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Fresh Fruit

Aug 20, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Talk/Arts and Culture

With Dixie Triechel

Hosts: Dixie Treichel & Cole Gaske aka BE



Ellen Hart (she/her)
Award winning lesbian mystery author, will be speaking about her new book “In A Midnight Wood” published by St. Martin's/Minotaur. To be published Sept. 8, 2020.

Ellen Hart is the author of over thirty crime novels in two different series. Among her many awards she is a six-time winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Mystery, and a three-time winner of the Minnesota Book Award for Best Popular Fiction. In 2010, Ellen received the GCLS Trailblazer Award for lifetime achievement in the field of lesbian literature. In 2016, she was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America. She is the first LGBTQ person to win this award. Ellen and her partner of over 40 years, Kathleen Kruger, live in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.



Shannon TL Kearns (he/him)
Transgender playwright and Artistic Director of Uprising Theatre Company, will speak about Uprising’s “New short plays written by trans/nonbinary teens” and the upcoming online play readings.

Shannon TL Kearns is a transgender man who’s playwriting is obsessed with big questions told through small stories. He is committed to work by and for marginalized communities, using writing to create a new future for all of us. He is the founder and Artistic Director of Uprising Theatre Company in Minneapolis, MN. He is a Lambda Literary Fellow and a Finnovation Fellow for 2019. He was awarded a spot in the HBMG Foundations’ Winter Playwright Retreat in 2018 and 2019. He was a finalist for the Equity Library Theatre of Chicago’s Reading Series, the 2019 TransLab, and the American Stages 2019 New Play Festival. He was a semi-finalist for SPACE on Ryder farm in 2020. He also teaches storytelling and playwriting for youth and adults. Shannon’s plays include in a stand of dying trees, Line of Sight, Twisted Deaths, The Resistance of My Skin, and Who Has Eyes To See



BE (they/them)

musician, performer
Spinning their 2020 music mix throughout the show.
instagram - @be.cg

Fresh Fruit
7:00 PM
Judy Garland, B52s, Angela Motter, Tori Fixx, Josie Cotton, Ochi, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Scott Free, Gaye Adegbalola, Candye Kane, Lou Reed, DDC, Sandy Rapp, Romanovsky & Phillips, RuPaul - Fresh Fruit Third Thursday Theme
Judy Garland, B52s, Angela Motter, Tori Fixx, Josie Cotton, Ochi, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Scott Free, Gaye Adegbalola, Candye Kane, Lou Reed, DDC, Sandy Rapp, Romanovsky & Phillips, RuPaul Fresh Fruit Third Thursday Theme
collage by Dixie Treichel self release
7:16 PM
Nyasia - Happy
Nyasia Happy
Happy - Single 1365808 Records DK2 2020
7:19 PM
Arca - KLK (feat. ROSALÍA)
Arca KLK (feat. ROSALÍA)
KLK - Single XL Recordings 2020
7:23 PM
No Frills Twins - Big Heart
No Frills Twins Big Heart
Big Heart - Single Universal Music Australia Pty. Ltd. 2020
7:45 PM
Chloe x Halle - Lonely
Chloe x Halle Lonely
Ungodly Hour Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia 2020
7:49 PM
Lady Gaga - Babylon
Lady Gaga Babylon
Chromatica Interscope 2020
7:57 PM
Shygirl - Msry
Shygirl Msry
Msrynvr - Single Shygirl Ltd. 2017