Sunnucks, MOA’s Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow for LatinAmerica, this premiere exhibition illustrates how Latin American communitiesuse traditional or historic art forms to express contemporary politicalrealities. Featuring art and multi-sensory installations from Mexico,Guatemala, Peru, Honduras, Ecuador and Chile, with special attention tomarginalized communities, Arts of Resistance explores the role of creativityduring times of political turmoil.

For more info, visit: moa.ubc.ca

Beyond Dreams: Andrea Klann and Bill Hoopes

Wed, Aug 15 - Mon, Sep 17

430 Bowen Island Trunk Rd, Bowen Island, BC V0N, Canada map

Beyond Dreamsfeatures the work of Bowen Island artists Andrea Klann and Bill Hoopes. Theseoil paintings, gouached paintings, drawings on paper, and small sculpturalpieces explore the intersection of realism and the imagined in the context ofthe dream. Join us Saturday, August 18 for the opening reception, 6-8pm, at theGallery @ Cove Commons, Bowen Island.

La Palabra en el Tiempo – Vancouver Fringe Festival

Thu, Sep 6 - Sun, Sep 16

227-1555, 7th Avenue, West Vancouver map

PalabraFlamenco presents La Palabra en el Tiempo, a 60-minute depth-charge of frenzieddance and guitar, troubled song, and English-language poetry: raw, proud,poised. Flamenco is an Andalusian art form associated with incessant emotionand restraint, percussive rhythms, and improvisation. Whether they speak,strum, sing, or knock it out on the floor with a shoe, the artists summon griefand praise that soak their way to dark corners. How to confront what’s buried?Hold death near, yet affirm life? Invite duende? This myth-inflected encounterhonours what we’ve lost, what we’re going to lose. “Sexy, uncomfortable…incredible” (Audience member, PeekFest)

“La Palabra enel Tiempo” is a phrase of Spanish poet Antonio Machado’s. The phrase has beentranslated: “the word in time,” “human language in which we feel time passing,”or “words that pick up the energy of time,” or “words that take their place,like drumbeats, in time already counted.”

A thunderousand lyrical POETRY+DANCE experience, tinged with fire and shadow.

Theseperformances are courtesy of Vancouver Fringe Festival!

Thurs, Sept 6 (5:00 PM)
Sun, Sept 9 (6:05 PM)
Mon, Sept 10 (6:50 PM)
Wed, Sept 12 (7:15 PM)
Sat, Sept 15 (9:50 PM)
Sun, Sept 16 (4:45 PM)

VENUE: Studio16 (1555, 7th Avenue West, V6J 1S1)
PRICE: $15.

For moreinformation on upcoming shows:
Our listing in the online Vancouver Fringe Guide:


Fri, Sep 7 - Sun, Sep 16

Firehall Arts Centre, 280 E Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3, Canada map

Walking Shadowspresents a new true story multi-media musical, TrudeauMania, a 90-minutere-telling of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau’s life and rise topower. Set mainly in the turbulent times of 1968-70, TrudeauMania is anoriginal Canadian musical theatre production with a 4-piece band and a talentedcast of 9 actors, singers and dancers. Written and directed by Daniel K.McLeod, with music composed by guitarist Brendan Steele of The Honey Tonguesand Red Haven, Daniel McLeod, and Vienna/Toronto composer Sebastian Hugeneckand directed by well-known Vancouver music director, actor and musician GordonRoberts, the show runs as part of the 2018 Vancouver Fringe Festival, fromSeptember 7-16, 2018 at the Firehall Arts Centre. TrudeauMania, written &directed by Daniel McLeod, Composed by Brendan Steele, Daniel McLeod &Sebastian Hugeneck, Choreographer – Kailley Roesler, Assistant Choreographer -Robbie Hebert | Venue: The Firehall Arts Centre- 280 E Cordova St, Vancouver,BC | Box Office: www.vancouverfringe.com| Run: Vancouver Fringe Festival, September 7-16, 2018 | Dates & Times:Sept. 7 – 8:45pm, Sept. 8 – 3:45pm, Sept. 9 – 5:30pm, Sept. 10 – 8:45pm, Sept.13 – 7:45pm, Sept. 14 – 5:00pm, Sept 15 – 12:00 noon, and Sept. 16 – 4:00pm |

Under Armour Eastside 10K

Sat, Sep 15

Vancouver, BC, Canada map

Challengeyourself and join us for an exciting 10km course that rolls through the heartof Vancouver’s Eastside. In it’s 6th year, the race showcases the historic eastend of Vancouver as it runs through parts of Gastown, Chinatown, and EastVancouver.

