January 18, 2015

The 15th Annual Peoples Prom - Feb 14 2015!!!




The 15th annual People's Prom 

Saturday, February 14th, 2015
Astorinos (1739 Venables Street)
8:00pm - 1:00am 19+

Tickets are available, starting Friday January 23rd at noon at all ticket outlets:

Commercial drive :
*New location* Commercial & Findlay.

Main St :

West end :

Tickets are $15 each and you can buy a maximum of 4 per person.
***Little Sister's now charges a per ticket service charge to you as well as a flat % to us.

Promwear is required for entry. 


THE PEOPLE'S PROM is the prom you never had in high school: it's a radical, gender bending, community-oriented, queer, totally punk, anti-capitalist, cross-dressing, bike loving, slow dancing, big dress wearing, good time. 

It's annual, it's in East Van, and it's a fundraiser for creative resistance and direct action in BC... AND THE BEST DANCE PARTY YOU’LL EVER MAKE OUT AT.

Want to help put on the prom? 
The prom is put on every year by an awesome group of volunteers, join us! 

Apply to volunteer: http://goo.gl/forms/UeAKZWmWeY

All funds raised go towards direct action and creative resistance projects in opposition to the Enbridge Gateway pipeline. 


To apply http://goo.gl/forms/9FAmfTH8ns

You don't need a date for this dance party, just a good attitude and a prom outfit... 

Have a date? Bring them!

Venue accessibility:

There is one gradient step up to the door of the venue. It is 2.5" at the lowest point and 6" at the highest. A removable ramp is available.

There are two toilet stalls with grab bars, one in each washroom; the doors to these stalls are 30" and the stalls are 42" wide.
The venue space itself is fully accessible to mobility devices

People's Prom Trust Fund Application deadline Feb 16, 2015


:::::::::: The People's Trust Fund ::::::::::

THE PEOPLE'S PROM is the prom you never had in high school: it's a radical, community-oriented, anti-capitalist, queer, cross-dressing, gender bending, bike loving, slow dancing, big dress wearing, good time. The Prom is annual, it's in East Van, and it's always a fundraiser for creative resistance and direct action.
Other than a few thank you gifts, no one is paid to work prom. Everyone from the organizing committee, the people who cut out all the paper hearts, to the people cleaning up at the end are all volunteers. All funds raised goes towards the People’s Trust fund.
Anyone can apply for the People’s Trust Fund.
What kinds of projects have we funded through The People’s Trust Fund?
We've funded a lot of projects over the years. Some are:
The Torch: Igniting Resistance 2010 magazine
Under the Volcano
Grassroots Women – Women’s Liberation Studies course
Native 2010 Resistance project
Temporary Autonomous Shelter Collective
The Bus Riders Union
and countless smaller creative resistance projects
The PROM Fund is open to individuals, groups and organizations that challenge the current unjust economic, environmental and social systems while working towards social, economic or environmental justice. The trust funds exists to support projects that are often unable to obtain mainstream sources of funding. We support projects and initiatives that are achieved through creative resistance, direct action, education, community-building and creative actions. 
This year The Peoples Trust Fund will be supporting individuals, groups & organizations that are engaged in creative resistance or civil disobedience projects that resist oil and gas development in BC (on unceded territories of Indigenous nations) .
Who can apply?
The People’s Trust Fund aims to support grassroots initiatives that focus on
a) direct action
b) community building and education
c) creative resistance
Any individual, groups or organization in BC is eligible. Indigenous individuals and groups are strongly encouraged to apply for the Trust Fund.
How is the funding Allocated?
Individual project grants will range from $200-$2500 depending on the scale of the project. All Trust Fund money must be used within 6 months of receiving it, otherwise the cheque will be stale-dated.
The Trust Fund cannot go towards: Overhead: staff costs, rent, utility bills.
Additional information.
How will applicants be evaluated? The People’s Trust Fund is overseen by the Prom Committee. Trust Funds are limited and shared between multiple community-based projects. The Prom Committee looks at the following criteria:
How would this initiative benefit the community?
Does it demonstrate creativity or uniqueness in the outcome?
How complete is the plan for delivering the activity?
Will this initiative have trouble getting funding from other sources?
Deadline: Feb 16, 2015. Must be received by 9pm.
Funds will be allocated to successful projects no later than April 15 2015.
To apply http://goo.gl/forms/9FAmfTH8ns
Questions and applications can be directed to: peoplesprom@gmail.com
Please indicate Prom Trust Fund in subject line.

