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Page W4 · Richmond Review

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Painting on Rocks!

Richmond Art Gallery

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 cont’d

Jeanette Jarville Fine Art Studio

How to Become a Cantonese Opera Performer

52 12:00–2:00 Vancouver Cantonese Opera presents Chinese Opera’s Signature Make-up Application Witness the behind-the-scenes preparation of a Chinese opera performer including make-up application, hair pieces and costumes. In the Atrium, near front entrance.

Minoru Park 7191 Granville Ave. 4 11:00–4:00 Chinese Cultural Festival and Richmond Lantern Festival See Friday, Sept 28

23 10:00–3:00 Textures: An Appreciation Photo Exhibit Tour See Saturday, Sept 29 16 10:00–5:00 Garden City: Richmond’s Agricultural Legacy See Friday, Sept 28

42 10:00–4:00 Jeanette Jarville Fine Art Studio See Saturday, Sept 29 Richmond Martial Arts 120–11331 Coppersmith Way 18 1:00–1:30 Martial Arts Lesson (Ages 4 & 5) See Friday, Sept 28 19 1:30–2:00 Martial Arts Lesson (Ages 6 to 9) See Friday, Sept 28

54 1:00–4:00 Richmond Museum presents Farm-to-Feast Cookout Join chef Ian Lai on the Rooftop Garden, upstairs, as he shares his knowledge of cooking and local farm produce. Limited space. Pre-register at 604-247-8309.

6 10:00–5:00 Art Activities in Hope-Smith Art Lounge See Friday, Sept 28 25 10:00–5:00 Collaborative Face Painting See Saturday, Sept 29

Lansdowne Centre 5300 No. 3 Rd. 58 11:30–5:00 Richmond Chinese Community Society presents RCCS TD Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration at Lansdowne Centre Celebrate with multicultural performances, Chinese calligraphy demonstrations and traditional games.

35 1:30–4:30 Folding Art (ages 5 and up) See Saturday, Sept 29.

5 10:00–5:00 Open Conversations: The Art Practice of Condé and Beveridge See Friday, Sept 28

Gateway Theatre 6500 Gilbert Rd.

33 1:30–4:30 Behind the Book Drops See Saturday, Sept 29.

15 10:00–5:00 PodPlay: Notes From a Building See Friday, Sept 28

55 2:00–3:00 Vancouver Cantonese Opera presents How to Become a Cantonese Opera Performer Learn about the history, body language, costumes and props of Cantonese Opera and enjoy a short performance too. In the Performance Hall.

24 10:00–5:00 Garden City: Play, Discover, Learn See Saturday, Sept 29 49 10:15–4:15 Creative Jewellers Guild of BC presents Jewellery Design & Techniques Watch as a variety of artists demonstrate their jewellery design and construction techniques. In the Arts Centre Lapidary Studio, upstairs.

56 2:00–3:00 Richmond Public Library presents Haiku Contest Hear the winning haiku poems crafted by local teens and adults during the month of September.

29 11:00–3:00 Gallery Tours in Mandarin See Saturday, Sept 29

44 1:30–3:30 Fine Art Exhibition by Danny and Hilda Chen See Saturday, Sept 29 Thompson Community Centre 5151 Granville Ave. 57 11:00–5:00 Community Arts Council of Richmond presents Arts & Crafts for Kids Have fun with art, make a card, play with clay, create a mask, face painting and lots more.

60 12:00–5:00 Audition Master Class at Gateway Theatre Join aspiring Capilano College Musical Theatre students in this audition master class.

62 12:00–5:00 Come to Rehearsal at Gateway Theatre Take an exclusive look at the all-important rehearsal process with Artistic Associate, Amy Lynn Strilchuk.

43 1:30–3:30 Painting on Rocks! See Saturday, Sept 29

51 11:30–1:30 Cinevolution Media Arts Society presents Zero Silence Community Screening & Dialogue Learn of a young Internet–savvy generation speaking out for freedom and democracy in the Arab world in this documentary in English, French and Arabic. In the Performance Hall.

59 12:00–5:00 Set Design at Gateway Theatre Learn about the art and craft of creating theatrical sets with designer Lauchlin Johnston.

61 12:00–5:00 Backstage Tour of Gateway Theatre Take a guided tour and find out what happens behind the scenes of a professional live theatre company.

Danny Chen Art Studio 13291 Steveston Hwy.

50 11:00–3:30 Richmond Potters Club presents A Pottery Studio Tour See potters use a variety of techniques to transform clay into functional or artistic pieces. In the Richmond Arts Centre Pottery Studio, upstairs.

Farm-to-Feast Cookout with Chef Ian Lai

Jeanette Jarville Fine Art Studio 13211 Steveston Hwy.

