Saturday, July 5, 2014

Salon Lounge at Dixon Place - July 19th 2014

Dixon Place presents...

"Salon Lounge at Dixon Place" 

a monthly showcase of performance/literature/film-video by women

an International Women Artists’ Salon series

Saturday, 19 July 2014 ~ Host: Heidi Russell


Historical Woman Artist Honorees:

Americans Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) and her partner Alice Toklas (1877-1967), both writers and art patrons, who hosted an international group of artists and intellectuals in their literary salons in Paris.

Film: Danielle Earle
Lover’s Game, trailer and clip from full-length feature
Lover's Game tells the story of Vincent and Annabella; a wealthy couple living in New York City. They want to have a child, but discover that children will never be a possibility. Soon, their ambitions of family has an effect on their marriage. One day, Annabella meets a painter named Gillian; a seductive, exotic lesbian painter, who changes her whole perspective on her future and her life with Vincent.,
Danielle is a 2 time award winning producer/director/writer of the critically acclaimed web series Brooklyn Is in Love. She is also a Writers Guild of America East member, and has made a name for herself after being featured in Curve Magazine, AfterEllen, Time Out, SheWired, Village Voice, Go Magazine, News 12 New Jersey "Spotlight New Jersey," and has recently screened at the Women's International Salon Film Festival this Summer. The upcoming LGBT feature film "Lover's Game," starring Crawford M. Collins, Miranda McCauley, and Blaine Pennington is set to be release this fall.

Music, Singer/Songwriter: Michelle Fury
Original Songs: Watch Your Step, The Further You Get, It's Everything
Michelle is a respected songwriter musician and of her generation. As a vocalist and writer she has produced a string of songs revealing the journey of her heart and the twists and turns of her creative spirit as it morphs from one phase of life through the next. As a songstress, she succeeds in paying homage to great musicians and notable songs. Her voice and creative sophistication make her the artist she is, enabling her to crossover a variety genres from rock and pop to jazz, Broadway and the standards., On FB: Michelle Fury Fan Page, Reverbnation: Michelle Fury
Upcoming show: July 27 Otto's Shrunken Head 11PM, 538 E 14th St, Manhattan, NY 10009

Theater, Cabaret: Cailtin Lee Reid

Singing a selection from her show Lezzie with a Z, which will be performed this coming Friday night (July 25th) at 10pm, here at Dixon Place as part of the Hot Festival.
Lezzie with a Z brings back the creative team behind the hit musical "Lesbian Love Octagon" to expose the sapphic undertones of the musical theatre cannon. Caitlin Lee Reid stars in this queered cabaret featuring musical theatre classics and peppered with Reid's dry wit and own real life tales of being gay-married and gay-divorced by 27, breaking the lesbian glass ceiling of musical theatre, and learning to strap-on and sing out!  
Caitlin was last seen starring in “Lesbian Love Octagon” by Kim Kressal and Will Larche. Caitlin performs regularly at LezCab, a musical theatre cabaret for queer women. A proud graduate of The University of Michigan. Favorite roles include: “The Rocky Horror Show” (Magenta), “Red Light Winter” (Christina), “Twelfth Night” (Viola). Accompanied by Music Director Will Larche

Will is a singer/songwriter whose one-man cabaret, “Bumps in The Bathroom,” has performed at The New York Theatre Barn, Earl Dax’s Pussy Faggot, and The Duplex. Will arranged and performs in “We Put The Spring In Springfield: The Music of The Simpsons” and wrote the score to “Bail Out The Musical”.

Literature, Spoken Word Poetry & Rap: Safiel Vonay
Selections from her oeuvre
Reformed Talent is a collaboration of artists that host art events in Queens and now expanding to Manhattan and Brooklyn. We work to revive, unite and expose all forms of art and bring people who love or are interested in art together. Safiel is a spoken word artist and rapper performing in the perspective of an angel. Ambition, passion and motivationally driven to wake up her audience through her aggressive performance style and wordplay. Safiel uses her emotional and spine chilling words to get a strong message across.
Upcoming event: July 26th in Queens New York.

Special cookie treats tonight donated by Alice Shaprio, Salonista in Atlanta

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Thank you to Dixon Place and staff, Maggie Cousins (logo), IWAS Volunteers

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