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Sun, Nov 05


Palm Springs Cultural Center

Alice B. Toklas Celebrates PSP 2023

Alice B. (the B is for Babette) invites you to a delectable verbal feast

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Alice B. Toklas Celebrates PSP 2023
Alice B. Toklas Celebrates PSP 2023

Time & Location

Nov 05, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E Baristo Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA

About the event

Celebrate Palm Springs Pride with a reading of a one-woman show based on the life of Alice B. Toklas performed by veteran actress Barbara Kerr to introduce and help fund the future LGBTQ World History Museum. Titled The Necessary Luxury Company, which is how Gertrude referred to Alice during their 40-year relationship was written by Marty Martin as a bookend to his highly acclaimed monologue Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein performed by the late Pat Carroll. The play takes place after Gertrude’s death on an evening when Alice has invited a few of her friends for a sumptuous dinner she prepares while reminiscing about her extraordinary life with Gertrude Stein and the myriad artists and writers that peopled their lives. At $50.00 each, seating will be limited for this reading and you are encouraged to secure your seat by calling (442) 268-5004.

Seating will be limited for this reading, and you are encouraged to secure your seat by visiting Go to “join and support,” click on “donate,” and choose the amount representing the number of attendees at $50.00 each; by calling (442) 268-5004; or stopping by the museum for direct payment. Discounted tickets for current members of the Museum of Ancient Wonders are available at $40.00 each. Free admission is offered to Patron, Sponsor, and Benefactor membership levels.

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