Japan Earthquake Benefit: an evening of readings and performances

The BC Japan Earthquake Fund and the Asian Canadian Studies Society invites you to an evening of poetry, fiction, performance, with some of Vancouver's finest writers: Daphne Marlatt, Joanne Arnott, Proma Tagore, Roy Miki, Lydia Kwa, Hiromi Goto, Fred Wah, and more! 

Thursday, March 31, 2011, 8pm. Doors open at 7:30pm

VIVO Media Arts Centre, 1965 Main Street

Admission by donation. All donations will go to the Canadian Red Cross through the BC-Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. Must be 19 years of age or older to purchase alcohol. ID required.

The BC Japan Earthquake Relief Fund (BC-JERF) is a coalition of volunteers, individuals, community groups and businesses concerned for the well-being of the people in Japan in the wake of the recent earthquake, tsunami, and unfolding nuclear threats. Funds raised through BC-JERF-endorsed campaigns and events will be donated in full to reputable charities operating on the ground in Japan, such as the Japanese Red Cross. 

Community Partners: VIVO Media Arts Centre, Powell Street Festival Society and Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. 

For more information, please contact Julia Aoki, Communications Coordinator at [email protected]

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