Miyō: Powell Street Festival at the Rio Theatre

Miyō: Powell Street Festival at the Rio Theatre

3:00pm - Saturday, Dec 4, 2021

Miyō: Powell Street Festival at the Rio Theatre
Short Films, Live Music, Conversations

Join Powell Street Festival artists for a joyful, in-person afternoon of short films, live music, and conversations with host Tetsuro Shigematsu featuring live performances by festival-favourite local artists Bernie Arai’s Eremetic Sound (Jocelyn Waugh, trumpet; John Bently, tenor sax; Brad Muirhead, sousaphone; Bernie Arai, drums & cymbals), Masami Hanashiro (Eisa Taiko solo), and screenings from artists Sammy Chien of CHIMERIK and Tomoyo Yamada of Clala Dance Project.

Plus, get your hands on some very special, limited-edition Powell Street Festival winter merchandise, chat with friends from the festival over snacks and drinks from the Rio’s concessions and bar, and hear exciting interviews with each of the festival artists.

This event will also be live streamed online, so you don’t have to miss out if you choose to stay at home! Visit powellstreetfestival.com for details. With so many Powell Street Festival firsts, you won't want to miss it!

Saturday, December 4
Doors 2:30 pm | Event 3:00 PM *Please arrive on time.

Tickets for this event are sliding scale, and are available in advance, or at the door
*Minors welcome! Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons and passes n/a for this event

Access Information and Content Warnings:

This event will be ASL interpreted. Videos will be presented with open captions.
Please be aware some of the video content includes bright, flashing colour and loud noises.

Advance tickets are recommended for all shows to ensure seating. Online sales for every eventautomatically end 1 hour before any given showtime.

In accordance with the Province of British Columbia’s current PHO from the Ministry of Health, all eligible patrons must present their proof of vaccine status for entry. No exceptions.

PLEASE NOTE: We've made some changes.

In addition to now requiring patrons to wear masks in the lobby and restroom areas (optional to remove once seated - or while enjoying buttery popcorn!), we kindly ask everyone to arrive early to ensure enough time for seating and concession purchases. For more information on our new Health & Safety Protocols, please visit <http://riotheatre.ca/the-rios-protocols/>

If you didn't bring a mask with you, they are available for purchase at concession for $1.

We can’t guarantee availability of tickets at the door, so advance tickets for all screening events are strongly recommended. Online sales for every screening automatically end 1 hour before any given showtime.

The Rio Theatre strictly adheres to all of BC's current Public Health Orders surrounding requisite proof of vaccination for entry to all screenings and events. No valid proof? No entry, no exceptions. Don't like it? Take it up with your MP.

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