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May 6, 2021

Beardmobile: At the Gloria Casarez Residence

with Project HOME

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This open mic showcases the myriad talents of the residents of the Gloria Casarez Residence, a queer-friendly home for young people.

Date: May 6 @ 5pm
Host: Sam Rise

Featuring: JuJu, Marcha Pisces, Vynce Vendetta and Gloria Casarez Residents
NOW OPEN TO ALL: RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

What is the Beardmobile Love Tour?

The Beardmobile is a big, gay mobile performance unit, glitterfully outfitted for socially-distanced performances and political actions. With neon LED lighting, high-powered speakers, a 6-foot retractable stage, and room for a three-piece band, the 15-foot box truck is not only stunning, but versatile. The Beardmobile Love Tour is a series of pop-up performances produced by The Bearded Ladies Cabaret and presented in partnership with a host of incredible local partners. The series runs from May 1-30, with a second series coming in the Fall.

How many people can I bring to a Beardmobile show? How much do they cost?

All Beardmobile shows are free or pay-what-you-can. Pay-what-you-can shows are meant to raise funds for local orgs who do important work in Philadelphia, and have been selected by our partner organizations.

You can reserve seating for most Beardmobile events by party or “pod,” as we’re calling it. A pod can have up to six people in it, and will receive its own designated space at the performance location, six feet away from other pods.

Media Alert: A photographer or videographer will be present to document each Beardmobile experience. This performance may also have press in attendance, including a photographer and news cameras. Footage may be used by Project HOME in the future. If you have concerns about this, please message us or see Beardmobile staff upon checking in.

COVID Protocols:

  • Our team of Covid Accountability Partners has engaged in comprehensive training and will do everything we can to ensure a safe engagement for Beardmobile audiences. We are monitoring the ever-shifting data around the Covid case numbers and would not move forward if there was unmanageable risk.
  • All performances will take place outdoors, with mask mandates, socially distanced audience spacing , temp and symptom checks before entering the space, as well as a team onsite managing implementation.
  • Our performers and production crew have all been vaccinated and/or have received a negative covid test before the engagement.
  • We will be managing capacity in accordance with outdoor performance guidelines from the City of Philadelphia.
  • We have consulted event guidelines from CDC, WHO, and City of Philadelphia and feel confident in the Beardmobile tour’s safety for our team and our guests.

FUNDING

The Beardmobile and Love Tour is supported by a grant from The Barra Foundation. The Beardmobile of The Bearded Ladies Cabaret is also sponsored project of Painted Bride Art Center, Inc. made possible by a grant from Wyncote Foundation. Additional support provided by Barbara Teichert and The Velocity Fund administered by Temple Contemporary at Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University with generous funding from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Additional support also provided by Beardviewers like you.