In the 32nd episode of the Fountain Street Church podcast, Listening At The Fire, host Virginia Anzengruber shares the panel discussion she moderated during the 2019 Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival about the FX series, Pose, which highlights the ballroom scene in New York City, which gave birth to the art of drag performance as we know it today.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS LIVE PANEL AUDIO.
Panelists include: Sarah Nawrocki, Director of Wealthy Theatre; Carlos Garay-Negron, board member of the Grand Rapids Trans Foundation, and West Michigan drag performers Dia Elektra and Dice Santana. New episodes of Listening at the Fire will release every other Monday at https://www.fountainstreet.org/podcast.
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This episode is sponsored by The Wealthy Theatre. A proud service of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center, Wealthy Theatre is a beautifully restored historic landmark, upgraded with state of the art technology. Originally opened in 1911, Wealthy Theatre is now a community venue and free speech platform that is home to a diverse range of stage productions, concerts, movie screenings and more. With two traditional auditoriums as well as dance studios and meeting rooms, the Community Media Center’s Wealthy Theatre is equipped to host a wide variety of events. For more information on rental opportunities or upcoming events, please visit https://grcmc.org/theatre.
- Producer/Host: Virginia Anzengruber
- Editor/Sound Recordist: Virginia Anzengruber
- Special thanks to: Sarah Nawrocki, Dia Elektra, Dice Santana, Carlos Garay-Negron, Grand Rapids Trans Foundation, MI Drag Brunch, DisArt, and the Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival
- Theme song: "Alone Again" by Kingsbury. Her new song "In My Brain" is available on Spotify, and her single "Blurry Now" is featured in the newest season of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina on Netflix, and the new music video for "All Gone" is now on YouTube.