Guess who's back? QT's back!
1pm-6pm Feb 8 and 9
The QT Noir
Arts Festival is back! In observance of Black History + Futures Month,
the festival celebrates the brilliance and talent of Black LGBTQI+
artists and performers, with a focus on individuals in the Greater
As always, the festival is 100% free and open
to the public, but please reserve your tickets in advance at the Brown
Paper Tickets link. The fest is a sober space. This year, both days of
the festival open with free brunch for the community before jumping
straight into the performances. There will also be a free hot drink
station, free water, free snacks, and free Wawa iced teas and fruit
February 8th lineup:
Lucy Lucas Valentine
February 9th lineup:
Vynce Vindetta Essince
Dame Luz on the 1s and 2s both days. We are honored to have Fatties in a
Taxi, Latti and Shak, here as MCs for the festival this year!
Vending artists include:
Deej McCoy Mamakit
Live art by:
Darrell Ann Gane-McCalla
Free* tarot readings by:
Free* makeup sessions with:
Toine Tee (only on February 9th)
festival is funded in part by an Art and Change from the Leeway
Foundation, with in-kind donations from The Wawa Foundation! Leeway
Foundation and Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation will be present to answer
artist's questions about funding opportunities as well.
Tabling organizations also include:
Tessera Arts Collective
LGBT Center of Central PA
conjunction with the QT Noir Arts Festival, Osimiri Sprowal will have a
solo exhibition on display at 40th Street AIR Gallery (4007 Chestnut
Street, first floor) for the month of February. Make sure you stop by
the gallery during the festival to check out the art! This exhibition is
supported by a generous grant from the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund.
*free tarot readings and makeup sessions are limited and on a first-come first-serve basis.
As always, the festival is 100% free and open to the public, but please reserve your tickets in advance HERE