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June 2017

Call For Young Performers: Technical Knockouts, Tiffany Moses June 1

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 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 Broadway Youth Resource Centre (BYRC), Qmunity, or Urban Native Youth Association (UNYA). One of the Technical Knockouts…

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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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UnSettled: Curated Visual Art Exhibition | June 17–29 | Roundhouse Exhibition Hall Siksika visual art curator Adrian A Stimson curates Indigenous work exploring Two-Spirit identity: A. Maskegon-Iskwew, A. Maracle, B. Ace, C. Wyss, D. Danger, G. Littlechild, J. Short, J. Powell, M. Sylliboy, M. MacDonald, R. John, R.E. Duck Chief, R. Heikkilä-Sawan, R. Houle, R. Favell, T. Cuthand, U. Johnson, and V. Dion Fletcher. Curator Adrian Stimson For too long, the absence of representations of Two-Spirit people, art, and being…

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Art Party! Gala Opening Reception

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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Art and conviviality converge at the grand opening of our 2017 festival. Performance art curated by Stimson will take place on this night. Scent Reduced: This event is scent-reduced. Please help us keep this a welcome space for everyone and refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events. Mobility Accessibility: This event is fully wheelchair accessible. Language Accessibility: ASL interpretation has been booked for this event. Click HERE for a full accessibility audit of the space by Radical Access Mapping…

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Curator Panel

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Curator Adrian Stimson discusses UnSettled with curated artists Dayna Danger, George Littlechild, John Powell, and Vanessa Dion Fletcher. Scent Reduced: This event is scent-reduced. Please help us keep this a welcome space for everyone and refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events. Mobility Accessibility: This event is fully wheelchair accessible. ASL interpretation: ASL Interpretation has been booked for this event. Click HERE for a full accessibility audit of the space by Radical Access Mapping Project. To learn more about…

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Art Salon

June 18 @ 4:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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QAF Visual Art Preparator Lacie Kanerahtahsóhon Burning leads a public salon with local artists and curator to discuss the themes of the visual art exhibition. Community Partner: Daily Xtra Scent Reduced: This event is scent-reduced. Please help us keep this a welcome space for everyone and refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events. Mobility Accessibility: This event is fully wheelchair accessible. ASL Interpretation: ASL Interpretation has been booked for this event. Click HERE for a full accessibility audit of the…

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Youth Curator Tour

June 19 @ 4:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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with Broadway Youth Resource Centre & Directions Youth Services Curator tour of the visual art exhibition for the younger generations. You are welcome to experience a guided tour with our Curator, Adrian Stimson. Come interact, ask questions, stand-back or just observe contemporary Queer art at the Queer Arts Festival.  Scent Reduced: This event is scent-reduced. Please help us keep this a welcome space for everyone and refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events. Mobility Accessibility: This event is…

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Lay of the Land

June 19 @ 7:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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A Night of Indigenous Erotica—curated by Samantha Nock Lay of the Land is a night of space taken back and reclaimed for queer and two-spirit Indigenous poets and writers to call back our sexualities. Through 500 years of colonization, spaces to safely express love, longing, and our relationships to each other and the land have been directly attacked. Lay of the Land will be a night of learning to love again, through professing our connections to the places we are…

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$30

MSM [men seeking men]

June 20 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date 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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$30

MSM [men seeking men]

June 21 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date 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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$15

Unsettling Colonial Gender Boundaries

June 23 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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With VIMAF Local curators June Scudeler and Lacie Kanerahtahsóhon Burning program an evening of Two-Spirit media art, centering Indigenous experiences of sexuality and gender. Shared and emerging histories are explored through media and performance by Thirza Cuthand (Cree), Chandra Melting Tallow (Siksika), Raven Davis (Anishinaabek), and Kent Monkman (Swampy Cree) to highlight discourse within Queered-Indigenous experience and its intersections. Premiering commissioned works by Thirza Cuthand and Chandra Melting Tallow. Thirza Jean Cuthand is an Indian Within the Meaning of the Indian…

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Our licensing requires all attendees at our evening shows to carry membership cards in the Pride in Art Society. Memberships are $2 online when you purchase your first ticket, or $1-15 sliding scale at the QAF Box Office at the Roundhouse. Please allow a few extra minutes at your first event to obtain your card.