FRIDAY MAY 18


Emily Carroll and Johnnie Christmas in Conversation
Vancouver Public Library Central Branch (350 West Georgia Street), Alice MacKay Room
Friday May 18, at 7:00 PM

Celebrate the opening of the 2018 Vancouver Comic Arts Festival with a conversation between world-renowned cartoonists Emily Carroll (Speak) and Johnnie Christmas (Firebug).

Sarah Leavitt (Tangles) will moderate a discussion about these creators’ exciting and human work that connects with the reader on a multitude of levels.

Please note that this event will have American Sign Language Interpreters.

For more info contact 604.331.3603 or [email protected]

 

Lewis Trondheim, Brigette Findakly and Yvan Alagbe French Language Event
Vancouver Public Library Central Branch (350 West Georgia Street), Alma Van Dusen Room
Friday May 18, at 6:00 PM

Join Brigitte Findakly, Lewis Trondheim and Yvan Alagbé, three famous French comics authors, during a special evening of conversation about their work in the field of comics and graphic novels. Presentation in French.

Please note that this event will be in French. The guests will be signing after the other VanCAF launch event in the library

For more info contact 604.331.3603 or [email protected]

SATURDAY MAY 19

VanCAF and Lucky’s Present: An Opening by Eli Howey
Lucky’s Comics (3972 Main Street)
Saturday May 19, opening at 7:00 PM

An art gallery exhibition featuring the artwork of Eli Howey.

No cost to enter.

 

Vancouver Comic Jam: Special VanCAF edition
12 Kings Pub (395 Kingsway)
Saturday May 19, at 7:00 PM

Come out to drink and draw comics at the Vancouver Comic Jam. One person draws a panel, someone else draws the next, and so on until a collaborative comic page is created. It doesn’t matter if you think you can draw or not, just come and hang out with other comics loving people and knock back a beer or two.

WHO CAN COME?: Anyone who is of legal drinking age is invited.
HOW MUCH?: No admission fee, but… They provide their full food menu to order from and a selection of craft beers and drinks.

(Also, there is karaoke later in the evening!)
Bring your own pencils/pens. Paper is provided.

 

SUNDAY MAY 20

The Official VanCAFter Party!
Relish The Pub (888 Nelson Street)
Sunday May 20, at 6:45 PM

The folks from Cloudscape Comics Society are inviting creators and attendees of this years VanCAF to join us at the Relish Pub after the festival ends on Sunday. Starting at 6:00 PM we ask creators and exhibitors to join us for a well-deserved pat on the back and a chance to meet one another. At 7:30 we welcome the public attendees to join us for a fun night filled of laughter and a few drinks. Space will be limited, so we hope to see you there!