Heklina's Birthday Memorial & Roast Screening

17jun7:00 pm9:00 pmHeklina's Birthday Memorial & Roast Screening7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Heklina Roast

Event Details

Join us on Saturday June 17 (her birthday) to celebrate the life of Heklina with love, laughs and filthy jokes - at her artistic home in the desert, The Palm Springs Cultural Center

Performances by her friends: Deven Green & Handsome NedMutha ChuckaMonistat and Matthew Martin & Andy Clements

Presenters: Mario DiazVanity Halston and Anita Treadmill

Followed by very special screenings of: Heklina a documentary short (2013) by Brian Favorite and The Drag Roast of Heklina (2019) courtesy of Revry

Tickets: $20 benefitting Animal Samaritans and ACLU Drag Defense Fund

Special thanks to the Cultural Center for donating the space and Damian Pelliccione and Revry for allowing us to screen The Roast (filmed in 2018 at the Castro Theatre).

General admission. Adult content. No one turned away for lack of funds, space permitting. ADA accessible.

Revry is a community of diverse queer, allied, and multi-cultural filmmakers, artists, musicians, creators, and visionaries who are committed to amplifying the voices of our community by showcasing the entire spectrum of the queer experience through multiple media formats and types of storytelling. www.revry.tv

The Palm Springs Cultural Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to incubate, produce and encourage arts and cultural programs in order to leverage the unique power of creativity to open minds, bridge what divides us, and discover what connects us. Programs include film festivals, farmers’ markets, live performances, art installations and lecture series—all of which act as creative inspiration points—expanding our learning and building meaningful relationships with the people and the environment around us. psculturalcenter.org

Palm Springs Cultural Center: 2300 East Baristo Road, Palm Springs


(Saturday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Palm Springs Cultural Center

2300 East Baristo Road, Palm Springs, California 92262