AIDS has affected so many of our community and I was glad to help out whether it was promoting a fundraiser or waiting tables for Dining Out For Life at Andies Restaurant this past Thursday night.
It is so important that after 30 years without a real cure we take care of ourselves and others with the knowledge we are given. When I told my mother that I was gay in 1993 she believed I would contract AIDS immediately. I am very lucky to be negative after all these years but that is no excuse for not doing my part for victims of the disease.
I went to Simon Callow’s Being Shakespeare show at the Broadway Playhouse. This history of the bard may not be for everyone but to watch this theatre master work is something to behold. People will recognize this openly gay thespian from Four Weddings and a Funeral (he was the funeral) and Shakespeare in Love.
Kat DeLuna performed at Roscoe’s Tavern for their 25th Silver Anniversary Party. She was so sweet at our interview after sound check. I then jetted off to Diana Ross’ concert at The Venue in Hammond, Indiana. I arrived just in time as the lights went down for her to begin a set that was the most positive and happy concert I have attended all year! I couldn’t stop smiling. I thanked her for putting on an amazing show backstage afterwards and Miss Ross said “You are welcome!” That was a great moment and not one that I will soon forget…