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June 2018

Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts)

June 23 @ 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 @ 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 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 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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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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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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PROX:IMITY RE:MIX

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 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 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 @ 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 @ 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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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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July 2018

An evening of film, poetry, and conversation

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6
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Free

Join us at SUM gallery for a two-part gathering, sharing art and conversation on the topic of displacement. Through these gatherings we invite the public and artists to come together to explore: What can it look like to challenge displacement thought art? What kind of creation is possible in relationship to displacement? How do the lived realities of displacement/location fuel or inhibit organizing and creating? Where can the queer body and the displaced body intersect? what can happen at that…

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An evening of film, poetry, and conversation

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

SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6
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Free

Join us at SUM gallery for a two-part gathering, sharing art and conversation on the topic of displacement. Through these gatherings we invite the public and artists to come together to explore: What can it look like to challenge displacement thought art? What kind of creation is possible in relationship to displacement? How do the lived realities of displacement/location fuel or inhibit organizing and creating? Where can the queer body and the displaced body intersect? what can happen at that…

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