This week in (gay) Vancouver: some theatre, a party, and a fundraiser

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Our picks this week come from Ghost Light Projects, Vancouver Arts & Leisure, and Foundation of Hope

This week we say farewell to Ghost Light Projects, welcome Honey Soundsystem to Vancouver, and get ready to strut our stuff with The Foundation of Hope.

After eight seasons, Ghost Light Projects is closing the curtain for the final time with a production of Randie Parliament’s semi-autobiographical The Referendum (Apr 16-23). From the same company that gave us the devastating Hedwig and the Angry Inch, this final show is third installment of Parliament’s bio-journey that began with Mother May I and The Singing Butler.

After eight seasons, Ghost Light Projects is closing the curtain for the final time with a production of Randie Parliament’s semi-autobiographical The Referendum (Apr 16-23). From the same company that gave us the devastating Hedwig and the Angry Inch, this final show is third installment of Parliament’s bio-journey that began with Mother May I and The Singing Butler.

Vancouver Art and Leisure and Backdoor Vancouver presents international techno gay super-group, Honey Soundsystem (Apr 22). The evening is hosted by Alma Bitches that will also include Seattle's Bottom Forty, Vancouver queer underground group Sweat Factory, and the world premier of The Male Gaze, an international group art show with 100% of sales going directly to the artists. Photo by Daniel Chase.

Vancouver Art and Leisure and Backdoor Vancouver presents international techno gay super-group, Honey Soundsystem (Apr 22). The evening is hosted by Alma Bitches that will also include Seattle’s Bottom Forty, Vancouver queer underground group Sweat Factory, and the world premier of The Male Gaze, an international group art show with 100% of sales going directly to the artists. Photo by Daniel Chase.

The Foundation of Hope presents STRUT Launch 2016 (Apr 23). The official launch of its annual fundraiser, the Foundation of Hope provides financial assistance to Canadian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) actively supporting LGBT+ refugees and immigrants. This year's entertainment includes House of La Douche, singer/songwriter Ria Jade and the LUX Dance Company in addition to the shoe-focused runway fashion show.

The Foundation of Hope presents STRUT Launch 2016 (Apr 23). The official launch of its annual fundraiser, the Foundation of Hope provides financial assistance to Canadian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) actively supporting LGBT+ refugees and immigrants. This year’s entertainment includes House of La Douche, singer/songwriter Ria Jade and the LUX Dance Company in addition to the shoe-focused runway fashion show.

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