"but when all the exquisitely gowned women on the floor are men and a number of the smartest men are women, ah then, we have something over which to thrill and grow round-eyed."
reported the gossipy black weekly The Interstate Tattler (paper of the 1920's)
Earnest Simpkins, Pat Nelson, Roy Close, Melissa Koch, Dawn Mikkelson
Earnest Simpkins, Chair of Twin Cities Black Pride, Health Education Outreach Worker
"TC Black Pride & The House Ball Community, an underground subculture of black & latino LGBT youth which challenges the way we perceive and perform masculinity and femininity."
Pat Nelson, teacher, activist, former Fresh Fruit Host
"Queer & Black during the Harlem Renaissance"
Roy Close, playwright, Director of Resource Development at Artspace Projects
"Remembering Charles Nolte" Charles Nolte Collection
Melissa Koch & Dawn Mikkelson, Co-Directors, Filmmakers The Redtail
While 4,400 aircraft mechanics wage a seemingly endless strike to keep their jobs from being outsourced – Mechanic Roy Koch and his daughter Melissa follow the trail of outsourcing to China.
Wednesday February 24 at 7:00pm. Riverview Theater
Theme artists: 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