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TIKO KERR - Legends of Utopia
May 5 to 28 . 2018
South Main Gallery, 279 East 6th Avenue

Opening Reception Saturday May 5, 2pm
Artist's Talk Saturday May 12, 2pm
Closing Reception Saturday May 26 2pm

Coastal City Ballet – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Saturday May 19, 2018 8pm
Vancouver Playhouse,
600 Hamilton St. VANCOUVER
Ticket Prices: Adults: $29.95-$59.95 ONLINE

Friday June 8, 2018 8pm
Surrey Arts Centre,
13750 88 Ave, SURREY
Ticket Prices: Adults: $40, Students/Seniors: $30, Groups ONLINE

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of magic, mischief, and mistaken identities. Two sets of lovers have fled the city for the forest where they become entangled in a lover’s quarrel between the Fairy King and Queen. Matters swiftly become more complicated with the introduction of the incorrigible Puck, a haphazardly applied love potion, and a crew of rough craftsmen attempting to rehearse a play. In the end, naturally, love conquers all and each character enjoys their happy ending.

Saturday May 19,2018 9pm-4am
XYYVR, 1216 Bute St.

The newest incarnation of XY Saturday. Join us weekly as we turn XY into a dark and sexy dance space with our rotating resident dj's as well as big name guests. Brand new DJ and light setup. Brand new decor. Brand new drink specials. Brand new feel. Brand. New. Night. Tickets: $9.63 ONLINE

Girl-Girl Speed Dating at The Pint
Sunday May 20, 2018 6pm–9pm
The Pint Public House, 455 Abbott St.

Since 2008, we have and still provide women with a comfortable, fun way to meet other women in the community. With such popular events as our girl-girl speed dating events and Vancouver`s only message party for women, a Lez Hookup event is always a great and exciting place to be.
We strive to make dating and meeting new people less stressful and more memorable by presenting you with the easiest way to meet the some of the Vancouver-ite cuties out there. Tickets: $29.00 ONLINE

RUFF Sunday May 20th w/ Nick Bertossi YVR - Brian Maier SFO
Sunday May 20, 2018 9pm–3am
The Pint Public House, 455 Abbott St.

Join us at the PINT from 9pm - 3am with Nick BERTOSSI (YVR) & Brian MAIER (SFO). Sexy Gogo Performances by STEPHEN Mr. RUFF 2018, STEVE, TIM, TONY making their RUFF Stage Debut ALFONSO & YEH.
Regular Ticket $20 until May 20th 5pm. Door ticket $25 available from 5pm Online & at the DOOR. ONLINR or Little Sisters, 1238 Davie Street (cash & debit), Burly Barber, 1342 Burrard Street (cash, debit & credit)
RUFF will be followed by: RUFFplay at Steamworks Baths around the corner from The PINT at 123 West Pender St. $5.00 discount with tickets or wristbands

StandOUT! Awards 2018 by Vancouver Pride Society
Thursday May 24, 2018 6:30-9:30pm
Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, 1133 West Hastings St.

Music, Magic, and FABULOUS FOOD! Get your tickets NOW and StandOUT! with our community. Community leaders will be acknowledge in 6 Award Categories: Business Leader, Educator, Friend of the Environment, Social Activist, Youth, Kimberly Nixon Trans, Two Spirit, Gender Non Conforming Contribution to Community.

John Ferrie "Stay True"
Thursday, May 24th through Sunday May 27th
Main Space Gallery, 350 East 2nd Ave.

I have been highly productive this winter and spring and have painted a new collection of paintings titled "Stay True". The title comes from an inspiring boxing reference as a definition of style. I thought this an appropriate title as I have stayed true to being an artist my entire life. 22 paintings each 36" x 36" make up this unique and exciting series. I have zero'd in on some interesting architectural shapes and captured some dynamic landscapes that make up these paintings. All painted in my whimsical style with colours dialled up to potent effect. Opening reception will be Friday, May 25th from 6-9 pm with an artist talk at 7 pm.

