presents…. “Silver Tongued Devils” produced and hosted by the magnificent poetic storyteller, Phillip Giambri aka “The Ancient Mariner” www.AncientMarinerTales.com
Thursday June 6, 2013
Basement Lounge @ Identity Bar & Lounge
511 E. 6th St. (Between Avenues A & B)
15 Open Mic slots plus 4 featured performers.
Curtain up at 7:30pm
21 and over only
$7 AdmissionPlease arrive early so we can start promptly at 7:30pm
Aimee Herman is deeply enamored with peanut butter, curly-haired humans and coffee. Read her poems in THRUSH journal, Lavender Review and Caketrain journal or in her full length book, to go without blinking. Find her wrapped in caution tape in Brooklyn or at aimeeherman.wordpress.com.
Gordon A. Gilbert, Jr
Kofi Fosu Forson was born in Accra, Ghana. He migrated to New York in the late 1970’s with his family. He has written and directed theatrical plays for The Riant Theater. His play Alligator Pass was nominated for the Arnold Weissberger Award. At the Eickholt Gallery he published articles in Trump Magazine and New York Arts Magazine. He joined in partnership with Liverpool’s cultural initiative Transvoyeur. He served as principal director of Transvoyeur, New York. Participated in the project Gender, Space, Art and Architecture as writer and artist. Kofi had his first one man show in Liverpool of his prints, theatrical monologues and premiere of his video/film Cushion Pill. He has recently published twice with Three Rooms Press’ NYC 1 and 2.
Qurrat Ann Kadwani
Qurrat Ann Kadwani is an actress, producer and philanthropist. She has most recently won the Best Actress and Best Play Awards for her solo play, “They Call Me Q!”. The next NYC performance is on June 14th. She has traveled to Maui and Orlando with the show and will soon go to Montreal and Washington D.C. She is also performing at colleges across the country and has done Benefit Performances for charity organizations. She is the founding Artistic Director of eyeBLINK and the head of the Theatre department. She is a theater graduate of SUNY Geneseo and is a double scholarship recipient for her directing and acting contributions. She coordinates a charity project, “A Slice of Hope” to spread joy at homeless shelters across the country. She was the host of Namaste America, a nationally syndicated show on cable and has appeared on TV shows. She has performed in theatre in NYC and regionally and she has also emceed events for several charity organizations. She has appeared in print campaigns, industrials, and commercials. http://www.qkadwani.com, Facebook.com/QKadwani.