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June 2018

Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts)

June 22, 2018 @ 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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$20 – $30

World Premiere with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre A love story. A ghost story. A ritual for release. A Vancouver artist attends the opening night of his career retrospective. Unbeknownst to gallery-goers, his past has returned to haunt him. What if what we thought we knew about our lives proved to be less than true? And how can we know the truth if the one creating it keeps it in camera, hidden? Two beautifully young men, off in…

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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts) – Matinee

June 23, 2018 @ 2:00 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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World Premiere with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre   A love story. A ghost story. A ritual for release. A Vancouver artist attends the opening night of his career retrospective. Unbeknownst to gallery-goers, his past has returned to haunt him. What if what we thought we knew about our lives proved to be less than true? And how can we know the truth if the one creating it keeps it in camera, hidden? Two beautifully young men, off…

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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts)

June 23, 2018 @ 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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$20 – $30

World Premiere with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre A love story. A ghost story. A ritual for release. A Vancouver artist attends the opening night of his career retrospective. Unbeknownst to gallery-goers, his past has returned to haunt him. What if what we thought we knew about our lives proved to be less than true? And how can we know the truth if the one creating it keeps it in camera, hidden? Two beautifully young men, off in…

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Skin & Metal: Homoerotic Music Theatre Works by Barry Truax

June 24, 2018 @ 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. Featuring Barry Truax Jerry Pergolesi Will George Hilary Ison Melanie Adams Steve Maddock Featured works are Skin & Metal, for leather percussionist, Androgyne, Mon Amour, based on the poetry of Tennessee Williams, and vocal theatre works,…

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PROX:IMITY RE:MIX

June 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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with MACHiNENOiSY | Roundhouse Performance Centre The Queer Arts Festival presents MACHiNENOiSY’s PROX:IMITY RE:MIX PROX:IMITY RE:MIX is the culmination of a 2 week performance process in Dance, Theatre and New Media with MACHiNENOiSY and LGBTQ+ youth. RE:MIX is an interdisciplinary dance performance which celebrates diversity of experience and individuality in order to challenge conforming representations of identity. PROX:IMITY RE:MIX reminds us of what our bodies are capable of when freed from traditional expectations. Directors/Choreographers – Delia Brett and Daelik New…

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PROX:IMITY RE:MIX

June 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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with MACHiNENOiSY | Roundhouse Performance Centre The Queer Arts Festival presents MACHiNENOiSY’s PROX:IMITY RE:MIX PROX:IMITY RE:MIX is the culmination of a 2 week performance process in Dance, Theatre and New Media with MACHiNENOiSY and LGBTQ+ youth. RE:MIX is an interdisciplinary dance performance which celebrates diversity of experience and individuality in order to challenge conforming representations of identity. PROX:IMITY RE:MIX reminds us of what our bodies are capable of when freed from traditional expectations. Directors/Choreographers – Delia Brett and Daelik New…

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Lee Su-Feh: Everything

June 26, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Roundhouse Performance Center Dancer Lee Su-Feh negotiates an environment of smoke and numbers, flying objects in this durational performance. The complicated dialogue as Asian diaspora encounters colonized Indigeneity. pay what you can Community partner: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Traditional Chinese Gardens

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Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa (Maliseet Songs)

June 27, 2018 @ 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. This performance is SOLD OUT! We recommend arriving at the Roundhouse early to ensure enough time to pick up advance tickets and memberships. We will have a RUSH line, where folks can lineup for a chance to get into the show in the event of…

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February 2019

Bleeding Hearts & Artists 2019

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6
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$50 – $80

Join us for a night of revelry at our new home in the SUM Gallery. A unique evening of music and art includes a silent and live auction with a new work donated by Paul Wong, door prizes, drinks* and hors d'oeuvres by FRIENDSHIP Catering Services, and an exclusive piano performance by Leslie Uyeda and Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa all included in the price of your ticket! 100% of funds raised support QUEER ARTISTS! Your donations go a long way.* Rachel and Leslie will perform four hands…

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March 2019

Poly Queer Love Ballad

March 5 - March 11
SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6
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$10 – $20

Queer Arts Festival presents, in partnership with Zee Zee Theatre and The Frank Theatre Poly Queer Love Ballad By Anais West and Sara Vickruck WINNER OF THE PTC FRINGE NEW PLAY PRIZE AND THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT CRITICS CHOICE AWARD Poly Queer Love Ballad is an intimate, edgy new musical merging slam poetry with catchy pop-folk tunes. Nina, a polyamorous bisexual poet, meets Gabbie, a monogamous lesbian songwriter, at Cafe Deux Soleil. With two microphones, a loop pedal, and array of…

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