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DTES FRONT & CENTRE: BOYS’ NIGHT OUT for 12th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival 2015 in Vancouver on Nov 4 2015

November 4, 2015

Wednesday November 4, 7pm-9:30pm
Carnegie Theatre, 401 Main

The Downtown Eastside is alive with talent and the Festival brings together a widely diverse evening of music, comedy and storytelling. Carl McDonald aka Mr. McBinner has a taste of musical comedy for us; singer-songwriter Andy Kostyniuk sings of the urgency for free love, free drugs, and g*dd*mn freedom; stand-up artist John Cameron brings his brilliant dry humour; the Shawn Giroux Band will punk your socks off; and storyteller musician Yvon Paul Chartrand will make you groan from fear with stories of trolls and strips of flesh. We are thrilled to present the band MSG, led by long-time Carnegie music program leader and stellar guitar-player Steve Edwards. Steve will also join Cliff (Chico) Gibson and his guitar ‘Goldie’, in Chico & the Band for a rousing selection of R & B blues, funk and soul. It’s sure to be a memorable boys’ night out! Everyone welcome!

This event was on Day 8 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



Visit the Heart of the City Festival website


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

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