MACC is operated as a satellite facility to the Sunset Community Centre. As such we share programming and the support of the Sunset Community Association.
If you would like to run programs at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre, please fill out this Program Proposal Form (PDF 102kb), and send it to the programmer at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Belly Dance Performance Class (16+ yrs)
Improvisation and choreography, two essential skills for bellydancers. Join Dinah to learn new choreographies, develop your personal improvisation style, and explore ways to adapt both approaches to solo and group dances. Previous bellydance experience is required. No class Apr 22 and May 20.
Mon | Apr 1-Jun 24 | 7:30 PM-8:45 PM
199751 | $80.38/11 sessions
Polymer Dance: Intermediate/Advanced (16+ yrs)
Polymer Dance is a contemporary dance class and improvisation ensemble for non-professional dancers over the age of 16 with at least three years dance experience. If you are a dancer looking for formal training with professional-level teachers and love to improvise and perform, Polymer Dance is for you! For more information, contact email@example.com. Drop-in available at $18/session.
Tue|Apr 2-Jun 25 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
212578 | $186/13 sessions
Israeli Dance Party for Families (4-12 yrs)
Yael Levy Morantz
Israeli Dance is a unique social dance form originating in Israel, designed to bring people together and create community with music and dance. This Israeli Dance Party for Families is a fun and exciting way to move your body and have parents connect with their kids through specific choreography that is taught worldwide. No dance experience needed. Come as you are. Parents are encouraged to attend for free and participate with their children.
Sat | Mar 16 | 5:30PM-6:15PM
217151 | $5/1 session
SHIAMAK Bollywood Jazz (4+ yrs)
Shiamak Davar International
A perfect class for the middle of the week to get you moving, grooving, and recharged! Energetic music, dance exercises, and choreography makes this class a favourite among students of all ages. This progressive class gives participants the opportunity to participate in our Summer Funk 2019 show – ‘Shaadi Musical’ to be held on June 29th, 2019 at the Bell Performing Arts Centre in Surrey. During this session, the classes will be building on a routine every week, and collaboratively working on designing costumes and properties to be incorporated into their performance. Participants are advised to dress in comfortable activewear for class, and may wear running shoes or be bare foot as per comfort. Bringing a water bottle is encouraged! For more information, please visit www.shiamak.ca/vancouver
Wed | Apr 3-Jun 26 | 4:45 PM-5:30 PM
212583 | $204/12 sessions
Wed | Apr 3-Jun 26 | 5:30 PM-6:30 PM (ages 7-13)
212585 | $204/12 sessions
Wed | Apr 3-Jun 26 | 6:30 PM-7:30 PM (ages 13+)
212586 | $204/12 sessions
Arts & Health (50+ yrs)
Anna Kraulis & Oliva Davis
An arts initiative located at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre where Moberly senior dancers, together with a professional dance artist, Anna Kraulis and Olivia Davis, explore cultural traditions, personal history and movement through improvisation and dance. Please sign up in-person on the first day at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre. For further information or visit www.artsandhealth.ca
Thu | Apr 4-Jun 6 | 10:30AM-11:30AM
199750 | FREE
Move, Groove and Improve (50+ yrs)
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
Move, Groove, and Improve is a program focused on active aging and well-being. Participants will engage in physical activities, such as chair yoga and go on trips to community hubs to increase social connections. Instruction is in Punjabi. To register, please call South Vancouver Neighbourhood House at 604-324-6212.
Tue/Wed | Apr 2-Jun 26 | 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
199759 | FREE
Shaolin Kung Fu (16+ yrs)
Looking for an after-work or, after-school workout with an ancient twist? Come and learn Shaolin style martial arts from instructor Matthias Klenk, a martial artist with over 10 years of experience. No class Apr 22 and May 20.
Mon | Apr 1-Jun 24 | 6:00 PM-7:15 PM
199749 | FREE
Acting Kung Fu (16+ yrs)
Do you love Kung Fu movies? Why not make one yourself? Acting Kung Fu is a class focused on staging Kung Fu choreographies live and for camera. Students will get into the basic ideas of non-verbal dialogue, the narrative of fights, the creation of fight choreographies, and will work with a guest cinematographer on their project. Another important part will be the preparation for and approach of a character. This physical class includes theory and praxis, and is not a stage combat course. First lesson is a trial lesson, and is free to attend.
Sun | Apr 7-Jun 23 | 5:00 PM-7:30 PM
210307 | $140/11 sessions
Hibret Amharic School (6-18 yrs)
This class is for children interested in learning to read and write one of Ethiopia’s major languages, Amharic. In addition, students will also learn about Ethiopia’s culture, and history through music, dance and song. Once a month the group will have a day dedicated to cooking traditional Ethiopian dishes as well. To register, contact Mekdes Gete at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat | Apr 6-Jun 29 | 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
199756 | FREE
Orange Boxes and City Futures (13+ yrs)
Orange Boxes and City Futures is a community collaborative project that examines the orange fences that surround trees in construction zones in Vancouver. What do these orange boxes say about the city and its transformations? How do they make visible the future of a building or a neighborhood? Participate in this series of workshops to engage in art activities and discussions that relate to your neighbourhood and these fences. We will photograph and draw orange boxes, share food, create poetry, and discuss our ideas and experiences of change, focusing on our everyday life and sense of home. To conclude the workshops, we will create a final exhibition at the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre.
