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Bring Your Boomers # 3: Power and Energy Connecting the Dots

Gen Why Media

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Vancouver, British Columbia

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BRING YOUR BOOMERS # 3: Power and Energy - Connecting the Dots


Disclaimer: we warmly welcome people of all ages!! 


DATE: December 11th, 2012 | 7pm (doors at 6:30) 
VENUE: The Rio Theatre - 1660 East Broadway (and Commercial Drive)

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As part of Gen Why Media's ongoing intergenerational dialogue series, Bring Your Boomers combines intelligent conversation with music, film, visual art, storytelling and dance to provide a culturally-driven entry point to discuss social transformation.

In collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Leadnow.ca, "Power and Energy: Connecting the Dots" explores BC’s emerging carbon corridor and the provincial policies needed to change course towards a green economy, just 

society and a healthy new era.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • OPENING PERFORMANCE: Luciterra Fusion Belly Dance quartet
  • STORYTELLING: CCPA’s senior economist, Marc Lee, tells the utopian story of BC’s energy policy 50 years in the future, alongside visuals by Ben Z Cooper and Vincent van Haaff. 
  • DIALOGUE:On-stage "living room conversations” with participants from different generations, reflecting on BC’s industrial web of fracking, pipelines, LNG plants, tankers, mines, dams and the Tar Sands. Speakers include: Damien Gillis (Y'er), Ben Parfitt (X'er), Karen Cooling (boomer) and ten-year-old activist, Ta'Kaiya Blaney. 
  • CLOSING PERFORMANCE: Brasstronaut

Come enjoy a theatre full of exceptional individuals, entertainment, education.... and prizes!
 
 
SPONSORS:
 
Special thanks to our platinum sponsor:
 


CCPA, Leadnow.ca, The Tyee, Common Sense Canadian, BCGEU


MEDIA SPONSORS:

The Tyee - http://thetyee.ca/

rabble.ca - http://rabble.ca/

SCENE IN THE DARK - http://www.sceneinthedark.com/

THe Source - http://thelasource.com/en/

Megaphone Magazine - http://megaphonemagazine.com/

Ricepaper - http://ricepapermagazine.ca/


Tyee article and video from our last two events here: http://thetyee.ca/News/2012/01/23/Intergenerational-Problem-Solving/


Have questions about Bring Your Boomers # 3: Power and Energy Connecting the Dots? Contact Gen Why Media

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Rio Theatre
1660 East Broadway
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM


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Connect Vancouver is co-designed by Gen Why Media and Social Innovation Generation (SiG), in partnership with Ashoka Canada, RadiusBC Partners for Social Impact, the City of Vancouver and Gen Squeeze. 

 

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