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3 Talon-Approved Events this Week


Here are 3  (out of many) awesome events you should check out this week:

  1. PANEL – Embracing Food Justice: Transforming Our Food Systems from Seed to Table @ SFU Harbour Centre

The Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group (SFPIRG) hosts a panel discussion (and Q & A) on the complex relationship between food, consumers, and inequality. An in-depth look at an every-day topic the panel will focus on the food justice movement while looking at structural issues and the path to a sustainable future.

Panelists: LeyAnn Meau (Guerrilla Gardeners Coordinator, Purple Thistle), Cease Wys (Indigenous Food Sovereignty Activist), and Paul Taylor (Executive Director of Gordon Neighbourhood House).

7:00-9:30 PM

Room 1700, SFU Harbour Centre 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

  1. Concerning Violence @ VIFF

Part of “The Great Divide” series at the Vancouver International Film Festival, Concerning Violence is a feature film about colonial resistance in Africa centered on the writings of Frantz Fanon. Directed by Göran Hugo Olsson, narrated by Lauryn Hill, and featuring archival footage from a number of anti-colonial movements.


Rio Theatre, East Broadway, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  1. Weed/Naomi Punk/Mass Marriage @ Antisocial Skate Shop

Hometown sweethearts Weed and Mass Marriage play with Olympia natives Naomi Punk. Antisocial is a rad venue that usually fills up QUICK for these sort of sweaty shows. All-ages (!!!) and $5. Lots of noise, lots of punk, this will not disappoint.

7 PM

Antisocial Skateboard Shop, 2337 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5T 3C9, Canada