EAR TO THE GROUND
WHAT: Indian Summer Festival
WHEN: July 7 – 16
WHERE: Various Vancouver locations
WHY: Truly one of our city's most eclectic and vibrant events, the Indian Summer Festival is a ten day celebration of art, culture, and ideas. The festival combines a variety of disciplines and a variety of artists, thinkers, filmmakers, musicians, and writers to produce events that are as entertaining as they are thought-provoking. A few of the artists appearing at this year's festival are local culinary legend, Vikram Vij; award-winning musical group, Rajasthan Josh; Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Leslee Udwin; and environmental activist, Vandana Shiva. The theme of this year's festival is "Where World's Meet," and it promises to be the most eye-opening Indian Summer yet. Click here for schedule and details.