All We Ever Needed Was Love

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  Fifty years ago, give or take a day or two, performers representing 19 countries from around the world appeared on Our World, the first ever international television production broadcast by satellite. An estimated 400 million viewers watched the two-and-a-half hour program, which featured talent including Pablo Picasso and Maria Callas and was closed out … Continue reading



Are Gay Seniors in their Prime?

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Brit filmmaker and photographer Rob Crosse  has a thing about men, but then so do a vast majority of queerguru’s readers. Crosse however documents the private behavior that takes place in social groups made up predominantly of men, and for his latest project he has been studying a group of American gay seniors called ‘Prime Timers’. … Continue reading



The Lure of Provincetown : a new Exhibit

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South Florida has always been a home from home for many LGBT residents of Provincetown who like to swap the sometimes brutal winters for the sunshine state. Now The Stonewall National Museum & Archives in Wilton Manors has a new exhibition called The Lure of Provincetown
 that takes a look at the history of why people still flock back every summer without fail.

Featuring photographs by the late Al Kaplan, who arrived in P Town in 1961 aged 18 and for the next five years recorded the community that he was at the center of. Midge Battelle’s photographs are from the 1990’s when she recorded the annual Dyke Drag Brunch that takes place during P Town’s Womensweek. They are joined by art from Len Paoletti who before he retired to Fort Lauderdale ran a couple of P Town guest houses whilst practicing his art.  Paoletti is best known for his canvasses on scenes at the Boatslip Tea-Dances which have a distinct 1980’s feel to them.

queerguru P.T.V’s roving reporter who winters in Miami Beach caught up with Chris Rudisill, Stonewall Museum’s Executive director to get the low-down on why he thinks there is such a bond between the two towns.

 

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Masterworks : Unpacking Fashion @ Met

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The new exhibition that opened at NY’s Met Museum last month allows a peek into inside the museum’s extensive fashion archives that they have amassed over its seven decade history.  Located in the Anna Wintour Costume Center, the exhibit curated by Andrew Bolton features 60 iconic pieces which include new acquisitions that have never been shown … Continue reading



Bruce Sargeant (1898-1938): Parlor, Gymnasium & Field

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American painter, sculptor and set designer Mark Beard objects to the fact that most artists are expected to stick to whatever singular style brings them success, and for which they become known for.  He has got around this by developing a number of distinct artistic personalities, each with a detailed biography and portrait photograph, to … Continue reading



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