Vancouver's World Environment Day Event!
DevOcean is an inspired evening of learning and dancing for creative thinkers, concerned citizens, and powerful community leaders to come together in discussions oceanic plastic pollution and current plastics-to-oil technologies being offered as solutions to waste plastics.
How United Nation's endorsed plastics-to-oil technology can provide a viable economic solution to waste plastics and oceanic plastic pollution.
What plastics are doing to our BC coastline and
How YOU can get involved in solutions to better your community and a healthier planet!
Come watch and learn how our Plastic to Fuel Conversion Unit will transform your plastic trash into a valuable fuel source. We will be taking marine debris collected on one of our expeditions and processing it during the event to show people that plastics-to-oil technology could revolutionize waste management and the energy sector.
Doors Open at 6:30pm
7:00pm-7:25pm Welcoming with Mavis Dumont: Acknowledging First Nation Territories and honouring our ocean connections.
7:25pm-8:00pm: Evolver and Eco-milling- A Joanna Macy inspired process
8:00pm-8:30pm: Plastic Pollution and Ocean Legacy with Chloe Dubois
8:30pm-9pm: Exploring Plastics-to-Oil Conversion Technology with Jason Tanne
9:00-9:30pm Questions and Discussion
10:30pm-11:00pm: Bloco Energia
11:30am-1:30am: Adham Shaikh
1) Make sure you come early to get a good seat, we are expecting a very full house.
2) Light refreshments and snacks will be served.
3) All proceeds from this event go directly into supporting Ocean Legacy's expeditions, education and the purchase of a large scale plastic to fuel conversion mobile unit.
4) Ticket Cost: Suggested Donation $40
If you can't afford the $40 we ask for a minimum donation of $20 and a helping hand. Please e-mail us for a volunteer shift.
Guest Speakers Include:
Founder of ReSynergi LCC and
Blest Inc. Representative
Jason specializes in design, development, manufacturing and sales of scalable plastic-
to-oil systems. He has a MBA in International Business Management from Thunderbird,
School of Global Management and is President and Founder of ENergy LLC, a joint
venture with world-leading Blest Inc. Jason is also the founder and President of Japan Health and Cascade Pacific Health & Technology, his career has been incredibly rich managing and directing business ventures from international marketing to advanced fibre communications for Asia Pacific. He has in depth knowledge and business experience in the USA, Asia, Europe, Latin America and Middle East, living in parts of most of these countries. Jason is focused on bringing new recycling, energy saving and sound green technologies to market while keeping a keen interest in environmental issues and technologies.
President and co-founder of The Ocean Legacy Foundation
Chloé has a background in sustainable agriculture, specializing in community and interdisciplinary education development. She has her BES Honours in Environment and Resource Management and diploma in Strategic Environmental Assessment from the University of Waterloo, Canada. Her work and research has brought her all over the world from Australia, to the USA and parts of Central & South America. She has had the privilege of working with acclaimed world leaders Joanna Macy, The Work That Reconnects and Mark Lakeman, The City Repair Project. In 2012, she co-founded The Ocean Legacy Foundation, which focuses on bringing innovative programming and sustainable technologies to waste management. Chloe has strong interests in deep ecology and is focused on developing transformative education which targets changing environmental ethics to reflect the inherent connection and importance of the natural environment.
Please make sure to check our Facebook Event Page for additional speakers & collaborators
DANCE & Live Entertainment
Special guest performance by:
Adham Shaikh: Is a Juno and Emmy Award-nominated music producer, composer, sound designer, and DJ who brings his uniquely powerful global sounds to the world stage and screen, not to mention many a crowded dance floor.
Including appearances by:
Bloco Energia: This band is a 15+ percussion collective of people brought together by their passion for Brazilian music and dance.
Neighbour: Vancouver-based DJ / Producer of Disco, Deep House, and Analog flavours. Co-Owner of Homebreakin Records and Punchout Recordings, prolific producer and remixer on leading underground house, funk, and disco labels worldwide.
SobeyOne: A lover of music who enjoys crafting the perfect set for each occasion favoring events with conscious intention. A traveller of genres. Come join the ride! Sobey Wing has been a culture crafter in the Lower Mainland of BC since the 90's. A co-founding member of Tribal Harmonix dance community. For 10 years he has been the principle organizer of Earthdance Vancouver. He has also produced several shows with producer Evan Bluetech which have included accompanying acts, Pitch Black (NZ), Welder, Kilowatts, & Invisible Allies.
Gisto: Has been a long time lover and player of music including his work and tour with the band Wassabi Collective. He now is inspired by Reggae and bends genres between Reggae, Hip Hop, Dub, Dubstep, Funk, Rock, Electro.
