NO NAME @ WORD UP SUPER STORYTELLER EDITION Set for Today
The long-running No Name Comedy / Variety Show brings New York's best established and upcoming authors and storytellers including Colin Dempsey,, Dawn Fraser and Daisy Rosario to Washington Heights tonight, January 7th for a their new monthly series: "No Name @ Word Up Super Storytellers' Edition", at the Word Up Community Bookshop (165th Street & Amsterdam Avenue). Curated and hosted by author / storyteller Michele Carlo ("FISH OUT OF AGUA: My life on neither side of the (subway) tracks" / Citadel Press) ), all shows will begin at 7:00 pm and will include a "Magic Hat open mic" where audience members can sign up for a chance at four minutes of stage time to tell their story. Admission is FREE, donations welcomed. All shows-scheduled for the first Tuesday of every month-will include storytelling and literary favorites such as Kambri Crews ("Burn Down The Ground"), Slash Coleman ("The Bohemian Love Diaries"), Leslie Goshko (Huffington Post, Sideshow Goshko) Tommy Pryor (Yorkville-based Blogger / Photographer, "Stoops to Nuts") Brad Lawrence (Solo Performer, The Moth) and others.
Themes and dates for upcoming shows are as follows
Tuesday, Jan. 7 FRESH & CLEAN Stories about new beginnings or starting over. Master Cleanses, quitting vices, new regimes or do-overs.
Tuesday, Feb. 4 HOT OR NOT: Hooking up, standing up, closing time. Oh, no I didn't...or oh, yeeeeah...I did!
Tuesday, Mar. 4 PARA... NORMAL ?: Monsters under the bed, things that go bump in the night, ghosts in the attic and skeletons in the closets.
Tuesday, Apr. 8 STAND BY ME: Times you had to (wo)man up or back down...confrontations you had to walk away from..or that found you.