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May 2014
Free

QSONG

May 16, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every Friday from 5-7pm, May 16-Aug 8
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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QSONG (Queer Songwriters of a New Generation) is a 16-week song-writing workshop for queer, trans* and allied youth (14-25) to develop your songwriting chops. Led by queer singer/songwriters Sarah Wheeler and Melissa Endean, QSONG includes recording and broadcast opportunities, guest appearances by some of Canada's top queer artists, plus a live performance at QAF 2014!

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July 2014

QAF 2014: ReGenerations

July 23, 2014 - August 9, 2014
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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QAF 2014: ReGenerations. Dare to be challenged. Risk being changed.

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August 2014
$5 - $10

Loud & Queer! Music, Art Auction & More

August 9, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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QAF’s closing fiesta, featuring the young artists of QSONG and a silent auction.

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April 2015

QSONG

April 24, 2015
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Meet Singer/Songwriter, SARAH WHEELER, QSONG Head Mentor and sign up for Access to Music Foundation's Queer Songwriters of a New Generation a FREE 9-week songwriting workshop for queer, trans* and allied youth in the Lower Mainland. Interested participants can attend a demo of the program, meet our head mentor and sign-up in person. There are 2 drop-in DEMO sessions left (APRIL 24, and MAY 22, 2015). The Queer Songwriters of a New Generation weekly songwriting sessions start Friday, May 29nd and…

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August 2015
$15 - $20

PROX:IMITY RE:MIX & Night

August 4, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Queer contemporary dance by Kinesis Dance somatheatro and MACHiNENOiSY’s youth dance intensive.

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QSONG Performance

August 5, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Prepare to be dazzled by the extraordinary talent of young queer and allied singer/songwriters from our fabulous QSONG workshop.

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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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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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Free

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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$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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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.