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Capitol Hill Pride Concert

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Capitol Hill Pride Concert

Capitol Hill Pride is excited to announce!

Capitol Hill Pride Concert
Saturday June 1, 2019
Noon-10:pm
Seattle Central College
Free

June 1st is the start of Pride month celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall!

http://www.capitolhillpridefestival.info/

The Unicorn Rises!

Live music artists, non-profits, speakers and performers.

June 1st is the start of Pride month celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall – when in 1969 the LGBT community stood up against harassing police raids and in what has now became a historic pivotal moment in the fight for LGBT rights.

Capitol Hill Pride Concert is the first major event of the start of June Pride Month.  The event is featured as a grass-roots concert with local talent and performers.

Speakers and Artists:

Noon Welcome by Directors of Capitol Hill Pride Charlette LeFevre and Philip Lipson
Remembering Stonewall on the 50th Anniversary

MC Asukaa Jaxx

12:15-1:00 Speakers: Jay Westwind Wolf Hollingsworth – Six year Commissioner of Seattle Community Police Commission on police accountability

2-3pm MC Lola
Oz – The Untold Story – a new musical which draws from L. Frank Baum’s original novels

5-6pm Tom Orr – Dirty Little Showtunes – a musical parody review

6-7pm MC Michael Cagle
BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS Cast

7-8pm Lies in Dust Band – Present their dark and sultry interpretations of their favorite 80’s and 90’s songs

8-9pm Michael Cagle – Singer, Vegas stage performer and National Recording Artist

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Noon Welcome Directors Charlette LeFevre and Philip Lipson

MC Asukaa Jaxx – Intersex Representative, community Activist

12:15-1:00 Music Band Speakers:

Jay Westwind Wolf Hollingsworth

Jay Westwind Wolf Hollingsworth has served on Seattle’s Community Police Commission for six years. Hollingsworth helped develop the Commission, the Office of Inspector General for Public Safety but also helped legislation to strengthen the Office of Police Accountability (OPA). A Civil Engineering Designer Drafter in Seattle, Hollingsworth is a member of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut.

2-3pm MC Lola
Oz – The Untold Story

On June 1st, “Wizard of Oz” fans and Pride Festival attendees will get a sneak peak at an ambitious new take on the classic tale. “Oz: The Untold Story” is a new musical which draws from L. Frank Baum’s original novels to reveal new depths to the characters that people all over the world have adored for over a century.

The creators have combined story lines pulled straight from Baum’s original texts with all-new material for characters like the Wizard and the Cowardly Lion to bring a rich history and depth to familiar faces.

While the full show includes encounters with the Kalidahs, the inhabitants of China Country, and the deadly Spider, the Seattle Pride sneak peek will focus on the most iconic characters: Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion, with guest appearances by the Wicked Witch of the West and the Good Witch of the North.

Madeline Rush as Dorothy, Brian Ditmore as the cowardly Lion, William Vesch as Nick Chopper Tin Woodman, David Nguyen Le asScarecrow.Kris Keppler as Locosta, Carol Monaham as Malica West Witch. Carol is Aunt Em. Dave Howell as the Prime Minister, Mark Toxel as Uncle Henry and the Guard of the Gates. Ann Trigg as Nimmee. Cloud as Toto. Music Director Phillip Peterson and Dave Howell. Directing Dave Howell Music and lyrics Dave Howell. Arrangements plus additional music and lyrics by Phillip and Mike Levie. Clouds Handler owner Liam J kaplan. Costumes by Judith Marie Smith, Adrena Smith, Margaret Orgean-kean.

www.broadwayoz.com

5-6pm Tom Orr – Dirty Little Showtunes

After an absence of 22 years, Tom Orr — the creative mind behind the award-winning musical parody revue Dirty Little Showtunes!, a long-running smash hit at Re-bar in 1997-98 — is back in Seattle with a new solo cabaret and a multitude of new perverted twists on classic showtunes. Winner of 3 Bay Area Theatre Critic Circle awards (Best Musical, Best Lyrics & Best Actor), Orr brings his diabolical wordplay and a uniquely skewed worldview to the forefront with his latest work, a look back at his colorful past and a sneak peek at his bright future, with new material and selections from his prior solo shows:

I Feel A Thong Coming On!, A Crass Act!, The Devil Wears Nada!, Aging Bull! and A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To His Forearm!

He has been called “The Lost Love Child of Al & Dorothy Parker,” is a former theatre critic for The Seattle Times, won kudos for his lyrics for Pimpin’! and Who Killed Stephen Sondheim?, was “Best Cashier” in The Seattle Weekly Readers’ Poll & recently survived a major flood!

Tom will be performing THE GREATEST SHOWQUEEN!
June 2-23, 2019, 6pm Sundays at UNICORN, Capitol Hill, Seattle

1118 E. Pike Street (@ 12th St.) General Admission: $20

www.dorothyspianobar.com

6-7pm MC Michael Cagle
BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS Cast

7-8pm Lies in Dust – Lola – In 2014 Lies in Dust started spreading their dark interpretations of their favorite 80’s and 90’s songs all across Seattle. Chad Hultgren (guitar/ vocals/programming) and Lola Vast (vocals and founding member) have a diverse list of musical influences such as Patsy Cline, Madonna, Depeche Mode, Alice in Chains, Celldweller, Ministry, The Ramones, Nine Inch Nails, and Pink Floyd (just to name a few).

8-9pm Michael Cagle

National Recording Artist and Theater/Showroom Headliner for 11 Years in Las Vegas sings with powerful vocals and passionate interpretations.

A Strong Supporter of Equal Rights, Michael Cagle has sung at numerous Gay Pride Events all over the country.
” A Powerful Vocalist who can hit notes so big and long, you could drive a truck on them.” – Ed McMahon
“WOW! You have got some kind of voice on you.” – Country Diva Reba McEntire
“Patti LaBelle Meets Nathan Lane” – FOX TV
Michael has opened for or appeared with: Reba McEntire, Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Eddie Rabbit, The Drifters, Trisha Yearwood, Ricky Skaggs, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Diamond Rio, The Kingsmen, Steven Curtis Chapman, Sheena Easton and many more. 

Information, developing schedule at:
www.capitolhillpridefestival.

Capitol Hill Pride is an all volunteer based non-profit established in 2017 to support and celebrate the local LGBTQAI community. The Directors founded and directed the Capitol Hill Pride Festival from 2009- 2017 creating the Northwest’s largest Pride street festival event.

The concert format, new for for 2019 is free and open to the public.
Capitol Hill Pride hopes to make 2019 another successful year in advancing equality.

Venue

Seattle Central College Plaza
Broadway and E Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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