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Babes On Babes // Queer Long Weekend Jam

Babes On Babes // Queer Long Weekend Jam


Babes On Babes Vancouver is ecstatic to announce the return of Baltimore Club Queen TT THE ARTIST who will be blessing the stage with a special live performance.

All eyes on TT as she mesmerizes the masses and continues to gain momentum and respect on the global stage with her hype energy and captivating style.

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MAIN ROOM


TT THE ARTIST (Everywhere)

From sketchbooks to rhymes, this emerging female recording artist prepares to "paint the world with visual language" through art and catchy tunes. You can expect a mash up of sounds from Baltimore club, Miami bass, electronic dance and party rap.

You can find everything TT here:
http://www.tttheartist.com

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SOFTIESHAN (YVR)

Vancouver born and bred, Softieshan has quickly become one of the city's favourite djs and event producers, widely known for her femme-forward rap sets and all around radiant vibes. Founding member of PEP TALK, organizer of Intersessions, resident dj at The Fox and the American, you can find her playing heavy hits guaranteed to make you dance!


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DJ KRISTA (YVR)

Creator of Downtown, a local Queer/Lesbian dance party, this talented DJ, promoter and photographer spends her time capturing moments both on the dance floor and behind the camera. Expect Top 40 +Mash Ups+ Club Bangers from this local creative.

www.djkrista.ca

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SKYLAR LOVE (YVR)

Inspired by underground rave parties they attended in the 90’s Sky picked up their first set of turntables at the age of 15. Since then, they've witnessed the evolution of DJing and electronic music for over a decade and bring in the elements of old school and new school to their DJ sets.

Influenced by Deep House, Bass music and Hiphop, this renegade DJ has love for all genres which is revealed through their original mashups and remixes. Skylar is a strong advocate on breaking barriers for queer DJs and has traveled all over headlining in major cities including Berlin, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Las Vegas, Honolulu, Atlanta, San Francisco and Oakland. Skylar shows versatility through imaginative style and sound over live performances and recorded DJ sets. The mission is to take you on a musical journey of different beats, rhythms and sounds through the medium of freestyle mixing.

www.soundcloud.com/iamskylarlove




THE BODY PARTY ROOM

If you wanna party, shake your body! BODY PARTY takes over the Vortex this month, sweaty awesomeness guaranteed.

Bella and ManyBothans have been DJ'ing throughout BC for years individually, but when the two stepped on stage together in 2014, it was love at first mix. Now, after years of trading track for track at all your favourite queer parties in East Van, they have developed a rep for delivering all the hype all the time.

Press Kit: https://www.bodyparty.ca/press/


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LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Babes on Babes is held on occupied Indigenous land belonging to the Coast Salish Peoples. This includes the territories of the Musqueam, Skxwú7mesh-ulh, Stó:lo &Tsleil-Waututh nations.

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EVENT INFO:

Hosted by: MC Brigee.K

2 dance rooms, 5 DJs, Karaoke room, 2 bars + TT THE ARTIST performs

?? Cover: $15 @ the door

?? Doors Open: 10pm

?? There are no presale tickets, tickets will be available at the door. Fortune is a big venue with plenty of space for all, we also have lots of door staff on board to ensure entry runs smooth and speedy :)

Accessible pricing policy in effect!

--> It's important to us that folks with financial barriers be able to access this event. We ask that you give us an advance notice, if possible, if you need sliding scale admission. Whatever you can afford is ok.

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19+ / Everyone welcome

LGBTQIA2+ / All identities welcome.

Washrooms are gender neutral.

Venue - Fortune Sound Club 147 East Pender St.

Fortune is easily accessible by transit, street parking is available but please don’t drink and drive.

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THE BUDDY SYSTEM:

Please remember: consent is sexy… and mandatory. Leave your oppressive & non inclusive behaviour at the door. The Buddy System will be in effect. Our buddy will be wearing a bright yellow shirt. They will have bottled water handy for you, run interference if someone is receiving unwanted attention and generally serve as go-to support should any problems or questions arise.
While we cannot encourage the use of recreational drugs, we understand that folks have a variety of ways they like to party. We will have someone trained to administer NARCAN (available at this event) in the event of an opiate overdose.

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FUNDRAISING:

A portion of proceeds from this event will be going to local Queer services. Details of donation will be announced after the event takes place. Stay tuned!

Last month Babes On Babes donated $300 to Spectrum Alternative school in Mount Pleasant. They plan to use the funds as a start up for the Queer/Straight alliance program. If you have any interest in donating to this cause, give us a shout and we will point you in the right direction :)

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ACCESSIBILITY:

LGBTQIA2+ / All identities welcome.

Washrooms are gender neutral.

Reminder that the more packed a space is, the less accessible it is. Please keep in mind how your body moves throughout the room and around people.

ACCESSIBILTY SUMMARY:

Venue is not wheelchair accessible, and not scent reduced.
Due to the nature of the venue, and the many different kinds of events that happen at Fortune throughout the week, we are unable to ensure this will be a scent reduced space. We ask event guests to refrain from using chemically scented body products for this event.

Venue entrance is just above sidewalk level, via a short ramp (9” rise by 30” depth). Entrance doorway is 38” wide.
ATM is just to the left inside front entrance, with 36” high keypad.
There are 4 sets of steps to the main floor where the event takes place, with landings separating each set of steps. There is a 32” high railing the entire way. Three steps to first landing (landing is 64”x70”), 11 steps to next landing (59”x60”), 5 steps to next landing (60”x60”), and 10 more steps to main floor.
Coat check counter is 40” high.
Bar is 43” high.

There is one wheelchair accessible single stall washroom equipped with a 36” high grab bar. This washroom is usually locked; key is available at bar. The doorway is 35” wide; light switch 49” high; sink is 32.5” high and 19” deep with lever faucets; push soap dispenser 53” high on wall, toilet paper dispenser 30” high.

The washroom usually marked “women’s” (all genders for this event) has 35” entrance doorway, with 5 stalls, each with 22” doorways. There are 4 sinks, 36” high and 26” deep with lever faucets. Two push soap dispensers 56” high on wall. Two automatic hand dryers 39” high.

The washroom usually marked “men’s” (all genders for this event) has 36” entrance doorway, and a short hallway that turns a corner. There is one stall with 22” doorway, and 3 urinals, 21”, 25”, and 25” high respectively. Two sinks 35” high by 16” deep, with push timer faucets. Push soap 50” high, automatic hand dryer 43” high.

The Livestock Room (The Vortex for this event) and The Karaoke Room each have 33” doorway entrances.

There is a raised seating and bar area in the centre of the main room, with ramp access from the front (4.5" rise by 36" depth), and steps on each side.

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ABOUT:

Babes On Babes is a Queer long weekend event. We are a collective of artists, DJs and promoters with the desire to showcase and celebrate local and international Queer talent.


SEE YOU ON THE DANCE FLOOR!



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