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Title Houston Voice, No. 826, August 23, 1996
Contributor
  • Bell, Deborah Moncrief
Publisher Window Media
Date August 23, 1996
Language English
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  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay liberation movement
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  • Houston, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
Type
  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 31485329
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  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Montrose Voice
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Transcript 28 HOUSTON VOICE / AUGUST 23, 1996 COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD SEXpectations Workshop AIDS Foundation Houston (AFH) will present a special edition of its new workshop exploring sex. love and relationships. The workshop complements the safer sex workshops familiar to many in the gay community. It picks up where the other leaves off; delving into the dynamics of dating and relationships from the very early stages to long- term commitment. Scheduled for Thursday, August 29, it is entitled "Love, Lust and Intimacy." a journey exploring the challenges of those searching for or struggling with building healthy, loving relationships. The workshop uses exercises, games and door prizes to entertain and encourage lively discussion that focuses on individual questions and needs. The two hour program will begin promptly at 7pm at the AFH office, 3202 Weslayan (near Alabama). This and other workshops in the Great "SEXpectations" series are also available for private groups. Referred to as "house parties," they can be scheduled at any time or place free of charge. To sign up for a workshop or for more information, call the AFH informaiion hotline to register at 1-888-524-2437. Black Expo An opportunity to showcase local African American entrepreneurs, local community service organizations and local talent will characterize Black Expo on the Park '96 Saturday, August 24, from Ham until 7pm in Tid- well Park (Tidwell at Homestead). This will be brought to you by Black Butterflies Production Company. Small business owners will be able to showcase their products and services; Shoes for His Children Ministries will discuss placing free shoes on children's feet; the City of Houston will present information for Women at Risk and how to access services; blood pressure, sugars, and general information will also be available. Tickets are $5 presale and $7 at the door, all children under 12 will pay $3.50 at the door. For more information call 635- 5843 or 741-8982. Upcoming Auditions The Group (Theatre Workshop) will hold auditions for their upcoming double—feature of Dos Lesbos and Two Boys In A Bed On a Cold Winter's Night , produced and directed by Joe Watts. One woman around 30 years old is needed for Dos Lesbos and two males around 35 with good physiques are needed for Two Boys... Read from the script auditions will be at The Lovett Inn, 501 Lovett Blvd., Aug. 24 and 25 from 2 to 4pm. Call 522-2204 for more info. Fat Man Productions will hold read from the script auditions for The Authentic Life of Billy The Kid Aug. 25 at 3pm and Aug. 26 at 7pm at the Jewish Community Center, 5601 S. Braeswood. Needed are 3 white male actors ranging in age from late 20s to late 50's. Resume and photos please. Performances Oct. 10 to Nov. 3. How To Workshop The third of six "what you need to know, or how to" workshops is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 29 at Oncol Medical Associates, 4140 Southwest Frwy, 4th Floor from 6 to 8pm. Titled "How to protect your employment if you are HIV positive" the program will be presented by Mitchell Katine, Attorney at Law and Roseann Houseman, social worker. Free of charge. Please phone 961-7100 as seating is limited. Life On Wheels Visitors to the Museum of Health & Medical Science. Sat. Aug. 24. 10am to 4pm wilt discover "life on wheels." In recognition of National Rehabilitation Week, the museum will celebrate people with disabilities, and some of the technologies and services thai help them maximize their independence and achieve their goals in life. Volunteers with mobility impairments will be on hand all day to share their success stories, dreams and goals and to answer questions from visitors aboul life on wheels. The Museum is open Tues. to Sat., 9am to 5pm. Sun. noon to 5pm and open till 7pm, Thurs. Some areas have admission charge. Blaffer Gallery The preview reception of Sol LeWitt Prints 1970—1995 will be held Friday evening from 7 to 9pm in the Blaffer Gal lery at the University of Houston. The show will be hung August 24 through Oct. 27 and features 200 works documenting LeWitts 25-year exploration of the print media. Sol LeWitt is one of the founders of Conceptual Art and an important innovator in the art of printmaking. Beginning in the mid-1960s, he altered prevailing notions of what constitutes a work of art. No admission is charged at the gallery located on the main campus of the University of Houston, entrance #16 off Cullen Blvd. The hours are Tues. to Fri., 10am to 5pm and Sat. and Sun., 1 to 5pm. Excel of The Armadillo Biz Fest A "Strut Your