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Thank God It’s Frida

Unibrow Squad, unite! Known for her vibrantly colored self-portraits and other often-intimate paintings, Frida Kahlo has been celebrated in the LGBTQ community as much for her art as her occasional lesbian affairs. Now, you have the rare opportunity to view a handful of her works that are on loan from a private collection. Frida Kahlo: Five Works debuts Sunday at […]

Trash. Pure, Glorious, Crazy AF Trash.

CHRISTEENE /krisˌtēn/  noun. A human pissoir of raw unabashed sexuality. • a gender-blending, booty-pounding, perversion of punk fully equipped with an arsenal of ferocious music intertwined with raw moments of strained intimacy and fiery stank. We stole those descriptions from the bio section of CHRISTEENE’s website. Because, well, she’s kind of hard to describe in any other way. Except maybe […]

Cave Men (& Women)

Make Shreveport the destination for your first road trip of spring. Gay artist Nick Cave (pictured here) is perhaps best known for his elaborate “sound suits” and for the past several months, he’s been working in the nearby Louisiana town with people impacted by AIDS, poverty, homelessness and abuse to come together as a community in spectacular artistic fashion. His […]

Artsy, Less Fartsy

Leave it to a self-proclaimed transvestite potter to make us laugh hysterically at the art world. Because all too often that’s one seriously serious community full of some seriously serious snobs. Grayson Perry has written several books on the topic, but his latest, Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in Its Struggle to Be Understood is easily one of […]

Visions Of Spring

Enough with the brrrr already. After a week of sleet, snow and treacherous road conditions, we can’t wait for spring. Even though the actual season is still a few weeks away, we can at least warm our soul a bit at Ilume Gallerie’s Spring Preview Weekend. Tonight and tomorrow night, sip wine and champagne while viewing the fine art, sculpture […]

Making A State-ment

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times: There’s just not enough geography in interior design. Except maybe those really cool bars disguised as globes. But that’s all about to change thanks to one gorgeous lesbian in Chicago who’s out to spice up living rooms, one state at a time. Cheered on by her partner, Andrea, and […]