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17 - Sep
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Where:ArtServe, 1350 East Sunrise Boulevard,, Broward County, Florida, United States, 33304
On Friday, September 17, 2021, ArtServe opens the multi-media art exhibit \"Stories from Within," which explores LGBTQ culture, history, and experience in South Florida and beyond through the presentation of multidisciplinary works inspired by the LGBTQ+ social movements, its resilience, sense of community and artistic expressions. \ \ ArtServe, which is located at 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. "Stories" runs through Saturday, October 23. Admission is FREE.\ \ The official \"Stories\" opening reception is also this Friday, September 17 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Online registration (which includes the names of the exhibiting artists and advisory panel) is here:\ \ The Reception will feature entertainment by Joe Posa \"The Bitch is Back\" as Joan Rivers.\ \ For October 11--National Coming Out Day, ArtServe will screen (at ArtServe) a 20-minute black and white documentary film entitled \"Open Dialogues: Stories from the LGBTQ Community\" that will be followed by a panel discussion. \ \ Produced by the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, the film captures the diverse coming-out narratives of seven Broward residents who took part in on-camera interviews. Directed by Freddy Rodriguez and produced by the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood, \"Open Dialogues\" explores how the LGBTQ community is marginalized among families, schools, churches and public spaces - and how individuals interviewed for the film learned to empower themselves in these spaces. \ \ 6 p.m. Film reception and networking with ArtServe\'s \"Stories From Within\" exhibition as the backdrop\ 6:30 p.m. Film showing (20-minutes) \ 6:50 to 7 p.m. Panel discussion (45 minutes) \ 7:45 p.m. Networking \
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