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THEYFRIEND 2023 Virtual Video Showcase
November 16 @ 5:00 pm PST
Enjoy an extravaganza of sensational videos from national & international THEYFRIEND nonbinary performers from the comfort of your couch!
Thursday, November 16, 5:00pm – 8:00pm PST
Live Streaming on YouTube
Sliding scale $5 – $25
Artist promo code HeyTHEYFRIEND to make $5 ticket free
Hosted by Goddexx
Guided altar building with The Living Altar
With video from Castle Laws of Pleeay, DeVery Bess, Frankie Fingerling, Given Q. Davis, Isis + Kyarai Dara, mirrored fatality, Riy Mutakabbir, Saira Barbaric, Srujanika Das and TAYLORALXNDR
Grab some snacks, gather your enby friends and family, and tune into our 2nd annual THEYFRIEND Nonbinary Virtual Video Showcase – from anywhere in the world! The evening will begin with a special guided altar building with The Living Altar (Portland & New Orleans) at 5 pm. Then at 7 pm, our magical hostexx Goddexx (Seattle) will guide you through a multidimensional showcase featuring works from Castle Laws of Pleeay, DeVery Bess (Toronto), Frankie Fingerling (Edmonton), Given Q. Davis (Portland), Isis + Kyarai Dara, mirrored fatality, Riy Mutakabbir, Saira Barbaric (Seattle), Srujanika Das (Kolkata, India) and TAYLORALXNDR (Atlanta). Featuring beats and music by DJ Sand.reams (Chicago), you won’t want to miss this expansive collection of video art and short films from nonbinary artists across the nation and world!
Accessibility information: Auto-generated captions provided, with open captions on all videos.
Now in its third year, THEYFRIEND is the world’s first performance festival uplifting, centering, and celebrating nonbinary identity! For more information on THEYFRIEND events happening November 14–18, 2023, visit www.diamond-wave.org/theyfriend.
This event is made possible with support from the California Arts Council and the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, and is presented in partnership with the San Francisco Transgender Film Festival. Diamond Wave is a fiscally sponsored project of Intersection for the Arts that is supported by Grants for the Arts, the Horizons Foundation, the Walter & Elise Haas Fund and the San Francisco Arts Commission.
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