Kerrisdale Contemporary Arts Lab

Kerrisdale Contemporary Arts Lab

Kerrisdale Contemporary Arts Lab

No membership required.


FILM SERIES

Path of Glory 16+ yrs
Stanley Kubrick’s classic Paths of Glory is set in WWI France. An egotistical general orders Colonel Dax (Kirk Douglas) to lead a suicidal attack against the Germans. Emerging from the trenches, his men are decimated by murderous machine-gun fire. To shift blame for the defeat, the general court-martials one soldier from each company. Dax defends them. The ending of this humane film is quietly transcendent. 1957, B&W, 97 min. Discussion to follow.
Sa 3:30 PM-6:30 PM Free
144166 Jan 27
Instructor: Ana Carizales

The Organizer 16+ yrs
The Organizer, Mario Monicelli’s Oscar-nominated masterpiece, is set in 19th century Italy. Marcello Mastrioanni stars as a high school teacher who is horrified by dangerous, inhumane working conditions at the local textile factory. He organizes the workers into a union and leads them out on strike. He is almost killed but transforms the town. 1963, B&W, 130 min., subtitled. Discussion to follow.
Sa 3:30 PM-6:30 PM Free
144167 Feb 3
Instructor: Ana Carizales

 

ART SERIES

Everyday Printmaking 12+ yrs
In this printmaking class, instead of synthetic inks, we will experiment with non-toxic organics, such as coffee, tea, henna, beetroot juice, grass juice, substances that change colour as they oxidize. We will enhance these unstable organic materials with semi-permanent man-made things, such as glue, string, stamps, and watercolours. We will apply our organic materials with hard-edged tools (rulers, chopsticks, cup rims).
Sa 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Free
145834 Jan 6
Instructor: Soyoung Park

Everyday Installations 12+ yrs
We will question our habits of perception and interpretation. In this class, we will work with seemingly insignificant objects from everyday life, including remnants of natural materials that are intimately but invisibly present in daily life, onion skins, human hair, lemon seeds, dead leaves, dried flowers. We will use these as raw material to construct small, mobile installations. By transforming these materials, we give them new meanings and make our perceptions more agile.
Sa 3:30 PM-5:30 PM FREE
145835 Jan 6
Instructor: Soyoung Park

Opera Zone

Opera Zone

Opera Zone Fall Season EVERY 1st Sunday afternoon, 2-4pm:  Oct 1, Nov 5 & Dec 3 Bring your friends and come listen and sing along with professional opera singers! Amazingly beautiful pieces are on the program. Tea and cookies at intermission Join Us!   Where: Senior Centre’s Multipurpose Hall   Continue Reading

The People of KerrisdaleCC – A Profile Series

The People of KerrisdaleCC – A Profile Series

The People of Kerrisdale Community Centre – A Profile Series Below is a guest blog post by Ruth Atherley of AHA Creative Strategies. A seasoned writer, Ruth was asked to write several blog posts for us to profile some of the Kerrisdale Community Centre members and our Board. When I was asked by the Kerrisdale… Continue Reading

KerrisdaleCC Stories Wanted!

Has Kerrisdale Community Centre Made Your Life Better in Some Way? — We Want to Hear from You! Our community centre is going to run a series of Kerrisdale Community Centre member profiles on our blog. We want to show the Park Board and the world how important our community centre is to Kerrisdale. Our writer, Ruth… Continue Reading

History of Kerrisdale Arena

History of Kerrisdale Arena

  History of Kerrisdale Arena Rocking and rolling through November 2016 to June 2017 artists Lisa g Nielsen and Rene Cherrie will fuse sound and image exploring the exciting history of Kerrisdale Arena. Community members will be invited to collaborate with stories, vision, music, art and more to create an immersive video and sound installation… Continue Reading

Mom’s the Word at Kerrisdale!

Mom’s the Word at Kerrisdale!

Thanks for the Quali-tea Time with Mom! We look back on our inaugural Mother’s Day event on Saturday, May 13 that was organized by the Youth Leaders in Action group, under the auspices of the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society’s (KCCS) Youth Committee. Youth members meticulously planned the event, decorated the venue and served tea and cookies… Continue Reading

VANCOUVER REGIONAL HERITAGE FAIR-May 20

VANCOUVER REGIONAL HERITAGE FAIR-May 20

Vancouver Regional Heritage Fair Saturday, May 20, 2017 2:30pm – 4:30pm Kerrisdale Community Centre 5851 West boulevard Come and meet characters from our past … explore issues and events that have shaped Canada, brought to you by 120 selected students from Vancouver elementary schools. Vote for your favourite project as People Choice Awards! Open to the public. Free Admission Continue Reading

Sakura Festival-Apr 15-FREE

Sakura Festival-Apr 15-FREE

Sakura Festival Saturday April 15, 2017 Free and Open to the Public Kerrisdale Community Centre  604-257-8100 PROGRAM 10:00am – 12:30pm Kerrisdale Sakura Tree Tours Come dressed for the variable Spring weather. Meet Robin Clark, a professional forester, for sakura tree history and identification at the KCC main entrance at 10am. We’ll return to the Senior… Continue Reading

Opera Zone

Opera Zone

Opera Zone Winter Season EVERY 1st Sunday afternoon, 2-4pm: February 5 (postponed) The Opera Zone series on Feb 5 has been postponed due to poor weather conditions. New date is Sunday February 12 from 2-4pm. March 5 Join Us! Where: Senior Centre Multipurpose Hall What: Live Performance, Free Admission, Open to the Public Leading artists:… Continue Reading