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26th Vancouver Queer Film Festival
August 14-24, 2014

Tickets for the 2014 Vancouver Queer Film Festival are now on sale and the Festival listings are up on our website! 

Early Bird pricing on Scotiabank Super Passes ends this Saturday, July 26th, so get yours from Scotiabank Coal Harbour (591 Cardero St, @ Georgia St) or online today! 

Get all the info you need about this ear's Festival on our website www.queerfilmfestival.ca  and stay up to date with all the Festival happenings and trailers.

 chicklets aug22

Chicklets & Juicy froot
Friday August 22,
9pm-2am
Heaven's Door,
1216 Bute St.

DJ Jimmy C (UK, Greece, Switzerland)
DJ Alex (Athens, Greece)

Let's bring the whole world together - Boys, Girls, Queers, Everybody! Two sensational, international DJ's will be spinning Juicy, fresh and fruity for ALL of us – the whole family. Bring on the alphabet soup!

Tickets $15 Advance at Little Sisters or online www.cremaproductions.com 

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Friends & Company 2014 Vancouver Queer Film Festival Mingler
Friday, 22 August 2014  
9pm-2am
1181

Your ticket to this event includes VIP entry to 1181 and two complimentary beverage tickets, redeemable for Absolut Vodka and Kronenbourg 1664 beverages. As this will be a private function,1181 will not be open to the public and only ticket holders will be admitted. The event will feature fabulous door prizes, including a smartphone from our friends at TELUS and it will be hosted by none other than the legendary Joan-E, host and star of 1181's Sunday night drag show, Joan-Eleveneightyone.

Tickets are only $25 each

 gay agenda sept

THE GAY AGENDA: FRATBOYZ
Saturdayat Aug 23,
9pm-2am
The Cobalt,
917 Main Street

Your favourite dix-out party is back just in time to capitalize on the end of summer. It's our FRATBOYZ edition, so crack out your finest jocks, beer bongs and shower shenanigans as it's time to get HAZED (but consensually of course!)....

Featuring more hotties stripping off their clothes and inhibitions including Gay Agenda favourites: BEARDONCE!, BRONY BROMANTIC!, And Mr. Pride Rainbrow 2014 RUDY CABOOSE! Plus a new crop of sexy homos: KONG DONG featuring CUNT HUNTER!, MR. UNPREdickTABLE TWEEDLE BUM!

$12, $9 wearing a jock (and only a jock!)

 william belli

MONROE - WILLAM BELLI - The meWme Show!
Saturday August 23,
9pm-2am
Heavens Door Official,
1216 Bute St

"RuPaul's Drag Race favorite Willam Belli brings his solo show, THE meWme SHOW STARRING WILLAM to New York on Saturday, August 23rd at 9 PM at Heaven's Door (1216 Bute St. just off Davie St.). Tickets start at $20 (with VIP options available), and are available online or in-store at Little Sister's Book and Art Emporium.

carlotta sat 

Absolutly Drag-u-lous Show
Saturdays 10:45pm
The Junction 1138 Davie St.
      

Join Carlotta Gurl and her guests every Saturday night for a spectacular show filled with drag, live numbers, contests and much more, all hosted by one of Vancouvers top drag personas, Carlotta Gurl!     

Show starts at 10:45, make sure to arrive early for good seating. $5 at the door

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BIKINIS & TRUNK BEACH PARTY
Saturday, August 23
Paparazzi Nightclub,
642 Johnson Street, Victoria

Paparazzi puts on another splash...BIKINIS & TRUNK BEACH PARTY!
Join us for the summer finale and don't be shy, come in your sexy bikinis & trunks.

Drink Specials, DJ RonnyB is in the house
Doors: 10pm ***FREE COVER before 10pm, Cover: $7

 1181joan-e

Joan-E leveneightyone
Sundays 10:30pm
1181  1181 Davie St.   

Joan-E with Special Guists Cocktails with the gurls begin at 10:30pm as usual $8 double Absolute, $4 Okanagan Spring draft DJ Mumbles

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Peach Cobblah's SHAME SPIRAL
Tuesdays,
10pm
1181,  
1181 Davie St.

The Baddest Bitch of the East is hitting Davie! This is some East meets West End debauchery!

