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This event will feature speeches from Supervisor Shiela Kuehl and Councilmember Mike Bonin about the history of Venice as a place of inclusion, acceptance- centering the LGBTQ+ community’s presence and contributions. Time TBD For more information please call 213.473.7011
City of Los Angeles, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Heritage Month: Pride Flag Progress ~ Rebooting and Redefining
One of the original Pride flags flew with the colors of the rainbow, symbolizing the entire spectrum of a hopeful community while recognizing important individual aspects like: Spirit, Serenity, Art, Nature, Sunlight, Healing, Life, and Sexuality. Flags since then added other colors and changed configurations and designs – to be more representative and inclusive of more individuals and people self-identifying in different ways. Come experience an educational exhibition at City Hall celebrating the original flags and the additional variations created since…
A multi-media, site-specific performance art project incorporating Electronic/Acoustic World Music, Live Singing and Video Art, with the taste of immersive Performance-Theater and Cabaret from transgender Korean artist Yozmit. Saturday and Sunday 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Liberace’s 100th with the Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection! Our program will include a special guest speaker, crafts, cake rare photos from our archive, slide shows and of course his music. From juke joints to Radio City Music Radio Hall, Liberace always brought artistry and spectacle to his live performances earning himself the well-deserved moniker “Mr. Showmanship”. We will also explore Liberace’s connection to Los Angeles from his many homes all over our city to being the…
Join us as we screen a biopic of murdered San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, a human-rights activist and the first open gay man elected to major public office when he won a seat on the Board of Supervisors in 1977. MILK stars Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, James Franco, and Diego Luna.
For the 11th year in a row, the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights has commissioned new LGBTQ plays to present during Pride month with funding from the City of West Hollywood. This program features a rehearsed reading of a new LGBTQ full-length play.
Come celebrate LGBT Cinema with New Filmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA). We will be screening films created by the LGBT Community and/or about LGBT stories. Join NFMLA in spotlighting these amazing films and filmmakers with audience Q&As and open bar.
The Poetry Pop-up is a spoken word celebration of historic LGTBQ poets. Performance artist Jason Jenn brings their passionate words to spirited life for the public to enjoy in the streets of West Hollywood in special appearances throughout the 40-day One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival. The presentations employ elaborately styled costumes and various theatrical techniques while illuminating audiences about the authors’ lives and their historical conditions. May 22, 6:30 p.m., at the One City One Pride kickoff…
For decades, hopeful LGBT actors, writers, and stage directors came West to make it big. Openly gay author Felice Picano did too and was befriended by many. He presents their anecdotes, vintage photos, and excerpts from his own Hollywood novel to show how some found success against the odds and why they became icons of the film world.
Join the launch of Crush: First Love, New Talent, an LGBTQ comic anthology about first (queer) love from Prism Comics presented as part of WeHo Reads. There will be readings from the book and a book-signing. Free, RSVP requested at weho.org/pride