Hip, Hapa and Interculturally Happening – Nov 24 to 30
Lots of stuff happening this weekend!
2006 Culture CrawlNOV 24: 5PM – 10PM NOV 25/26: 11AM – 6PM
Eastside Culture Crawl is an annual three day visual arts festival.
This event involves artists who work on the east side of Vancouver, BC,
Canada in an area bounded by Main Street to Commercial Drive and from
First Avenue north to the waterfront. On this site you find complete
information about the event, including a printable map and a list of
our participating artists. Artists for 2006: Go to artist registration
at top of page for printable entry form or contact the representative
for your building for details and an entry form.
Cuatro Vientos” is considered to be the company’s most prestigious and
original show to date, as well as being their first production that is
based on a non-Spanish subject. Joining acclaimed Artistic director
Rosario Ancer and Musical Director Victor Kolstee on the stage will be
renowned Dancer/Choreographer Mariano Cruceta (from Madrid), Flamenco
Guitarist/Composer Carolina Plante (based in Madrid), dancer Carmen de
Torres (from Sevilla), Gypsy singer Antonio de Jerez, Guest
dancers/choreographers Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi and
Flamenco Rosario Members; Mariko Aramaki, Denise Canso, Alice
Gerbrecht, Afifa Lahbabi Moxness, Kara Miranda and Veronica Stewart.
Head Tax Redress: Inside Outside
– 1st anniversary of Nov.26th protest.
Here's the latest from the Head Tax Families Society planning the anniversary of last year's
pivotal moment when Head Tax Redress became an important election issue for the 2006
Federal election. Here's my article from last year's important event:
Chinese Head Tax: Protest in Vancouver Chinatown
When: 11:00am Saturday, November 25, 2006
Where: Chinese Cultural Center - Dr. David Lam Hall
50 East Pender Street, Vancouver
New Democrat and Liberal MP's to Mark Redress with Head Tax Families:
Jack Layton and Ujjal Dosanjh to Observe Seminal Redress Turnaround
The Head Tax Families Society of Canada (HTFSC) hosts Jack Layton, Leader of
the federal New Democrats, and Ujjal Dosanjh, former Liberal cabinet minister and
B. C. premier, will observe the turnaround of the Chinese head tax/exclusion redress
struggle at a public forum. Invitees included the Leaders and Greater
Vancouver Members of Parliament of the four parties represented in the
House of Commons, the Leaders of parties and Members of the B. C.'s
legislature and elected officials from the three parties represented
at Vancouver city council.
Tandava for CBC Radio
th at 3PM.
Canadian Memorial Centre for Peace
(Burrard and 15th Ave.) with guests Indian vocalist Sunita Bapooji &
bassist Tommy Babin. This is the closing concert of the week-long event “Sacred Spaces, Sacred Places¨, produced by CBC Radio and Radio Canada. Please call CBC to reserve free tickets. The RSVP line is 604.662.6600.
NO LUCK CLUB: PROSPERITY RELEASE PARTY
Saturday – Nov. 25
Media Club – 695 Cambie
Doors @ 8pm, $8
The No Luck Club returns to Vancouver, after a cross-Canada tour, for a homecoming cd release party.
Known as an edgy instrumental hip hop band – It was almost a year ago
this time, when Trevor Chan and the No Luck Club released a mash up
exploring the Chinese head tax and racial discrimination. Check
out my article about the Globe & Mail article with links: “Head-tax Hip Hop” features …
November 25, 28, 30 and Dec 2,
All performances 7:30 pm | Queen Elizabeth Theatre
The Shakespearean English classic theatre play about a Scottish King, turned into an opera sung in Italian.
More than 3 witches… in fact a chorus of witches! But will
anybody be wearing kilts? I will be wearing my kilt on Tuesday
night, after attending a British Consulate reception for a visiting
Scottish Parliamentarian… See you there!