Event: Pull Together in Vancouver – Sarah Harmer and friends
With a seventh new nation on board and court cases being heard later this year, Pull Together is excited to launch the second phase of our fundraising campaign with a concert in Vancouver on March 24. Tickets on sale Thursday March 5, 2015. Get updates via Facebook.
On the anniversary of the Exxon Valdez spill, join us for an intimate evening of performances by…
- Sarah Harmer
- Git Hayetsk Dancers
- Kristi Lane Sinclair
- Chris Brown
- With Coastal First Nations representatives including Jess Housty (Heiltsuk Councillor) and Chief Marilyn Slett (Heiltsuk elected chief councillor).
Proceeds from this evening will support the work of seven Pull Together partner nations from the North and Central Coast, Haida Gwaii, and the northern BC interior: the Gitga’at, Heiltsuk, Kitasoo-Xai’xais, Gitxaala, Nadleh Whut’en, Nak’azdli and Council of Haida Nations.
Join us in person on March 24 to learn more, hear some great music, and contribute towards the launch of the second phase of the campaign.
Join celebrated national artists in this inspiring fundraising event at the historic York Theatre on Commercial Drive. TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 10am at http://pull-together.ca/ for $24.50 & $44.50 plus ticket service charges. An optional reception price also available.
Produced by RAVEN (Respecting Aboriginal Values & Environmental Needs) and Sierra Club BC, with the assistance of our Media Presenters:
The Georgia Straight, The Vancouver Observer and W2 Media Mornings on Vancouver’s Co-op Radio 100.5 FM.
Patron pricing for those able to contribute more is $94.50 + s/c. This includes a pre-show reception with the artists and Indigenous representatives.
The evening features an hour-long performance by celebrated Canadian musician Sarah Harmer. Sarah brings her popular songwriting abilities, commitment to environmental activism, and solidarity in action. She’s joined on stage by Chris Brown of Toronto’s Citizen Band.
Git Hayetsk traditional dancers from northwest coast Nations, plus Haida/Cree alt/folk artist Kristi Lane Sinclair. A Coast Salish welcome, a short film, and brief speeches from leaders of Coastal First Nations. Bring your pocketbook as in the lobby we’ll have an epic silent auction featuring a range of inspiring items for bidding. Please consider contributing! Throughout the event, complimentary Tuuys Teas will be served from EastVan’s new The Capilano Herbal Apothecary.
Silent auction donations are welcome! Before the event and during intermission there is bound to be exciting bidding on inspired goods and services. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if your business or organization can make a contribution to the evening’s Pull Together Silent Auction!