33 minutes | Jul 1st 2020

#CreativityWillSaveUs Special Pride 2020 Episode

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#CreativityWillSaveUs goes rainbow for a special episode celebrating 2020 Pride Month happening in this very unprecedented times of the COVID-19. In this episode, we give voice to some extraordinary artists of the LGBTQ+ community who share with us how they turned to their creative outlets to navigate the lockdown and how are they keep on marching, virtually this year, for a more tolerant, equalitarian, and peaceful society. #AllLivesMatters.Featuring:Photographer/Cinematographer and Digital Artist Claudio Napoli, who decided to fill the emptiness of the NYC's streets that this year, for the first time since 1969, will not see their proud LGBTQ+ community marching for its rights, with an inspirational recollection of the last three Pride that he participated in.From David James Parr's play Slap & Tickle, Actress Pooya Mohseni and Actor Sebastian LaCause perform a sweetly ill-fated love affair featuring a gay man and a transgender woman. This piece was recorded in quarantine and is part of the Pride Plays Series 2020 co-produced by Actor Michael Urie. Watch the full video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxKO4...Rob Driemeyer, Actor, Producer, and Comedian and now Host of Broadway Barfly - a weekly video-series that pairs theater, lure with classic cocktails and historical context. For this special Barfly Rob goes "somewhere over the rainbow" paying homage to Judy Garland and her link with the 1969 riots against police harassment and brutality at Stonewall Inn.Follow Rob's Barfly series on Instagram @RobertDriemeyer Singer-songwriter Erene Mastrangeli shares her inspirational message on the power of art, creativity, and resilience during these very critical times and heals us with an exquisite live version of her song "We Are Treasures" off her new album.For more info on Erene: https://www.erenemusic.comPhotographer Thomas Cluderay gives us an exclusive peek on the Washington D.C. quarantine, where he lives, through his collection "Stoop Sessions in the COVID Age". For more info on Thomas and the series: http://www.tcluderayphoto.com/stoopse...From Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Actor Larry Buzzeo performs one of his favorites cheerful tunes, What a Wonderful World, part of his "Quarantine Karaoke". The backdrop for the performance is a beautiful walk on the Fort Lauderdale beach that Larry recorded last summer, wishing for the world to safely reopen its wonders.
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