Spanish for Travellers – Register now

  This is a beginner level Spanish course for people who are planning to travel to a Spanish-speaking country and would like to learn effective ways to communicate in everyday situations. Participants can expect dynamic lessons where they will learn ...

  • 1885 Venables St, Vancouver B.C.

VLACC Choir Spring Term starts April 4th – Register now

VLACC Choir Spring Term starts April 4th – Register now Wed, Apr 4 – Wed, June 20, 2018 Rehearsals on Wednesdays from 7:00 – 9:00pm Britannia Community Centre – Seniors Centre room 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC V5L 4X4 $60 Spring Term Regist...

  • 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC V5L 4X4

Club Habana Celebrates Canada’s 150+

We have chosen to dedicate our 2017 Signature Event to a celebration of Canada’s 150+. We have again invited the musicians of Club Habana to perform, but this time with the Cameron Wilson String Quartet, one of Canada’s most innovative and creative mu...

  • Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton St. Vancouver BC)

Creative writing workshop in Spanish with Carmen Rodríguez

September 26 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm Britannia Community Services Centre, Library FREE Facilitator: Carmen Rodríguez Una fotografía personal te servirá de punto de partida para la creación de un pequeño relato sobre un episodio significati...

  • 1661 Napier St, Vancouver

“La Trova Nuestra” in Concert

“La Trova Nuestra” is composed of a group of troubadours from across Latin America, all of whom now reside in Vancouver. Their music is based on the continent’s “cultura mestiza,”, a mix of traditions that reflects the hybrid nature of Latin Ame...

  • 823 Seymour St, Vancouver

VLACC Choir 2017

From September 6 – November 29 – Every Wednesday from 7:00 – 9:00 pm Seniors Centre Room (Britannia Community Services Centre) FEE: $60 Facilitator: Sergio Pires Come sing with the Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre Choir! Our choir will m...

  • 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC

Basic Personal Makeup Workshop – for youth 11 – 18

August 24 – 5:00 – 7:00 pm Seniors Centre (Britannia Community Service Centre) FREE Facilitator: Vitoria Kalili On this workshop you’ll learn the basics of skin care, selection of tools, choices of foundation for your skin color, and techniq...

  • 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC V5L 3X1, Canada

Dancing with my Baby – Program for parents and babies 0 – 24 months

August 23 – 11:00 am – 11:50 am – Canucks Family Education Centre (Britannia Community Service Centre) FREE for VLACC Members (Membership is $5) Registration is required, email us at: info@vlacc.ca to reserve your spot. Facilitator...

  • 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC

Omara: Cuba

Directed by: Lester Hamlet Cuba | 2015 | Drama | 90 min Spanish w/ English Subtitles Sat. August. 19 – 7:30 p.m. The Cultch (1895 Venables St, Vancouver) FREE admission with $5 VLACC membership Facilitator: Gary Cristall Followed by a reception.  T...

  • 1895 Venables St, Vancouver

Denim Customization Workshop – for youth 11 – 18

August 17 – 5:00 – 7:00pm – Seniors Centre (Britannia Community Services Centre) FREE Facilitator: Elisa Kalili In this Denim Customization Workshop, you will learn how to turn an old pair of jeans into a stylish and comfy pair of ...

  • 1661 Napier Street Vancouver, BC

Archeology of Memory: Villa Grimaldi

Directed by: Quique Cruz and Marilyn Mulford BC FREE admission with $5 VLACC membership The film is a powerful, intense and imaginative musical journey.  The film follows Bay Area Chilean exile musician Quique Cruz, from the Bay Area to Chile and bac...

  • The Cultch Cultural Centre 1895 Venables St, Vancouver,

EQUINOCCIO Ecuadorian Film Exhibition

The Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre, Ecuadorian Association of British Columbia and Iberoamerican Images, proudly presents EQUINOCCIO, Vancouver’s first Ecuadorian Film Exhibition. We are pleased to invite you to discover and explore the young ...

  • The Cultch Cultural Centre 1895 Venables St, Vancouver, BC

AFRO-CUBAN PERCUSSION AND VOCALS – A SERIES OF WORKSHOPS FOR YOUTH (11-18)

FREE with $5 VLACC membership ​ In this series of workshops, boys and girls will learn how to play percussion instruments of the Afro-Cuban tradition, such as marimbas, congas and djembe. As well, they will become familiar with a variety of Cuban musica...