Live entertainment, artwork, and much more!
Make sure to bring a piece of your own plastic urban resource (garbage) to process in our machine. (Do NOT bring recycling code #3 or #7)
We honour that this event will take place on the unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territories.
For more information on plastics-to-oil technology please visit:http://www.blest.co.jp/s-5english.html for a question and answer fact sheet.
Planet Halo Securities Inc.
The Beaumont Studios
Shylo ॐ Love - CreatriX
I'm supplying the visuals tonight at Waldorf.
An evening dedicated to the hazy late night summer adventures of past; where friends gather on the dance floor with music that resonates and connects.
Keep it simple....
LET'S GO DANCING :: 02
RYAN WELLS / me.n.u music
SAM DEMOE / tacos
MATÉO / ma'am
BOKEH / skmb
SWEET PICKLE / nelson
VISUALS by: LightHead
+ Our Friends:
Betty + Kora
Some kind of music blog
Limited Tix // Dont Sleep boo
Hardcopies available Monday
Side Entry | 9pm - 2am | 19+
NO GLIST - SUPPORT YOUR
ARTS AND MUSIC SCENE PLZ
It's been a roller coaster of a journey, but finally we have arrived!! The Beaumont Studios has doubled in total size, tripled in radness, and quadrupled the available dance floor space. We're installing a $80k sound system in the ceiling of the event space, creating a cardioid array of thumping hi-def subwoofers, and state-of-the-art lighting / visuals setup. 326 W 5th Ave is HERE!
In honour of our big-tent philosophy and radically inclusive mandate, we've reached out to new quadrants of our epic dance music community for talent and inspiration. All we need is YOU to make our coming-out party special, and to re-establish our little shindig as one of the must-attend regular parties in Vancouver.
featuring your selectors :
Dunks (Funk Hunters, Westwood Recordings)
There's no denying the force of Dunks. As a founding member of The Funk Hunters and one of the West Coast's most in-demand DJs, he's provided eclectic sets ranging from the smokiest hiphop to the most up-front funk and house grooves. You can expect a different approach this time as our man explores the four-on-the-floor lexicon and makes his Body Language debut.
listen : https://soundcloud.com/dunks
DJ / Producer / Musician Tyler Lewis has been established in the Vancouver House Music scene since the late 90's. While using the past 15 years to experiment with the many styles that make up the electronic musical spectrum, Tyler has come to embrace the deeper sounds of House and Techno. His recent productions reflect this sensibility as he prepares to launch a live set consisting of his yet to be released catalogue of original music. Look forward to old school "Late House" baselines, garage shuffle and warm melodies.
Support by :
Visuals by : Lighthead Visuals
$15 presale / more at the door
available at Puff, Beatstreet, Highlife, Vinyl
I'll be on the visuals and I might bring down some wicked lighting effects.
Intimate Productions presents Legendary Long Weekend :: #VictoriaDayBash At The Waldorf | Sunday May 17th
May long weekend, Victoria Day. The celebration of our royalty. Whether you care or not, you get Monday off and we have a party; and a great party at that, with not one but three rooms of killer music at the fabulous Waldorf. Who is playing you ask? How about Fred Falke (France), WMNSTUDIES, Bokeh, Kalibo, the SHAHdjs crew and more! So whether you've ever seen a diamond in the flesh or cut your teeth on wedding rings in the movies or not, you should come party with us at LLW!
About Fred Falke
French disco-house producer Fred Falke first rose to prominence by collaborating with Stardust co-producer Alan Braxe on a series of 12"s on the Vulture Music and Kitsuné labels, most notably the synth pop-inspired 2003 hit "Rubicon." These tracks were collected on Braxe's 2005 compilation The Upper Cuts. The duo became in-demand remixers, completing mixes for Death from Above 1979, Kelis, Goldfrapp, Röyksopp, Justice, and many others, until ending their partnership in 2008. Falke also began working with German house producer Kris Menace, remixing his 2004 single "Missile Test" (as part of duo Menace & Adam) and guesting on his 2006 single "Fairlight." Falke released a few solo singles and EPs, starting with 2006's "Omega Man," and most of these tracks were collected on his 2011 full-length Part IV, released by Kris Menace's Work It Baby imprint. Falke has been far more prolific as a remixer and producer than a solo artist, adding smooth disco guitar and electro-house beats to tracks by a variety of pop, rock, R&B, and dance artists ranging from Hot Chip and VHS or Beta to Ke$ha, Sia, Katy Perry, and Lana Del Rey. He has also co-written and produced songs for several British pop stars, including Ellie Goulding, Florrie, and Will Young.
