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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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June 2016

Call for young artists

June 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - June 28, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Scotiabank Dance Studio & RoundHouse Dance Studio, 677 Davie St / 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2G6 Canada
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YOUNG AND QUEER, HERE AND NOW – June 18-28, 2016 Call for young artists (ages 15-24)Vancouver based contemporary dance company MACHiNENOiSY is offering a free 7 day workshop that explores identity, gender and community that will culminate with a performance as part of the Queer Arts Festival.Young and Queer, Here and Now is being offered to LGBTQ2S+ youth and allied youth ages 15-24. No previous training in dance or theatre is necessary. Through this workshop we will create a safe…

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$15 - $30

Lyle Chan’s String Quartet: An AIDS Activist’s Memoir

June 24, 2016 @ 7:00 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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ASL interpretation has been booked for this even. Please arrive early, as the event will begin promptly at 7:00pm with no intermission. This new work by acclaimed Australian composer Lyle Chan, is a visceral musical portrait of the peak of the epidemic. Between 1991-1996, Chan and fellow activists couriered AIDS treatments from the US that were unavailable in Australia, fiercely lobbied federal government to approve experimental treatments more quickly, and collaborated with drug companies to design clinical trials of promising new treatments.…

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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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$15 - $25

The Pink Line

June 26, 2016 @ 7:00 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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Produced by the frank theatre company. ASL interpretation has been booked for this event. What’s it like being a person of colour and being queer in a community where whiteness and queerness are synonymous? Where do you fit when your black hair and brown body mark you out as alone in a sea of fairer limbs and blonde undercuts? What does chosen family look like, when no one in your chosen family looks like you, or can’t speak your language,…

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A Gossamer Bit: CONTACT Contemporary Music

June 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Toronto based ensemble Contact performs works by Allison Cameron, Ann Southam, Julius Eastman, Jerry Pergolesi and John Cage.

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$10 - $12

Young and Queer, Here and Now

June 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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In partnership with MACHiNENOiSY. The late teens and early 20s are often a time of uncertainty and self-identification. We struggle to figure out who we are, who we want to be and how we can embody that to the world. QAF and MACHiNENOiSY create opportunities for the next generation of artists and strengthen queer and allied youth through creation processes that explore identity, gender and community, culminating in this performance at the Queer Arts Festival. Young and Queer, Here and…

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$15 - $30

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

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November 2016

Race-ing Queer Music Scholarship

November 2, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - November 4, 2016 @ 11:55 pm

A symposium featuring a concert, keynotes and multiple panels of academic papers, to race queer music scholarship by critically engaging a richer, more intersectional approach to thinking about music in its relationship with queer bodies. November 2 Keynote Speakers 4pm–6pm, University of British Columbia Suzanne G. Cusick, chair Alisha Lola Jones, “ 'You Are My Dwelling Place': Experiencing Black Male Vocalists' Worship as Autoeroticism in Gospel Performance.” Deborah R. Vargas, “The ‘J’ (jota) in Jenni:   Jenni Rivera’s Queer Sonic Imaginary.”…

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February 2017

Bleeding Hearts and Artists

February 14 @ 8:00 pm

The year's most important fundraiser in support of the Queer Arts Festival Tickets: $35 Absentee Bidding is now open. Come party with the Queer Arts Festival on Tuesday February 14, 2017 for our winter fundraiser, Bleeding Hearts & Artists, graciously hosted by Bruce Munro Wright & Paul Wong at Bruce's beautiful home near Oak and Broadway. The address is provided when you purchase your ticket from Brown Paper Tickets. The soirée will feature performances by Frédérik Robert and Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, Cease Wyss,…

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