Qulture Shock: Triple Threat

Posted on June 21, 2012 by

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‘Short Skirt Butch’ Back & Hitting The Road!

There’s a triple threat of fantastic performances coming up in ol’ Freddy at the end of the month:

June 28 (Thursday): Alexander Van Alstyne’s band LABUT is playing from his forthcoming album, “Communist Vodka Blues” at Fusion Nightclub in Fredericton. Alex is going on @ 11:30 PM, so drink plenty of coffee.

THIS ‘OUT AND ABOUT’ EVENT IS CANCELLED: Thursday, June 28, Out and About Fredericton is organizing a trail walk in Odell Park. Meet at the Odell Park parking lot @ 6 PM. NOT HAPPENING.

June 29 (Friday) Michael Dudeck, a queer Shaman-Witch artist in residence at Gallery Connexion, is performing “Exegesis Prototype”, with magic, music and ritual to bring us into the queer spirit world; doors open @ 7 PM at Gallery Connexion, 440 York Street, Fredericton.

June 30 (Saturday) QTC and the Gallery Connexion are co-sponsoring the production of  Lee Ann Poole’s “Short Skirt Butch” at Gallery Connexion, 440 York Street, Fredericton @ 8 PM. It is recommended that you email the producer <dearhalifax@gmail.com> to reserve a ticket, which are $10 each.

“Tragic, confessional and a touch delusional”
-Xtra National
Short Skirt Butch, a new play by Lee-Anne Poole, follows Jean, the brokenhearted young queer, post-break up in a one person show exploring the concepts of ‘femme’, sexual identity, sexual polyamory and heartbreak…… going a little crazy with heartbreak!

Short Skirt Butch is going on a barebones road trip tour this summer, hitting Fredericton, Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto (want to see us? Drop us a line, we might be headed your way), then remounting in Halifax for four nights at the Queer Acts Theatre Festival.

Fredericton: June 30th, 8PM @ Gallery Connexion
Montreal: July 2nd, 8PM @ MainLine Theatre
Ottawa: July 5th, 9PM @ Venus Envy Ottawa
Toronto: July 8th, 8PM @ Glad Day Bookshop

Tickets for Fredericton, Montreal, Ottawa, & Toronto are $10
and can be reserved by e-mailing dearhalifax@gmail.com

Halifax: July 19th to 22nd, 10:30 nightly
Queer Acts Theatre Festival, The Bus Stop Theatre

Tickets – $12
Students, Seniors, Underwaged – $10
Tickets for Queer Acts are available through HalifaxPride.com

Short Skirt Butch, directed by Bryden MacDonald and featuring Stephanie MacDonald, had a very successful run at the Atlantic Fringe Festival (Summer 2011) with packed houses and rave reviews that earned it a place in The Coast’s ‘Top 10 Plays of 2011’.

When & Where?
Fredericton: June 30th, 8PM @ Gallery Connexion, 440 York Street
Montreal: July 2nd, 8PM @ MainLine Theatre, 3997 Saint-Laurent
Ottawa: July 5th, 9PM @ Venus Envy Ottawa, 320 Lisgar Street
Toronto: July 8th, 8PM @ Glad Day Bookshop, 598A Yonge Street
Halifax: July 19th to 22nd, 10:30 nightly
Queer Acts Theatre Festival, The Bus Stop Theatre, 2203 Gottingen Street

How Much?
$10-$12

More Info?
Sure, e-mail me: dearhalifax@gmail.com

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