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June 2016

Queer Noise

June 25, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$10 - $12

ASL interpretation has been booked for this event. Queer Noise is a program of Canadian media art which combines presentation and dialogue to explore political intention in contemporary queer work. The evening will include short film and video curated by media artist E Hearte and featuring the work of artists: Abstract Random, kimura byol-nathalie lemoine and Lamathilde, Kami Chisholm, T.L. Cowan, Thirza Cuthand, Martin Edralin, Blair Fukumura, Rémy Huberdeau, Larose S. Larose, Elisha Lim, Joseph Medaglia, Kent Monkman, Iris Moore, Scott…

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Salon

June 26, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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By donation

Salon with artists and Daily Xtra’s Robin Perelle. Bring your open minds and hearts to reflect on the curated exhibition. After years of swinging in and out of fashion, the art world's appreciation of art for social change may once again be on upswing. But queer artists have always known that art is a lubricant to change the world. In the past, queer artists have been blocked, blacklisted or simply gone unrecognized for their social-change-focused creations. Now, the rest of…

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Dragging Piaf

June 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$15 - $30

Tenor Frederik Robert performs as iconic French singer Edith Piaf, accompanied by a silent film by Alan Corbishley.

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June 2017

Art Salon

June 18, 2017 @ 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.

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Youth Curator Tour

June 19, 2017 @ 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 (ages 15-24). You are welcome to experience a guided tour with QAF 2017 visual art curator, Adrian Stimson. Come interact, ask questions about the UnSettled exhibition, stand-back or just observe contemporary art at the Queer Arts Festival. A big thank-you to Broadway Youth Resource Centre and to Directions Youth Services for being our good friends and community partners. Not a…

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Unsettling Colonial Gender Boundaries

June 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$10 - $13

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 Act |…

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May 2018

SUM: Free workshops on Technology in the Arts

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - May 9 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on May 4, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on May 9, 2018 at 2:00pm

SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6
Free

Emerging Artists Program Join us at SUM for FREE workshops on Technology in the Arts! Technology in the arts can provide us with incredible opportunities to take our creations to the next level. However, knowledge on how to use and install equipment can keep us from exploring and achieving the potential of our artistic visions. Workshops are FREE and available for all Queer and Allied Emerging Artists! Technology in Performing Arts with Sammy Chien Ever wondered… How does technology facilitate…

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SUM: Free workshops on Technology in the Arts

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on May 9, 2018 at 2:00pm

SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6
Free

Emerging Artists Program Join us at SUM for FREE workshops on Technology in the Arts! Technology in the arts can provide us with incredible opportunities to take our creations to the next level. However, knowledge on how to use and install equipment can keep us from exploring and achieving the potential of our artistic visions. Workshops are FREE and available for all Queer and Allied Emerging Artists! Technology in Performing Arts with Sammy Chien Ever wondered… How does technology facilitate…

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Karin Lee: QueerSUM 心 [opening]

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6

Opening: May 12  2 – 4pm Exhibition: May 12 – August 18 (Tuesday - Saturday 12-6pm) Curated by Paul Wong and SD Holman Presentation Partner: On Main Gallery Queer-sum a “Chinglish” translation and play on the words Queer Love, alludes to queer attraction that people experience, even though they believe themselves to be straight identified – or queer-sum (sum=heart=love). Photo Credit: Chick Rice QueerSUM心 presents three of Karin Lee’s media works: a 2-channel remix of her classic 16mm film My Sweet…

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Karin Lee: QueerSUM 心 [artist talk]

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6

Opening: May 12  2 – 4pm Artist talk: May 17 7 - 9pm Exhibition: May 12 – August 18 (Tuesday - Saturday 12-6pm - closed on stat holidays) Presentation Partner: On Main Gallery Come join filmmaker Karin Lee and curators Paul Wong and SD Holman on May 17 for an informal artist talk around QueerSUM心 Photo Credit: Chick Rice QueerSUM心 presents three of Karin Lee’s media works: a 2-channel remix of her classic 16mm film My Sweet Peony Remix, a fantastical drama shot…

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