GROWLER: grunt gallery 30th Anniversary Party
Event Time: Saturday October 11th, 8pm – 1am.
Location: The Anza Club, 3 W 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1M8
Tickets: $10 – available at the door.
Celebrate grunt gallery’s 30th anniversary at GROWLER. Arrive early to witness a special performance by poet Janet Rogers – Mohawk writer and Victoria’s poet laureate. Ready yourself for heavy guitars, beats and indigenous drums and visuals with The Monster Project – featuring artists Chris Bose, Bracken Hanuse-Corlett and Dean Hunt. Finally, dance your way past midnight with a DJ set by hip-hop artist Ostwelve.
This event is also the launch of grunt’s BREW editions, a beautifully crafted beer growler featuring work by artist Lorna Brown. And, custom ovoid-shaped coasters that riff on Main Street’s cultural aesthetic, created by artist Sonny Assu. Growler’s will be available at the event for only $5, be sure to grab yours before they sell out!
Janet Rogers – http://music.cbc.ca/#/artists/Janet-Rogers
A Mohawk writer from the Six Nations band in southern Ontario, Janet Rogers was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and has resided in Victoria since 1994. A published and award-winning poet, she has worked and studied in the genres of poetry, short fiction, spoken word performance poetry, video poetry and recorded poems with music and scriptwriting. You can hear Janet on the radio as she hosts Native Waves Radio on CFUV fm and Tribal Clefs on CBC radio one fm in Victoria BC. Her radio documentaries “Bring Your Drum” (50 years of indigenous protest music) and Resonating Reconciliation won Best Radio at the imagaineNATIVE Film and Media festival 2011 and 2013.
The Monster Project – https://soundcloud.com/womp
Ostwelve – https://soundcloud.com/ostwelve-productions
Ostwelve (Ron Dean Harris), was born in the Coast Salish – Sto:lo Territory of British Columbia, Canada. Being introduced to music at an early age, Os was experimenting with the art form of Hiphop by the age of 12 years old. Moving into the city of Vancouver at the age of 13, the hip-hop scene there lead him to the sounds and sights of the growing art of hip-hop.
This event is a part of our 30th Anniversary programming. To learn more visit our 30th anniversary page.