Venus Envy: The House of Venus Story

The House of Venus returns to Vancouver for one day only!

Join us at the Rio Theatre for the West Coast premiere of VENUS ENVY: THE HOUSE OF VENUS STORY, with a very special Wiggle presentation to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the wearable art and drag festival.

Wiggle is an annual Wearable Art & Performance Festival celebrating the avant-garde, drag & of course the Wig! This will be a reunion of great proportions with the return of the Venus Family for a magical moment in time.

Matinee vibes so everyone can attend! 

Sunday, February 25
Doors 2:00 pm | Event 3:00 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.

Early Bird Tickets (Limited Number Available) $13.00 + s/c HERE
General Admission $18+ s/c HERE | $25 at the door

VENUS ENVY: THE HOUSE OF VENUS STORY (Michael Venus, 2023 / 79 mins / 18A) A celebration of an underground movement of love, this film tells the unique story of the multi-dimensional Canadian artist collective known as “The House of Venus”. From their humble beginnings throwing DIY theme parties and fashion shows, to their journey of creating world-renowned queer culture and community, we follow the members as they prepare for the 25th installment of their performance and wearable art festival “Wiggle”.

*Minors permitted. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
*Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons and passes n/a for this event.
*Online sales end an hour before showtime; unless otherwise noted, tickets are always available for purchase at the box office prior to showtime.  Our box office is typically open 60 minutes before showtime.
*All seating is General Admission; please arrive 20-30 minutes prior to showtime to ensure great seats and time for snacks at concession.
*All Rio Theatre tickets are final sale.

About The Rio

Voted the #1 Independent Theatre in Vancouver, the Rio Theatre is a multimedia venue featuring arthouse, mainstream and cult-classic cinemas as well as live entertainment. Built in 1938, the Rio has been fully restored with a state of the art digital projector, surround sound, a huge stage and 420 luxurious seats.

1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC

Phone: 604.879.3456

Info Line: 604.878.3456

Email: [email protected]

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