Secret City - Robson Square
Secret City: Robson Square takes place on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the məθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations.
Transform your ordinary
into someone else’s extraordinary.
Grab your smart phone and some headphones and explore Robson Square & šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square while listening to original PodPlays based on true events that took place there. It will change the way you see the pedestrian world around you in a most unexpected way.
1. Robson Persephone
Written, created, and performed by C. E. Gatchalian
Music: Boléro, composed by Ravel, conducting Orchestre Lamoureux
2. LOve in the Square
Written and performed by Alison Jenkins
Based on a memory provided by Jerry Young
3. Before the house
Written and performed by Julie Hammond
Sound design, recording, and audio engineering by Matthew Ariaratnam
Additional recording by Julie Hammond
Based on a memory provided by Sharon Young
4. šxʷƛ̓ənəq square
Arranged by Julia Siedlanowska and Kanon Hewitt
Based on memories provided by Deb Pickman and Elder Jim Kew (Musqueam)
Deb Pickman shares a pivotal moment at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Square. Elder Jim Kew shares his snəw̓eyəɬ on this sacred territory.