  • Mezzanine Room (by the Ice Rink) - Britannia Community and Services Centre – 1661 Napier St. Vancouver

Basics of Movement, Creation, and Dance Improvisation

FREE with $5 VLACC membership This 5-week dance course will focus on the exploration of natural movement, improvisation, and the creative process. The goal of this series of workshops is to guide participants through the process of exploration, experiment...

  • Canucks Family Education Centre room - Britannia Community and Services Centre – 1655 William Street, Vancouver

Aquí se Habla Español

We are proud to present our first activity of 2017 in collaboration with the Venezuelan Canadian Society of BC – VCSBC. Come and visit the Central Library and learn all about the free resources available to you and your family. Enjoy a Storytime and...

Club Habana An Evening of Cuban Jazz

Club Habana An Evening of Cuban Jazz is a musical experience showcasing world-class musicians in a unique opportunity to appreciate the current state of contemporary Cuban jazz. Composers Alfred Thompson and Miguelito Valdés will present original works a...

  • Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton St. Vancouver BC)

To Write is to Resist. To Write is to ReCreate

a panel discussion featuring Wanda John-Kehewin, Carmen Aguirre and Rita Wong Moderated by Carmen Rodríguez. FREE ADMISSION “In an incarcerated society, free literature can only exist as denunciation and hope.”  Eduardo Galeano, 1976. ​ The Vancou...

  • Ice Rink Mezzanine (Britannia Community Centre). Parker St., just west of Commercial Drive, Vancouver.

UMBRAL There is a Way Multidisciplinary Dance Performance

UMBRAL There is a Way is a new piece by pataSola dance exploring life, death and spirituality through a collage of dance, poetry, photography, video, light, music and textiles. In this multidisciplinary performance, PataSola Dance continues to investigate...

  • The Roundhouse Performance Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC)

BRAZILIAN MASTERS – A SERIES OF MULTIMEDIA WORKSHOPS FOR YOUTH (11-18) BRAZILIAN MASTERS – a series of multimedia workshops for youth (11-18)

Free of charge with VLACC membership ($5) / Register by email to stephanie.angel-garay@vancouver.ca In Partnership with the Britannia Latin American Youth Program Through the centuries, emulation has been used by most renowned artists. During the Renaissa...

  • Ice Rink Room, Britannia Community Centre Bottom of Parker Street, half a block west of Commercial Drive

Patricia Cano in concert

Sharing her rich cultural heritage with influences of South American folk forms such as Afro-Peruvian rhythms and samba, Patricia Cano’s music is driven by the groove of jazz, and the soul of folk and blues. On stage, with her band, the energy that Patr...

  • The ACT Arts Centre (11944 Haney Place Maple Ridge)

VLACC Choir

Come sing with the Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre Choir! Our choir will meet once a week to learn and practice songs that reflect the immense diversity of musical genres from all over Latin America. Songs will be sung mostly in Spanish and Portu...

  • Britannia Community Centre - Seniors Centre room 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC V5L 4X4

Afro-Cuban Dimensions

The Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre is proud to present Afro-Cuban Dimensions: A Musical Journey From Cuba to Canada. This show presents the musical history of Cuba, focusing on the fusion of rhythms brought by the African slaves with the musical...

  • Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton St,Vancouver)

Brazilian Animation & Game Day

PROGRAM Open House : Tour VFS’s Animation + Visual Effects Campus and play awarded Brazilian games  10:00am to 1:00pm Free/No registration required. Master Class, Screening & Cocktail Party: 2:00pm to 9:00pm Free/Registration required. Email ...

  • Vancouver Film School Animation + Visual Effects Campus 151 West Cordova Street Vancouver, BC

Bia in concert with special guest Carmen Aguirre

Bïa is a Brazilian singer and songwriter who incarnates what “world artist” is all about. Her voice, moves, charisma and guitar playing are soulful and sensual, her beautiful songs take you on a luminous trip from tears to laugh, from love to longing...

  • Waterfront Theatre (Granville Island)

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