What: A behind-the-scenes evening with Tetsuro Shigematsu, creator and star of Empire of the Son, and director Richard Wolfe. Midnight Son looks at the 20th century through the eyes of Mas Yamamoto, from World War II, to the Cold War.
Where: The Cultch – 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
What: An art and music exhibition that aims to bring awareness to the therapeutic benefits of creativity. Partial proceeds benefit Music Heals Canada in support of music therapy programs across the country.
Where: The Beaumont Studios – 316 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver
What: Shimmy to old favourites and rare grooves from Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye, and much more. The Motown Party showcases the best and brightest music from the Motown, Northern Soul, Stax and Tamla labels.
Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
What: Local band Ginger & Moonshine brings their folk, reggae, roots and old time jazz to the Biltmore to celebrate their first CD release. Opening for them are NoRey,a world poetry rock band from Seattle, and local family rock band Tanglers.
Where: Biltmore Cabaret -2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver