79 year old Miami-native photographer Charles Hashim has been capturing images of the city through the decades as it has exploded from being a sleepy seaside resort into a full-loving thriving metropolis that has long welcomed free-spirited and diverse cultures and sexualities. The struggle at times was real ……remember Anita Bryant! …… but what … Continue reading
On the eve of the 19th Edition of the Annual MiFo : Miami’s Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, queerguru lists their Top Ten Pick of Movies from the entire 10 Day Festival. MiFo, which runs from April 21st – 30th is changing its name (again) and henceforth will be known as OUTShine. Full reviews … Continue reading
Miami’s leading movie Art House O Cinema has very catholic tastes, and not the religious kind, As well as screening the best eclectic indie movies that have made them a crucial destination in the city’s hip Wynwood district, they are also not adverse to getting down and dirty sometimes too. Next week, starting Friday … Continue reading
Pioneer Winter is an extraordinary young man. This Miami born and bred queer choreographer and artist is a powerhouse of energy and passion who seems to succeed at anything and everything he sets his mind on which usually is all about pushing the envelope as far as he can.
He founded his own Company the Pioneer Winter Collective in order to create dance pieces that that fully embrace his particular narrative that includes dancers and performers of all shapes and sizes, every gender and sexuality. His most recent work Gimp Gait, which stuns one into a very respectful silence, is a duo danced with Marjorie who is normally confined to a wheelchair.
The story of Reinaldo Arenas, the brilliant and irrepressible dissident Cuban that was captured in his own memoir ‘Before Night Falls‘ is now retold in a opera about to be produced by the Florida Grand Opera. Arenas was an outcast who was jailed for his outspoken writing and flamboyant sexuality, and then escaped on the … Continue reading