Life in Quarantine – The Pause

Welcome back to Life in Quarantine! Our poem this week is by Judith Neale, a Canadian poet, mentor, educator, opera singer, and spoken word performer. Thanks for Ashok Bhargava for the beautiful photography as always. The Pause Bitterly the night comes, and we entwine...

Life In Quarantine Poetry Project – The Blue

Covid-19 is keeping Moberly an unusually quiet place these days. At least, it is physically. But many of our community partners are still really hard at work creating new projects within health guidelines. This winter, the Moberly crew will be working with one of our...

Moberly Break for the Holidays

Happy holidays Moberlites! The Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre will be closed from December 16th - January 4, 2021 as we take a much needed break. We're really looking forward to some new residencies and programs we have planned for the new year as we start to put...

Making Beeswax Salves & Incense w/ Lori Snyder

Kicking off a (hopefully) better new year, Moberly is bringing back a fan favorite: Beeswax Salves and Incense with Lori Snyder. This workshop will take place inside Moberly on January 8th @ 3:30pm! Beeswax salves are quick and easy, and they have many different...

Permaculture 101

We're so happy to announce that Lori Snyder will be delivering to us two new workshops at Moberly, the first since the Covid-19 lockdown. Permaculture 101 November 14 & 28 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM FREE Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles...

Moberly’s Re-Opening

Well hello Moberlites, guess who's coming back? That's right! We've got the staff back, cleaned the place, passed safety inspection, and now we're ready to re-open! Moberly will be open for arts & culture programming on October 12, 2020. The centre is currently...

Moberly Closure

Community Centre Closure Notice to Public and Program Instructors The City of Vancouver is working with internal and external partners, including Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) on a proactive approach to deal with COVID-19 in B.C. Here at the City, we are doing...

Healing Teas with Lori Snyder

Come learn from Lori Snyder which plants can be harvested and stored for your own tea making supplies. Home made teas benefit your well being and the planet too as we gather locally. Examples rosemary, lemon balm, peppermint, stinging nettle, spruce tips and more....

Medicinal Garden Stewardship with Lori Snyder

Come to the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre to join Indigenous herbalist Lori Snyder for a three week stewardship program, involving planting, growing, and harvesting medicinal herbs in the Moberly Herb Garden. $5 drop in fee is available. Dates: April 19, May 17,...

Spring Registration

Registration for Moberly's spring programming begins tomorrow, March 5th, at 9am. Our programs this season range from theatre to sewing, cooking, gardening, martial arts, Bollywood dance, and more!   You can register: Online at ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver...

FACILITIES/RENTALS

Artists or arts and cultural groups are welcome to rent our space for rehearsals, performances, workshops, community festivals, special events, concerts, conferences, etc. The space has a professionally sprung dance floor, fold out stadium seating, a modest lighting grid and experienced technicians. The building is wheelchair accessible (including accessible washrooms), with kitchen facilities and a meeting room (located in the basement).

MACC FACILITY FEATURES

  • 1664 sq. ft. rehearsal hall with sprung floor. Has additional 280 sq.ft. adjacent lounge area which can be sealed off with fold out panels. There are two, double doors off the main hall into the parking lot for easy loading.
  • Meeting Room/Studio located downstairs is 600 sq.ft., with large windows facing south, separate access door and sink.
  • All rooms can be equipped with long fold out tables on wheels, 3 tables are 10′ long and 30″ wide 8 tables are 8′ long and 30″ wide. There are 120 stackable chairs.
  • Newly re-constructed fully equipped kitchen.
  • Some equipment that may be made available for an extra fee include: TV and overhead projector, sound system and stage risers. Professional stage lighting (requires the hiring of a trained lighting technician).

MORE ABOUT RENTING MACC

  • Capacity: maximum number of people is 120 (including staff, children caterers and technicians).
  • Serving liquor: the rental group is responsible for obtaining a valid “Liquor License” for any liquor service or consumption as well as a “Serving it Right” certificate.
  • Serving food: food can not be cooked on the premises, only catered food and/or warming of food is permitted.

 RENTAL COSTS AND INQUIRIES

  • For rental inquiries and information on rates and partnership, contact Oliver McTavish-Wisden, at oliver.mctavish-wisden@vancouver.ca

Moberly Theatre Technical specifications and Equipment List

Theatre dimensions:                          Seating Area:Interior Area
Width: 32′                                                Width: 3′ x 4′
Length: 50′                                              Length 3″ x 8″

When extended, protrudes 11′ into theatre & leaves 4′ 6” on each side of the width of the theatre. There are 9 risers in total.

Lighting grid height:                               Loading Doors:  3
West Ceiling: 11′                                         Width: 5″ 10″
East Ceiling: 10′

Dancefloor:
Marley type Dance floor-for dance only

Lighting instruments:
6 ETC Source 4 ellipsoidal reflector spotlights, 575-750W
6 ETC PARNEL , 575-750W
Shutters and some gobos
5 floor stands
1 Leprecon LP 612 lighting console
3 Dimmers for a maximum of 12 lighting instruments

Sound:
Yorkville MM6 6 channel Powered Mixer, 200W
4 Yorkville Performance Series Speakers, 150 Watt each and mounted at 8′ height in each corner of the theater
1 Technics SL- PD9 5 Disc CD changer w. Digital optical output
11 Music stands
1 Boom mic stand
1 round base-straight mic stand
1 15′ XLR cable
1 5′ XLR cable
4 APEX 850 Dynamic microphones
16 Channel Mackie Sound Console CR1G04-VL2

Life in Quarantine – The Pause

Life in Quarantine – The Pause

Welcome back to Life in Quarantine! Our poem this week is by Judith Neale, a Canadian poet, mentor, educator, opera singer, and spoken word performer. Thanks for Ashok Bhargava for the beautiful photography as always. The Pause Bitterly the night comes, and we entwine...

Life In Quarantine Poetry Project – The Blue

Life In Quarantine Poetry Project – The Blue

Covid-19 is keeping Moberly an unusually quiet place these days. At least, it is physically. But many of our community partners are still really hard at work creating new projects within health guidelines. This winter, the Moberly crew will be working with one of our...

Moberly Break for the Holidays

Moberly Break for the Holidays

Happy holidays Moberlites! The Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre will be closed from December 16th - January 4, 2021 as we take a much needed break. We're really looking forward to some new residencies and programs we have planned for the new year as we start to put...

Making Beeswax Salves & Incense w/ Lori Snyder

Making Beeswax Salves & Incense w/ Lori Snyder

Kicking off a (hopefully) better new year, Moberly is bringing back a fan favorite: Beeswax Salves and Incense with Lori Snyder. This workshop will take place inside Moberly on January 8th @ 3:30pm! Beeswax salves are quick and easy, and they have many different...

Permaculture 101

Permaculture 101

We're so happy to announce that Lori Snyder will be delivering to us two new workshops at Moberly, the first since the Covid-19 lockdown. Permaculture 101 November 14 & 28 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM FREE Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles...

Moberly’s Re-Opening

Moberly’s Re-Opening

Well hello Moberlites, guess who's coming back? That's right! We've got the staff back, cleaned the place, passed safety inspection, and now we're ready to re-open! Moberly will be open for arts & culture programming on October 12, 2020. The centre is currently...

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