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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

DAMES OF DECEMBER: A DDAY PRODUCTION


DAMES DO DECEMBER: DDAY AT THE BOWERY!
THURSDAY, 12/15/11, 8-9:30
BOWERY POETRY CLUB, 308 BOWERY

POETRY/PERFORMANCE/MORE!
HOSTED BY BIG MIKE!
CURATED BY PUMA PERL!
A DDAY PRODUCTION!

FEATURING:

REVEREND JEN - Art star, author, troll museum curator, columnist, guru, open mike host, ambassador to the otherworld, underground movie star, Voice of the Downtrodden and Tired and Patron Saint of the Uncool. She has a new book out from Soft Skull Press called "Live Nude Elf." She also writes and stars in a live show called "Reverend Jen's Really Cool Neighborhood." It was recently voted "Best Off-Off-Off Broadway Musical Comedy Theater" by the Village Voice. I am currently making it into a TV show.

NANCY MERCADO - Most recently, Nancy Mercado was featured in a PBS Newshour documentary, Special Report: America Remembers 9/11, PBS Newshour. Also featured in The Encyclopedia of Hispanic American Literature (Facts on File) and inducted into The Museum of American Poetics, Nancy is the author of It Concerns the
Madness.

LIZA WOLSKY One of Liza’s proudest moments was being in a World War III retrospective exhibition and strollling past her own work while Allen Ginsberg read to a packed house. She has performed at numerous NYC venues including Bowery Poetry Club, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Cornelia St. Cafe and Theater for the New City. She’s been on WKCR Radio’s “Art Waves,” and read on Squat Radio. Most recently her work appeared in the Dada journal Maintenant 5 (Three Rooms Press) and in +gape+seed+ (Uphook Press). She used to be production editor at Pantheon Books, and is now a prof. at FIT-SUNY. She is also affiliated with Spiny Babbler Arts in Kathmandu.


LAUREN MARIE CAPPELLO eats dessert for breakfast. Her work has appeared in Uphook Press's Gape-Seed, Polarity, & Occupy Wall St. Poetry Anthology. Aside from performing her poetry at a variety of local venues, she teaches yoga, and is working to finish her B.A. in Creative Writing with a concentration in Poetics. A former New Yorker, she now resides in New Orleans, LA.

AND THE USUAL SUSPECTS:

FAUX MAUX (MO KELLY) – Lifetime performance artist/actress/playwright and writer, she took her one-woman play “Lil’ Red” and a few burlesque acts to Holland and Scotland. Now, she does the occasional stand-up and continues to creates play, perform outrageous acts of art, and creative havoc here in New York City.

PUMA PERL –Poet/Writer/Performance Artist/Producer/Curator and co-creator of DDAY Productions and this event - author of the full length collection"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.

OPEN MIC SIGN-UP - 7:45
$6 AT THE DOOR

http://www.bowerypoetry.com/

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