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TEDxVancouver is Tomorrow!

Friday, November 20th, 2009

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It’s here! Tomorrow is the big day! And unless you’re one of the luck 100 people allowed to attend you’ll have to watch from the outside. But don’t dismay. Keeping an eye on the real-time tweets, blogging, and webcast videos via the TEDxVancouver website should satisfy your TED cravings, at least to some degree.

And in case you missed it – did you see the speaker lineup?

  • Neill Blomkamp, Film Director
  • Kevin Carroll, Author, Speaker, Agent for Social Change
  • Cheryl Cran, Leadership and Generations Consultant
  • Guy Dauncey, Speaker, Author, Organizer
  • Alden E. Habacon, Author, Speaker, Television
  • Henry LaBounta, Director of Art, Academy Award Nominee
  • Terry McBride, Music Entrepreneur
  • Nicholas Molnar, Web Strategist
  • Patrick Moore, Co-Founder Greenpeace, Environmentalist
  • Bryan Slusarchuk, Environmental Venture Capitalist
  • Marc Stoiber, Founder, Change Advertising

And they’ve got performances by Cris Derksen, Cellist, and Shamik, Beatboxer too! Cool.

There’s also a TEDxWhistler happening in the Whistler Village Feburary 18th (during the 2010 Games) – how great is that! We’ve be TEDized.

FUSE – Art Affair

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

fuse_may09Art, Music and Live Performance
The Vancouver Art Gallery’s late Friday art affair is back tomorrow night (Friday, May 29) with a non-stop line-up of music, performance, and artistic encounters throughout the Gallery. This installment of FUSE will include karaoke of a different sort by The Weekend Leisure Leisurely Club, “period” hairstyles by donation (courtesy of Gloss Hair Salon), exhibition tours by comedienne Riel Hahn, original compositions by cellist Cris Derksen, classics reinterpreted by the Chor Leoni Men’s Choir, and new-school dance by the response., and more.

Tickets can be purchased online for just $20.50+tax.

More About Fuse
On select Fridays, the Vancouver Art Gallery transforms into THE place for art, music and live performance in the city. Since its inception in July 2005, thousands of Fuse-goers have converged at the Gallery for this unique adult event. Live performances in the Gallery spaces, DJs, eclectic Gallery tours and unexpected surprises have made Fuse Vancouver’s favourite see-and-be-seen event.