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New York Cabaret to Benefit LGBT Cause

By David Johanssen

New York award-winning cabaret performer and recording artist Frans Bloem returns to Shelter with his LGBT benefit show “Kabarett Above and Beyond.” Singing in five languages across 52 places from Paris to Shanghai, Frans is famed for his unrivaled interpretation of chansonnier Charles Aznavour, who personally authorized him to sing his classics. Cabaret Scene writes “…a riveting show with a passion that binds the audience to him.”

Documentary and Discussion
Trump’s Angry America
Fri, Oct 7, 5pm
60 pesos
English

Film
Death of a Salesman (Lee J. Cobb)
Sat, Oct 8, 5pm
100 pesos (includes drink)
English

Documentary and Discussion
Plutocracy: Solidarity Forever
Wed, Oct 12, 5pm
100 pesos (includes drink)
English

Live Concert
“Frans Bloem: Paris Cabaret”
Fri, Oct 14, 7pm
150 pesos

Live Concert
“Pascal Monzies: Oceans of the Night”
Sat, Oct 15, 7pm
150 pesos

All events are in Shelter Theater, Vicente Guerrero 4

The show will benefit San Miguel’s Colectivo 41, a local LGBT rights organization. Proceeds will go to services provided to the community, such as free HIV testing and counseling. Please join us for an unforgettable evening of authentic European “kabarett” for a great cause! “Frans Bloem: Paris Cabaret at Shelter Theater, October 14, 21, and 22 at 7pm. Tickets available at the Biblioteca and online at sheltervg4.com.

Trump’s Angry America, Friday, Oct 7 at 5pm. As Donald Trump neared becoming the Republican candidate, filmmakers visited the racially divided town of Bakersfield, California, to examine what drives Trump supporters while filling other residents with fear. Our post-film discussion will examine in part why America is so angry and divided today and whether Trump is a cause or effect.

Don’t miss the iconic Death of a Salesman starring Lee J. Cobb, Saturday, October 8, at 5pm. This award-winning TV adaptation of Arthur Miller’s famous play about working America remains a classic around the world. Cobb is Willie Loman. Says The New York Times, “as close as possible to seeing the original play on Broadway, Mr. Cobb’s performance is so absorbing, so powerful and so disturbing, that we, (the audience) feel genuinely dazed at its conclusion.”

Plutocracy: Solidarity Forever: Wednesday, October 12, at 5pm. Income inequality may be a hot topic during the current American election season, but it’s also a stark reality that has disturbed the country for hundreds of years. This documentary is a portrayal of America’s long-standing clashes between the working class and industry. An IMDB reviewer raves, “Rich, textured, and visually stunning yet interesting and informative; this deserves the highest rating.” Our discussion will examine the complicated relationship labor has with America’s

 

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