Stuff" business festival is being held to raise funds for Excel team members to travel to South Africa and participate with the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC) located there. The members of the churches of South Africa have just began to realize religious freedom just as their country has freed become free of Apartheid. Money will be raised from booth rentals and refreshment sales. The Biz Fest will be held in the MCCR Fellowship Hall on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 10am to 4pm. Booth rental is $35 and may be arranged by contacting Tracye Ruffin at 713/499-6594 or MCCR at 713/861-9149. The deadline for booth rental is Saturday, August 31, 1996. On YourNextVisitto Houston... What you get at the motel on the highway & what you get at the Montrose Inn Motel: Heterosexuals with kids fighting next door. Montrose Inn: Gay men next door. Only gay men. Nothing but gay men. Motel: Several miles to the gay bars. Montrose Inn: 5 liny blocks to the gay bars. Motel: Drive to the gay bars & pay $5 to park, ifyou can find parking. Or take a $15 cab. Montrose Inn: Walk to the gay bars. Or take a $3 cab. Motel: Drive back from the gay bars and risk the cops making you walk the straight line. Or take a $15 cab. Montrose Inn: Walk back from the gay bars. Or take a $3 cab. Motel: Pay $35 to $95 a night for a room. Montrose Inn: Pay $41 to $79 a night for a room. Motel: Eat in their restaurant. Food for the masses. Pay plenty. $1 soft drink machine. Montrose Inn: Complimentary late night sandwiches & full breakfast the next day. Free soft drinks, juices, coffee 24 hours. Motel: Cruise the parking lot and get threatened. Montrose Inn: Cruise the hallways. Please! Motel: The receptionist sneers at you. Montrose Inn: The receptionist winks at you. Motel: Washing machine? Ironing board? Hair dryer? Refrigerator? Stove? Microwave? VCR & gay movies? Are you kidding? Montrose Inn: All of the above. Free to use. Motel: Full size bed, everything_else is plastic. Montrose Inn: Queen size bed, hardwood floors, hardly any plastic. Motel: Maid knocking 8 a.m., you moan but she's coming in anyway. Checkout 11 a.m. Montrose Inn: Handsome man next door knocking II a.m. to join him for breakfast. Checkout 1 p.m. Reservations requested. 1-800-357-1228. The house at 408 Avondale. The Montrose Inn is NOT a motel. We're NOT a hotel. We're a Bed & Breakfast. (And we're Basic & Butch. We're the B&B that's B&B.) We're completely different! Perfcrmins /*•»*•.■ I* Notes Dollar Concerts The Houston Chronicle Dollar Concerts, a tradition since 1965, will feature two, full concerts by the Houston Symphony, August 27 and 28 both beginning at 7:30pm in newly refurbished Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana, downtown. Surprise! Tickets cost $1. The concert the 27th is a Salute to Educators (Educators: phone 238-1447 to reserve tree seats) and will be preceded by the presentation of the Houston Symphony School Bell Award for Distinguished Teaching. For all others, for both concerts, tickets are available at the Ticket Center. 615 Louisiana between 9am and 5pm or by phoning 227- ARTS (phone charges will be added), or the day of performance, after 7pm. Stephen Stein, conductor-in-resi- dence of the Houston Symphony, will conduct both nights. Vic Damone and The Pops The Houston Symphony-Exxon Pops season opens August 30 with balladeer Vic Damone making his debut with the Houston Symphony, performing many of his best-loved hits, like "On the Street Where you Live," "An Affair to Remember," and "You're Breaking My Heart," under the direction of conductors Stephen Stein and Norman Geller. The set of three performances opens Friday. Aug. 30 al 8pm and continues Saturday. Aug. 31 at 8pm and Sunday. Sept l ai 7:30pm. All performances take place in Jones Hall lor the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana. Tickets range in prise from %\ 7 to $56, and are Chorus Auditions The Houston Symphony Chorus will hold auditions for new members on Friday and Saturday Aug. 23 and 24 and Saturday, Sept. 7 at the University of Houston. The all-volunteer chorus, which celebrates its 50th performance season in 1996-97, has openings in all vocal categories. Audition requirements include vocalization, sight-singing, and a two- minute prepared solo in any language. To request audition information call Marilyn Dyess, chorus manager, ai 238-1443. There are 180 members of the chorus. Moms at Stages Mom's The Word , a comedy about the serious business of motherhood. conceived and created by The Mom's Collective is now playing Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 21 (except the 13th) at Stages Repertory Theatre, 3201 Allen Parkway. Directed by Ron Jones, this is the United States Premier of the Canadian created comedy in which six mothers describe the laughter, the tears, the challenge and the rewards of being a niiini Curtain is at 8pm and tickets are $15 for the Friday and Saturday shows. Additionally, Sundays. Sept. 8 and 15 curtain goes up at 3pm and ticket prices are $12. This is a benefit for "Children of the World," a 501(c)(3) impacting the lives ol chiIdren worldwide. Telephone 489-3 191 for reservations and addi t i o n a I details.
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