Broadway East Art Walk And The Midtown Experiment March 21 – 23, 2014

20 Mar


The Broadway East Art Walk in collaboration with the Midtown Experiment will be hosting a variety of art and community oriented activities March 21st –March 23rd in Mount Pleasant. The event will help raise funds for upcoming activities this summer including an art walk, a community film festival and public art installations. Art work by local artists will be on display beginning Friday, March 21st and will be available for viewing over the weekend from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  A grand opening for the art exhibit is planned from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Live music will be provided by Weirdeaux starting at 9:30 pm.

A few Pecha Kucha inspired presentations and short film screenings featuring speakers from Papergirl Vancouver, Dude Chilling Art Exchange, Hot Art Wet City, the Drift, Vancouver Cycle Chic and more will take place on Saturday, March 22nd at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. The film screenings will continue on Sunday, March 23rd at 3:00 pm.  A community information fair will take place on Saturday, March 22nd between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. featuring various community organizations including Papergirl Vancouver, 100 in 1 day Vancouver, the St George Rainway Project, Vancouver Farmer’s Market and the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House to name a few. The community fair will continue on Sunday from 1:00 pm to 3:00 p.m.

If you are not familiar with the Broadway East Art Walk, the vision of organizers is to transform the stretch of Broadway between Price Edward and Price Albert through community engagement and art. All events are open to the public.  Note: RSVPs are required for the grand opening, film screenings and Pecha Kucha talks. You can RSVP by visiting their Facebook page. A $5 per person donation is suggested to attend individual activities.  Events take place at the Midtown Experiment located at 585 E. Broadway (at Carolina) with the grand opening kick off on Friday March 21st at 6:00 p.m. For more information about the upcoming activities, visit their website Broadway East Art Walk.

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