Sister Spit 2012 Tour

Sister Spit
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.

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      
Pasadena, CA
Creveling Lounge, Pasadena City College
7pm, FREE

Tuesday, April 3      
UC Riverside, CA
HUB, 302
8pm, FREE
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
8:30pm, FREE
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
8pm, FREE
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     
Tucson, AZ
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   
Oakland, CA
Rock, Paper, Scissors Collective, 2278 Telegraph
With special guests Beth Lisick + Annie Danger!

Monday, April 9      
Arcata, CA
Humbrews, 856 10th St

Tuesday, April 10    
Portland, OR
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            
Seattle, WA
Richard Hugo House Theater
8pm; $15 students/$20 general
With special guests Rebecca Brown + David Schmader!

Thursday, April 12  
Portland, OR
Lewis & Clark College, Free
Council Chamber, Templeton Campus Center
7pm, FREE
With special guest Cooper Lee Bombardier!

Friday, April 13        
Denver, CO
St. Cajetan’s Center, Auroria Campus
900 Auraria Parkwa
8pm, FREE

Saturday, April 14   
Chicago, IL
Part of CIMMFest
Wicker Park Art Center, 2215 W. North Ave
7:30, $12
With special guest Edie Fake!

Sunday, April 15
Minneapolis, MN
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
7pm, FREE

Tuesday, April 17
Indianapolis, IN
Krannert Room, Clowes Memorial Hall
Butler University
7pm, FREE

Wednesday, April 18
Oberlin, OH
Slow Train, 55 E. College St.
Doors 7:30, FREE

Thursday, April 19

Toronto, Canada
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St. West
8pm, $10 – $20 sliding scale
With video work by Kaleb Robertson!

Friday, April 20
Pittsburgh, PA
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
Durham, NC
The Pinhook, 117 W. Main St.
Doors 7pm, $10
With special guest Alysia Angel!

Monday, April 23
Baltimore, MD
Towson University
University Union, Chesapeake 3
3:30pm, FREE

Tuesday, April 24
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania
Kelly Writer House (front parlor)

Wednesday, April 25
Easthampton, MA
Flywheel, 43 Main Street
Doors 7:30, $5 – $10 sliding scale
With special guests Andrea Lawlor + Dori Midnight!

Thursday, April 26
Middletown, CT
Wesleyan University
Beckham Hall
8pm, FREE

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
Providence, RI
AS220, 115 Empire St.
10pm, $6-$10
With Thomas McBee and Olivia Horvath!

Monday, April 30   
Brooklyn, NY
Issue Project Room, 110 Livingston St (Entrance at 22 Boerum Place)
Doors 7:30, $15
With special guests Eileen Myles, Narcissister and Leopoldine Core!

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