16th Annual DTES Heart of the City Festival – October 30 to November 10

This year’s theme Holding the Light has emerged from the compelling need of DTES-involved artists and residents to illuminate the vitality and relevance of the Downtown Eastside community and its diverse and rich traditions, knowledge systems, ancestral languages, cultural roots and stories.

Chefs cook up Fare to support Downtown Eastside neighbours

Eight of Vancouver’s most innovative chefs are banding together in support of the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House. Fare: For the Human Right to Healthy Food, is an extraordinary six-course collaboration dinner to be shared at Torafuku Asian Eatery on January 14, 2019, with proceeds from each ticket to benefit DTES Neighbourhood House’s healthy food programs.

Kokoro Dance Reveals Lasting Legacy

Performing Arts and DTES Communities receive a lasting legacy from Kokoro Dance with Unveiling of New Woodward’s Studios this Spring   Renovation project will see portion of historic Woodward’s Building re-purposed into state-of-the-art dance studio and performance space    Kokoro Dance is thrilled to announce the unveiling of their new home located in the heart of the … Read moreKokoro Dance Reveals Lasting Legacy

TACOFINO CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR

TACOVERSARY: TACOFINO CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR IN GASTOWN BY GIVING BACK TO BOTH CUSTOMERS AND LOCAL COMMUNITY Tacofino to Donate Proceeds of Half-Price Fish Tacos Sold on Jan. 30 to Potluck Café Society   Tacofino is marking the first anniversary of its flagship Gastown location by serving up a celebratory special to its loyal customers that will also raise … Read moreTACOFINO CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR