Tag: cultural events

Punto de Encuentro: A meetup for Latin American creatives

Vancouver, B.C.

We are pleased to invite emerging artists and creatives from Latin America to Punto de Encuentro, an evening of creative community-building through art making. Join us on Saturday, December 9, at 6:00 pm at the Canucks Family Education Centre at Britannia Community and Services Centre. Punto de Encuentro invites you to bid adiós to 2023 […]

Latin American Short Stories Reading Group – December

Vancouver, B.C.

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. Join us […]

New Spanish Cinema: ‘Memories of My Father’ Screening

Vancouver, B.C.

VLACC is pleased to support the screening hosted by The Vancouver Film Festival (VIFF) and Iberoamerican Images of the film 'Memories of My Father' or 'El Olvido que Seremos' on Sunday, January 7 at 8:15 pm.   When: Sunday, January 7th at 8:15 pm Where: VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre Tickets: https://viff.org/whats-on/memories-of-my-father/book/5SPYTKwkE1/   Directed by […]

Dance and Embrace Your Body: Connecting Through Movement

Canuck Family Education Centre 1655 William Street, Vancouver, B.C.

This movement workshop invites us to connect with our inner selves and the world around us. Mexican dancer Carla Alcántara will guide us in awakening our senses from the inside out, warming up our bodies, and welcoming an environment for self-discovery. Get ready to explore playful exercises that support our human connection. We’ll be using […]

February is BLACK HISTORY MONTH! 

Britannia Community Centre - Art Gallery and +55 Centre 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, B.C.

Join us as we celebrate and learn about Black communities on unceded Coast Salish territories! In celebration of Black History Month, we invite you to an exciting, diverse programming at Britannia Britannia Community Services Centre on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 5:30 pm.   We will first screen the selections from the 2023 Vancouver Black Film Festival, Canada’s […]

Black History Month Special Edition Tertulia with Marco Schaumloeffel “Tabom, the community of the Afro-Brazilian returnees in Ghana”

Vancouver, B.C.

Join us to this special editon Tertulia celebrating the Black History Month with UBC's professor Marco Schaumloeffel on the Tabom people's return to Ghana on Thursday, February 29, at 6:30 pm at the Britannia Community Centre Services (Conference Room).  Discover the rich history of this unique community on a exploration of their ties to Brazil […]

Art in Focus: An Interactive Journey Through Modern Latin American Art | Part 2: “From Tarsila do Amaral to Joaquín Torres García”

SFU (Vancouver Campus) - Belzberg Library - Study Room (515 W Hastings St, Vancouver)

Embark on a vibrant journey through the rich tapestry of Modern Latin American Art in our interactive two-part series. This isn't your typical art history class; it's a dynamic exploration that invites you to become an integral part of observing and analyzing artworks. Part 2: “From Tarsila do Amaral to Joaquin Torres Garcia" The adventure […]

SOLD OUT – Explore Latin American Culture – Spring Break Camp

Britannia Community Centre - Rink Mezzanine Room 1661 Napier Street, Vancouver, B.C.

For kids with age at least 6 years but less than 10 years In partnership with the Britannia Community Centre and Words in Motion Spanish Language, we're excited to present a Latin American-inspired Spring Break Camp from March 18th to 22nd. During the week, participants will explore music, language, arts & crafts, dance, and food […]

Flamenco’s Latin American Connections – The Ida y Vuelta Song Forms

Vancouver, B.C.

A lecture, dance class and movement exploration workshop All Ages/ Abilities   Join us in this vibrant fusion of cultures on Saturday, April 6 at 2:15 pm at New Works Q7 Studios for our workshop exploring the Latin American connections in Flamenco. This class is tailored for anyone who wants to know more about the Flamenco's […]

Latin American Short Stories Reading Group – April

Vancouver, B.C.

VLACC is pleased to present a reading group open to anyone interested in short stories written by Latin American authors. Join us on Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30 pm, in the Conference Room (1661 Napier St) for a discussion on the stories "Continuity of Parks" and "Axolotl" by the Argentine author Julio Cortázar as we […]