Threads (UK, 1984)

Threads is a 1984 British docudrama depicting the effects of the nuclear war, meticulously researched and plotted to ruthless effect. Ruth and Jimmy’s forays in the cishetero couple form are ruptured as tensions between NATO and the Soviet Union hurtle into the nuclear form. The local government is granted huge powers to help maintain a …

Juxtaposition Vol. II: Art Exhibition

Juxtaposition Vol. II: Art Exhibition $10// PWYC (no one turned away for lack of funds but please try N support your local artists!) Music to groove 2 from: -Stefan Johnson! smooth + sensual https://m.soundcloud.com/stefanjohnson/u-i-prod-tuxedodiamond -ZYLITE live ambient set https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=chE-rvGf0Mw -Andrew Mulat! dream boat’s first show https://m.soundcloud.com/andrew-mulat All art from local Vancouver + Victoria artists!

GroundUp feat. Dutch Robinson

As lead singer of the legendary R&B group The Ohio Players, Dutch toured for years with highlights such as Soul Train and The Tonight Show. He co-wrote their material, and even performed the Ohio Player version of Somewhere Over the Rainbow requested at Judy Garland’s funeral. After leaving The Players, Dutch worked with the likes …

Underneath The Harlem Moon

Join us for “UNDERNEATH THE HARLEM MOON,” A Smokey Soul-era Harlem cabaret here in the heart of Gastown! Curated and produced by local soul songstress Ms. Krystle Dos Santos and featuring a variety of spoken word & vocal guests each month. As always, artists are backed by the amazing Harlem Moon band: Jonny Tobin, Derek …

The Dutch Robinson Quartet

Legendary R&B singer and Guilt & Co regular brings us his spectacular jazz quartet comprised of himself as well as local legends Ron Johnston, Cameron Hood, and Buff Allen. Most known at Guilt & Co for bringing his unique and powerful R&B/Soul flavourings to our GroundUp Thursdays, Dutch takes a completely different approach with the …

Marena Skinner Art Show

MARENA SKINNER “I’M A MESS” SOLO ART SHOW Free art show at The Avant-Garden Going to be showing some old and new paintings! Going to try and make this space as marena as possible. I’ll be live painting as well! Come say hi 🙂 I’ll have originals, prints, shirts, and merch stuff for sale you can …