Monday, February 27, 8-10pm, $8
702 Union Street at Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11215
Each month, Bare brings together storytellers, comedians, sex educators and others to share true tales from their own experiences of sex, desire and romance. With stories as diverse as the people telling them, Bare opens doors to bedrooms, back seats and dungeons to tell what your mama left out about the birds, bees and in-betweens.
Rack ‘em up for tales of miscues from these sure-shot storytellers:
Hosted by Jefferson (Writer, One Life Take Two)
Eugene Ashton-Gonzalez (New York Confidential)
Selena Coppock (Connotations)
David Crabb (Ask Me, Bad Kid)
Sinnamon Love (Urban X and AVN Awards Hall of Famer)
Musical Guest Jessica Delfino
. . . and you! Ever missed a break? Put your name your name to the corner pocket for a chance to bare all on the Bare stage.
And more! One lucky audience member will win Bare’s sex-toy raffle, courtesy of Babeland.
Jefferson is the curator and host of Bare. A sex educator and writer, Jefferson keeps a pseudonymous blog, One Life, Take Two, that details his life as a parent and pervert. He is a storyteller frequently seen on stages around the city and elsewhere, including The Moth, where he is a StorySlam winner.
Eugene Ashton-Gonzalez is a writer and comedian. He is the host and creator of New York Confidential, a real dirty storytelling series running at a hush-house near you. As a ghostwriter he has worked on projects about bank bailouts, the Iraq War, and Beyonce. You may have also seen him writing naughty things on a touchpad during this season of Gossip Girl.
Selena Coppock is a stand-up comedian, storyteller and writer. She has studied both improv and sketch comedy extensively, training at ImprovOlympic (Chicago), The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (New York), and ImprovAslyum (Boston). Selena has earned spots on a multitude of comedy festivals, including the Boston Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Competition, Detroit Comedy Festival, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival and the Ladies Are Funny Festival (Austin). Her comedy writing has been featured on McSweeney’s, the Collared Sheep, and Rock Bottom Stories and she recently sold her first book (The New Rules for Blondes) to It Books (HarperCollins) for March, 2013 publication.
David Crabb is a performer, writer, director and storyteller in New York City. He is a two-time MothSlam champion and co-producer of Kevin Allison’s RISK! He is also the co-creator/producer of the live storytelling series Ask Me. David has been a member of NYC’s Axis Company Theatre since 2003, developing original material in New York, Paris and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. His one-person show “Bad Kid” was met with critical acclaim and is currently enjoying its second New York run in 2012.
Hailing from a small town in coastal Maine, Jessica Delfino grew up with the characters from Stephen King’s novels as her neighbors, and thus, today is a quirky, critically acclaimed pop musician who sings songs mostly in the key of strife, usually with a sense of humor to them.
Sinnamon Love is an adult film star, fetish model, professional dominatrix, writer and single mom of three teenagers living in Brooklyn. Since 1993, Love has appeared in over 250 hardcore movies, numerous men’s magazines and countless appearances on Playboy TV and Radio. In 2010, Love took on a year-long tour with The Punany Poets of HBO’s Real Sex fame, a sex positive erotic poetry and sex education theater show. She is a frequent guest on Shade 45 on Sirius/ XM radio, and is currently a staff writer and relationship columnist for TheWellVersed.com. In 2010 she was inducted into the Urban X Awards’ Hall of Fame followed by induction into the AVN Awards’ Hall of Fame in 2011. Love is an outspoken autism/Asperger’s parent advocate and has recently taken on improving sex education in inner-city schools.
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