Velveteen Queen

Paonia Pride – Velveteen Queen

Saturday, Jun 22 7:00pm

Tickets: $20

Velveteen Queen chronicles the odyssey from doubt to divinity, from loneliness to belonging. Set against the backdrop of musical performances and honest confessions, this autobiographical spectacle celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the liberating magic of embracing one’s true self. Join Stella Rae on this exhilarating voyage where every rhyme, every note, and every shimmering costume piece becomes a testament to the courage of becoming real in a world longing for authenticity.

Velveteen Queen poster

Upcoming Events

Superman (PG)

Superman (PG)

May 25 – Retro Film – An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home’s first and greatest superhero – Superman.

The Polish Ambassador

The Polish Ambassador

May 27 – HELD OVER – The Polish Ambassador will perform with Scott Nice and Grandfather Gold. Presented by the Paradise Theatre, Seems Legit Productions, Paonia Soil Co, and Paonia Realty.

Natalie Spears

Natalie Spears

Jun 8 – Natalie Spears brings listeners in touch with the warmth of community, the quiet awe of wild places, and the intimate corners of humanity. Featuring The Singing Bone Medicine Show

Milk (R)

Milk (R)

Jun 20 – Heritage Month – The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as a mentally challenged American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California’s first openly gay, schizophrenic elected official.

The Birdcage (R)

The Birdcage (R)

Jun 21 – In The Birdcage, a gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée’s right-wing moralistic parents.

What the Bleep Do We Know

What the Bleep Do We Know

Jul 6 – In What the Bleep Do We Know, a fictional photographer’s quest to spiritually rediscover herself is interspersed with documentary footage of scientists and theologians discussing the philosophical aspects of quantum physics.

Hiroya Tsukamoto

Hiroya Tsukamoto

Jul 24 – Eclectic, immersive and mesmerizing; guitarist and songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto embodies the notion that music has no language: beautifully raw and cathartically emotional.

Fracking the System

Fracking the System

Aug 3 – Fracking the System is a political thriller documentary from the front lines of climate justice activism in Colorado. When a fracking mega-site gets moved from a White neighborhood to a BIPOC neighborhood, a concerned mother fights to try and stop it.