TABU Room | (nu disco / French House)
Fred Falke * Wmnstudies * Franco Pryce aka Alan Da Silva (Birthday Weekend)
TIKI Room | (Classic House, Disco & Soul) presented by Paradise City
Abasi * Bokeh * Kalibo
HIDEAWAY | (Drum and Bass / Low End Theory) presented by SHAHdjs
Willisist * Kir Mokum * Eradik * rOhmz
3 Rooms | 3 Sounds | 1 Killer Party
Advance Tickets $15/$18 | More Door
Also available in store at:
BeatStreet Records [439 W. Hastings] : (604.683.3344)
Zulu Records [1972 W. 4th] : (604.738.3232)
Doors 9:30pm | Music 10pm | 19+
VISUALS BY Lighthead Visuals
I love heading up the coast to dj at the RC Legion. Always good times.
Honeybee productions is proud to present Woodhead at the Roberts Creek Legion 219 on Saturday, May 16th. Join us on the May long weekend for some amazing tunes and visuals at the infamous RC Legion 219.
Please check out the links below for Woodhead's music and more !
Opening set by Jason Whyte
Honeybee sound lights and visuals in effect
$7 members $14 guests with members.
Tonight at Beaumont. Looking forward to lighting it up.
Nickodemus ... is a Man of the People and a Man on the Move. A Globetrotting Beat Doctor, bringing the Sounds of the World and a Vibe of Peace, Love, and Unity to every Dance Floor he plays for.
To know him is to LOVE him!
Known for spinning LATIN GROOVES, he has traveled the World seeking Spiritual meaning through Breakfast Foods. For a time Bassos was a cage dancer at the famed Limelight in New York, renowned for his Dance Moves on Tarzan Nights.
This will be the first show of his 2015 More Butter! World Tour
A founding member of Beats Without Borders and former Percussionist in local Reggae sensation Small Axe expect Nils to open the night with a solid hour of Irie Sounds in a Rub-a-Dub Stylie!
Come EARLY and Stay LATE!
This is going to be a HOT NIGHT from Start to Finish!
I really can't think of anything better than lounging on a boat with a mass of friends listening to my favorite music while watching the sun set on our beautiful bass coast..
Bass Coast & What the Festival combine creative forces to bring you a sunset yacht cruise featuring music by Sabota, Barisone, The Tailor, Woodhead, Ryan Wells & The Librarian.
Enjoy 2 stages, 2 bars and rooftop dancing as the sun sets into the ocean.
COMBO TICKET OPTION:
Enjoy the Magic Spirit Sunset Cruise and Von D & Dissociate/22:22 at Electric Owl Social Club for only $45!
Von D is Presented by SHAHdjs and Turu Crew. Electric Owl is located only a few blocks away from the dock.
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/855709884495065/
I'm djing at 6pm. looking forward to checking out the different activities going on.
STUDIO IN THE CITY BRINGS YOU FLOW FEST
Sponsored by the City of North Vancouver.
Studio In The City is bringing you Flow Fest! A celebration of movement, dance, self-expression and flow arts in honor of North Vancouver's Youth Week. Everyone is welcome to participate in the free public workshops and dance at the main stage. DJ's will be playing throughout the day at the main plaza.
Where: The Shipyards Plaza in North Vancouver
15 Wallace Mews
North Vancouver, BC
When: 12pm - 9pm
WORKSHOPS HELD IN THE PIPE SHOP 115 Victory Ship Way.
Free to drop in and open to the public. All ages and all skill levels welcome. If under 18 waiver will be provided.
12pm - 1pm: FREEDOM FLOW YOGA with Lukas Knab
1pm - 2pm: ACROTASTIC WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNERS. Learn Acro Yoga with a friend under the safe guidance of Acro Yoga instructors Emily and Troy.
2pm - 3pm: THE INNER LINE - EXPRESS YOURSELF THROUGH DANCE intro to Contemporary Dance with choreographer Susan Heimsoth of OneDance Creative Art Centre. Learn to express emotions through movement, play with imrov and partner improv and participate in collaborative choreography!
3pm - 4pm ACROTASTIC WORKSHOP 2 Loving Acro or missed the first workshop? Come back for more with Acro Yogi's Emily and Troy
SLACKLINING 101 + TRICKLINING EXHIBITIONS with Absolute Slacklines
4pm - 5pm: INTRO TO BREAKDANCE with Sam Marks.
Learn some new grooves and footwork with "The Marksman" in this intro to breakdance workshop.