53 1:00–4:00 Richmond Art Gallery and Richmond Printmakers Group presents Richmond Printmakers Open House Watch printmaking demonstrations and try out a part of the printing process yourself. In the Richmond Art Gallery Program Room.

Richmond Cultural Centre 7700 Minoru Gate

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More than 60 free activities happening in Richmond!

63 12:00–5:00 Costume Design at Gateway Theatre Discover the world of theatre costuming with designer Taylor Tucson. 64 1:00–4:30 Play Readings at Gateway Theatre Listen to dramatic readings by playwrights Lucia Frangione and Artistic Director Emeritus, Simon Johnston. List of activities correct at time of publication. Please check culturedays.ca for updates.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

64 free, participatory arts and culture activities in Richmond!

6 10:00–5:00 Interactive Art Activities in the Hope-Smith Art Lounge See Friday, Sept 28

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

10 10:00–5:00 Rock Art See Friday, Sept 28

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site 12138 Fourth Ave. 1 10:30–12:00, 1:30–3:00 Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society presents Under the Rafters: A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Guaranteed to delight, join this exclusive tour of the usually hidden spaces that make up the Gulf of Georgia Cannery. Pre-register at 604-664-9261 or christina.froschauer@pc.gc.ca. Britannia Heritage Shipyard 5180 Westwater Dr. 2 12:00–4:00 Britannia Heritage Shipyard National Historic Site presents Inside the Britannia Shipyard Tour buildings that explore the lives of the multi-ethnic residents that called Britannia home during a time when fishing and boatbuilding were flourishing industries on the Fraser River. Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio 6720 Maple Rd. 3 4:00–9:00 Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio and Exhibition Meet an internationally recognized master artist in her working studio. Minoru Park 7191 Granville Ave. 4 11:00–7:00 Association of Chinese Cultural Promotion Canada presents Chinese Cultural Festival and Richmond Lantern Festival Enjoy performances, exhibits, art displays and hands-on activities. Richmond Cultural Centre 7700 Minoru Gate 5 10:00–6:00 Richmond Art Gallery presents Open Conversations: The Art Practice of Condé and Beveridge View an exhibition that explores the practice of Canadian artists Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge. 6 10:00–6:00 Richmond Art Gallery presents Interactive Art Activities in the Hope-Smith Art Lounge Create your own work of art, watch videos and read about the current Condé and Beveridge exhibition. 7 12:00–1:00 City of Richmond presents The Upstairs Country: A Poet’s Journey Local poet Alan Hill discusses his journey in the creation of his newly published book of poetry. On the Rooftop Garden, upstairs. 8 12:00–5:00 City of Richmond Public Art Program presents Imagine and Draw Your Own Public Art If you were commissioned to create a work of public art to sit in front of the Cultural Centre, what would it be? In the Atrium, near front entrance. 9 6:00–9:00 Richmond Arts Centre presents Adult Acrylic Open Studio Visit the Adult Acrylic Painting Class, instructed by Morley Watson. In the Atrium, near front entrance. 10 6:00–9:00 Joyce Kamikura presents Life-Drawing Drop in with your own drawing materials and practise drawing from a live model in the foyer.

10 6:00–9:00 Richmond Gem and Mineral Club presents Rock Art Discover the art of stone polishing and jewellery making. In the Arts Centre Lapidary Studio, upstairs. 12 6:30–8:30 Richmond Public Library presents Beat the Clock Contest Can you sort a trolley of books as fast as a librarian? Race against the clock in this fun interactive activity suitable for all ages. 13 7:00–8:00 Richmond Arts Centre and Ivan Dimitrov present Guitar Evening with the Students of the Richmond Arts Centre Learn about different kinds of guitars and listen to guitar music of many eras and styles. In the Plaza, outside the front entrance (or Atrium if rain). 14 7:00–9:00 City of Richmond Public Art Program presents Ten Conversations on Public Art | Powered by PechaKucha See ten amazing public artists give short presentations on their practices based on the popular PechaKucha Night presentation format: 20 images for 20 seconds each. In the Performance Hall. 15 9:00–9:00 City of Richmond and Neworld Theatre present PodPlay: Notes From A Building Pop on the headphones and lose yourself in a story that takes you through the history of the Richmond Cultural Centre. Either sign out an audio player at the front desk or download to your own device at www.richmondartgallery.org/downloads.php. 16 9:00–9:30 Richmond Museum presents Garden City: Richmond’s Agricultural Legacy Explore Richmond’s agricultural industry, from its early days when settlers were first attracted to fertile soils to the modern industry it is today. Location TBA visit culturedays.ca for details 17 2:00–5:00 Jennifer Lang “Swampwater Creations” presents Handcrafted Doll Making Learn how dolls are crafted from recycled fabrics and make a keepsake. Richmond Martial Arts 120–11331 Coppersmith Way 18 3:30–4:00 Martial Arts Lesson (Ages 4 & 5) A 30-minute introductory martial arts class for children aged 4 and 5. 19 6:30–7:00 Martial Arts Lesson (Ages 6 to 9) A 30-minute introductory martial arts class for children ages 6 to 9.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site 12138 Fourth Ave. 1 10:30–12:00, 1:30–3:00 Under the Rafters: A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery See Friday, Sept 28 20 1:00–3:00 Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society and City of Richmond Environmental Sustainability Team present “Fin”ger prints of the Fraser River: Art and Ecology Intertwined Celebrate the local fish populations of the Fraser River through an exploration of local ecology, artistic expression and “gyotaku”, traditional Japanese fish printing.

