Some Things I Am Doing In April, Kids:
I'm lucky enough to be part of some really exciting shows this month, and I wanted to invite you! I hope y'all can make it! There's this Friday, I am hosting a reading at Pussy Faggot, and I will be doing a short performance at Walter Cessna's book release party on 4/12, and finally, on 4/20, my gay goth rap band B0DYH1GH will be doing a multimedia "Special Gala" performance at Culturefix in the LES, organized by Snowy Wilderness. More info below!
Also if you haven't seen it yet, please do check out my long-lost and recently resurfaced music video for "Pick-Axe & Shovel" directed by Ana Veselic and Tate Nova.
Earl & Penny photographed by Adam Gardiner
**FRIDAY April 6th**
PUSSY FAGGOT! 3-Year Anniversary
70 North 6th St. Brooklyn NY
8:00 pm – 4:00 am
Admission $10 / $6 with RSVP
Open vodka bar from 8-9pm!
I will be hosting an iteration of my queer performance/reading series FAG CITY at 8pm (coincidentally during the OPEN VODKA BAR BAR). I am VERY excited to present Friday's line-up, and will be doing some more fantastic readings in the near future, and am presenting a little bit of new work, myself :-).
FAG CITY hosted and curated by MAX STEELE!
Doors 8:00 pm / Readings begin at 8:30 pm and feature: JOSEPH KECKLER, CAROLINE CONTILLO, LAUREN SAVITZ, MAX STEELE, YVA LAS VEGAS and PENNY ARCADE.
Performances throughout the night by: BOURGEOIS AND MAURICE, ALASKA THUNDERFUK, NEEDLES JONES, KHI ARMAND, DESIREE BURCH, NATH ANN CARRERA, DARLINDA JUST DARLINDA, GERRY & THE TWINKS, NICK HALLETT, RICKY KELLY, KYLE KUPRES & NICHOLAS GORHAM, TARA MATEIK, SHANE SHANE, SICK CELL and SANTIAGO VENEGAS and the PIXIE HARLOTS.
MORE INFO on the series here: http://www.nextmagazine.com/content/curated-anarchy
FB LINK: http://www.facebook.com/events/291065164280476/
**Sunday, April 15th**
Fukt 2 Start With: Short Stories & Broken Werd by Walt Cessna Book Release
245 Broome St. NYC
Walter Cessna is celebrating the release of his first book FUKT TO START WITH: Short Stories & Broken Werd (http://www.desperanto.com/fukt.html ) with a party, art show and readings from the book by Chi Chi Valenti, Alberto Cortes, Nicholas Gorham, Derek Nikoletto, Paul Wirhun, Michael Alago, Max Steele, Jake Ryan & Muffinhead. A very special performance by Kyle Kupres & the bad boy of burlesque Chad Ferro & correct sound effect courtesy of DJ Sheba Legend. Hosted by Heidi Sjursen. This will be a really fun night, and I am so honored to be among the artists this night. I wrote a blurb for the book, and am definitely looking forward to the release party. Walter is of course a living NYC legend, and will be signing copies of the book at the event.
FB LINK: http://www.facebook.com/events/273548106019279/
**Friday, April 20th (FOUR-TWENTY!)**
Snowy Wilderness and CultureFix present: DEEP-FRIED CANDYFLOWERS a 4/20 Special Gala with B0DYH1GH.
9 Clinton Street New York, NY 10002
NYC gay goth rap duo B0DYH1GH (Daniel Portland + Max Steele) will perform a special gala evening-length production, titled DEEP-FRIED CANDYFLOWERS at CultureFix on April 20th. Drawing from a multitude of artistic practices and genres, they will present work from their acclaimed "mythtape" PRETTY BEAUTIFUL as well as new music and special Holiday cover songs. Joining the band for this multimedia extravaganza will be Brooklyn performance art dance duo Bradley and CoCo, as well as multimedia projections from Patrick Dyer. Presenting both their own original dark gems, alongside the matriarchy which makes them possible, B0DYH1GH will turn you on, freak you out, and take you on a magickal journey.
You can see a cute interview with us, as well as link to our mythtape PRETTY BEAUTIFUL on EastVillageBoys