Performance: Sunday, July 23rd

Sunday July 23rd 

5-8pm /  Brickhouse Brewery and Restaurant / 67 West Main St. Patchogue, Long Island

Rainbow of Resistance: Poetry, Art and Music for the Trevor Project
Poetry, Music and Art By:

Aimee Herman, Trae Durica, Rorie Kelly, Terri Muuss, Maggie Burke, Nichole Acosta, LB Thompson, Travis Madison, Annie Manildoo and a talk by Luna Vasquez

Organizers: Russ Green, Rorie Kelly & LB Thompson
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how to walk outside when skin is made of nervous

first published by great weather for MEDIA

 

Origami the front page of The New York Times into an airplane. Watch words, carefully cropped photographs, and haunted headlines swoop into the air as you allow the trauma of the world to fly away from you. Inhale and exhale every yoga position you’ve studied. Remember that just waking up is enough to feel like you’ve accomplished something today. Give your mouth permission to shape itself in whatever position it wants; smiles are always optional. Stop when you need to and if you only get past your stoop, that’s OK. Give your body a standing ovation because organs and skin never receive the recognition they deserve. You will get lost, you will eat something that will cause your belly to renounce itself, you will want to hide, want to climb your way toward an unbothered planet, that’s OK. Listen: there is music playing. Your lungs. The trees. Your hair humming against ears. A cardinal calming you toward one more block. Your teeth, settling in to themselves. That woman saying, bless you. Litter like wind chimes against pavement.

The Queerly Festival Presents: Queer and Outside the Box JULY 1st

Queer & Outside the Box

SATURDAY, JULY 1st 
KRAINE THEATRE @ 85 E. 4th St/ NYC
Doors 7pm/ Show begins at 7:30pm
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
Hosted by Aimee Herman
Come out! Come out! Wherever you are!! Queer & Outside the Box is ready to challenge your mind, widen your eyes and lighten the mood through fits of laughter. Featuring spoken word poetry by Paul Tran and Pandora Scooter, comedy by Jes Tom, and mind-bending movement and performance art by Faux Pas le Fae and Aurora North.

June 13th…..Queer Art Organics

Celebrate PRIDE month with a very special

QUEER ART ORGANICS

Bring a poem or piece of text by a LGBTQ writer and storm the stage!

Then, listen to the incredible poetry and words of TRAE DURICA

Dixon Place @ 161 Chrystie St / NYC
Show begins promptly at 7:30pm
Featuring: Trae Durica 
This show is FREE!!!   However, please support this great venue and purchase a drink (or two)
TRAE is a Brooklyn based artist, performer and erstwhile chef gone to the dark side of front of house. He has been published by great weather for MEDIA and NYSAI press; has performed at BOOG Fest 2016, Second Saturdays at Cyrus Cafe, Nerve Lantern performance at Medicine Show Theatre; and will be reading on behalf of Queer Art Organics at this year’s Governor’s Island Poetry Festival running July 29th & 30th. Trae will also be performing at Brickhouse on Long Isuneland June 23rd. You can find Trae on instagram: @wirehanded.
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Thank you to Indolent Books for publishing my poem!

Thank you to Michael Broder and the great Indolent Books for publishing my poem:

nasty like janet or the way one feels after a seven day bath resistance but also like that moment when you figure out the perfect way to describe yourself

 

Below is an excerpt. For the whole poem, click HERE

I’m not sure if I’m nasty because my version of femalia is like Lombard Street, all zig-zagged and out-of-breath.

You want me to stuff my Feminist deep inside my pockets, and fix you supper. You want me shaved and simplified. You want me pink. Knees pressed. Porridgy girl.

On the other side of Woman is me. Buzzed tongue and vague.

A faint of genitals and unfinished and easily bothered and trying trying trying NOT to apologize.

Coming Up: A Dada Performance

Three Rooms Press presents The Tenth Annual NYC DADA Poetry and Performance Salon
featuring Maintenant 11: A Journal of Contemporary DADA Writing and Art


Le Poisson Rouge
Monday, June 5th, 7-9:30pm
158 Bleeker St/ NYC
FREE ADMISSION!

With performances and readings by:

Aimee Herman, Jane LeCroy, George Wallace, Jane Ormerod, Joel Allegretti, Puma Perl, Heide Hatry and so many more!!!!