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Queer Open Mic
Date Friday December 10
Time 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
1800 Market @ Octavia
Event Type Concert/Show
Organizer/AuthorCindy Emch
On December 10th we are proud to feature local rock star poet Michelle Tea. Michelle has published the novels, "The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in America”, "Valencia" and "The Chelsea Whistle". Her work has been included in the forthcoming anthologies: "Women Who Eat" "Punk Rock Porn", "Geeks, Misfits and Outlaws", "Coming Out of the Closet Again", and "Night". She has most recently published an illustrated (graphic) novel, "Rent Girl", with artist Laurenn McCubbin.

Why a Queer Open Mic on a Friday night?
Because the queers will not be silenced, because sharing art is a revolutionary act, because coming together to kick some serious literary a** is unbelievably fun, because your voice and your experience is unique and needs to be heard, for these reasons and more come on over to a friendly and fabulous open mic for the entire queer community! Let's create a space for spoken word, poetry and performance that is multi cultural, multi gendered, completely inclusive and dynamic.

Scheduled upcoming featured readers include: Wendy-O-Matik (1/14), Horehound Stillpoint with Kate Alfieri (1/28) Suzy La Follette (2/11), and Angie Krass (2/25)

SPECIFIC EVENT DETAILS:
QUEER OPEN MIC (usually)happens on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month at the THREE DOLLAR BILL CAFÉ on the first floor of the SF LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER at 1800 Market @ Octavia in SF and is hosted by Cindy M. Emch.

Open Mic sign up begins at 7:30, readings start at 8pm. Anyone with special needs should contact the host the night of the event for any specific accommodations. $1-5 donations benefit the performers and The Center (http://www.sfcenter.org) in an effort to encourage more queer art in our community. No one turned away for lack of funds. (Open mic readers get 5 minutes, one poem or 3 pages of prose, whichever fits the material best)
Added to the calendar on Friday Oct 29th, 2004 1:00 PM
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