6/18/2009 Fresh Fruit

 

The history of Gay Pride Celebrations began at 1:20 AM June 28, 1969 in Greenwich Village,
New York City at the Stonewall Inn as crowds fought back during a police raid.

Join Dixie Treichel John Townsend for a Pride Celebration Show

*Stonewall Riots: 40th Anniversary 1969-2009*

*Guests*

*Carolyn Gage*, Playwright, Author
*Dean Otto*, Queer Takes LGBT Film Festival,
*Larry Havluck*, Two Spirit Singer/Songwriter
*Lydia Howell*, journalist, writer, KFAI Host
plus Pride Celebration surprises

*Carolyn Gage*, Playwright, Author
*2009 Lambda Literary Award Winner in Drama*
The Second Coming of Joan of Arc and Selected Plays, Carolyn Gage, Outskirts Press

Carolyn Gage:http://www.carolyngage.com is the author of six books on lesbian theatre, and more than fifty-five plays, including musicals, one-woman shows, one-acts, and dramas. She specializes in non-traditional roles for women, especially those reclaiming famous lesbians whose stories have been distorted or erased from history.

*Dean Otto*, Film Curator
Queer Takes: Standing Out June 23-25
Series Highlights Daring New Works from Celebrated Filmmakers in Queer Cinema
Walker Art Center:http://calendar.walkerart.org/canopy.wac?id=5038

*Lydia Howell*, journalist, writer, KFAI Host
Lydia Howell is a Minneapolis journalist, writing for various newspapers and online journals.
She won the 2007 Premack Award for Public Interest Journalism, for reporting on homeless in PULSE Newspaper, an independent weekly. Besides hosting/producing Catalyst:http://www.kfai.org/catalystpoliticsandculture on KFAI, she writes for various online publiations, including the TC Daily Planet:http://www.tcdailyplanet.net

*Larry Havluck*, Two Spirit Singer/Songwriter
A Minneapolis queer musician with humor socio-political messages
Larry will perform live in the studio on Fresh Fruit.

For information about the Stonewall Riots and current issues visit the

Stonewall Veteran's Association:http://www.stonewallvets.org website

Playlist Tracks: 
Fresh Fruit 3rd Thursday Theme - Theme artists: Judy Garland, B52s, Angela Motter, Tori Fixx, Josie Cotton, Ochi, David Bowie,Diana Ross, Scott Free, Gaye Adegbalola, Candye Kane, Lou Reed, Deep Dickollective, Sandy Rapp, Romanovsky Phillips, RuPaul
Album: ; Label:
Larry Havluck, Two Spirit singer, songwriter, guitarist - *Stonewall (2009 World Premiere)
Album: Live in the Studio; Label:
Danger Danger - Janis Ian
Album: Folk Is the New Black; Label: Cooking Vinyl
Larry Havluck, Two Spirit singer, songwriter, guitarist - *Dykes on Bikes (2009 Fresh Fruit Premiere)
Album: Live in the Studio; Label:
Judy Garland - Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Album: 25th Anniversary Retrospective; Label: Capitol