AUUC COMMUNITY CONCERT & SUPPER for 9th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver on Sunday November 4, 2012
AUUC COMMUNITY CONCERT & SUPPER
Sunday November 4, 3pm
Ukrainian Hall, 805 E. Pender
The festival ends on a high note with the annual Association of United Ukrainian Canadians (AUUC) concert and supper at the Ukrainian Hall. The AUUC is pleased to present their season opening concert on the closing afternoon of the Festival. The concert offers a welcoming atmosphere of Ukrainian traditions, lively music, invigorating dance and colourful costumes. Featuring all of the Hall’s performing arts groups: the Barvinok Choir led by choral director Beverly Dobrinsky; the Vancouver Folk Orchestra – one of the oldest and largest folk orchestras in Vancouver; and the award-winning Dovbush Dancers.
Special guests include Axé Capoeira with dynamic Brazilian dances and percussion; brilliant spoken word artist Zaccheus Jackson of the Blackfoot Nation; DTES poet and performer Muriel Marjorie; and a thrilling aural treat of gamelan, bagpipes and Ukrainian singing led by Michael O’Neill with Mearingstone and guests.
After this cultural feast, we gather downstairs for a delicious traditional Ukrainian Supper! Concert and supper $20. Be sure to book your tickets in advance for this very popular event. For tickets call 604-254-3436
This event was on Day 12 of the 12 Days of the Heart of the City Festival. Please check the website for more events!
The 9th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Wednesday 24 October to Sunday 4 November, 2012
Over 120 events at over 25 venues throughout the Downtown Eastside
On page 13 of the Festival Program guide, there is a writeup on AHA MEDIA
The Festival is thrilled to partner with the DTES’s AHA Media to provide social media coverage (video/photos/blog) of the Heart of the City Festival. AHA Media gives voice to our local community and provides services for individuals and organizations to share their news and special events on a broader scale through social media. Founded in 2008 by local artists April Smith, Hendrik Beune, and Al Tkatch, AHA Media previously collaborated with Fearless City Media and has an ongoing working relationship with W2Community Media Arts and various other organizations and individuals in the DTES community. The members of AHA Media describe themselves as “definitely not mainstream media”. Based in Vancouver’s DTES, their style is described as non-invasive and unassuming.
Say Hello to AHA Media as they visit the Festival events. They will be happy to chat with you. Stay connected to the festival with AHA’s links – see photos/videos of the festival events you attended; take in a festival event you missed; or follow one festival event while you are attending another!
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