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Runs from Wednesday November 4 2020 to Saturday November 7 2020

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Firehall Arts Centre
280 East Cordova Street
Vancouver BC V6A 1L3

Production Notes

× Nov. 4-7

In the Beginning

Produced by the Firehall Arts Centre and Vancouver Moving Theatre

Storyteller, filmmaker and performormer Rosemary Georgeson, and the Firehall's Artistic Producer Donna Spencer, delve into the history of the Indigenous peoples in the area that is now called Vancouver prior to and during colonization. This is the second stage of the exploration of the many individuals and groups from different cultural heritages who have made the East Side and in particular Strathcona, Chinatown, Gastown, and Japantown the neighborhoods they are today.

In The Beginning: Over the Mountains - Wednesday November 4, 7:30pm In The Beginning: From the Waters - Thursday November 5, 7:30pm In The Beginning: Musqueam - Friday November 6, 8pm In the Beginning: Tsleil-Waututh - Saturday November 7, 3pm In the Beginning: Squamish - Saturday, November 7, 8pm

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