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When: November 1 - 3 2019
Time: 5pm - 10pm
An annual event inspired by light and artistic expression, Lumière Vancouver includes more than 25 interactive art installations that add dazzle and wonder to four beloved sites: English Bay, Jim Deva Plaza, Lot 19, and šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square (formerly known as the North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery).
Each site’s interactive art installations honour a different theme:
• Nature (English Bay)
• Pride (Jim Deva Plaza)
• Local (Lot 19)
• Interactive (šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square)
Free Vancouver Trolley shuttles will be available to transport viewers between each site.
Public Disco will be hosting a free outdoor dance party each night of Lumière Vancouver at Jim Deva Plaza in the Davie Village. Dance and light-inspired performances will further mesmerize audiences at all four sites.
Learn more: www.lumiereyvr.com
Vancouver Podcast Festival
When: November 8-9, 2019
Where: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre & Cinema, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver
Admission: Various prices
The Vancouver Podcast Festival is dedicated to highlighting the power and potential of podcasts, and bringing together local podcast creators with national and international series. Presented by DOXA, the festival aims to foster new podcast creation in British Columbia and Canada, bring new audiences to podcasting, and deepen the discussion around audio documentary and its potential for education and community building.
Free festival event:
Let’s Talk about Podcasting
When: Friday, November 8th, 2019
Time: 10:30am -12:00pm
Where: Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch
Cost: Free; no registration required. Please consider arriving early as seating is limited.
What is a podcast? How do you start recording your own? What happens after you've recorded one?
Join this informal discussion to learn more about this increasingly popular medium that can bring your voice to a global audience. Learn the basics of what goes into a podcast, and how to find podcasts suited for you. Also, if you're ready to start your own podcast find out about discovering your niche, the skills and equipment needed, how to share your work, and how to get it seen.
Note: this is a free Inspiration Lab session taught by VPL staff.
The same course will be offered a second time:
Saturday, November 9th from 3:30-5:00 PM.