All Arts Events

Sep 21 Sun
Vancouver Confidential
Sep 21, 6 pm
The Emerald
555 Gore, Vancouver
Launch of the John Belshaw-edited collection made by artists and writers who plumb the shadows of civic memory looking for the stories that don’t fit into mainstream narratives.
Sep 22 Mon
Art History Lectures
Sep 22, Sep 29, Oct 6, 7-9 pm
Ferry Building Gallery
1414 Argyle Ave., West Van, West Vancouver
Capilano University art historian Efrat El-Hanany discusses Caravaggio and violence and passion in the Baroque (Sep 22 & 29) and UBC art-history student Ivana Horacek discusses Giuseppe Arcimboldo and the art of transformation (Oct 6)
Sep 22 Mon
Tiny Homes on the Move slideshow & book signing
Sep 22, 7 pm
Alice MacKay Room
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia, Vancouver
California publisher/author/photographer Lloyd Kahn will present a slideshow and talk for his new book TINY HOMES ON THE MOVE featuring amazing stories and images of people living and travelling in boats, trailers, pick-up trucks, vans and buses adapted with ingenious and often beautifully designed quarters.
Sep 22 Mon
Vancouver is Ashes: The Great Fire of 1886
Sep 22, 7-8:30 pm
Alma VanDusen Room
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia, Vancouver
Author Lisa Anne Smith’s newest novel shares eyewitness accounts and investigates events of that pivotal day when a small clearing fire reduced Canada’s third-largest city to ash.
Sep 22 Mon
Writing for Kids
Sep 22, 7:30-9:30 pm
Renaissance Books
43 6th St., New Westminster
Writing group created for adult writers in any genre related to children and facilitated by Max Tell.
Sep 22 Mon
Writing for Kids
Sep 22, 7:30-9:30 pm
Writing group created for adult writers in any genre related to children and facilitated by Max Tell.
Sep 23 Tue
Eva Cassidy: How Can I Keep From Singing
Sep 23-27, 8 pm
Evergreen Cultural Centre
1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, Coquitlam
Musical tribute to late American musician Eva Cassidy features Vancouver vocalists Cayla Brooke and Tom Pickett and a four-piece band.
Sep 23 Tue
Every River Tells a Story
Sep 23–Dec 20
Surrey Museum
17710 56A Ave., Surrey, Surrey
people from past and present reflect on how Surrey’s rivers have shaped our identity
Sep 23 Tue
Hapa-palooza Festival: Pop-Up & Art Exhibit
Sep 23-28
thisopenspace
230 East Pender Street, Vancouver
Hyphen Art Exhibit Sep. 23-28, 12pm-6pm, Daily Party, Friday Sep. 26, 7pm-10pm Artist Talk, Saturday Sep. 27, 1pm Visit the 2014 Hapa-palooza Festival Headquarters open noon to 6pm daily for the Hyphen Art Exhibit featuring four talented Hapa artists, including work from acclaimed photographer Hana Pesut and Vancouver artists Jana Sasaki, Nargis Dhirani and Sunkosi Maya. Join us for a party on the evening of Friday September 26 to groove to hip Hapa DJ duo Spirit ANML, marvel at the Hyphen Art Exhibit, enjoy Hapa Tapas by Michael Tora Speier, meet Hapa-palooza organizers and check out festival swag. It’s like a full ‘Hapa’ goody bag. Come by on Sat. Sep. 27 at 1pm for an artist talk with participating artists.
Sep 23 Tue
New Poetry Launch
Sep 23, 7-9 pm
People's Co-op Bookstore
1391 Commercial, Vancouver
OUTSTANDING POET LISSA WOLSAK reads new work, joined by STEPHEN COLLIS. People's Coop Bookstore 1391 Commercial Drive. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE. Light snacks and beverages. Wolsak launches her Nomados book. info@nomados.org

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