Gee wizz, choose yer own 2009 was pretty sweet. Thanks to all the rad pals who made it happen, including all of you who made it out. The fest cumulated for me with biking down the river pathway at midnight to a dark spot under a bridge where, far from any sources of power or warmth or automotive accessibility, over forty people were gathered to listen to Daniel Johnston covers, cuddle, and sing along. Occasional trains and pure magic.
you can still download the printable schedule,
…or read on to see photos and the schedule.
T H UR D AY AU G U S T TH I R T E EN TH
imaginary ordinary + the park nearby
(center st NE, between 8th and 9th ave)
festival opening poster show! featuring bands, DJs, VJs, bbqing, and pinatas. also free portraits!
4 – 7 film survives. eyes cry. minus the $4. (free portraits!)
5 – 6 recycled pinata secret treasure surprise (pinata making a breaking event! bring something for the insides!)
7 – 8 HEAVYMATES
8 – 8:30 Lucid 44
9 – 9:45 The Summerlad
10:30 – late meteor meteor (mean leif plays ukulele on the hill during the meteor shower)
F R I DA Y A U GU S T F OU R T E E NT H
LIVE AUDIO BOOK
in front of the plaza theatre
(Kensington road NW, two blocks west of 10th street on the south side)
Local writers read a novel cover to cover, soapbox style.
3 – 6 pm
(near the corner of 10th street and 5th ave NW)
A dreamy park hangout with dream talk and thought.
3 – 4 pm
CHOOSE YER OWN BIKE ADVENTURE!! SAVE CASTLE CORBENIC AND GET TREASURE!
(meet at the corner of 12th ave + 9th st SW)
a real life choose yer own adventure book with bikes!
4 – 7 pm
RN IN AN ALLEY
(meet at the corner of 12ave and 1st st se)
Sweet music in a mystery parkade!
DEFORMER ‘N BRAIN FEVER, TOGETHER FOREVER
Central United Church‘s Gymnasium
(on 1st st SW, enter through the alley between 7th and 8th ave)
A sweet show! featuring Deformer, Brain Fever, Hamas, Monkey, and Lab Rat. By donation.
7 – 9 pm
(centre st NE, between 8th and 9th ave)
Another sweet show! Featuring Psychic Alliance, Deadhorse, and Haggard Beat.
7 – 11pm
DJ COVERS UNDER A BRIDGE
secret location – to find out where you gotta come to CYO bike adventure, Deformer ‘n Brain Fever, or Frogfest!
Local Musicians pay tribute to the genius of Daniel Johnson down by the water, under a bridge.
S AT U R DA Y AU G U ST F I FT E E NT H
meet at the gates of the Inglewood bird sanctuary
Come watch and learn about birds with Scott and his dad. Bring binoculars and bird books if you have them. Draw or take photos if you’d like.
8:45 – 11am
1527-15th ave sw.
All day acoustic Jams! bring instruments, bbq supplies, or just yourself!
11am – 9pm
DREAM HORSE SPIRIT
outside of tubby dog
sweet band jams!
12 – 1pm
come make some appreciative love notes an cards for the ones you love! bring their addresses, we’ll send them off.
12 – 2pm
departs from Eau Claire market – in front of the YMCA – at 2pm.
bring your bikes, games, and picnic supplies on this adventurous bikeride to a secret picnic spot! Stops will be made to pick up food and to see some other nice happenings.
2 – 8pm
BLACK FLAG KARAOKE
come sing along to your fav Black flag songs. Lyrics will be provided.
6 – 7pm
SEIZURE SALAD BOWL
at the Seizure Salad Bowl
(in the alley just south of 17th ave SW, in between 9th and 10th street)
awesome bands! Seizure Salad, Extra Happy Ghost, Church of the Very Bright Lights, Indiensoci, PLUS live visuals and art installations, PLUS burritos. so awesome.
7pm – late
CAPTURE THE FLAG – NIGHT SKILLZ
Urban styles! departs from the Seizure Salad Bowl at 11pm.
11pm – late
S UN D AY A U GU S T S I XT E EN T H
FLOAT THE BOW
departs from Bowness Park
email jennifercrighton at yahoo dot ca for details
float down the bow in pre-made home-made rafts. other entertainment, too? maybe. email us if you want to help build the rafts on sunday the 9th. summerwoodwarren(a)gmail.com
10am – 4pmish
THE DISEASED TREES
on the rocks by the river
a lovely band plays music for your ears from the banks of the bow. accessible both by foot and boat.
noon – 4pm
CHOOSE YER OHM – a synthesizer building workshop
at Cantos Music Foundation
(on 11th ave and 1st st SE)
Make your own synthesizer, no experience necessary! bring $10 to cover components. Please RSVP to craig.fahner[at]gmail.com so we can be sure to make enough kits! SOLD OUT, sorry!
1 – 4pm
FILM SURVIVES. EYES CRY. MINUS THE $4.
at Imaginary Ordinary
(on Centre St N, in between 8th and 9th ave on the East side)
come Get your picture portrait taken for free, and then mailed to you later!
4 – 7pm
SCREEN YER OWN WORK
Come see local video work! Bring your own if you want to share.
7 – 9pm
WE SHOULD KNOW EACHOTHER
Mark Hopkin’s House
#4 714 5A st NW
Sweet hang out times with sweet peeps at a sweet fellow’s house!
7 – 11pm
At The Arbour Lake Sghool
160 Arbour Ridge Cir. NW
noise + art + zines + pals.
for more details about anything, check out the “events” page!
Hope to see you out, we are so stoked its hard not to pee ourselves!
the CYO team