August 22: Nico Dacumos

Join us for a scrumdiddlyumptious Queer Open Mic on August 22, where we welcome Nico Dacumos to the stage!

Nico Dacumos??? THE Nico Dacumos?!  Oh, yes, the one and only…..

Nico teaches Special Education in Oakland, California, and is a performer, poet, and writer. He most recently performed for the National Queer Arts Festival in 2007 & 2008 in “Insurgency: Queer Mixed Bodies,” “El cuerpo habla y ensegna,” “Representaciòn,” “Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots, and “Transforming Community.” He has performed at venues such as the Writer’s Village stage at San Francisco PRIDE, Koret Auditorium at the San Francisco Public Library, City Lights Books, Galerìa de la Raza, and Highways Performance Space in Los Angeles. Nico also develops workshops exploring race, queerness, sex, and love, which have been presented for UC Davis, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges, Sistersong, Georgians for Choice, Body Positive Atlanta, and Femme Conference 2006. This coming October he will tour with the Mangos with Chilis QTPOC Traveling Cabaret. His written work appears in the anthology Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity.

If you feel the urge to wet your purple-glitter-painted whistle even more before the show, you can stalk him at

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