Together and Apart Satellite Events

In Your Neighbourhood: September 16 – 26
More than 20 artists offer free workshops, performances and activities in Vancouver Parks.

Sep 16 – 26, 9:00-22:00
S.P.A.C.E.: Spirits, People, Animals, Creatures, Echoes 2021 – EXHIBITION
McBride Park Fieldhouse, Kitsilano & Online
All Ages – Drop-in

Thirteen large-scale art banners will feature the work of indigenous, emerging and senior artists, as well as images submitted by local photographers, including children and teens which display as community legacy banners. IMAPON/LocoMotoArt provides experiences that pull the imagination in various directions for the curious minded through digital art and human-technology-Nature experiences.

Sep 16, 11:00-12:00
Dancing With Trees – WORKSHOP
Dezza Dance
Jericho Park
All Ages – Drop-in
Join dancers in Jericho Park for a workshop that will reconnect you to the grounding energies of Nature

Sep 17, 10:00-12:00,
Forest Movement Practice – WORKSHOP
The Art & Fungi Project
Jericho West Park (meet at NW Marine Dr & Discovery St)
All Ages Registration

Participants will engage in meditative movement-based, embodied activities, score making and creative writings inspired by fungi and the mycelial web. No experience required.

Sep 18 and 25, 11:15-11:45
Mr. Fire-Man’s Slo-Groove Stretch Class – WORKSHOP
Oncle Hoonki’s Fabulous Hornshop, MacLean Park
All Ages – Drop-in and

Saturday Mornings at 11:15am come and stretch your body to the sounds of fuhorn, kickdrum and vocals for twenty mostly harmless minutes at MacLean Park. Music by Mr. Fire-Man. BYO yoga mat. Participants and listeners are all welcome. Please do not interrupt.

Sep 18, 20:30-21:30
Infinite Depth of Field — Pinhole Camera – SCREENING
Iris Film Collective, Burrard View Fieldhouse
All Ages – Drop-in

Presented this evening are two new films by Iris Film Collective members Alex MacKenzie and Amanda Thomson created exclusively using pinhole techniques on both 16 and 35mm film, resulting in some truly stunning abstracted pinhole magic. Both films are site specific, using the collectives Burrard View Park Fieldhouse as inspiration and jumping off point.

Sep 18, 19:00-21:30
Streamside Lantern Installation and Tea Garden – EXHIBITION
Still Moon Arts Society, Renfrew Park
All Ages – Drop-in

Witness the transformation of the Renfrew Ravine into a magical oasis of illuminated lanterns and live music.

Sep 18, 19:00-21:00
The Sound We See: A South Vancouver Community Symphony – SCREENING/PERFORMANCE
Echo Park Film Centre North, Moberly Park Fieldhouse
All Ages – Drop- in

Join us for the world premiere of The Sound We See: A South Vancouver Community Symphony! Working collaboratively, participants of all ages created a magical 24-minute film spanning 24 hours in South Vancouver in which each hour of the day is condensed into 1 minute on the screen, and accompanied by a live soundtrack created especially for the film.

Sep 19, 13:00-15:00
Sound Sculptures – PERFORMANCE
Vancouver New Music – Vanier Park, Sunset Beach Park, Devonian Harbour Park
A Neighbourhood Matching Fund project supported by the Vancouver Park Board
All Ages – Drop-in

Ben Brown will perform with four public art pieces in Vancouver, playing them like musical instruments. These public, outdoor performances will take place ON Sundays on September 19, 26 and October 3. Joining him are collaborators from All Bodies Dance and Dancing the Parenting.

Sep 19, 16:30-18:30
Sound walk & Biosonification Walking Concert – WALK
Art & Fungi, Jericho Park West (meet at the corner of NW Marine Dr & Discovery St)
All Ages – Registration

We will offer listening exercises that will allow participants to tune in to the acoustic environment of Jericho Park West. We will end our walk with a concert along the hiking trails where professional guest musicians will improvise with fungi heard through a biosonification device.

Sep 19, 13:00-14:30
Community Meal and Mini Gardening Workshop – COMMUNITY MEAL AND MINI WORKSHOP
Village Vancouver and West End Neighbourhood Food Network, West End Community Centre
All Ages – Registration

Join West End Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver at our monthly family friendly gathering and please bring your own food and tableware (e.g. plate, eating utensils, etc.). We will be presenting a short workshop on gardening (Topic TBA).

Sep 20, 9:30-10:15
Dancing the Parenting Open Workshop – WORKSHOP
Foolish Operations, Online – Zoom
Children – Registration

Dancing the Parenting is for parents/caregivers and children 0-5yrs. This program welcomes families who would like to try relationship-based dancing with their children and is facilitated in French and English.

Sep 20, 18:30-20:00
Full Moon Labyrinth Walk – WALK
Still Moon Arts Society, Renfrew Ravine Labyrinth
All Ages – Drop-in

Celebrate and honour the Harvest Moon with a walking meditation in the Renfrew Ravine Labyrinth. There will be live music and candles to guide you through welcoming the new season.