Britannia Heritage Shipyard 5180 Westwater Dr. 2 12:00–4:00 Inside the Britannia Shipyard See Friday, Sept 28 21 2:00–4:00 Mortal Coil Performance Society presents Making and Doing Salmon Row: Site-Specific Art in Community Meet the artistic team behind the 2011 hit show, Salmon Row. See props and costumes and learn about the process of creating an original production based on Steveston’s complex history. London Heritage Farm 6511Dyke Rd. 22 12:00–4:00 London Heritage Farm Society presents Quilting, Spinning and Washing Try your hand at quilting and spinning and learn how clothing is washed on an old fashioned washboard. There will be site tours of the farm as well. Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio 6720 Maple Rd. 3 11:00–9:00 Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio and Exhibition See Friday, Sept 28 Minoru Park 7191 Granville Ave. 4 11:00–7:00 Chinese Cultural Festival and Richmond Lantern Festival See Friday, Sept 28 Richmond Cultural Centre 7700 Minoru Gate 23 10:00–3:00 Textile Arts Guild of Richmond (TAGOR)/ Richmond Photo Club presents Textures: An Appreciation Photo Exhibit Tour Get a behind-the-scenes tour and discover how two arts groups collaborated to present a high-quality exhibition that showcases the best in needlework and photography. In the Rotunda Gallery, upstairs. 24 10:00–5:00 Richmond Museum presents Garden City: Play, Discover, Learn Find out what makes Richmond the “Garden City” through games and crafts for kids. 16 10:00–5:00 Garden City: Richmond’s Agricultural Legacy See Friday, Sept 28 25 10:00–5:00 Krista presents Collaborative Face Painting With an artist, design your own face painting in the Cultural Centre Plaza. 15 10:00–5:00 PodPlay: Notes From a Building See Friday, Sept 28 5 10:00–5:00 Open Conversations: The Art Practice of Condé and Beveridge See Friday, Sept 28

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

26 10:30–12:30 Shen Yun Show Vancouver Organizing Committee presents Explore Authentic Chinese Arts Take a workshop about the classical dance, instruments and high fashion of China’s ancient dynasties, with hands-on activities and demonstrations. Enjoy delicious mooncakes! In the Performance Hall. 27 11:00–12:30 (6–8 years) 1:15–2:45 (9–12 years) Richmond Arts Centre Art Truck presents Fly Away With Me Create a kite in the Impressionist style of artist Ted Harrison. Space limited. Sign up 30 minutes prior to class time. In the Plaza, outside the front entrance. 28 12:00–4:00 Richmond Youth Media Program presents Green Screen Drop-in at Richmond Media Lab Learn how a green screen works with a live video demonstration. Bring your camera to snap a few photos of yourself exploring some unlikely places! 29 11:00–1:00 Richmond Art Gallery presents Gallery Tours in Mandarin Gallery Docents in the Richmond Art Gallery will provide short exhibition tours and answer your questions in both English and Mandarin. 30 1:00–2:30 Richmond Art Gallery presents Panel Discussion: What is Arts and Culture Work? Meet some of the people who work at the Cultural Centre and find out what happens behind the scenes when exhibiting, preserving and presenting arts, culture and heritage in Richmond. 31 1:00–4:00 Richmond Photo Club presents Digital Photography for Beginnners Bring your camera with user manual and fully charged batteries and learn the basics of digital imaging. In the Board Room. 32 1:30–4:00 Richmond Multicultural Community Services presents Traditional Customs and Canadian Customs: What’s your story? What are the challenges of sustaining traditional values and customs? How do you welcome Canadian values and customs? Share your intercultural stories with Richmond in 3D. In the Performance Hall. 33 1:30–4:30 Richmond Public Library presents Behind the Book Drops Take a 20-minute tour of the automated book sorter and see how books go from the return bin to back on the shelf.

