Mechanical Music – VNM Festival 2016 – Oct. 13-15

Vancouver New Music 2016 Festival
13 – 15 October 2016; 8PM each night
Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM each night
The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor, Vancouver, Canada)
Tickets $15/$25; 3-night passes $59

Mechanical Music creates a sonic universe in which mechanical and electro-mechanical movements and sounds are vital components of

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Fall Soundwalks – Sept. 25 + Oct. 2, 2016

Automation: Trains and Blades
Presented as part of Mechanical Music
Sunday, September 25, 2016; 2–3:30PM
Led by Roxanne Nesbitt
Meeting Location: Oustide entrance, Britannia Library (1661 Napier Street)
Automation: Trains and Blades considers the sonic overlap between residential and industrial spaces in Vancouver’s Grandview Woodland neighbourhood. Participants will engage with mechanical sounds at

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Terri Hron – Volière Électrique – Sept. 30

Volière Électrique
New Work by Terri Hron and Hildegard Westerkamp
Friday, September 30, 2016; 8PM
Vancouver Community College Atrium (1155 E Broadway, entrance at E 7th Ave and Glen Drive)

Recorder virtuoso Terri Hron returns to Vancouver to premiere a new work created in collaboration with Vancouver-based composer Hildegard Westerkamp, along with works

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VIVO w/ Vancouver New Music present – Destroy Vancouver XVIII

VIVO w/ Vancouver New Music present
Destroy Vancouver XVIII
Thursday, September 8, 2016; doors 8PM, concert 9PM (sharp)
VIVO Media Arts Centre (2625 Kaslo Street; 1 block northwest of Renfrew Skytrain Station)
$15 advance/$20 at the door (Advance tickets will be available online till Wednesday Sep 7, 11:59pm)


Adriana Lopez (CO)

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Plastic Acid Orchestra with Veda Hille and Friends

Plastic Acid Orchestra and Vancouver New Music present
Plastic Acid Orchestra with Veda Hille and Friends
Saturday, September 10, 2016; 8PM
Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton Street) [map]
Note: Tickets for this concert are $31.75-$45.25 and are available at

Featuring performances by Veda Hille and her Band, Plastic Acid Orchestra, Giorgio Magnanensi, Ford Pier, Martin

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Vancouver New Music 2016-17 Concert Series and Festival

VNM 2016 Festival • Mechanical Music
13 – 15 October 2016; 8PM each night
Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM each night
The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor)
The 2016 Festival will present a varied selection of musicians and sound artists who have been focusing their efforts on developing both

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In Pursuit of Silence at DOXA Documentary Film Festival

Presented by DOXA Documentary Film Festival in association with Vancouver New Music
In Pursuit of Silence
Saturday, May 7, 2016; 12PM
Wednesday, May 11, 2016; 6:30PM
The Cinematheque (1131 Howe Street) [map]
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In 1952, artist and composer John Cage challenged the world with his seminal silent composition 4’33, proclaiming that

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Mörkö/loch – April 8 + 9, 2016

Co-presented by Mochizuki Studios in association with Vancouver New Music, Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre, Theatre Replacement, and VIVO Media Arts
Interdisciplinary performance by Cindy Mochizuki and Emma Hendrix with Sean Marshall Jr., Lexi Vajda, Roselle Healy, and Justina Vanovcan Directed by James Long.
Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9,

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Spring Soundwalks – April 17 + 24, 2016

Listening in, Between the Lines
Sunday, April 17, 2016; 2PM
Led by Jorma Kujala and Igor Santizo
Meeting Location: This aural excursion will both begin and end at the Beatty Street entrance of the Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain Station.

In Fall 2015 Vancouver City Council approved the replacement of the Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts

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Eighth Blackbird & Sleeping Giant – Hand Eye – Apr. 30, 2016

Eighth Blackbird and Sleeping Giant (US)
Hand Eye

Saturday, April 30, 2016; 8PM
Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM
The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor) [map]
Tickets $35/$15 (includes taxes and venue surcharges)
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Hand Eye brings together a musical dream team: multi-Grammy winning ensemble Eighth Blackbird, and superstar composer sextet Sleeping Giant unite

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