Powell Street Festival Society works to build community through arts and culture events and collaborations. We also support the work of our partner organizations by helping to promote their events. Below are some of the upcoming and past community events organized and / or supported by PSF.
Rita Ueda talks about her cantata Debris
Vancouver Maritime Museum 1905 Ogden Avenue in Vanier Park Thursday, May 3rd at 7:30pm Composer Rita Ueda talks about her cantata Debris, inspired by the 2011 tsunami and the debris that washed… More ›
Yūko-kai – a concert of Japanese dance
Saturday May 12 at 8pm Scotiabank Dance Centre Samurai warriors, pearl divers, court nobles and heartbroken women who transform into serpents grace the stage in “Yūko-kai – a… More ›
Lost Fleet Speaker Series: From Up on Poppy Hill and Leanne Dunic Poetry Reading
From Up On Poppy Hill Sunday, April 15th, 11am at The Cinematheque 1131 Howe Street, Vancouver $6 – Ages 13 & Under $10 – Everybody Else Co-scripted by… More ›
Hanami: A Cherry Blossom Picnic
Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 1 pm Oppenheimer Park, 488 Powell Street Celebrate the Sakura Blossoms with free Japanese Curry Lunch at 1 pm and Haiku and Calligraphy… More ›
Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg
Vancouver Art Gallery February 3 – May 6, 2018 Murakami’s Birthday Bash February 2nd at 5:30 pm Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective… More ›
Ko Ishikawa at World New Music Days
The Annex (823 Seymour Street) Tuesday, November 7 at 5 pm Tickets: $10 student // $29 general Witness the reincarnation of half broken iPods in surround sound. This is a… More ›
Next Music from Tokyo vol 11 at KW Studios
Presenting: JYOCHO / Gozen Sanji to Taikutsu / Nuito / o’summer vacation / Koutei Camera Girl Drei / opening act: ame to kanmuri Venue: KW Studios – 111… More ›
The 12th Annual Asahi Tribute Game!
August 19, 2017 10 am to 4 pm at Oppenheimer Park (400 block Powell Street) on the unceded territories of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), and mi ce:p… More ›
Sumo! A Beginner’s Workshop
Sunday, May 7 from 1 to 4 pm Vancouver Buddhist Temple 220 Jackson Street, 2nd floor; doors at 12:30 pm Information: 604-739-9388 Pre-registration: firstname.lastname@example.org Learn the basic rules… More ›
The Koinobori at Sakura Days!
Did you miss the Koinobori at Powell Street Festival last summer? Come see it at Sakura Days on April 8 and 9!! Sakura Days Japan Fair is on April… More ›