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  • BIMPE VIII
    Sep 09, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

    The Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition (BIMPE) is held every two years in Vancouver, British Columbia. This exhibition is a showcase for small scale works measuring no more than 15cm × 10cm, and is open to images made using all printmaking techniques from traditional line etching to contemporary digital processes.

    Opening Reception: September 11, 2014 from 6-9pm at the Federation Gallery.

    Show runs at the Federation Gallery from September 9-28, 2014; and at the

    Dundarave Print Workshop from September 29-October 26, 2014

    http://www.bimpe.com/

  • Oct 21, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

    This Annual Festival takes place for six days each October, beginning a week after Canadian Thanksgiving. This year is the largest Festival ever, with 86 events—panel discussions, performances, interviews, readings, musical events—which feature one or several writers whose books have been published in either English or French

    For events and tickets please visit:

    http://writersfest.bc.ca/

  • Oct 28, 2014 - Nov 11, 2014

    Growing from a single intimate evening performance in 1990, the Vancouver International Flamenco Festival has grown to become Western Canada’s premiere flamenco event, presenting the best in international, Canadian and regional flamenco. The week-long celebration of flamenco draws enthusiastic participants and audiences to several venues in Vancouver.

    For tickets, information, and workshops please visit: http://www.vancouverflamencofestival.org/

From the Blog
September 17, 2014
 We had an awesome time. The Busker Appreciation BBQ was held September 16th in the Picnic Pavilion. Much fun was had by all who attended.  The GICS senior staff played many roles to make sure the BBQ was a success, including: Inviting all Granville Island Buskers; Seeking contributions from GI merchants; Collecting those yummy donations; Setting up the Picnic Pavilion; ...
July 31, 2014
Michael Abraham THIS WEEKEND! Come watch as 15 well-known artists’ large format 4’ X 8’ wood blocks are printed with an unusual press – a full size steamroller! Prints will be on display, artists will be on site and the finished prints will be available for purchase by auction.   Location: New Leaf Editions 1370 Cartwright St, Granville Island   Cody ...
July 17, 2014
Photo Credit © Ocean Wong Granville Island’s possible change in management, as well as Emily Carr University of Art and Design’s pending departure date in 2017 present the opportunity for the public to reclaim and celebrate the original founding vision of this unique public space. Like a national park, Granville Island belongs and always will belong to the citizens of ...
July 15, 2014
Here is your chance to contribute to the discussion on happens to the ECUAD buildings on Granville Island when Emily Carr University leaves! Read the report and give your feedback. This report, prepared by CitySpaces Consulting presents draft concepts/uses for the two ECUAD buildings. CMHC is seeking comments and feedback on the ideas presented in the report. A feedback form ...
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