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24 September Monday

Imperial

319 Main St
Vancouver, BC V6A 2S9 Canada
Events at this Venue:

Please refrain from wearing scented products while attending Indian Summer Festival events.

Indigenous community ticketing is available for Confluence! Email to request.

Venue and Event Accessibility Information:

For VQFF’s Radical Access Mapping Project’s accessibility audit of the Imperial see here. (Thank you to for VQFF for the use of their audit!)

ASL: There is ASL available for all shows at this venue upon request – please email engage@indiansummerfest.ca to request ASL before Friday June 22d.

Complimentary Companion Ticketing: We offer one complimentary companion ticket for those who require mobility assistance in order to attend. When purchasing tickets, please continue to “checkout” where you may select a complimentary companion.

Mobility Access: the main floor of the imperial is wheelchair accessible including ramps into the main theatre room as well as a main floor accessible washroom. The entrance to the venue is at street level. Early entry is available for this event.

There is no designated wheelchair accessible parking, only street parking around the neighbourhood.

Low Vision: This is low vision friendly programming. The programming for each of these events is auditory. We offer one complimentary companion ticket for those who require assistance in order to attend. Priority seating and early entry are available for these events.

Bathrooms: There is one single stalled, gender neutral, wheelchair accessible bathroom, located on the main floor. Multi-stall bathrooms will be gendered and trans-inclusive.

Seats: Individual plastic chairs. When purchasing tickets please continue to “checkout” where you may select if you require wheelchair seating as well as up to one companion, who will be provided with a chair next to you.

Scent: While Indian Summer Festival emails all ticket holders requesting that attendees refrain from wearing scented products at all of our events, we do not enforce this policy, nor does this venues have permanent scent-free policies in place.

Please email engage@indiansummerfest.ca if the ticket price is an obstacle.

If you have any questions, concerns, additions or corrections regarding this information please email engage@indiansummerfest.ca.

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July 2018
15 July Sunday

Songs for Scheherazade

15 July 2018, 16:00 - 15 July 2018, 19:00
Ismaili Centre Burnaby, 4010 Canada Way
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15 July Sunday

Myth and Rupture: An Interactive Sculptural Installation

15 July 2018, 12:00 - 15 July 2018, 16:00
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15 July Sunday

PAUSE In the Park

15 July 2018, 12:00 - 15 July 2018, 16:00
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Vancouver, BC V6J 1A9 Canada
14 July Saturday

Hariprasad Chaurasia In Concert

14 July 2018, 20:00 - 14 July 2018, 22:00
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14 July Saturday

Myth and Rupture: An Interactive Sculptural Installation

14 July 2018, 12:00 - 14 July 2018, 16:00
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Vancouver, BC V6J 1A9 Canada
14 July Saturday

Sita Sings The Blues

14 July 2018, 12:00 - 14 July 2018, 13:30
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Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9 Canada
14 July Saturday

PAUSE In the Park

14 July 2018, 12:00 - 14 July 2018, 16:00
PAUSE Pavilion, 1600 Whyte Ave (near Bard on the Beach Parking lot, Kitsilano)
Vancouver, BC V6J 1A9 Canada
13 July Friday

PAUSE—Tiffin Talks: Literary Changemakers

13 July 2018, 12:00 - 13 July 2018, 14:00
PAUSE Pavilion, 1600 Whyte Ave (near Bard on the Beach Parking lot, Kitsilano)
Vancouver, BC V6J 1A9 Canada
12 July Thursday

Yoga — To Mortify or Cultivate the Body?

12 July 2018, 20:00 - 12 July 2018, 21:00
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12 July Thursday

The Poetry of Amazement — Citra Kavya

12 July 2018, 18:30 - 12 July 2018, 19:30
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12 July Thursday

PAUSE—Tiffin Talks: Architecture as an expression of Empathy or Affluence?

12 July 2018, 12:00 - 12 July 2018, 14:00
PAUSE Pavilion, 1600 Whyte Ave (near Bard on the Beach Parking lot, Kitsilano)
Vancouver, BC V6J 1A9 Canada
11 July Wednesday

PAUSE—Tiffin Talks: New Museology

11 July 2018, 12:00 - 11 July 2018, 14:00
PAUSE Pavilion, 1600 Whyte Ave (near Bard on the Beach Parking lot, Kitsilano)
Vancouver, BC V6J 1A9 Canada
10 July Tuesday

A Throw Of Dice

10 July 2018, 19:00 - 10 July 2018, 20:30
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Vancouver, Br V6B 3M7 Canada
10 July Tuesday

