LOS ANGELES — Billy Francesca, the longest running host of West Hollywood’s Pride Festival, will moderate the panel that engages influential members from the LGBTQ community to raise the volume on important issues of equality and acceptance.
The panel will focus on Trans performers within the Drag Community.
– Rhea Litre: West Hollywood personality and International Drag Entertainer. When she’s not presenting at the Emmys, slaying Red Carpets, dancing and singing her way across stages, runways and bars throughout the globe (Dubai, Australia, Canada, UK and USA), she can be found hosting nights in West Hollywood, CA @ The Abbey & FUBAR. Rhea Litre is an Official Brand Ambassador for Marco Marco, Campaign Model for Morphe Cosmetics, Hank & Henry Beauty and Rounderbum.
– Beau Byron: Beau Byron is a LGBTQ nightlife entertainment & drag show producer and casting director. He has produced drag shows in over a dozen cities across the U.S. and has cast over one hundred drag entertainers. Beau has two weekly dance parties and co-hosts an amateur drag competition in West Hollywood that gives a platform for new drag queens to perform and win money.
– Sasha Colby: From the beautiful islands of Hawaii, Sasha has been on Hawaii 5-0 flexing her acting skills as well as stomping down the runway for LA Fashion week for designers Shokra, Marco Marco, and Michael Ngo. When not performing, Sasha enjoys educating and spreading awareness of LGBTQI+ lives all over the world. Enlightening people by sharing Queer Positivity.
The QUEER ME OUT panel will take place from 7PM-9PM on February 20 in West Los Angeles’ inventive new event space: Gallery A Admission is free with RSVP at Eventbrite.
WeHo Calendar: Changes to City’s Upcoming Scheduled Events
WEST HOLLYWOOD– The city has announced that due to safety concerns, a number of events sponsored by WeHo will be cancelled until further notice. The City urges people to practice social distancing as much as possible, keeping exposure to crowds to a minimum.
Sunday, March 15
Monday, March 16
6:30 PM City Council Meeting
Tuesday, March 17
Wednesday, March 18
Thursday, March 19
Friday, March 20
No events scheduled
Saturday, March 21
For a look at the entire month visit our website calendar.
WeHo JFS Service Changes For Seniors and Others Due to Virus
WEST HOLLYWOOD — The City of West Hollywood is taking every precaution to prioritize community health and well being to respond to coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The City is getting the word out about updates regarding services for seniors at the West Hollywood Comprehensive Services Center at Plummer Park and services available from Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS)
- JFS has immediately cancelled all activities at the West Hollywood Comprehensive Services Center at Plummer Park until April 10, 2020 as a precaution to safeguard health and safety and JFS will make assessments as the situation evolves;
- The JFS meal site will provide a frozen meal for each client coming to its meal sites on Monday, March 16, 2020 and Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and the organization anticipates providing additional meals for clients in order to minimize client contact and support recommendations for social distancing;
- Additionally, SOVA, the JFS food pantry, located on Pico and Robertson Boulevards, continues to remain open for community members.
The JFS West Hollywood Comprehensive Service Center remains a vital resource for seniors and people with disabilities and it will continue to be operational at this time. Operated by Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS), funded in large part by the City of West Hollywood, and located in the community center at Plummer Park, the Center is a one-stop source of support and assistance.
In response to concerns about coronavirus, JFS requests that community members contact the Center by phone instead of in person. Currently, case managers are reaching out to connect with clients and assess needs. For more information, please call (323) 851-8202.
For additional information about social services in the City of West Hollywood, please call (323) 848-6510.
For updates from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health about Coronavirus, please visit publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus.
Seniors in Action: Community + Connection + Conversation – Mar 24
WEST HOLLYWOOD — The City of West Hollywood Seniors in Action: Community + Connection + Conversation is an active on-going program for residents.
It offers activities that provide engaging opportunities for participants to learn something new, contribute their talents and experience, and deepen their connection to the West Hollywood community.
Refreshments will be served. Presented by the West Hollywood Comprehensive Services Center in collaboration with the City of West Hollywood and its Senior Advisory Board.
Attendance is free and open to the public; RSVPs are not necessary.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the West Hollywood Library Community Meeting Room, located at 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard.
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