Mon | Apr 29-May 27 | 2:00PM-4:00PM
215035 | FREE
Ethiopian Cooking (19+ yrs)
This unique cooking class will give students chance to learn all about the recipes and techniques of authentic Ethiopian cooking style. Mekdes Gete, facilitator of the Hibret Amharic school for Ethiopian culture, will provide students with hands on learning experience and also introduce them to the spices and grains used to make traditional Ethiopian dishes such as Meser wat, Gomen wat and Atkilt wat. $30 drop-in available.
Sat | Mar 30-Apr 27 | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
211079 | $125/5 sessions
Food Skills for Families (19+ years)
Canadian Diabetes Association
Join the Food Skills for Families FOOD SENSE program and learn to make delicious and healthy meals on a budget! Sign up for this six-week program and join us weekly for a three hour class. Program offered by the BC Center for Disease Control.
Mon | Apr 1-May 6 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
214928 | FREE
Tayybeh Syrian Food for the Soul (18+ yrs)
This cooking workshop will highlight the richness, complexity, and most importantly regionalism of Syrian food. This class will shed light the Syrian culinary hubs, namely Aleppo, Damascus, Latakia and Homs. This class will focus on what Tayybeh does best which is, homestyle food that feeds your body and soul and is reminiscent of your mum’s kitchen. Participants will get the chance to learn about the history of Syrian food, specialty ingredients, and the history of the city of focus for the day. Participants will also hear stories about the chefs and their cooking experiences back home and now in Canada and take part in preparing 3 items. The class would culminate in a little Syrian feast for everyone.
Sat | Mar 9 | 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
213265 | $5/1 session
Sat | Apr 6 | 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
213266 | $5/1 session
Sat | May 4 | 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
213267 | $5/1 session
Children’s Taiko Ensemble (5-12 yrs)
Basics of taiko drumming geared for children. Rhythm training, team building, confidence growing within a world music context. We will work towards performance on Japanese taiko drums made for children
Sat | Apr 6-Jun 29 | 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
212575 | $150/10 sessions
Taiko Japanese Drumming (18+ yrs)
Learn traditional Japanese drumming (Taiko) on real Japanese drums! Get a full body workout with a world music drumming experience, and work towards a performing opportunities. Beginners to drumming are welcome. Drum sticks and drums are provided.
Sat | Apr 6-Jun 29 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
199766 | $100/10 sessions
Triple Threat: Acting, Dancing, Singing (8-18 yrs)
What if you had the opportunity to play the part of Justin Bieber opposite of Taylor Swift. What if you had the opportunity to act in a mashup of Broadway Musicals. What if Madonna got together with Bruno Mars. In this class, students work with teacher Jan Cooper to create a series of musical productions about pop-culture what-ifs, and learn to perform the songs within them.
Fri | Apr 5-Jun 28 | 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
213276 | $200/10 sessions
Herbal First Aid (12+ yrs)
Join Lori Snyder as she shows us what plants are important to have in your medicine cabinet and how you would prepare them. Using a wide variety of items, some of which can be found in your local garden, Lori teaches what plants can help stop bleeding, calm an upset stomach, use as an anti-biotic, or an anti- septic for an urinary tract infection, calm the nervous system or can help heal wounds or insect bites. Come discover the power of medicinal plants!
Sun | Jun 16 | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
215019 | $5/1 session
Medicinal Garden Stewardship with Lori Snyder (12+ yrs)
Come to the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre to join Indigenous herbalist Lori Snyder in planting, growing and harvesting medicinal herbs in the Moberly Herb Garden. Lori Snyder will plan with participants which herbs to grow, when to harvest them, and when to create new products from them. This bundle ensures that you won’t miss a single opportunity to learn from this incredible gardener. Students should wear warm clothes appropriate for planting. $5 drop in fee available.
Sun | Apr 7-May 19 | 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
210495 | $20/4 sessions
Tea making with Lori Snyder (12+ yrs)
Come learn from Lori Snyder which plants can be harvested and stored for your own tea making supplies. Home made teas benefit your wellbeing and the planet too as we gather locally. Examples rosemary, reshape, lemon balm, peppermint, stinging nettle, spruce tips and more. Learning when to harvest is important to capture the best essences for your flavour and experience.
Thu | Apr 11 | 7:00PM-8:30PM
215018 | $5/1 session
Community Sewing with Fabienne Good (19+ yrs)
Fabienne Good joins the Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre as an artist in residence, working with the public to create textile based works of art together, using scraps of fabric from all around. Whether you’re new to sewing, or are just looking for a space to work on project together and socialize, this drop in class will be suitable for you. Participants can expect to start small with practical projects and move onto larger projects, like a community made quilt.
Tue | Apr 2 – Jun 4 | 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
223133 | FREE