Concurrence Gatherings

con·cur·rence:
1. the fact of two or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the same time. Mathematics: a point at which three or more lines meet.
2. agreement or consistency.
 

Concerts, talks and story-sharing events, pairing emerging DTES Small Arts Grants recipients and DTES Indigenous Artists with NOW Society Musicians. Presented by the NOW Society in partnership with the Skwachàys Lodge Hotel and Gallery, the Carnegie Community Centre and O.Dela Arts.

 
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Gathering #2
Wednesday December 4th 2019
6:00 - 7:30 pm Carnegie Centre:
Story-sharing Circles 401 Main St.
8:00 pm 8EAST :
Performances 8 East Pender St
 
Featuring
 
Dolores Dallas Shelley Cox and Henry Wong
Gunargie Ga’axstalas O'Sullivan Winael Baldus
 
Nikki Carter - saxophone
Lisa Cay Miller - piano

 

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Upcoming Gatherings:
The second Thursday of every month:
January 9, 2020, February 13
March 12, April 9, May 14th
 
Previous Gatherings:
Gathering #1
Thursday, November 14th 2019
7pm Artist talk at Skwachays Lodge Aboriginal Hotel and Gallery (31 W. Pender)
8pm Performances at 8EAST (8 E. Pender)
Michelle Heyoka Estiqw Taran Kootenhayoo
Tarene Thomas and Cheyenne Rain LeGrande
Parmela Attariwala - viola
Lisa Cay Miller - piano
 
 
 
 
We gratefully acknowledge that these events take place
on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh and səlil̓wətaʔɬ Nations.
 
 
 

Gathering #1
Thursday, November 14th 2019
7pm Artist talk at Skwachàys Lodge (13 W. Pender)
8pm Performances at 8EAST (8 E. Pender)

Featuring
Michelle Heyoka Estiqw Taran Kootenhayoo
Tarene Thomas and Cheyenne Rain LeGrande

Parmela Attariwala - viola
Lisa Cay Miller - piano

Upcoming Gatherings, Artists TBA
The second Thursday of every month:
December 4, 2019, January 9, 2020, February 13
March 12, April 9, May 14th

Estíqw is a Secwépemc 2 spirit anti-professional, musician, slam poet and visual artist with a focus on decolonization and indigenous autonomy.

Taran Kootenhayoo is a multi-disciplinary artist who has many favourite colours.

Tarene Thomas is a Nehiyaw, Gitxsan, Haisla, and Tahltan writer from Treaty 6 who is obsessed with championing intergenerational resilience through her work.

Michelle Heyoka is a singer/songwriter born in Vancouver, B.C. Her music reflects her life as a young mother, her mental health, the obstacles she has overcome and her indomitable spirit.

Cheyenne Rain LeGrand is a Nehiyaw Iskow artist. Nanâskotam wikih the Territories of the Musquem, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh nations. Cheyenne is a part of the Skwachàys Lodge residency program and has recently graduated from the Emily Carr University with her BFA in visual arts. She was selected as the winner of the BC prize for BMO First Art! emerging artist competition and received the Moment Factory Award for her piece Nehiyaw Isko. Her work often explores the interconnection between history and the body. She works interdisciplinary; moving through installation,video, soun-, and performance art.

8EAST Skwachàys Lodge and the Carnegie Centre