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EastVanLove vol. 6.5

Changemakers Vancouver & NetSquared Vancouver

Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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EastVanLove vol. 6.5



EastVanLove 6.5

September 27, 2012 (Thursday)

Toby's Pub & Grill, 2733 Commerial Drive

6pm - 9pm

As the weather begins to cool down, Autumn certainly brings out a sense of change like no other season. Similarly, we at #EastVanLove are changing the colours of our leaves in an attempt to settle some ideas on the future of our grassroots organization.

Instead of hosting our seventh themed tweetup of the #EastVanLove series, we invite you to join us for #EastVanLove Vol. 6.5 to let us know exactly what it is that you love about East Van! At this tweetup, get to know our crew, our upcoming goals and objectives, and learn how you can help us help our community.

What is a tweetup?

A tweetup is an event where people who tweet come together to hangout in person.

Who should attend?
Anyone who loves the vibrant East Vancouver community. Is your homestead outside of East Vancouver? Non-residents are welcome to attend too!

A little bit about #EastVanLove:

This little #hashtag captured the collective spirit of the culture,community, and all things celebratory of East Vancouver. From the V6A to the V5S and beyond, #EastVanLove is a grassroots, cooperative organization of eager, like-minded citizens from all modes of expression and all blends of nationality.

Our mission is to grow both an online and offline permaculture of ideas, expression, and action around all things East Vancouver.




In the House Festival: Myriam Steinberg (@InHouseFestival)

Myriam is the brains and the brawn of the “In the House Festival.” Now in its 10th year of bringing live performances of all kinds into people’s living rooms and backyards, “In the House” produces both public and private shows. Her passion for the arts in all its facets comes through in the eclectic programming that can always be found both at the festival and in the year-round shows. She believes that it is very important to not only expose the vast and varied talents of Vancouver, but also to create and foster community while exposing that talent. Check out “In the House Festival” on Facebook and Youtube.


Union Gospel Mission: Derek Weiss (@Derek_Weiss)

Derek Weiss

Derek Weiss is Manager of Community Engagement at Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, where he has the privilege and pleasure of working with some of Vancouver’s most awesome people to create meaningful, long-term change. Derek lives in Mt. Pleasant, where he writes haiku and drinks far too much JJ Bean coffee. You can follow him on Twitter.

There's nothing like an #EastVanLove tweetup without homegrown talent! We'll be featuring special performances by two of Vancouver's bright young stars.

Kristie Yung / @kristieyung /

Offering a unique ‘Ella Fitzgerald meets Taylor Swift’ sound, this acoustic-soul singer/songwriter marries music and lyrics with expressive lightness and sophistication. Kristie Yung is best known for her cover videos on YouTube and her performance and co-production of the International chart topper, ‘Keh Dena‘ (TV Series ‘Mangoes‘ Title Track). Kristie’s debut EP ‘The Setlist Project‘ (September, 2012) is already generating all sorts of buzz and features her hit singles ‘Won’t Let You Hurt Me Anymore‘ and ‘It’s You‘. Look out for Kristie on Facebook and Twitter.


Jeremy Lim / @jeremylim /

Jeremy Lim is a professional photographer who specializes in events, action, and visual narratives. Not much for sleep, he moonlights as a music producer and DJ, and will be playing a blend of house, moombahton, and a few other surprises at EVL 6.5. Check Jeremy out on Soundcloud, Facebook, & Twitter.


Volume 6.5 is presented in collaboration with This is Vancity:
Ariella Fong / @ariellafong
Ajay Masala Puri / @masalapuri
Anita Oh / @petitefoodie
Kimie Ong / @kimieong
Juliane Siu / @julessiu
Our Schedule of Events:
5:30pm: Doors open
5:30pm - 6:45pm: DJ Jeremy Lim spins
6:45pm: Program starts
  • MC Ajay Puri (@masalapuri) and Jorge Amigo (@AmigoJor) set the stage!
  • Ben from Toby's says a few words
  • Myriam Steinberg - In the House Festival
  • Derek Weiss - Union Gospel Mission
  • Closing remarks and announcements. This is your chance to promote an upcoming event or campaign you're working on in 20 seconds!
  • Kristie Yung performs a few of her sweet tunes.

8:00pm: Program ends. DJ Jeremy Lim spins tracks and you party!!!



Show your East Van Love by joining us on September 27th!

Check out our Facebook event page!

Tweet your love with #EastVanLove. 

 @EastVanLove + @ThisisVancity


***East Van Love is also part of Social Media Week!***



Toby's Pub & Grill is cash and carry. 

Come early, grab a drink, and some appies:

Follow Toby's @TobysPub

Have questions about EastVanLove vol. 6.5? Contact Changemakers Vancouver & NetSquared Vancouver
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When & Where

Toby's Pub & Grill
2733 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4C5

Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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