Friday, June 24, 2011
Time Monday, June 27 · 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location Yippie Museum Cafe
9 Bleecker St (Bowery & Elizabeth)
New York, New York
Celebrate the Summer Solstice at the Newly Renovated Yippie Museum Cafe!
Open Mic..$2 Donation...Poetry! Performance!
Big Mike hosts 5 Gorgeous Girls!
MARY RAFFAELE aka Raphael aka Queen Vixen is a former metal queen who had a brief moment of rock stardom in the ’80’s/early 90’s singing for Cycle Sluts From Hell, where she created a reputation for herself by living up to the group’s name. Now she works in the much more brutal world of fashion and is currently writing a memoir chronicling the misadventures of a Midwestern girl who moved to New York to seek glamour in the lowest of places. You can find her blog at: http://darkladymissanthrope.blogspot.com/
ZOE HANSEN - Writer of memoirs, stories, novels, upcoming reality TV STar, co-host of Sex Worker Literati, all around IT-GIRL. Zoe has worked as a makeup artist for music videos, hair stylist, model, brothel worker, Street ho, drug dealer, clothing store owner, dominatrix, & madam. She lives in the East Village with her family. Watch for her new book, Going Down in Gotham, and her reality series, Housewives of the Lower East Side!
T. C. Gardstein is a writer, editor, artist, astrologer, southpaw, and native New Yorker. Her first novel, Circuit, was published by Xlibris; it’s available on Amazon, and you can also purchase a copy from T.C. after her reading. T.C.’s erotic poetry has appeared on cleansheets.com, and her two erotica eBooks, Sandwich Filling and The Poetry Prostitute (also available as an audio book), have been published by Paper Bag Press. T.C. has given featured reading performances at such local venues as Madame X and Cornelia St. Café, and she is thrilled to be featured at Yippie.
FAUX MAUX (MO KELLY) - The consummate performance artist/actress/ playwright/writer - she has brought her awesomeness all over the world! Creates plays, performances, one-woman shows, and creative havoc of all kinds!!!!
PUMA PERL –Poet/Writer/Performance Artist/Producer/Curator and co-creator of DDAY Productions and this event - author of the recently released book "knuckle tattoos," the award winning chapbook "Belinda and Her Friends," widely published in journals and anthologies, internationally!
BIG MIKE is the author of 2 books, 81 Pounds and Sibling Rivalry and appears in the anthology One Millimeter, all published by Pretty Pollution Press. Big Mike is known for his performance art and was awarded Best Neptune in the 2004 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island.