canadiary Vancouver

Diary of Events and Happenings in Vancouver, BC.

Leap and the Loom Will Appear

Leap and the Loom Will Appear - LEAP AND THE LOOM WILL APPEAR is an exhibition by world-renowned, senior Canadian fibre artist Sola Fiedler, known for her tapestry tributes to cities that have hosted Olympic Games. Her work captures the architectural and spiritual elements of each city, at that moment in time. For the first time, Fiedler’s Las Vegas and Salt Lake City tapestries will be exhibited together, alongside the Vancouver tapestry, generously loaned for this exhibit by the Canuck Place. The iconic Canada 150 flag and the new Granville Island tapestry will also be presented with a retrospective of Sola's earlier vintage works, totalling 17 pieces. Thursday, September 20 - Tuesday, October 2, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Opening Reception Thursday, September 20, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 1359 Cartwright Street, Granville Island Vancouver BC V6H 3R7 .1359 Cartwright Street

RecycleFest 2018

RecycleFest 2018 - Visit Trout Lake for a day of family fun with live music, free food, games, prizes, recycling, and more! A toonie BBQ lunch will be offered to support the Trout Lake Youth Group. Vegetarian and Vegan options available! Bring your broken or unwanted small appliances and power tools for recycling at Trout Lake and enjoy some of the day's activities, such as: BBQ Live Music from local artists Bouncy Castles Caricaturist Photo booth Popcorn Cotton candy Local vendors Arts & crafts Games and Prizes ...and much more! . ElectroRecycle. downtown

Women’s Voices in the Americas

Women’s Voices in the Americas - Women’s Voices in the Americas is a filmmakers’ panel that provides a different, intercultural perspective of the Americas told using women’s voices. This event uses works created by women as a starting point for dialogue and incorporates unique historical views showcasing cultures throughout the Americas from the point of view of women. Speakers include Ana Cruz Navarro (Mexico), Jill Sharpe (Canada), and Marilyn Norry (Canada). Wednesday, July 4 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 3B7 $10 Latincouver. 800 Robson Street

Flamenco, Tango, and Wine

Flamenco, Tango, and Wine - Thursday, July 5 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3R8 $30 in advance, $35 at the door The sights, sounds, and sips of Latin America come to Vancouver for one night only with Flamenco, Tango, and Wine in One Night, a celebration of Argentinian wine and award-winning entertainment presented by Latincouver. Join Argentina’s The Gabriel Palatchi Band and dancers from Vancouver’s Flamenco Rosario and Argentine Tango Lab for an authentic taste of flamenco and tango in an intimate setting, while indulging in a flight of Argentinian wines curated by an on-site sommelier. . Latincouver. 1218 Cartwright Street

Latin American Film Night

Latin American Film Night with VIFF - Tuesday, July 3 5:30 - 9:40 p.m. Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3M7 $13 each movie or $20 for double bill. Adults 19+ only Latincouver, in partnership with the Vancouver International Film Festival, is proud to present Latin American Film Night, a celebration of the Latin American film industry. Join us to see two films that represent our diverse culture and heritage. Enjoy the Duo Mara Coelho, who will play an acoustic set of the most authentic rhythms from Brazil such as Samba, Chorus, and Bossanova, an amazing preview with music. Adults 19+ only. . Latincouver. 1181 Seymour Street

Carnaval del Sol 2018

10th annual Carnaval del Sol - Saturday, July 7 - Sunday, July 8 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Concord Pacific, 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2R6 $2 donation for adults Super Pass $10 for adults Free for children under 12 and seniors The 10th annual Carnaval del Sol is the biggest Latin Festival in the Pacific Northwest. It consists of two days of live music, art, dance, sports, and poetry in celebration of Latin American culture. Carnaval del Sol is the finale to the week-long Latin American Week. Over 100,000 attendees are expected to attend and enjoy over 450 local and international performances, food vendors, arts and crafts displays, dance and culinary lessons, and a Latin American-inspired fashion show. . Latincouver. 88 Pacific Boulevard

Talking Stick Festival 2018

17th annual Talking Stick Festival - February 14-24, 2018 Various venues 604-683-0497 [email protected] Tickets $5-45, VIP Pass $60-90. Some events are pay what you can. With a desire to appeal to Indigenous and non-Indigenous attendees alike, the Talking Stick Festival’s programming focuses on the diversity of Visual Arts, Dance, Theatre, Music, Pow Wow, and Film in both traditional and contemporary formats. This year's theme is Schayilhen (S-ch-eye-yay-lh-un), which translates literally to "Salmon going up.” As a registered non-profit Society, Full Circle’s Talking Stick Festival began as a way to showcase and celebrate Indigenous art and performance to a wider audience. It is the premiere, multi-disciplinary Indigenous arts festival in North America.. Full Circle: First Nations Performance. downtown

Official Development Plan (ODP) 10-Year Review

January 13 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Official Development Plan (ODP) 10-Year Review. We're mid-way through the process to review and update the East Fraser Lands Official Development Plan. Learn more and help shape the future of this site.. Official Development Plan (ODP) 10-Year ReviewJoin us at the second round of open houses to see preliminary concept plans, provide feedback on early ideas, and talk to City staff and the proponent team about the project... Event Details. Location: 8683 Kerr St, Vancouver

Lion's Club Christmas Tree Recycling

January 6 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lion's Club Christmas Tree Recycling. Make recycling your Christmas tree a New Year tradition! In partnership with the Lion's Club, residents are invited to bring their live cut Christmas trees to one of the four locations listed below. Please remove all the tinsel and decorations from your tree. Donations of cash and non-perishable food items are welcome and will be distributed to local charities.. Event detailsBring your tree for chipping to one of the following locations:Kerrisdale Community Ice Rink parking lot (5670 East Boulevard, north of West 41st Ave.)Kitsilano Beach parking lot (Cornwall Ave. and Arbutus St.)Sunset Beach upper parking lot (Beach Ave. and Broughton St.)Trout Lake Community Centre parking lot (3360 Victoria Drive) Note: Please remove all decorations and tinsel... Event Details. Location: , Vancouver