This article was last updated on May 25, 2022
Monica Palacios’ Queer Chicana Soul: 30th Anniversary Retrospective
Highways Performance Space and Gallery (Santa Monica, CA)
Back in 1982, when the closet was crowded, Monica Palacios kicked open the doors for herself and others when she became the first openly lesbian Latina comic. Queer Chicana Soul is a 30th anniversary retrospective by the performer, who’s one of Out Magazine’s Out 100, a post-doctoral Rockefeller Fellow and winner of a National Gay and Lesbian Performance Award. She’s also written 14 plays, has dozens of TV appearances, performed live hundreds of times and is a founding writer of the celebrated satirical group known as Culture Clash. Don’t miss this special celebration of a groundbreaking talent.