Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:00 pm – 1:00am Fleetwood Community Centre You are invited to a benefit for the Holy Seed Orphanage Arc en Ceil, Jacmel, Haiti, under the patronage of the Honorary Consul for Barbados in BC, Mrs. Marilyn Moseley. The event is being presented by the Caribbean Advocates & De Limers. live music and entertainment, food and fun. Maffie & Crew, Phase III Steelband, 2islandgirls out of Edmonton and DJs Carl Sound Vibes, Daddy Mikey, Redemption Sound & I.B.Jammin2. We appreciate your support for this worthy cause; Haiti needs us. All Proceeds to Holy Seed’s Orphanage, Arc en Ciel, Jacmel, Haiti For further information, contact: Krishna 604-589-1701
SOCA CHUTNEY BEAT: Music to Move You! Every first Saturday of the Month. Next UP: Sat. May 1st. Sullivan Hall Surrey:9pm-3am $10.at the door.Caribbean food & Special Vegeterian dishes on Sale. Music by djs:Wayne Vernon 96.1fm: Junior&Black Rain Sounds plus Sweet Island sounds. Contact: Orvis 604-209-5081.
Jesse Cook returns to Vancouver with a new album that mashes rumba flamenco with cumbia and vallenato from Colombia. Get your tickets for The Rumba Foundation at The Centre for the Performing Arts on May 5th and the Abby Arts Centre in Abbotsford on May 6.
Delhi 2 Dublin +The Commodore Ballroom = one sweaty, groovin’ party! The band is releasing its sophomore album and celebrating at the best dance venue in the city. Watch ‘em work it, May 7th.
Carnival Sensations Caribbean Society’s soca party & Band launch on Saturday May 15 at the Hilton Hotel (Tiffany Room), Metrotown. Come out and be among the first to see our new carnival costumes for the 2010 Caribbean Days Festival, North Vancouver. You also have the opportunity to sign up for a costume and come play mass with us in at the festival in July.Tickets cost $25 per person (presold) & include appetizers. DJs: Earl Da Pearl; & Nasty Jag .
Rwanda Genocide Memorial Saturday, May 8th 2010 SFU Campus Harbour Centre 515 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC Room 1700 4-7pm Regards, John Rubayi (604)841-0522 firstname.lastname@example.org
NCBAC in conjunction with the local organization the Barbados Cultural Association of British Columbia (BCABC) will be celebrating its 26th anniversary in Burnaby, British Columbia, May 21st – 24th, 2009. The weekend of activities, includes workshops, a culture show and our grand gala banquet and ball at the Hilton Vancouver Metro Town Hotel. The guest speaker at the banquet is the Honorable David Thompson, Prime Minister of Barbados.
This year’s theme is: “Barbadians Contributions to the Canadian Experience”. We will celebrate the lives of two notable Barbadians who lived in British Columbia. Joe Fortes (1865-1922) and Colonel Richard Moody (1813-1887).
ALL events will take place at: Hilton Vancouver Metro Town, Burnaby. 6083 McKay Avenue Burnaby, Canada V5H 2W7
Visit www.ncbac.ca for more information and updates.
Faeries and Fools present an evening with 2 of the finest beat scientists out there. May 22nd marks a double dose of humungous global beats with Adham Shaikh and Gaudi. Watch this space for more details.
Vancouver’s Coastal Jazz is pleased to announce that 10-time Grammy winning guitarist/vocalist George Benson will perform in Vancouver on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at the Orpheum Theatre during the 25th annual TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival (June 25 – July 4, 2010).
ARAB LATIN FIESTA – Friday June 18, 2010 Be transformed into a world of Latin and Arab culture by indulging in Lebanese cuisine, hookahs, and some of Vancouver’s top performers. This is the 5th edition of the Arab Latin Fiestas produced by Mona’s Fine Lebanese Cuisine and Latidos Productions since 2005. Two shows by belly dancers Shivaun Corry and Lana Gabor, and Portal a Tango. 7pm-2am. Tickets $15 for show, $37 show + dinner. Purchase at www.latidosproductions.com or 604-708-2170.