Imagine you’re in a warm, dark room surrounded by friends. Laying comfortably on the floor, you hear dulcet tones ringing from the front of the room. As a white parachute blankets your supine body, a voice seems to be saying, “I am wa-ter-fall, you are col-lect call.” No, I’m not describing a dream Salvador Dali […]
Trans-Q Television is a new video adventure, so there is a lot you may not know about us. Here are a few quick facts about this queer, quirky webseries. Use them to impress friends, improve test scores, and win rounds of Trivial Pursuit. 1. Trans-Q Television began as a class at Carnegie Mellon University, in […]
If you missed Jack Halberstam’s recent visit to Carnegie Mellon University, we offer you our deepest sympathies. (We thought about sending flowers, but it was expensive.) The auditorium in Porter Hall, on CMU’s Pittsburgh campus, was filled to the brim with on-the-edge-of-their-seats Halberstam fanboiz and fangrrrlz ready to receive a bit of wisdom from this […]
Jack Halberstam visits Carnegie Mellon University September 19 and 20, 2013. On September 19 at 4:30pm in Porter Hall 100 Jack will present No Church In The Wild: Queer Anarchy & the Aesthetics of Chaos. On September 20, Jack will collaborate with Trans-Q Television on a Stand-Up Theory segment for a future episode.
Last Saturday (September 7, 2013), Trans-Q Television hosted its second live event, the aptly named – Trans-Q Live!, at the Andy Warhol Museum. Giving the Pittsburgh public a taste of Trans-Q’s raucous style, the sold-out show was a success. From imagined presidential apologies to vaudevillian surgery, Trans-Q Live! was the performance, photo, and video buffet […]
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 8pm Andy Warhol Museum A queer evening of dazzling performance, dance, stand-up history, stories, resplendent fantasies, music and so much more. Hosted by Janet Granite, our extraordinary line-up of artists includes: Scott Andrew/Stephanie Ross Harrison Apple Joseph Hall/Jasmine Hearn Dani Lamorte Caldwell Linker Ayanah Moor/Ginger Brooks Takahashi Silky Shoemaker On video Christeene, […]
The first Trans-Q Television public event! Trans-Q TV preview party, November 30, 2012 at VIA/6119 Penn Ave. Screening of the rough cut of Episode 1. Performances by Darla de la’Piranha, Dani Lamorte, Veruca la’Piranha and Liz Busch. Dance Party DJs: Ginger Brooks Takahashi, Edgar Um and DJ Dad Time Dance Party Visuals: VJ Fagnelly, Kevin […]
To help kick things off for Trans-Q Television, Tom Kalin visited Pittsburgh in March of 2012. His presentation at Carnegie Mellon University was exciting, moving and inspiring. You can view a video of it HERE. Additionally, his film Swoon was screened at the Andy Warhol Museum in celebration of the 20th anniversary of its release.