Western Front 30th Anniversary Neighbourhood Block Party

@ 4:00pm

Admission: FREE

Roberto Paci Dalo / Giardini Pensili > Artist in Residence June 11 – June 30 For cake and music! In association with the Roberto Paci Dalo / Giardini Pensili residency, the Western Front will open its doors to the community by hosting a neighbourhood block party in celebration of its 30th anniversary. Community and local arts groups such as Sarah McLachlan Music Outreach and Capoeira Ache Brasil are invited to perform at the block party, and evening entertainment will be provided by local musicians SWARM, Tango Paradiso, Michael O’Neill’s Meargstone bagpipe ensemble, and others. Events inside the Western Front include EDAM dance presentations and gallery installations. BRING SOMETHING TO GRILL ON THE BARBEQUE. Local and Long Distance: Roberto Paci Dalo / Giardini Pensili with JoÎlle Léandre, Bic Hoang and Giorgio Magnanensi

June 27, 9 pm > Vancouver International Jazz Festival Tickets: Jazz Hotline 604 872 5200 or Ticketmaster 604 280 4444
Roberto Paci Dalo scans the Western Front for a scenic concert collaboration in celebration of the Western Front’s
contribution to thirty years of innovative art practice. Paci Dalo (clarinets/electronics/sampler/video/direction) will perform in a concert presentation with local and visiting artists: French improvising bassist JoÎlle Léandre, Vietnamese instrumentalist Bic Hoang (dan bao), and gameboy enthusiast Giorgio Magnanensi (electronics/sampler).

Co-production by Western Front and Giardini Pensili. Giardini Pensili company supported by Regione Emilia Romagna and Provincia di Rimini.