Sounds Like Fire: Edzi'u, Joshua Whitehead, and Janet Rogers
Rich with voices of the past, present, and future, a powerhouse lineup of literary and lyrical titans guide us on a journey through poetic language, experience, story, and song; including songwriter and composer Edziu, storyteller and academic Joshua Whitehead and innovative multimedia artist Janet Rogers.
Doors 8:15 pm / Showcase 8:30 - 10 pm / $15 Advance / $20 At Door
General Seating with some standing room at back of Hall.
Box office and Will Call will open with doors at 7 pm. Box office is CASH ONLY.
Buy advance tickets for Sounds Like Fire: Edzi'u, Joshua Whitehead, and Janet Rogers here.
Get your Early Bird Festival Pass before April 10 at https://versesearlybirdpass2018.brownpapertickets.com
This Pass gets you access to all Verses Festival events, except for workshops.
This event is a scent-reduced space. To assist us in our goal of increased access, please be aware of our attempt to reduce the impact of personal scented products (perfumes, scented oils, etc) in our festival spaces.
Accessibility Information for the Wise Hall:
Youll note on arrival a set of railed stairs leading into the Hall. The wheelchair accessible entrance is around back. For certain events there will be someone posted at the door throughout the event and/or a bell system will be rigged up to ensure no one has to wait out there to be let in. If this has not been clarified by organizers already, please consider contacting them for details.
Once inside, youll find a spacious wood-floored hall, open concept, tables and chairs set up throughout. The stage (accessible only via stairs) is to your left, and the washrooms towards the back of the hall. The washrooms are currently gendered, but sometimes will be marked gender neutral. There are two sets of washrooms. The one to the left of the bar is currently marked men is on the same level and is now wheelchair accessible, with 2 urinals and one wheelchair access stall and one non-wheelchair access stall. The one to the right of the bar, currently marked women, is wheelchair accessible with no urinals and one additional stall. *update as of June
Read the Radical Accessibility Mapping Projects WISE Hall overview or complete audit.
2013: please note that a new, wheelchair accessible mens bathroom has been created. The finishing touches are still being added, and the door has been adjusted to more easily fit wheelchair/scooter users, but overall the space is great.
The WISE Hall (View)
1882 Adanac St.
Vancouver, BC V5L 4E5
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|