Four powerful trans women - priestesses and scribes all - commune in public about practice and praxis at the Baltimore Book Festival
The 6th annual benefit show for The John and Amy Mewhiney Cancer Foundation is ready, are you? Join us at the Sidebar for a night of fun, raffles and music all to benefit the Amy Fund, which assists lung cancer patients undergoing treatment with small grants to cover incidental expenses. Mark your calendar now and get ready for another great night of music with us!
Doors at 6pm. $12 at the door.
Thee Lexington Arrows
Santa Librada - Baltimore
More information about the John and Amy Mewhiney Cancer Foundation can be found at http://mewhiney.org/
Santa Librada plays Baltimore's Best Festival - Hampdenfest!
Hampden's free neighborhood festival!
SPECIAL GUEST: stay tuned!
The Electric Mess
Kurt Deemer Band
The Negative Men
Olivia and The Mates
The Rebel Set
School Of Rock
DANGEROUSLY DELICIOUS PIE eating contest!
ROCKET TO VENUS Wings Eating Contest - more tba
- The Brewer's Art
- Union Craft Brewing
Plus: Toilet Races
brought to you by The Hampden Village Merchants Association and The Hampden Community Council
Lidia Yuknavitch. Roxane Gay. Carmen Maria Machado. Amelia Gray. Han Kang. By turning women’s bodies into a place of resistance, these pioneering feminist authors are rewriting how we understand trauma. Their influence can be found in Amber Tamblyn’s searing debut novel, ANY MAN– a groundbreaking work that challenges our understanding of rape culture and the experience of trauma, while also searching for hope – and a space for victims to be heard – in the darkest of places.
After writing a widely shared and lauded opinion piece for The New York Times, “I’m Done with Not Being Believed,” Amber Tamblyn has emerged as an important voice, writing about sexual assault and abuses of power. Now, the Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actress, director, and poet uses the novel form to explore a provocative and haunting story of a violent serial predator who, in the form of a woman, is the personification of a culture responsible for re-traumatizing, disbelieving, and silencing the stories and voices of her victims.
The Shondes are returning to West Philly! Come to The Mothership on Saturday the 21st of July to see Brooklyn's finest bunch of klezmer punk sweethearts blow your dang minds and make you dance. Opening up will be Santa Librada from Baltimore and locals Great Weights. And a TBA? Most probably. Watch this space!
The Shondes – Catchy as hell feminist pop since 2006 – https://theshondes.bandcamp.com/
Santa Librada – No bullshit queer rock n' roll – https://santalibrada.bandcamp.com/
Great Weights – Noisy post-hardcore filtered through stuff like Rainer Maria – http://greatweights.bandcamp.com/
602 S. 52nd St.
Doors at seven, music at eight
Santa Librada - Baltimore celebrates the annual Feast Day of our Patron Saint with a vinyl release party! PIck up your copy on 180-gram vinyl!
co-starring The Shondes and H O M O S U P E R I O R
at newest queerest venue in town: The Undercroft
Watch this space for details
Doors for the feast at 6pm
Music at 8pm
Flyer by Sara Lautman
BIG Time - How do you know when you've truly succeeded? The answer is when the Baltimore Improv Group invites you to have your life memorialized in a series of made up, totally unprepared comedy scenes celebrating you! Come join a hand picked cast of BIG's best improvisers as they comedically revere some of Baltimore's most important movers and shakers.
June 29 --Artist, musician, writer, editor, and producer Rahne Alexander
All BIG Shows are FREE in July! But please reserve so we know you're coming!
Friday, June 22nd at Windup Space
Trans-fronted rock bangers--these folks tell it like it is, and you're gonna like it
The Royal They (NYC, King Pizza Records)
Wild genre-nonspecific fuzzed out rock with femme vocals. Do not sleep on this band.
Baltimore sparkle sludge--everyone's favorite
Bottled Up (DC, Maximum Pelt Records)
weirdo-punk/new-wave pop schlock from the west coast on the east coast
The short film that started it all: my homage to Hollywood's allegedly most-used line screens at the Heritage Film Festival! Best of all, the screening is free!
The Old Greenbelt Theatre
Greenbelt, Maryland, 20770
3550 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Virginia 22201
I will bring my tarot reading to the Arlington Arts Center as part of their Rated Art 2018!
I'll join Carolina Mayorga (the creator of this event artwork!) and Heloisa Escudero as performers throughout the event, plus there will be an interactive mural by Bridget Sue Lambert installed in the lounge.
All the details here: https://arlingtonartscenter.org/events/2018/05/rated-art-2018/
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Join us for a festive evening of art-inspired cocktails and delicacies from the area’s finest restaurants, along with exceptional art and creative happenings. Participate in our silent auction and engage with AAC residents in their studios. All event proceeds benefit AAC’s exhibition, education, and resident artist programs.
VIPs will gain exclusive early access to this year’s unique cocktail and food pairings along with a sneak preview of our silent auction, and will be automatically entered to win a priceless collection of vintage wines from A. Rafanelli Winery.
