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Impresario [from Italian, literally: one who undertakes; see “impresa”]: A sponsor who books and stages public entertainments, promoter, showman. They’re all apt descriptions of Philly’s own impresario, Dan Contarino. (The thesaurus also lists “exhibitioner, shower, organ-grinder and pornographer” as synonyms, but we’ll skip those for now ...)
Are you ready to get your catty, name-dropping, materialistic, bitchy, preening reality-show freak on?
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The vision statement of the Elements Organization reads, in part: “We envision building a group of empowered LGBTQ womyn of color who break the silence, become more consciously engaged in one another’s herstory and foster connections ... ” One of the ways members are achieving that goal is through the upcoming LGBTQ Womyn of Color Conference, Oct. 7-10 here in our city. To achieve that goal, we spoke to board member and organizer Carrie Kholi to learn a little of herstory.
THEATER Cold Philadelphia Urban Theater Festival presents a thriller about three childhood friends who are no longer able to trust one another after the ultimate betrayal, Sept.