A sonic journey through improvisation into African traditions of music performance, exploring Zulu traditional music.
The NOW Society proudly presents guest artist Dr. Thokozani Mhlambi, South African composer, cellist and cultural thinker in a project that presents a public talk, a workshop, and performances with the NOW Ensemble.
Image by Zwelibanzi Dube
- June 8 6-7pm Free Improvisation Workshop at 8EAST
- June 9 9pm Public talk with Dr. Thokozani Mhlambi
- June 10 8 and 9pm Performance with the NOW Ensemble at 8EAST
- June 11 3pm Performance with the NOW Ensemble at Oppenheimer Park
The People ARE the Power.
-Douglas R. Ewart
The NOW Society proudly presents guest artist Douglas R. Ewart, multi-instrumentalist, instrument builder, composer and artist in a project that presents public talks, film screenings, a workshop, a new work with the NOW Orchestra, commissioned by the NOW Society, and a performance in the Vancouver International Jazz Festival.
photos Tony Smith
- June 18 9pm Public talk and Screening of Eternally NOW, short, at 8EAST
- June 19 3pm Performance with the NOW Orchestra at Oppenheimer Park
- June 20 9pm Public talk and Screening of Eternally NOW, full length, at 8EAST
- June 22 6-7pm Free Improvisation Workshop at 8EAST
- June 27 9pm CANABRAVA NOW in the Vancouver International Jazz Festival at Ironworks
We gratefully acknowledge that we make music
on the Traditional, Ancestral and unceded territories of the the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam),
Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səlil̓wətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
Our cultural space, 8EAST, is located in Historic Chinatown and in the Downtown Eastside.
The NOW Society is committed to creating equitable and safe(r) workplaces within the performing arts.
We support and adopt the We Have a Voice Collective Code of Conduct.
For more information, visit www.wehaveavoice.org.