AM I WRITE, LADIES?
“EAT YOUR WORDS”
an evening of new work by women about food and eating!
monday, november 23
doors at 8:30, show at 9
$5 at the door (all $ goes to artists)
***featuring fresh tasty work by***
Took Edalow as Barbra Bitch!
Cassidy Dawn Graves!
and a q&a with playwright Jaclyn Backhaus!
music! comedy! theatre! performance art! and moooore!
come feast your eyes, feast your ears, and maybe even feast your nose…
AM I WRITE, LADIES? is a recurring performance series featuring work by women artists. past shows have been at dixon place, downtown art, and bohemian grove. like us on fb for more info!
From the Nomadic Press organizers:
Grab a drink, a friend, and join Nomadic Press in the back room of The Cobra Club in Bushwick for poetry from Joanna C. Valente, Sara Emily Kuntz, Prospero Vega, and Amber Nelson. Then stick around for Cobra Club’s weekly Nelson-hosted “Live From Outer Space” comedy showcase afterward.
JOANNA C. VALENTE
Joanna C. Valente is the Managing Editor for Luna Luna Magazine. She is the author of Sirs & Madams (Aldrich Press, 2014) and The Gods Are Dead (Deadly Chaps, 2015), and received her MFA at Sarah Lawrence College. Her full-length collection Marys of the Sea is forthcoming from ELJ Publications in 2016. She also has a chapbooks, Xenos, forthcoming from Imaginary Friend Press. Some of her work appears, or is forthcoming, in The Brooklyn Rail, BORT Quarterly, The Huffington Post, Columbia Journal, among others. She founded Yes, Poetry in 2010. For more info, go to: joannavalente.com.
SARA EMILY KUNTZ
Sara Emily Kuntz is a Brooklyn-based workshop facilitator and committee member for Union Square Slam, a weekly reading series in New York City. As an enterprising copy shop employee, she self-published ten single poem mini-books, as well as a limited run chapbook. She has been published in the Mom Egg Review, Rivet, Stone Highway Review, Cabildo Quarterly, Rust + Moth, and Cactus Heart.
Prospero Vega is Bushwick-raised writer, performer and filmmaker. His writing has appeared in Bushwick Nightz, Bodega Monthly and been mentioned in Brooklyn Magazine and Brooklyn Based. He is currently working on his book of short stories about growing up in Brooklyn.
Amber Nelson is a New York-based comedian who performs stand up, sketch, and improv. Every Friday night, she hosts the “Live From Outer Space” comedy showcase at The Cobra Club. In addition to her touring and online video work, she recently read as part of September’s Nomadic Press “Jokebooks Live!” event.
Amy Sheehan is the lead singer of Brooklyn band The LoveHowl, which looks to bring some soul to NYC’s Indie Rock scene. The band developed from Sheehan’s solo material, and has morphed into a gutsy roots rock act. Her performance at Cobra Club comes a day before The LoveHowl’s next gig on November 21st at Brooklyn’s Rock Shop at 8 PM.
The Long Losts
The Devil’s Twins
Plus Monstrosity Burlesque with:
Host: Denise Duffy
DJs Kym Malis & Tracy
Doors at 9pm. $7 cover.
Followed by Kings of Karaoke at midnight.
Montgomery Streets: Dapper Man Release Party
Thursday November 19
7:30, $10 cover
From Montgomery Streets:
Hey Everyone! On 11/19 we will be releasing our new single “Dapper Man” as well as releasing a brand new video for the song directed by the superbly talented @mackenziegreer (www.mementomack.com) at The Cobra Club in Bushwick. We’ll be joined on stage with Le Bon Jamon for our cocktail hour as well as Carleigh Jade for a very special acoustic set. There will be food if you come early as well as drink specials provided by Cisco Brewers Nantucket!
We plan to get fancy and dress up and we encourage you all to do the same so make sure you #getdapper
We really hope you all can make it out, we’re very proud of this one and we can’t wait to hang out and share it with all of you!
More surprises and details to follow
From the producer:
Don’t miss your monthly dose of the funny, the weird, the beautiful, the unexpected.
REAL variety and REAL skill, a block from the L train, only $10. “Insane fun” - scoopnet.com “Talent extravaganza…beyond the typical variety show” – TimeOutNY
This month’s cast:
CARDONE – post-punk magician – master of illusion and suspense
PINKIE SPECIAL – hula hoops and pasties – “the Monty Python of burlesque”
SHANE BAKER & MIRYEM-KHAYE SEIGEL – Yiddish vaudeville you can understand!
JACOB D’EUSTACHIO – internationally known juggler – from Zoppe Family Circus, Aga-Boom, and The Bello Nock Circus
ADAM KUCHLER – really, really funny guy – international circus clown and former Ringling Bros. performer
G.E.O. – Bruk Up style dance – from League of Unreal Dancing
BILLY SCHULTZ – renegade physical comedian
TANYA SOLOMON – magic and MC
…and more to be announced!
The Super Friends Band
Doors at 9pm, $5
Brazen Acorn Productions is putting on an evening of Musical Theatre to raise money for the Coalition for the Homeless! A one night event of amazing singers donating their beautiful voices for an extremely important cause!
The show itself does not have a cover but all audience members are encouraged to donate to the cause. 100% of the donations will go to the Coalition for the Homeless! The show costs are being covered by Brazen Acorn Productions.
Hosted by the stunning, Nightlife Sensation, RunAround Sue
So far the line up includes these fantastic performers:
Mary Rogers McMaster
Xandra Leigh Parker
The location is in the performance space at The Cobra Club! Which has a full bar for all of your Sunday beverage needs!
Check out Brazen Acorn Productions at
Saturday November 7th
Doors at 9pm!
11:00 – Lauren O’Brien + Mitch DiStefano
The darlings of all badasses, Lauren O’Brien + Mitch DiStefano, are punk cabaret – with a dash of poetry and spices of comedy – for the new millenium! “Fierce, fearless, and a force to be reckoned with,” according to MPress Records CEO Rachael Sage.
10:00 – The New York Lovebirds – rock and soul
With a rock-n-roll attitude and a rock-n-soul vibe, the New York Lovebirds wow their cult following with songs of nitty-gritty hope and hard joy.
9:00 – The State Street Ramblers – Americana, country, folk
American popular music from the 30′s, 40′s and 50′s as well as contemporary music in the same vein
Doors at 9pm, $5 cover.
Suzette Sundae & the Lovelifes
Rob A Lou & His Atomic Two