Contributed by Luca Maurer on 01/29/2013
The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will host a free public showing of the documentary “Pick Up the Mic” on Thursday, January 31, at 7 p.m. in Textor 103.
Pick up the Mic is an award-winning documentary about the queer hip-hop scene (aka homohop). Featuring over a dozen of the scene’s significant players and capturing an unapologetic underground music movement just as it explodes into the mainstream defying one of the music industry's most homophobic genres in the process.
Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen is sponsored by the Ithaca College Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services. The theme of this year’s series is “Music: From A Cappella to Queercore.” For more information, visit www.ithaca.edu/lgbt.
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