11/29/2012 Fresh Fruit

 

Host: Dixie Treichel      

Guests: Jaime Carrera, Rachel Nelson, Kevin "Kaoz" Moore, LaMont Wheat, Sandy Johnson, Bill Larson, Sheila Mills, Jeffry Lusiak

Jaime Carrera, creator, curator

Outlet, a pop-up performance festival

Multidisciplary artist & performer, Jaime Carrera has created a performance festival that will feature a bevy of monumental & innovative artists, from local legends to up & coming stars. Outlet will take place in a huge underground space in the Whittier neighborhood of Minneapolis as part of the highly successful Artists In Storefronts project. Spanning over eight Saturday nights, the festival will run the gamut of performance, from performance art to modern dance to dance theater to live music.

Saturdays- Dec 8, 15- Jan 5,12,19,26-Feb 2,9 - West 28th and Blaisdell Ave, Minneapolis beneath Los Amigos. Artists In Storefronts - Opening Reception-celebrate the work of over 32 local artists on Wednesday, December 5th from 7-9:30pm at Icehouse Bar and Restaurant.

 

Rachel Nelson, storyteller, musician, creator 

Urban Hermit, excerpt from her Fringe show. After recovering from addiction, what next? This self-proclaimed urban hermit is pulled out of her shell by way of street busking-fiddle, mandolin, washtub bass-and discovers the music that brings us together. Patrick's Cabaret, Fri-Sat, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1 as one of 6 acts performing in the cabaret "Unseasonably Cool."  Show starts at 7:30 pm.  

 

Kevin "Kaoz" Moore, HIV activist, hip hop artist, writer, educator

LaMont Wheat, HIV activist, recording artist, songwriter

Sandy Johnson, disease investigator, MN Dept of Health, co-chair of Minnesota African/African-American Women HIV Initiative (MAAAH)

Bill Larson, Medication Adherence Pharmacist, Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Sheila Mills, Women with HIV activist and Domestic Abuse Advocate

MAAAH and the Black HIV Coalition, "United in the fight against AIDS"

World AIDS Day event "Getting to Zero" - The Sarah Simmons Showcase featuring special celebrity guest Jamar "The Voice" Rogers, LA recording artist and LaMont Wheat, recording artist, songwriter. Plus Free HIV/STI testing, local talent, free food, and a good time!

Friday November 30th, 2012, The Capri Theater, 4-6 pm Brother Circle Dinner, 6-8pm. The Sarah Simmons Showcase

World AIDS Day Weekend Events Calendar- Minnesota AIDS Project

 

Jeffry Lusiak, creator, performance artist, educator

A.sm.il.8

Performance artist Jeffry Lusiak weaves questions of assimiliation within queer identity into a visually-arresting, dynamic collage of live performance and layered video projection to create a bold and unsettling world of high heels, pop culture, violence, desire, shame, and love.

Pillsbury House Theatre - Naked Stages Dec 5-15, A.sm.il.8 - December 12-15 @ 7:30 pm

  

 

Playlist Tracks: 
Judy Garland, B52s, Angela Motter, Tori Fixx, Josie Cotton, Ochi, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Scott Free, Gaye Adegbalola, Candye Kane, Lou Reed, DDC, Sandy Rapp, Romanovsky & Phillips, RuPaul - Fresh Fruit 3rd Thursday Theme
Album: collage by Dixie Treichel; Label: self release
Jim Verraros - You Turn It On
Album: Rollercoaster; Label: Koch Records
Kaoz - Real Talk Pt. 1
Album: Kaoz presents Real Talk MPLS; Label: http://realtalkmpls.bandcamp.com
Scott Free - Act Up Fight Back
Album: The Pink Album; Label: Leather/Western Records
LaMont Wheat - Anything
Album: single; Label: LaMont Music
LaMont Wheat - Still Standing
Album: single; Label: LaMont Music
Nhojj - Fighting for Love (The Warrior's Song)
Album: Someday Peace, Love & Freedom; Label: Nhojj
Jaime Carerra - creator, curator, performer
Topics: Outlet, a pop-up performance festival
Rachel Nelson - storyteller, musician, creator
Topics: Urban Hermit at Patrick's Cabaret
Kevin "Kaoz" Moore - activist, hip hop artist, writer, educator
Topics: World AIDS Day event "Getting to Zero",MAAAH and the Black HIV Coalition -- "United in the fight against AIDS"
LaMont Wheat - activist, recording artist, singer/songwriter
Topics: World AIDS Day event "Getting to Zero",MAAAH and the Black HIV Coalition -- "United in the fight against AIDS"
Sandy Johnson - disease investigator, MN Dept of Health, co-chair Minnesota African/African-American Women HIV Initiative (MAAAH)
Topics: World AIDS Day event "Getting to Zero",MAAAH and the Black HIV Coalition -- "United in the fight against AIDS"
Bill Larson - Medication Adherence Pharmacist, Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Topics: World AIDS Day event "Getting to Zero",MAAAH and the Black HIV Coalition -- "United in the fight against AIDS"
Sheila Mills - women's HIV activist and domestic abuse advocate
Topics: World AIDS Day event "Getting to Zero",MAAAH and the Black HIV Coalition -- "United in the fight against AIDS"
Jeffry Lusiak - creator, performer, educator
Topics: A.sm.il.8, Naked Stages at Pillsbury House Theater