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Event Archive - Under the Volcano festival of Art and Social Change! WATERFRONT STAGE:: Blue Scholars, Cristina Orbe, Belladonna - Toronto, Turiya Autry

Sun. August 8th 2004 Cates Park (All Ages)
12pm - 9pm
Presented by: Under the Volcano
come over for this - it's worth it!

Under the Volcano festival of art and social change: 15 Years of Celebrating Peoples Resistance Against War, Occupation & Empire

Sunday August 8th 2004 in Cates Park, North Vancouver Rain or Shine
Gates open at noon, music starts at 1:00pm

50 Artists, 5 Stages!
The Gossip (Arkansas-based gospel meets riot grrrl punk)
Clann Zu (political Irish folk meets electronica)
Euphrates (Iraqi hip-hop from Montreal)
Aboubacar Camara & Doundounba (West African Amasumbou music)
keynote speaker Ward Churchill (renowned indigenous rights activist and author)
. and many more

plus: Waterfront Stage, Revolutionary Frequencies DJ Stage, Malcolm Lowry Words and Rhymes Stage, Community Info Fair, Seamrippers Artisans Market, Kids Zone, Workshops, Food Fair, Tsleil-Waututh Nation Canoe trips

This is the 15 year anniversary of this incredible and unique event - come celebrate with us. For more information about the festival, including the full line-up, please visit
Tickets at gates only - $10-20 by donation, no-one turned away
Shuttle buses leave Safeway parking lot @ Broadway Skytrain starting at 11am
Absolutely no alcohol and no dogs please

Be a part of the Action!
To take part in this fabulous festival of resistance, please visit and fill out the form at the bottom of the page to let us know what you would like to do. You can also send the volunteer coordinators an email at

In solidarity:
the volcano organizing collective
Info/volunteer line: 604-255-0163


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Cristina Orbe

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Belladonna - Toronto

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