In the past month, we’ve also introduced two events that will be become regulars to our calendars: Trivia Night with Woody and Latty! and All-Ages Acoustic Pop Punk Nights presented by Van City Royalty! We’re excited for these partnerships! Watch out for their events alternating each month!
Bert Monterona Auction! If 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!
AUGUST EVENTSThursday, August 7, 2014. 7:30pm - 9:30pm. ThunderPants Presents: Queer Speed Dating!
Join Thunderpants for a very queer evening of flirtatious five-minute encounters with lovely strangers and all folks ranging from rad, respectful, and romantic. This event is a fundraiser with proceeds to support First Nations Legal Challenges to the Enbridge Pipeline. Pick-up lines not pipelines, baby!
Saturday, August 16, 2014. 7pm - 10pm. A Night of Music with Heartroot.
Folk Americana duo Heartroot is a musical collaboration made up of multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriters Mindy Dillard and Eric McEuen.
Friday, August 22, 2014. 7pm - 10pm. Non-Douchy Anti-Slam.
An anti-oppressive space for QTIIPOC (Queer/Trans, Intersex, people of colour), FNMI (First nations, métis and Inuit) and mixed people to share their work and experience. Both a showcase and an open mic. This event is hoping to create a friendly space for those who normally don't get a voice, to share their poetry, spoken word, short stories, or any medium of word they wish to share.
Thursday, August 28, 2014. 7pm - 10pm. Community Film Screening and Discussion with Cafe Rebelde.
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, August 29, 2014. 6pm - 9pm. the frank theatre Presents: Telling It Bent Youth Writers Showcase.
Telling It Bent is a writing workshop taking place in Unceded Coast Salish Territories for self-identified queer, transgender, Two Spirit, and questioning BC youth, ages 14-25. Join the young writers for a night of readings.
Saturday, August 30, 2014. 7pm - 10pm. Van City Royalty Presents: Reign-City Unplugged III.
An all-ages acoustic night featuring Vancouver’s talented pop-punk bands. You can look forward to this event happening at Heartwood once every two months!