True Colors the second annual Gay, Lesbian and Transgender art exhibition is open and has two different locations, art will be displayed at Antenna Gallery and Ashe cultural Arts Center. We’ve posted their press release with a full list of events going on this month.
Press Street’s Antenna Gallery, Dancing Grounds and Ashé Cultural Arts Center Present:
True Colors 2014
True Colors 2nd Annual Exhibition focuses on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) experiences. Founded and curated by Holis Hannan, True Colors features prominent and emerging LGBTQ and allied artists alongside community events.
Featured artists: J.B. Harter, David Hockney, George Dureau, Skylar Fein, Jack Balas, Sarah Sole, John Paradiso, Lovie Olivia, Stephen Honicki, Zoe-Perry Wood, Tyrus Clutter, Keith Perelli, Maxx Sizeler, Audra Kohout, Edna Laniari, Christopher Scott Brumfield, Amanda Hext, Brent Pafford, Ron Geibel, Paul Marquardt, Bria Brown, Brook Falgout, Colin Roberson, Alexa Maruis Curtiss, Anthony Raymond Whelihan, Brian Hitselberger, Ashley Kolodner, Miguel Viteri, Issa Randall, Carol Leake, James Gaffney, Kiernan Dunn, Bill Myers, Toban Nichols, Meg Turner, Brittany Polk, Alex Podesta, Justin Rapheal Roykovich, Erica Reynolds, Vanessa Sanford, Carlos Baldizon Martini, Julie Ray, Aubrey Roemer, Lindsey Jett, Charles Beau Hoffacker, Holly McGraw, Ama Birch, and others!
True Colors works will be exhibited at Antenna Gallery, Dancing Grounds and Ashé Cultural Arts Center (CAC). See below for schedule of events, locations and hours.
Exclusive Host Preview Party & Art Raffle: Fri, 8/8, 6-9 pm, Antenna. TICKETED EVENT benefitting True Colors and the PRIDE Cares “I’m Bigger” program supporting ant-bulling and suicide prevention of LGBTQ youth in Louisiana. For info and tickets, visit http://press-street.com/hostcommittee/ or call Gracie Goodrich at (504) 298-3161
Opening Reception: Sat, 8/9, 6-10pm, Antenna. FREE
Performance by Hez Stalcup: Sat, 8/9, 7-11pm, Dancing Grounds, FREE. For performance schedule, visit http://dancingrounds.org or call (504) 535-5791
We Do: Sat, 8/23, 2-5pm, Antenna. Journalist/activist Billy Manes will present documentary “Billy & Alan,” followed by a panel discussion on marriage equality with Forum for Equality. FREE
ACTION! A Truly Queer Film Night: Sat, 8/23, 6-8pm, Antenna. FREE. Scheduled Screenings: Gabrielle Pescador’s TransBeing and tellofilms.com webseries Nikki & Nora, Kiss Her I’m Famous, and #HASHTAG.
Gay Face Photo Shoot: Fri, 8/29, 6-9pm Lucky Pierre’s & other locations TBA. FREE. For more info, visit http://www.gayface1stclass.com
The Waves Reading Series: Thur, 8/28, 7pm, Antenna. FREE. The Waves is a new LGBTQ reading series presenting student voices, local writers, and visiting writers side by side.
Performances by award winning performance artist Scott Turner Schofield: Wed, 9/3, 6-8pm Ashe’ CAC FREE & Sat, 9/6, 7-9pm, Dancing Grounds, $5 members $10 non-members
Closing Reception: Fri, 8/29, 6-8pm, Ashé CAC. FREE