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Second Beat: Art Share & Open Mic | Free Entry

August 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

An image of the poster with event details, featuring a young person playing the trombone outdoors, in front of a Pride flag.

Discover a sense of empowerment and celebrate pride through our supportive community, led by and for folks who are social justice-minded.

This is a QTBIMPOC-led* program that fosters community connection, inclusion, and diversity through the sharing of multimedia art, skills, and stories.

A welcoming open mic space to share your art, skills, stories, and journeys. Showcasing artists and storytellers (ages 19-30) from LGBTQ2IA+ communities**. Friends and allies of all ages are welcome!

*QTBIMPOC: Queer/Trans: Black, Indigenous, Multiracial and People of Colour
**LGBT2QIA+: Lesbian, Gay/Gender Diverse, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning, Two Spirit, Intersex, Asexual/Agender, plus many more identities

Every month is Pride month!

Here’s what’s special about Second Beat:

  • Feature music and open mic performance in the parklet—our outdoor oasis, and front porch for the whole neighbourhood
  • Free coffee, tea and sweets
  • This is a substance-free, alcohol-free event open to everyone

Contact Cherine to perform: ckhalil@mpnh.org


  • Our House is located one block away from the 99 B-Line, and the #8 and #9 buses. The outdoor parklet, and the first and second floors are fully wheelchair accessible.
  • We are scent free. Please refrain from wearing scented perfume or using scented products.
  • We are committed to welcoming the queer and trans community. There are single stall, all-gender, wheelchair accessible washrooms on the first and second floors, as well as multi-stall gendered washrooms.
  • We currently do not have funds for ASL interpretation but are looking for volunteers or folks who would accept an honorarium.
  • We are child-friendly. We can offer activities for your children, while you enjoy this event!


August 24, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
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Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
800 East Broadway
Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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