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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

Artist talk: May 17  2 – 4pm Exhibition: May 12 – August 18 (Tuesday - Saturday 12-6pm) 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, a fantastical drama shot in the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Gardens; Portrait of a Girl, a…

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June 2018

PROX:IMITY RE:MIX skill-building process

June 11 @ 8:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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with MACHiNENOiSY, UNYA, BYRC, Directions, Qmunity | Roundhouse Dance Studio This 2-week process led by contemporary dance company MACHiNENOiSY and new media artist Sammy Chien draws content from youth participant’s own stories, empowering them through art and technology. Participants will perform the new work on the QAF main stage.

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Art Party!

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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Gala Opening Reception | Roundhouse Exhibition Hall Art and conviviality converge at the grand opening celebrating 10 years of the Queer Arts Festival.  

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DECADEnce

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - June 27 @ 10:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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June 16 - 27 — The Roundhouse What is a mark? In a settler colonial society we have a very solidified perception of what “counts” as worthy of articulating. Programmed in an imperial tradition, we literally count success and attach dates to significant momentous occasions, times in history when someone is said to have “accomplished something” that should be celebrated and then written down to measure its worth, annually. HIStory has tried to erase the Other in its wake of…

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Pride In Art Exhibition 2018

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - June 27 @ 9:30 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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Roundhouse Great Hall This open visual art exhibition honours our founder, Two-Spirit artist Robbie Hong and 20 years of Pride in Art.

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Curator Panel

June 17 @ 2:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Roundhouse Performance Center Valérie d. Walker and visual artists discuss their art and the curated exhibition.

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Media Art Program

June 18 @ 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

with VIMAF | Roundhouse Performance Centre Building on our successful programming collaboration from 2017, shared and emerging histories are explored through media and performance to highlight discourses within Queered-Indigenous experience and its intersections. Regular 4-Show Flex Passes ($79) and single tickets on sale April 16 at Brown Paper Tickets:

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Lay of the Land

June 19 @ 7:00 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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Roundhouse Exhibition Hall An annual soirée of erotic literary readings, curated this year by Daniel Heath Justice (Cherokee Nation), UBC Indigenous Professor and co-editor of Sovereign Erotics, the first and only published collection of Two-Spirit literary erotic writing. Previously known as Queerotica, Samantha Nock rebranded the readings as Lay of the Land in 2017.  

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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts)

June 20 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until June 23, 2018

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$20 - $30

World Premiere with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre  Multimedia performance: An artist, during a career retrospective, is visited by hungry ghosts from his past; the subject of his most celebrated piece and his former creative partner. These spectres force him to re-view his past actions, in light of the intersecting and sometimes contradictory pressures on racialized minorities within Canadian colonialism, generating new understandings in the present, the release of old grief, and a little bit of revenge. A…

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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts)

June 21 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until June 23, 2018

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$20 - $30

World Premiere with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre  Multimedia performance: An artist, during a career retrospective, is visited by hungry ghosts from his past; the subject of his most celebrated piece and his former creative partner. These spectres force him to re-view his past actions, in light of the intersecting and sometimes contradictory pressures on racialized minorities within Canadian colonialism, generating new understandings in the present, the release of old grief, and a little bit of revenge. A…

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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts)

June 22 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until June 23, 2018

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$20 - $30

World Premiere with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre  Multimedia performance: An artist, during a career retrospective, is visited by hungry ghosts from his past; the subject of his most celebrated piece and his former creative partner. These spectres force him to re-view his past actions, in light of the intersecting and sometimes contradictory pressures on racialized minorities within Canadian colonialism, generating new understandings in the present, the release of old grief, and a little bit of revenge. A…

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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts)

June 23 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 24, 2018

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$20 - $30

with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre Multimedia performance: An artist, during a career retrospective, is visited by hungry ghosts from his past; the subject of his most celebrated piece and his former creative partner. These spectres force him to re-view his past actions, in light of the intersecting and sometimes contradictory pressures on racialized minorities within Canadian colonialism, generating new understandings in the present, the release of old grief, and a little bit of revenge. A fantastic…

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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts)

June 23 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until June 23, 2018

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$20 - $30

World Premiere with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre  Multimedia performance: An artist, during a career retrospective, is visited by hungry ghosts from his past; the subject of his most celebrated piece and his former creative partner. These spectres force him to re-view his past actions, in light of the intersecting and sometimes contradictory pressures on racialized minorities within Canadian colonialism, generating new understandings in the present, the release of old grief, and a little bit of revenge. A…

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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts)

June 24 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 24, 2018

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$20 - $30

with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre Multimedia performance: An artist, during a career retrospective, is visited by hungry ghosts from his past; the subject of his most celebrated piece and his former creative partner. These spectres force him to re-view his past actions, in light of the intersecting and sometimes contradictory pressures on racialized minorities within Canadian colonialism, generating new understandings in the present, the release of old grief, and a little bit of revenge. A fantastic…

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Barry Truax Skin & Metal

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$20 - $30

Roundhouse Performance Centre Performed by Erato Ensemble with special guest artist Jerry Pergolesi, percussion, double bass, this concert honours seminal electro-acoustic Vancouver composer Barry Truax in a 30-year retrospective concert of his trailblazing work, breaking down barriers of gender, sexuality and technology through music. $30 / $20 Regular 4-Show Flex Passes ($79) and single tickets on sale April 16 at Brown Paper Tickets:

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PROX:IMITY RE:MIX

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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pay what you can

with MACHiNENOiSY | Roundhouse Performance Centre The culmination of MACHiNENOiSY and Sammy Chien’s dance, theatre, and new media skill-building for queer and allied youth.

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PROX:IMITY RE:MIX

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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pay what you can

with MACHiNENOiSY | Roundhouse Performance Centre The culmination of MACHiNENOiSY and Sammy Chien’s dance, theatre, and new media skill-building for queer and allied youth.

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Lee Su-Feh: Everything

June 26 @ 8:30 pm
Roundhouse Turntable Plaza | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Roundhouse Turntable Plaza Dancer Lee Su-Feh negotiates an environment of smoke and numbers, flying objects and the rigorous beauty of Barry Truax’s electro-acoustic score, Sequence of Earlier Heaven. The complicated dialogue as Asian diaspora encounters colonized Indigeneity. pay what you can

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Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa (Maliseet Songs)

June 27 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$20 - $30

Roundhouse Performance Centre Operatic tenor Jeremy Dutcher performs traditional songs of his Wolastoqiyik ancestors, in duet with recordings that he rediscovered, transcribed from century-old archival wax cylinder recordings, and arranged for voice, electronics and piano. Jeremy Dutcher $30 / $20 Regular 4-Show Flex Passes ($79) and single tickets on sale April 16 at Brown Paper Tickets.

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Glitter is Forever

June 28 @ 7:00 pm
The Junction, 1138 Davie St
Vancouver, BC V6E4L7 Canada
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Queeraoke Closing Party | The Junction QAF’s final blowout—revel in community, effervescent refreshments, and karaoke with glitter.  

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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 $5 / $2 (concession) online or at the QAF Box Office at the Roundhouse. Please allow a few extra minutes at your first event to obtain your card.