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August 2017
$10 - $15

Heritage Vancouver Top10 Tour + Talk – Chinatown: Historic Urban Landscape

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Chinatown: Historic Urban Landscapes Chinatown is an important neighbourhood that reflects Vancouver’s history and heritage through continual interactions between culture and place in day-to-day life. Chinatown has been on our Watch List for the past two years and the National Trust for Canada Top 10 Endangered Places in 2016. It is a unique historic urban landscape that is increasingly at risk of losing its unique area character and special cultural / social life. Following last year’s success with our new…

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September 2017
Free - $35

Shaping Vancouver 2017: Subcultural Heritage – Emergence of Social Diversity and the Creation of Heritage

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Conversation #3: Subcultural Heritage – Emergence of Social Diversity and the Creation of Heritage By definition, subcultures are oppositional in nature and exist outside of the mainstream. As they fight for changes and recognition, these marginal cultural practices may assimilate and change society as a whole in the long term. Various subcultures have emerged and taken root in Vancouver such as punk rock, the LGBTQ community, hippies, the Georgia Straight, and Greenpeace and environmentalism. This discussion looks at the heritage…

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