LOS ANGELES, CA – September 13, 2021 – Echo Park’s stalwart indie bookstore, Stories Books & Cafe, is pleased to present a special evening with esteemed Los Angeles playwright Michael Kearns on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, from 7:00 to 9:00pm. To commemorate the publication of his eighth
Kearns asks, “Ready for your HIV/AIDS vaccine?” in his fourth episode of Michael Mentors, a blogcast in which the artist-activist speaks to current issues that move him or infuriate him or confuse him. In this edition, the commentator compares the generational LGBTQ response to AIDS
Perhaps one of the most cherished men of the Los Angeles theatre is Steven Leigh Morris, a playwright, novelist, and theatre critic whose crisp intellect and unwavering energy has given him a powerful voice on the cultural landscape. And I was lucky enough to
Join us on Saturday, June 26th at 7pm for QueerGender a livestream spoken word by my writing group QueerWise. Here’s a little taste of the show.
When Mart Crowley’s landmark play, The Boys In The Band played Off Broadway in 1969, half of the cast members were considered “mentally ill or sick” because of their offstage lives, complicated by their onstage lives in which they played characters who were labeled with
When the brilliant actor Brad Davis died of AIDS in 1991, Hollywood went ballistic. Although it wasn’t a suicide, he left a note that detailed his extreme unhappiness, especially in relationship to the nature of his death, certain that the town where he’d made his