Saturday July 8, 2017 8:00pm
The Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver
Two Grammy award-winning giants come together in a rare concert that brings the best of classical Indian music and jazz to Vancouver. Dr. L Subramaniam revered in India as the 'Emperor of Sound,' is one of the world's pre-eminent violinists and Ernie Watts, is one of the most versatile and prolific saxophone players alive.
Saturday July 15, 2017, 7:30pm
The Imperial, 319 Main St., Vancouver
5×15 is a speaker's series that originated in London and has since spread to New York and Milan. It features five stellar speakers, speaking for fifteen minutes each on a topic they are deeply passionate about. The only rules: the talk should be unscripted, and fifteen minutes long.
Molly Crabapple - An award-winning New York based graphic artist, writer and author of Drawing Blood.
Kamila Shamsie - A novelist based between Karachi and London, named one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists
Carmen Rodriguez - An award-winning Vancouver-based writer and former Chilean revolutionary.
The evening is hilariously and graciously hosted by Ottawa-based comedian Kalyani Pandya.
More artists to be announced!
Saturday July 15, 2017, 9:30pm
The Imperial, 318 Granville St., Vancouver
Indian Summer's closing party is the place to be on a summery Saturday night, as you join festival artists and special guests in bringing the curtains down on the 2017 edition in style. Music by: Rup Sidhu composer, spoken word poet, beatboxer and home town treasure. Tiffany Moses, whose smoky vocals channel influences from Nina Simone to Portishead. Mob Bounce, celebrated hip hop duo who meld their Aboriginal cultural identity with an artistic identity that enfolds EDM and hip-hop.
And a very special guest (all will soon be revealed) who joins us from LA to spin from an incredible collection of vintage Bollywood LPs.