5/17/2012 Fresh Fruit

 

Sarah Bellamy, Amy Rummenie, Pam Colby, Nick Shillingford

The Amen Corner, Fertile Ashes, Out Twin Cities Film Festival
Compleat Female Stage Beauty, Harvey Milk Day March & Rally

Sarah Bellamy, Associate Artistic Director of Education for Penumbra Theatre
The Amen Corner by James Baldwin, directed by Lou Bellamy

The fiery and unfaltering Sister Margaret, leader of a devoted congregation in Harlem, has dedicated years of her life to serving the Lord. But when her son unexpectedly reunites her with her estranged husband, a jazz musician, she risks losing her standing in the church and the son she has tried to keep on a religious path.

Penumbra Theatre
May 05 - June 17, 2012
The Guthrie Theater, Wurtele Thrust Stage

Pam Colby, Filmmaker
Fertile Ashes, written and directed by Pam Colby
A lesbian club finds itself as a hotbed of political mischief and the mafia in St. Paul in the 1970s. Fertile Ashes will screen in the Out Twin Cities Film Festival 2012 as part of The L Shorts on Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 at 3:15 pm Fertile Ashes on Facebook

Out Twin Cities Film Festival 2012
May 31 - June 3, St. Anthony Main Theatre

Amy Rummenie, Dramaturg
Compleat Female Stage Beauty by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed John Heimbuch
The Regional Premiere

Walking Shadow Theatre Company
May 18 - June 2
Minneapolis Theatre Garage

In the flamboyant reign of King Charles II, London's most renowned leading lady is a man named Edward Kynaston. But when royal decree puts women onstage and Kynaston finds his role reversed, he must learn to adapt with the times. Can England's first actress help him become the man he never was?

Nick Shillingford, Organizing committee, activist

Harvey Milk Day March and Rally May 19, 2012
Meet at 1pm at Walker Uptown Library for a March
QUEER RALLY @ Loring Park following the march

Join the Impact - Twin Cities
Join The Impact – Twin Cities is a politically independent organization of Minnesota-based grassroots activists fighting for full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people.


Playlist Tracks: 
Judy Garland, B52s, Angela Motter, Tori Fixx, Josie Cotton, Ochi, David Bowie,Diana Ross, Scott Free, Gaye Adegbalola, Candye Kane, Lou Reed,DD/C, Sandy Rapp, Romanovsky & Phillips, RuPaul - Fresh Fruit Theme 3rd Thursdays
Album: collage by Dixie Treichel; Label: Self-released
Gaye Adegbalola - Queer Blues
Album: Gaye Without Shame; Label: Hot Toddy Music
Ron Romanovsky - The Sanctity of Marriage
Album: Turn Up the Fun!; Label: Fresh Fruit Records
Dixie Treichel - Then and Now
Album: radio art composition; Label: Self-released
Harvey Milk - Hope speech excerpt
Album: The Times of Harvey Milk (1984 Film); Label: Telling Pictures
Donna Summer - I Feel Love
Album: 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Donna Summer; Label: Mercury
Sarah Bellamy - Associate Artistic Director of Education for Penumbra Theatre
Topics: The Amen Corner by James Baldwin at the Guthrie Theater
Pam Colby - Filmmaker, writer, director
Topics: Fertile Ashes screening at the Out Twin Cities Film Festival 2012
Amy Rummenie - Dramaturg, Walking Shadow Theatre Company
Topics: Compleat Female Stage Beauty by Jeffrey Hatcher at the Theater Garage
Nick Shillingford - Organizer, Join the Impact - Twin Cities
Topics: Harvey Milk Day March and Rally May 19, 2012