Originally broadcast 7/1/2011:
“This week’s show is a conversation with Parks about Stonewall, the cooptation of it’s rememberance in the form of Pride marches, the split of the liberation movement into the pride movement and continued radical struggles.”
Original audio can be found HERE. Streaming on http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw from 6/25-7/2/12.
Stonewall events for this year in Asheville include:
Thursday, June 28 @ 5pm, Firstorm (48 Commerce St, Asheville): A showing of the 1996 movie, Stonewall
Saturday, June 30th:
11:00 – 1:00 Self-Defense & Know Your Rights @ Aston Park
1:30 – 2:30 Trans 101 w/ the Tranzmission Prison Project@ Wall Street Coffee (62 Wall St.)
3:00 Meet under the N. Lexington Ave. Bridge (Murals near Rosetta’s)
4:30 RALLY! Pritchard Park with Ice Cream from Ultimate Ice Cream Co.!
5:00 – 6:00 “Why Is Stonewall Relevant?”/Incarcerated Realities Workshop w/ the Tranzmission Prison Project @ Smokey’s (18 Broadway St.)
8:00 – 9:00 BDSM Safety & Ethics Facilitated Discussion @ The Underground (237 Haywood St.)
9:30-after 2AM: This year’s Asheville Stonewall Dance Party is at the Underground (Back of O’Henry’s 237 Haywood St)!
$5-15 sliding scale donation (but no one turned away for lack of funds!) Folks able to donate and show up early will receive a lil special something for your donation!
PROCEEDS go to: Tranzmission Prison Project, the Mount Hope Infinity Defense Fund, Asheville Transformers, and a little for next year’s Stonewall organizing fund!
THEME: QUEERPOCALYPSE. It’s 2012. Let the epic battle against heteronormativity and gender conformity begin! Dress in your queerest apocalyptic best!
DOORS @ 9:30. Show starts @ 10pm.
MC’S: Malachi & AmyRose!
DRAG PERFORMANCES by: Dimitri Savage, Yeraldine Kennedy, and one TBA
RAFFLE with fabulous prizes from tons of local businesses!
DJ’s Little Fury, Souljabryd, & Queen Plz will provide a sweaty mix of hot jamz, radio jamz, classic gay anthems, some 80’s & 90’s hits, and any requests you may have!