The latest news on BC's arts, culture and heritage sector.

Young Professionals: Register to Attend boardLink Vancouver 2018

Young Professionals: Register to Attend boardLink Vancouver 2018

Are you a young professional seeking volunteer board opportunities in the arts and culture sector in Vancouver? Attend boardLink Vancouver on December 4 to connect with arts organizations looking for folks like you!

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Law for Non Profits to Host Facebook Live Event On New Societies Act Transition

Law for Non Profits will host a Facebook Live Q&A for any last minute questions you may have around the New Societies Act transition on Friday, November 16.

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Registration Open for 2019 Actsafe Event Safety Conference

Registration Open for 2019 Actsafe Event Safety Conference

Registration is now open for the 2019 Actsafe Event Safety Conference, which takes place March 7-8. BC Alliance members can register at a special discounted rate.

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Special GVPTA Theatre Evening Edition of CreativeMornings/Vancouver

Special GVPTA Theatre Evening Edition of CreativeMornings/Vancouver

Our friends at the Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance are collaborating on a special evening edition of CreativeMornings/Vancouver, to take place November 27.

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Upcoming Panel: "What's in a Wall? Copyright, Street Art & The Law"

On August 7, Vancouver Mural Festival, grunt gallery and the Artists' Legal Outreach present a free conversation featuring real-life stories and examples focusing on one of the trickiest subjects known to public and aerosol artists.

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2019 Magnetic North Theatre Festival Will Take Place in Metro Vancouver, Opens for Submissions

2019 Magnetic North Theatre Festival Will Take Place in Metro Vancouver, Opens for Submissions

The Magnetic North Theatre Festival will return after a two-year hiatus from presenting work, taking place June 6–16, 2019 in the Vancouver area. The deadline for submissions is September 1.

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A Sneak Peek at the Line-Up for Our Upcoming Conference, Unrestricted

A Sneak Peek at the Line-Up for Our Upcoming Conference, Unrestricted

As we look forward to Unrestricted, our joint conference with the Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance, we're excited to share with you some of the great minds in arts, culture, heritage and beyond who will be contributing to our discussions June 13-14 in Vancouver.

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Metro Vancouver Presents Sustainability Community Breakfasts

Metro Vancouver Presents Sustainability Community Breakfasts

Metro Vancouver is hosting a series of Sustainability Community Breakfasts, for participants to discuss new ways to work together to advance arts and culture across the region. The breakfasts take place February 14 (Vancouver) and 15 (North Vancouver), March 16 (Surrey), and March 21 (Port Moody).

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Festival and Event Management Masterclass Comes to Vancouver

Festival and Event Management Masterclass Comes to Vancouver

The Festival and Event Management Masterclass is a 2 day program designed for anyone involved in creating, supporting or managing festivals and events. The class, which has been run in 20 countries worldwide, will take place in Vancouver at the BMO Theatre Centre on April 5 and 6.

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Massey Theatre to Host "Artlatch" Event

Massey Theatre to Host "Artlatch" Event

Artlatch, taking place January 18, marks the official launch of the Skookum Indigenous Arts Series, a new artistic partnership between Savage Society and Massey Theatre Society.

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Kelowna to Host BreakOut West 2018

The event, taking place October 2018, will include a three-night music festival of new talent from Western Canada, a four-day career development conference and international industry program, awards programs honouring the best of Western Canada’s musicians and industry.

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Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture to Host 2nd Outdoor Public Gathering in Vancouver

The event takes place December 3 to coincide with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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Upcoming Event: Redressing Settler Cultural Policy in the Era of Reconciliation

Upcoming Event: Redressing Settler Cultural Policy in the Era of Reconciliation

The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture is proud to co-present an upcoming event, Redressing Settler Cultural Policy in the Era of Reconciliation. This presentation by Irwin Oostindie takes place October 26 in Vancouver.

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The 2017 Mayor's Arts Awards In Photos

In case you couldn't make it out to the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards, here are some photos from the public ceremony at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre on October 11.

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Upcoming Event: Conversations About Copyright and Creativity

Upcoming Event: Conversations About Copyright and Creativity

The discussion, which takes place October 26 in Vancouver, looks at issues around fair dealing and copyright.

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City of Coquitlam to Host First Cultural Summit

City of Coquitlam to Host First Cultural Summit

On November 4, the City of Coquitlam will host its first Cultural Summit, which seeks to build leadership and foster collaboration, communication and cooperation in arts, culture and heritage.

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RSVP for the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards and Book Award

RSVP for the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards and Book Award

You and a guest are invited to the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards and Book Award, to take place at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre on October 11.

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Vancouver City Council to Hold Public Hearing Around False Creek Flats Area Plan

Vancouver City Council to Hold Public Hearing Around False Creek Flats Area Plan

Vancouver City Council will hold a public hearing around policy and by-law amendments to the False Creek Flats Area Plan on September 19 at 6:00 p.m. This hearing will be of interest to those artists who work and live in False Creek Flats, a popular area for studios and live-work space.

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Register Your Culture Days 2017 Event by September 18

Register Your Culture Days 2017 Event by September 18

The deadline to register an event for Culture Days 2017, a a cross-Canada celebration of the arts, is September 18 at 11:59 pm EDT. 

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The BC Alliance Reports Back from The Drum is Calling Festival

The BC Alliance Reports Back from The Drum is Calling Festival

The festival, an eight-day celebration of Indigenous and diverse culture that took place in Vancouver, was a smashing success that brought together Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in a shared celebration of humanity.

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