THOSE BORGY NIGHTS: EPISODE ONE featuring Dorothea Paas, Paras Memon, and Raissa Simone

28 May

Image is a poster for the event 'THOSE BORGY NIGHTS: EPISODE ONE featuring Dorothea Paas, Paras Memon, and Raissa Simone' . Description below.

[The image is a poster for the event. The background of the poster is photo of someone’s pursed lips. The text on the poster is in black and reads ‘Borg Collective Night Presents Night 1: An Open Jam night for Women and Gender Non-Conforming People . With Feature Performances by Dorothea Paas, Paras Memon, Raissa Simone. Admittance is Free of By-Donation And It is Taking Place at the Artel (205 Sydenham St.) on Wednesday, May 28 8PM. Resistance Isn’t Futile.’]

ABOUT THE BORG COLLECTIVE:

THE BORGS are invested in INTERVENING in local art and music scenes dominated by cis-men by creating opportunities and spaces for creative production by and collaboration between women and/ or gender non-conforming people
THE BORG COLLECTIVE is an open collective of women and/ or gender non-conforming artists, musicians and curators. If you’re interested in joining the collective, putting on events, working on projects with us, or hearing more about why we do what we do, please contact Anne Evelyn or Raissa Simone or join the BORG Facebook group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/708609355894291/

ABOUT THE EVENT: 

All donations will go towards paying the artists, future showcases and whispers of future BORG projects
Attendees are encouraged to bring food donations for the Kingston Food Bank

There will be petitions available at this event in support of preventing the closure of Dawn House Women’s Shelter. For more information, follow this link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1427169917530941/

Walkhome is a free safety service that offers nonjudgemental and confidential walks to anywhere in Kingston. It’s available to students and community members and operates from dusk to 2 am on Sundays. 

They can be reached at 613-533-9255.
This event is for women and/ or gender non-conforming people only. Participants are encouraged to bring their own instruments and gear, though some will be provided. 

WHO: Dorothea Paas (Kingston-Toronto): fecund voice, a Skype-in performance

Paras Memon (Kingston-Artel): everything feeling feeling everything, singer songwriter

Raissa Simone (Kingston-Montreal-Artel): acousticy reachings

WHERE/ WHEN: The Artel (205 Sydenham St) DOORS at 7:30
PERFORMANCES at 8
JAM SESSION at 9:30
FREE/ BY DONATION

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