Archive for the ‘DTES NH’ Category

AHA MEDIA films French language CBC TV filming DTES Kitchen Tabes Project

April 25, 2011 Leave a comment

DTES Kitchen Tables is reforming the quality, abundance and deliver of food across the DTES in collaboration with DTES residents and sister organizations

Right to Food mobile mural project in Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

March 23, 2011 1 comment

Right to Food mobile mural project collaboratively created seven 8’x4′ mobile, lightweight murals that each represent one of 7 Food Solutions to reform the quality, nutritional impact, abundance and delivery of food across the DTES.

The 7 Solutions were developed by the DTES Kitchen Tables project in partnership with sister organizations across the community. Once complete, the 7 murals will be displayed across the community, serving as Right to Food landmarks.

Read more here

HomeGround 2011 for the DTES Homeless and Underhoused at Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver Downtown Eastside

February 18, 2011 Leave a comment


For Homeless & underhoused DTES Residents

4 Days of Free Food, Great Entertainment, Workshops & Activities About your  right to food


Thursday February 17                                  4pm – 10pm

Friday, Saturday, Sunday Feb 18 – 20  8am-8pm

Enjoy delicious hot meals. Explore & engage about your Right to nutritious, affordable, and healthy Food. Relax, listen & dance to great bands and performers.

THURSDAY February 17

4pm Late Lunch

Split pea stew & chorizo

4pm-8pm Right to Food Fair

Informative & Interactive displays showcasing our communities

Right to Food activities

8-10pm Movie Supersized Me

Popcorn & Beverages served

Learn what happens when you eat nothing but McDonalds supersize meals for an entire month


8am Breakfast

Hot Oats & strong coffee

12-12pm Lunch

A changing daily menu of classics

12:30-1pm First Nation Musical Opening

1-3pm Right to Food Workshops &

creative, engaging activities for all ages

3:30-8pm Entertainment Your favorite local performers, singers & bands to put you in a mellow mood or get up up dancing

5-7pm Dinner Delectable gourmet evening feasts


Dalannah Gail Bowen

Carnegie Jazz Band

Good for Grapes

Ron Stelting’s Drum Circle

Downtown Eastside Poets

Niddi Cascade & Dianna

Nancy Delyzer

Bev Blanchard


Harmony of Nations

Stan Hudac Quartet

Pancho & Sal

Buffalo Spirits


Lantern Making & Parade

Spring Planting Workshop

Food Street Theatre

Cooking Demonstarations


Food Jeopardy

Mural Painting

SOLEFood Display

Community Kitchens Showcase

Recipe Swap

Fondest Food Memory Contest & Daily Draws

Brought to you by The Carnegie Community Centre and the DTES Neighbourhood House with seed funding from the City of Vancouver. HomeGround acknowledges & honours the fact that our community lies within the Traditional Territory of the Coast Salish People

Below are photos of friends of AHA MEDIA who have given permission to have their photos taken

Below is Roy giving a friendly wave

Below is Garvin Snider wearing his HomeGround toque

Below is Rob with a plate of healthy food

Below is Peter with delicious and healthy food

Below is Roy painting at the DTES murals

Below are some paintings from Peter

HomeGround Community Meeting at Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver Downtown Eastside Friday November 20, 2009 2PM

November 17, 2009 Leave a comment

HomeGround for the homeless & underhoused DTES residents, 1-28th February 2010

HomeeGround – a secular, creative event in February for DTES residents, who are homeless and underhoused.

HomeGround – to offer additional sanctuary and sustenance  to our most vulnerable neighbours during the period of the Olympic Games.

HomeGround Workshops – at Carnegie, the DTES Neighbourhood House & Oppenheimer Park as of November 2009

HomeGround Workshops

–   painting

– banner making

– exploring a DTES Flea Market with our binning neighbors

– traffic calming signage

– creating a HomeGround Zine

– workshops to support residents in dealing with the potentially invasive international media

– adapt as you contribute your ideas



AHA MEDIA is pleased to introduce a Benefit Concert for DTES NH with Earle Peach and Solidarity Notes Choir – Friday May 29th 7:30pm

May 28, 2009 Leave a comment

AHA MEDIA is pleased to introduce a benefit concert for DTES NH with Earle Peach and the Solidarity Notes Choir

Earle Peach is a legendary singer, songwriter, conductor and composer whose political activist work has included the Vancouver Downtown Eastside. He was Carnegie Centre’s band and choir leader until a few years ago.

solidarity notes for DTES NH