Sister Spit 2012 Tour
April 2012 Nationwide Tour
The legendary, raucous, rowdy performance gang, Sister Spit, comes to your town with a vanload of multimedia, queer-centric brilliance! Don’t miss this multimedia explosion of taste-makers, novelists, luminaries, chanteuses, performance artists, poets and filmmakers.
Featuring your host Michelle Tea (Best Music Writing 2010, Chelsea Whistle, Valencia, Rent Girl), legendary author Dorothy Allison* (Bastard Out of Carolina, Two or Three Things I know for Sure, Cavedweller), “The greatest cabaret artist of (v’s) generation” (Hilton Als, The New Yorker) and star of John Cameron Mitchell’s groundbreaking film Shortbus, Mx Justin Vivian Bond, writer and musician Brontez Purnell (FAG School, Younger Lovers, Gravy Train!!!), genius performer and playwright Erin Markey (Green Eyes, Puppy Love: A Stripper’s Tail), comic artist and writer Cassie J Sneider (Fine Fine Music) and nationally-ranking slam poet and Mr Transman 2010 Kit Yan!
*Dorothy Allison joins Sister Spit West Coast tour April 1 – 15; Mx Justin Vivian Bond joins Sister Spit rest of the country tour April 15-30.
APRIL 2012 TOUR DATES
Schedule updated often. Check back for updates and join Sister Spit on Facebook!
Sunday, April 1
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street San Francisco
Koret Auditorium, 2pm FREE
With special guests Ali Liebegott, Hilary Goldberg and a sneak preview of Valencia: the Movie
Monday, April 2
Creveling Lounge, Pasadena City College
Tuesday, April 3
UC Riverside, CA
With special guests Susan Straight + Nalo Hopkinson!
Special afternoon panel with Sister Spit artists! Free, 2pm in HUB 355!!
Wed, April 4
UC Santa Cruz, CA
Porter Dining Hall
With special UC Santa Cruz guests and Tara Jepsen!
Special UCSC panel with the artists discussing class issues! Thursday 4/5 at 10:30am!
Thursday, April 5
UC Santa Barbara, CA
Multicultural Center Auditorium
Free panel with the artists on Friday 4/6 at 11am in the UCSB Women’s Center: “Building Community Through the Arts”
Friday, April 6
Long Beach, CA
Hosted by QSpeak and AMP ORG
Art Theatre Long Beach, 2025 E. 4th St.
Show 7pm, FREE
With special guest Myriam Gurba!
After party at Que Sera, 1923 E. 7th St.
Saturday, April 7
Fluxx Productions, 414 E. 9th St
TWO SHOWS: 4pm (with Dorothy Allison) + 9pm, FREE
With special guests Sam Ace + Amrit Donaldson!
Made possible by The Friends of the Pima County Public Library!!
Sunday, April 8
Rock, Paper, Scissors Collective, 2278 Telegraph
Doors 7pm, $15 ADVANCE TICKETS SOLD OUT
LIMITED STANDING-ROOM-ONLY TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOORS. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.
With special guests Beth Lisick + Annie Danger!
Monday, April 9
Humbrews, 856 10th St
Tuesday, April 10
Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison St.
Doors 9pm; $10 adv/$12 door
With Nicole J. Georges & “Valencia-The Movie” chapter by Aubree Bernier-Clarke!
Wed, April 11
Richard Hugo House Theater
8pm; $15 students/$20 general
With special guests Rebecca Brown + David Schmader!
Thursday, April 12
Lewis & Clark College, Free
Council Chamber, Templeton Campus Center
With special guest Cooper Lee Bombardier!
Friday, April 13
St. Cajetan’s Center, Auroria Campus
900 Auraria Parkwa
Saturday, April 14
Part of CIMMFest
Wicker Park Art Center, 2215 W. North Ave
With special guest Edie Fake!
Sunday, April 15
University of Minnesota, East Bank
Bell Museum of Natural History Auditorium
Doors 7pm, FREE
Monday, April 16
Iowa City, IA
Public Space One, Jefferson Building on University of Iowa campus
Tuesday, April 17
Krannert Room, Clowes Memorial Hall
Wednesday, April 18
Slow Train, 55 E. College St.
Doors 7:30, FREE
Thursday, April 19
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St. West
8pm, $10 – $20 sliding scale
With video work by Kaleb Robertson!
Friday, April 20
The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St.
8pm, $15/general and $12/students TIX HERE
With special guest Art Noose!
Saturday, April 21
Sunday, April 22
The Pinhook, 117 W. Main St.
Doors 7pm, $10
With special guest Alysia Angel!
Monday, April 23
University Union, Chesapeake 3
Tuesday, April 24
University of Pennsylvania
Kelly Writer House (front parlor)
8pm, FREE – RSVP REQUIRED firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, April 25
Flywheel, 43 Main Street
Doors 7:30, $5 – $10 sliding scale
With special guests Andrea Lawlor + Dori Midnight!
Thursday, April 26
Friday, April 27
A sorely-needed day off!
Saturday, April 28
Williams College, MA
Paresky Center Auditorium, 39 Chapin Hall Dr.
8:30pm, FREE and open to the public
Special guest Bug Davidson!
Sunday, April 29
AS220, 115 Empire St.
With Thomas McBee and Olivia Horvath!
Monday, April 30
Issue Project Room, 110 Livingston St (Entrance at 22 Boerum Place)
Doors 7:30, $15
With special guests Eileen Myles, Narcissister and Leopoldine Core!