April 27th: The San Francisco Queer Open Mic featuring Larry-bob Roberts and special guest Chris August!
Did you all enjoy that thunderstorm we just had? That was pretty awesome, well time for some more ELECTRICITY, or should I say QUEER LIGHTING? – at this month’s San Francisco Queer Open Mic!
Come join me and my lovely co-host the incredible Blythe Baldwin in OpenmicGoodness with our feature; Larry-bob Roberts!
His book International Homosexual Conspiracy is hilarious, super well written, you’re going to want to buy a copy, I did!
Also that night, there will be a special performance spotlight from the incredible touring spoken word poet Chris August!
Friday April 27th, SAME QUEER TIME 7:30
SAME QUEER LIST list goes up at 7:00pm folks, it fills up fast so get there on time.
SAME QUEER RULES signing up gets you a slot to do 1 piece and 1 piece only.
That’s 5 mintues to perform 1 piece and 1 piece only.
We will stop you if you go over time.
now more on our features!
Larry-bob Roberts has been described as “The Stephen Colbert of queer culture.” Since 1989 he has published in print and now online the zine, Holy Titclamps. Along with Kirk Read, he co-hosts the monthly spoken word series Smack Dab at Magnet in the Castro. His book, The International Homosexual Conspiracy, published by Manic D. Press, contains 88 short essays on a range of topics. He maintains the local events website Queer Things To Do in San Francisco at SFQUEER.COM.
Chris August is a poet, screenwriter and special educator from Baltimore, Maryland. He has been a part of the national performance poetry community since 2002. He has authored numerous collections including A Life Called Special, a compilation of all of his poetry specific to his work in special needs education. In 2011, he was named the number one ranked poet in the world at the Individual World Poetry Slam held in Cleveland, Ohio.
This space is a queer space for trans folks, queer gender folks, gays, lesbians, bi-sexual folks and all supporting straight identifying friends, hell if you live in San Francisco you’re a little bit Queer! All are welcome. List fills up fast. No Divas. No jerks please.
The Café is wheel chair accessible and has a nice big bathroom.