“PROBABILITY” : rEvolver Theatre Festival 2018
May 24-27, 2018
The Cultch - Historic Theatre, 1895 Venables St.

Probability, is a text-based play, supported by a multimedia design concept of digital projections and shadow play and a multidisciplinary directorial style of text and movement. It is a story about the space in between certainty, the odds and impossibility of any romantic encounter. Revolving around the Ripple Effect theme in life. Two women meet “after midnight on a quiet Tuesday night” and play out the five probable paths in which their relationship could venture down. Looping back to the beginning after each probable path dissolves. In the end, do they ever meet? Should they ever meet? Tickets: $15-$20 ONLINE

Friday May 25, 2018 7pm-10pm
PumpJack Pub, 1167 Davie St.

Gay / Lesbian / queer line dancing, barn dancing and two stepping. Find us on the dance floor by going through the bar to the back and turn right, or head right after going in the door. :) Lessons start at 8pm & no cover. Last Friday of Each Month!

Tom Goss & Patrick Masse Live in Vancouver
Friday May 25, 2018 7pm-9pm
XY Club, 1216 Bute St.

Tom Goss has built a strong national following, especially in the LGBT community, having performed in more than a hundred cities over the past decade. His songs have been called "moving" and "incredible" (Huffington Post), "beautifully composed" (The Daily Beast), and "hauntingly beautiful" (Out). His dynamic concerts, mix tender ballads and energetic pop, with moving stories about his unusual journey -- from college wrestler to Catholic seminarian to gay recording artist.
Patrick Masse is Canada’s leading openly gay country artist, serving up a new, refreshing style of country. His songs have climbed the Canadian charts and landed him international airplay and a loyal global fanbase. Tickets: $15 ONLINE

Friday May 25, 2018 Showtime 10:45pm 
The Junction, 1138 Davie St.

The Junction Presents: DIVA'S with host Sienna Blaze! Special Guests will be joining Sienna on stage!! DJ Drew plays your favorite all night long! This show brings you the best of Vancouver's Drag Scene and you know that you won't be disappointed! Cover $5.00

Saturday May 26, 2018 (Every 4th Sat)
Pumpjack Pub, 1167 Davie St.

Presented with Garcon Model – come down in your sexy underwear and dance the night away. Yes we have a clothes check if you want to change when you get here… you can wear your favourite undies, we won’t mind! Drink Special: Absolut Vodka (Including all flavors) Single: $5.75 Doubles $8.75

Wild Fruit - LGBTQIA Dance Party
Satuday May 26, 2018 10pm-2am
Odyssey Nightclub, 686 West Hastings St.

If you haven't heard already, the #iconic Odyssey is closing its doors soon. To end this era in style, we're throwing a second-last-party-to-end-all-parties, with our very own icon, DJ Miss M—fresh off the Dinah Shore and Miami Pride trail. If you've been to the original Odyssey, you'll know that it wouldn't be a proper Odyssey party without The Shower soooooo... the shower will be ON. But there's a twist. $10 Tickets available: Online

Dick Safari: Amateur Strip
Monday May 28, 2018 Show at 12:30am
The Junction, 1138 Davie St.

Hosted by The king of D!icks: Del Stamp & The Queen of D!cks: LMA Bitches w/ supprt from Rob Feller. Do you want to win some money? Cash prizes available for 1st & 2nd + Give aways from Steamworks. Are you courageous enough to bare it all? Cover $5 after 11pm.

The Junction Presents: DIVA'S with host Sienna Blaze! Special Guests will be joining Sienna on stage!! DJ Drew plays your favorite all night long! This show brings you the best of Vancouver's Drag Scene and you know that you won't be disappointed! Cover $5.00

Friday June 8, 2018 Showtime 10:45pm
The Junction, 1138 Davie St.

