Glitter Ball: Celebrating Feminist Art & Culture
May
4
to May 5

Glitter Ball: Celebrating Feminist Art & Culture

Glitter Ball is a music festival fronted exclusively by women and those who identify with other marginalized genders, welcoming cis women, trans women, genderqueer women, non-binary folks, and those who otherwise challenge the cis heteronormative binary.

There will be disco balls, donuts, and dancing ♥
Don’t miss out on tons of local talent + headliners Bbymutha, Bambii, and Y La Bamba!

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SAD MAG | Disposable Camera Project IV: Nostalgia
Apr
27
8:00 PM20:00

SAD MAG | Disposable Camera Project IV: Nostalgia

Join us for the fourth annual Disposable Camera Project! We gave disposable cameras to some of our favourite artists in the city, and we'll be sharing the best photos from each roll along with wine, cider, and dancing as part of Capture Photography Festival. Admission is free.

When the word nostalgia was first used, it referred to medical-grade homesickness. Today, the term is always on our tongues, partly due to pop culture’s fascination with the past. This year, DCP IV takes nostalgia as its central theme: from rose-coloured glasses, to resurrecting the dead, and ruminating on what could have been. Each artist, using one 35mm disposable camera, engages their own nostalgia, creating a reflexive interrogation of memory, histories, and parallel temporalities; investigating the sweetness and sadness of loved things lost.

Featuring works by:
Taby Cheng
Christian Nicolay
Hyung Min Yoon
Tom Hsu
Karilynn Ming Ho
Helen Shaw

Music by Dame DJs Parmis & Sofia Catalina

Co-curated by Megan Jenkins and Helen Wong

RSVP

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Vancouver International Dance Festival — March 8–30, 2019
Mar
8
to Mar 30

Vancouver International Dance Festival — March 8–30, 2019

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly announces its sweeping 2019 festival season: a diverse and dynamic roster of internationally celebrated artists and local favourites, presenting three weeks of endlessly enriching performances, workshops, and a host of dance activities at various venues throughout Vancouver.

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Quiet City: Alex Zhang Hungtai
Mar
6
8:00 PM20:00

Quiet City: Alex Zhang Hungtai

Established in January 2010, Quiet City is a series of concerts in Vancouver focused on live performances of experimental, electronic and improvised music in a comfortable and intimate setting.

The fifty-ninth edition of this series will be featuring performances by:
⊚ Alex Zhang Hungtai (Los Angeles)
⊚ Dolphin Midwives (Portland)
⊚ Military Genius
⊚ Sandy Ewen (New York)

Presented by Soundscape, Panospria, CiTR FM & Discorder Magazine. Tickets

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Life Jacket - Ryan Romero Solo Exhibit & Book Launch
Feb
23
7:00 PM19:00

Life Jacket - Ryan Romero Solo Exhibit & Book Launch

The show will showcase 14 of the 52 paintings Ryan completed during his residency at Elmo’s House Artist Residency in Batan, Philippines from March 2017 to March 2018. The book will contain all the paintings as well as some writings about his time there. See a preview of the paintings and the book now at ryanromero.net.

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ILBIJERRI's Blood on the Floor
Feb
6
to Feb 9

ILBIJERRI's Blood on the Floor

  • SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Blood on the Dance Floor unapologetically shares an emotionally honest story of gay, Blak, and poz identities; and explores the struggle, heartache, and enduring spirit of someone living at the intersection of Aboriginal, queer, and HIV-positive communities.

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INDEX, AVENUE, SKYLIGHT
Dec
15
to Dec 16

INDEX, AVENUE, SKYLIGHT

In Index, Avenue, Skylight, Nicolas Sassoon evokes the culture and communities surrounding these spaces using idiomatic visual elements from his practice: pixelated patterns, digital moirés and isometric perspective. Stemming from his accounts of operating within these venues, Sassoon recalls his memories — the infrastructure, the objects, the events and the energies that unfolded over a period of time.

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SAD Mag Green Issue Launch Party
Dec
7
8:00 PM20:00

SAD Mag Green Issue Launch Party

  • 1659 Venables Street Vancouver, BC, V5L 2H1 Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

**NO COVER**

It’s time to introduce the newest issue of SAD! This one is dedicated to all things GREEN and we are celebrating with a viridescent evening of drinks, drag, music, and magazines. The launch will double as an art show featuring the work of SAD artists featured in the issue. We will be screen printing live and in person, so BYO tote bags to freshen up those SAD sacks. Expect house plants, green Jell-O shooters, a mystery photo booth, and mini gherkins. 

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Vancouver Podcast Festival
Nov
8
to Nov 10

Vancouver Podcast Festival

Inaugural Vancouver Podcast Festival Launches November 8-10 Featuring National and International Shows

The Vancouver Podcast Festival is dedicated to highlighting the power and potential of podcasts, and bringing together local podcast creators with national and international series. Presented by DOXA, the festival aims to foster new podcast creation in British Columbia and Canada, bring new audiences to podcasting, and deepen the discussion around audio documentary and its potential for education and community building.

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