Sidebar With John Duran

January 24, 2020 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 5 min Download
Sidebar With John Duran

Sidebar With John Duran

January 24, 2020 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 5 min Download
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CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Today on Sidebar: FIRST SEGMENT - CHRIS VERDUGO, Executive Director of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus.  He will be in studio.  He is here for the Grammys. SFGMC just raised $9 million to buy a building for all the LGBT arts organizations in San Francisco. And they won the Sundance award for best documentary about their historic trip through the Deep South.Great news for LGBT art! SECOND SEGMENT – GEOFF KORS, Mayor of Palm Springs, California. He will be calling in. Palm Springs just changed their system to a rotating Mayor system and Geoff is their first Mayor under the new system. They have an all LGBT City council with 40% of the city estimated to be LGBT. We are going to talk about why people are moving and retiring there in record numbers. What does “aging in place” mean for the LGBT community in Palm Springs? THIRD SEGMENT – LAURIE LIPTON – A macabre artist. Her work has been described as surreal, goth, dark and disturbing.  A documentary film was just made about her life called “LOVE BITES.” Her art work is comparable to Salvador Dali, Lewis Carroll or even Edgar Allen Poe. All her amazing work is done in pencil and black and white. FOURTH SEGMENT - BEATRIZ VALENZUELA – From Equality California will be here to talk about the 2020 census and why it’s important for LGBT people.