Culture Archive

The Art of Blogging – Celebrate the ‘Burghosphere’ at Most Wanted Fine Art

At the beginning of the month, local bloggers nominated their peers for various honors in outstanding blogging achievements. Please join those bloggers and the community to celebrate this amazing community known as the blogosphere or the ‘Burghosphere’ at two upcoming events. Friday, November 20 is a 21+ celebration from 7-10 PM featuring complimentary adult beverages,
Category: Activism

The Art of Blogging

This is my exhibit at The Art of Blogging
Category: The Arts

The Art of Blogging: A Group Exhibit at Most Wanted Fine Art

I’m pleased and a bit nervous to be part of my first group art show. It opens Friday during the November Unblurred Art Crawl along the Penn Avenue Arts Corridor in Garfield. The host gallery is Most Wanted Fine Art. Nine artists are participating. A group exhibit exploring blogging as an art form and the
Category: The Arts

Good Grief! Joe Wos Won a Blog Award

  If I was asked to define what makes a blog great, I would respond that it is both content and layout/design. Nothing is more important than solid content. You want to engage your readers and keep them returning. Content is key. But layout and design matter as well. You don’t have to use a
Category: Activism

Because of the Amplify

The team at Most Wanted Fine Art filmed a dramatic recreation of an encounter that took place in East Liberty. Jason was in the art van when a man passed him by riding a bicycle. He just randomly said he liked #AMPLIFY and made the connection with the Most Wanted Fine Art gallery. That really
Category: AMPLIFY

#ReelQ30 Preview ‘Margarita With a Straw’

Margarita With a Straw Saturday October 10, 6:30 PM at the Harris Theater This lovely movie deftly explores intersectionality. I can’t recall many films that specifically introduce sexual storylines for persons with disabilities. Especially queer people with disabilities. Especially queer people of color with disabilities. Kalki Koechlin portrays Laila, a talented composer who refuses to
Category: Bisexual

#REELQ30 Preview: All About Evil from Writer/Director Peaches Christ

This movie screens in advance of the ReelQ Film Festival. It looks terrific. Reel Q is proud to present our 30th Anniversary fundraiser, featuring legendary SF filmmaker and host: Peaches Christ! Join us October 8, 2015 for an unforgettable evening of special performances by Peaches Christ, Vinsantos, Janet Granite and Bambi Deerest followed by a
Category: Culture

Movie Review: Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List is a Terrible Will & Grace Retread

Note – this is not part of the ReelQ Film Festival, but I promised I would review it so here you go. This was one of the worst LGBTQ flicks I’ve seen in recent years. Maybe I’m just too middle-aged, but this ho hum coming of age tale plays out like a fanfic backstory to
Category: Reviews, Interviews, Giveaways

Introducing Darlene Love #Giveaway

Enter to win Introducing Darlene Love! the first new album in decades from the legendary vocalist DARLENE LOVE Featuring the Elvis Costello-penned single “Forbidden Nights” and other tracks written by Bruce Springsteen, Linda Perry, Joan Jett, Stevie Van Zandt & more! Available NOW:   ENTER TO WIN You must be
Category: Culture

#ReelQ30 Preview: S&M Sally

S&M Sally Saturday October 10, 4 PM at The Harris Theater S&M Sally is the third of a series of sorts following lesbians Jamie & Jill as singletons and, in this third installment, as a couple of one solid year. It is a comedy that delves into the BDSM world with all the of the
Category: Culture