Event Planner / Brewery News: BC: North Coast Brewing heads up 2 fund raisers in BC, 6/2 & 6/3

image Admittedly this writer enjoys a relaxing Jazz session now and again. But usually it’s paired with a bourbon, scotch, whiskey, or well thought out beer.

So it was interesting to see that North Coast Brewing would be in Vancouver to help generate funds for the Vancouver Aquarium & University of British Columbia for Sea Lion Research.

Hosted by the Cellar Jazz Club (3611 West Broadway) and supporting two worthwhile organizations, you are cordially encouraged to stop in and listen to the Cory Weeds Quintent with their tribute to Cannonball Adderly (6/2) or the the Claire Daly Quartet as they present the music of Thelonius Monk.

Doors open at 6:30 with tentative music start at 8:00.

Saturday June 2nd, 2012 6:30 PM
Cory Weeds Quintet remembers Cannon Ball Adderly
3611 West Broadway Vancouver, BC, Canada

Featuring: Cory Weeds (alto sax), Chris Davis (trumpet), Brad Turner (piano & rhodes), Andre LaChance (bass), and Roy McCurdy, original l Cannonball Adderly drummer  (drums)

$17 — 100% of the cover charge will be donated to sea lion research at the Open Water Research Station
Co-presented by The Cellar Jazz Club and The Hard Rubber New Music Society; For more information: http://cellarjazz.com/ & http: //www.coryweeds.com

Sunday June 3rd, 2012 6:30 PM
Claire Daly Quartet presents the music of Thelonious Monk
3611 West Broadway Vancouver, BC, Canada

Featuring: Claire Daly (baritone sax & lute), Steve Hudson (piano), Mary Ann McSweeney (bass), and Peter Grant (drums)

$15 — 100% of the cover charge will be donated to sea lion research at the Open Water Research Station

This event is the opening night for a tour of the New York-based Claire Daly Quartet in preparation for recording a follow-up CD to North Coast Brewing’s 2009 Brother Thelonious Quintet. With sales of both CDs benefitting the education fund of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, North Coast Brewing is able to combine its support of Jazz education with their new effort to provide support for and bring awareness to the research of Steller sea lions being conducted by the University of British Columbia in partnership with the Vancouver Aquarium  at  the Open Water Research Station in Port Moody, BC.

Cheers

About the research program:

Since 1993, researchers at the University of British Columbia’s Marine Mammal Research Unit have partnered with the Vancouver Aquarium to study the mysterious decline of the Steller sea lion population in the North Paciic. This is an ambitious project to discover the reasons behind the mysterious disappearance of 80 percent of the world’s Steller sea lions and what it could mean for the ocean ecosystem.

About Vancouver Aquarium

The Vancouver Aquarium is a non-proit society dedicated to the conservation of aquatic life. ww.vanaqua.org
About UBC:

About UBC

The University of British Columbia is one of Canada’s leading research universities and is consistently
ranked among the top 40 in the world.  The university attracts 54,000 students from across Canada and 140
countries around the world. www.ubc.ca

About North Coast Brewing

A pioneer in the craft beer movement, North Coast Brewing Company opened in 1988 as a local brewpub in the historic town of Fort Bragg, located on California’s Mendocino Coast.

Under the leadership of Brewmaster Mark Ruedrich, the brewery has developed a strong reputation for quality having won more than 70 awards in national and international competitions.

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