The following is a look ahead at select upcoming events held at SFU Vancouver, for the week of July 11-18, 2014. For the full calendar of events, please visit:
Coming up next week at SFU Vancouver:
Sunday, July 13
Project Limelight – The Chocolate Factory
Time: 2 performances – 2pm & 6pm
Place: Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings St.
Cost: $5-10 online
Project Limelight Society presents The Chocolate Factory, featuring 21 young performers, ages 8 – 13, who have worked together to create a show for their friends, family and community. The Chocolate Factory, in the tradition of Pantomime, combines audience interaction, music, comedy and dance, and is suitable for audiences from the very young to the young at heart. Thank-you to Roald Dahl, and his wonderful book, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, for being an inspiration for this production, and all of us at Project Limelight Society.
Thursday, July 17
The Frankfurt School – The Critique of Capitalist Culture
Place: Rm. 3200, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings St.
Cost: Free, register
A conference on the Contribution of the Frankfurt School to understanding the contradictions of culture in late capitalist society. Featuring the following keynote speakers: Dr. Andrew Feenbert (SFU), Dr. Martin Jay (University of California, Berkley), and Dr. Deborah Cool (University of Windsor).
Friday, July 18 & 19
Place: Russian Hall, 600 Campbell Ave.
A theatre showcase sponsored by Leaky Heaven and SFU School for the Contemporary Arts. Created and performed by Rob Kitsos, Steven Hill, Kim Stevenson, Jesse Kwam, Robert Azevedo, Sean Marshall Jr., Conor Wylie, Felicia Lau and Alex Mah.
Music: Alex Mah
Dramaturgy: Nancy Tam
Projection: Remy Siu
Technical Direction: Jaylene Pratt
Indian Summer Festival
Time: Various times
Place: Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings St.
Cost: Many events for free, full schedule online
Indian Summer is an annual festival that celebrates arts, ideas and diversity that takes place in Downtown Vancouver every July. The next edition will be held July 3-12 2014, based out of SFU's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, with satellite events around the Lower Mainland. Festival highlights for 2014 include ISF's Opening Gala, named “one of the top ten parties to look forward in 2014” by 24 Hours; a rare evening with poet and translator of Rumi, Coleman Barks, as he takes us on a journey through Rumi's life and works accompanied by master musicians; and an unforgettable talk with the incredible Dabbawalas of Mumbai. ISF 2014 is a festival not to be missed!