Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Dee Perry speaks with Olympic gold-medal diver - Greg Louganis - about his career as a gay athlete, prior to his appearance for the opening ceremonies for the 2014 Gay Games. Plus Bill Rudman and members of The Musical Theater project preview I Am What I Am: Gays, Lesbians and the American Musical happening this weekend at Cleveland Public Theater. And we share a conversation with the frontman for Wesley Bright and The Hi-Lites as they get ready for their big gig at The Beachland Ballroom this weekend.
Greg Louganis headlines “The Power of Embracing Difference,” a Cleveland Foundation-City Club special event to kick off the first weekend of the 2014 Gay Games at The City Club 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Then later in the day, Louganis will be part of the full-scale production at the Opening Ceremony at Quicken Loans Arena.
The Musical Theater Project presents I Am What I Am: Gays, Lesbians and the American Musical Sunday, August 10th at 2:00pm & 7:00pm at Cleveland Public Theatre.
Arts and Culture, History, Music, Theatre
Greg Louganis, Olympic Gold Medal diver
Bill Rudman, Musical Theater Project
Scott Plate, Musical Theater Project
Nancy Maier, Musical Theater Project
Katherine DeBoer, Musical Theater Project
Wesley, Wesley Bright & The Hi-Lites
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