Nashville, TN: "Colorful Comedy"
- THE TENNESSEAN
June 1, 2005
By EVELYN ATZLINGER
Photo by ANGEL HESS
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Latin pop singer and comedian Jade Esteban Estrada returns to Nashville to
headline Nashville Pride 2005, which kicks off with a comedy night from 8 to
10:15 p.m. today at Blu Nightclub.
Estrada, headliner for Nashville Pride 2003 and known for his explosive Latin
dance music and his appearances on Comedy Central's The Graham Norton Effect,
will perform his award-winning solo musical comedy ICONS: The Lesbian and Gay
History of the World, Vol. 1. Estrada explores the movers and shakers of gay
history by channeling the voices of Sappho, Michelangelo, Oscar Wilde,
Gertrude Stein, Sylvia Rivera and Ellen DeGeneres.
The 2005 Pride Parade begins at noon Saturday winding down Elliston and
ending at Centennial Park. The parade is free.
Tickets to the comedy show are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. See
www.NashvillePride.org or call 650-6736 for a complete schedule of events during
Nashville Pride 2005.
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