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July 2015
$8 - $12

TRIGGER WARNING: a video curation by Coral short

July 27, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Fearless queer video art curated by international curator Coral Short. Followed by a dialogue with artists and curator facilitated by Gwen Haworth.

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Lifedrawing with HIM

July 28, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Life Drawing with HIM is an informal, drop-in drawing and sketching social group for men.

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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
By donation

Drama Queer: seducing social change, curated visual art exhibition

June 21, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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Visual art exhibition curated by Jonathan D. Katz and Conor Moynihan. At the centre of this year’s festival is Drama Queer: seducing social change, a visual art exhibition curated by Jonathan D. Katz. This exhibition explores the role of emotion in contemporary queer art as a form of political practice. As a mechanism to coalesce feelings and direct them with activist intent, emotion is increasingly central to much contemporary work. This exhibition places the queer use of emotion into a…

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Pride In Art Visual Art Show

June 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - June 30, 2016 @ 5:59 pm
Great Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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From the roots of the queer arts Festival, this open visual art show exhibits artists from our communities and honours our founder Robbie Hong.

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Youth Curator Tour

June 22, 2016 @ 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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In partnership with Directions Youth Services and Broadway Youth Resource Centre. Jonathan D. Katz, curator of QAF's visual art exhibition Drama Queer: Seducing social change, leads a tour of the exhibition for street-involved queer youth. A meal will be provided onsite after the tour by Directions Youth Services. Need help getting to the Roundhouse? Contact BYRC for transit tickets. Free of charge. No Registration required. This event is reserved for youth ages 15-24. If you are no longer a youth,…

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Curator Panel

June 22, 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. Renowned curator Jonathan D. Katz and curated artists lead audiences through Drama Queer: seducing social change.  Entry to all QAF events requires membership to the Pride in Art Society. Memberships are available for $2 online, or a $1-$5 slide scale at the door. Please allow a few extra minutes at your first event to obtain your new card.

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Queering Selfies

June 24, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - June 26, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
WePress, 202-268 Keefer Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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In partnership with WePress, Directions Youth Services and Broadway Youth Resource Centre. For queer youth, the defence of our identities is wrapped into survival. Self portraiture, a.k.a. Selfies, are a grounding mechanism and an easy route to self compassion and empowerment. This workshop encourages the mixing and blending of these two genres, drawing no difference between art history and contemporary visual media. Participants will walk away with works of art that combine text + imagery printed on an antique letterpress,…

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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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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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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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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.