Judy Garland’s 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

It’s the worldwide celebration of the 100th Birthday of one of the Greatest Performers of our time, starring overnight internet sensation Debbie Wileman in an uncanny recreation of the sound of Judy Garland. Wileman has gained over 1 million online views for her spot-on recreation of Judy Garland and she is now, direct from London, onstage to dazzle Judy’s fans as well as her new … Continue reading Judy Garland’s 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

Five Bay Area Artists Win SFMOMA’s 2022 SECA Art Award

Artists Will Be Highlighted in SFMOMA’s SECA Exhibition This December WHO: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announces the recipients of the 2022 SECA Art Award, selected from a list of 16 finalists: Binta Ayofemi Maria Guzmán Capron Cathy Lu Marcel Pardo Ariza Gregory Rick Binta Ayofemi is a multidisciplinary artist whose primary medium is the cities of Oakland and San Francisco, expressing Black and … Continue reading Five Bay Area Artists Win SFMOMA’s 2022 SECA Art Award

LGBTQ+ Charity Music Festival LOVELOUD Returns May 14 With All-Star Lineup of Artists

INITIAL LINE UP INCLUDES GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING RECORDING ARTIST DAN REYNOLDS OF IMAGINE DRAGONS, WILLOW, ANITTA, NEON TREES, THE ACES, AND MAT & SAVANNA LOVELOUD Festival (http://loveloudfest.com) is thrilled to announce that after a two-year pause brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s returning with an all-star lineup of artists on May 14, 2022. The festival, which will be held at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, is … Continue reading LGBTQ+ Charity Music Festival LOVELOUD Returns May 14 With All-Star Lineup of Artists

The Dreamweaver Artist Community

The Art Of Monteque will be creating and hosting the first Dreamweaver Artist Virtual Community on the clubhouse. This is a safe place of support for artists and creative to share there work, ideas and to also network among like-minded individuals. Community meetings will be every Wednesday at 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. The creative community is welcome take a moment to enjoy connecting with … Continue reading The Dreamweaver Artist Community

Sundance Institute Releases Independent Theater Study Conducted By Jesse Cameron Alick Emerging From The Cave: Reimagining Our Future in Theater and Live Performance

Study provides insights about the future of the industry and the enormous challenges theater faces moving forward from over 70 theater professionals and live performance professionals Complete study available now at emergingfromthecave.com In early 2021, nearly a year into a global pandemic, Sundance Institute commissioned Jesse Cameron Alick, the newly-appointed Associate Artistic Director for the Vineyard Theater in New York and past creator advisor to … Continue reading Sundance Institute Releases Independent Theater Study Conducted By Jesse Cameron Alick Emerging From The Cave: Reimagining Our Future in Theater and Live Performance

The Dreamweaver Artist Ranch Fundraiser

The Art Of Monteque will be hosting an online fundraiser to benefit the Dreamweaver Artist Ranch.  Allowing us to better support and showcase artist, companies, and small businesses so they can thrive. Becoming a destination for the Mariposa , California region of the Sierra foothills, while creating and showing content that is relevant and insightful… Creating a cultural community benefit that supports local artists and … Continue reading The Dreamweaver Artist Ranch Fundraiser

Film Review of “In France Michelle Is A Man’s Name”

By Vernon Nickerson How many fathers have introduced/given their transgendered children things as adults as if they were children who were never allowed to say no thanks and or reject the offer? Writer-Director Em Weinsten highlights in a taut short film the primary issue of this dynamic where something is demanded from another without asking permission or without determining if a “gift” was what was … Continue reading Film Review of “In France Michelle Is A Man’s Name”

“AVIVA” Extremely Stunning Storytelling

By Liisa Cohen AVIVA, written and directed by the incredibly gifted Boaz Yakin, is an intensely sensual, borderline erotic, love story told through the lens of gender fluid dance, romance and unapologetic physical interactions. It is very gender fluid. The character Aviva is a young Parisian who develops an online romance with a New Yorker named Eden. After a long-distance courtship they meet in person, … Continue reading “AVIVA” Extremely Stunning Storytelling

“Don’t Read This On A Plane”: The Discovery Of One’s Hidden Truth

By Monteque Pope-Le Beau “Don’t Read This On A Plane” is a delightfully funny and poignant film about finding what it is you truly want out of life. Who would not enjoy traveling across the European country side meeting wonderfully interesting people while having the privilege of visiting some of the most beautiful and prestigious book bookstores Europe has ever known. Yet sometimes a trip … Continue reading “Don’t Read This On A Plane”: The Discovery Of One’s Hidden Truth

A Year In The Life Of Jack And Yaya

By Joanna Panayi Jack & Yaya captures a year in the life of childhood best friends who grew up defying gender norms to transitioning in their twenties. Jack and Yaya grew up together as next-door neighbors in a rural area, supporting each other when they realized they were both transgender. This film highlights their friendship through present-day and juxtaposed archival videos with Jack, Yaya, and their … Continue reading A Year In The Life Of Jack And Yaya

CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT TERRENCE MCNALLY IN JULY

      WITH TONY® AWARD WINNERS RITA MORENO AND BILLY PORTER ON JULY 1; AND TOM KIRDAHY, TYNE DALY AND CHITA RIVERA ON JULY 8   ACCLAIMED AMERICAN MASTERS DOCUMENTARY TERRENCE MCNALLY: EVERY ACT OF LIFE STREAMING ON PBS.ORG AND THE PBS VIDEO APP NOW THROUGH AUGUST 31  Floating World Pictures celebrates the life and legacy of the late Tony® Award-winning playwright and LGBTQ … Continue reading CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT TERRENCE MCNALLY IN JULY