CHICAGO – The issue of gender identity, especially for those who are born with a vagueness as to what to call themselves between/beyond boy and girl, has come front and center in the U.S., both with the legalization of gay marriage and the callous repudiation of identity by trying to pass laws dismissing it (the North Carolina “bathroom” laws). The performance companies of The Living Canvas and Nothing Without a Company is currently staging “[Trans]formation,” which presents gender identity art by six performers, who perform most of the play in the nude.
Video: Christina Perri Live For ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 1’ at House of Blues
CHICAGO – Christina Perri performed her new hit “A Thousand Years” live at the House of Blues Chicago on Nov. 8, 2011 on her tour with the cast of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1”. HollywoodChicago.com was on the scene to bring you the live video! Enjoy it below!
“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1” stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Anna Kendrick, Jackson Rathbone, Ashley Greene, Billy Burke, Bronson Pelletier, Booboo Stewart, Michael Sheen, Gil Birmingham, Sarah Clarke, Ty Olsson, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser and Christian Sloan from director Bill Condon and writer Melissa Rosenberg based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer.
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Here is the synopsis for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1”:
Directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1” reveals the mysteries of this romantic epic that has entranced millions. Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson) – along with those they love – must deal with the chain of consequences brought on by a marriage, honeymoon and the tumultuous birth of a child that brings an unforeseen and shocking development for Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner).
With more of the romance, passion, intrigue and action that made “Twilight,” “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” and “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” worldwide blockbusters, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1” (which is based on Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling book series) begins the conclusion of the tale of vampire love, boundless friendship, acceptance and finding your true self.