Saturday August 13th, 2011
11:45 am – 8 pm
The main event incorporates literary groups, including multi-cultural readings in various languages, dancers, an original theatrical performance, musical performances, panel discussions, open mics and a children’s area with puppet shows, music, story tellers, face painting and craft tables.
There will be readings from participants of the Vancouver Public Library’s Summer Book Camp. Information tables showcasing community groups and resources such as the The Federation of BC Writers and The Story Tellers Association are made available.
George Bowering will open the festival’s Main Stage while Russell Thornton will open the Granville stage. The day will be wrapped up with a performance by C.R. Avery.
Workshops will be run onsite throughout the day and are free to the public. Spaces are limited so be sure to sign up early.
Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park provides a welcoming location for an outdoor arts festival with ample room to comfortably bring your family, friends and picnic for an entire day of entertainment
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