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WHOSE FIRES? WHICH HOME? for 11th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival 2014 in Vancouver on Nov 4 2014

An evening of conversation with Vancouver playwrights
Tuesday November 4, 7pm – 9pm (doors 6:30pm)
Playwrights Theatre Centre Test Kitchen Studio, 2nd floor, 739 Gore

What alchemy inspires writers to transform their worlds and their stories? How is a real life community reimagined in the fiction of new plays? Writers whose work has arisen from this place on Coast Salish territory share their thoughts about the interplay between personal story and ancestral memory, inspiration, place and fiction. Join writers Beverly Dobrinsky (Bread & Salt), Hiro Kanagawa (Indian Arm, upcoming with Rumble Theatre), Renae Morriseau (Storyweaving), Brenda Prince (UBC Masters student), and Quelemia Sparrow (Xwayxway, in development with Full Circle) for an interesting and sure to be lively conversation. Hosted by Playwrights Theatre Centre and presented with the Heart of the City Festival.


This event was on  Day 7 of  the 12 Days of the Heart of the City Festival. Please check the website for more events!

The 11th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Wednesday October 29 to Sunday November 9, 2014

Over 90 events at over 25 venues throughout the Downtown Eastside



Visit the Heart of the City Festival website


On page 45 of the Festival Program guide, there is a writeup on AHA MEDIA

AHA MEDIA for Heart of the City Festival 2014

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!

Follow AHA MEDIA on Twitter, Facebook,  Youtube and Flickr!

AHA MEDIA Twitter   @AHAMEDIA  @AprilFilms  

AHA MEDIA Facebook http://www.facebook.com/AHAMEDIA

AHA Media YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/AHAFilm

AHA Media Flickr Photos http://www.flickr.com/photos/AHAMEDIA/sets




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