BUTCH Voices PDX: Conference Overview

The organizers of BUTCH Voices Portland are proud to bring you an overview of the events scheduled for the conference weekend.  So many opportunities for networking, entertainment and connections!

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Thursday, September 30

A Taste of BUTCH Flavor
6pm – 8pm
Q Center
4115 N Mississippi Ave, PDX
6pm -8pm
Free and open to the public

Art exhibition opening night with live music featuring a reunion of Portland’s all-womyn percussion troupe, The Rhythm Givers, with special guests. Art exhibition will be on display at Q Center for the month of October.

Featured Artists

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Friday, October 1

Meet & Greet
Scandals
1125 Southwest Stark St, PDX
5pm – 7pm
Free to attend, Cash bar with live music by Annie Vergnetti and Nikki Jauron
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SweLL: So the Story Goes

Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom at Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway, PDX
Ticket not included with conference registration
Doors 7:00pm/ Performance Showtime 7:30pm
Ivan E Coyote, Lyndell Montgomery, and Anna Camilleri bring us their amazing performance from Canada direct to Portland.
ASL provided by DHOR
$12 in advance, $15 at the door
Tickets available online here



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Love Hurts – BUTCH Voices Edition
Portland’s Queer, Sexy, F*cked Up, Kinky, Playful Party
Ticket not included with conference registration
9pm
Location near downtown Portland
RSVP Required by contacting Sophia St James savorypink@gmail.com
Location and details given to paid attendees only.
$10 in advance, $15 at the door
Tickets available online here

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Saturday, October 2

Conference workshops and panels
Smith Memorial Student Union – 3rd Floor – Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway, PDX

8am – 6pm

8:00am Registration Opens
9:00am Opening Remarks
9:30am – 10:45am  Session 1
11:00am – 12:15pm Session 2
12:15pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 2:45pm Session 3
3:00pm – 4:15pm Session 4
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Keynote Speaker: Kathleen Saadat
5:30pm – 6:00pm Closing Remarks/Town Hall

ASL interpretation provided by DHOR

We will also have some shopping  and resource opportunities for you as well with She Bop, Adorn Body Art, In Other Words, Take My Heart Jewelry, Diesel Femme Wear and Wares, Taproot Hosting, Queer Cancer.org and Dyke Tees tabling on site throughout the conference day.

Workshops

Presenters

Workshop Schedule

Photo Project

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Butch Buffet
Hawthorne Theatre
3862 SE Hawthorne Blvd, PDX
Doors Open 8pm / Performance Showtime 9pm -11pm
ALL AGES variety showcase
ASL interpretation provided by DHOR
Free to attendees with conference wristband, other wise $10 in advance, $12 at the door
Tickets available online here

AMAZING LINEUP!

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Butch Dessert
Egyptian Club
3701 Southeast Division St, PDX
11pm – closing
Free to attendees with conference wristband, otherwise $4 cover charge
21 + dance party DJ Action Slacks will be serving up vintage soul & other treats!

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Sunday, October 3

Gender/Queer
In Other Words
8 NE Killingsworth, PDX
2pm – 5pm
Spoken Word/Art Showcase
Open mic time, visual artists and spoken word performances
ASL provided by DHOR
Free and open to the public
Gender/Queer Roster
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BUTCH Voices PDX Costume Contest Karaoke
Egyptian Club
3701 Southeast Division St, PDX
6pm -10pm
Free and open to the public
Costume contest and karaoke wind down to close out the conference weekend

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Sponsors

Accessibility

Organizing Committee