Vancouver – BOLD Conference Sept 4-7 and Ferron Concert Sept 7

Many of you will know Pat Hogan, women’s events organizer extraordinaire. Below is some information from Pat updating us on her upcoming events, BOLD, and a Ferron concert. Enjoy! – LQ Editor


And now, on to the next big event(s): The 4th Annual BOLD: Bold, Old(er), Lesbians & Dykes Conference on September 4-7 will be held at the Coast Plaza, followed by a concert with FERRON and her Band on September 7 evening at the Coast Plaza Ballroom. Both events can be viewed at

A registration form will be found on the website if you’re attending the whole conference. Make a weekend of it — get friends & share a hotel suite, party with a bunch of lesbians from all over Canada and the US!

Full Conference Package: $175 – $240 sliding scale (pay what you can afford on scale)
Thurs eve reception
Workshops Friday morning/afternoon, Saturday morning
Friday Lunch on the patio
Friday evening Presentation with Evelyn C. White
Friday evening Dance, including Tango Demo
Saturday afternoon “Stroll in the Park”
Saturday evening dinner, entertainment, dance
Sunday Reflections Panel and closing circle

Mail list with payment, email address, and phone # to Sounds & Furies, POB 21510, 1424 Commercial Dr Vancouver BC V5L 5G2. Confirmation will be emailed with more details.

1. Wednesday Evening September 3 Harbour boat cruise/dinner/dancing $65
6:30 – 9:30 pm Leave from Granville Island

2. Thursday Evening Reception – 2nd Fl. Foyer 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm $10
Opening with Florence Hackett, 1st Nations Elder
Introduction to Presenters
Social: cash bar, appetizers, Dorothy Dittrich on piano

3. Friday Day/Evening $95 – $110 sliding scale
Includes morning & afternoon workshops, Friday luncheon on the patio, Evelyn C. White’s
evening presentation (Alice Walker’s biographer) 7-9 pm, followed by dancing to midnight and
a sensational Argentine Tango demo by Lilliana Kleiner and Gwen Spinks

4. Friday Evening $25 – $35 sliding scale
Evelyn C. Walker’s presentation followed by dancing, dance demo

5. Saturday morning workshops $15

6. Saturday Evening $100 – $125
Dinner, Concert with FERRON, dj’d dancing until 12:30 a.m. $100 – $125 sliding scale
Social 5:30 pm, Dinner 6 pm, Cash bar.

7. Saturday Evening $45
Concert with FERRON, dj’d dancing until 12:30 a.m. Cash Bar

8. Saturday Dance $10 – $20 sliding scale
9:15 pm admittance


Sunday September 7, 8 pm, Doors 7:15 pm
FERRON & BAND: Jami Sieber, electric cello, Shelley Jennings, guitar, Darryl Havers, keyboards
Coast Plaza Hotel Ballroom, 2nd Floor
Lounge and patio open for pre-concert drinks
Tickets: $27 advance sold at Urban Empire 1108 Commercial Dr, Little Sisters 1238 Davie,
$32 at door