The Eastside 10K also runs through some ofVancouver’s most disadvantaged areas and has a large fundraising component. Therace raises money for the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, PHS, and theGreater Vancouver Food Bank.

Fraser Valley Pet Expo

Sat, Sep 15 - Sun, Sep 16

17798 62 Ave, Surrey, BC V3S 4E7, Canada map

Fraser Valley PetExpo is coming to the Cloverdale Agriplex on September 15-16 2018! Bring yourpet out for a day that is tailored just for them! Our focus at this event is onbuilding healthy relationships between pets and their people! We feel this is accomplishedby good food, good training and a whole lot of fun! Our show is designed sothat not only do you have a good time, but so does your pet! Let your dog runon our lure course, or talk with a dog trainer, join one of our contests andshop from our vendors! We have a wide variety of things going on, all for lessthan the cost of a night out at the movies, AND you get to bring your pet! Whatcould be better than that? $10 Adults, and Kids are FREE! FREE PARKING!

Bike the Night presented by MEC

Sat, Sep 15

Downtown, Vancouver, BC, Canada map

HUB Cycling’s Bikethe Night presented by MEC is a colourful nighttime bike ride. HUB Cycling willopen up the downtown streets so that thousands of riders can experienceVancouver’s most iconic roadways after dark. Deck out your bike in lights andspread good cycling vibes with over 5000 other riders. Tickets start at only$15 for a limited time (HUB members and youth 16 or under ride free). Inaddition to a fully permitted night ride on city streets, participants will beinvited to the festival starting at 6pm with live music, games, food trucks,bike decorating and tune-ups, and tons of giveaways. All participants will alsobe entered to win our grand prize – stay tuned for more details! Reserve yourtickets today before prices increase.

Open House, 109th Anniversary

Sun, Sep 16

Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House, 1116 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G2, Canada map

Step back in time to 1909 as you explore Mackin House in a new and immersive way. Join our heritage performers as they give demonstrations, tell stories and sing songs throughout the different rooms in Mackin House. Our new exhibit: Heirlooms and Treasures will be brought to life with craft making, baking demonstrations, and interactive activities for all ages. Wander through the gardens of Mackin House and visit the Fraser Mills Train Station. Feel the vibrancy of Heritage Square as we celebrate the anniversary of the first trains arriving with settlers in Maillardville. By donation.

VOKRA Walk for the Kitties, presented by FirstMate

Sun, Sep 16

Jericho Beach, Vancouver, BC, Canada map

VOKRA Walk forthe Kitties, presented by FirstMate, is our largest fundraising event of theyear. This 5k fun walk takes place at Jericho Beach and all funds raised godirectly towards supporting our rescue efforts. As a volunteer-drivennon-profit, we rely on Walk for the Kitties to raise much needed funds to helpus rescue more than 1,400 cats and kittens each year.

Each Walk for the Kitties participant pledges toraise funds for VOKRA to help us in our mission to end cat overpopulation andhomelessness.

The Canuck Place Adventure Race

Sun, Sep 16

Jericho Beach, Vancouver, BC, Canada map

Register forThe Canuck Place Adventure Race: The Race for Courage – a unique and scenicchallenge for everyone that brings critical care to Canuck Place.

Experience thebest of the west coast featuring a 15 km mountain bike and 6 km trail run, aswell as a fun obstacle course. You can take on the race as an individualparticipant or form a team (group or relay).

Got littleones? Kids can enjoy the Canuck Place Adventure race in their own custom coursethat includes a 3 km bike ride, 2 km trail run, followed by their own obstaclecourse!

All proceedsfrom this event support over 715 Canuck Place children with life-threateningillnesses and their families all across BC!

For moreinformation, visit www.canuckplaceadventurerace.ca

*This event israin or shine.

Pricing: $40 – $75 (*early bird pricing startsat $40 and ends May 31)
Ages: 6+
Website URL:
Contact Phone #: Carey Summerfelt, 604-646-0519
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