5pm - 6pm: INTRO TO MODERN HOOP DANCE with Selena and Christa Giles of Christa Hoops, the Saturday Circus jam, and Madskillz, Vancouver's annual Flow Juggle Spin Festival. Always wanted to learn how to hula hoop? Here's your chance! Bring a friend and jam out with the best.
5pm - 6pm: INTRO TO CAPOEIRA
6pm - 9pm: FLOW JAM - DJ'd by CHRIS MYRDOCK Free play and prop jam. Flow artists and contemporary circus artists will be available for knowledge sharing. Open to dancers and movers for practice, training and cyphers.
ARTISTS AVAILABLE FOR FLOW JAM:
ADVANCED HOOPING with Christa Giles
ALL LEVELS HOOPING with Helena Hula Hooper
POI SPINNING with Lukas Knab
CONTACT STAFF with Sierra Tasi Baker
1pm - 9pm
DJ's Playing throughout the day, come join, dance, and jam!
DJ lineup list coming soon!
EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY BY:
Eyoälha Baker Art Photography
EVENT VIDEOGRAPHY BY: Studio In the City
Starts at 7am tomorrow morning with yoga, superfood and then a dance party. I'll be djing with Neighbour. See you early!
MORNING SPECIAL v 3.0
tickets - http://morning-special.brownpapertickets.com/
390 Industrial Ave.
Start your day with a blast of energetic celebration!
Light-hearted yoga for all levels followed by an inclusive superfood breakfast, and of course Vancouver's freshest DJ talent - all before 10am in the heart of the city.
Yoga : Reno Muenz of Dharma Yoga Vancouver
Reno's flexible, refreshing take on Hatha is the perfect warm-up. His wry sense of humour, kind instruction, and mindful approach to waking up the body will prepare us perfectly for the dance.
Music : Neighbour and Woodhead of Homebreakin
Records (plus live singers, instrumentalists, and MCs)
Caretakers of the vibe for years on the West Coast, these two experienced selectors will combine their deep crates for an immersive audio experience. Expect the unexpected- live instruments, eclectic grooves, and an attention to sonic clarity and psychoacoustic presence.
Superfood : Expect a selection of energizing foods to give you exactly what you need to feel nourished and ready to dance your way into the day. Sponsors include Univera, RISE Kombucha , Wise One Superfoods, Harmonic Arts Botanical Dispensary, NUEZ Organic nut Milk and more....
Transportation / Parking : Ample space is available along Industrial Ave and Station street. It's a 5-minute walk from Main Street Skytrain Station, nestled a few blocks away from Olympic Village.
Online @ http://morning-special.brownpapertickets.com/
Physical tickets - stay tuned as the tickets will be in stores next week
$30 // Yoga + Dance + Superfood (6am - 10am)
$20 // Dance + Superfood (7am - 10am)
*low income tickets are available - message one of the hosts for details
WHAT IS MORNING SPECIAL???
Morning Special is part of a world wide morning party movement that will lift you into your day feeling like never before. It’s all about being comfortably you, surrounded by the right ingredients to feel energized, playful, and inspired. Look forward to big vibes, great people, and a supercharged dance floor. Costumes and silliness are highly encouraged. We are also very excited to be working with Boo La La Costumes to get you feeling as silly as possible.
Get your soft opening down here tonight to check out the all new Beaumont. We're super excited about the possibilities of the new space!
The expansion of the new Beaumont Studios at 326 W 5th has been such an inspiring project to watch unfold. We've all been hustling around the clock to renovate the physical space and also to reinvent the horizons of the studio as a creative home for new artist-tenants, event production clients, and the public at large. With the construction phase nearly out of the way, it's time for us to invite our friends and family to come and imbue the new dance floor with some energy - and to give our hard-working staff and management a chance to blow off some steam and have some fun.
We've decided to do a small prelaunch for our friends to come in and see what's been done so far. Entry is by donation (suggested $20.00) but everyone will be welcomed with open arms regardless.
Neighbour, Howl Sound, Steve TCI and Woodhead will be playing music on a stripped-back version of the upcoming sound installation ($80,000 suspended PA rig), and we will be enjoying some lovely libations from the Beaumont's new Bar / Kitchen facilities.
If you get this invitation, it means we love ya and want ya here. We will be keeping it tight lipped, so only bring your closest friends and lets get a dance on while the space is still a virgin."
Tonight we are back again this week with another choice selection of hometown hero selectors. Expect a rare vintage of low slung house, disco, and warm smiles.
2 dollar tacos, 2 dollar sleeves of delicious craft beer, NO COVER.
