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, April 22, 2018 at 2:00pm
Ghost Town to Havana is a heartbreaking, funny, and inspirational story about mentorship, life, love, murder, kids and baseball in Oakland and Havana today.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6:30pm
As a 3-time NCAA champ and Number One WNBA draft pick, Chamique Holdsclaw had a spectacular career ahead of her — until a long-suppressed battle with mental illness emerged.
Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2:00pm
“I always feel the movement is sort of mosaic. Each of us puts in one little stone.” – Alice Paul
Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2:00pm
A true story of two boys coming of age as they each confront one of the world’s worst toxic disasters, taking on the implications of the Ecuadorian oil disaster.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 6:30pm
Deej is a gifted young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. As a child, he was written off as “retarded”. Now a high school student, he is a proponent for others like him and embraces filmmaking and poetry to discover what having a voice can truly mean.