34 1:30–4:30 Richmond Public Library presents Meet an Aviation Artist Enjoy an exhibition of aviation drawings in the Kwok-Chu Lee Living Room. Artist Su-Pin Li will be on hand to demonstrate his process. 35 1:30–4:30 Richmond Public Library presents Folding Art (ages 5 and up) Fold pretty papers from damaged publications into original origami art. 36 2:00–5:00 World Poetry Reading Series Society presents World Poetry Richmond Celebrates Diversity! Join hosts Ariadne Sawyer and Peter Lojewski on the Rooftop Garden (upstairs) for a World Poetry Treasure Hunt, readings and more. 37 2:45–3:45 Richmond Art Gallery presents Curator Tour at the Richmond Art Gallery Join Guest Curator Scott Marsden for a tour of Open Conversation: The Art Practice of Carole Condé & Karl Beveridge. Refreshments served. 38 3:15–4:00 Richmond Arts Centre and Gustavo Ferman present Demo and a Dance Take a dance class incorporating elements from Salsa, Mambo, Cumbia, Bachata, Cha-Cha-Cha, Merengue, Reggeaton and Rumba, with a splash of funk and jazz. In the Plaza. outside the front entrance.

Steveston Museum & Visitor Centre 3811 Moncton St. 45 11:00–4:00 Steveston Museum & Visitor Centre presents Guided Historical Walking Tours Take a stroll through history with your choice of tour: Murder, Mayhem and Morality in Old Steveston (11:00) or Sliding Through Steveston, a look at historical buildings and the history behind them (1:00). Approx 45 mins. Rufus Lin Gallery of Japanese Art 415 Cooney Rd. 46 11:00–3:00 Rufus Lin Gallery of Japanese Art presents Make your own chigiri–e Create your own chigiri–e (torn paper collage) inspired by examples created by Japanese artists. Broadmoor Baptist Church 8140 Saunders Rd. 47 1:30–3:30 Richmond Singers presents Open Rehearsal Drop in to join the Richmond Singers for an informal choir rehearsal including classical, folk, gospel and show tunes.

Dr. Art School of Expressive Arts Therapy #3–5911 Cooney Rd.

Richmond Martial Arts 120–11331 Coppersmith Way 18 2:00–2:30 Martial Arts Lesson (Ages 4 & 5) See Friday, Sept 28

39 1:00–4:00 Rainbow Feelings at Dr. Art School of Expressive Art Therapy Express your feelings through visual art.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Cambie Community Centre 12800 Cambie Rd. 40 1:00–3:00 Richmond Youth Honour Choir presents Children’s Choir and Youth Show Choir Rehearsal Aspiring singers (9–12 and 13–18) are invited to an open rehearsal to learn vocal techniques and enjoy a range of musical genres. 41 2:00–3:30 Ming Yeung presents Free Style Chinese Brush Painting Workshop Join artist Ming Yeung for a workshop on free style painting that focuses on speed control and simplicity with no preliminary sketches. Jeanette Jarville Fine Art Studio 13211 Steveston Hwy. 42 10:00–4:00 Jeanette Jarville Fine Art Studio Meet professional artist, Jeanette Jarville, in her painting studio. Danny Chen Art Studio 13291 Steveston Hwy. 43 1:30–3:30 Painting on Rocks! Learn all about rock painting from colour mixing to protective coatings. For kids and adults. Pre-register at info@chensgallery.com. 44 1:30–5:30 Fine Art Exhibition by Danny and Hilda Chen Meet the artists and view original artworks in their gallery/working studio. Bring the kids and enter a contest to identify wildlife.

MYSTERY LOCATION revealed upon pre-registration 48 11:00–12:00, 1:00–2:00 Richmond Museum presents Richmond Museum Artefact Storage Tours Take this rare opportunity to view the Museum’s collection over over 15,000 artifacts. Pre-registration required: 604–247–8309. The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site 12138 Fourth Ave. 1 10:30–12:00, 1:30–3:00 Under the Rafters: A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery See Friday, Sept 28 20 1:00–3:00 “Fin”ger prints of the Fraser River: Art and Ecology Intertwined See Saturday, Sept 29 Britannia Heritage Shipyard 5180 Westwater Dr. 2 12:00–4:00 Inside the Britannia Shipyard See Friday, Sept 28 21 2:00–4:00 Making and Doing Salmon Row: Site-Specific Art in Community See Saturday, Sept 29 London Heritage Farm 6511Dyke Rd. 22 12:00–4:00 Quilting, Spinning and Washing See Saturday, Sept 29 Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio 6720 Maple Rd. 3 11:00–8:00 Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio and Exhibition See Friday, Sept 28

Full descriptions and even more activities at culturedays.ca


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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

64 free, participatory arts and culture activities in Richmond!

