Singer/songwriter Tret Fure on Fresh Fruit, Thur. Sept. 19 at 7pm


Join Fresh Fruit Hosts Dixie Treichel & John Townsend on Thursday, Sept 19, 2013 at 7pm


Tret Fure, singer/songwriter

Tret Fure's career spans 4 decades. She has performed as guitarist and vocalist for Spencer Davis, touring with him and penning the single for his album "Mousetrap". She went on to record her own album in 1973 on MCA/UNI Records, with the late Lowell George of Little Feat as her producer, and opened for such bands as Yes, Poco, and the J Geils Band. Tret became one of the first women engineers in LA, recording with and producing some of the best of women's music including the legendary "Meg and Cris at Carnegie Hall" and worked as a duo with Cris Williamson throughout the 90s. Tret has her own label, Tomboy girl Records and is a multi award winning singer/songwriter in Women’s and LGBT music. 

Tret performs her CD release tour "A Piece of the Sky", Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at 8pm, Ginko Coffeehouse, St. Paul 


Teri Homan, filmmaker

New documentary film, “A Condition of the Soul: Venus Demars.”  The film was created specifically for the 2013 Gender Reel festival, an annual, national event dedicated to enhancing the visibility of gender non-conforming, gender variant/queer and transgender people, identities and experiences. Saturday, Sept 21, 2013, 7:30pm, Q & A with Homan and Venus after the film. The full Gender Reel Festival 2013 is Sept 19-21, 2013, Minnehaha Free Space, 3747 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis


Seth Gabriel, performer, director

Martina's Broadway Cabaret: Bender-Gending brings Martina Marraccino and Gabe Gabriel back celebrating their 6th year at "the Bowl". They are pulling out all the stops this time. The cast will be flipping the lid, and blurring the lines of traditional gender roles, performing songs written for and typically performed by the opposite gender. Oct. 3-5, 2013, Bryant Lake Bowl Theater, Minneapolis


Mrs. Smith & Andrew Rasmussen

MRS. SMITH LIVE! Mrs. Smith is back with a jazzy, snazzy evening of story and song about the heart-stopping highs and perilous lows of fame, fortune and cat ownership! From the comic imagination of actor David Hanbury, the inimitable antics of Mrs. Smith and her beloved cat Carlyle are on full display in her latest one-woman musical-comedy at Camp Cabaret. Sept 13 – Oct 13, 2013, The Cabaret Theater at CAMP Bar, Downtown St. Paul