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May 2018
May 18 - June 30
ONE Gallery, West Hollywood, 9007 Melrose Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States

Lost & Found: Safer Sex Activism

The exhibit examines thirty years of inspiring and defiant safer sex and harm reduction activism. The exhibition presents safer sex posters, comics, brochures, videos, PSAs, and safer sex and clean needle kits, among other archival items, all from the collections at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries. Gallery Hour:  Thursdays – Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sponsors:  The ONE Archives Foundation, Inc. with the Herb Ritts Foundation, The Calamus…

May 18 - July 29
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

David Hockney, 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life

In this exhibition, David Hockney offers a vibrant and intimate view of people with whom he has developed relationships over the past 50 years. The majority of the portraits were painted in Hockney’s Los Angeles studio, all from life and over a period of two or three days, which the artist has described as “a 20-hour exposure.” None of Hockney’s portraits are commissioned; for this series, he invited family, members of his staff, and close friends to sit for him—including…

May 22 - June 30
West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048 United States

ONE Archives LGBTQ History Panel Displays

The City of West Hollywood through One City One Pride has sponsored two outdoor exhibitions of LGBTQ History Panels from ONE Archives. These will be displayed during the month of June on temporary construction fencing surrounding West Hollywood Park. Check website for times. One City One Pride is organized by the City of West Hollywood’s WeHo Arts Program with input from the City’s Lesbian & Gay Advisory Board, Transgender Advisory Board, and other community partners.

May 22 - June 30
West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States

Adelaide Drive: Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy

The City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division presents a new exhibition featuring photography by Wayne Shimabukuro and original artwork by Don Bachardy. Bachardy and Isherwood, the acclaimed novelist, were a couple for over 30 years until Isherwood’s death in 1986. They lived together in Santa Monica on Adelaide Drive, which provides the name of the exhibit. This exhibit is organized by the City of West Hollywood’s Economic Development Department / Arts Division and is also part of the City’s One City One…

May 31 - June 24
David Henry Hwang Theater, 120 Judge John Aiso St.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States
$25 - $50

As We Babble On

The play explores the pursuit of success, its costs, and conquering the Swedish BIGBOX. Benji, a first-generation Asian American, struggles in New York City to find his voice as his writing career stalls. As the professional paths of his best friend Sheila and his half-sister Laura begin to blossom, he begins to unravel. The play explores what lengths we are willing to go to realize our dreams, whether morality is tied to upward mobility, and whether boxed wine and soda…

June 2018
June 1 - June 30
West Hollywood, Santa Monica Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA United States

One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival

Each year the City of West Hollywood celebrates LGBTQ Pride through art and history, focusing on telling the stories of our community and history. This year we take a moment to honor the past through the theme ‘Remembrance.’ Check website for dates, locations, times, and prices Various Locations in and around West Hollywood, West Hollywood

June 1 - June 30
Check website for venues, CA United States

National Gay Pride Month / LGBT Heritage Month Celebration

National Gay Pride Month is a citywide celebration of Gay Pride in Los Angeles. The celebration will acknowledge Southern California’s gay and lesbian contributions in the areas of education, politics, the arts, culture, and the humanities. Events include educational programs, gallery exhibitions, theater, and dance performances.at various sites throughout Los Angeles. Check the website for scheduled events and costs. Sponsors: Office of the Mayor, Los Angeles City Council, City of Los Angeles

June 1 - July 15
Celebration Theatre at the Lex, 6760 Lexington Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
$25 - $55

Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret

Wilkommen. Bienvenue. Welcome. This is The Kit Kat Klub… the seediest, sexiest nightclub in Berlin. In here, life isn’t just beautiful – it’s downright dangerous. Be careful not to lose your perspective on the world outside. Celebration Theatre presents Kander & Ebb’s dark, eerily relevant masterpiece like you’ve never seen it before. Directed by multiple Ovation Award-winning director Michael Matthews. Thursdays through Sundays 8:00 p.m., Sunday Matinee 2:00 p.m. Sponsor: City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division

June 1 - June 30
Digital Billboards, 8410 and 9039 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046 United States

Rashaad Newsome’s Double Feature

During the City’s One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival, Rashaad Newsome’s Double Feature featuring voguing dancers from the House/Ball scene will grace digital billboards on West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip interspersed between regular advertisements. Rashaad is a multidisciplinary artist who blends several practices together: collage, sculpture, video, music, computer programming, and performance.

June 1 - June 30

Queer Biennial 2018, What if Utopia

The exhibition asks the artists explore their own sensibilities of an ideal, otherworldly landscape and examine ideas of a Queer Utopia. This theme is proposed in broad terms, leaving participants to explore it in the abstract: the carnal, the cerebral, the fantastical, the optical. The Biennial’s opening reception will take place on Friday, June 1st and will be hosted by filmmaker John Waters, best known for his legendary films.   Opening Reception June 1, 6:30 p.m.  at NAVEL, 1611 S. Hope…


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