PAUSE—Tiffin Talks: Fake News, Lies, and Bulls**t

10 July 2018, 12:00 - 10 July 2018, 14:00
PAUSE Pavilion, 1600 Whyte Ave (near Bard on the Beach Parking lot, Kitsilano)
Vancouver, BC V6J 1A9 Canada
09 July Monday

Living Legends

09 July 2018, 20:00 - 09 July 2018, 23:00
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09 July Monday

PAUSE—Tiffin Talks: Re-awakening the Spirit of our Communities

09 July 2018, 12:00 - 09 July 2018, 14:00
PAUSE Pavilion, 1600 Whyte Ave (near Bard on the Beach Parking lot, Kitsilano)
Vancouver, BC V6J 1A9 Canada
08 July Sunday

Behind the Curtain

08 July 2018, 14:30 - 08 July 2018, 17:00
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Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 Canada
08 July Sunday

PAUSE In the Park

08 July 2018, 12:00 - 08 July 2018, 16:00
PAUSE Pavilion, 1600 Whyte Ave (near Bard on the Beach Parking lot, Kitsilano)
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08 July Sunday
07 July Saturday

Confluence

07 July 2018, 21:30 - 07 July 2018, 23:59
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Vancouver, BC V6A 2S9 Canada
07 July Saturday

5×15 Vancouver

07 July 2018, 19:00 - 07 July 2018, 21:00
Imperial, 319 Main St
Vancouver, BC V6A 2S9 Canada
07 July Saturday

PAUSE In the Park

07 July 2018, 12:00 - 07 July 2018, 16:00
PAUSE Pavilion, 1600 Whyte Ave (near Bard on the Beach Parking lot, Kitsilano)
Vancouver, BC V6J 1A9 Canada
06 July Friday

Mythical Vancouver

06 July 2018, 19:30 - 06 July 2018, 21:00
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06 July Friday

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06 July 2018, 17:00 - 06 July 2018, 19:00
PAUSE Pavilion, 1600 Whyte Ave (near Bard on the Beach Parking lot, Kitsilano)
Vancouver, BC V6J 1A9 Canada
05 July Thursday

Opening Party

05 July 2018, 19:00 - 05 July 2018, 23:00
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June 2018
04 June Monday

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04 June 2018, 19:30 - 04 June 2018, 21:30
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May 2018
19 May Saturday

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19 May 2018, 18:00 - 19 May 2018, 23:30
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19 September Tuesday

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19 September 2017, 19:30 - 19 September 2017, 21:30
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July 2017
15 July Saturday

Constellations

15 July 2017, 21:30 - 15 July 2017, 23:30
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15 July Saturday

5 x 15

15 July 2017, 19:30 - 15 July 2017, 21:30
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15 July Saturday

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15 July 2017, 14:00 - 15 July 2017, 15:30
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15 July Saturday

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15 July 2017, 10:00 - 15 July 2017, 12:00
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14 July Friday

Graphically Speaking

14 July 2017, 20:00 - 14 July 2017, 21:30
SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 Canada
14 July Friday

I See the Promised Land

14 July 2017, 18:00 - 14 July 2017, 19:30
SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 Canada
14 July Friday

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14 July 2017, 17:00 - 14 July 2017, 19:00
13 July Thursday

A Muse of Fire

13 July 2017, 20:00 - 13 July 2017, 21:30
SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 Canada
13 July Thursday

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13 July 2017, 18:00 - 13 July 2017, 19:30
SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 Canada
12 July Wednesday

In-Between Worlds

12 July 2017, 19:00 - 12 July 2017, 20:30
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08 July Saturday

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08 July 2017, 20:00 - 08 July 2017, 22:00
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08 July Saturday

A Tale of Two Markets

08 July 2017, 14:00 - 08 July 2017, 15:30
SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 Canada
08 July Saturday

{SOLD OUT} A Cultural Walking Tour: Punjabi Market & Chinatown

08 July 2017, 09:30 - 08 July 2017, 15:30
SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 Canada
07 July Friday

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07 July 2017, 20:00 - 07 July 2017, 21:30
SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 Canada
07 July Friday

Landmarks: Art Installation

07 July 2017, 08:00 - 16 July 2017, 17:00
SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 Canada
06 July Thursday

{SOLD OUT} Opening Gala

06 July 2017, 19:00 - 06 July 2017, 23:00
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June 2017
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26 June 2017, 19:00 - 26 June 2017, 21:00
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April 2017
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21 April 2017, 00:00 - 28 May 2017, 23:59
Remington Studio, 108 E Hastings St
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