While the digitally re-imagined, Queer Arts Festival (QAF) continues through this weekend, the WICKED–ness must come to a close on Sunday July 26th Glitter Is Forever: Pajama Party, a final marathon binge of the performances featured throughout the 2020 Queer Arts Festival!
Don your poshest pajamas, grab a cocktail (or two) and get gala-ready as you binge watch the entire Queer Arts Festival! Guest hosts and other surprises, will guide Pajama Party attendees through a last feast for the senses as all the featured 2020 festival performances artists are replayed, as every interacts on the QAF online HUB!
The Glitter Is Forever: Pajama Party schedule includes:
Binge-fest Part 1: Readings and Conversations | 4-7PM
? Underground Absolute Fiction: An immersive play-meets-punk-concert, inspired by the Polish “home theatre.” Written by Anais West and co-produced by Queer Arts Festival and The Frank Theatre.
? A Night of Storytelling: Curated by Danny Ramadan, readings by local, national, and international writers.
? A Conversation on Queer Mentorship: Hiromi Goto and Erica Isomura explore the nuances of intergenerational mentorship as queer POC writers.
Booty Break: DJ Set from DJ O Show | 7-8PM
Things are just getting warmed up at the Gala, get up and shake your groove thang along with DJ O Show.
Binge-fest Part 2: Burlesque, Drag, and Dance | 8-11PM
? Too Spirited: Embrace your too-muchness with bombastic burlesque brought to you by the badass babes of Virago Nation.
? The Darlings, Uncensored: Experience the unexpected with genre-bending non-binary avant-drag collective, The Darlings: Continental Breakfast, PM, Rose Butch, and Maiden China.
? This Crazy Show: In his Swan Song, contemporary dance legend Noam Gagnon sashays the fine line between pain and pleasure in a fetishization of something glamorous and beautifully twisted: a monster beautified.
Binge-fest Part 3: Midnight Movies: VIVO Media Art Screenings | 11PM – 1AM
? Rupture Probe: Recent queer shorts rupture normative notions of gender, pleasure, and activism.
? Return to Sodom North: 90s Queer Video Out & Uncensored. Time travel with the Vancouver Queer media artists who raged back against the malignment and suppression of queer lived realities and representations of desire. Curated in partnership with VIVO Media Arts Centre.
For more details about the Queer Arts Festival schedule and closing gala visit queerartsfestival.com