TEARS AND LAUGHTER THEY KNOW ABOUT: ​Portraits of Judy

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Presented by Colleciton Rert at Colleciton Rert, Austin TX

Mar 02 - 20
TEARS AND LAUGHTER THEY KNOW ABOUT: ​Portraits of Judy

Multi-media artist/performer extraordinaire Silky Shoemaker is coming back to Austin to create a personal homage to one of her many idols: Judy Garland!

In Silky’s words:
I recently read a quote she has about performing: “I try to bring the audience’s own drama – tears and laughter they know about-to them.”
I think this sentence articulates why Judy has remained a poignant and persistent symbol of gay culture for so many years.  In her inimitable style, she was able to express the sorrows and joys of a community longing for love and acceptance, often in silence.
This June will mark the 50th anniversary of Judy Garland’s death and also of The
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