Tuesday Nights have never been so full of regret as PEACH COBBLAH takes over her favourite cocktail lounge 1181 for a night of drag, perverse games, and true shame spiral stories.

With DJ Jef Leppard, And amazing drink specials With a gorgeous roster of guests

 liberace thurs

Celebrities Nightclub and TFD presents  
"LIBERACE Thursdays"
Thursdays 10pm
Celebrities Nightclub 1022 Davie Street   

Dance to the music of DJ Del Stamp on a brand new SOUND SYSTEM, and take in the amazing singing / dance performance by Tyrell Witherspoon on the NEW Stage. Plus the HOTTEST Go Go Boys in the city.     

$5 Cover, $4.50 Hiballs, advance tix can be purchased at Little Sisters

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HELICOPTER THURSDAYS
Thursdays  11:30pm
The Junction 1138 Davie St.

Join us for a new exciting night called: HELICOPTER THURSDAYS!

Featuring naked male strippers throughout the night from fantasymen.ca! With DJ Nick Bertossi. Doors 11 pm. Cover $5.

 hershe aug30

Hershe Bar – Where The Girls Are!
SUN AUG 31/14  
10pm-2am
Red Room Ultra Bar –
398 Richards St.

DJ Soulfunkee (UK, Hong Kong) returns to her favourite Canadian dancefloor with a stack full of amazing new music! Tag teaming with Miss M, this is going to be one epic DJ team spinning a mix of house, EDM and hiphop.

Tickets available: $12 early bird, $15 advance
Online www.flygirlproductions.com 
Little Sisters Bookstore-1238 Davie St. 604-669-1753
Highlife Records-1317 Commercial Dr. 604-251-6964.

united-sept 

Big Roger Events Presents:
UNITED: Labour Day with DJ TONY MORAN
Monday September 1, 2014
Doors at 1:00AM in the morning
THIS IS A SUNDAY NIGHT AFTER-HOURS
Encore Dance Club 1058 Granville Street

TICKETS
$30 Advance (limited special pride)
$40 Advance
$50 door

Tickets available at Little Sister's Book & Art Emporium on Davie Street and online at http://www.ticketzone.com/event/United-Labour-Day/261535 

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SHOWTUNES Night at 1181
Friday, September 5  
6pm-9pm
1181,
1181 Davie St.

Remember when TV programs had actual theme songs? SHOW TUNES night takes a detour into TV Land in September to celebrate some of your favourite TV Show theme tunes, and then some!! Come on down for the happiest Happy Hour of the month! 

 electric circus

Isolde N. Barron hosts Electric Circus 90's dance Party! BACK TO SCHOOL EDITION
Saturday, September 6  
9pm-2am
The Cobalt,
917 Main Street

It's already September!?!?! We hope you enjoyed your summer. Before we get back to the daily grind lets party one more time!

Isolde N. Barron hosts your monthly 90's dance party with performances by Delica Cee and the Brokeback Brothers & Rose Butch

Plus your resident EC DJ'S DjG Luve and Kasey Riot
$9 Cover (SHOW YOUR STUDEN ID and get in for $5)

meat loaf jesus  Meat Loaf Jesus
Show times: Thursday Sep 4 at 6:45 PM;
Saturday Sep 6 at 8:00 PM;
Wednesday Sep 10 at 5:00 PM;
Thursday Sep 11 at 10:15 PM*;
Friday September 12 at 7:00 PM
Sunday Sep 14 at 1:30 PM.
*half price show
Studio 16 (1555 W 7th)

Meat Loaf Jesus is a coming of age story tackling the themes of innocence, homosexuality, religion, and classic rock.
La Luna Productions originally commissioned Meat Loaf Jesus as a one-man show in 2007. It starred actor Omari Newton and was directed by the late Lorena Gale. Ironically he was unable to see the production as he was in Japan.

"My grandfather was an opera singer for most of his life. It is through him, I guess, that I get my love of the arts." Mr. Rumph remembers, "He was able to see it and the last conversation I had with him was about this show. He told me he loved it and that meant the world to me."

