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PechaKucha Vol: 10 ArtWalk Special Edition

PechaKucha Vol: 10 Artwalk Special Edition will take place April 2, at 7:30, at the Evergreen Cultural Centre Theatre, See a variety of disciplines that will surely leave you inspired!
1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam.
April 2nd, 7:30 PM (Doors open 6:30) Tickets: $12, available online at www.evergreenculturalcentre.ca

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PKN#10

Pecha Kucha #9

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For Immediate Release
January 19th, 2013

Arts Connect and the Evergreen Cultural Centre co-present PeckaKucha Night Coquitlam: Vol. 9 - February 14, 2013
A series of brief presentations with visual support (projections) by designers, artists, and others showcasing creative endeavours and ideas. Come experience what everyone is talking about - an evening of inspiration that follows the PeckaKucha template all over the world. A format of 20 images x 20 seconds each!
February 14, 2013 - 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:30pm

Tickets for PechaKucha Night Coquitlam, $12 each are available at www.evergreenculturalcentre.ca
Visit PKN #9 for more information.

ArtsConnect, Tri-Cities Arts Council serves Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra. The non-profit society believes the arts play a crucial role in creating a vibrant region, by promoting arts and culture as part of everyday life.

PechaKucha Night is devised and shared by Klein Dytham Architecture.

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ArtsConnect PKN #8

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For Immediate Release
October 26th, 2012


PechaKucha Night Coquitlam Vol 8 Presented by ArtsConnect and Evergreen Cultural Centre

Having fast become one of Coquitlam’s signature event series, we are excited to announce a broad array of engaging presenters for our eighth PechaKucha Night Coquitlam. As Pecha Kucha Nights feature presenters from within the Tri-City community each showing 20 slides for 20 seconds each, presentations are concise and the pace exciting! You will be introduced to a variety of new ideas that inspire! The unique PKN concept has caught on worldwide as Coquitlam is one of 470 international cities hosting PechaKucha Nights.

PechaKucha Night Coquitlam Volume 8 is happening at Evergreen Cultural Centre Theatre on November 20, 2012. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and presentations start at 7:30 p.m.
Attendees will enjoy two fabulous local Musical Acts. We have both the Coastal Sound Adult Choir joining us with over 40 singers on stage. As well, “Indelible”, a hip hop bothers duo who regularly tour and perform across North America. PechaKucha’s famous beer break also returns as part of the evening’s programme. This edition of PKN is our most diverse to date, you won’t want to miss it!

The evening’s presenters are the highlights, their topics sure to entertain:

· Jane Appleby, artist, will be exploring the history and present day relevance of the Abstract Expressionist art movement as well as sharing some of her own art work.
* Jay Edmondson, Musician, Music Producer and Owner of Paranoyd Sound Studios in Port Moody, will be discussing his experience in the music industry including touring with his band, “Indelible” and producing numerous recording artists.
* Robin Esrock, Travel Writer, renowned adventurer and OLN/CityTV host Robin Esrock takes us around the world in 20 photographs, sharing his most inspiring stories, destinations and characters from a journey to over 100 countries.
* Dr. Gil Desaulniers, Chiropractor, discusses the frightening new statistics of children’s life expectancies being less than that of their parent’s generation and provides important feedback on the necessary health changes that need to be addressed and take place within our society.
* Leslie Michael, Discusses the ideas in his historical book “The Angel with a Broken Heart” based on the real life characters found in the bible, his attempt to find truth, introduce and invite new intelligent and meaningful dialogue on the subject.
* Gillian Mcmillan, Ceramicist, discusses her work and travel findings.
* Alan McMillan, Archeologist, illustrates archaeologist’s work with Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations in Barkley Sound, western Vancouver Island, touching on such topics as whaling and the investigation of house structures.
* Ebby Mohseni, Actor and Producer, brings to life his humorous and flirtatious Iranian character “Sha -Badji “ who newly living in Canada, behaves as though she is of royal descent.

Tickets for PechaKucha Night Coquitlam, $12 each are available at www.evergreenculturalcentre.ca
Visit PKN #8 for more information.

ArtsConnect, Tri-Cities Arts Council serves Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra. The non-profit society believes the arts play a crucial role in creating a vibrant region, by promoting arts and culture as part of everyday life.

PechaKucha Night is devised and shared by Klein Dytham Architecture.

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ArtsConnect - PKN#8

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Media Release

May 22, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ARTSCONNECT BOARD LOOKS TOWARDS NEW HORIZONS

After serving ArtsConnect as Executive Director for over ten years, Helen Daniels, has recently stepped down to pursue other interests.

ArtsConnect Chairman of Communications sub-committee, Roger Loubert says,
“ArtsConnect has been instrumental to the development of the arts and cultural landscape in the region since its inception over 40 years ago. Now is a good opportunity to take a timely review and to set new pathways for our communities today.”

The ArtsConnect Board remains committed to fulfilling its vision and mission while responding positively to challenges, changing environments and most importantly, advocating for the region’s artistic and cultural aspirations.

Loubert added positively, “A whole new generation has come before us with changing demographics and new ways of arts and cultural expressions. From last years’ successful Regional Arts Summit in November 2011, we will take in the reflected thoughts of our members and stakeholders, and together, in the coming months, the Board is committed to producing a strategic work plan leading ArtsConnect towards new horizons.”

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Riverview Heritage

Rather than support the National Historic Site application, the BC Provincial Government will produce a “Heritage Conservation Plan” for Riverview, which includes a public survey to learn what we value about the Riverview Lands & why. The responses will be used to inform a Land Use Plan for Riverview that may appear within a year.
It is important that each of us express our opinion now - while critical decisions are still to be made. Once again, we need to declare that the Riverview lands, trees and buildings should remain public, accessible, and dedicated to the needs of the mentally ill.

Visit: Riverview Horticultural Centre

         Tri-City News

         The Province for more information.

There is a questionnaire to understand what people value about the Riverview Lands and why. Multiple choice, open ended questions and opportunities to share stories through the questionnaire will assist in the understanding of the heritage values of the Lands.

All questionnaires are due July 31st!

To complete the questionnaire, please follow the link on this page to do so:

Riverveiw Questionnaire

Please also pass this message on to your networks!

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