What: A workshop for anyone who wants to learn more about 3D printing, 3D printers and how they work. It will also discuss ways that artists are using 3D printing for their creative projects and look at ways to incorporate it into other artforms.
Where: International Centre of Arts and Technology – 1012-207 W Hastings St – Dominion Building, Vancouver
What: This Oscar-nominated Turkish film tells of the fallout when five sisters’ harmless horseplay on the beach with a group of boys is misinterpreted as some form of sexual adventurism by the adults charged with raising them “correctly.”
Where: VIFF Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
When: Tuesday, June 21, at 6:30 pm
Tickets: From VIFF, priced $12 for adults, or $10 for students
What: A free mass yoga session on the North Shore with Clara Roberts-Oss, Christie Baumgartner and lululemon, to celebrate the International Day of Yoga. All abilities welcome, just bring your own mat.
Where: Burrard Dry Dock Pier – 15 Wallace Mews Road, North Vancouver
What: A free, ladies-only street jazz dance class aiming to empower women in a safe space. Open to all levels – beginners are especially welcome! Wear comfortable workout attire – running shoes, sneakers, wedge sneakers or combat boots work great.
Where: Public Myth Kitsilano – 2005 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
What: An all ages inclusive evening of community building and resource sharing, sharing clothes and dinner. Bring food to share, your own plate and cutlery and your contribution of clothes for the swap. All leftover clothes will be donated to charity.
Where: The Hub Space – 251 East 11th Avenue, Vancouver
What: See the preliminary design concepts for how the new St. Paul’s Hospital and integrated health campus could be developed and tell Providence Health Care and their designers what you think. You could help inform the end design.
Where: Thornton Park (tents near the Farmers Market) – 1166 Main Street, Vancouver
What: In honour of the extraordinary life lived by athlete, activist and cultural icon Muhammad Ali, the Rio are screening this Oscar-winning portrait of “The Greatest,” covering events leading up to his infamous fight against George Foreman.
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
When: Thursday, June 23, doors 6:30 pm, movie at 7 pm
Tickets: At the Rio, priced $10 in advance or $12 on the door
What: A free showcase for abstract painter Charlotte Spafford and Flory Huang, who is currently working primarily in 2-dimensional media with ink and paint. Refreshments will be available, as will the artwork to buy.
Where: thisopenspace – 434 Columbia Street, Vancouver
What: Shop and support emerging Canadian fashion talent at this trunk show featuring Vancouver labels Vestige, MUSE by Lauralye, Park and Fifth Co., and Noctex bags, plus Diamonds by Astranova and gold jewelry by The Cut at wholesale prices.
Where: The Cutting Room – 1888 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
When: Thursday, June 23, from 5 to 9 pm; also on Saturday, June 25, from 1 to 5 pm
What: The Jazz Festival kicks off Friday, with a whole host of events and shows. Artists playing this year include Joe Jackson, the Larry Fuller Trio featuring Lewis Nash, and the Rossi Gang, plus much much more – and many of the shows are free.
Where: Various venues across Vancouver
When: Festival runs Friday, June 24 until Sunday, July 3
What: Listen to speakers, get prototype ideas, and design new ways to improve cycling for everyone – in 48 hours. All ideas can then be shared on the CycleHack Open Source Catalogue for the world to see, share and use in their own cities.
Where: The HiVE – 128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
When: From Friday, 24 June, at 6:30 pm to Sunday, 26 June at 6 pm
Tickets: From Eventbrite, priced $20 for the whole weekend or $15 for Friday Night Show & Tell and the Sunday Afternoon Showcase.
What: A positive conscious hip hop event that will showcase some of the best vocal improvisers in the Vancouver area. Featuring 16 artists, including Prevail, Emotionz, and Evan The Pirate, in 20-30 minute sets, plus a late night chill closing hip-hop set.
Where: Red Gate Arts Society – 855 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
When: From Friday, June 24, at 9 pm until Saturday, June 25, at 4 am