What: The Vancouver Writers Fest kicks off on Monday, bringing together more than 100 authors and their readers to share thoughts, explore ideas and have fascinating conversations about the writing process and their inspiration.
Where: Various locations on Granville Island, Vancouver
When: Monday, October 17 to Sunday, October 23, various times
What: Freighters are seemingly innocuous fixtures in Vancouver’s waters, but the inner workings of the industry remain shrouded in secrecy. This doc takes a look at our oceans and harbours, and what the behemoths that ply our seas are doing to them.
Where: VIFF Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour St, Vancouver
When: Monday, October 17, at 6:30 pm
Tickets: On VIFF, $15 for adults or $13 for students
What: An exclusive six-course dinner at Torafuku in honour of the launch of China: The Cookbook, including a variety of Chinese dishes, and the chance to meet bestselling cookbook authors Kei Lum Chan and Diora Fong Chan.