Cabezas De Cera
A co-production between the Granville Island Cultural Society and the Consulate General of Mexico in Vancouver.

Cabezas de Cera are a genre-bending musical duo hailing from Mexico City whose style can only be described as a fusion of progressive rock, jazz and experimental music. Incorporating instruments from all over the world, Cabezas de Cera’s sound has been known to include whistle, chapman stick, didgeridoo, zurna, and many others, including original hand-crafted metal instruments made by the artists themselves. Inspired by a shared interest in bridging Mexico with Canada, and to break down stereotypes about Mexican music, the Granville Island Cultural Society and the Consulate General of Mexico in Vancouver have come together to co-present this evening of innovative instrumental music. The evening will appeal to Jazz and Folk Festival die-hards and music lovers of all ages and features guest musician Jim Meyer, local Chapman Stick player.

5/27/2017 8:00 PM
The Hunger Room

Presented by Staircase Theatre

The Hunger Room is a dark thriller that explores loneliness, disconnection and violence. A crisis takes over a suburban high school when a mysterious stalker begins delivering notes written in blood to targeted female students. Soon enough, everybody's a suspect, including the teachers. But what's really happening underneath the suspicion? And what is "the hunger room" that the notes keep mentioning? As the situation escalates, students and faculty alike become more desperate to expose each other's darkest secrets - and to protect their own.

Contains coarse language

Pay What You Can Preview on May 24

5/27/2017 To 6/10/2017
The Canada Show: The Complete History of Canada
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Originally created in 2001 by
Monster Theatre,The Canada Show toured almost non-stop for the next ten years. 2017, Canada’s 150th Anniversary, will bring The Canada Show out of retirement! Featuring brand new updated material, re-cast with one First Nations actor, one female actor and one Francophone actor, this new version promises  inclusivity and diversity to go along  with its irreverence and hilarity. Three comedic historians try to jam 15,000 years of Canadian history into just one hour! Featuring Justin Beaver, the comedy team of Cabot and Costello, Jacques Cartier Puppets and every Canadian Prime Minister in one minute, this show takes you from the Bering Straight to Justin Trudeau in 60 laugh-packed minutes!

Please note this event has been changed to run from May 31-June 2 at the Revue Stage.
5/31/2017 To 6/2/2017
MSM [men seeking men] @ Queer Arts Festival
With lemonTree creations
MSM [men seeking men] is a dance construction piece inspired by online hook-up culture.

Director: Indrit Kasapi | Performers: Indrit Kasapi, Ryan G. Hinds, Kunal Ranchod, Roderic Chan, Cole Alvis

This event will feature ASL interpretation for the performance on June 20th.

Come early, share a drink among friends, and take in QAF's visual arts exhibitions.



Entry to QAF events requires membership to the Pride in Art Society. Memberships are available for
$5 (General) and $2 (Concession) online or at the door. Please allow for a few extra minutes at your first event to obtain your new card.

ARE YOU A QAF FAN? Buy a 4-show Queer Arts Festival 2017 Pass ($69 Regular including membership, and $30 Concession for youth & seniors). The passholder can see up to 4 individual shows, take 3 friends to one show, or any combination in between. There is no charge to reserve Passholder Tickets, and their ticket fee will be waived when you put them in your cart.


Click here to browse other QAF ticketed events on sale at Theatre Wire.

The Queer Arts Festival is an artist-run multidisciplinary festival held in Vancouver, celebrating queer art and artists, featuring a curated visual art exhibition, provocative new live performances and inspiring workshops.
To learn more about QAF and additional events,
visit the Queer Arts Festival website.



Scent Reduced
:

To keep this a welcome space for everyone, please refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events.
 
Courtesy Seating
:

ASL interpretation has been booked for the first show on June 20th.

Courtesy seating is available (but not limited) to elders and folks with mobility or physical disabilities, chronic pain and low vision. If you require priority seating, look for one of our Accessibility Ambassadors or Box Office staff to provide you with priority access to the venue.

