He’ll take the stage July 9 at the Fremont Theatre in downtown San Luis Obispo as part of the annual festival sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance of the Central Coast. Standup comedian Leah Mansfield will open the show.
Sparks, whose screen credits include “Lab Rats,” “Queer As Folk” and “Dude Where’s My Car?,” is known for his pop culture-skewering commentary on such VH1 miniseries as “I Love the ’80s,” “I Love the ’90s” and “I Love the New Millennium.” In addition to his acting and comedy careers, he is the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Zero 1.
Tickets for Sparks’ show cost $25 to $50.
Central Coast Pride celebrates its 20th anniversary in July.
Also in store is a July 7 screening of the documentary “An Act of Love” about Isla Vista pastor Frank Schaefer and his controversial battle with the United Methodist Church over same-sex marriage. Schaefer will participate in a question-and-answer session at the event at United Church of Christ (Congregational) of San Luis Obispo.
For more information, visit www.slopride.com.