Presented by QUEER OPEN MIC NIGHT Wednesday | January 3 | 7:30 pm GET FREE TICKETS Start the new year off cute by reuniting with Outfest’s queer, trans, and gnc family for an evening of uncensored, unapologetic, and empowered storytelling and entertainment. Actor and Comedian D’Lo will be the Master of Ceremonies, presenting live spots from established LGBTQ performers, Outfest alumni, open mic rookies and YOU! What better way to start 2018 than to check off one of your goals within the first week of the year. Think of that momentum. Whether it’s performing in front of a live audience or simply putting your “2018 Dreams” into the universe, bring your poems, songs, stories, New Year’s resolutions and more. Sign up for a 3-minute slot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Enlist your friends, family, and lovers, and show your support for queer and trans local artists! *Free Validated Parking will be available in the five-story public parking structure. About this Series Outfest, the leading organization that promotes equality by creating, sharing and protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) stories on the screen, announces a new program: Outfest West Hollywood Series, a monthly program featuring films and discussions of interest to LGBT audiences at the West Hollywood City Council Chambers at West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd. in West Hollywood. The program will be the first Wednesday of the month throughout the year and is made possible in part by a grant from the City of West Hollywood through its Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission About the City of West Hollywood The City of West Hollywood, also known as The Creative City, has a strong commitment to providing accessible arts and cultural events programming for its diverse community and visitors. This commitment led to the building of the West Hollywood Library in 2011, which has served as a hub of cultural programming in the area. Through its Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission, the City presents numerous film screenings, exhibitions, concerts, and other cultural events throughout the year, as well as an entire month of LGBTQ arts events during June Pride month. For more information on these West Hollywood arts and cultural events, please visit www.weho.org/arts and www.weho.org/pride.