6 10:00–5:00 Interactive Art Activities in the Hope-Smith Art Lounge See Friday, Sept 28

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

10 10:00–5:00 Rock Art See Friday, Sept 28

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site 12138 Fourth Ave. 1 10:30–12:00, 1:30–3:00 Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society presents Under the Rafters: A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Guaranteed to delight, join this exclusive tour of the usually hidden spaces that make up the Gulf of Georgia Cannery. Pre-register at 604-664-9261 or christina.froschauer@pc.gc.ca. Britannia Heritage Shipyard 5180 Westwater Dr. 2 12:00–4:00 Britannia Heritage Shipyard National Historic Site presents Inside the Britannia Shipyard Tour buildings that explore the lives of the multi-ethnic residents that called Britannia home during a time when fishing and boatbuilding were flourishing industries on the Fraser River. Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio 6720 Maple Rd. 3 4:00–9:00 Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio and Exhibition Meet an internationally recognized master artist in her working studio. Minoru Park 7191 Granville Ave. 4 11:00–7:00 Association of Chinese Cultural Promotion Canada presents Chinese Cultural Festival and Richmond Lantern Festival Enjoy performances, exhibits, art displays and hands-on activities. Richmond Cultural Centre 7700 Minoru Gate 5 10:00–6:00 Richmond Art Gallery presents Open Conversations: The Art Practice of Condé and Beveridge View an exhibition that explores the practice of Canadian artists Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge. 6 10:00–6:00 Richmond Art Gallery presents Interactive Art Activities in the Hope-Smith Art Lounge Create your own work of art, watch videos and read about the current Condé and Beveridge exhibition. 7 12:00–1:00 City of Richmond presents The Upstairs Country: A Poet’s Journey Local poet Alan Hill discusses his journey in the creation of his newly published book of poetry. On the Rooftop Garden, upstairs. 8 12:00–5:00 City of Richmond Public Art Program presents Imagine and Draw Your Own Public Art If you were commissioned to create a work of public art to sit in front of the Cultural Centre, what would it be? In the Atrium, near front entrance. 9 6:00–9:00 Richmond Arts Centre presents Adult Acrylic Open Studio Visit the Adult Acrylic Painting Class, instructed by Morley Watson. In the Atrium, near front entrance. 10 6:00–9:00 Joyce Kamikura presents Life-Drawing Drop in with your own drawing materials and practise drawing from a live model in the foyer.

10 6:00–9:00 Richmond Gem and Mineral Club presents Rock Art Discover the art of stone polishing and jewellery making. In the Arts Centre Lapidary Studio, upstairs. 12 6:30–8:30 Richmond Public Library presents Beat the Clock Contest Can you sort a trolley of books as fast as a librarian? Race against the clock in this fun interactive activity suitable for all ages. 13 7:00–8:00 Richmond Arts Centre and Ivan Dimitrov present Guitar Evening with the Students of the Richmond Arts Centre Learn about different kinds of guitars and listen to guitar music of many eras and styles. In the Plaza, outside the front entrance (or Atrium if rain). 14 7:00–9:00 City of Richmond Public Art Program presents Ten Conversations on Public Art | Powered by PechaKucha See ten amazing public artists give short presentations on their practices based on the popular PechaKucha Night presentation format: 20 images for 20 seconds each. In the Performance Hall. 15 9:00–9:00 City of Richmond and Neworld Theatre present PodPlay: Notes From A Building Pop on the headphones and lose yourself in a story that takes you through the history of the Richmond Cultural Centre. Either sign out an audio player at the front desk or download to your own device at www.richmondartgallery.org/downloads.php. 16 9:00–9:30 Richmond Museum presents Garden City: Richmond’s Agricultural Legacy Explore Richmond’s agricultural industry, from its early days when settlers were first attracted to fertile soils to the modern industry it is today. Location TBA visit culturedays.ca for details 17 2:00–5:00 Jennifer Lang “Swampwater Creations” presents Handcrafted Doll Making Learn how dolls are crafted from recycled fabrics and make a keepsake. Richmond Martial Arts 120–11331 Coppersmith Way 18 3:30–4:00 Martial Arts Lesson (Ages 4 & 5) A 30-minute introductory martial arts class for children aged 4 and 5. 19 6:30–7:00 Martial Arts Lesson (Ages 6 to 9) A 30-minute introductory martial arts class for children ages 6 to 9.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site 12138 Fourth Ave. 1 10:30–12:00, 1:30–3:00 Under the Rafters: A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery See Friday, Sept 28 20 1:00–3:00 Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society and City of Richmond Environmental Sustainability Team present “Fin”ger prints of the Fraser River: Art and Ecology Intertwined Celebrate the local fish populations of the Fraser River through an exploration of local ecology, artistic expression and “gyotaku”, traditional Japanese fish printing.

