What: An intimate poetry reading from Kara-lee MacDonald (Eating Matters), Jane Byers (Acquired Community), Elizabeth Bachinsky (The Hottest Summer in Recorded History), and Leanne Dunic (To Love the Coming End, BookThug.)
Where: Notional Space – 1523 East Pender Street, Vancouver
What: Dianne Reeves has become known the world over as a living legend. Her breathtaking vocal technique, improvisational prowess, and unique blending of jazz and R&B have earned her five Grammy awards and a performance at the White House. For her Chan Centre debut, Dianne will be joined by the masterful talents of Peter Martin (piano), Romero Lubambo (guitar), Reginald Veal (bass), and Terreon Gully (drums).
Where: Chan Centre for Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver
What: A community forum on immigration and racial discrimination. This event will feature a panel of experts talking about what these sentiments mean for BC, how local communities can heal from racism, and what immigrants have to offer to our province. It also contributes to Vancouver’s 101 Days of Action Against Discrimination, the city’s pledge to speak out against hate.
What: Named as “The sexiest Kpop singer” by Vogue Magazine, HyunA is one of K-pop’s biggest stars, attracting hundreds of millions of views on YouTube and more than four million followers on Instagram.
Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver (2080 United Blvd, Coquitlam)