Tag: #LatinExpressions

Beyond Dance: A Movement Workshop with Carla Alcántara 

Vancouver, B.C.

This warm and energetic workshop is designed to offer self-reflection, discovery, and an inspiring human connection experience. We will warm up our bodies from the inside out with exciting Latin music and play with movement dynamics that will create a safe and welcoming environment for everyone to enjoy and dance. This workshop will honour our […]

Boiling bodies: street carnival dances from the northeast of Brazil

Vancouver, B.C.

Join Brazilian dance artist Luciana Freire D’Anunciação for an intro class into a few Brazilian dances from the northeast region: frevo, côco, and ciranda. With a somatic approach, we will play with various steps, improvisation scores and short choreographies for a taste of street carnival parties outside of Rio’s circuit. This is an all-levels workshop. […]

Sensorial Visualities: embodying together and alone with Guadalupe Martinez

Vancouver, B.C.

Guadalupe Martinez’s workshop will share tools from her newest work Sensorial Visualities: embodying together, and alone; a process of learning and making art that stems in sensorial awareness and inquiry. In part, Sensorial Visualities emerges as a desire to articulate the sensorial lived experience made palpable through movement, collaboration, and through writing. The workshop will […]

The Settlers (Los Colonos): Film Screening

Vancouver, B.C.

On the year we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Chilean military coup, we joined VIFF to bring you a recent Chilean movie, The Settlers (los Colonos). In 1893, Segundo, a Chilean mestizo; MacLennan, an English army captain; and Bill, an American mercenary, embark on an expedition on horseback to delimit and reclaim the lands […]

Chile, Obstinate Memory screening and Q&A

Vancouver, B.C.

To mark the sombre 50th anniversary of Salvador Allende’s overthrow, join us at a screening of Chile, Obstinate Memory by Patricio Guzmán, truly a living legend of documentary cinema. One […]

Mural Walking Tour – Latin American Edition

Vancouver, B.C.

A special mural tour created by the Vancouver Mural Festival. Please join VMF's Co-founder Adrian Sinclair for an in-person mural tour in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, which now features over 100 murals. The tour starts with a cup of Latin American coffee, and the route is specially designed to highlight murals by artists of Mexican […]

Remembering the Future: Chile 1973 – 2023 An Evening of Music, Poetry, and Art

The Orpheum Theatre 601 Smithie Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Latin Expressions’ spotlight event this year will be a live concert, Remembering the Future: An Evening of Music, Poetry, and Art, featuring local group Sumalao. A 50th-anniversary commemoration of the 1973 Chilean military coup, the concert brings 17 talented performers to the Orpheum stage, celebrating the arrival and impact of Chileans in Canada. This powerful […]

Latin Expressions in Three Conversations

Vancouver, B.C.

Celebrating international authors and discovering writers from different cultures is one of the many highlights of the Festival, and this year, we delve into works from Latin American writers. Each offers fascinating, heady insight into the lives of women. Carmen Boullosa is one of Mexico's leading novelists, poets, and playwrights. The Book of Eve tells […]