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  1. Jason Jenn / 4-1-2013 / ·

    Jason Jenn and Ian MacKinnon present GAY MAY DAYS, a wild 3-day weekend of performances, workshops, special events, and nightly maypole dances. Members of LA’s queer creative community celebrate aspects of Beltane, Social Justice, and the Eros of Springtime through a gay lens. Donation bar, free green tea!

    Friday night, Saturday all day, and Sunday afternoon
    May 3-5, 2013
    Spirit Studio Silverlake
    2601 Hyperion Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

    $20 Nightly/Sunday
    $40 3-day weekend pass in advance
    $60 VIP weekend pass in advance
    Pay-what-you-can Saturday afternoon

    FRIDAY NIGHT 8:30pm: “HOMO HEROES”, a hot evening of performance focused on gay icons with excerpts from “Ian MacKinnon’s Gay Hist-Orgy”, and performances by: Broadway Playwright Robert Patrick, Jean Natalia, Monica Howe, Jose Promis, Gordon Vandenberg, Doug Hammett, Neil Eliot, Hank Henderson, Luke Johnson, Brian DeShazor, Coral Lobera, Gregory Barnett, Jason Jenn, and more!

    *Afternoon Session Noon-7pm will entertain and invigorate with a series of programs including: Gay Activist Workout, Homo-Centric’s Historical Poetry Jam, Gay Love Letters & Sufi Mojo, Queer Manifestos, & Live Music

    *Saturday Night Feature 8:30pm: “GAY NATURE”, a wild pagan frolic of performances about gay essence in relationship to the planet, nature, and our identities. Performers will include: Travis Wood, Clint Steinhauser, Leopold Nunan, Martin Martinez, David LeBarron, Andrew Henkes, Gregory Barnett, The Miracle Whips, Dan Poirier, Ian MacKinnon, Jason Jenn, and more!

    SUNDAY AFTERNOON (Noon-6pm): Gay Yoga, the Get More Gay Performance Workshop and creation of a Queer Time Capsule with proceeds benefiting The Lavender Effect (, a nonprofit Foundation committed to creating a state-of-the-art LGBTQ Museum and Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Additionally there will be a silent art auction benefiting The Lavender Effect.

    For more information about Gay May Days contact the festival curators: Ian MacKinnon ( & Jason Jenn (

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