canadiary Vancouver

Diary of Events and Happenings in Vancouver, BC.


Jesse Cook

October 26 2017, 7:30 p.m. Jesse Cook. Jesse will perform music from his upcoming album "Beyond Borders" along with guest artists and instrumentation to be included in this tribute to Jesse's diverse musical influences.. Event detailsJesse Cook is a Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer. Widely considered one of the most influential figures in "nuevo flamenco" music, he incorporates elements of flamenco rumba, jazz & many forms of world music into his work. He is a Juno Award winner, Acoustic Guitar (magazine)'s Player's Choice Award silver winner in the Flamenco Category, and a three-time winner of the Canadian Smooth Jazz award for Guitarist of the Year. He has recorded on the EMI, E1 Music and Narada labels and has sold over 1.5 million records worldwide.Cook has recorded nine studio albums, three live DVDs and has traveled the world exploring musical traditions that he has blended into his style of rumba flamenco. In addition to headlining concerts and festivals, he has opened for such legends as B.B. King, Ray Charles and Diana Krall. He has performed with Welsh soprano Charlotte Church on The Tonight Show and toured with legendary Irish band, The Chieftains."Guitar virtuoso Jesse Cook is a walking embodiment of the gypsy music he plays: eclectic, energetic, and very exciting. Perhaps that is why he says that his music chose him, and not the other way around. After all, he does seem like the perfect candidate."- The Star Online.. Event Details. Location: 630 Hamiliton Street, Vancouver

1648 E 1st Avenue temporary shelter community information session

October 26 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 1648 E 1st Avenue temporary shelter community information session. Join us to meet with staff from RainCity Housing and Support Society (the shelter operator), the City and BC Housing to learn more about the specific operations of the shelter and how the partners will work together to ensure the temporary shelter will be managed safely and responsibly. Event detailsThe City is committed to ensuring homeless residents have a safe, warm place to sleep during the cold winter months.Over the last nine winters, the City of Vancouver and BC Housing have partnered to open temporary shelters so people experiencing homelessness can come inside and get connected to health and housing services. The temporary shelter at 1648 East 1st will open on November 8, 2017.NoteSpace is limited - please register in advance by email to [email protected] more about the temporary shelter program.. Event Details. Location: 1661 Napier Street, Vancouver

Engagement summary pop-up

October 26 2017, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Engagement summary pop-up. Join us as we share the public's thoughts and attitudes toward public space in Downtown Vancouver.. Event detailsOver the summer of 2017, Places for People Downtown conducted a summer engagement campaign and online survey to better understand the public's thoughts and attitudes toward public space in Downtown Vancouver.Join us as we "pop-up" in locations around Downtown Vancouver to share our findings.Learn more.. Event Details. Location: , Vancouver

Mastodon

October 25 2017, 7:30 p.m. Mastodon. Heavy metal band Mastodon fires up the Orpheum. With special guests Eagles of Death Metal and Russian Circles.. Event detailsGrammy Award nominated hard rock juggernaut Mastodon returns to Vancouver. The group's four members recognize the importance of life's omnipresent cycles on their sixth full-length album, Once More 'Round the Sun. The band orbits around themes of loss and rebirth, twirling a sonic spiral of its signature robust riffing, hypnotically haunting soundscapes, triage of dynamic voices, and thundering seismic grooves. At the same time, this particular collection proves personal for Brann Dailor, Brent Hinds, Bill Kelliher, and Troy Sanders... Event Details. Location: 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver

Engagement summary pop-up

October 25 2017, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Engagement summary pop-up. Join us as we share the public's thoughts and attitudes toward public space in Downtown Vancouver.. Event detailsOver the summer of 2017, Places for People Downtown conducted a summer engagement campaign and online survey to better understand the public's thoughts and attitudes toward public space in Downtown Vancouver.Join us as we "pop-up" in locations around Downtown Vancouver to share our findings.Learn more.. Event Details. Location: 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver

Gathering Place Homeless Connect

October 24 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Gathering Place Homeless Connect. Services, food, door prizes – it's all free. Everyone is welcome!. .. Event Details. Location: 609 Helmcken Street (at Seymour), Vancouver

Imagine Gastown Streets

October 21 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Imagine Gastown Streets. Join us for one of five free walking tours and a workshop to help develop a vision for Gastown's streets.. Event detailsGastown's streets are in need of repair. We now have a unique opportunity to work with people who live, work, visit and commute through Gastown to consider the future of the area and create a plan for the streets and transportation network.For more information about the project, visit Gastown Complete Streets at Vancouver.ca/gastown.Schedule:Musqueam Elder Shane Pointe will welcome visitors at 1:30pm.Choose a walking tour after that:Heritage with John AtkinBusiness with Leanore Sali of Gastown Business Improvement SocietyPublic Space with Andrew Pask of Vancouver Public Space NetworkActive Transportation with Emily Willobee of Better Environmentally Sound TransportationLaneways and Community Building with David Boutang of the Binners' ProjectJoin the open house in the Woodwards Building Atrium anytime between 1:30pm and 4:30pm.Registration:This event is free, but you must register to participate. The workshop has limited spaces. Register with Eventbrite.. Event Details. Location: 333 Abbott Street, Vancouver

Youth Sandwich Making for Raincity Shelter

October 19 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Youth Sandwich Making for Raincity Shelter. The Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House Youth Action Committe will be making sandwiches for Raincity Shelter.. .. Event Details. Location: 800 E. Broadway, Vancouver

Concrete Canapes - DTES Kitchen Tables

October 19 2017, 10:00 a.m. to noon Concrete Canapes - DTES Kitchen Tables. Distributing healthy food and DTES food maps.. .. Event Details. Location: , Vancouver