Honouring the Indigenous matriarchs in her life, Morgan Asoyuf (Tsm’syen) challenges the classical definition of the “royal portrait” with new photographs of activists wearing crowns, frontlets, and headdresses.
Viorelia presents Dracula’s Garden—An other-worldly evening of contemporary dance works .
Dress up in your favourite 60s attire, step into the time machine, and prepare for a journey. Midcentury Madness celebrates the 60 years of our beloved theatre and the talented artists and show stopping entertainers to grace the Vancouver stage.
An immersive installation designed by a French digital media Artist and featuring 3 DJ’s from Vancouver on October 5.
35 years of cranking it up to 11! That’s right, it’s been that long since the groundbreaking mock-rock-doc This Is Spinal Tap came out; what better way to celebrate than with a live scoring? At this special Vancouver International Film Festival screening, some of Vancouver’s best local musicians play along with the ever-quotable movie, giving their own takes on “Stonehenge,” “Sex Farm,” “Tonight I’m Gonna Rock You Tonight” and all the other classics. Whether for the first time or the tenth, there’s no better way to see the movie than this.
This performance of grand overture suites and ravishing concerti grossi by Telemann, Rebel, Geminiani, and Delalande, will celebrate the first-ever European public concert series.
An international exhibition about virtual and mixed reality art at the Centre for Digital Media on September 28 and 29.
The Guilt & Co will host Stolie for one of 60 shows the artist plans to perform during her 100 day tour across North America. A daunting task for many, but it doesn’t faze this entrepreneurial artist.
A gentle evening of poetry and celebration to mark the publication of Kyla Jamieson’s début chapbook, Kind of Animal, featuring readings by Rosemary Xinhe Hu and Megan Jones.
Katayoon is The Lido’s September artist-in-residence. Through video and music, Katayoon’s residency seeks to evoke the nostalgia and aesthetic of the bootleg VHS market in Iran during the late ‘90s-mid ‘00s, which resulted from a network of low budget studios in Los Angeles operated by members of the Iranian diaspora broadcasting music videos, live talk shows, news and special programming back to Iran.
grunt gallery, Other Sights for Artists’ Projects, and Creative Cultural Collaborations (C3) have created a unique artists-in-residence program examining local histories and resurgent Indigenous traditions from Canada and Australia.
s.M.i.L.e. is excited to announce another deadly double-header of Philadelphia's DJ HARAM (Hyperdub/Discwoman) and Vancouver's own DEBBY FRIDAY (Deathbomb Arc) This'll be a late-summer all-nighter, beginning at 12:30 a.m. and going until the early morning.
Vancouver's Queer Long Weekend Jam is back at Fortune Sound Club for a very special PRIDE SUNDAY! This party is stacked with high energy vibes and multi room experiences.
It was only a matter of time until Comedy Drag performers were brought into the fold of Canada’s Comedy legacy! This show is a celebration of Comedy Drag and art of making people laugh. This show will have EVERYTHING you want and even maybe a few things you don’t. We are pulling out all the gags for this show…You wont want to miss it!
Are y'all horngry? Ricecake - Vancouver's only Queer + Asian dance party is back for PRIDE with a thicc sweet and spicy menu.
Our #Pride2019 talent list is EXXXTRA LARGE and lez just say that our baos are EXXXTRA wet with anticipation. 🍙
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Alternative Pride Vancouver 2019 is a grass-roots non-corporate music and art festival celebrating LGBTQ+ artists. Now in it's 4th year, it takes place over 5 days, and presents 18 unique and diverse events including warehouse take-overs, unforgettable garden performances, breath-taking city vistas, chic gallery exhibitions, a night of musical theatre, drag brunches in specially curated restaurants, decadent boat cruises, and wild, kinky after-hours, with out-of-this world main-events - all while raising money for some important Vancouver queer causes.
Join us SAD Mag babes as we launch our 10th year anniversary issue, Nostalgia! We couldn’t be more proud of where we’ve come in the last 10 years, so come out for another stellar party at our 1st ever party venue, the Anza Club!
Hosted by original covergirl Isolde N. Barron, this is a wild night of live music, vinyl, drag, and SAD awards acknowledging the wild talent of this fine city. We’re serving up 10 years of tears.
The Chinatown Transformation Team needs your help to identify the unique places, experiences and values that make Chinatown special, even the hidden gems that are not visible or well known. Join them at their launch event or drop by to talk to us during our community office hours.
Your input will help contribute towards the long-term plan for Chinatown. You can also join the community working groups that will be formed, and help us build up these valuable hidden gems.
Additional Engagement: Monday, June 3 to Friday, June 7
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 2:00 pm - 7:00pm
Chinatown House (188 E Pender)
Hailed in the Toronto Star as “one of the most consequential films ever to open Hot Docs” (Peter Howell) and “a documentary everyone in this country should see” (Tanya Talaga), nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up tells the story of the murder of Colten Boushie, the trial, and the aftermath.
The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia breakfast.