Britannia Heritage Shipyard 5180 Westwater Dr. 2 12:00–4:00 Inside the Britannia Shipyard See Friday, Sept 28 21 2:00–4:00 Mortal Coil Performance Society presents Making and Doing Salmon Row: Site-Specific Art in Community Meet the artistic team behind the 2011 hit show, Salmon Row. See props and costumes and learn about the process of creating an original production based on Steveston’s complex history. London Heritage Farm 6511Dyke Rd. 22 12:00–4:00 London Heritage Farm Society presents Quilting, Spinning and Washing Try your hand at quilting and spinning and learn how clothing is washed on an old fashioned washboard. There will be site tours of the farm as well. Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio 6720 Maple Rd. 3 11:00–9:00 Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio and Exhibition See Friday, Sept 28 Minoru Park 7191 Granville Ave. 4 11:00–7:00 Chinese Cultural Festival and Richmond Lantern Festival See Friday, Sept 28 Richmond Cultural Centre 7700 Minoru Gate 23 10:00–3:00 Textile Arts Guild of Richmond (TAGOR)/ Richmond Photo Club presents Textures: An Appreciation Photo Exhibit Tour Get a behind-the-scenes tour and discover how two arts groups collaborated to present a high-quality exhibition that showcases the best in needlework and photography. In the Rotunda Gallery, upstairs. 24 10:00–5:00 Richmond Museum presents Garden City: Play, Discover, Learn Find out what makes Richmond the “Garden City” through games and crafts for kids. 16 10:00–5:00 Garden City: Richmond’s Agricultural Legacy See Friday, Sept 28 25 10:00–5:00 Krista presents Collaborative Face Painting With an artist, design your own face painting in the Cultural Centre Plaza. 15 10:00–5:00 PodPlay: Notes From a Building See Friday, Sept 28 5 10:00–5:00 Open Conversations: The Art Practice of Condé and Beveridge See Friday, Sept 28

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26 10:30–12:30 Shen Yun Show Vancouver Organizing Committee presents Explore Authentic Chinese Arts Take a workshop about the classical dance, instruments and high fashion of China’s ancient dynasties, with hands-on activities and demonstrations. Enjoy delicious mooncakes! In the Performance Hall. 27 11:00–12:30 (6–8 years) 1:15–2:45 (9–12 years) Richmond Arts Centre Art Truck presents Fly Away With Me Create a kite in the Impressionist style of artist Ted Harrison. Space limited. Sign up 30 minutes prior to class time. In the Plaza, outside the front entrance. 28 12:00–4:00 Richmond Youth Media Program presents Green Screen Drop-in at Richmond Media Lab Learn how a green screen works with a live video demonstration. Bring your camera to snap a few photos of yourself exploring some unlikely places! 29 11:00–1:00 Richmond Art Gallery presents Gallery Tours in Mandarin Gallery Docents in the Richmond Art Gallery will provide short exhibition tours and answer your questions in both English and Mandarin. 30 1:00–2:30 Richmond Art Gallery presents Panel Discussion: What is Arts and Culture Work? Meet some of the people who work at the Cultural Centre and find out what happens behind the scenes when exhibiting, preserving and presenting arts, culture and heritage in Richmond. 31 1:00–4:00 Richmond Photo Club presents Digital Photography for Beginnners Bring your camera with user manual and fully charged batteries and learn the basics of digital imaging. In the Board Room. 32 1:30–4:00 Richmond Multicultural Community Services presents Traditional Customs and Canadian Customs: What’s your story? What are the challenges of sustaining traditional values and customs? How do you welcome Canadian values and customs? Share your intercultural stories with Richmond in 3D. In the Performance Hall. 33 1:30–4:30 Richmond Public Library presents Behind the Book Drops Take a 20-minute tour of the automated book sorter and see how books go from the return bin to back on the shelf.

34 1:30–4:30 Richmond Public Library presents Meet an Aviation Artist Enjoy an exhibition of aviation drawings in the Kwok-Chu Lee Living Room. Artist Su-Pin Li will be on hand to demonstrate his process. 35 1:30–4:30 Richmond Public Library presents Folding Art (ages 5 and up) Fold pretty papers from damaged publications into original origami art. 36 2:00–5:00 World Poetry Reading Series Society presents World Poetry Richmond Celebrates Diversity! Join hosts Ariadne Sawyer and Peter Lojewski on the Rooftop Garden (upstairs) for a World Poetry Treasure Hunt, readings and more. 37 2:45–3:45 Richmond Art Gallery presents Curator Tour at the Richmond Art Gallery Join Guest Curator Scott Marsden for a tour of Open Conversation: The Art Practice of Carole Condé & Karl Beveridge. Refreshments served. 38 3:15–4:00 Richmond Arts Centre and Gustavo Ferman present Demo and a Dance Take a dance class incorporating elements from Salsa, Mambo, Cumbia, Bachata, Cha-Cha-Cha, Merengue, Reggeaton and Rumba, with a splash of funk and jazz. In the Plaza. outside the front entrance.

