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One City One Pride Day of Art

  • West Hollywood City Council Chambers 625 N San Vicente Blvd West Hollywood, CA (map)

Join the City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division for our annual full day of One City One Pride programming:

1:30pm: Let Love Flourish and Everyone Deserves (A) Love (Poem) Queer Poetry Pop-Ups

2:30pm: 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.

3:00pm:  QueerWise is a writing collective and spoken word performance group led by Michael Kearns, Hollywood’s first openly HIV-positive actor.

4:00pm: Everyone Deserves (A) Love (Poem) Queer Poetry Pop-Up / #PridePoets  perform – Pride poets will read highlighted poems that were written during the course of One City One Pride through an interactive poetry pop-up that was available at numerous events.

5pm: “Where Love Is Illegal” panel discussion - Being LGBTQ is still illegal in 70 countries. Come see powerful images from award-winning photographer Robin Hammond’s project documenting images and stories from people in those countries; hear trans leader Rikki Nathanson’s stories of courage and activism in Zimbabwe; and learn about OutRight Action International’s work for human rights and LGBTQ freedom, safety, equality and dignity everywhere.

7pm: “¡Gaytino! Made in America”- Mariachi to Merman. Sondheim to Cesar Chavez.  Decades of Mexican-American/Chicano and LGBTQ history intersect from a personal perspective in story and song. Touching, provocative and hilarious, Dan Guerrero presents this first public screening of a new film of his acclaimed solo play after critically acclaimed performances nationwide.

Free Admission. RSVP requested:

Earlier Event: June 29
DoYou: Hathorian Hymns
Later Event: June 30
DoYou: Hathorian Hymns