What: BrainStation will be hosting an information session on May 16 where attendees can learn more about full-time and part-time programs. BrainStation has trained more than 40,000 Canadians between their Toronto and Vancouver campuses, offering part-time courses, full-time programs, and workshops. Their courses, related to technology, design and business, are designed in collaboration with global technology leaders such as Slack, Google, Microsoft, and Hootsuite.
What: The producers of Lights! Improvised Sketch Comedy Show and Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show Vancouver are holding a night to showcase and see more talent. Performer names go in the jam jar, teams are selected and participants get a game and a scene with the hosts.
Where: XYYVR – 1216 Bute Street, Vancouver
When: May 16 at 8 pm
Admission: No cover – donations collected at the end. (Suggested $5)
What: Chinese immigrants arrived in Canada in the mid-1800s searching for gold and a better life. But life in Canada was difficult and the immigrants had to face racism and cultural barriers. Take a photographic walk through history with Arlene Chan, a Chinese-Canadian author who focuses on the history and culture.
What: A night of storytelling and readings from Megaphone’s 7th annual literary edition, Voices of the Street. The night will feature stories, and readings from Voices of the Street writers, music from the wonderful Paula Armstrong, and delicious refreshments courtesy of SFU Woodwards.
Where: SFU Woodwards – 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
What: KONGOS is a rock band of four brothers – Johnny, Jesse, Dylan and Danny Kongos. Sons of British singer-songwriter John Kongos, they grew up in London and South Africa, and are on tour to support their latest release Egomaniac.
Where: Imperial Vancouver – 319 Main Street, Vancouver