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
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