Out in the Tropics GLBT Performing Arts Festival
Opening Kick-Off: Queer Culture, Global Culture
Wednesday, July 7, 7:00 pm Free Panel Discussion & Reception
The Shore Club Hotel, 1901 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Free and open to the public
(parking at public lot at 21st & Collins, limited on-street meters and hotel valet)
For tickets www.ticketmaster.com
Join us for a lively evening of food, drink and the ideas and insights of an international group of cutting-edge artists! The night begins with Queer Culture, Global Culture, a panel discussion with Festival artists Carlos Diaz, founder of Teatro El PÃºblico, Sara Felder, and Taylor Mac. plus South Florida-based singer Beverly MClellan (www.myspace.com/BeverlyShane), in an in-depth discussion about the state of GLBT arts and culture,moderated by Festival Artistic Director Robert Rosenberg. At 8:00 pm the evening continues with a reception featuring food courtesy of First & First Southern Baking Company and a complementary Shore Club cocktail, plus cash bar, with live music from Beverly McClellan.
Co-sponsored with the Women’s and Gender Studies and Latin American Studies Programs, and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, at the University of Miami.