Salon Sundays are a treat, largely because of a willing audience. Each week a different dynamic; each time a little bit of magic. We look forward to seeing you.

Shirley Bear

December 4th, 2pm – 4pm
Shirley Bear returns to Vancouver to read from her 2006 collection Virgin Bones – Belayak Kcikug’nas’ikn’ug at Kogawa House. A visual artist, writer, and activist, she was honored last week at Rideau Hall with the Order of Canada.

Open House

December 11th, 1pm – 5pm
Please come to visit Kogawa House for a celebration of the people who created it and keep it running. Can we ask you to bring along something hand-made and simple like a jar of jam, a sheaf of paper, a holiday ornament? We’ll have a craft table with proceeds going to the House.

Place: 1450 West 64th Avenue, east of Granville
To reserve a seat, email

Other Kogawa House Events

Special Screening of Winds of Heaven

Emily Carr was born 140 years ago in Victoria this December 13th. Susan Crean will host a screening of Michael Ostroff’s documentary film that was featured at the Vancouver International Film Festival last year. It was based on my book, The Laughing One. And similarly explores Carr’s legacy and First Nations’ history. John Walker was cinematographer, Peter Raymont, producer with Michael Ostroff.

Time: Wednesday, December 7th, 7:00pm
Place: VPL Central Library, Peter Kaye Room, Lower Level