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says: At 78 this year, I am both an old hand and an accidental tourist in Vancouver, 2017.
I am pleased to offer an unusual take on my observations, experiences and on the wider world around me here in the Downtown Eastside. Bon Appetit!
TJ Dawe is a Vancouver based writer, performer and director. He mostly creates autobiographical monologues, and helps others do the same.
He teaches a course on creating a solo show at Langara, as part of their Continuing Studies program, which is open to anyone. He spends a good chunk of year on the road, touring theatres and festivals.
He and his partner Lindsay facilitate workshops on the Enneagram (pronounced “any-a-gram”) – a personality type system, and on creativity. A play he co-wrote got turned into a feature film that very few people saw.
Chris is our webmaster, a local promoter of local business, a long time academic with a number of degrees in Theology, Philosophy, and Business and enjoys writing. He especially loves pointing out good things he sees happens daily. He is convinced that miracles still do happen.
As a local resident of the DTES Chris believes that the DTES is a vibrant, diverse, inclusive, thriving progressive & innovative local social & business community. He has taken on the challenge to promote Local Business and Shopping through his DTES Vancouver Business Directory.
Chris’s plan is to try to find Good News stories to remind us that good thrives right here in the DTES despite how the mainstream media often portrays the area. He welcomes story ideas and suggestions.