2024 Vancouver Basho: Amateur Sumo Exhibition

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2024 Vancouver Basho: Amateur Sumo Exhibition Designed by Kayla Isomura Sunday, June 9th, 2024 | 1:00 – 5:00 pm | Templeton Secondary School, VancouverTickets: $15-30, sliding scale. $5 for children under 12Available online until June 5 with limited availability at the door Buy Tickets Now Join us on Sunday, June 9, 2024 for an amateur … Read more

DOXA 2024

DOXA 2024

DOXA 2024 Between Pictures: The Lens of Tamio Wakayama | Sunday, May 5th at 4:15pm | The Cinematheque Powell Street Festival Society is proud to be a Community Partner of the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. DOXA will be screening three Japanese Canadian and Japanese films this month: Between Pictures: The Lens of Tamio Wakayama Black … Read more

Drumming Up Spirit: Tzo’kam and Sawagi Taiko in concert at the Annex

Drumming Up Spirit: Tzo'kam and Sawagi Taiko in concert at the Annex

Drumming Up Spirit Featuring Sawagi Taiko and Tzo’kam Sunday, May 12, 2024 | Doors: 1PM, Show: 2PM The Annex | 823 Seymour Street, Vancouver Sliding-scale tickets $20/ $25/ $30 ($15 for children 12 and under) Buy Now! Vancouver Independent Music Centre Society (VIM), in association with the Powell Street Festival Society, is excited to announce … Read more

Hanami: Cherry Blossom Picnic 2024

Sunday, April 14th, 2024 | 12:30PM-3:00PM Oppenheimer Park Free Event Join PSFS under the spring cherry blossoms for a taiko performance, Japanese craft making, and a hot meal of Japanese curry rice. Fold your hopes and wishes into paper craft cherry blossoms and create rainy weather wards, called teru teru bozu! All materials provided. Lunch … Read more

Dance Experiment

Aretha Aoki crawling across stage with a child on her back.

Dance Experiment Photo credit: Still from video by Colin Kelley Saturday, March 9Morrow | 910 Richards St., VancouverFREE Dance and Improvisation Workshop| Register Now! Dance Experiment is a free workshop for movers and choreographers informed loosely by the multidisciplinary dance project, IzumonookunI by Aretha Aoki and Ryan MacDonald. Aoki will lead participants in a warmup and exercises for … Read more

Visioning Paueru Gai: Public Spaces in the Powell Street Neighbourhood

Saturday, November 25 |  10am-4pm Vancouver Buddhist Temple | 220 Jackson Ave. Free community event Register Here English 日本語版 繁體中文 简体中文 English ASL, Japanese, Cantonese & Mandarin interpretation available. Bringing together artists, urban planners, community organizers, architects, landscape architects, and members of the Japanese Canadian (JC), Indigenous, and Downtown Eastside communities, this event seeks to … Read more

Minori (実り) Harvest Event 2023

Sunday, November 5 |  Lunch from 12:30 PM, art workshop from 1:00 PM Oppenheimer Park | 488 Powell St. at Jackson Ave. Free community event We hope you’ll join us for a meal of butternut squash miso soup, plus arts and crafts at Minori (実り) Harvest in Oppenheimer Park, hosted by the Advocacy and Outreach Committee! This … Read more

Godzilla: King of Kaiju Series at The Cinematheque

October 26 – October 31 The Cinematheque | 1131 Howe St., Vancouver Tickets $10~ | Buy Now! Powell Street Festival Society is proud to partner with The Cinematheque to present Godzilla: King of Kaiju, a Halloween season series saluting the epic reign of the kaiju king. This monster-sized, all-ages series draws from the earliest and most … Read more

15th Annual Asahi Tribute Game

Register Here Date: Saturday, August 19, 10am sign-up | 10:30am games begin Location: Oppenheimer Park Free, Drop-in Event 日付:8月19日、土曜日、10時チーム受付開始|10時30分試合開始 場所:オッペンハイマー公園 無料、ドロップイン・イベント Drop-in for our 15th annual Vancouver Asahi Tribute Game! 今年で15回目となるバンクーバー朝日トリビュートゲームに、ぜひお立ち寄りください! Drop-in for our 15th annual Vancouver Asahi Tribute Game! Come play a game of ball as we commemorate the historic Vancouver Asahi: the legendary … 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

360 Riot Walk: Guided Tour (July 29 & 30)

360 Riot Walk: July Guided Tours Buy Tickets | チケット発売中 Dates: Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30 (11:30am – 2pm) Fee: $20 General, $15 Student/Senior 日付:7月29日(土曜)&7月30日(日曜)、午前11:30時〜午後2時 参加料: 20ドル  一般 、15ドル 学生・高齢者 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 tour that utilizes 360 video technology to … 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

おやすみ (Oyasumi): A Collection of Japanese Canadian Short Films

Thursday, May 25 2023 | 7:00 PM The Cinematheque | 1131 Howe St., Vancouver Tickets $14 | Buy Now! Powell Street Festival Society is proud to join the Cinematheque in co-presenting おやすみ (Oyasumi), a special evening featuring 12 Japanese Canadian short films curated by Natalie Murao. This screening will be followed by a Q&A with … Read more

Hanami: Cherry Blossom Picnic 2023

Sunday, April 2nd, 2023 12:30 PM Oppenheimer Park Free Event Join PSFS and our Advocacy and Outreach Committee under the spring cherry blossoms for a hot meal of Japanese curry rice and a community art project of cherry blossom wish making. Fold your hopes and wishes into paper craft cherry blossoms and take part in … Read more

Finding Her Beat

Saturday February 18, 2023 Noon to 6:00 PM SFU Woodward’s Free & ticketed events Buy Film Tickets Join Powell Street Festival Society for a day of femme Taiko on Saturday, February 18th, 2023! Begin the day with a 30-minute free public Taiko performance at 12:00 noon by Vancouver’s Sawagi Taiko, the first all-women Taiko group … Read more

Setsubun

February 5, 2023 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM Oppenheimer Park, 488 Powell St. FREE Event Join us for Taiko and more alongside elder Veronica’s Sacred Fire, followed by a Paueru Mashup Lesson and community dance, complete with special appearances and a community meal of Japanese Curry Rice and hot apple cider. Now at Oppenheimer Park, … Read more

Minori (実り) Harvest Event 2022

Sunday, November 13, 2022. Lunch at 12:30 PM, arts & crafts from 1:00 PM Oppenheimer Park, 488 Powell St. at Jackson Ave. Free community event We hope you’ll join us for a meal of butternut squash miso soup, plus arts and crafts at Minori (実り) Harvest in Oppenheimer Park! Hosted by the Advocacy and Outreach … Read more

Kyōdai

An interplay of home videos and music from the Japanese Canadian Community December 3, 2022 at 7:30 PM (Doors 7:00 PM) The Fox Cabaret 2321 Main St. at 7th Ave., Vancouver LIVE Online Tickets: Sliding-Scale from $18 (plus processing fees). Buy Now Witness Japanese Canadian musicians Jason de Couto, Prince Shima, and Āza Nabuko in … Read more

Road Work: Street Photography from the 70s & 80s

Sunday, May 29, 2022 | 2:00 PM (Doors 1:30) The Cinematheque | 1131 Howe St., Vancouver, BCTickets $10-25 (Sliding scale), reduced capacity. Purchase belowASL Interpretation available Based on the self-published photography book of the same name, Soone takes us through New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area, Vancouver, and Paris in the 1970s and … Read more

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