Under Burrard Skytrain Station’s gorgeous canopy of akebono cherry blossom, Cherry Jam will be celebrating “petals falling” while showcasing performances by the Yayoi Movement Theatre, Folk artist Michael Averill, 2013 Haiku Invitational celebrity readings and Haiku Bard by Christopher Gaze of Bard on the Beach, an energetic dance performance by VanCity Soran and the thunderous sounds of Richmond’s Tetsu Taiko to warm up the scenes of Cherry Jam.
Cherry Jam Schedule

12pm              Welcome by Linda Poole and Norma Reid
12:05pm         Tetsu Taiko (20 minutes)
12:28pm         Haiku Bard by Christopher Gaze (8 minutes)
12:36pm         Michael Averill (15 minutes)
12:50pm         Yayoi Theatre Movement (15 minutes)
1:10pm           Vancity Soran (15 minutes)

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The concert will be emceed by the lovely Norma Reid. Norma Reid is the weekend co-anchor alongside Scott Roberts for CTV News at 6 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. at CTV British Columbia. When not working, Norma spends a great deal of time volunteering with various charities and organizations in the Lower Mainland including the Kids Help Phone, BC Oral Cancer, Union Gospel Mission, CH.I.L.D. Foundation and the Richmond Animal Protection Society. When she’s not engaging with her followers on Twitter, Norma is in Stanley Park on her bike.

Follow Norma on Twitter @CTVNorma

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Programs subject to change.