Green Pig Bistro | Ambar | BABA | Lyon Hall | SER | Vermilion | Cheesetique
MurLarkey Distilled Spirits | Corporate Apartment Specialists | A La Carte Catering + Event Design | The Weitzel Group | Access National Bank | State Farm agent Johno Steffen | Ballston BID | Artisan Confections | Urban Petals
Join me for my presentation of EQUAL+OPPOSITE, surveying the representation of trans characters in the history of cinema -- as part of the Social Lab Labs@LightCity
Featuring my triumphant return to the standup stage at the Lou Costello Room, upstairs at Zissimo's in Hampden
Just $5 gets you an entire night of great comedy with hilarious humor from me and a litany of comic geniuses!
with your host, Abby Mello!
I'll be moderating the discussion after the Playread With Me reading of Taylor Mac's Hir!
Join us for the second Playread With Me event of 2018! We'll gather at the Windup Space to read Taylor Mac's Hir and then launch into a moderated discussion!
If you'd like to read, come by around 6:00PM to get a part. The reading will begin at 6:30PM (those who don't want to read are welcome to listen!).
FREE EVENT (you purchase your own drinks and can throw in $5 for Joe's Squared pizza if you want food!)
Somewhere in the suburbs, Isaac has returned from the wars to help take care of his ailing father, only to discover a household in revolt. The insurgent: his mom. Liberated from an oppressive marriage, with Isaac’s newly out transgender sibling as her ally, she’s on a crusade to dismantle the patriarchy. But in Taylor Mac’s sly, subversive comedy, annihilating the past doesn’t always free you from it.
Check out images and info from the 2015 world premiere of Hir at Playwright's Horizons: https://www.playwrightshorizons.org/shows/plays/hir/
More about Playread With Me:
This playreading meets bookclub invites you to grab a drink, take on a role in the play, and join actors around the table to read a script dealing with identity in America. Then we'll talk about the themes and their relevance to you and Baltimore.
Moderating a panel at the Annapolis Film Festival with the Baltimore chapter of Film Fatales
Women in the Industry 2018: Where We Stand
Panelists: Monica Levinson, Producer - Beirut;Rowan Riley, Producer - Hearts Beat Loud;
Kate Webber, Director - Kim Swims;
Robin Berghaus, Director - Stumped;
Mimi Edmunds - Documentary Producer & Educator; Amanda Karrh, Producer - Discovery ID Series, The Real Story;
Darrien Michele Gipson - SAG Indie
*WOMXN FUCK SHIT UP*
Inspired by our west coast sisters at Women Fuck Shit Up Fest, we've created a collective of kick ass womxn on the east coast to organize a festival celebrating the incomparable badass-ness of womxn in music and art.
This year's proceeds will benefit Casa Ruby LGBT Community Center
SATURDAY, MARCH 24
5PM - 12AM
SONGBYRD MUSIC HOUSE
Atomic Cha Cha Productions invite you to a very informal, not-sporty very sparkly, lady arm wrestling event!
Bring yourself, a costume (costumes available as well), a persona/name or just come if you’re curious! This is a fun, low-key event with awesome prizes made by Sarah and Erin! Erin was formerly a competitive arm wrestler in NY (and a Bklyn champ) and she and Sarah will help teach you strategy and safety before the match. Come at 7:30 to dress up, train and develop your persona! Competition starts at 9, cash only bar.
Event is refereed by by Erin Stellmon, announcer Rahne "The Brain" Alexander. Wrestling art on the walls by Sarah "Cha cha" Magida
All trans & cis Ladies are welcome to participate! Gender-queer folks too! Everyone else is welcome to cheer and drink beer!
The wait is over!
In March Santa Librada - band will digitally release our fiery debut album, recorded by the legendary Frank Marchand!
We're celebrating at The Windup Space in Baltimore March 17 with our pals Gateway To Hell and HOLY FINGERS!!!
Is there any better way to spend yr St. Patrick's Day?
$10 at the door will get you an album download -- and watch for more exciting events with Santa Librada in March in NYC and Washington DC!
Come see why WAXY JANE called us "the good, liberating, force of unrepentant, bombastic rock and roll and womanhood"
641 D St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004
A Love Letter To Myself honors the journey of a woman's quest for self love, acceptance, and empowerment. This 2 hour variety show is packed with laughs and intimate emotional connection with the audience from start to finish. A diverse group of powerful, local, female pillars in our community are invited and tasked to write and read aloud love letters to themselves on stage intertwined with laugh out loud moments from an all star comedy cast of performers.
A Love Letter to Myself is produced by Women In Comedy.
12 W North Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Enjoy drink specials and live musical performances by local artists*! It's a junkfood potluck as well--so bring some snacks to share!
Featuring performances by:
50’♀ (50 Foot Woman/ Rahne Alexander)
Snake Charm (Corey Hennessey)
Come share the wuv and eat your heart out.