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Open Space Saturdays: Prismatica New West Pride Edition
August 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open Space Saturdays is an outdoor arts and community space activating the outdoor areas around Massey Theatre and runs every summer Saturday from 11am to 10pm. This weekend is brought to you by Prismatica.
This Saturday’s programming includes…
11:00 am-3:00 pm: Kids activities including bubbles and outdoor games such as Jenga, bean bag toss. Massive chalk playground canvas
3:00 pm-4:30 pm: Poetry in the Park hosted by Aidan Chafe. Open Mic!
Prismatica Programming Day!
Drag Queen Story Time 11 am-12 pm
Bring the whole family as your favourite over-the-top drag queens share some of their favourite children’s books about inclusion, diversity, and celebrating yourself. Songs, stories, and a whole lot of love to kick off your pride celebrations. Featuring Peach Cobblah, Isolde N. Barron & Karmella Barr
All in the Family 12:15-1:15 pm
An inclusive family drag show featuring a family of drag queens! Chosen family is a vital part of queer identity, and the drag community is no exception. Join real-life husbands Isolde N. Barron and Peach Cobblah, and their drag daughter Karmella Barr, plus drag sister Celestial Seasons. A show jam packed with music, big laughs, and a whole lot of love.
DJ Spinintonic 1:15-3:00 pm
DJ Spinintonic spins your favourite queer anthems in a fun for the whole family dance party, plus drag queens to keep your spirits high.
Parents are a Drag 4:00-5:00 pm
DJ O-Show 5:00-6:00 pm
QueerProv 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
QueerProv is a queer (lgbtq+) improv comedy show featuring some of Vancouver’s silliest, most diverse talents. With performers from the improv, standup, theatre, and drag communities, we bring the funny while seamlessly integrating queer characters and stories.
Dandy and Friends 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Peach Cobblah Dragstravaganza 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
Visual projections by Prismatica 9:00 pm-10:00 pm
House of Rice: In Riceolation 10:00 pm-11:00 pm
All shows are free and fabulous! Come for awhile, come for the day. Grab lunch and treats from Uptown New West or drinks from our concession inside.