Friday, February 6th 2015
Main Reading Room, 7:00pm
Wine reception at 6:30pm for pre-registered guests.
Registration opens Friday, January 24th
It’s our annual Valentine’s day show. There are sure to be stories of torch songs, Dear Johns, and so much more . Come listen to writers, poets, comedians and talented raconteurs share their true, personal tales of love-related war wounds, and maybe their favorite songs from the 80′s.
Kari Kiernan: Kari’s work appears both in print and onstage. She lives in San Francisco where, possibly illegally, she has neither a bicycle nor a dog. http://cerealfordinneragain.com/
Dhaya Lakshminarayanan: Dhaya is a frequent storyteller on NPR’s “Snap Judgment”, a favorite performer at Sketchfest and has appeared on PBS’s KQED. http://dhayacomedy.com/
Kay DeMartini is an NPR Storyteller, corporate speaker, emcee, facilitator. She produces the popular East Bay storytelling series: BustingOut. She says about her fantastic series: “Hookers, cops, doctors, ex-cons, trannies, salsa teachers, authors, tap dancers, pizza makers, and many more – have shared their stories onstage with us over the past 5 yrs. The stories are different but also similar. Barriers go down and people lean in. Often funny, sometimes poignant, always true.”
Mike Capozzola is a San Francisco-based stand-up comedian, actor and cartoonist/illustrator. His work has appeared in Mad Magazine, TED Talks, McSweeney’s, The Bold Italic, The Bay Guardian, WIRED, The Pacific Sun, Stars & Stripes, The Jerusalem Post, The Humor Times, the San Francisco Chronicleand more. He has also contributed a few dozen premises to the award-winnng, nationally syndicated cartoon, BIZARRO. http://www.capozzola.com/
Josh Healey is an award-winning writer, performer, and creative activist. Fusing his distinct storytelling style with subversive humor and a fiery love for justice, Healey has been featured in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and is a regular performer on NPR’s Snap Judgment.
Call (415) 389-4292 x3 for more details.