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980 CKNW and Global BC Support Vancouver Short Film Festival 2021
Click to open 980 CKNW and Global BC Support Vancouver Short Film Festival 2021 Jan 22 - Jan 24

The 11th annual Vancouver Short Film Festival is launching online via Eventival Virtual from January 22—24, 2021. Join us for three days of the best short films BC has to offer! Film Programmes will also be available up to 7 days after their weekend premiere. About VSFF: The Vancouver Short Film Festival (VSFF) is committed… Full details 

How Technology has changed Sexuality, Sexual Abuse and Sexual Offending – Staying Safe Online
Click to open How Technology has changed Sexuality, Sexual Abuse and Sexual Offending – Staying Safe Online Jan 26

This FREE webinar is for parents, grandparents, and teachers regarding how to keep their children safe while online. With CoVid 19, our children are at home more, not meeting up with friends, and therefore on their devices more and exposed to dangers online. Subjects covered: -How pornography changed when it went online and it’s effects… Full details 

Whose Chinatown? Examining Chinatown Gazes in Art, Archives, and Collections
Click to open Whose Chinatown? Examining Chinatown Gazes in Art, Archives, and Collections Jan 29 - May 1

Guest Curator: Karen Tam “Whose Chinatown? Examining Chinatown Gazes in Art, Archives, and Collections,” brings together an art history of Chinatowns and their communities by historical and contemporary Canadian artists such Emily Carr, Unity Bainbridge, Yucho Chow, Fred Herzog, Paul Wong, Mary Sui Yee Wong, Morris Lum, and aiya哎呀, among others. Drawing from private collections… Full details 

Coldsnap – the prince george winter music festival 2021
Click to open Coldsnap – the prince george winter music festival 2021 Jan 29 - Feb 6

Coldsnap 2021 Coldstream (a livestream festival) The Coldsnap elves have been hard at work assembling an amazing roster of artists that will perform live in Prince George from January 29 to February 6, 2021. We will present two artists per night, starting at 7:30 pm PST, while our Coldsnap for Kids concert on Sunday, January… Full details 

St. Brigid’s Festival Vancouver
Click to open St. Brigid’s Festival Vancouver Jan 31 - Feb 7

St. Brigid’s Festival Vancouver is a week-long online free festival featuring academic, cultural and wellness sessions dedicated to celebrating women through the medium of Ireland’s mythical matriarchal figure Brigid. Despite Brigid’s origins in mythology and religion, this festival is non-religious. All are welcome. Festival Director Maura De Freitas said, “St. Brigid’s Festival Vancouver is an… Full details 

A Future for Memory: Art and Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake, February 11 to September 5, 2021
Click to open A Future for Memory: Art and Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake, February 11 to September 5, 2021 Feb 5 - Sep 11

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC announces the powerful group exhibition A Future for Memory: Art and Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake, February 11 to September 5, 2021. The exhibition coincides with the 10th anniversary of the 2011 triple disaster that saw a 9.0 magnitude earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown hit the… Full details 

Wild Salmon
Click to open Wild Salmon Feb 10

Wild Salmon Wednesday, February 10, 2021. 10:00 am to 11:00 am Take a virtual adventure with Take a Stand: Youth for Conservation. Explore the pristine forests, oceans and coastline of the Great Bear Rainforest and Sea of British Columbia, and learn about our vital foundation species – wild salmon. Come full circle to the city… Full details 

Magos Herrera and Brooklyn Rider
Click to open Magos Herrera and Brooklyn Rider Feb 12 - May 31

One of contemporary Latin music’s most expressive voices, Magos Herrera joins forces with the dizzyingly eclectic string quartet Brooklyn Rider—violinists Johnny Gandelsman and Colin Jacobsen, violist Nicholas Cords, cellist Michael Nicolas, and percussionist Mathias Kunzli—for Dreamers, a project that celebrates music as a political act by imaginatively reinterpreting gems from the Ibero-American songbook alongside new… Full details 

Resurrecting Dead Fairy Tales: An Online Lecture and Q&A with Folklorist Jack Zipes
Click to open Resurrecting Dead Fairy Tales: An Online Lecture and Q&A with Folklorist Jack Zipes Feb 17

In a FREE Facebook Watch online event created for youth audiences, renown folklore and preeminent fairy tale expert Jack Zipes will exhume and examine the importance of little-known tales from the first half of the twentieth century. With the goal of, as he describes it “unburying and reinvigorating dead fairy tales and their creators”, the… Full details 

Heritage Week 2021: Urban Sketching Workshop
Click to open Heritage Week 2021: Urban Sketching Workshop Feb 18

Learn how to sketch with confidence with Emma FitzGerald, author and illustrator of Hand Drawn Vancouver. Explore how drawings can be a prompt for storytelling and get inspired to go outside to sketch your favourite neighbourhood spots or local heritage buildings and places! Emma will also share tips for drawing on location, including intimidating architecture. Full details 

Shane Koyczan
Click to open Shane Koyczan Mar 12 - May 31

Uplifting, crushing, transcendent, and human. The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC presents Shane Koyczan in a digital production, available online from March 12, 2021. Arguably Canada’s best-known spoken word artist, Koyczan’s performances combine electric narratives and spellbinding stage presence. Wherever he puts his seemingly boundless energy, Koyczan “is at the heart of… Full details