Past Events

November 20th, 2022
8EAST

Pender and Carrall Streets

Clyde Reed’s 80th Birthday Celebration at 8EAST

Sunday November 20 3 - 9pm

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November 3rd, 2022
Roundhouse Community Centre

181 Roundhouse Mews

 

 

Jay Clayton workshop

Roundhouse Community Centre

 

October 13th, 2022 to October 27th, 2022
8EAST

8EAST Pender St.

and online

Oct. 13, 20 and 27 at 8pm
Live Streams and Live at 8EAST

 

June 19th, 2022 to June 27th, 2022
Various

Oppenheimer Park

8EAST

Ironworks

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.

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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
June 8th, 2022 to June 11th, 2022

8EAST

Oppenheimer Park

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.

 

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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

 

May 12th, 2022 to May 15th, 2022
8EAST

Pender and Carrall Streets

The Music and Instruments of Harry Partch

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@8EAST     8 EAST Pender Street      May 12 - 15

A mini-festival of concerts, talks and films, celebrating the music and instruments of visionary American composer Harry Partch.

 

 

April 6th, 2022 to May 25th, 2022
8EAST

Pender and Carrall Streets

and online

    TV8E Season 4

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Live streamed improvised music  Filmed before a live studio audience!

7pm @ 8EAST and online  • in person tickets here $0/10/20/xx •

 

April 2nd, 2022
8EAST

Pender and Carrall Street

     informal talks at 8EAST
 
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April 2, 2022 11am  Mama Bear’s Kitchen
Makeda Martin in conversation with Feven Kidane
Feeding the People in the Downtown Eastside since 2020
 
February 19th, 2022 to April 9th, 2022

Online

     Online Workshops Spring Series

Public Online Concert! April 9  3 - 4 pm PST

 

December 12th, 2021
Orpheum Annex

823 Seymour Street, Vancouver BC

Intercultural Strings and Guests Perform in Solidarity with Land Defenders

Tickets $xx / $20 / $10 / Free Available here

100% will be donated equally to Gidimt’en Checkpoint and Unistot’en Legal Fund