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With Glowing Hearts movie documents True North Media House campaign

By uncleweed on February 2, 2010 - 9:54pm

Animal Mother Films is producing a series of short films about the social and cultural landscape of Vancouver in light of the 2010 Winter Olympics called "With Glowing Hearts." 


In a new segment released on Jan 30th, With Glowing Hearts documents the True North Media House campaign to encourage social reporting of the arts and cultural events and educate about best practices for creating and publishing content.

Director Andrew Lavinge sets up the WGHthemovie.ca- Webisode #2 'True North Media House' webisode in the announcement:

Art Opening - URBANITIES Photography Exhibit

By dubesor on November 4, 2009 - 1:45pm

Nov 6 2009 - 8:00pm
Nov 7 2009 - 2:00am

A selection of works from Andriy Mishchenko's year-long URBANITIES project documenting Vancouver, NYC, Toronto, Montreal, and points in between (more info below).

When: Friday, November 6, 8pm - late
Where: Rootdown Cafe, 128 East Broadway, Vancouver
Who: Andriy Mishchenko, Photographer

What: URBANITIES|09 - This photography series examines our urban spaces + how we inhabit and perceive them. There will also be a preview of an Olympic-related series that's in progress. The photos will be on display (and for sale) at Rootdown Cafe for the month of November 09.

Come on down, check out some photos, have a drink or two, and indie/electro dance dance dance courtesy of DJ Pat Lok! Feel free to invite friends, it promises to be a good party.

Pick up some affordable holiday gifts here - 1/3 of all sales go to a great local cause! You can also sign up for my photo-a-week list, delivering neatness right to your inbox.

* fantastic indie/dance/electro tunes from DJ Pat Lok. You can check out Pat's tunes at http://www.DJPatLok.com
* 1/3 of all proceeds from photos will be donated to the BC Civil Liberties Association, who are helping protect our right of dissent during the 2010 Games.

Phones for Fearless! Donate your old phones to change lives

By raincoaster on December 23, 2008 - 1:20pm

Originally posted by UncleWeed over at the Fearless City site. The image was done by Kris Krug and posted on Flickr. This is our campaign announcement for the Phones for Fearless drive. And don't forget about us after Christmas, while you're all bonding with your shiny new iPhones! The campaign continues into early January.
And lookie! We've got WIDGETS!!!


Donate phones to Fearless to help Vancouver downtown eastside artists and residents
Donate your old mobile phones to help DTES artists share stories, and tap into life, jobs & family
How can you help?

  1. Your used mobile phones - preferably with video, camera, wi-fi
  2. Cash donations (* tax deductible) or new phone donations
  3. Conversation - tell your friends on your blog, twitter, etc. - post a badge

Action Plan:

Phones for Fearless! Donate your old phones to change lives

By uncleweed on December 19, 2008 - 5:02pm

NOTE: Cross-posted from Fearless City.


Donate phones to Fearless to help Vancouver downtown eastside artists and residents

Donate your old mobile phones to help DTES artists share stories, and tap into life, jobs & family.

How can you help?

  1. Your used mobile phones - preferably with video, camera, wi-fi
  2. Cash donations (* tax deductible) or new phone donations
  3. Conversation - tell your friend on your blog, twitter, etc. - post a badge

Action Plan:
First, Gather phones!

Collect all the un-used mobile phones at your office and home - dig into your boxes of stuff, ask you friends! Digital cameras gratefully accepted too.

Next, Arrange Pick-up:

  • Let us know via Twitter: Fearless City, email: info (at) fearlessmedia (dot) ca, Phone/SMS: 604.644.4349, Voice mail: 604.682.3269 xt 8320
  • We'll come by on purple Yahoo bikes on Tues. Dec. 23rd & 30th to collect your devices
  • We'll take your photo, bring treats, and thank you publicly with a link

Or, Drop-off (after Tuesday, 23rd) at:

"The Dope Craze that's Terrorizing Vancouver"

By laniwurm on August 6, 2008 - 4:05pm

From:  http://pasttensevancouver.blogspot.com/

FOR THE LOVE OF LUMS - Benefit Concert & Silent Auction

By hearthehunger on April 16, 2008 - 2:33pm

Apr 17 2008 - 5:30pm
Apr 17 2008 - 11:30pm

A FUN & EASY WAY TO
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE DTES

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Where: Firehall Arts Centre, Vancouver
When: Thursday, April 17
Time: 5:30:00 PM - 11:30:00 PM

check out http://hearthehunger.com/blog for more info

Hear the Hunger - BE the Change!

Thursday, April 17, 2008 - Tickets are $26.00
(see our web site for ticket information)

Firehall Arts Centre
- Doors open at 5:30pm for reception and silent auction
Variety music concert starts at 7:00pm

THE SHOW:Featuring MC/Host - Kevin Bergsma and 5 very talented local bands. You will be entertained with an eclectic selection of music from Folk to Cajun, Contemporary Rock, 50's/60's rock'n roll, Bluegrass and Latin. A little something for everyone while you enjoy guilt free shopping and supporting one of the many valiant organizations who help support and comfort the homeless and marginalized in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

Co-creating the Creative City - Mark Kuznicki - Video

By Roland Tanglao on November 6, 2007 - 4:59am

[Original MP4 file]

More info:

Sheila Baxter Reads From Death in a Dumpster: A Passion Play for the Homeless

By Richard Eriksson on May 7, 2007 - 1:46pm

May 7 2007 - 7:30pm
May 7 2007 - 9:30pm

Event information found at Beyond Robson.

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