Revelry and Resistance: A Drag Extravaganza @ The Pit Pub UBC, Vancouver [19 January]

Revelry and Resistance: A Drag Extravaganza


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19
January
20:00 - 02:00

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The Pit Pub UBC
6133 University Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1
The Pride Collective at UBC presents:
Revelry and Resistance: A Drag Extravaganza!!!
UBC Pit Pub (19+)
Friday, January 19th, 2018
Doors: 8 pm
Cover: sliding scale $5-10

This is it! The night you’ve all been waiting for!!! The end of PRIDEweek extravaganza!!! Come join us as we dance the night away and take in a multi-gender drag spectacular! Show up in your favourite outfit or your most comfortable one and get ready to see some amazing drag talent and dance to your favourite hits.

Absolutely everyone (19+) is welcome!!! We’ll have a photographer and photo-booth with all the props and SKYLAR LOVE will be DJing to helps us dance until the wee hours of the night. If dancing isn’t your things The Pit offers many booths and high tables to sit back and chill. This will NOT be a night to be missed.

Party Schedule:
8:00pm Doors Open
10:00pm Drag Show Part 1
11:15pm Drag Show Part 2
12:00am Dancing till 2:00am

DJ: Skylar Love

— Drag Performers — HOST Donna Telmi
That Siren Goddess
Femanáde
Owen
Osiris Addams
And more!

This is a 19+ event so remember to bring 2 pieces of ID.

Calling all amateur drag talent!!! Shoot us an email at [email protected] if you’d like to perform, or sign up at the event for our open stage as we are wanting to offer some space for amateur drag performers to show off their talent.

Cover for the event will be sliding scale $5-10 with no one turned away for lack of funds. Email [email protected] to so we can set up a PWYC slot for you.

A portion of the funds made will go to an organization helping Indigenous work.

ACCESSIBILITY
There will be a team of sober safer space folks present who will be wearing bright armbands for any needs and support. They’ll have earplugs, water, and can take you up to the Pride Lounge on the 2nd floor of the Nest if leaving the space is needed.

The Pit Pub is located in the bottom floor of the AMS Nest at UBC, at 6133 University Blvd. The Pit is wheelchair accessible with a curved ramp leading into the venue. While the washrooms in the Pit are gendered we will be making both bathrooms non-gendered so all folks will feel safe to use them. If need be there are also single stall bathrooms located on each floor of the Nest, with the bottom floors' located across the Pit to the far right end of the floor. We ask that you help us make this event as scent reduced as possible by not wearing fragrances or using scented products. (learn more here: brownstargirl.org/blog/fragrance-free-femme-of-colour-realness-draft-15 )

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
This dance is being hosted on the unceded lands of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and Səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. While this might «just» be a social event, it is no less important to centre indigenous voices and support decolonial political lines in this space; in part, this means not taking a liberal, permissive attitude towards «casual» bigotry and oppressive rhetoric just due to the informal, relaxed social context.

For the full PRIDEweek 2018 schedule go to: facebook.com/events/138331156956380/
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