DescriptionNaked Girls Reading: PRIDE!
Queer Literature read to you by the cast of Naked Girls Reading: SF
Special Naked Cast Member: Kirya Traber
After the Naked Cast, Daphne Gottlieb will be reading her own material.
Sunday, June 12 · 8:00pm - 10:30pm
Center for Sex and Culture
1349 Mission Street (btw 9th and 10th Streets)
San Francisco, CA
$15.00 General Seating
$20.00 Front Row Seat
Discount Advanced Tickets: http://ngrsf.eventbrite.com/
Naked Cast: Carol Queen, Lady Monster, Ophelia Coeur de Noir, Cherry Galette and Kirya Traber
Special Appearance: Daphne Gottlieb
Kirya Traber is a nationally awarded spoken word artist. Her work has appeared before a US President, incarcerated convicts, and classrooms of kindergartners. She has toured the United States and Canada with the legendary queer girl literary road show, Sister Spit, and can be found in the pages of Other Tongues: Mixed Race Women Speak Out by Inanna Press, and her self-published chapbook, black chick. She currently works as an arts educator with Bay Area youth, and will attend graduate school in the fall for an MFA in acting. Check out an excerpt of her forthcoming theater piece at the Queer Rebels of the Harlem Renaissance show in the National Queer Arts Festival on July 1st and 2nd! http://kiryayvonne.wordpress.com/, facebook.com/kiryatraber
Daphne Gottlieb is a "fierce," "unapologetic," "scorching" and "deliriously gutsy" San Francisco-based Performance Poet. She stitches together the ivory tower and the gutter just using her tongue. Daphne is the author and editor of nine books, most recently the poetry book 15 Ways to Stay Alive as well as co-editor (with Lisa Kester) of Dear Dawn: Aileen Wuornos in her Own Words.? She is the editor of Fucking Daphne: Mostly True Stories and Fictions and Homewrecker: An Adultery Reader, as well as the author of the poetry books Kissing Dead Girls, Final Girl, Why Things Burn and Pelt, and as the graphic novel Jokes and the Unconscious with artist Diane DiMassa. She has won the Audre Lorde Award for Poetry, Firecracker Alternative Book Award and was a finalist for the Lamba Literary Award. http://www.daphnegottlieb.com/
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Naked Girls Reading: San Francisco
The San Francisco franchise is licensed to Lady Monster. Naked Girls Reading is an international event founded and proliferated by burlesque superstar, Michelle L'Amour (Chicago).