Fresh Fruit Sept 20, 2012 with Host Dixie Treichel
John Medeiros, poet, writer
He has a new book of poetry out "couplets for a shrinking world"
and is co-curator of Queer Voices Readings at Intermedia Arts who have a reading
coming up Sept 25
Stewart Van Cleve, author, historian
Author of "Land of 10,000 Loves: A History of Queer Minnesota", will be at Magers & Quinn on Wednesday, October 10th at 7:30 PM for a talk and book signing.
In Land of 10,000 Loves, Stewart Van Cleve blends oral history, archival narrative, newspaper accounts, and fascinating illustrations to paint a remarkable picture of Minnesota’s queer history. Land of 10,000 Loves honors this rich and diverse legacy and is a compelling testament to the sacrifices, scandals, and victories that have affected and continue to affect the lives of queer Minnesotans.
Patrick Kozicky and Gemma Irish, BOOM! Theater founders
BOOM! Theater makes its debut with the play
Engaged, a world premiere drama by local playwright Gemma Irish, Director Christine Karki
Over dinner with friends, longtime couple Ben and Josh agree to help raise awareness about an upcoming marriage amendment. But they become entangled in more than just a political issue. Misunderstandings and insecurities surface, friends new and old are pulled into the fray, insults and food get thrown, and the very institution of marriage is called into question as these two men fight for the right to love who they love.
October 19 – 27 at the Cedar Riverside Peoples' Center.