Good vibes and high fives all night long.
Tonight we're going to try to beat match two rooms of music at VAL
My set is a 2am
"Lets try something new.
Application Audio, in collaboration with Vancouver Art and Leisure presents...
★ Kitchen Sync ★
A new sound+art project by Application Audio
Application Audio, the Westcoast's leading supplier of dank sound, has come up with this crazy idea of synching two rooms together in an inception level brain loop of follow the leader. Thankfully we know a tonne of dj's that just might have the skills to make it work.... Check it:
★THE CONCEPT ★
There will be 2 rooms isolated from each other with a dj in each room. Each DJ has a stereo feed from the other room and the goal is to keep their set in time and on beat to the other room.
The DJ will be able to monitor the other room via one stereo channel of his/her mixer. The audience will not hear that channel unless the DJ decides to bring that feed in to the mix. The DJs need to work together to keep their sets sync'd to each other. Their music might be completely free of elements from the other room, or it might constitute a blend of elements from the other room. Essentially the audience will experience a synchronized blend of environments while transitioning from room to room or standing in the threshold of both rooms.
The sound systems are physically the same distance from the shared entrance, so the physical delays will match in the area that both systems are heard, meaning that for once that area will sound really cool. (which is where i would want to be all night)
We will set tempo rules and time lines for both rooms to simplify the execution of this concept.
★ THE MUSIC ★
Superstar lineup to be announced as the show approaches
We are expecting some of the biggest local names to join this experiment!
Please send a PM with your information and any time restrictions that you may have to Jules Atkinson, and she will coordinate with Darby (Application Audio's Lead Director) to organize set times.
Please include your lowest and highest BPM range to properly match you to a DJ in the other room.
★ EVENT DETAILS ★
This is going to be an very experimental evening. Cover will be a sliding scale. Just like the BPM's we will be matching your cover charge to you.
Cover charge goes towards Application Audio to help it to continue to subsidize alternative events and spaces like Vancouver Art and Leisure.
OH YAH, and DID WE MENTION THAT IT'S DARBY'S BDAY?!?!?!"
Beyond amped to be contributing to the @BassCoastProj line-up since the beginning of the magic. Some of my favorite all time dj sets have been at this festival. Not one to miss.
I'm on visuals in the Tabu Room. Will be a blast!
Intimate Productions proudly presents
Legendary Long Weekend :: #EasterBunnyBender
At The Waldorf | Thursday April 2nd
The second of the year’s long weekends is upon us, and with it, the Legendary Long Weekend party, this time with our #EasterBunnyBender happening the day before Good Friday. As the longest running long weekend party in the city, this night has been a true institution of Vancouver’s underground dance music scene. Using the three rooms of the Fabulous Waldorf to full effect, the main Tabu room will consist of underground house and techno (James Flavour of DirtCrew/Andy Clockwork/Soloman Potashnick), while the Tiki plays host to a SlowDJs takeover for Vinnie the Squid's Birthday, and the Hideaway to SomeKindofMusicBlog features Oliver Nickels and friends. Come get your dance on.
TABU Room | underground house & techno
JAMES FLAVOUR (Dirt Crew) * ANDY CLOCKWORK * SOLOMAN POTASHNICK (Victoria)
TIKI Room | (disco/funk/edits/nu disco) hosted by Abasi: Slowdjs invasion | Vinnie the Squid's Birthday
VINNIE THE SQUID * ABASI * RICCO * DJ SOO
HIDEAWAY | Deeper Cuts | hosted by Some Kind Of Music Blog - www.somekindofmusicblog.com
OLIVER NICKELS * HAYDEN WOOD * IAIN HOWIE
Visuals by: Tim Rolls
3 Rooms | 3 Sounds | 1 Killer Party
Advance Tickets $12/$15 | More Door
Also available in store at:
BeatStreet Records [439 W. Hastings] : (604.683.3344)
Red Cat [4332 Main St] : (604.708.9422)
Doors 9:30pm | Music 10pm | 19+
VISUALS BY Lighthead Visuals
It's going down @Kremwerk Seattle this Friday!
"innit is back with another quality monthly party and this time we've asked our Canadian neighbor WOODHEAD from Homebreakin Records & East Van Digital to join us in the DJ booth.
Jon Lee, Simon Houser & Nikolay Cloud will be delivering stylin' sounds to warm up the dance floor and then we'll have WOODHEAD pushin' on.
join us on Friday April 3rd @ Kremwerk for fresh tunes & happy people in a cool spot."
>>Eva Djane will also be hosting Seattle DJ Academy's event from 8-10pm
happy hour 'til 10pm