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Bi Arts Festival 2019

The 3rd annual Bi Arts Festival is happening in Toronto from September 19-23, 2019. Featuring over 20 events and showcasing the work of over a 100 artists, activists and artisans, it is the world's largest festival celebrating and exploring the bisexual and pansexual experience.

Events are free or Pay What You Can (PWYC) Suggested $10

2019 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE (as of 8.25.2019)

Thursday September 19, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Opening Reception for Shapeshifters

Beaver Hall Gallery

https://www.facebook.com/events/372889146963727/

Friday September 20, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Zine Launch for CRUSH

Beaver Hall Gallery

https://www.facebook.com/events/2497957180253156/

Saturday September 21, 11:00am-4:00pm

Bi Arts Art, Craft & Zine Fair

the 519, Ballroom

https://www.facebook.com/events/355586695035878/

Saturday September 21, 11:00am-12:30pm

Collaging The Tarot: A Self-Care Workshop

with Margeaux Feldman

the 519

https://www.facebook.com/events/2432195416835726/

Saturday September 21, 11:00am-12:30pm

Speed Friending & Button Making

with Michelle Colasuonno and Toronto Bisexual Network

562 Church Street https://www.facebook.com/events/2421992867921458/

Saturday September 21, 12:00pm-4:00pm

Shapeshifters

Beaver Hall Gallery

https://www.facebook.com/events/372889146963727/

Saturday September 21, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Raise Your Joyful Voice

with Franny McCabe-Bennett

562 Church Street

https://www.facebook.com/events/357253025163808/

Saturday September 21, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Human Library

Buddies in Bad Times

https://www.facebook.com/events/2325864177730888/

Saturday September 21, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Author Showcase

Featuring Ben Berman Ghan, Syd Lazarus, Cleopatria Peterson, Jess Taylor, Daniel Karasik and Sanchari Sur. Curated by Dorianne Emmerton. 

Glad Day Bookstore

499 Church Street

https://www.facebook.com/events/509867786421262/

Saturday September 21, 3:00pm-4:30pm

Labels: Your Name En-Lights

with Kat Pruss

562 Church Street

https://www.facebook.com/events/746909199079266/

Saturday September 21, 3:00pm-4:30pm

Dirty Dancing

with Kristine Maitland

Buddies in Bad Times

https://www.facebook.com/events/494980707730406/

Saturday September 21, 7:00pm-8:30pm

Featuring Ben Berman Ghan, Syd Lazarus, Cleopatria Peterson, Jess Taylor, Daniel Karasik and Sanchari Sur. Curated by Bodies in Resistance: Queerness, Disability and Art

Sandra Alland, Akio Maroon, Fallon Simard and Charlie Petch will begin the evening by sharing their work with the audience, followed by a conversation moderated by Margeaux Feldman.

Buddies In Bad Times

https://www.facebook.com/events/481611625722929/

Sunday September 22, 11:30am-1:30pm

Creative Nurturance for Queers

with Lana Kouchnir

the 519

https://www.facebook.com/events/920080815015970/

Sunday September 22, 12:00pm-4:00pm

Shapeshifters

Beaver Hall Gallery

https://www.facebook.com/events/372889146963727/

Sunday September 22, 1:00-4:30pm

Walk-in HIV Testing with the Hassle Free Clinic

**conducted at the 519

***open to any, all or no-genders this weekend, not just men who have sex with men.

Sunday September 22, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Autumn Equinox Gathering

with Kohenet Annie Matan

the 519

https://www.facebook.com/events/2677819085582625/

Sunday September 22, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Storytelling Open Mic

with Erin Rodgers (MC) and featured guest storyteller EC Marcon as Shrill Kessel

Buddies in Bad Times https://www.facebook.com/events/1104988283027460/

Sunday September 22, 3:00pm-4:30pm

Intro to Burlesque

with Bianca Boom Boom

the 519

https://www.facebook.com/events/378653726133878/

Sunday September 22, 3:00pm-4:30pm

Make Something! (A Non-Binary Workshop)

with Leif Tobias Gifford

the 519

https://www.facebook.com/events/2481255715256604/

Sunday September 22, 3:00pm-4:30pm

Bi Men's Showcase

With Clif Knight, Fallon Simard, Mugabi Byenkya, GK Williams, Hanlon McGregor, Felix Deak and other artists TBA.

A co-presentation of Toronto Bisexual Network and BIMOT -- Bisexual Men of Toronto

Buddies In Bad Times

https://www.facebook.com/events/768219770259338/

Sunday September 22, 8:00pm-11:00pm

Bi Arts Festival Cabaret

Featuring Clif Knight, Ororo Monro, Shohana Sharmin, Jade, Heather Kori Reid, Delicia Pastiche & Henrietta VIII, Bi Riot, Sarah Ashby, Robyn Kaur Sidhu and Babia Majora, with MC Dainty Smith. Curated by Bianca Boom Boom and Clare W.

Buddies In Bad Times

https://www.facebook.com/events/2372965286355843/

Monday September 23, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Drop-in and unwind, Festival decompress & Celebrate Bisexuality Day. Free food, music, last chance to see Shapeshifters. Come and go as you like.

Beaver Hall Gallery