One of my favorite theaters in LA, HIGHWAYS Performance Space is hosting 2 months of new LGBTQ performance, dance, spoken word, theater, multi-media, and ritual!
I’ll be reading at QUEER MONDAYS on July 25th! My reading is only $5 so you should totally come check it out!
For complete festival info, scheduling updates, and festival additions, visitwww.highwaysperformance.org
All performances $20 general admission & $15 members/students/seniors, unless otherwise indicated. A festival pass, which admits you to all events, is $75.
Fri + Sat, July 22 + 23 @ 8.30pm
RICK PULOS / RYAN REPERTORY COMPANY –
“Decades Apart: Reflections of 3 Gay Men”
This multimedia work from New York-based artist, performer and writer Pulos captures significant moments in the lives of three gay American men living and surviving in 1970s San Francisco, 1980s
New York City, and 1990s Los Angeles.
Monday, July 25 @ 7:30 pm
(hosted by Ian MacKinnon)
This non-elitist LGBTQ experimental performance series takes place on the last Monday of every month.
$5 @ door
Friday + Saturday, July 29 + 30
Sunday, July 31 @ 7.30pm
KDUB Dance – “Liminal Bust”
Choreographer Kevin Williamson tackles jarring states of unrest and ardor. Five people sit in a
waiting room – struggling whether to delay or take
actions against their predicament. The dancers test
their physical landscape in an attempt to uncover
something deeper than the empty space that
Friday, August 5 @ 8.30pm
DALE GUY MADISON A.K.A DAMNGOODMAN –
“My Life in 3 Easy Payments”
Spoken word performance artist and former QVC shopping host Madison speaks to the pop culture phenomenon of reality shows and the quest for fame at any cost.
Saturday, August 6 @ 8.30pm
CATHERINE SCOTT BURRISS – “What Comes Naturally”
Featuring opening act TIM MILLER (with a short performance)
Burriss’ new work negotiates the fraught intersection of the personal and the political, grappling with queer marriage and queer birth when majority rule is tyrannizing one and malpractice rules are traumatizing the other.
Friday + Saturday, August 12 + 13 @ 8.30pm
SEAN DORSEY DANCE – “Uncovered: The Diary Project”
Using text from real-life diaries of transgender and queer people, Uncovered’s powerful dances reveal lives and stories that history has tried to erase. Out spill diary secrets, bathhouse antics, pop idols, outrageous love, impossible courage and the importance of documenting and sharing our history.
Friday + Saturday, August 19 + 20 @ 8.30pm
“Gay Hist-Orgy! Part 2 : The Search for Gay Love!”
The cyber-sexual time traveling hot-pants have gotten a new upgrade, and with the help of his genie guide and leather daddy queer theory professor friend, performance artist activist MacKinnon searches history, mythology, psychology, and pornography to findthe greatest love affairs of all time.
Sunday, August 21 @ 7.00pm
SISTERS OF PERPETUAL INDULGENCE – “West Hollywood Squares”
A game show where audience members become the contestants and The Sisters are the panel.
Friday – Sunday, August 26 – 28
2ND ANNUAL TWO-SPIRIT WEEKEND
A weekend honoring a time when the world wasn’t simply divided into male and female and many indigenous cultures held places of honor for people of integrated genders. Join us for a screening of the award winning documentary Two Spirits with a panel discussion with LGBT healers, a cornucopia of LGBT healers on a HEALING SPA DAY, an evening RITUAL & FIRE CEREMONY with your drag queen shamaness Eartha Madre, and a GREEK DREAM TEMPLE / SLEEPOVER including, of course, a fabulous BRUNCH and DREAM WORKSHOP to explore your deepest mysteries! visitwww.highwaysperformance.org for complete schedule
Monday, August 29 @ 7:30 pm