Hip Hapa and Happening… Sep 21 +

Hip Hapa and Happening… Sep 21 +

Here's my weekend plans….

Friday Sep 21, (repeats Sep 22)
Triaspora at the Chan Centre
Dance, Music and multimedia telling of Chinese Canadian history, through the elemental themes of Fire, Air and Water.  Featuring Orchid Ensemble, Moving Dragon Dance

Saturday, Sep 22
private function annual Scotch Tasting fundraiser.
(by invitation only)
The hosts are a married couple, He is of Scottish descent and she is of Chinese descent.  She is well known in the community and has worn a tartan at my Gung Haggis Fat Choy dinner.  Last year, I performed at this private fundraiser with my accordion… a few of the songs I do for Gung Haggis Fat Choy events such as Loch Lomand, When Asian Eyes Are Smiling… and The Haggis Rap.
They LOVED me… and so… I have been invited to return.

Sunday, Sep 23
Gung Haggis Fat Choy dragon boat team
Dragon Zone docks and clubhouse (just south of Science World)
We are training paddlers now for the Sep 30th UBC Day of the Long Boats event and the Oct 6 Fort Langley Cranberry Festival Canoe Regatta.
3:00 – Voyageur Canoe Orientation at Jericho Paddling and Sailing Centre

Sunday Sep 23
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
Vancouver Recital Society
Chan Centre, UBC

Maori folk songs and the best of classical voice and opera singing.  I first saw Kiri Te Kanawa perform in 1986, the weekend that Princess Diana and Prince Charles came to Vancouver.  Okay… it wasn't the same night.  But the event was still magic.  She is a wonderful singer… and better looking than Pavarotti.  Her last Vancouver performance was 1993 at Deer Lake.  More tickets now available with the move from the Orpheum Theatre to two nights at the Chan Centre.  Here is last night's review from the Vancouver Sun:

Kiri te Kanawa

Kiri Te Kanawa builds to glorious concert ending

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