6/17/2010 Fresh Fruit


Queers Beyond Gaga Pride Month Special

Judith “Jack” Halberstam
a prominent queer and gender studies expert, will speak on “Queer Contemporary Femininities in the Age of Lady Gaga” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24 at the University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium, 301 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis.

A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Halberstam is a professor of English and director of the Center for Feminist Research at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Halberstam teaches courses in queer studies, gender theory, art, literature and film. Halberstam is also the author of “Female Masculinity,” “The Drag King Book,” “Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters,” and the new book “In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives.

This lecture is free and open to the public. A reception and book signing will follow in the adjacent Humphrey Atrium. Planning is underway for additional events with Halberstam;
visit the GLBTA Programs Office website for updates
For more info contact: Beng Chang at schochet@umn.edu or 612-626-2562

Christopher Michael Beer, filmmaker
Falling Up Sky Pictures

His film Screens June 25th, the friday of Pride Weekend,
Lagoon Cinema, 7:00 pm

Queer Girls Nite Performers
Ashley Gold and her viola player
Patrick’s Cabaret
June 25-26 at 8:00 pm

Wade A Vaughn, actor (Joe Orton)
David Beukema, actor (Brian Epstein)
Traveling Light,
presented by Theatre Pro Rata
Written by Lindsay Harris Friel & Directed by Natalie Novacek

Performing July 9th – 28th, 2010, at the Layman’s Cemetery
2945 Cedar Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 874-9321 / info@theatreprorata.org

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 3rd Thursday Theme
Album: collage by Dixie Treichel; Label: self released
Klaus Nomi - You Don't Own Me
Album: The Essential; Label: RCA Victor Europe
Candye Kane - Work What You've Got
Album: White Trash Girl; Label: Ruf Records
Kevin Cahoon Ghetto Cowboy - Doll
Album: Doll; Label: anchor c records
Gaye Adegbalola - Queer Blues
Album: Gaye Without Shame; Label: VIZZ TONE LABEL GROUP