Black & Queer on Fresh Fruit Feb 18 at 7:20pm

Tune into Fresh Fruit on February 18th at 7:30 pm with Dixie Treichel & John Townsend to hear their Black History Month Special

but when all the exquisitely gowned women on the floor are men and a number of the smartest men are women, ah then, we have something over which to thrill and grow round-eyed.
reported the gossipy black weekly The Interstate Tattler (paper of the 1920's)

Guests:

Earnest Simpkins, Pat Nelson, Roy Close, Melissa Koch, Dawn Mikkelson

Earnest Simpkins, Chair of Black Pride, Health Education Outreach Worker
TC Black Pride & The House Ball Community, an underground subculture of black & latino LGBT youth which challenges the way we perceive and perform masculinity and femininity.

Pat Nelson, teacher, activist, former Fresh Fruit Host
Queer & Black during the Harlem Renaissance

also

Roy Close, playwright, Director of Resource Development at Artspace Projects
Remembering Charles Nolte

Melissa Koch & Dawn Mikkelson, Co-Directors, Filmmakers
The Redtail
While 4,400 aircraft mechanics wage a seemingly endless strike to keep their jobs from being outsourced – Mechanic Roy Koch and his daughter Melissa follow the trail of outsourcing to China.
Wednesday February 24 at 7:00pm.
Riverview Theater