360 Riot Walk: Guided Tour 2024

360 Riot Walk

360 Riot Walk: July and August Guided Tours Buy Tickets | チケット発売中 Dates: Saturday, July 27 Sunday, July 28 Saturday, August 3 Sunday, August 4 Time: 11:30am – 2pmFee: $20 General, $15 Student/Senior 日付: 7月27日(土曜) 7月28日(日曜) 8月3日(土曜) 8月4日(日曜) 時間:午前11:30時〜午後2時参加料:一般20ドル、学生・シニア15ドル About 360 Riot Walk 360ライオットウォークについて About 360 Riot Walk 360 Riot Walk is an interactive walking … Read more

Join our 2024 Annual General Meeting!

The Powell Street Festival Society’s Annual General Meeting will take place online via Zoom this year, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 6:30 PM Pacific Time.  Please register through our Eventbrite link to receive your AGM package and Zoom Link.  Register Here Please note that Katari Taiko’s AGM starts at 7:00 pm, so please plan to remain in the session to support them, too.  … Read more

paueru gaizette No. 5

Paueru Gaizette 005 Begin again cover image Powell Street Festival Zine

paueru gaizette no. 5 Read this edition The next edition of the paueru gaizette invites you to Begin Again “As both a place of joy and grief, as something we must do after loss, and something we can always do.” writes guest curator, and JC Cohort alumni, Anaïs Peterson. From poems, puzzles, and collage, to … Read more

paueru gaizette No. 4

Paueru Gaizette 005 Begin again cover image

paueru gaizette no. 4 Read this edition After a brief hiatus, the paueru gaizette zine is back with another issue, “sounds like home”.  What sounds like home to you? “For myself, having grown up around a big extended family, I think about people gathering in the kitchen at my grandparents’ house. Working together to cook … Read more

Catching Up with Volunteers at Godzilla

Catching Up with Volunteers at Godzilla Written by Vanessa Matsubara, 2022-2023 Powell Street Festival production staff  This October, Powell Street Festival Society (PSFS) partnered with The Cinematheque to present Godzilla: King of Kaiju, a Halloween season film series saluting the epic reign of the kaiju king. We were glad to see the pop culture icon … Read more

On Difficult and Necessary Conversations

On Difficult and Necessary Conversations: An Update on Powell Street Festival Fall Programming This is a new kind of update, for Powell Street Festival Society (PSFS). It is shaped by the increasingly volatile times through which we are living. We summarize the ‘takeaways’ of our update in the paragraph below, but encourage you to read … Read more

Rita Ueda, I Have My Mother’s Eyes, and Art as Community-Building and Healing

Rita Ueda, I Have My Mother’s Eyes and art as community-building and healing Vancouver composer Rita Ueda presents the world premiere of I Have My Mother’s Eyes: A Holocaust Memoir Across Generation chamber opera at the Norman Rockwell Theatre on November 18 and 19, 2023 at 8:00 pm. Celebrated as a composer whose “poetic is often very delicate and … Read more

Behind Minori Harvest: The Butternut Squash Miso Soup Recipe

Behind Minori Harvest: The Butternut Squash Miso Soup Recipe In anticipation of this year’s Minori Harvest event on Sunday, November 5th at Oppenheimer Park, we would like to share our recipe for our delicious butternut squash miso soup. With the help of our volunteers, we prepare and distribute 300 servings of this soup every year as … Read more

paueru gaizette No. 3

paueru gaizette no. 3 Read this edition Check out the third edition of the paueru gaizette, created by members of our Advocacy and Outreach Committee! This edition’s theme is “generations,” and includes reflections on “…our hope, our responsibility, and our continuum between the old and the new.” Inside, you will find poems connecting us to our ancestors, … Read more

Tanabata Star Show (August 4)

