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STROLLING THE HEART OF THE CITY with John Atkin and Bob Sung for 12th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival 2015 in Vancouver on Nov 1 2015

November 1, 2015

Walking Tour
STROLLING THE HEART OF THE CITY with John Atkin and Bob Sung
Sunday November 1, 10:30am (1½ to 2 hrs)
Meet at SE corner of Jackson & Alexander
$10; pay what you can for local residents

Join walking-tour masters extraordinaire John Atkin and Bob Sung for an extensive and entertaining tour of the historic areas of Downtown Eastside, Strathcona and Chinatown. Stroll the Heart of the City and explore the sites of Oppenheimer Park, Lord Strathcona Elementary School, Chinese herbal medicine stores, pastry shops, bbq meat stores and the tranquil Dr. Sun Yat Sen Park. After the tour, John and Bob will head to the Jade Dynasty Restaurant for a no-host dim sum lunch ($15 per person).

 

This event was on  Day 5 of the 12 Days of the Heart of the City Festival. Please check the website for more events!

The 12th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Wednesday October 28 to Sunday November 8, 2015

Over 90 events at over 25 venues throughout the Downtown Eastside

http://www.heartofthecityfestival.com

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Visit the Heart of the City Festival website

http://www.heartofthecityfestival.com

On page 29 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  

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

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

 

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