Steveston Museum & Visitor Centre 3811 Moncton St. 45 11:00–4:00 Steveston Museum & Visitor Centre presents Guided Historical Walking Tours Take a stroll through history with your choice of tour: Murder, Mayhem and Morality in Old Steveston (11:00) or Sliding Through Steveston, a look at historical buildings and the history behind them (1:00). Approx 45 mins. Rufus Lin Gallery of Japanese Art 415 Cooney Rd. 46 11:00–3:00 Rufus Lin Gallery of Japanese Art presents Make your own chigiri–e Create your own chigiri–e (torn paper collage) inspired by examples created by Japanese artists. Broadmoor Baptist Church 8140 Saunders Rd. 47 1:30–3:30 Richmond Singers presents Open Rehearsal Drop in to join the Richmond Singers for an informal choir rehearsal including classical, folk, gospel and show tunes.

Dr. Art School of Expressive Arts Therapy #3–5911 Cooney Rd.

Richmond Martial Arts 120–11331 Coppersmith Way 18 2:00–2:30 Martial Arts Lesson (Ages 4 & 5) See Friday, Sept 28

39 1:00–4:00 Rainbow Feelings at Dr. Art School of Expressive Art Therapy Express your feelings through visual art.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Cambie Community Centre 12800 Cambie Rd. 40 1:00–3:00 Richmond Youth Honour Choir presents Children’s Choir and Youth Show Choir Rehearsal Aspiring singers (9–12 and 13–18) are invited to an open rehearsal to learn vocal techniques and enjoy a range of musical genres. 41 2:00–3:30 Ming Yeung presents Free Style Chinese Brush Painting Workshop Join artist Ming Yeung for a workshop on free style painting that focuses on speed control and simplicity with no preliminary sketches. Jeanette Jarville Fine Art Studio 13211 Steveston Hwy. 42 10:00–4:00 Jeanette Jarville Fine Art Studio Meet professional artist, Jeanette Jarville, in her painting studio. Danny Chen Art Studio 13291 Steveston Hwy. 43 1:30–3:30 Painting on Rocks! Learn all about rock painting from colour mixing to protective coatings. For kids and adults. Pre-register at info@chensgallery.com. 44 1:30–5:30 Fine Art Exhibition by Danny and Hilda Chen Meet the artists and view original artworks in their gallery/working studio. Bring the kids and enter a contest to identify wildlife.

MYSTERY LOCATION revealed upon pre-registration 48 11:00–12:00, 1:00–2:00 Richmond Museum presents Richmond Museum Artefact Storage Tours Take this rare opportunity to view the Museum’s collection over over 15,000 artifacts. Pre-registration required: 604–247–8309. The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site 12138 Fourth Ave. 1 10:30–12:00, 1:30–3:00 Under the Rafters: A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery See Friday, Sept 28 20 1:00–3:00 “Fin”ger prints of the Fraser River: Art and Ecology Intertwined See Saturday, Sept 29 Britannia Heritage Shipyard 5180 Westwater Dr. 2 12:00–4:00 Inside the Britannia Shipyard See Friday, Sept 28 21 2:00–4:00 Making and Doing Salmon Row: Site-Specific Art in Community See Saturday, Sept 29 London Heritage Farm 6511Dyke Rd. 22 12:00–4:00 Quilting, Spinning and Washing See Saturday, Sept 29 Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio 6720 Maple Rd. 3 11:00–8:00 Aphrodite’s Fine Arts Studio and Exhibition See Friday, Sept 28

Full descriptions and even more activities at culturedays.ca


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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Painting on Rocks!

Richmond Art Gallery

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 cont’d

Jeanette Jarville Fine Art Studio

How to Become a Cantonese Opera Performer

52 12:00–2:00 Vancouver Cantonese Opera presents Chinese Opera’s Signature Make-up Application Witness the behind-the-scenes preparation of a Chinese opera performer including make-up application, hair pieces and costumes. In the Atrium, near front entrance.

