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August 2014
$15 - $30

I Sing The Body Electric: Walt Whitman and The Beat Generation

August 1, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Walt Whitman and the Beat Generation: they dared to be different, expressing an individual language and lifestyle in the midst of the conservative social mores of their times, changing our culture forever. Erato Ensemble performs contemporary music inspired by these queer trailblazers.

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Tough Language, Tender Wisdoms: Amber Dawn Writing Workshop

August 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Room C | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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Amber Dawn's memoir-writing workshop for transgressive voices.

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Kickstart REVERB

August 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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Kickstart and REVERB present literary readings from queers united against normalcy.

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July 2015
sliding scale

Tough Language, Tender Wisdoms: Crafting the Personal Essay

July 25, 2015 @ 10:30 am - July 26, 2015 @ 10:30 am
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Back by popular demand! Critically acclaimed author Amber Dawn hosts a two-day workshop on memoir-writing for transgressive voices.

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December 2015
$25

Winter Warmer: Fundraiser for QAF

December 4, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Post at 750, 110-750 Hamilton
Vancouver, BC Canada
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  Pride in Art invites you and yours to our Winter Warmer, a fundraiser for the Queer Arts Festival Bill Richardson MCs an evening of gaiety and merriment nibbles and libations with  Members of Cor Flammae (Canada’s first professional classical LGBT choir), MACHiNENOiSY Dance Society, Mark McGregor, flute and Rachel Iwaasa, piano Silent Auction items include paintings by Suzo Hickey and Patricia Atchison, tickets to Ballet BC, PuSh Festival, Vancouver Opera, and more! ___________________________________________________________ The Post at 750 110-750 Hamilton, Vancouver BC, in the old CBC building…

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April 2016
Free

The Launch of Dagger Editions

April 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Lost + Found Cafe, 33 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1G4 Canada
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Dagger Editions, an imprint of Caitlin Press, publishes literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry by and about queer women (those who identify as queer women, including trans women, or include this in their personal history). We celebrate the launch of Dagger’s first, Oscar of Between: A Memoir of Identity and Ideas, by Betsy Warland and Flight Instructions for the Commitment Impaired, by Nicola Harwood. Click HERE for more information and to reserve tickets. It would be our pleasure to see you on April 2nd,…

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June 2016
By donation

Queerotica

June 23, 2016 @ 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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ASL interpretation has been booked for this event. A soirée of erotic literary readings to tantalize and titillate. This year's edition of Queerotica is curated by Dagger Editions, Caitlin Press’s new imprint dedicated to writing by queer women (those who identify as queer women, including trans women, or include this in their personal history). About the featured writers: Nacho Rodriguez is a former journalist and the author of two self-published collections of poetry Hidden/A Escondidas and Distant Object of Desire…

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$15 - $25

SongLaunch: World Premieres from Art Song Lab

June 25, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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With Art Song Lab and the Canadian Music Centre. World premieres of 12 new art songs by poet/composer collaborations created during the Art Song Lab program. This year, QAF presents a queer edition of the critically acclaimed Art Song Lab (ASL), in partnership with Art Song Lab, the Canadian Music Centre, VSO School of Music, CMC BC Creative Hub, and The Roundhouse. Curated by writer Ray Hsu, composer Michael Park and pianist Alison d’Amato, ASL is a week-long program exploring…

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December 2016

Queewritica

December 6, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Queewritica: Erotic writing on libido's continuum. No matter the genre, no matter your level of experience on or off the page, if you're writing about sex, we want you to come. Be your boner micro or macro or no bone at all, Queewritica can take it. From dried up to dripping wet, all levels of moistness are wanted. Write libido's continuum with us at the Roundhouse Board Room on the first Tuesday of every month. This event is ASL interpreted…

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June 2017

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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