1. re:THINK Housing — Reveal


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    To answer the question “What can be done to address Vancouver’s affordable housing crisis?” the Mayor's Task Force on Housing Affordability launched the re:THINK HOUSING ideas competition.Local authors Tyee Bridge, Luke Brocki, and poet laureate Evelyn Lau provide a unique reflections on housing in Vancouver in a short program hosted by CBC Radio One’s Shiral Tobin. Music by Van Django. Follow the discussion on twitter: #rethinkreveal Brought to you by: City of Vancouver Mayor's Task Force on Housing Affordability Spacing Magazine Vancouver Public Space Network Gen Why Media

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    • Stick it to the Streets


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      Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=127220227305473&ref=ts Bring your drumsticks, spoons, keys, and selves to join a crew of Vancouverites as they move through the city making music with the urban landscape. When: * June 26, 2010 at 1:00pm Where: * Meet in front of the Commodore Ballroom at Granville and Smithe in downtown Vancouver. From there, we’ll slowly make our way towards Gastown. What to bring: * Drumsticks! If you can bring extra sticks to share, even better! * Small percussion instruments are welcome: cowbells, agogo bells, tambourines, claves, shakers, sleigh bells, triangles, shekeres, maracas, body jewellery, finger cymbals, etc. * Anything that can make noise on the street: kitchen utensils, paint brushes, pencils, chopsticks, tap shoes, keys, etc. Be creative! * Please don’t bring musical instruments (drums, horns, guitars) as we want to emphasize the use of the actual street as the instrument. What to play: * Anything that is a part of public space -- street furniture, lamp posts, sidewalks, garbage bins, newspaper boxes, manhole covers, utility boxes, bike racks, fences, parking meters, railings – you name it. What NOT to play: * Private Property -- cars, bikes, storefronts, windows, street vending carts, sandwich boards, anything delicate. Be smart and respectful. brought to you by - Vancouver Public Space Network (http://vpsn.ca)

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