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Vancouver Mysteries’ Halloween Mystery Nights

This is an exciting and unique annual Halloween event where teams of 2-6 players will compete against one another and try to solve a mystery on the streets of downtown Vancouver. This year you have 3 games to choose from; spy thriller Secret Mission , detective challenge Crime in Downtown, or superhero adventure Heroes & Villains. HOW IT WORKS: Maximum size per team - 6 players Sign up to compete against other teams for the top score. $35 per player (plus GST). Each team gets a kit with a map, clues, artifacts, tools (and maybe some Halloween candy?!) If you've played an escape room game before you already know what to do – you book your game online and then show up at the address provided to play. The main difference is that Vancouver Mysteries […]

Take Flight 2021

Online

AN ONLINE BENEFIT AND FESTIVAL LAUNCH EVENT Celebrate 25 years of art creation at the Culture Crawl’s 2021 fundraiser and festival launch! The Eastside Arts Society is pleased to announce our 2021 version of Take Flight, the official launch and fundraiser for the Eastside Culture Crawl. This year’s event features an online silent auction, as well as the return of our wildly popular Art Roulette. In response to current COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s event will take place on online platforms. SILENT AUCTION Our Silent Auction features an amazing array of items including: a one week stay at Seclusion Bay Resort, Burrowing Owl Winery double magnum, Fluevog Shoes gift card, art workshops from Culture Crawl artists, plus many more! Check out the whole collection of fabulous items and get bidding! The auction closes November 6th at midnight. ART ROULETTE $375 […]

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Piano Burning

Mountain View Cemetery 5455 Fraser St, Vancouver

Rising from the ashes of this summer's fire ban, QAF and Full Circle: First Nations Performance will reignite our Piano Burning event on Sunday, October 24 at Mountain View Cemetery. Curated by SD Holman and Margo Kane, Annea Lockwood's infamous work. QAF veteran Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa performs a piano as it burns to ashes. This is re-envisioned through the lens of historically banned First Nations fire ceremonies and contemporary global warming of unprecedented levels. Margo Kane and Full Circle: First Nations Performance ground this event with cultural knowledge and a focus on Two-Spirit artists. Sempúlyan will speak about the spiritual role of fire to communicate with ancestors, while Russell Wallace has composed a new piece for the occasion. Designer Evan Ducharme, who created Iwaasa's fire-proof ball gown; and Squamish Nation councillor Orene Askew (aka DJ […]

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Mass Reincarnation of Wish Fragments Art Exhibition

SUM Gallery 268 Keefer Street, Vancouver

Eva Wong and Naoko Fukumaru's collaboration brings together the traditional Japanese practices of Origami. This collaboration tells a tale of queer transformation in this unique art exhibition. This art exhibition will showcase 1000 Origami butterflies, made by community members from our Butterfly Workshops. Witness as it bursts out of a Kintsugi cocoon. The written wishes of our art exhibition workshop participants will be hidden within the folds of each butterfly. Each wish will be carried away to be answered by the gods. Kintsugi, long considered a metaphor for the embracing of one's imperfections, is the art of repairing broken pottery by mending the cracks with gold. Paired with the butterfly's story of transformation, this art exhibition reflects themes that are common in 2SLGBTQ+ culture, especially the transgender experience. The gallery will be open 12-6pm, Tue […]

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