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Queer Songbook Orchestra @ QAF 2019

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Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

181 Roundhouse Mews

Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3

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As part of the Queer Arts Festival 2019

Celebrated national chamber ensemble Queer Songbook Orchestra unearth the queer backstories and personal narratives inspired by musicof the past several generations. Weaving together stories told by local narrators including Monica Meneghetti, Jaye Simpson and Marv Houngbo with arrangements by Canada’s foremost composers.

Alex Samaras, Chelsea D.E. Johnson, Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, Joshua Zubot, Peggy Lee, Sam Davidson, Shaun Brodie, Ellen Marple, Thom Gill, Veda Hille, Daniel Fortin, Barry Mirochnik


Party On! You are invited..

Queer Songbook Orchestra will be promptly followed by Stonewall 50 - Glitter is Forever: on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots that launched modern-day Pride, QAF’s final blowout gathers together to revel in a half-century of queerevolution. Stonewall was a riot — now, we dance. Til midnight.

ASL interpretation will be provided.


QAF 2019 rEvolution

QAF 2019 rEvolution gathers together artists who disassemble, push, and transgress: art as the evolution of the revolution.

“Art does not imitate life. Art anticipates life.” — Jeanette Winterson


NOTE: Entry to all QAF events requires membership to the Pride in Art Society. Memberships are available for $3 online or $5 / $2 concession at the door (or included in passes). Please allow a few extra minutes at your first event to obtain your new card.

ACCESS & ACCESSIBILITY
Please avoid using scented products when you QAF: our scent-sensitive staff and supporters thank you! The Roundhouse as a whole unfortunately does not yet have a scent-reduced policy.
The Roundhouse is a fully wheelchair accessible venue. Thanks to the Radical Access Mapping Project for their full accessibility audit of the Roundhouse: to view, click HERE:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QHUwp36z-6krVXM5P8vB81RRCibNF81QUpbwnRMqpOg/edit?usp=sharing.
The Roundhouse is an open-concept space, offering barrier-free access to all areas of the centre. There are three wheelchair accessible washrooms. The main floor washroom is single-stall, gender neutral, and spacious. The two upstairs are contained in gendered washrooms are smaller, but still can accommodate someone using a large motorized scooter.

To get to the Roundhouse:
Walking: From Granville Street, head east five blocks down Davie.
Skytrain: The Yaletown – Roundhouse Canada Line Station is 200 metres from us.
Bus: Buses C21 & C23 stop within feet of the Roundhouse.
Driving: Underground pay parking is available, access off Drake (south of Pacific Blvd).

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Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

181 Roundhouse Mews

Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3

Canada

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