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Houston Voice, No. 817, June 21, 1996 - File 003. 1996-06-21. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 3, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/montrose/item/6917/show/6882.

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Title Houston Voice, No. 817, June 21, 1996
Contributor
  • Bell, Deborah Moncrief
Publisher Window Media
Date June 21, 1996
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay liberation movement
Place
  • Houston, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
Type
  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 31485329
Collection
  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Montrose Voice
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Note This item was digitized from materials loaned by the Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM).
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Title File 003
Transcript 2 HOUSTON VOICE / JUNE 21. 1996 ETCHED IN MEMORY. PRESERVED IN GRANITE. THE AIDS MEMORIAL BOOK. It's made of solid granite and bordered "panels" in which you can inscribe the name and date of your departed family member or friend. Proceeds are donated to AIDS charities through an advisory board composed of local leaders in AIDS-related services. To make an appointment to see the terrace, call a Forest Park Lawndale representative at 921 -6623. The Foundation for Interfaith Research sc Ministry and Forest Park Lawndale THEATER LaB HOUSTON presents the controversial play the Cincinnati vice squad wanted to close down POOR SUPER MAN ^IttaW- MEN ART WOMEN LOUE LIFE by Brad Fraser An erotic story of a gay artist and a married man. EXCLUSIVE SOUTHWEST PREMIERE Opens on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26th at 8:00 PM FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS thru AUGUST 3rd at 8:00 PM SUNDAYS, JULY 21st & 28th & AUGUST 4th at 6:00 PM ALL TICKETS $18 T 1706 ALAMO OFF 2100 HOUSTON AVE. This play contains sexual situations/nudity Poor SuperMan continued... (Continued from page I) relationships without including sex. It seems unrealistic and irresponsible. "I am aware lhat many people are uncomfortable with sexual behavior, particularly homosexual behavior. Especially in America where straight while men prefer to keep all gay contact in the dark where they can indulge without their wives finding out." And Fraser feels that the scene depicting a sexual encounter is integral to the flow of his play. "It's (the play's) about love and trust and by that point in the play the audience knows the characters intimately and the context, " he says. "No one has walked out yet -- not even in Cincinnati, and that's real middle America." Whatever happened in Cincinnati, the powers that be at Theater LaB are standing firmly behind Fraser and Poor Super Man. And with good reason. In September 1993, Theater LaB staged a splendid production of Fraser's Unidentified Human Remains as part of its inaugural season, winning hosannas from the critics and playing to sold-out houses. "Watching a work by a playwright in full command of his materials is the most hilarating experience, ■ declared Jeremy Kingston of The Times at the premiere of Poor Super Man in London. Brad Fraser, playwright "Poor Super Chances are that Theater LaB has another hit on its hands. Brad Fraser's Poor Super Man - A Play With Captions will be performed at THEATER LaB June 26 - August 4, 1996. Tickets are $15 and $18, with discount tickets available for groups of ten or more. To purchase tickets, call 868 7516. Theater LaB Houston is located at 1706 Alamo, just off the 2100 block of Houston Avenue. Poor SuperMan has been generously underwritten by The Houston Voice. unGd=,uesX HOUSTON VOICE TICKET INFORMATION 868-7516 Pride poster to benefit Visual AID San Francisco, May 27—Bay Area artist. Frank Pietronigro, unveils a commemorative full color digital media print titled Equality and Justice For Ml . during Pride Month 1996, which honors lesbian and gay diversity. A portion of Ihe proceeds will benefit Visual Aid. a non-profil organization—dedicated to financially assisting artists wuh AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses. The White House has acknowledged gratitude l'" being presented with this historical document. First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton wrote to ihe artist. "Thank you for the pic- lure, Equality and Justice For All.' Your encouragemeni and support are especially meaningful to me." Equality and Justice For Alt, presents twelve lesbian and gay couples of diverse cultural back- grounds and ages. Each embracing couple is captioned with winds of affirmation including: Hones) and Graceful. Caring and Responsible. Visionary and Tender. Strong and Forgiving, Lovable and Free. Creative and Spiritual. Intuitive and Humorous, Open and Thoughtful, Jum and Honorable. Founded in 1989, Visual Aid is a San Francisco-based non-profit organization dedicated to financially assisting artists with life-threatening illnesses so that thev may continue making art. Visual Aid's programs relieve artists from the isolation of illness, promote dialogue on AIDS and disability within the creative field, and guarantee the inclusion of ariisis with AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses in the foreground of our culture. Frank Pietronigro currently serves as Boardmember of the Castro Streel Fair Corporation. Frank has been actively exhibiting in San Francisco since 1978 and his work is represented in galleries throughout the United States. He has Equality and Justice for All served the community as an arts administrator through the production of San Francisco's Art In The Park in 1982 and 1983. He was appointed by the San Francisco Arts Commission to Director of the San Francisco Arts Festival in 1985. Equality and Justice For All is also being highlighted in the Castro District's world wide web site located at http:// wwwwebcastro.com. The print will he located in WebCastro's Gallery which showcases other fine art created by Frank Pietronigro. Printed in a limited edition, this 18" x 24" full color print is being offer for collection in both signed and unsigned editions. Prints are available at $35.00 for a signed copy and $20.00 for an unsigned copy and can be ohtained by sending a check payable to: Masterworks to P0 Box 193163, San Francisco, CA 94H9-3I63 or hy calling 415-695-0933. Shipping charges of $5.95 should be included with each order. 20 percent of all proceeds generated from sales will benefit Visual Aid.
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