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September 2022

8EAST Resonates

September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
8EAST, 8 East Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1T1 Canada
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8EAST Resonates Resonating Reconciliation Friday, September 30 8:00 pm at 8EAST 8 East Pender St.  FREE - Donations accepted Doors 7:30 Event 8pm Gunargie, aka Ga'axstasalas, Carl Joseph, Marcy Jacobs, Chris Livingston, Anthony Favel and Patsy Louie discuss resilience, what has taken place since the residential school agreement passed, the evidence of the mass graves at residential schools, colonial ‘apologies’ and survival through sharing, storytelling and music. M.C.: Gunargie aka Ga'axstasalas Guests: Carl Joseph, Marcy Jacobs, Chris Livingston, Anthony Favel…

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October 2022

TV8E Season 5 Episode 1 • Sea/Sky

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Episode 1 • Sea/Sky Live Stream and Live at 8EAST Watch online here (free): https://youtu.be/RYTZNA7zNXw Live at 8EAST by donation at the door free/$10/$20/xx   Musicians: Josh Zubot - violin Peggy Lee - cello James Meger - bass Film: Sea/Sky: Four Music Videos Video by Chris Gestrin Cat Toren - Piano/Composition Josh Zubot - Violin , Katie Rife - Vibraphone From the album "Sea/Sky" by Cat Toren   ~ 8EAST ACCESS STATEMENT ~ Please do not come to the live event…

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TV8E Season 5 Episode 2 • ANCiEnT SkY

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Episode 2 • ANCiEnT SkY Watch here: https://youtu.be/dcT1neiH9UE Musicians: Feven Kidane - trumpet Jocelyn Waugh - trumpet Bill Clark - trumpet Films: ANCiEnT SkY Directed, Shot and Edited by Jesse Zubot Score by Jesse Zubot Bambi Vicky Mettler - guitar, Lisa Cay Miller - piano Video - Lisa Cay Miller, Video Editing - Lief Hall ~ 8EAST ACCESS STATEMENT ~ Please do not come to the live event if: • You have experienced any signs of being unwell in the last 5…

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TV8E Season 5 Episode 3 • Small Creatures

October 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Episode 3 • Small Creatures Watch here: https://youtu.be/TPUvxLcK7Fc Musicians: Jeff Younger - guitar Lisa Cay Miller - nord and piano Jen Yakamovich - drums Films: Small Creatures Lief Hall - voice and electronics Matthew Ariaratnam - guitar Lief Hall and Matthew Ariaratnam - Video in TRANSIT by KAREN NG and JASPER STADHOUDERS toronto and new york : october '22 karen ng : alto sax and clarinet jasper stadhouders : acoustic guitar, mic, booster, fuzz, over-drive and amp recorded on RUSHOLME Rd…

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Caballero/Meger/Schmidt • Miller/Chew/Avendaño

October 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
8EAST, 8 East Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1T1 Canada
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Improvised music @ 8EAST Saturday October 29th, 2022 8pm Two Sets: Cole Schmidt • guitar James Meger • bass Jesus Caballero • drums Cesar Chew • drums Lisa Cay Miller • piano Adrian Avendaño • drums Donate at the door $xx/$20/$10/Free Masks Recommended. Bar. Open Windows, HEPA air purifiers Please do not come to this event if: • You have experienced any signs of being unwell in the last 5 days; • You have been in contact with anyone suspected…

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November 2022

Concurrence Gathering #6

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
8EAST, 8 East Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1T1 Canada
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      Concurrenge Gathering #6 Sunday November 6 6pm Artist talk at Skwachàys Lodge 7pm Performances at 8EAST Concurrence Gathering 6 is presented in association with the Heart of the City Festival, much gratitude to the Festival! con·cur·rence: 1. the fact of two or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the same time. Mathematics: a point at which three or more lines meet. 2. agreement or consistency. Concurrence Gatherings are concerts, talks and story-sharing events, led by…

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NOW ​Improvisation Workshops Fall 2022 with Peggy Lee

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8EAST, 8 East Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1T1 Canada
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At 8EAST and Online for up to 15 participants Saturdays 1:00 - 2:30pm November 19 - December 17 FREE with NOW Membership, Donations gratefully accepted (here). Since 1978, the New Orchestra Workshop Society (NOW) has presented music improvisation workshops, offering space for exploration and participation. Our workshops are for improvisers of all levels of ability and ranges of experience, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, age, race or religion. We protect privacy in…

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Clyde Reed’s 80th Birthday Celebration at 8EAST

November 20 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8EAST, 8 East Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1T1 Canada
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Come celebrate with us!           From Clyde: ‘On Nov. 20, 2022, I am privileged to make-music yet again with some of the brilliant musical collaborators who are part of Vancouver’s vibrant creative music scene. When I moved to Vancouver in 1972, improvised music was an important part of my life, and I was serious about playing the bass in this context. Within a relatively short period of time I met Ken Pickering, who subsequently recommended me…

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Wilson / Kidane / Miller 9pm

November 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
8EAST, 8 East Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1T1 Canada
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Wilson / Kidane / Miller Improvised music @ 8EAST Tuesday November 22nd, 2022 8pm Tony Wilson • guitar Feven Kidane • trumpet Lisa Cay Miller • piano Donate at the door $xx/$20/$10/Free Masks Recommended. Bar. Please note the late start time Please do not come to this event if: • You have experienced any signs of being unwell in the last 5 days; • You have been in contact with anyone suspected of having or who has COVID-19 in the…

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NOW ​Improvisation Workshops Fall 2022 with Aquiles Navarro

November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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At 8EAST and Online for up to 15 participants Saturdays 1:00 - 2:30pm November 19 - December 17 FREE with NOW Membership, Donations gratefully accepted (here). Since 1978, the New Orchestra Workshop Society (NOW) has presented music improvisation workshops, offering space for exploration and participation. Our workshops are for improvisers of all levels of ability and ranges of experience, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, age, race or religion. We protect privacy in…

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