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Event Archive - Yamantaka//Sonic Titan descending on Vancouver!!: Yamantaka//Sonic Titan

Sat. August 3rd 2013 7:30pm Roundhouse - Performance Centre (All Ages) 7:30pm
$5 youth (24 & under), $20 adult advance, $25 adult at door
Tickets at: Little Sister's Book & Art Emporium, http://queerartsfestival.com
Presented by: Queer Arts Festival
“One of the most exciting bands on the planet.” – NOW Magazine (Toronto)

Founded in late 2007 by performance artists Alaska B and Ruby Kato Attwood, YT//ST is an Asian, Indigenous and Diasporic experimental Art and Music Collective.

Aesthetically, they blend the diverse styles of Noh, Chinese Opera, Chinese, Japanese and First Nations Mythology, Black & White Television, Psychedelia and Rock Operatics into a sensory feast. Leaders of the new Canadian vanguard, Polaris Prize shortlisters YT//ST will bring their trademark hand-painted sets, Noh inspired face make up, and unique hand-built musical instruments to the Queer Arts Festival for an enlightening concert. Is Vancouver ready? That remains to be seen, but one thing’s for sure — this performance will be out of this world!

About their 2011 album, YT//ST:
"This is the kind of record that happens when city dwellers in two of the most multicultural urban areas of the world mix up gender, culture and genre with a sense of urgency. This sounds like the birth of a new culture." - David Dacks, Exclaim!
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