Coming to BOLDFest this year...
The irreverent, hilarious, multi-talented
Comedian, Actor, Singer/songwriter. 1/2 -of the hilarious sketch-comedy duo, Dos Fallopia ("My Breasts Are Out of Control"), alumnus of cult quartet Venus Envy ("I'll Be A Homo for Xmas").
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
September 10-13, 2015
We've made it through the first 10 years and now it's time to kick back and cheer BOLDFest on into the next decade!! Thanks to all who keep coming back and to all the new women from across Canada and the US who show up each year. We couldn't do it without you!
Register online now or by mail.
See Extra Activities page for more choices of bold adventures!
BTW, If you live in the US, now's the time to come to BOLDFest, when the Canadian dollar is at an all-time low. Not good for Canadians, but hey, take advantage of it while you can!
Snapshot of BOLDFest 2015
WEDNESDAY EVE, SEPT 9: Pre-BOLDFest Harbour Boat Cruise ALL fully paid registrations rec'd by April 30 (PayPal date or mail date) will receive a FREE Boat Cruise!!
THURSDAY SEPT 10: 3:30 - 6:00 pm Registration begins at Coast Plaza Hotel, 2nd floor foyer. Pick up name badges, program
5:30 – 7:00 pm SINGLES Meet & Mingle (extra activity)
7:30 pm – 11:00 pm WELCOMING RECEPTION 2nd Floor Foyer
FRIDAY Evening on the 35th Floor 8 pm Theatre, dancing. Cash bar.
"SERIOUSLY FUNNY GIRL" with SHEILA NORGATE
In the 1950s when most Canadians were basking in post-war euphoria, Sheila Norgate’s east-end Toronto family was headed up by two shell-shocked veterans trying to eke out a semblance of normalcy on the dark side of the moon. Somewhere in there Norgate heard the expression “All the world loves a clown”; a turn of phrase that would set the course of her life. Seriously Funny Girl traces Norgate’s flight path from class clown to banker, from painter to performer, through depression and out the other side, proving to all concerned and especially to herself, that she who laughs lasts.
Sheila is a BOLDFest favorite and we look forward to her newest theatre piece which is compelling, poignant and yes, at times funny!
Stay around for dancing later; enjoy the incredible views of the city and the ocean from the top of the Coast Plaza. It's an awesome take of Vancouver!
Saturday Sept 12 Workshops in morning
1:30 pm Intro to Dragonboating
2:00 pm The Women of the West End Historical Walking Tour
8:00 pm Entertainment, appetizers,dancing AND Silent Auction begins. A chance to bid of fabulous prizes - and support BOLDFest! All on the beautiful, romantic 35th Floor.
Sunday Sept 13
Workshop(s) in morning
Special Event in mid-afternoon (TBA)
5 - 6 pm Social Hour, cash bar, Pre buffet dinner
6 pm - 7:30 pm Let the Dinner Begin! 2nd floor Ballroom
7:45 pm THE FABULOUS, FUNNY, LOVABLE, LAUGHABLE
LISA KOCH Entertains us! Not to be missed!
Plus Surprise Guest, followed by dancing. Ends 11 pm
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What a weekend! It just doesn't stop...Dragonboating, Silent Auction, BOLD Woman of the Year Award at Friday lunch..... and lesbians, lesbians, lesbians! Where else can you get all of this under one roof!
REGISTER NOW on our Registration Page >>
BOLD, a non-profit society registered in the Province of British Columbia Canada, has as its mission to raise the visibility of older lesbians, and to provide a venue to meet and to share information and opportunities for learning, networking, and organizing. For the last eight years, BOLDFest - the Bold Old(er) Lesbians & Dykes Conference - has attracted lesbians aged 45+ - as well as younger women - from across Canada, the US and even Australia!We convene at the Coast Plaza Hotel each year, on the weekend after Labour Day weekend. The Coast Plaza is a friendly, gay-friendly and dog-friendly hotel in the heart of Vancouver's West End Gaybourhood, with stunning views of mountains and the Pacific Ocean.
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