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Top Vancouver Events Sept 14 - 20: Fringe, Hapa-palooza and more

Been to the Fringe Festival yet this year?

It's been a long busy week for us, so we're psyched to leave our work behind and enjoy some of these fab events! What will you guys be doing?

Top Picks

New Forms Festival (Ajay's Pick)
Sep 13 - 16 | East Van | various
In its 12th year, the New Forms Festival will be presenting some of the most cutting-edge digital experimentation Vancouver has ever seen. There will be a variety of electronic music and contemporary visual arts.

Leadership Forums at Tsleil-Waututh (Miraj's pick)
Sep 19 | 9 - 11.30 AM | 3010 Sleil-Waututh Road | Free

Join Chief Justin George and his Council for an exciting morning of information sharing and exchange about entrepreneurship, its role and value; and its opportunities and challenges for Aboriginal economic development. Highly successful aboriginal entrepreneurs will be engaged in a dynamic discussion facilitated by Rick Spence, columnist at the National Post.

Honourable Mentions


Celebration to commemorate North America's first Sikh temple
Sep 15 | 2nd Avenue Gurdwara | Free
The 2nd Avenue Gurdwara was the first Sikh Temple in North America and this celebration will include the plaque unveiling, speeches by community pioneers and a reception to follow at East India Carpets.

New Brighton Special

Sep 16 |1 - 9 PM | New Brighton, 3201 New Brighton Road | Free

A Special collaboration with New Forms Festival hosted at New Brighton Park. Experience an amazing weekend of music featuring a spectacular cast of artists including Baltimore's Beautiful Swimmers, Kevin McPhee & Ronnie Falcon, and live sets from Larry James, Aquarian Foundation, Evy Jane and FALCONS.

Social Impact Entrepreneurship: Do right and deliver profits
Sep 18 | 4 - 6 PM | 5 Capilano Way, New Westminster | Free

Join Start Up Canada Tour for an enlightening visit to the Urban Impact Recycling Facility and hear how Nicole Stefenelli of Urban Impact and other entrepreneurs are using their companies as tools for positive societal change: delivering both positive societal impact and profit to shareholders.

Fringe Festival
Sep 6-16 | All over | $10 a show

The Fringe is BC’s largest theatre festival and North America’s most international. This year’s festival will feature over a whopping 754 performances by 97 groups, and is expected to attract over 30,000 attendees.

Hapa-palooza Mixed Flicks
Sep 13 | VAG | Free

Exploration of the latest media featuring mixed identity, with a mixed actors panel, film screenings, and q&a from the film-makers.

Hapa Family Day in the Park
Sep 15 | Strathcona Park | Free
A casual meet-up to meet other in the community, play games and partake in Hapa culture.

Grand Masquerade 2012
Sep 15 | 2 - 3.30 PM | Burrard Skytrain Station | Free

End of Summer Tropical Boat Cruise
Sep 15 | 8pm | MV Britannia | $35

Celebration to commemorate North America's first Sikh temple
Sep 15 | 2nd Avenue Gurdwara | Free

Big Ideas for Libraries
Sept 19 | SFU Downtown | Free                         

Olio Festival :: Music | Art | Comedy
Sep 19 - 23 | All over | $5 per show / $60 all access pass



Upcoming

Mayor's Arts Awards 2012
Sep 20 | 6 PM | Roundhouse Community Centre | Free

Urban Conspiracy Cabaret
Sept 20 | 7:30 PM | SFU Woodwards | $10   

Mayor's Arts Awards 2012
Sep 20 | 6 PM | Roundhouse Community Centre | Free
http://mayorsartsawardsinvitation2012.eventbrite.com/

Peak Performance Project Showcase
Sept 20 | 8PM | Red Room | $10.27+sc

Women 2.0 Founder Friday – Vancouver Launch
Sep 21 | 6 - 9 PM | Mozilla Vancouver, 163 W Hastings St | Free

Raw Talent 2012: The 12x12 Vancouver Photo Marathon Exhibit
Sep 22 | 6:00pm | Salt Building, Olympic Village | By donation

Earthdance Festival - Year of the Woman
Sept 22 | Prospect Point | Free

Raw Talent 2012: The 12x12 Vancouver Photo Marathon Exhibit
Sep 22 | 6:00pm | Salt Building, Olympic Village | By donation

Heritage Harvest Celebration :: A Diversity of Food & People
Sep 23 | Evergreen | Free

Social Media Week Vancouver
Sep 24-28 | Various Venues & Times | Free

EastVanLove Tweetup Vol 6.5
Sept 27 | Tobys | Free


Coast Salish Drumming Workshops with Russell Wallace
Sep 27 | SFU Woodwards

Vancouver International Film Festival
Sep 27 - Oct 12 | All over | Various

Stack the Rack Fundraiser for Qmunity
Oct 1 | Old Boneta Space | $135

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