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Thursday, November 20, 2014, 9:30-11:30pm $10

Sidewalk Café, 94 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009 (212) 473-7373

Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance 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.

Hosted by Jefferson (One Life Take Two)

Lucas Connolly (Comic)

Robin Gelfenbien (Yum’s The Word)

Josh Gondelman (Last Week Tonight With John Oliver)

Harmon Leon (TALE)

Musical guest Jessica Delfino

. . . and you! Put your name in the hat for a chance to bare all on the Bare! stage.

. . . and more! Everyone is eligible to win our sex-toy raffle.

Jefferson (photo by Adrian Buckmaster)

Jefferson (photo by Adrian Buckmaster)

Jefferson is the curator and host of Bare!, regularly in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. 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 New York and elsewhere, including The Moth, where he is a StorySLAM winner. He is also host of Foreplay! A Sexy Storytelling Open Mic, biweekly at the Delancey in New York.

Lucas Connolly

Lucas Connolly

Lucas Connolly has been seen performing in the Comedy Central’s New York and South Beach Comedy Festivals, recently recorded a national commercial for Joe’s Crab Shack and has been featured on the front page of Reddit multiple times and has been seen by a million people around the world.

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Jessica Delfino

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.

Robin Gelfenbien

Robin Gelfenbien is a writer, comedian and storyteller who has written jokes for Rosie O’Donnell and starred in a commercial directed by Spike Lee. She has appeared on Vh1, Sirius Radio and AMC, and her critically-acclaimed solo show, My Salvation Has a First Name (A Wienermobile Journey), premiered at the New York International Fringe Festival. Robin is the creator of the monthly storytelling series, Yum’s the Word, that features her homemade ice cream cakes. She is also the co-host and co-producer of the storytelling/reading series One To Grow On. Robin is currently working on a memoir about her life on the Hot Dog Highway.

Josh Gondelman

Josh Gondelman

Josh Gondelman is a writer and comedian who incubated in Boston before moving to New York City. With years of experience as a preschool teacher and a pretty good guy, Josh charms audiences using his good-natured storytelling and cracks them up with his sharp, pointy wit. He currently works as the Web Producer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO and has written for Esquire, Elle,  and Cosmopolitan.

Harmon Leon

Harmon Leon

Harmon Leon is the author of six books, including: The Harmon Chronicles, Republican Like Me, The Infiltrator, National Lampoon’s Road Trip USA and The American Dream. His stories have appeared in Esquire, VICE, National Geographic, Salon, The Nation, Huffington Post, NPR’s, This American Life, Details, Maxim, SF Chronicle, Penthouse, Cosmopolitan and Wired. Harmon has performed comedy around the world, including the Edinburgh, Melbourne, Dublin, Vancouver and Montreal Comedy Festivals. He’s appeared on The Howard Stern Show, Last Call With Carson Daly, Penn & Teller’s Bullshit, Spike TV, VH1, FX, as well as the BBC. Harmon also co-starred with the infamous OJ Simpson on a hidden camera reality show called Juiced! He’s produced video content for FX, Daily Mail, National Lampoon, Current TV, Fox Family Channel, VH1, Strike TV and Incredible Features.

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Next month: December 5. Hosted by Jefferson with featured storytellers Damian Bellino, Charlie Gaeta, Kate Greathead, Lauren Maul and musical guest Afterbirth Monkey. Advance tickets.

Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance appears regularly in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Try your hand at sexy storytelling at Foreplay! A Sexy Storytelling Open Mic, biweekly in New York at The Delancey.

bare1Friday, May 16, 7-9pm, $10

Sidewalk Café, 94 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009 (212) 473-7373

Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance 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.

Join our intrepid storytellers as they tell tales of discovery:

Hosted by Jefferson (One Life Take Two)

Charlie Gaeta (Comedian)

Kevin T. Phillips (Encyclopedia Show)

Cassie J. Sneider (The Worst)

Musical guest Jessica Delfino

. . . and you! Put your name in the hat for a chance to bare all on the Bare! stage.

. . . and more! One lucky person will win our sex-toy raffle courtesy of My Secret Luxury.

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Jefferson (Photograph by Adrian Buckmaster)

Jefferson is the curator and host of Bare!, monthly in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. 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 New York and elsewhere, including The Moth, where he is a StorySlam winner. He is also host of Foreplay! A Sexy Storytelling Open Mic, biweekly in New York.

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Jessica Delfino

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. Catch her at the annual New York Funny Songs Festival May 29-31.

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Charlie Gaeta

Charlie Gaeta has been a comedian for over ten years in the city. He has written for the Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, the New York Friars Club Roast and had a sex diary published in New York Magazine.

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Kevin T. Phillips

Kevin T. Phillips is a comedian and storyteller by night and an IT professional by morning and most of the afternoon. Hailing from quaint Spring Hill, Kansas, Kevin builds on his Midwest upbringing and endless fascination with yelling. Kevin can be seen performing across various venues all over the DC/Baltimore area. Kevin also co-produces the Encyclopedia Show DC at the Woolly Mammoth and likes to spend his free time sleeping upright.

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Cassie J. Sneider

Cassie J. Sneider is a cartoonist and the author of the life-changingly hilarious memoir Fine Fine Music. She is the creator of a monthly storytelling series called THE WORST! where writers, musicians and other weirdos tell funny stories about bad dates, roommates, and jobs. She is also the host of live band karaoke at Arlene’s Grocery every Monday night and life partners with a thirty-five pound pug.

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Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance is monthly in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Try your hand at sexy storytelling at Foreplay! A Sexy Storytelling Open Mic, biweekly in New York at The Delancey.

Monday, February 27, 8-10pm, $8

Union Hall
702 Union Street at Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11215

Advance Tickets

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

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

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

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

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.

Jessica Delfino

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

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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