Fri Jun 28 | 7pm |
Celebrated national chamber ensemble Queer Songbook Orchestra unearth the queer backstories and personal narratives inspired by musicof the past several generations. Weaving together stories told by local narrators with arrangements by Canada’s foremost composers.
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Mon Jun 24 | 7pm | with re:Naissance Opera
JESSE – AN ASL OPERA is a workshop reading by Landon Krentz, Heather Molloy & Paula Weber resulting from a two-week experimental process that gathered Deaf and Hearing artists to explore how poetry, music, English and ASL intersect. Bi-cultural and bilingual, this experience reflects a creative process that was both riveting and uncomfortable.
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Thu Jun 20 | 7pm | Led by Elwood Jimmy |
QAF visual artists and curator Elwood Jimmy convene for a panel discussing the visual art exhibition.
Wed Jun 19 | 4pm | led by Elwood Jimmy |
Curator Elwood Jimmy leads tour for LGBT2S youth to see their identities reflected in art, organized in partnership with Broadway Youth Resource Centre and Directions Youth Services.
Wed Jun 19 | 7pm | Literary Readings |
Danny Ramadan brings his much-loved nights of readings to the Queer Arts Festival. Featuring Kai Cheng Thom, Andrea Jenkins, Tash McAdam, Monica Meneghetti and Michael V. Smith.
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Tue Jun 18 | 7pm
Gala Opening Reception
Art and conviviality converge at the grand opening of the 2019 QAF.
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