Minoru Park 7191 Granville Ave. 4 11:00–4:00 Chinese Cultural Festival and Richmond Lantern Festival See Friday, Sept 28

23 10:00–3:00 Textures: An Appreciation Photo Exhibit Tour See Saturday, Sept 29 16 10:00–5:00 Garden City: Richmond’s Agricultural Legacy See Friday, Sept 28

42 10:00–4:00 Jeanette Jarville Fine Art Studio See Saturday, Sept 29 Richmond Martial Arts 120–11331 Coppersmith Way 18 1:00–1:30 Martial Arts Lesson (Ages 4 & 5) See Friday, Sept 28 19 1:30–2:00 Martial Arts Lesson (Ages 6 to 9) See Friday, Sept 28

54 1:00–4:00 Richmond Museum presents Farm-to-Feast Cookout Join chef Ian Lai on the Rooftop Garden, upstairs, as he shares his knowledge of cooking and local farm produce. Limited space. Pre-register at 604-247-8309.

6 10:00–5:00 Art Activities in Hope-Smith Art Lounge See Friday, Sept 28 25 10:00–5:00 Collaborative Face Painting See Saturday, Sept 29

Lansdowne Centre 5300 No. 3 Rd. 58 11:30–5:00 Richmond Chinese Community Society presents RCCS TD Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration at Lansdowne Centre Celebrate with multicultural performances, Chinese calligraphy demonstrations and traditional games.

35 1:30–4:30 Folding Art (ages 5 and up) See Saturday, Sept 29.

5 10:00–5:00 Open Conversations: The Art Practice of Condé and Beveridge See Friday, Sept 28

Gateway Theatre 6500 Gilbert Rd.

33 1:30–4:30 Behind the Book Drops See Saturday, Sept 29.

15 10:00–5:00 PodPlay: Notes From a Building See Friday, Sept 28

55 2:00–3:00 Vancouver Cantonese Opera presents How to Become a Cantonese Opera Performer Learn about the history, body language, costumes and props of Cantonese Opera and enjoy a short performance too. In the Performance Hall.

24 10:00–5:00 Garden City: Play, Discover, Learn See Saturday, Sept 29 49 10:15–4:15 Creative Jewellers Guild of BC presents Jewellery Design & Techniques Watch as a variety of artists demonstrate their jewellery design and construction techniques. In the Arts Centre Lapidary Studio, upstairs.

56 2:00–3:00 Richmond Public Library presents Haiku Contest Hear the winning haiku poems crafted by local teens and adults during the month of September.

29 11:00–3:00 Gallery Tours in Mandarin See Saturday, Sept 29

44 1:30–3:30 Fine Art Exhibition by Danny and Hilda Chen See Saturday, Sept 29 Thompson Community Centre 5151 Granville Ave. 57 11:00–5:00 Community Arts Council of Richmond presents Arts & Crafts for Kids Have fun with art, make a card, play with clay, create a mask, face painting and lots more.

60 12:00–5:00 Audition Master Class at Gateway Theatre Join aspiring Capilano College Musical Theatre students in this audition master class.

62 12:00–5:00 Come to Rehearsal at Gateway Theatre Take an exclusive look at the all-important rehearsal process with Artistic Associate, Amy Lynn Strilchuk.

43 1:30–3:30 Painting on Rocks! See Saturday, Sept 29

51 11:30–1:30 Cinevolution Media Arts Society presents Zero Silence Community Screening & Dialogue Learn of a young Internet–savvy generation speaking out for freedom and democracy in the Arab world in this documentary in English, French and Arabic. In the Performance Hall.

59 12:00–5:00 Set Design at Gateway Theatre Learn about the art and craft of creating theatrical sets with designer Lauchlin Johnston.

61 12:00–5:00 Backstage Tour of Gateway Theatre Take a guided tour and find out what happens behind the scenes of a professional live theatre company.

Danny Chen Art Studio 13291 Steveston Hwy.

50 11:00–3:30 Richmond Potters Club presents A Pottery Studio Tour See potters use a variety of techniques to transform clay into functional or artistic pieces. In the Richmond Arts Centre Pottery Studio, upstairs.

Farm-to-Feast Cookout with Chef Ian Lai

Jeanette Jarville Fine Art Studio 13211 Steveston Hwy.

53 1:00–4:00 Richmond Art Gallery and Richmond Printmakers Group presents Richmond Printmakers Open House Watch printmaking demonstrations and try out a part of the printing process yourself. In the Richmond Art Gallery Program Room.

Richmond Cultural Centre 7700 Minoru Gate

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

More than 60 free activities happening in Richmond!

63 12:00–5:00 Costume Design at Gateway Theatre Discover the world of theatre costuming with designer Taylor Tucson. 64 1:00–4:30 Play Readings at Gateway Theatre Listen to dramatic readings by playwrights Lucia Frangione and Artistic Director Emeritus, Simon Johnston. List of activities correct at time of publication. Please check culturedays.ca for updates.

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