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Outburst queer arts festival celebrates 10 years

Friday 11th November 2016 at 3pm 1821 Comments Community Arts , Drama , Literature , International Arts , Northern Ireland Music , Voluntary Arts

Critically acclaimed musical satirists Bourgeois & Maurice present a provocative, thought-provoking and cuttingly hilarious guide to engaging with the complex issues of today’s geo-political climate at the Outburst Queer Arts Festival between 10 & 19 Nov Image: Critically acclaimed musical satirists Bourgeois & Maurice present a provocative, thought-provoking and cuttingly hilarious guide to engaging with the complex issues of today’s geo-political climate at the Outburst Queer Arts Festival between 10 & 19 Nov

Outburst, Belfast’s cutting-edge international queer arts festival is back this week with a ten-day programme of LGTBQ+ theatre, performance, comedy, visual art, literature and more.

This year Outburst celebrates its 10thanniversary with some of the best new queer art and performance from around the world, with headline acts including Nando Messias and his new play about homophobic violence, ‘Shoot the Sissy’, TheatreofplucK with a performance about living with HIV in Northern Ireland, and legendary American film-maker John Waters presenting his infamous one-man show, ‘This Filthy World’.

Video shot at the opening of ‘Caribbean Queer Visualities’ exhibition at the Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, as part of the Outburst festival.

Outburst Queer Arts Festival, 10th – 19th November, Belfast. Full programme from www.outburstarts.com

 

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