All Arts Events

Oct 21 Tue
Character Reference
To Oct 29
Bau-Xi Gallery
3045 Granville, Vancouver
photographic works by Virginia Mak
Oct 21 Tue
Christmas Market Preview
To Oct 28
Circle Craft Gallery
1–1666 Johnston, Granville Island, Vancouver
preview works by artists exhibiting at the annual Circle Craft Christmas Market; artists include Anne-Marie Chagnon, Allison and Josh Hill, Ken Fedoruk, Sophia Kim, Vinitha John, Alicia Niles, and Dorothée Rosen
Oct 22 Wed
Chrysanthemums & Maple Leaves Festival
Oct 22–Nov 3
various Metro Vancouver venues
The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra presents an event that celebrates Japanese music and explores interactions between Japanese and Canadian culture through educational events, workshops, chamber recitals, and orchestral concerts.
Oct 21 Tue
City As Site: Public Art in Richmond
To Oct 26
Richmond Art Gallery
7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, Richmond
public-art projects by Glen Andersen, Nicole Dextras, Janet Echelman, Jacqueline Metz and Nancy Chew, and Carlyn Yandle
Oct 21 Tue
City Life
To Nov 7
Ferry Building Gallery
1414 Argyle Ave., West Van, West Vancouver
multimedia works by Nancy Dean, Joanne Hastie, and Alfonso Tejada
Oct 21 Tue
Claiming Space
To Jan 4, 2015
Museum of Anthropology
6393 N.W. Marine Dr., UBC, Vancouver
through the work of over 20 young First Nations artists, the exhibition explores what it means to be an urban aboriginal youth
Oct 21 Tue
Cloudy Moment in American History
To Nov 22
The Apartment Gallery
119B E. Pender, Vancouver
solo exhibition of new work by Canadian artist Garry Neill Kennedy
Oct 21 Tue
Cocktails at Pam's
To Nov 15
Langley Playhouse
4307 200th St., Langley, Langley
The Langley Players present Canadian playwright Stewart Lemoine's comedy about a disastrous cocktail party hosted by an anxious hostess.
Oct 21 Tue
Conversations With My Mother
To Oct 25
Gateway Theatre
6500 Gilbert Rd., Richmond, Richmond
Katrina Dunn directs Stacy Kaser and Alison Kelly's comedic play about life, death, and making peace with it all.
Oct 21 Tue
Crossing Boundaries
To Oct 26
Gallery Gachet
88 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
Exhibition Runs September 13 until October 26 Gallery Hours are wed - sun, 12 - 6 pm Oppenheimer Park is pleased to present Crossing Boundaries, an exhibition showcasing artworks from Oppenheimer Park community. Included are paintings, drawings, print, sculptures, carvings, mixed media and video works.This year, the exhibition takes “crossing boundaries” as its focus with a variety of interpretations. Interpretations include but are not limited to: Oppenheimer Park artists would like to invite people who have never been to the Park, who are not familiar with the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood in crossing borders by joining the celebration and exploring the different reativities Our participating artists will also push their artistic boundaries to showcase their talent. As the neighbourhood faces change, some participating artists will manifest gentrification and displacement through their art. Some of our Oppenheimer Park community crossed life and death boundaries. Over 35 artists will be featured in the show and many of the works showcase their diverse interpretations of boundaries. In addition, the exhibition will unveil petite BONHOMME (little fellow), dozens of small paper mache dolls decorated and painted through community art workshops at Oppenheimer Park and Carnegie Community Centre. Curated by Carrie Campbell. The Oppenheimer Park Community Art Show began in 2008 in anticipation of the changes, challenges and loss in a pre-Olympic city. It presented an opportunity to recognize the existing neighbourhood, and its residents and members who play important and active roles in creating community by drawing on their history despite challenges and struggles. Oppenheimer Park is “one of the few green spaces in the area and one of the oldest surviving parks in the heart of the city”. It is often referred to as “the Backyard of the Downtown Eastside” and is also one of the few inclusive spaces left for people who are homeless, or living without adequate and safe housing. The Park hosts many programs, festivals and special events, and is the busiest park, per capita in the city. Oppenheimer Park is located in the DEOD (Downtown Eastside Oppenheimer District). The DEOD remains a resolute community of people upholding a vision of the Park as a place for art, education, recreation, health and healing. Thank You to our Funders, Sponsors, & Partners Gallery Gachet, City of Vancouver Great Beginnings Program, Homelessness Action Week, Carnegie Community Centre, Evelyne Saller Centre, UBC Learning Exchange, Old Spaghetti Factory, Firehall Arts Centre, SFU Woodward’s Cultural Programs, Sunrise Market, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Powell Street Festival Society More Information For more information, please contact Oppenheimer Park at 604-830-2544 or kazuho.yamamoto@vancouver.ca

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