 A Loving Spoonful

awesome race

'The Awesome Race' - Anything Can Happen & Anyone Can Win!
Sunday, September 7  
11:00am - 6:00pm
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver

Join us for The Awesome Race. Teams of two will race around Metro Vancouver competing in challenging tasks, detours and pit stops. Loads of prizes to be won including a Rock Star Pass and headstart for the team that raises the most money!

Grand Prize of $2400 Cash ($1200 Cash per team member)
50 teams with 1 Goal: To raise much needed funds for those affected by HIV/AIDS in the community

1) Go to awesomerace.ca
2) Click on Register Now
3) Sign up for your team of two
4) Fundraise a minimum of $500 for A Loving Spoonful
5) See you at The Awesome Race on Sept 7th!

After the race join us for a delicious and healthy BBQ and Official Awards ceremony. Racers, guests and spectators welcome!

 xtra

Xtra town hall on the politics of being too queer for public life
Tuesday, September 9  
6:30pm-8:00pm
Fountainhead Pub,
1025 Davie St,

What parts of our identity can we bring into political life without compromising our viability as candidates?

Trish Kelly's clipped political run for Vancouver's parks board has prompted questions about what forms of art and activism are acceptable for potential politicians — and what's still too risky a reminder of the sexual side of our sexual orientation.

Join Xtra for a community discussion with local personalities and politicians as they talk frankly about their perceptions of public life and electability.

 community

Community Conversations with Sex Workers #3 // Burlesque by Lola Frost
Wednesday, September 10  
6pm-8pm
Little Sister's Book & Art,
1238 Davie Street

FIRST, a feminist advocacy group for the rights of sex workers and decriminalization of prostitution, in partnership with the BC Civil Liberties Association is holding a series of community education sessions on sex work.

Come hear an introduction by our moderator Velvet Steele and ask questions of sex workers in a casual, respectful space. The goal is to engage the public and give community members the space to learn about sex work and the effects of Bill C36 from sex workers themselves.

 drag book

Drag Book Launch
Thursday, SEPTEMBER 11  
7pm.
Chapters Robson,
788 Robson St

Come say hi, and check out the new edition of dr.a.g., featuring 20 added pages from the original.

I'll be adding more to this event info as we go....but just wanted to let everyone know, that we'd love to see you....whether or not you buy a book. Just come out and say hello and help us let Chapters know that books like this can make an impact.

 joe ford

2nd ANNUAL JOE FORD TRIBUTE
Friday, September 12  
7pm-10pm
LUX LOUNGE,
1180 HOWE ST

Hosted by Lovely Linda, Myria Le Noir and Oliv
Featuring BRENT RAY FRASER and DJ DEL STAMP
With Tributes by Vancouver's Top Drag Celebrities to THE person that organized Canada's very first AIDS WALK here in Vancouver 1986!

DOOR PRIZES, SILENT AUCTION AND 50/50 DRAWS
ADMISSION $20 includes complimentary appetizers
Buy Tickets online @ www.eckess.com 

 hustla sept

HUSTLA: BACK 2 SKOOL, FOOL
Saturday, September 13,
 9pm
The Cobalt,
917 Main St.

Your favourite sweaty ass dance floor is back and ready for some action as we get back to basix.

Hosted by the Baddest Bitch Peach Cobblah With performances by
Miss Cobalt 2014 Valynne Vile, Mr Pride Rainbro 2014 Rudy Caboose, Evita Versace
Cover $12

 aids walk

AIDS walk for life
Sunday September 21, 2014
Sunset Beach

Socialize with your community, and show off on the CatWALK for LIFE from 10am! Start WALKing at 11:30 am.

A 6.75Km WALK route along the Seawall
We also have the option for a shorter WALK route (2.2 km). See route maps for WALK options.

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EDEN Pacific Northwest
Women's Weekend Gataway
October 2-5, 2014
Shiloh Inn, 30 Promenade Seaside, Oregon, USA

Seaside is a gorgeous town on the Oregon Coast. Once you land at the host hotel everywhere you need to be is within short walking distance. From all the venues for EDEN PNW events plus delicious places to eat, shop and play. And for one weekend in October full of lesbians, queers and a rainbow of people from the LGBT community and our allies. So make sure you join us!

http://www.edenpnw.com    Tickets   

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