Vancouver 125 Summer Live – July 8, 9, 10 2011
Summer Live is a free, three-day festival in Stanley Park hosted by the City of Vancouver on July 8, 9 and 10, 2011 to celebrate Vancouver’s 125th anniversary.
Free performances by top Vancouver and international artists including The New Pornographers, Neko Case, Mother Mother, Daniel Wesley, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra conducted by Bramwell Tovey, Dan Mangan, Spirit of the West, Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts, The Zolas, Celso Machado, Said the Whale, Hey Ocean!, En Karma, Fond of Tigers, and renowned Indian violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam.
Coast Salish canoe races in Coal Harbour, Slahal games, storytelling and drum songs with members of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.
A diverse showcase of arts and culture including the joyful wonder of Public Dreams, the contemporary butoh of Kokoro Dance, performances and workshops by the Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company of Taiwan, a special Bollywood Birthday Party by South Asian Arts dance and theatre company, a survey of Vancouver video art, and sensational projections by Urban Visuals.
Family entertainment and sports activities including a youth volleyball tournament, mini-soccer and a sports day with fun activities like the classic three-legged race.
A free shuttle bus from Waterfront Station (downtown) to the festival will run daily from 11am to 11pm; and a free, secure bicycle compound at Brockton Point will provide an easy way to safely park bikes at Stanley Park during the Summer Live festival.
Dates: July 8, 9, 10, 2011 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) with activities running daily from 12 noon through 11pm.
Location: Brockton Point in Stanley Park