Tanabata Star Show Buy Tickets | チケット発売中 Dates: Friday, August 4, 7pm – 8pm Location: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Event Fee: $19.75 | Tickets Available through Space Centre Website 日付:8月4日、金曜日、午後7時〜8時 場所: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre 参加料: 19.75ドル | Space CentreのWebサイトにてチケット発売中 Tanabata Star Show 七夕スターショー Tanabata Star Show Come learn about Tanabata and its associated constellations at … Read more

Posh Ball 2023 (July 28 & 29), sponsored by Powell Street Festival Society

Posh Ball 2023, sponsored by PSFS Buy Tickets | チケット発売中 Dates: Friday, Jul 28 – Saturday, Jul 29, 5:00pm – 3:00am Location: D/6 Bar & Lounge Event Fee: $20 – $60 | Tickets Available through Eventbrite* (link above) 日付:7月28日、金曜日、7月29日、土曜日、午後5時〜翌午前3時 場所: D/6 Bar & Lounge 参加料: 20ドル〜60ドル | Eventbriteにてチケット発売中 ※ Posh Ball 2023 ポッシュ・ボール2023(パウエル祭協会後援) Posh Ball … Read more

Omamori Workshop at Oppenheimer Park (July 26)

Omamori Workshop at Oppenheimer Park (July 26) Join us on Wednesday, July 26 from 1pm to 2pm at Oppenheimer Park for a free workshop on making Omamori! Lead by instructor Midori Ueno, the workshop is about making community-well-wishing charms in preparation for the Festival weekend. Join us in writing good wishes, adding auspicious gems and … Read more

Paueru Mashup Dance: Weekly July Lessons

Paueru Mashup Dance Lessons 2023 Join us this summer for in-person Paueru Mashup Dance lessons at Oppenheimer Park. The Paueru Mashup is a community dance that is accessible for all ages and abilities across the country. No dance experience necessary. Free, weekly lessons every Tuesday in July (4th, 11th, 18th and 25th) from 3pm-4:30pm at Oppenheimer … Read more

Sumo Beginner Workshop (June 4, 2023)

Sumo Beginner Workshop for Adults Register Here Come learn the basic rules and techniques of sumo wrestling and participate in an optional mini-tournament! Join us for this free, all-ages event. No sumo experience necessary. Date: Sunday, June 4, 2023 Time: 1:00-3:30pm (please arrive 10 minutes before the event begins) Location: Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall (487 Alexander St., … Read more

Fuki no Mizu フキの水

Fuki no Mizu フキの水 See this year’s design project at Powell Street Festival! Previous Next Designed in partnership with the Powell Street Festival Society (PSFS),  Fuki no Mizu フキの水  celebrates Japanese Canadian culture and addresses water inequalities amongst communities in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES). The installation is a set of interactive pavilions that honours the longstanding relationship the Japanese-Canadian community … Read more

Sumo Beginner Workshop (July 10)

Sumo Beginner Workshop Come learn the basic rules and techniques of sumo wrestling and participate in an optional mini-tournament! Join us for this free, all-ages event. No sumo experience necessary.  Date: Sunday, July 10, 2022Time: 1:30-4:00pm (doors open at 1:00pm)Location: Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall (487 Alexander St., 5th floor) Please wear comfortable, loose-fitting … Read more

Paueru Mashup Dance: Weekly In-Person Lessons (July)

Paueru Mashup Dance Lessons: July 2023 Join us this summer for in-person Paueru Mashup Dance lessons at Oppenheimer Park. The Paueru Mashup is a community dance that is accessible for all ages and abilities across the country. No dance experience necessary. Free, weekly lessons every Tuesdays in July (4th, 11th, 18th and 25th) from 3pm-4:30pm … Read more

Paueru Mashup Dance: Biweekly In-Person Lessons at Seymour Elementary School (July)

Paueru Mashup Dance – Seymour Elementary School Lessons 2022 The Paueru Mashup is a community dance that is accessible for all ages and abilities across the country. No dance experience necessary! Registration Recommended – Please register through Eventbrite – meet at Seymour Elementary School- 1130 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1Z3 We’ll have skilled dance instructors … Read more

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