Hot Pick: 09-25-2011

January Hunt, overthinker, collector, writer, sound artist, unapologetic femme, tells FP:

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MY FACE FOR THE WORLD TO SEE by Candy Darling

Must See

THE BALLAD OF GENESIS AND LADY JAYE

Must Do

Tour the US in an airstream trailer with a typewriter, synthesizers, an audience, and a stop in Provincetown (accepting offers).

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Hot Pick: 09-07-2011

Robert Smith, III, development associate at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, tells FP:

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FUN HOME by Alison Bechdel

Must See

LOOKING FOR LANGSTON, directed by Isaac Julien

Must Do

See EVIDENCE OF ACCUMULATION: Artists in Residence 2010-11: Simone Leigh, Kamau Amu Patton, Paul Mpagi Sepuya at the STUDIO MUSEUM in Harlem

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Hot Pick: 08-04-2011

Jessica Halem, comedian, tells FP:

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Just Kids by Patti Smith

Must See

The High Line in NYC

Must Do

Go to the beach!

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Hot Pick: 07-12-2011

Tristan Taormino, author, sex educator, and feminist pornographer, tells FP:

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THE PLACES THAT SCARE YOU by Pema Chodron

Must See

Warhorse at Lincoln Center

Must Do

Make feminist porn

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Hot Pick: 06-28-2011

Legacy Russell, artist, cultural producer, East Village/Lower East Side socialite, tells FP:

Must Read

The Body in Pain by Elaine Scarry

Must See

Open Ceremony / American Idolatry

Must Do

Drink margaritas and eat good food in my backyard with friends, loud music, hands up, and the highest heels I can find.

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Hot Pick: 06-16-2011

Nath Ann Carrera—singer, writer, woahmone— tells FP:

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EVERY SECRET THING by Patricia Campbell Hearst

Must See

Barbara Stanwyck in Baby Face

Must Do

The Pop-Up Museum Of Queer History at the Leslie/Lohman Gallery from August 6–25!

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Hot Pick: 06-01-2011

Candice Williamson, blogger, tells FP:

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The Hunger Games

Must See

Misfits!!!

Must Do

Dykes on BiCycles Pride Kick-off Party on June 10th

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Hot Pick: 05-15-2011

Marilyn Maye, jazz singer and cabaret star, tells FP:

Must Read

Linda Goodman's Sun Signs

Must See

Catch Me If You Can

Must Do

See my show at Feinstein's at the Regency, 5/24– 6/4

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Hot Pick: 05-06-2011

Cara Hoffman, author of SO MUCH PRETTY tells FP:

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CLOSE TO THE KNIVES, a Memoir of Disintegration, by David Wojnarowicz

Must See

The ocean, before it dies.

Must Do

Take lessons at the Trapeze School of New York.

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Hot Pick: 04-19-2011

Morgane Richardson, founder of Refuse the Silence: Women of Color in Academia Speak Out, tells FP:

Must Read

Hiroshima in the Morning

Must See

Lorna Simpson: Gathered

Must Do

Watch the sun go down in the Brooklyn Bridge Park with a picnic, nice bottle of wine, and close friends.

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