"QUEEN,PLEASE." a night of Decadent Drag & Saltry Stories!! Joan-E will be joined by special guests every second Friday of the month. Dj Drew will be setting the mood, with doors open at 9:30pm, Showtime 10:45pm & Cover charge $5

Gays of Our Lives! - Vancouver Men's Chorus
June 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16
Performance Works, Granville Island

Come along on our musical journey as we sing about our stories, our idols and icons, our struggles and our triumphs. From Cole Porter and Noel Coward, through Freddie Mercury and the Village People, then Boy George and George Michael right up to Frank Ocean and Sam Smith. Don't forget Alicia Bridges, kd lang, Melissa Etheridge, Tracey Chapman, and Tegan and Sara. Can we miss out on Madonna, Cher, Cyndi Lauper, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Liza Minelli or the late great Judy Garland?? There is so much to explore, a whole new world, and we'll do our best to take you there!
General Admission Tickets ($45 - $50) Available online, and from Scotiabank Robson & Bute (map) from Tuesday, May 1 @ 10am.

The Fillmore Family Prom - Enchantment Under the Sea
Saturday June 16, 2018 7:45pm-11:59pm
St. Mary's Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 3150 Ash St, Vancouver

Instead of goin' to my highschool graduation, I was sittin' on a tractor in the middle of nowhere in Saskatchewan. Likely missed what could have been the time of my life with lil' neighbour Jimmy. So to make up for it all, and supposin' ya'll missed your perfect grad, I'm throwin' y'all a Prairie Prom! And yup, there'll be prizes for the best dressed Prom King and Queen but remember were not much into conformin'! Think Back to the Future! Think Enchantment under the Sea! Tickets: $38.84 ONLINE

2018 Queer Arts Festival
June 16 to 28, 2018
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

Queer Arts Festival (QAF) marks its landmark tenth anniversary with the multi-disciplinary summer celebration DECADEnce, running June 16 to 28, 2018 at Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre. The annual festival, which also commemorates Pride in Art’s 20th year as an artist-led organization, features a boundary-pushing, dialogue-igniting array of creators that amplify artistic risk-taking and incite creative collaboration and experimentation. The 2018 QAF will include the world premiere of Lesley Ewen’s work Camera Obscura; a 30-year retrospective concert honouring Barry Truax’s trailblazing work titled Skin & Metal: Homoerotic Music Theatre Works by Barry Truax; Operatic tenor Jeremy Dutcher's performance of traditional Wolastoqiyik songs from his debut release Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa (Maliseet Songs); performances from local art disruptors Su-Feh Lee, MACHiNENOiSY, and Erato Ensemble; the always popular Queeraoke closing night blowout, among many others. Regular 4-Show Flex Passes ($79) and single tickets are available ONLINE

Project Empty Bowl
Thursday June 21, 2018 at 6:30pm
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, 1180 W Hastings St.

Project Empty Bowl has become an annual signature fundraising event for A Loving Spoonful. The sole purpose of Project Empty Bowl is to raise funds so that A Loving Spoonful can continue delivering free meals and nutritional counselling & education to men, woman and children fighting HIV/AIDS. With your help, we hope to make Project Empty Bowl 2018 the most successful fundraising event to date! Tickets: $100

Sweet Bubbling Nights
Saturday June 23, 2018 Doors & Silent Auction 7pm, Show 8pm
Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton St.

Sweet Bubbling Nights stars Sibel Thrasher, Justine Tyme, Marcus Mosely, Willie Taylor, Candus Churchill, Carlotta Gurl, and Daniel Szabo with Bill Sample, members of Queer As Funk, and House of La Douche.
A gala evening in support of the LGBTI Pulse Memorial Scholarship® which provides financial support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex (and Queer) youth worldwide who are in pursuit of a university or college degree. Percentage of ticket sales and 100% of silent auction proceeds will benefit the Scholarship. Tickets Orchestra $45.25, Balcony $35.25 ONLINE

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