BY Brandon Voss
July 08 2011 11:20 AM ET
10. DVD: Women in Prison
Fueling guilty adolescent fantasies with its predatory portrayal of lesbians, this unholy trinity of ’80s exploitation flicks will be released July 12 on bad behavior. In Chained Heat — uncut and remastered here — Linda Blair stars as a naive newbie prisoner. Blair is back behind bars in Red Heat, which relocates to East Germany. In Jungle Warriors sexy models are imprisoned by an evil drug lord while on location in South America.
9. ARTS: Fresh Fruit Festival
Presented by All Out Arts, whose mission is to “fight discrimination through the arts,” New York’s ninth annual LGBT arts festival runs through July 24. Highlights include the world premiere of Dan Fingerman’s The Austerity of Hope, a play about gay pals starring out actor-model Max Rhyser, and “Bright Lights, Queer City,” a multimedia art show curated by Lady Clover Honey and Lovari. For more info visit FreshFruitFestival.com.
8. CABARET: Gaylebrity
Provincetown, Mass., a town beloved for its crass drag shows and male revues, will get a touch of class when a couple of theater folks, Kate Pazakis and gay bestie Ethan Paulini, bring their new musical comedy chat show to the Provincetown Counter Productions Studio for an eight-week run starting July 10. Special guests throughout the summer include Xanadu’s Marty Thomas and 30 Rock’s Tituss Burgess. For tickets, visit Counter-Productions.org.
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