The Calgary Gay History Project is pleased to be working with One Voice Chorus (OVC) in their presentation of CLUB CAROUSEL on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church of Calgary, 1703 – 1st St. NW.
(To catch a preview of one of the songs in the concert check out this evening’s Coming Out Monologues downtown at the John Dutton Theatre (March 20th.))
OVC writes, “Club Carousel may have long since shut its doors, but the courage and vision it took to found Calgary’s first gay club still resonates today. One Voice Chorus, Calgary’s mixed-voice choir for LGBTQ singers and their straight and cisgender allies, pays tribute to a piece of our city’s queer history with a concert featuring popular dance music from the era (1968-74).
‘With this concert, we aim to celebrate these gay and lesbian heroes who were building safe space for the queer community,’ says OVC’s Artistic Director, Jane Perry. ‘They paved the way for community organizations like One Voice Chorus, and I feel we owe them a debt of thanks. The choristers and I look forward to telling their collective story in music and in narration.'”
Calgary Gay History Project’s, Kevin Allen, will be narrating the concert describing the life and times of Club Carousel and its patrons. We hope you can join us!
Tickets: $20 regular * $15 student/senior * children 12 and under free!
Available online at www.onevoicechorus.ca, from choir members, and at:
New Age Books and Crystals (142–10 St. NW)
Shelf Life Books (1302 4 St. SW)