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March 2020

U/P Retail Hours *by appointment* – Artist books, music, and more

March 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8EAST, 8 East Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1T1 Canada
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Update: Retail hours now by appointment only. Please email info@unitpitt.ca UNIT/PITT Society for Art and Critical Awareness is one of the 8EAST founding partners, along with NOW Society. As a charitable non-profit artist-run centre, U/P has been supporting the diverse creative practices of artists in and around Chinatown and the Downtown Eastside since 1975. Over the last decade, U/P has published a dozen limited edition artist books and essays from emerging and mid-career artists and writers. Swing by during U/P…

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U/P Retail Hours *by appointment* – Artist books, music, and more

March 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8EAST, 8 East Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1T1 Canada
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Update: Retail hours now by appointment only. Please email info@unitpitt.ca UNIT/PITT Society for Art and Critical Awareness is one of the 8EAST founding partners, along with NOW Society. As a charitable non-profit artist-run centre, U/P has been supporting the diverse creative practices of artists in and around Chinatown and the Downtown Eastside since 1975. Over the last decade, U/P has published a dozen limited edition artist books and essays from emerging and mid-career artists and writers. Swing by during U/P…

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Postponed: Afro Van Connect’s The Black Market

March 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8EAST, 8 East Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1T1 Canada
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April 2020

Listening NOW: Early Vancouver Recordings

April 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The NOW Society presents guided listening sessions, the first Saturday of each month. FREE. Light refreshments and tea will be available. Listening NOW 12 - 1pm with Tom Carter Early Vancouver Recordings

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June 2020

84 pianos online stream 1am Thursday night

June 12, 2020 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 am

Crashing tone clusters, droning arpeggios, blues syncopations gone mad, and soft ambient soundscapes - 84 Pianos is a choose-your-own adventure entry inside a piece of new music. Originally created for all the pianos in the Queensland Conservatorium, the Global Pandemic Edition has gone even bigger, featuring over 100 pianists performing live in their own homes & studios all around Australia and the world. Clocked Out teams up with sound artist Leah Barclay and video artist Greg Harm, who will create…

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July 2020

NOW at 8EAST

July 4, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Listening NOW: Improvisation in Cantonese Opera.

July 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The NOW Society presents guided listening sessions, the first Saturday of each month from 12 – 1pm. FREE. Light refreshments and tea will be available. Listening NOW 12 - 1pm with Lan Tung Improvisation in Cantonese Opera

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8EAST 2 years!

July 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Details TBD

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August 2020

Carter / Nesbitt | Schmidt / Chew live on the 8e Plaza

August 15, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Music on the 8EAST Plaza, the outdoor patio North of 8EAST. This event will present an hour of continuous music, by two duos: JP Carter - trumpet Roxanne Nesbitt - electronics Cole Schmidt - guitar Cesar Chew - drums Arrive at 12:15, music from 12:30 - 1:30 By donation $0/10/20 Seating is limited to maintain 6ft distancing, in nine stations for one person or for two persons from the same household or bubble. Please read the information below carefully We…

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Live on the 8EAST Plaza • Hall / Miller | Avendaño / guest

August 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Improvised Music on the 8EAST Plaza! Arrive at 6:45, music from 7 - 8 two duos: Leif Hall- electronics Lisa Cay Miller - nord Adrian Avendaño - drums + Guest By donation $0/10/20 Limited seating maintains 6ft distancing, in nine stations for one person or two persons from the same household or bubble. We present this event with conditions to keep our communities as safe as possible, and to minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Staff will be on…

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