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May 2017
Free

Call For Young Performers: Technical Knockouts DJ 101

May 12 @ 6:00 pm

Technical Knockouts Kinnie Starr, DJ O Show, and Tiffany Moses A female-centred music production, tech, songwriting and DJ drop-in lab for queer Indigenous and allied youth. Open to all genders, all nations, all affiliations. Come hover, hang or create with us. No experience necessary. Snacks and drinks will be there too! Sound interesting? Come to one of the teaser sessions before the festival at Directions Youth Services, Broadway Youth Resource Centre (BYRC), Qmunity, or Urban Native Youth Association (UNYA). One…

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June 2017

UnSettled

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - June 29 @ 11:00 pm
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Curator Adrian Stimson For too long, the absence of representations of Two-Spirit people, art, and being from contemporary popular culture has been equally embedded in hegemonic practices of colonization. With UnSettled I explore the art and being of *Two-Spirit artists, and in turn, they expose the issues of historical extermination of Two-Spirit people, the lack of alternative aboriginal sexuality and gender in contemporary Western culture/media, the Two-Spirit movement and future as a part of the reclamation of Two-Spirit identity and…

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Curator Panel

June 18 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Stimson and curated artists lead audiences through the visual art exhibition.   This event is scent-reduced, and fully wheelchair accessible. Please help us keep this a welcome space for everyone and refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events. For a full accessibility audit of the space by Radical Access Mapping Project visit: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B81n0augDG8kflMzRVl5d2FYa1VYWGlMNmhzVkkwVS1rZFBCRTRzNm1ZMVYyX3JMZGIxME0&usp=sharing To learn more about Radical Access Mapping Project, visit their website at: https://radicalaccessiblecommunities.wordpress.com/

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MSM [men seeking men]

June 20 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on June 21, 2017 at 7:00pm

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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With lemonTree creations MSM is a dance theatre piece inspired by transcripts of online conversations between men who seek other men. lemonTree’s Artistic Producer Indrit Kasapi has created a world of electronic beats where music is the omnipotent power, and through choreography, movement, and text, deconstructs online male personas and their personal exchanges with other men. Presented to critical acclaim in June 2013 at Toronto Fringe Festival, the piece had its World Premiere as part of the…

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MSM [men seeking men]

June 21 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on June 21, 2017 at 7:00pm

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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With lemonTree creations MSM is a dance theatre piece inspired by transcripts of online conversations between men who seek other men. lemonTree’s Artistic Producer Indrit Kasapi has created a world of electronic beats where music is the omnipotent power, and through choreography, movement, and text, deconstructs online male personas and their personal exchanges with other men. Presented to critical acclaim in June 2013 at Toronto Fringe Festival, the piece had its World Premiere as part of the…

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THE GRID [a workshop]

June 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Dance Studio | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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with lemonTree creations and the frank theatre Indrit Kasapi of lemonTree leads dance and theatre artists through lemonTree’s creation process ‘the grid,’ based on viewpoints. The Grid is a creation process that lemonTree creations has been using to generate their material for several of their productions including MSM . Indrit Kasapi (Artistic Producer) derived this process of creation from Viewpoints by Anne Bogart. The Grid takes its name from the most basic principle of the process, which is…

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Cris Derksen Orchestral Powwow

June 24 @ 7:00 pm
Roundhouse Turntable Plaza | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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with Allegra Chamber Orchestra The Chippewa Travellers and the Allegra Chamber Orchestra perform cellist/composer Cris Derksen’s Juno-nominated composition. Cellist/composer Cris Derksen performs with Allegra Chamber Orchestra and Powwow dancers in this chamber symphonic work composed around Powwow pieces accessed from Tribal Spirit’s library. This project brings Aboriginal music to the centre of the European model as aboriginal artists lead the way to create new forms of music. Cris Derksen is an award winning half-Cree, half-Mennonite composer and cellist, performing on…

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Greed / REsolve

June 27 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until June 28, 2017

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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with Full Circle First Nations Performance Commerce, greed, and disenfranchisement are key themes in these two paired dance works by Byron Chief-Moon and JP Longboat. Greed The work is a themed based examination of today’s exploitative stock market and crippling corporate greed. This work is a juxtaposition of Traditional Knowledge and Values that maintain a living harmony with the natural environment and provides dynamic balance through “taking only what is needed”. The actions of corporate and personal greed carry over…

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Greed / REsolve

June 28 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until June 28, 2017

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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with Full Circle First Nations Performance Commerce, greed, and disenfranchisement are key themes in these two paired dance works by Byron Chief-Moon and JP Longboat. Greed The work is a themed based examination of today’s exploitative stock market and crippling corporate greed. This work is a juxtaposition of Traditional Knowledge and Values that maintain a living harmony with the natural environment and provides dynamic balance through “taking only what is needed”. The actions of corporate and personal greed carry over…

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