February 4, 2013

People's Prom 2014!

The 14th Annual People's Prom

Friday  Feb 14th 8pm-1:30am
@ Astorinos (1738 Astorinos) Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory

Advance tickets: $15adv /$20 at the door (all funds go towards creative resistance projects )

Featuring:

DJ Buzy B
DJ Tod Rod Skimmins
Sweet Anamoly
My Dear Dark Heart
Rhek

Prom Dress code in full effect

Tickets on sale at the following outlets.
Our Community Bikes Main Street
SHARKS and HAMMERS Gastown
Little Sister's Book and Art Emporium West End

This year to ensure a fair process each person is allowed to buy a max of 4 tickets at a time (in the past we've found some tickets go unused as people buy more then they need).

The Prom is 100% volunteer run. Please volunteer with us Volunteer form

Never been to Prom before?
THE PEOPLE'S PROM is the prom you never had in high school: it's a radical, community-oriented, anti-capitalist, queer, cross-dressing, gender bending, bike loving, slow dancing, big dress wearing, good time. It's annual, it's in East Van, and it's a fundraiser for creative resistance and direct action in BC... AND THE BEST DANCE PARTY YOU’LL EVER MAKE OUT AT.

You don't need a date for this dance party, just a good attitude and a prom outfit...
Have a date? Bring them!

January 31, 2012

Peoples' Prom 2012!!

The 12th Annual People's Prom - Tuesday Feb 14th - 8pm - 2am

@ The Waldorf Hotel
1489 East Hastings (between Clark and Commercial)
Vancouver, Unseeded Coast Salish Property (BC)
...

TICKET SALES START SATURDAY JAN.28th at noon!


Advance tickets: $10

Available @

Our Community Bikes - http://pedalpower.org/?q=our_community_bikes

Waldorf Hotel Front desk - http://www.waldorfhotel.com/

Peoples Coop Bookstore - http://peoplescoopbookstore.com/

Sharks and Hammers - http://sharksandhammers.com/

WE SELL OUT EVERY YEAR! SO GET TICKETS QUICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Hosted by Talent Time's Paul Anthony!

DJs
The Attorney
DJ Rhek
DJ Crazy Goat
Mr Wendell
DJ Buzy B
Sweet Anomaly
Mandai

& more

ALL ROOMS WILL BE OPEN FOR PROM. We're keeping it classic in the main room and opening up to new idea in the others.

THE PARTY STARTS @ 8PM SHARP! Dance floor's hot, ALL NIGHT LONG!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! - Host a game for a couple hours, get loved and a free ticket!
Contact ANNA HILLIAR or CHRiS-PeLLiZZaRi (you can message us on facebook)


Never been to Prom before?

THE PEOPLE'S PROM is the prom you never had in high school: it's a radical, community-oriented, anti-capitalist, queer, cross-dressing, gender bending, bike loving, slow dancing, big dress wearing, good time. It's annual, it's in East Van, and it's a fundraiser for creative resistance and direct action in BC... AND THE BEST DANCE PARTY YOU’LL EVER MAKE OUT AT.

You don't need a date for this dance party, just a good attitude and a party outfit... Have a date? Bring them!

Want to apply for funds? Check out the People's Trust Fund page for more info. peoplesprom@resist.ca We donate every cent we make.

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About The Waldorf:

East Vancouver's Famous Waldorf is a historic 64-year-old hotel re-imagined as a creative compound where contemporary art, music, food and culture convene under one roof. Special events, unique spaces, great food and hospitality. Theres always something happening at The Waldorf.

February 24, 2010

wicked prom thanks all - we're recruiting for 2011!

Hey Peoples Prom Fans, thanks to everyone who came out and made the night fantastic.
Please send us an email if you would like to become a part of the orgainizing commitee for 2011! We're recruiting! Email peoplesprom@gmail.com

February 13, 2010

info about tomorrow

hello all

just and FYI, be ready to get your prom on at 8PM sharp. the hall is shutting us down at midnight because its a sunday.

Doors open at 8PM sharp and we'll be ready to go...you should be too!

can't wait to get down!

also: Just found out that the hall is not wheelchair accessible.

February 11, 2010

More tickets on sale!

Get them while they are hot. There are now 25 more tickets available at the People's Coop Bookstore on Commercial Drive.

See you all on Sunday!