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June 2016

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

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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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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Free

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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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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$10 – $12

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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June 2017

Youth Curator Tour

June 19, 2017 @ 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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with Broadway Youth Resource Centre & Directions Youth Services Curator tour of the visual art exhibition for the younger generations (ages 15-24). You are welcome to experience a guided tour with QAF 2017 visual art curator, Adrian Stimson. Come interact, ask questions about the UnSettled exhibition, stand-back or just observe contemporary art at the Queer Arts Festival. A big thank-you to Broadway Youth Resource Centre and to Directions Youth Services for being our good friends and community partners. Not a…

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QAF Young Artist Program: Technical Knockouts

June 22, 2017 - June 25, 2017

Drop-in Workshops with Kinnie Starr, DJ O Show, and Tiffany Moses: Thu Jun 22 | 2:30pm-4:30pm | Roundhouse Room C Fri Jun 23 | 10:30am-12:30pm | Roundhouse Room C Fri Jun 23 | 5pm-7pm | Roundhouse Room C Sat Jun 24 | 3pm-5pm | Roundhouse Room C Sat Jun 24 | 7pm-9pm | Roundhouse Room C Sun Jun 25 | 1:30pm-3:30pm | Roundhouse Room C

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Kinnie Starr, DJ O Show, Tiffany Moses in concert: Technical Knockouts

June 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$15 – $27

Poetry, DJ, hip hop and electronic music by Kinnie Starr, DJ O Show, and Tiffany Moses performing with guests from QAF’s young artist program. Kinnie Starr is a genre-defying artist blazing her own influential trail. self-trained, Starr moves from hip hop to art-pop, folk to spoken word to EDM with eclectic grace. Her music is fearless, intuitive, politically charged and melodic, challenging listeners while making them bounce and nod. Starr is a Juno Award winning producer, one of the 5% of female…

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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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June 2018

2018 Youth Curator Tour

June 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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with Broadway Youth Resource Centre & Directions Youth Services Curator tour of the visual art exhibition for the younger generations (ages 15-24). You are welcome to experience a guided tour with QAF 2018 visual art curator, Valerie d. Walker. Come interact, ask questions about the DECADEnce exhibition, stand-back or just observe contemporary art at the Queer Arts Festival. Community Partners: Broadway Youth Resource Centre, Directions Youth Services, Bill Reid Gallery Not a youth anymore but still want to meet the curator and…

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How many ways can you sing a song?

June 26 @ 4:00 pm
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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This session will be led by Jeremy Dutcher, a composer and vocal artist of the Wolastoq nation. His music merges aesthetics and influences from traditional, classical and contemporary sound worlds, and his breakout album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa explores his sonic heritage. Come and engage in an intimate, interactive sounds workshop that explores contemporary Indigenous sonic practice. Co-presented with Full Circle – First Nations Performance Society and Canadian Music Centre

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