Our 2nd year presenting a 5-day community festival and market supporting local artisans, artists, and performing artists with a focus on local Indigenous Peoples. We are also extending invitations to our non-Indigenous friends and neighbours in the inner-city to celebrate the creative talent and sharing and dialogue opportunities.
Aboriginal Life In Vancouver Enhancement (ALIVE) in partnership with W2 Community Media Arts Society and the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre are pleased to present the 2nd Annual Woodward’s Winter Aboriginal Market.
Supported by RayCam Community Centre, Vancouver Eastside Educational Enrichment Society, Simon Fraser University, Our Place, Inner-city Economic Strategy, Hastings Crossing BIA, BC Government & Services Employees Union, Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival (VIMAF), and City of Vancouver's Local Area Planning Process
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*subject to change
Each Day Dec 12-16:
Aboriginal Artisan Market, 11am-8pm
Urban Screens NFB Winter Film Classics, 8am-10pm on the Atrium’s video screens winter classics from the video vaults of the NFB.
Baking & Canning Workshops by Good Girl Bad Girls Preserves: Join Karen and Zoe in the cafe for hands-on edible fun!
$10-20 (sliding scale) for supplies and you get to leave with the delicious treats you make.
Day to Day Schedule:
Wednesday, Dec 12: Wednesday Dec 12 3-5pm Woodsquat: 10 Years Later - A Forum and discussion. A community assessment of the Woodsquat legacy and outcomes for Urban Indigenous people. Join for the report-back and discussion. Coffee/tea served, free.
Thursday, Dec 13: 8pm, An Intimate Winter Evening with George Leach & Inez & RedSoulBluez. Performing songs from his highly anticipated album "Surrender" at W2, his first concert in Vancouver in 2 years. Tickets: http://georgeleach.eventbrite.ca/
Friday, Dec 14: 2nd Annual Holiday Hustle, Doors 9:30pm
Some of Vancouver's most celebrated electronic musicians and bands come together for this Beatroute Magazine fundraiser for W2 Community Media Arts Society. Lots going on including photo booth, artisan market, with live musical performances
$15 advance, low-income DTES residnets receive discounted entry by calling 604-689-9896
Saturday, Dec 15: 7-9pm, "HipHop Bingo mixes your classic, beloved game of Bingo with the HipHop selections of Ostwelve.
Join us for an evening of fun while your host Ron Harris aka Ostwelve calls winning digits to musical stylings and hip-hop jams, both new and golds."
Sunday, Dec 16: VIMAF Children’s Program in the NFB Studio Cinema, 12-2pm; Community Carolling, 3-4pm with complimentary hot chocolate, cider and treats.