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Spring BAZAAR at the VJLS

Super family friendly fun! The Vancouver Japanese Language School (VJLS) is having their annual Spring Bazaar! It will take place on Sunday, March 1. It is two days before Hina Matsuri (Girl’s Day or Doll Festival) and there will be displays of hina ningyo, ornamental dolls. Celebrate your children’s healthy growth with some festive food! There … Read more

Spatial Poetics XIII: WeMix

Spatial Poetics XIII: WeMix Thursday, July 3, 8pm 303 East 8th Avenue in the Luxe Hall, Vancouver Entry by suggested donation: $5 – $20 Featuring: KUH DEL ROSARIO with RYAN ROMERO PATRICK CRUZ with FRANCO MARAVILLA, MIGUEL MARAVILLA, CHARITY CRUZ & MICHELLE LUI KAGAN GOH with SALOME NIETO & NICHOLAS EPPERSON Spatial Poetics, an evening … Read more

Sake Social 2013 • Sat, Jun 1st

7 to 10pm. Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden (578 Carrall Street, Vancouver). Spend a delightful summer evening learning about the smooth, cool taste of Japanese rice wine while lounging outdoors at the beautiful courtyard …

HENKO

WHAT IS HENKŌ? View the Site HENKŌ launched at Powell Street Festival 2012. HENKŌ takes the renga – a Japanese collaborative poem – and opens it to 21st century possibilities. HENKŌ participation is open to all website visitors. This means you. The renga is a collaborative form that has existed in Japan for many hundreds … Read more

Surrogate Valentine • November 6, 2011

Co-presenting Western Canadian Premiere, Surrogate Valentine, on Sunday, November 6, 7:30pm, Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas. DIRECTOR: Dave Boyle, WRITERS: Dave Boyle, Joel Clark, Goh Nakamura, …

Open Doors Project

In collaboration with the Japanese Canadian National Museum (JCNM) and funded under the City of Vancouver’s Great Beginnings Project, the Powell Street Festival presents the Open Doors Project. Designed by interdisciplinary artist, Cindy Mochizuki, the series of 16 historical panels are designed to tell a non-linear graphic memoir of Powell Street. Each design draws on … Read more

Lost and Found

The Lost and Found website is the second half of a collaborative project produced by Powell Street Festival (PSFS) and Access Artist Run Centre (VAARC) in 2006. Lost and Found was originally a group exhibition featuring the work of Judy Chartrand, Wayde Compton and Haruko Okano. Through an artistic residency with the PSFS and VAARC the three … Read more