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Celebration 90 Vancouver B.C. : [part 1 of 4]

Item part is part 1 (of 4) of a compilation of clips about Celebration '90 and live footage captured by David L. E. Miles during the opening and closing ceremonies of Celebration '90 in Vancouver (B.C.). The program opens with clips of CBC, CTV, and other news reports which touch on the backlash of Christian fundamentalists, their opposition to Gay Games III being held in Vancouver, and a controversial ad ran by a fundamentalist pastor in the Vancouver Sun; the news clips also contain comments from Celebration '90 Director Richard Dopson and Alderman Gordon Price. The recording then continues with live footage of fireworks, presumably those of the opening ceremonies of Celebration '90, followed by live footage of the opening ceremonies in B.C. Place stadium, including performances by Lesbian and Gay Bands of America, a welcome from committee chairs, staff, and the Board of Directors; the rainbow flag flown by Brent Nicholson Earle, and the parade of athetes.

Celebration 90 Vancouver B.C. : [part 2 of 4]

Item part is part 2 (of 4) of a compilation of clips about Celebration '90 and live footage captured by David L. E. Miles during the opening and closing ceremonies of Celebration '90 in Vancouver (B.C.). Part 2 opens with live footage of the opening ceremonies of Celebration '90 in B.C. Place stadium, continuing the parade of athletes from where part 1 ended, followed by the singing of the national anthem by the Vancouver Chorus; remarks from Master of Ceremonies Robin Tyler and political and sports representatives. Also included are performances by the Vancouver Chorus and Celebration '90 Festival Chorus, followed with the lighting of the torch to officially open the Games and Cultural Festival. Part 2 ends with a clip of a news report covering the events and speakers opening of the Games, as well as those protesting outside B.C. Place stadium.

Celebration 90 Vancouver B.C. : [part 3 of 4]

Item part is part 3 (of 4) of a compilation of clips about Celebration '90 and live footage captured by David L. E. Miles during the opening and closing ceremonies of Celebration '90 in Vancouver (B.C.). Part 3 opens with clips of news reports covering the opening of Celebration '90 and the Gay Pride Parade which was held in conjunction with Celebration '90, followed by live footage of the crowd outside of the closing ceremonies at B.C. Place stadium on August 11th, 1990. The program then continues with live footage of the closing ceremony proceedings, including remarks from MP Kim Campbell, performances by the Lesbian and Gay Bands of America and the Bay Area Raw Rahs cheerleaders, the parade of champions, remarks by Master of Ceremonies Robin Tyler, performances by the Celebration '90 Festival Chorus of "Esperanto" and "Never Turning Back," and presentation of the Tom Waddell Cup.

Celebration 90 Vancouver B.C. : [part 4 of 4]

Item part is part 4 (of 4) of a compilation of clips about Celebration '90 and live footage captured by David L. E. Miles during the opening and closing ceremonies of Celebration '90 in Vancouver (B.C.). Part 4 opens with live footage of the closing ceremonies of Celebration '90, continuing from where part 3 left off, including footage of a musical performance by Long John Baldry, closing remarks and thanks from Celebration '90 Executive Director Mark Mees, the passing of the Gay Games flag by Federation of Gay Games representative Rick Peterson and the official announcement of Gay Games IV (1994) in New York (N.Y.), a musical performance by The Nylons, and the closing Carnival! parade. The recording closes with live footage of the crowds departing from B.C. Place stadium after the closing ceremonies, followed by clips of news reports on the closing of Celebration '90, including comments fron Celebration '90 Director Richard Dopson.