Meet Rowboat Creative!
We are the luckiest ducks to announce that we're working with the brilliantly imaginative Rowboat Creative on a new logo for Heartwood! Check them out if you're looking for an agency who puts community at the forefront of communications, digital storytelling, and brand development.
Art Exhibit: Bert Monterona AuctionIf you’ve visited Heartwood this past month, you’ve likely have seen the inescapably beautiful artwork of Bert Monterona. His exhibit will be exhibiting at Heartwood until the end of September. Bert will be auctioning his pieces at Heartwood throughout the remainder of his exhibit. For more information and to make a bid, please visit the cafe!
We're excited to announce that Heartwood has collaborated with 3 magical organizers to bring regular programming to Heartwood! This month Jess Latty (awesome local DJ, ManyBothans) and Wilas Smoodwith bring the bimonthly Trivia Nights (September 12th)! We've also partnered with Van City Royalty Productions to bring bimonthly live music (October 25th).
- Thursday, September 11, 2014. 6:30pm – 10pm. Gavin Kade and Special Guests.
Gavin Kade accompanied by François Mr. Happy will perform a unique set to kick into the beginning of autumn months, with special guest Mandie Bumble on her ukulele opening! Sliding scale $6-10 recommended, no one turned away for lack of funds.
- Friday, September 12, 2014. 7pm – 10pm. Trivia Night III: Back to School.
Come play trivia with us! Your hosts Jess Latty and Wilas Smoodwith (aka Silas) will preside over a fun quiz time with a little something for lots of folks. It’s a team game, so bring your friends! Heartwood Cafe has lots of good food with vegan, vegetarian, and meat options (as well as gluten free stuff!), and lots of drink options including some cheaply-priced local beer!
- Friday, September 13, 2014. 6:30pm – 10pm. A night of Art with Artquake: Annual General Meeting.
You are invited to ArtQuake's Arts Social for a night of socializing, art making, fun business and live music.
- Saturday, September 20, 2014. 7pm – 10pm. Remembering Resistance: Commemoration of the Student Martyrs of Guatemala.
25 years ago this September, the student leadership if Guatemala’s national university was abducted by death squads. This event will remember the 10 student leaders disappeared in September 1989, with presentations from student activists who escaped the death squads that month, as well as an update on Guatemala today through music and spoken word with prominent Guatemalan feminist, musician and activist Sandra Moran.
- Thursday, September 25, 2014. 7pm – 10pm. SEITAR BC & Our City of Colours Presents: O SNAP! Our Stories Narrated as Poetry & Prose.
The storytelling event will have a theme of “Belonging”. Speakers will be invited to share their poetry and prose relating to their experiences on this this, and to talk about how they perceive their acceptance in their communities. We hope that O SNAP! will shed light on story-telling as a tool for social justice and intercultural understaThe storytelling event will have a theme of “Belonging”. Speakers will be invited to share their poetry and prose relating to their experiences on this this, and to talk about how they perceive their acceptance in their communities. We hope that O SNAP! will shed light on story-telling as a tool for social justice and intercultural understanding.
- Friday, September 26, 2014. 7pm – 10pm. Fresh!: A night of art and performance hosted by Artists of Colour BC.
Art is a powerful tool in opening people’s minds. This event will be a night for writers, poets, performers to try something fresh and new on stage.
- Saturday, September 27, 2014. 7pm – 10pm. A Musical Fundraiser for Lalibela.
A amazing line up of performance fundraising to support young women accessing music education and creation!
- Sunday, September 28, 2014. 12:45pm – 2:45pm. Vancouver Reclaiming Cauldron: Witches’ Coffee House (Front Room).
Come on this newly-Autumn afternoon for conversation and connection in this social and spiritual gathering place. Newcomers are welcome. Please refrain from wearing scented products. All Reclaiming events are drug and alcohol free event. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Justice Events
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