Wednesday July 20, 2022
7:00pm PDT
The Polygon Gallery, 101 Carrie Cates Ct, North Vancouver

Soundings: Celebrating 50 Years of The Capilano Review Recording

Wednesday July 20, 2022
7:00pm PDT
The Polygon Gallery, 101 Carrie Cates Ct, North Vancouver


Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Doors at 7pm / Readings at 7:30pm

The Polygon Gallery
101 Carrie Cates Court
North Vancouver

View video documentation of the event here

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of
The Capilano Review with an evening of readings, recordings, and activations by contributors to our three special anniversary issues. Featuring in-person and virtual presentations by:

Oana Avasilichioaei
David Geary
S F Ho
Aisha Sasha John
Daphne Marlatt
Shazia Hafiz Ramji
annie ross and Catriona Strang
Jordan Scott
Meredith Quartermain
Fred Wah
Ian Williams 

+ audio from the TCR archives

The event will launch Issue 3.47 (Summer 2022), the second of our three-volume anniversary series. Copies will be available for sale at the event, as well as a selection of back issues and anniversary merchandise.

The evening will also celebrate the launch of the Quarto Series: our new, limited-edition print series featuring work by collaborating artist-writer duos. Prints by Patrick Cruz & Laiwan, Moyra Davey & Lisa Robertson, and Billy-Ray Belcourt & Charlene Vickers will be available for sale at the event, with proceeds going to support TCR’s ongoing work as a vital platform for experimentation in writing and art.

Light refreshments will be available. Cash bar.


COVID-19 Protocol: 

Masks are requested to be worn at all times when not eating or drinking. Seating arrangements will allow for physical distancing wherever possible. N95 masks will be available onsite. If you are feeling unwell or have been recently exposed to the virus, please stay home and join us virtually.


Accessibility Information:

The Polygon is wheelchair accessible, with accessible washrooms and baby changing facilities on both floors. The event will take place in the Seaspan Pavillion on the second floor of the gallery, which is accessible by elevator.

There is wheelchair accessible parking underneath Lonsdale Quay Market, approximately 150 metres from the Gallery’s entranceThere is a loading zone for drop-offs along Carrie Cates Court, approximately 40 metres from the Gallery’s entrance.

The entrance is fitted with automatic doors.

Assistance dogs are welcome.


Getting there:

One-hour street parking is available surrounding the Gallery. Pay parking is available at Lonsdale Quay Market, the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier, and the ICBC parkade, located adjacent to Lonsdale Quay Market with entries off Rogers Avenue and Carrie Cates.

Public transit
The most convenient way to visit The Polygon from downtown Vancouver is via the SeaBus, a 12-minute ride to the North Shore waterfront. The Lonsdale Quay SeaBus Terminal is located approximately 700 metres west from the Gallery’s main entrance. In addition to the SeaBus, it offers bus service for the R2, 228, 229, 230, 231, 236, 249, N24 routes. 

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