Today on May 1st, Heartwood also celebrates International Workers' Day. We commemorate and continue to fight towards collective liberation across the borders of Turtle Island and beyond!
Let us know what you think!
What have been your experiences at Heartwood? We're taking a technological leap of faith and are delving into the world of social media and we'd love to know what your stories have been with us. Positive, negative, and everywhere beyond and in-between, please share your stories!
Here are a couple avenues for sharing:
Write a review about us on Yelp
Write a review about us UrbanSpoon
Like us on Facebook
Tag us on Instagram @heartwoodcc
Or just sprinkle on a #heartwoodcc in any of your social media stories about us!
Events at Heartwood
Thursday, May 8, 2014. 6:30pm – 10pm. Live Music: West Side Meets East Side.
West Side meets East Side: an evening of excellent music brought to you by some of Vancouver's West Sides finest featuring heart wrenching bluesy-folk tales from Leah Barley, sultry jazz piano by Laura Reznek, and epic psychedelic guitar endeavors from Samuel Romero. Event by donation (suggested $10).
Friday, May 9, 2014. 7pm – 10pm. Music & Words II with Gavin Kade, Dia Davina & Special Guests.
Spoken word artist Dia Davina and singer/songwriter, Gavin Kade, and guests come together in an exciting new collaboration of music and words. Come share a night of speaking (up) about breaking binaries and building connection in all its forms.
Saturday, May 10, 2014. 6pm – 10pm. Board Games Are So Gay!
Come down to our LGBTQ-centred community living room and join us for a laid back night of good old fashion board games. Choose from our collection of games or bring your own! See old friends and meet new ones! Open to all ages and all genders, including allies!
Friday, May 16, 2014. 7pm – 10pm. GAB Youth’s Spring Cabaret.
GAB Youth, Qmunity: BC's queer resource centre, flaunts another night of talented queer, trans, and gender non-conforming youth!
Saturday, May 17, 2014. 7pm – 10pm. International Day Against Homophobia with Rainbow Refugee.
Rainbow Refugee commemorates the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) through an evening of participatory theatre and storytelling lead by LGBTQI artists and queer refugees. Together we will create a space for dialogue on IDAHO and its significance with LGBTQI migrants and refugees.
Sunday, May 18, 2014. 12:30pm – 2:30pm. Vancouver Reclaiming Witchcraft: Chat & Chew (front room).
Join in for an informal discussion about the Reclaiming tradition of WitchCraft while enjoying our delicious eats. All are welcome. Please refrain from wearing scented products. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, May 22, 2014. 7pm – 9pm. Café Rebelde: Community Film Screening & Discussion
Café Rebelde hosts a night of short documentaries and discussion addressing issues on environment, social justice, capitalism, and oppression in various forms of media.
Friday, May 30, 2014. 7pm – 10pm. Trivia Night at Heartwood!
Bring a team and play 4 rounds of trivia. Prizes for best joke answers, best team name, and for the trivia winners!
Saturday, May 31, 2014. 7pm – 10pm. Live Music: Percheron with Special Guests
A seven-piece lonesome country band from East Vancouver serenades Heartwood with special guest acts.
Looking for a learning opportunity to share your stories and build community? Enter: The Story We Be. Now on its second run, The Story We Be are intergenerational writing and performance intensives to hone the craft and power of storytelling across genre for transformative change and collective healing. Applications are open for submission until Friday, May 16th. For more information, contact mia amir, Director and Co-Facilitator of The Story We Be, at email@example.com.