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November 25, 2015

Join Us This Weekend for Metaphor's Elements

This weekend, come be a part of a music performance and workshop with Metaphor — a crew of hip-hop artists who build community empowerment and social justice through their performance and facilitation.

Metaphor's latest show, Elements, combines poetry, rap, turntablism, beatbox, percussion and interactive music. Elements come together to form a greater whole. As the artists perform their individual talents, the show begins to synthesize their skills and expose the power that is inherent when we all connect and unite. These artists use music and participatory games to explore themes of inclusion, exclusion, bullying and acceptance.

Join us either in Vancouver or in New Westminster:

  • VANCOUVER: ArtStarts on Saturdays
    Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 11am and 1pm

    at ArtStarts Gallery, 808 Richards St, Vancouver (map)
  • NEW WESTMINSTER: ArtStarts at River Market
    Sunday
    November 29, 2015 at 11am and 1pm
    at River Market at Westminster Quay, 810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster (map)

Admission is free! No registration necessary, but do come early as this is a popular program. Each 45-minute workshop takes place twice, at 11am and 1pm. All ages are welcome!

Learn more about ArtStarts on Saturdays and ArtStarts at River Market, and discover upcoming workshops.


If you're visiting the ArtStarts Gallery this weekend, please consider bringing one of your favourite kids books to donate to A Good Book Drive!

Books donated this year will be given to the children's literacy program, One to One, which provides one-to-one tutoring to children in elementary schools during regular school hours.

Books can be dropped off at ArtStarts until the end of November. Learn more about to get involved.

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