Completing the Circle: A Path Towards Nutrient Circularity in Food Systems

Online/Virtual Event

Can we achieve balance in the nutrient cycle? In an ideal world the nutrients in soil, such as phosphorus and nitrogen, flow through the entire food system, growing into plants, which animals and humans eat, and eventually those same nutrients return back to the soil, beginning the cycle once again. But in our food system, […]

Free

Wednesday Noon Hours: Echoes and Embers

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

Clarinetist Jose Franch-Ballester and pianist David Fung present a program tittled “Echoes and Embers” exploring the intimate relationship between clarinet and piano. A concert conceived to be performed in its entirety without interruptions or applause between the works, thus creating a common thread between them that allows us to delve into the relationship of these works with each other. The concert […]

Free – $12

Night of Ideas 2023 – More? Slow is Beautiful

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Join us for the Night of Ideas 2023 – an evening of creative thinking taking place in 200 cities and 100 countries around the world in early February 2023.  In Vancouver, artists and speakers will reflect on More? Slow is Beautiful from their perspective. Presenters include Andrea Reimer, Severn Cullis-Suzuki, Azul Carolina Duque, Ndidi Cascade, Tabitha […]

Free

What You Need to Know about Health Screening (Chronic Disease Webinar in Panjabi)

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia

Chronic Disease Webinar: What You Need to Know about Health Screening Free Webinar, Delivered in Panjabi Presented by: Dr. Madhu Jawanda, Family Physician In this session participants will learn about: The importance of routine health screenings for chronic disease management and prevention (e.g., blood pressure, cholesterol/lipid, blood sugar, kidney/liver function) How to monitor key vital […]

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How Ancestral Voyaging Mobilizes Knowledge of Biodiversity & Climate Change

Liu Institute for Global Issues 6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia

Reception to follow xʷθəθiqətəm or The Place of Many Trees Liu Institute for Global Issues 6476 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2   The future of the ocean is essential to the planet’s future and human life. Climate change intersects profoundly with biodiversity, food security for billions of humans, culture, and economy and peace. […]

Free

UBC Opera: The Florentine Straw Hat

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

FARSA MUSICALE IN FOUR ACTS SUNG IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SURTITLES Nino Rota composer Nino Rota, Ernesta Rota Rinaldi librettists UBC Opera Ensemble UBC Symphony Orchestra Jonathan Girard conductor Nancy Hermiston director The Florentine Straw Hat (Il cappello di paglia di Firenze) is an exhilarating comedy based on the famous nineteenth-century French farce which inspired René Clair’s classic silent film An Italian […]

$20 – $45