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FISHING INDUSTRY COMMUNITY ART INSTALLATION Opening Reception for 10th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival 2013 in Vancouver on Oct 26 2013

October 26, 2013 Leave a comment

Reception and Installation
FISHING INDUSTRY COMMUNITY ART INSTALLATION
Opening Reception: Saturday October 26 1:10pm – 2:30pm
G & F Financial Group, 803 E. Hastings
Installation October 29 to 31
G & F Financial Group – formerly known as the Gulf & Fraser Fishermen’s Credit Union – was the heart of fi nancial matters for fi shing people in Vancouver. This art installation features treasures and memorabilia gathered by Rosemary Georgeson from local families involved in the fi shing industry. Rosemary’s Women In Fish Walking Tour culminates at the reception on Saturday, see 11:30am for details. Viewing hours: Tuesday to Thursday, Oct 29 to 31, 9:30am – 5pm. Everyone welcome. Free

This event was on  Day 4 of  the 12 Days of the Heart of the City Festival. Please check the website for more events!

The 10th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Wednesday October 23 to Sunday November 3, 2013

Over 80 events at over 25 venues throughout the Downtown Eastside

http://www.heartofthecityfestival.com

2013 hotcf guide

On page 9 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!

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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WOMEN IN FISH WALKING TOUR with Rosemary Georgeson for 10th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival 2013 in Vancouver on Oct 26 2013

October 26, 2013 Leave a comment

Walking Tour

Rosemary Georgeson w 103lb Halibut caught w handline at top end Milbanke Sound circa 1977, photo courtesy Rose Georgeson

WOMEN IN FISH WALKING TOUR with Rosemary Georgeson
Saturday October 26, 11:30am – 1:10pm
Meet at the Chinese Cultural Centre courtyard, 50 E. Pender
See the Downtown Eastside through the eyes of its lands, waters and historic fi shing industry on this ninety minute tour led by Rosemary Georgeson, a Coast Salish Dene artist born and raised in the commercial fishing industry. The tour culminates with a reception at the Fishing Industry Community Art Installation at the G & F Financial Group at 803 E. Hastings. $10 for non-residents, pay-what-you-can for local residents

 

This event was on  Day 4 of  the 12 Days of the Heart of the City Festival. Please check the website for more events!

The 10th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Wednesday October 23 to Sunday November 3, 2013

Over 80 events at over 25 venues throughout the Downtown Eastside

http://www.heartofthecityfestival.com

2013 hotcf guide

On page 9 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!

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

Fry Bread Bannock by Rosemary Georgeson in Vancouver

August 2, 2013 Leave a comment

Rosemary Georgeson, a local Vancouver Caterer shares a story about her Grandmother teaching her how to make Fry Bread Bannock.

Everyone loves Rosemary’s Fry Bread Bannock – so delicious and fluffy! 🙂

1 AHA MEDIA meets Rosemary Georgeson, Fry Bread Bannock Caterer in Vancouver

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