As part of the 2023 Heart of the City Festival, local band Son of James is performing at STRETCH Studio (180 East Pender) on Friday November 3. The performance, titled Once Upon a Time on a Chinatown Night, follows the personal journey of Shon Wong and his search for family, identity, and purpose as he meets the unexpected and is challenged by mystery.
When: Friday, November 3 from 7:30 to 9:30pm
Where: STRETCH Studio (180 East Pender, previously Vancity & Chinatown House)
The event will feature:
- Original Chynatruckerfunk music by 10 piece Son of James band
- Narration by Ramona Mar
- Rare Historical Vancouver Chinatown Photos projected by Elwin Xie
- Special guest, Chinese Ukrainian jazz guitarist Henry Young.
- Story by Shon Wong
- The space is not wheelchair accessible.
- Limited seating available.
- $30 tickets available in advance or at the door.