Friday, November 24, 7-9 PM at Access Gallery 222 East Georgia St.
“Hello, and welcome to yet another edition of Pender Guy.”
UBC Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies and CiTR 101.9FM & Discorder Magazine present: Pender Guy Radio Listening Party!
40 years ago, the Pender Guy program helped Chinese Canadians and Asian Canadians discover and create community radio. Join us in celebrating the very first English-language radio program created in Canada about the Chinese Canadian community. We will be listening to clips of Pender Guy Radio, followed by a community discussion. Light refreshments will be provided.
This event was curated, organized, produced, and performed by Rachel Lau and Christy Fong.
This event is hosted by CiTR Radio 101.9FM and Discorder Magazine as part of their programming at PLOT. PLOT is a new space at Access Gallery intended for occupation by collectives, artist initiatives, nascent or small-scale organizations and those conducting itinerant projects who seek space, greater visibility and, most importantly, who desire to cultivate a relationship with a community or public.
Access Gallery Gallery gratefully acknowledges the support of the BC Government Collaborative Spaces Program and Measured Architecture for making PLOT possible. We also acknowledge the ongoing support of The Canada Council for the Arts, the Province of BC, the BC Arts Council and BC Gaming Commission, the City of Vancouver, and our committed donors, members, and volunteers.
The organizers would like to acknowledge that this event is taking place on the unceded, traditional, and ancestral lands of the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
This is an English language event; a Cantonese/Mandarin version of the event will be held in Spring 2018. If you need ASL interpretation, please contact us by Tuesday, November 21 @ 10 am at email@example.com.
The width of Access Gallery’s entrance is 32 inches wide. Unfortunately, the entrance is not wheelchair accessible at the moment. We are in the process of providing a portable wheelchair ramp, and we will update the event page as soon it is available. There are two gender-inclusive washrooms at Access Gallery. The washrooms, however, are not wheelchair accessible. The closest wheelchair accessible washroom is located at Starbucks (587 Main St) on Main and Keefer St, which is 260m away from the event venue. The seating at this venue will be hard stools with no backing. If you need access to alternative seating, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.