Mobility Accessibility:

The venue is fully wheelchair accessible.
Click here for a full accessibility audit of the space by Radical Access Mapping Project. To learn more about Radical Access Mapping project, visit their website at radicalaccessiblecommunities.wordpress.com.

QAF takes place on the traditional, unceded territory of the Coast Salish people, in particular the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwəta? (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. We recognize their sovereignty, as there are no treaties on these lands, and we are dedicated to building a new relationship between our nations based on respect and consent.
6/20/2017 To 6/21/2017
Unsettling Colonial Gender Boundaries @ Queer Arts Festival
With VIMAF
Local curators June Scudeler and Lacie Kanerahtahsóhon Burning program an evening of Two-Spirit media art.

Artists: Thirza Cuthand, Chandra Melting Tallow, Kent Monkman, and Raven Davis

This event will feature ASL interpretation.

Come early, share a drink among friends, and take in QAF's visual arts exhibitions.



Entry to QAF events requires membership to the Pride in Art Society. Memberships are available for
$5 (General) and $2 (Concession) online or at the door. Please allow for a few extra minutes at your first event to obtain your new card.

ARE YOU A QAF FAN? Buy a 4-show Queer Arts Festival 2017 Pass ($69 Regular including membership, and $30 Concession for youth & seniors). The passholder can see up to 4 individual shows, take 3 friends to one show, or any combination in between. There is no charge to reserve Passholder Tickets, and their ticket fee will be waived when you put them in your cart.


Click here to browse other QAF ticketed events on sale at Theatre Wire.

The Queer Arts Festival is an artist-run multidisciplinary festival held in Vancouver, celebrating queer art and artists, featuring a curated visual art exhibition, provocative new live performances and inspiring workshops. To learn more about QAF and additional events,
visit the Queer Arts Festival website.



Scent Reduced
:

To keep this a welcome space for everyone, please refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events.
 
Courtesy Seating
:

ASL interpretation has been booked for this event.

Courtesy seating is available (but not limited) to elders and folks with mobility or physical disabilities, chronic pain and low vision. If you require priority seating, look for one of our Accessibility Ambassadors or Box Office staff to provide you with priority access to the venue.

Mobility Accessibility
:

The venue is fully wheelchair accessible.
Click here for a full accessibility audit of the space by Radical Access Mapping Project. To learn more about Radical Access Mapping project, visit their website at radicalaccessiblecommunities.wordpress.com.

QAF takes place on the traditional, unceded territory of the Coast Salish people, in particular the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwəta? (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. We recognize their sovereignty, as there are no treaties on these lands, and we are dedicated to building a new relationship between our nations based on respect and consent.
6/23/2017 7:00 PM
THE GRID [a workshop] @ Queer Arts Festival

With lemonTree creations and the frank theatre company

Indrit Kasapi of lemonTree leads dance and theatre artists through lemonTree’s creation process 'the grid', based on viewpoints.

Although this workshop is ideal for performers who have experience with movement (dancers, movers, physical performers etc.), all levels of performers and folks with mobility or physical disabilities are welcome to participate.

Facilitated by Indrit Kasapi

Bursaries are available for participants. Please contact Kimberly Sayson at ksayson@prideinart.ca for more information.

This workshop is not eligible for use with a QAF Pass.
Pride in Art Society Membership is not required at this workshop.



Click here to browse other QAF ticketed events on sale at Theatre Wire.

The Queer Arts Festival is an artist-run multidisciplinary festival held in Vancouver, celebrating queer art and artists, featuring a curated visual art exhibition, provocative new live performances and inspiring workshops. To learn more about QAF and additional events, visit the Queer Arts Festival website.



Scent Reduced:

To keep this a welcome space for everyone, please refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events.

Mobility Accessibility:

The venue is fully wheelchair accessible.
Click here for a full accessibility audit of the space by Radical Access Mapping Project. To learn more about Radical Access Mapping project, visit their website at radicalaccessiblecommunities.wordpress.com.

