2010 Regional Conference: October 8-10, 2010
Plummer Park Community Center
7377 Santa Monica Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(between Fairfax Avenue and La Brea Avenue)
ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 9PM Thursday 10/7. Registration opens onsite Friday 10/8 at 6pm at Plummer Park – see you there!
$50 – Online Pre-Registration
Access to all three days of BUTCHVoices LA, including all the workshops & speakers & INVINCIBLE Fashion Show (Friday night). Priority seating to SWAGGER performance Saturday nite, & Sunday BUTCH REVIVAL comedy/spoken word show.
$60 – Regular Registration (at the door)
Access to all three days of BUTCHVoices LA, including all the workshops & speakers & INVINCIBLE Fashion Show (Friday night).
$25 – Recession Special: Students / Limited Income
$10 – Scholarship: Limited number of tickets were available at this level
$95 – Conference Supporter
(Couples $150). Access to all three days of BUTCHVoices LA, plus invite to meet n’ greet SWAGGER performers backstage & priority seating at all events – SWAGGER, INVINCIBLE and BUTCH REVIVAL. Plus you sponsor a ‘scholarship’ registrant via the general sponsorship fund, with donor name recognition in program.
* Paypal will add $3. You can save $3 per ticket if you register by mail.
Register By Mail: You can also register by mail & send us a check. Indicate your ticket level and make check payable to “BVLA.”
Include full name of each person registering, plus your email or telephone so that we can confirm. Mail to: 403 E. Poppyfields Dr, Altadena CA 91001
FRIDAY EVENING :
6:00 pm Registration opens
We’re expecting folks from all over California and the Southwest, so registration will be open for 4 hours. This is your first must-do to get into all the night’s events, so pre-register & get in the fastline.
Meet & Greet: Art Lounge & Vendor booths open. Hang out & enjoy! Meet the artists, tastings and more! Dozens of artisans, fashion designers, and products on sale for your shopping pleasure!
In the Art Lounge … queer artistic visions from fine artists & photographers who celebrate/question/adore butch, stud, trans & genderqueer.
8:30 pm INVINCIBLE: fashion show and kick-off event! A night of sartorial radicality for daggers, dandies, and dapper dudes. Don’t miss this fabulosity! You’re in for a night of hot fashions and butch surprises!! Get here early – you must register first – to get those good seats ….
11 pm Conference after-party – location info coming soon.
9:00 – 11:30 Registration re-opens (No registrations accepted after this!)
9:00 – 10:15 Workshop Session 1 (five workshops/panels to choose from)
10:30 – 12:00 Workshop Session 2 (five workshops/panels to choose from)
2:00 – 1:15 Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Judith ‘Jack’ Halberstam
2:45 – 4:15 Workshop Session 3 (five workshops/panels to choose from)
4:30 – 5:45 Workshop Session 4 (five workshops/panels to choose from)
SATURDAY NIGHT :
6:00 – 7:30 pm Dinner time (plan 15-20 minutes for travel/parking time to Swagger)
8:00 – 10 pm Performance at Fairfax Auditorium, 7850 Melrose Ave, LA 90046
SWAGGER: A Nite of Butch Bravado & Stud Service for Those Who Live It and Those Who Love It. Performance event – World Premiere of these artists – like you’ve never seen them before …
10:00 – late After Party (check back for location & theme details!)
10:30 – 4:00 Brunch and Plenary with Keynote Speech by Carmen Vaquez.
Plus Awards Ceremonies & Closing with “Butch Revival”: comedy, music & spoken word!! featuring Sandra Valls, Angie Evans, The Miracle Whips and more.
And what about food…?? There are lots of fab nearby restaurants in WeHo for Saturday lunch and dinner – all price levels. Food Trucks on-site for Saturday lunch!
Sunday light brunch included in your Conference registration. And a free Water Refill Station onsite throughout the conference too (don’t forget to bring your own cup or reusable water bottle)
Planning is in process for after-parties on Friday & Saturday nite—stay tuned! And check back for a singles meet & greet time too.
Conference cohosted by LEX (producers of GenderPlay)