The Light Up the Queen Foundation supports and produces events year-round – from our annual fundraising Shine a Light concert, to once-in-a-lifetime pop-up events such as the On Screen|In Person film screen series. All events are in some way related to giving back, an important foundation of our mission statement. We invite you to take a look at our past events to reflect on the creativity that has electrified the Queen Theater, and to stay tuned to upcoming activities. We invite you to become a part of our future.
Sunday, October 21st, 2018 at 2:00pm
Holden, a small town athlete, struggles to hide his mental illness from his friends and family.The film has helped initiate discussions on mental health and suicide prevention amongst teens and youth.
Sunday, November 13, 2018 at 6:30pm
Before his death in 2016 at the age of 106, Tyrus Wong became a legendary artist whose impact on American art and culture can still be seen today. Pamila Tom tells the untold story of an under-credited artist’s rise to fame and struggle with racism in 20th century America.
Sunday, February 13, 2019 at 6:30pm
In the small town of Grand Saline, Texas, one man could no longer keep secret the dark history of his hometown. In 2014 Charles Moore, set himself on fire to bring awareness to the lurking racism in the area.
Friends of LUQ, It is hard to believe that we have reached the halfway point of summer and we hope everyone is enjoying the best parts of the season. For us, this is a period of transition. In July, after 5 years as executive director of the Light Up the Queen...
Friday, August 24, 2018 at 8:00pm
Banda Magda, the global band led by Greek dynamo Magda Giannikou, will make The Queen break out in dance when they hit the stage as part of the Jazz Touring Network.