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For over 50 years, WQLN Public Media has been the Lake Erie region’s passport to a wider world – a world of discovery, exploration, lifelong learning, and an ongoing respectful exchange of ideas.
PBS's Independent Lens Celebrates the History of LGBTQ+ Comics With the Television Premiere of "No Straight Lines," on January 23, 2023
From Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Vivian Kleiman ("Color Adjustment") comes an in-depth look at the evolution of queer comics, starting in the 1970s when LGBTQ+ stories were not in popular culture. Through the careers of No Straight Lines" makes its television debut on PBS's Emmy Award-winning documentary anthology series INDEPENDENT LENS on January 23, 2023, at 10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings). The film will also be available to stream on the PBS Video app.
Erie, Pa - On January 7th at 6pm, WQLN NPR will celebrate 50 years of providing public radio programming in Erie, Pennsylvania. We'd like to invite you to join us for cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres in the rarely seen rehearsal hall at the newly renovated Warner Theatre. Prepare to be wowed by this charming space.
A very moving and powerful discussion left a group of local people with an enhanced appreciation for themselves and their life journeys. The POV Season 34 feature film Pier Kids was shown at The Zone Dance Club on December 9, 2021, exploring the lives of homeless queer and trans youth of color on Christopher Street Pier in New York City. Director Elegance Bratton and Producer Chester Algernal Gordon use the film as a vehicle to transport viewers to an historic area where an underground community of homeless Black youth navigate the streets to find safety and stability.
Pier Kids explores the lives of homeless queer and trans youth of color on Christopher Street Pier in New York City. In support of the film, WQLN is hosting an intimate screening followed by a panel discussion around themes of the film and how they pertain to experiences in our own backyard. Visit www.wqln.org/POV to register for the event on Thursday, December 9th at The Zone, 133 W 18th St, Erie PA. Presented with Erie Gay News, TransFamily of NWPA, and Greater Erie Alliance for Equality.
WQLN is hosting a free online screening of the PBS/American Masters film Mae West: Dirty Blonde on Facebook Live on Thursdaym August 20 at 7 PM, followed by a live chat with folks from Erie Playhouse and the Film Society of NWPA! And support a local business by picking up a "Mae West meal pack" from the Brewerie at Union Station!