QAF takes place on the traditional, unceded territory of the Coast Salish people, in particular the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwəta? (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. We recognize their sovereignty, as there are no treaties on these lands, and we are dedicated to building a new relationship between our nations based on respect and consent.

6/24/2017 4:30 PM
An Evening with Naomi Klein

Saturday, June 24, 2017 7:30pm
St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church

A Vancouver Writers Fest special event in association with the leap
Supported by The Tyee and Discourse Media

"Trump is extreme but he's not a Martian. He is the logical conclusion of many of the most dangerous trends of the past half-century. He is the personification of the merger of humans and corporations--a one-man megabrand, with wife and children as spin-off brands. This book is to help understand how we arrived at this surreal political moment, how to keep it from getting a lot worse, and how, if we keep our heads, we can flip the script and seize the opportunity to make things a whole lot better in a time of urgent need. A tool-kit for shock-resistance." --from the Introduction
 
The election of Donald Trump produced a frightening escalation in a world of cascading crises. The Trump Administration's vision--the deconstruction of the welfare and regulatory state, the unleashing of a fossil fuel frenzy (which requires the sweeping aside of climate science) and an all-out attack on vulnerable communities under the guise of a war on crime and terrorism--will generate wave after wave of crises and shocks around the world, to the economy, to national security, to the environment.

In No Is Not Enough, Naomi Klein embraces a lively conversation with the reader to expose the forces behind Trump's success and explain why he is not an aberration but the product of our time--Reality TV branding, celebrity obsession and CEO-worship, Vegas and Guantanamo, fake news and vulture bankers all rolled into one. And she shares a bold vision, a clear-eyed perspective on how to break the spell of his shock tactics, counter the rising chaos and divisiveness at home and abroad, and win the world we need.

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, and author of the international bestsellers No Logo, The Shock Doctrine, and most recently This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate. In 2017 she joined The Intercept as Senior Correspondent. In 2016 she was awarded the Sydney Peace Prize.

St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church
1022 Nelson St.


Add a copy of No is Not Enough (Book) to your order for pickup at the event.

6/24/2017 7:30 PM
Technical Knockouts @ Queer Arts Festival

Poetry and electronic music by Kinnie Starr, DJ O Show and Tiffany Moses, performing with guests from QAF’s young artist program.

Pride in Art Society Membership is not required at this event.



ARE YOU A QAF FAN? Buy a 4-show Queer Arts Festival 2017 Pass ($69 Regular including membership, and $30 Concession for youth & seniors). The passholder can see up to 4 individual shows, take 3 friends to one show, or any combination in between. There is no charge to reserve Passholder Tickets, and their ticket fee will be waived when you put them in your cart.

Click here to browse other QAF ticketed events on sale at Theatre Wire
.

The Queer Arts Festival is an artist-run multidisciplinary festival held in Vancouver, celebrating queer art and artists, featuring a curated visual art exhibition, provocative new live performances and inspiring workshops. To learn more about QAF and additional events, visit the Queer Arts Festival website.



Non-Alcoholic Event:

No alcoholic beverages will be served during this program.

Scent Reduced:

To keep this a welcome space for everyone, please refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events.
 
Courtesy Seating
:

Courtesy seating is available (but not limited) to elders and folks with mobility or physical disabilities, chronic pain and low vision. If you require priority seating, look for one of our Accessibility Ambassadors or Box Office staff to provide you with priority access to the venue.

Mobility Accessibility:

The venue is fully wheelchair accessible.
Click here for a full accessibility audit of the space by Radical Access Mapping Project. To learn more about Radical Access Mapping project, visit their website at radicalaccessiblecommunities.wordpress.com.

QAF takes place on the traditional, unceded territory of the Coast Salish people, in particular the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwəta? (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. We recognize their sovereignty, as there are no treaties on these lands, and we are dedicated to building a new relationship between our nations based on respect and consent.

