Beyond the Ghetto - Within the Village
Summary: Beyond the Ghetto follows the lives, arts, politics, and community events of gays and lesbians who are both within the traditional North American lesbigay villages and those who are living beyond: from the Vancouver Canada burbs to overseas. We are Beyond the Ghetto, talking from the rainbow's edge, with your host, Stephen Emery.
Tara C Taylor interviews BC singer Kim Kuzma at Vancouver Pride 2010.
Scatterheart plays the Davie Street PRide Party in Vancouver BC in summer 2010
IN part 1 of BTG-WTV's Rainbow Reaction: The Rhythms of Pride, Tara C Taylor interviews Vancouver musician Matthew Presidente about his new CD, This CIty's Colours. Performance footage from the J-Lounge Pride show is also shown.
The incredible 15th year for Wiggle Vancouver's fashion, cabaret, drag, and performance art show, brought to us by the House of Venus crew, Including performances by: Miss Cotton, Carlotta Gurl, Connie Smudge, All You Can Eat, Burgundy Brixx of Kitty Nights Burlesque, Peter Breeze, Jenny Magenta, Pussy Willow. Music Soundtrack by DJ Dickie Doo and hosted by Queen Joan E.
The Davie Street Pride Festival featuring the music and performance of Luscious Move and Destineak. Filmed in HD with media release from Vancouver Pride Committee.
Vancouver Pride Parade and Festival 2009
Matthew Presidente discusses his song This City's Colours and the issues of gay bashing and homelessness as Vancouver heads toward the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Tara C Taylor performs her original tune Midnight Sky @ Numbers Cabaret in Vancouver Matthew Presidente on keys and Hazen Rice on guitar. Cams by Wendy Havens, Andrew Beddoes, Stephen Emery.
On November 28th 2008, the anti-gay group with the Godhatesfags website, headed by Fred Phelps, threatened to come to the Commercial Drive presentation of the play The Laramie Project and protest the opening night. Vancouver's LGBTQ community help a counter-rally that evening. Phelp's right wing religious radicals from the USA never showed up. More on the story at http://www.xtra.ca/public/Vancouver/Phelps_a_noshow-5966.aspx
Matthew Presidente performs his original work 4bidden Love at his 100th Groove Box Pride Show in August 2008. A tribute to the history of gay Pride in the face of oppression. "Fuck with me and I will fuck with you; I'll break your heterosexual life in two". Also on YouTube but this is a better quality version.
Stephen Emery performs his original tune Desolate Shore at Surrey, British Columbia, Pride Picnic on July 13th, 2008.
This is the release of Stephen Emery's YouTube and MySpace music video My Pretty City (Vancouver). Stephen Emery - vocals & guitars Andrew Beddoes - bass & violin; harmony vocal Mitch Lazer - Drums Audio Production - Lazer Studios Vancouver Video filming: City shots - Stephen Emery Stephen at wall - Andrew Beddoes Video editing: - Stephen Emery using Mac Final Cut Pro Photos: Noncommercial from various activist sites and blogs - if it is yours and you wish to be credited; please contact me. Some sites info and images are taken from the Anti-Poverty Coalition Vancouver, those dedicated to Free Marc Emery with NRML, and MissingWomen . org. Xtra West's Robin Perelle granted permission for her byline and headlines re: Aaron Webster. Xtra West's Robin Perelle, managing editor, granted permission for her byline and headlines re: Aaron Webster. The rainbow colour banner outside of Davie Village Cafe was painted by DV Cafe owner/manager Andy Cook. --------------- This NON-commercial, not-for-profit video is published under a Community Commons license. It is not to be altered not used for profit. It can be played anywhere, on any site or podcast, with proper credit given to the artists and performers therein.
Tokyo Tour 2002 東京日本２００２ Beyond the Ghetto - Within the Village is going global (and not always gay). So here is a tour of West and Central Tokyo. From towers to cosplay to J-rock to JR trains; this video has it all!
Beyond the Ghetto - Within the Village Video A profile and interview with Vancouver Drag Artist Paige Turner. Clips from shows past and present at the Davie Village Cafe and the Dufferin Hotel.
While our show Beyond the Ghetto Within the Village is on hiatus; Cody Ryuk, Japanese shinigami God of Death, went out a month ago just before Halloween to the Parade of Lost Souls on Commercial Drive in Vancouver, Canada.