July 26, 2011
We are happy to announce the return of Coffee Hour this month!!!
If you got a postcard from us during Pride, or heard about it from a friend, and want to come see what Q-wave and Coffee Hours are like, this is a great opportunity to meet folks in a chill environment. If you’ve been to one or two events, it’s a great way to reconnect with Q-wave. If you are an old timer, well… come on down….what are you waiting for. =D
This month we are going back to our coffee roots. We’ve picked a cafe in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It’s a cool, laid back cafe with a great vibe..
116 Havemeyer St
(between Hope St & Grand St)
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Nearby subways: L and G.
DATE & TIME: July 31th from 4:00pm to 6:00 pm.
Quail and Zhou
Come ‘N Hang Out Coffee Hour
This is a monthly event for everyone who is queer, LBTQ, questioning, and curious! We are here to talk about our concerns, questions, coming-out, staying-in, joy, fear, and all things that happen along the way of these experiences! We’re here to support each other. We’re here to have fun! If you think you’re anywhere from 0.001% to 100% queer, join us at Come ‘N Hang Out!
Contact: Quail 718-974-7315 (Don’t hesitate to call me if you can’t find us or need direction.)
July 26, 2011
Q-WAVE is a proud cosponsor of the Asian American International Film Festival 2011 for its LGBTQ Cinema Night, August 11, 2011
We are inviting all of you to join us and our community partners (GAPIMNY, APICHA & SALGA) at this very special film screening and a Mixer afterwards!! The VIP Lounge at Clearview Chelsea Cinema will be open to all ticket holder FREE to this event from 6 pm to 10:30 pm, please stop by for some cheese and crackers!
What: LGBTQ Cinema Night of the Asian American International Film Festival 2011
Who: You and Q-WAVE!!
When: August 11th, 2011; 6:30 pm (Tales of Waria) and 8:30 pm (When Hainan Meets Teochow)
***Please purchase your tickets through the links below.***
Where: Clearview Chelsea Cinema, 260 West 23rd Street, New York, NY. Tel: (212) 691-5519
Directions: Transit: 23 St (353 ft N)
TALES OF THE WARIA
Kathy Huang | 56min | USA | Indonesian w/ES
Clearview Chelsea | 6:30PM | August 11, 2011
In Indonesia, there lives a unique community of men who live openly as women. Known as Warias, these individuals must balance their identity with intimacy, and their Islamic faith. In this eye-opening documentary, four Warias tell the tales of their search for companionship and someone to love.
Preceded by TU & EU.
Official TALES OF THE WARIA Website.
WHEN HAINAN MEETS TEOCHEW
Yew Kwang Han | 81min | Singapore | Mandarin, Hainanese, Teochew dialect w/ES
Clearview Chelsea | 8:30PM | August 11, 2011
An argument over a missing bra results in Ms. Teochew, a “womanly” man, having to move in with Hainan-boy, a “manly” woman. Not your typical romance, the unusual pair grows closer as they face an angry landlord, an estranged father, a sickly mother, and a crazy ex-girlfriend. Could this be the start of a beautiful relationship?
Preceded by MASALA MAMA.
Official WHEN HAINAN MEETS TEOCHEW Website.
July 11, 2011
What: Q-Wave Game Night
When: 22nd July 2011 (Friday) – 7-9pm
Where: Project Reach – 39 Eldridge St. 4th Floor
[Subways: F to East Broadway (Walk west on Canal, cross Allen to Eldridge) or B/D to Grand St. (Walk east to Eldridge, then walk south towards KTV sign)]
Why: Reconnect with old and new friends after pride and swap stories and player cred over party games and snacks.
Scrabble / Table Tennis / Cranium / Charades / Chinese Checkers/ Bananagrams / 7 / Clue / Jenga / Card games and more!
Do you have a favourite board game or interactive party game? Bring your games and ideas to share too!
Note: Q-wave is very grateful for the space that Project Reach has loaned us for this event and hope to contribute a small donation towards this end.