Last year, my friend Aralyn Hughes invited me to her movie premiere. Now, nothing this woman does surprises me so I had to check out what she was up to. LOVE IN THE SIXTIES is her life story as an independent woman, trailblazer, rule-breaker and Queen of Weird. I have never laughed so much. Details on the movie is listed below. Highly recommend going to catch this film for an unusual, yet enjoyable evening.
Doors 6:30PM Screening 7:30PM
LOVE IN THE SIXTIES, the feature documentary about “Austin’s Queen of Weird” Aralyn Hughes, The film previously debuted at: The Santa Cruz Film Festival, Portland Film Festival and Ellensburg Film Festival.
LOVE IN THE SIXTIES is about how one small town woman from Oklahoma, who came of age in the 1960s (and who now is in her sixties) is taking on some serious baby boomer questions about love, sex and death with an adventurous and outrageous “artistic” curiosity to find herself —even at the cost of “ruining her reputation.”
For thirty-five years, Aralyn was a successful businesswoman, a lobbyist at the Texas State Capitol, the director of the first abortion clinic in Austin and a member of virtually “every board and commission in town." Local theatre audiences became acquainted with Aralyn when she acted in the Big State Production of In the West, one of the longest running theatre productions in Austin that the Austin Chronicle cited as “the little monologue show that changed the face of Austin theatre “ Soon after, she evolved into a “Queen of Weird” persona when her visual art turned her otherwise suburban home into the iconic “Keep Austin Weird" house.
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