6/26/2017 7:00 PM
Greed / REsolve @ Queer Arts Festival
With Full Circle First Nations Performance
Commerce, greed, and disenfranchisement are key themes in these two paired dance works by Circadia Indigena - Indigenous Arts Collective.

Artistic Collaborators: Byron Chief-Moon, JP Longboat, Olivia C. Davies, Luis G Canton Rocher

Come early, share a drink among friends, and take in QAF's visual arts exhibitions.



Entry to QAF events requires membership to the Pride in Art Society. Memberships are available for $5 (General) and $2 (Concession) online or at the door. Please allow for a few extra minutes at your first event to obtain your new card.

ARE YOU A QAF FAN? Buy a 4-show Queer Arts Festival 2017 Pass ($69 Regular including membership, and $30 Concession for youth & seniors). The passholder can see up to 4 individual shows, take 3 friends to one show, or any combination in between. There is no charge to reserve Passholder Tickets, and their ticket fee will be waived when you put them in your cart.

Click here to browse other QAF ticketed events on sale at Theatre Wire.

The Queer Arts Festival is an artist-run multidisciplinary festival held in Vancouver, celebrating queer art and artists, featuring a curated visual art exhibition, provocative new live performances and inspiring workshops. To learn more about QAF and additional events, visit the Queer Arts Festival website.



Scent Reduced
:

To keep this a welcome space for everyone, please refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events.
 
Courtesy Seating:

Courtesy seating is available (but not limited) to elders and folks with mobility or physical disabilities, chronic pain and low vision. If you require priority seating, look for one of our Accessibility Ambassadors or Box Office staff to provide you with priority access to the venue.

Mobility Accessibility:

The venue is fully wheelchair accessible.
Click here for a full accessibility audit of the space by Radical Access Mapping Project. To learn more about Radical Access Mapping project, visit their website at radicalaccessiblecommunities.wordpress.com.

QAF takes place on the traditional, unceded territory of the Coast Salish people, in particular the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwəta? (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. We recognize their sovereignty, as there are no treaties on these lands, and we are dedicated to building a new relationship between our nations based on respect and consent.
6/27/2017 To 6/28/2017
Queer Arts Festival 2017 Pass
A screamin' deal! 4 fabulous QAF shows for only $69 and $30 for youth & seniors (including membership). The passholder can see up to 4 individual shows, take 3 friends to one show, or any combination in between.
 
This year's ticketed shows schedule:
 
MSM [Men Seeking Men] | June 20
MSM [Men Seeking Men] | June 21
Unsettling Colonial Gender Boundaries | June 23
Technical Knockouts | June 26
Greed/Resolve | June 27
Greed/Resolve | June 28
 
To see the full list of all other QAF events, click here.

You can book on your pass by ordering Passholder Tickets. There is no charge to reserve Passholder Tickets, and their ticket fee will be waived when you put them in your cart.
 
The Queer Arts Festival is an artist-run multidisciplinary festival held in Vancouver, celebrating queer art and artists, featuring a curated visual art exhibition, provocative new live performances and inspiring workshops.
 
Scent Reduced:
 
To keep this a welcome space for everyone, please refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events.
 
Courtesy Seating:
 
Courtesy seating are available (but not limited) to elders and folks with mobility or physical disabilities, chronic pain and low vision. If you require priority seating, look for one of our Accessibility Ambassadors or Box Office staff to provide you with priority access to the venue.
 
Mobility Accessibility:
 
The venue is fully wheelchair accessible.
 
Click here for a full accessibility audit of the space by Radical Access Mapping Project. To learn more about Radical Access Mapping project, visit their website at radicalaccessiblecommunities.wordpress.com
 
QAF takes place on the traditional, unceded territory of the Coast Salish people, in particular the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwəta? (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. We recognize their sovereignty, as there are no treaties on these lands, and we are dedicated to building a new relationship between our nations based on respect and consent.
6/29/2017 11:59 PM
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