Oh my stars and garters! Once again
Talulah The Professor (But very much Talulah) has amassed a stockpile of laughter and merrymaking that will leave you walking out of PianoFight reeking, reeking… of entertainmentude.
Featured Performer: Magnoliah Black
Dancer, singer, MC, producer, betazoid and storyteller, Magnoliah Black breaks boundaries by blending modern movement and words with neoburlesque to create socially conscious pieces that add voice to marginalized communities and celebrates the human body.
This kinky, ecstatic, art activist and performer can be found all over the Bay Area with the nation’s longest running Queer Cabaret Show Red Hots Burlesque, Hubba Hubba Revue, Bad Influence Burlesque, Debauchery, Rebel Kings of Oakland and more.
For more information about upcoming shows, classes and events check out her blog https://theungratefulfatbitch.com/
Juliana Lustenader is a local singer-songwriter and actress. Inspired by folk musicians like Laura Marling and Joni Mitchell, Juliana’s original music features her mezzo soprano voice and storytelling lyrics.
Jeremy Talamantes is half Mexican, half White and all the way funny. The day he dropped out of community college he solemnly swore to make others chuckle. This 26 year old Bay Area native is a working class slacker with a taste for the goofier things in life. He has traveled up and down both coasts of America playing anywhere from bars and cafes to theaters and comedy clubs in order to uphold his oath. Not only has Jeremy performed in SF Sketchfest and the International San Francisco Competition, he co-produces The Art Critique, a monthly comedy show where comedians make fun of thrift store paintings.
Juicy Liu is a drag entertainment activist living in San Francisco. She is the current reigning Miss GAPA (Gay Asian Pacific Alliance), representing the GAPA Foundation, whose vision is to achieve a nationally influential API LGBTQ community that provides and amplifies our collective voices to promote equality and positive social perception. GAPA Foundation is a grassroots philanthropic organization that provides funds and leverages resources to empower the Asian/Pacific Islander LGBTQ community. Juicy regularly performs as a guest with the Rice Rockettes, an all-Asian drag troupe, as well at other shows in the City.
Jackhammer Serenade has performed on the final stage showcase at IWPS 2009, toured nationally on three occasions at such prestigious venues as: NYC’s Nuyorican poetry cafe, Denver’s Mercury Poetry Cafe, The Richmond Poetry Slam, Hollywood’s Da Poetry Lounge and have performed a 30 min opening set for The Wailers at the Desert Rocks Music Festival. They are very happy to meet you and to share in the company of this conversation.
Currently Jackhammer Serenade is focusing primary efforts on running the 501 (c)(3) non profit, Digital Storytellers. An organization committed to bringing spoken word poetry and hands on film documentation education into schools around the bay area.
Quicksand Survivors is a Bay Area-based sketch comedy group dedicated to entertaining the public while also educating them about the pervasive danger of quicksand. They also aim to raise awareness about the risks involved with putting too much detergent in the washing machine and the all-too-common pitfalls of switching brains with a loved one. Learn more on Twitter: @QuicksandComedy
But wait, there’s more!
The Art of Drama with Anna Kritikos
In an attempt to class up the show, every week, our resident renowned classical actor Anna Kritikos, will perform dramatic readings of classic monologues from stage, screen, and amazon reviews.