Sep 22, 18:30-20:00
Equinox Celebration and Dye Showcase – PERFORMANCE
Still Moon Arts Society, Colour Me Local Dye Garden
All Ages – Drop-in

Come welcome the Autumnal Equinox by enjoying live music and admiring the work of the Still Moon Dyers Guild at the Colour Me Local Dye Garden.

Sep 22, 18:30-20:30
Cattail Containers – WORKSHOP
Village Vancouver and Westside Neighbourhood Food Network, McBride Park Fieldhouse
All Ages – Registration

In this Village Vancouver and Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Czarina Lobo, you’ll learn how to work with cattail and how to identify, harvest, and prepare it for your future baskets. You will also be shown how to make a medium mason jar size container.

Sep 23, 19:00-20:30
Deanna Peters/Mutable Subject
All Ages – Registration

Sidi Chen (ritual performance)
Find Mutya (experimental video, music, movement, poetry, textiles)
Brandy Leary (choreographic research, videography)
Kıvanç Tatar w/ Tamar Tabori (creative artificial intelligence, dance)
Raj Gill (multidisciplinary performance art)
Stéphanie Cyr w/ Ted Littlemore (site-specific performance)

Sep 23, 16:00-18:00
Engaging Youth in Climate Education – WORKSHOP
Fresh Roots & Climate Education Reform BC, Location TBA
Youth – Registration

In recognition of Science Literacy week, Fresh Roots will host two community, youth-focused workshops, in-person. They will take place outside at the two secondary schools where Fresh Roots operates schoolyard farm sites (with potential satellite events elsewhere). We have invited the organization Climate Education Reform BC to collaborate.

Sep 24, 10:00-12:00
Forest Movement Practice – WORKSHOP
Walking the Mycelial Web, Renfrew Ravine Park (meet outside of the entrance of the Renfrew Park Community Centre)
All Ages – Registration

Meeting in Renfrew Ravine Park, participants will engage in movement-based and embodied activities, score making and creative writing inspired by fungi and the mycelial web.

Sep 24, 17:00-18:30
Deanna Peters/Mutable Subject
All Ages – Registration

SEE LISTING Sep 23 for details.

Sep 25, 10:30-12:30
Nature Walk on Khanahmoot (New Brighton Park) – WALK
Lori Snyder & Laura Cisneros
All Ages – Drop-in/Registration

A nature walk around the recently restored area of Khanahmoot Park (New Brighton Park). We will meet the native plants living there, we will learn to create relations with them, to learn their natives, English and Latin names. This is an invitation to imagine a more inclusive community where plants, people, and languages create a new way of living in harmony.

Sep 25, 13:00-17:00
The Great Canadian Dog Draw – WORKSHOP
Echo Park Film Centre North, Moberly Park Fieldhouse
All Ages – Drop-in

Join us as we celebrate great Canadian dogs past, present and future, real and imagined with an afternoon dog draw. Bring your dog, draw a dog: your own, someone else’s or even an imaginary one!

Sep 25, 20:30-21:30
Alex MacKenzie Work In Progress Screening – SCREENING
Iris Film Collective, Burrard View Park (545 N. Slocan St)
All Ages – Drop-in

As a part of Iris Film Collective’s ongoing residency series, Alex MacKenzie presents Work In Progress as a part of an outdoor screening presentation. Iris Film Collective create, exhibit and tour film-based works with the goal of increasing the visibility and accessibility of experimental media art and film celluloid at a time when this medium is shifting to a post-industry model.

Sep 25, 11:00-16:00
Food Hub Orientation – MEETING
Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
All Ages – Registration

Join us to learn about our Food Hub programs that address the food insecurity within our community through growing and distributing food. Find a meaningful volunteer or leadership opportunity that fits you!

Sep 26, 13:00-16:00
Dementia Ventures – Building Capacity Celebration – WALKS, EXHIBITION, PANEL DISCUSSION
Balaclava Pollinators, Balaclava Park: Pollinator Pathway
Seniors – Drop-in

Balaclava Pollinators, in collaboration with the Westside Seniors Hub and UBC Nursing will be showcasing our Dementia Ventures Building Capacity project, which centres on creating community-based programming that is inclusive and supportive for people living with dementia. The Balaclava Pollinators will showcase their eco-arts and environmental stewardship project as part of the Building Capacity project.

Sep 26, 14:00-15:30
Garlic Gardening Workshop – WORKSHOP
Riley Park Community Garden, East 30th Ave at Ontario St
All Ages – Registration

Come out and learn about growing great garlic with Master Gardener Selina Pope. Workshop participants will be able to take home their own garlic seed.

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Presented by Vancouver Park Board in partnership with the Roundhouse
Together and Apart is hosted on the unceded, ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh) Nations.


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