All Events

VLACC offers a variety of arts and culture workshops and events. Accessibility is important to us: most of our programs are offered on a pay-what-you-can basis. If you don’t have a credit card or can’t pay for a program contact us to get a free ticket. Direct your request, questions or concerns to our Operations Coordinator, Danais Yera.

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To Write is to Resist. To Write is to ReCreate.

Vancouver

A panel discussion featuring Anna Marie Sewell, Alejandro Saravia, and Ava Homa, and moderated by Carmen Rodríguez. “In an incarcerated society, free literature can only exist as denunciation and hope.” Eduardo Galeano, 1976. Join us for our upcoming panel discussion held online on Thursday, January 28th, "To Write is to Resist. To Write is to […]

Latin America Short Stories Reading Group | February

Online

VLACC is pleased to present, in partnership with UBC’s Latin American Studies program, a reading group open to anyone interested in short stories written by Latin American authors. On February 9th, Dr. Alessandra Santos, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of British Columbia, will present and facilitate a discussion about stories by […]

Art Talk: Modernity, Progress, and the Avant-Garde: Rupture, Academy, and Tradition.

Online

Rupture. Tradition. Continuity. These themes will emerge in our upcoming art talk on February 18th as Jairo Salazar leads us in discussion about the diverse ways in which pioneering Latin American artists integrated their academic training and experiences in modern Europe while also embracing their local imaginaries. The work of artists such as Saturnino Herran, […]

Tertulia “Qué es la poesía y cómo entenderla”

Online

¿Te gusta la poesía sí o sí? Acompáñanos en la primera Tertulia de este año el próximo jueves, 25 de febrero a las 6:30 por la plataforma Zoom. El poeta culiacanense Jobyoán Villareal, facilitará un encuentro donde conoceremos cómo ha cambiado la poesía a través del tiempo, así como los desafíos que la poesía y […]

Descarga Musical with Sara Magal

Online

We'll be celebrating International Women's Day with music from Brazilian singer-songwriter Sara Magal. Tune in to our Facebook page for a live concert on March 6th at 5pm. Sara Magal is a Brazilian singer and songwriter. From Bossa nova, jazz, blues and rock, her taste of music is so diverse that she is always creating […]

Latin American Short Stories Reading Group | March

Online

VLACC is pleased to present, in partnership with UBC’s Latin American Studies program, a monthly reading group open to anyone interested in short stories written by Latin American authors. On March 9, Professor Ramón Antonio Victoriano-Martinez (Arturo), will present and facilitate a discussion about the story "The Night We Became People" by author José Luis Gonzalez. […]

Open Doors to Art – Studio Visit with Arianna Garcia-Fialdini

Online

Join us for a virtual studio visit with Arianna Garcia-Fialdini on March 11th at 2:00 pm (PST). This session is part of our ongoing series "Open Doors to Art." Have you ever wondered what an artist studio looks like? How artworks are selected to be a part of an exhibition? What type of art Latin […]

CANCELLED: Art Talk: “Muralism”, “Indigenism”, and Social Realism: Pride and Prejudice

Vancouver

*** Please note that this event was cancelled. A new future date will be informed to all registered attendants. Sorry for any inconvenience this might cause.** This month's Art Talk will focus on the outcomes and legacy of the muralismo and indigenismo movements that emerged in Mexico after the Revolución Zapatista. How influential were these […]

Reading by Carmen Rodríguez – A sneak-preview of ATACAMA, her upcoming novel

Vancouver

On March 25, at 5:30 pm PST, award-winning , bilingual writer, educator and journalist Carmen Rodríguez will read from her upcoming novel ATACAMA, which will be released in the fall of 2021 by Fernwood Publishing. In her work, Rodríguez explores the interplay between historical events and personal lives. In and a body to remember with, […]

Open Doors to Art | Exhibition visit with Osvaldo Ramirez from the VAG

Online

Join us online on Thursday, April 15 for a unique exhibition visit with Salvadorian artist Osvaldo Ramirez. His work will be exhibited in the same space as Francisco Goya in the Vancouver Art Gallery! This session is part of our ongoing series "Open Doors to Art." Have you ever wondered what an artist`s studio looks […]

Screen Printing Night with Yaimel Lopez

Vancouver

Learn the basics of screen printing, and practice these techniques at home with your family and friends. After this session, you will be able to independently learn more about how to be creative and play around with these versatile screen printing techniques.   Supplies you will need for the workshop: -Sheets of Paper (as many […]

Tertulia “Corrido and narcocorrido: Unique Mexican musical styles.”

Vancouver

This talk approaches the "corrido" as a unique Mexican musical genre: what is the origin of "corridos"?, why and when were "corridos" first sung? Also, we`ll talk about this musical genre evolution, themes, and how it morphed into a new sub-genre: the so-called "narcocorrido" –which deals with drug cartel issues. This tertulia will be held […]