Planet Queer is an experimental LGBTQ+ performance event on the 3rd Monday of the month at AKBAR in Silverlake, Los Angeles.
Gay performance activist Ian MacKinnon hosts a line-up of hot queers presenting cutting edge performances from diverse artistic disciplines. PQ is committed to providing a consistent venue for the development of new LGBTQ+ work in order to further queer liberation through creativity and community.
Planet Queer has been a major hub for Los Angeles underground experimental queer performance since 2012 featuring more than 600 LGBTQ+ artists. Previously PQ was known as "Queer Mondays" which was an un-curated, non-elitist, queer performance event that ran monthly for three and a half years at Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica.
PQ is co-produced by Travis Wood and Ian MacKinnon.
Travis Wood is a Performance Artist and Producer living in Silver Lake. He has appeared in clubs, alleys, street corners, theaters, and festivals throughout California. Lifetime member of The Dream Circus Theatre troupe. Producer of Adonis Project, NSFW Film Fest, and Get More Gay with Ian MacKinnon.
Ian MacKinnon is a gay centered solo performer and activist who creates pieces in theater's, clubs, performance spaces, art galleries, museums, and classrooms. His solo show series "Ian MacKinnon's Gay Hist-Orgy" parts 1 - 5 has played all over California at theaters and universities. Creator and Producer of Adonis Project, NSFW Film Fest, and Get More Gay.