Riot Nerd Craft Bazaar

Join in on the fun as Riot Nerd presents a handmade, all NERD, craft bazaar! Over a dozen local Philly artists and crafters will be on hand with items available for sale at a large variety of price points.  Bring your nerd cred, and some spending cash, because you don’t want to miss out on this one!

Vendors:
Dumbkat Press
Samantha Venuto
Meldar16
Robert Dicks
Heather Fox
Kerri & Amy Simms
​Maki Roll
Itzy Bitzy’s
Steven Quinn
Rainbow Alternative
Night Owl Designs
Creations By The CiCi
Angela Rouse
Christine Maldero

Free Admission!
Free Arts & Crafts!!
FREE FUN!!!

Gurl, WHAT?!

Find out what happens when VinChelle (the host of Funny Gals) and Michael Kelly (the Tattooed Momedy host) learn that their planned combined show of hilarious drag and stand-up performers is expected to be something completely different. It’s going to be a WHOLE THING.

NO COVER! $1 bean or beef tacos! $2.50 tecates!

Featuring the ladies of Funny Gals:
Bev
Sutton Fearce
Astala Vista

And, Philly’s favorite stand-up and sketch performers:
Alejandro Morales
Dan Vetrano
Molly Hanulec
Stephen Michael Quick
Sister Profit Halle LuJah & Brother Jazz

Accidental Player: Castillo, Short, Fruchter, Falandays

Please join Accidental Player for an evening of readings featuring Sebastian Castillo, Kim Gek Lin Short, Temim Fruchter & Kallie Falandays. There will be a celebration for the release of Sebastian’s new book 49 Venezuelan Novels.

Doors at 7pm, readings at 8pm.

50¢ pierogi until 10pm, featuring NEW VEGAN potato & onion
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

Sebastian Castillo is the author of 49 Venezuelan Novels. He lives in Philadelphia, where he teaches writing.

Kim Gek Lin Short is the author of the cross-genre books The Bugging Watch & Other Exhibits and China Cowboy, both from Tarpaulin Sky Press, as well as the chapbooks Run and The Residents. Her work appears in anthologies such as & Now Awards, and Narrative (Dis)Continuties: Prose Experiments by Younger American Writers, and in numerous literary magazines. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and daughter.

Temim Fruchter is a writer who lives in Washington, DC. She believes in magic and in queer possibility. She is co-founder of the Mount Pleasant Poetry Project, and her chapbook, I Wanted Just To Be Soft, came out on Anomalous Press in April 2016. Her work has appeared in [PANK], Tupelo Quarterly, The Washington City Paper, New South, jmww The Account and the Tishman Review, among others.

Kallie Falandays is the author of Dovetail Down the House (Burnside Review Press). Her work has appeared in Day One, Black Warrior Review, The Journal, and elsewhere. She lives in Philadelphia, where she runs Tell Tell Poetry.

+VIBES+ art exhibition

Come check out this pop-up group show which celebrates queer artists, artists of color & female artists!

Featuring new works by:
Dina Volpe
Lexi Bella
Reginald Pean
N’ketiah Brakohiapa
Hannah Gaudite
Tifani Truelove
Holly Farrell
Josh Graupera
Larissa Karan
Quinn McNichol
Caitlin Herrschaft
Matthew Guiliano
Madeleine Dietrich
Mia Buonaiuto

All proceeds benefit The Black and Brown Workers Collective & The Attic Youth Center.

ONE NIGHT ONLY!
Half off drafts 5-7pm & 10-11pm

National Pizza Party Day

Celebrate National Pizza Party Day upstairs at Mom’s with Marta from Hot Girls Eating Pizza & our friends at Quaker City Malt!

The Queen of Pizza Parties will be bringing free slices of Lorenzo’s pizza plus some cool swag to share with you to honor this tastiest of holidays! Grab an ice cold QC Malt Old Dutch or Lemon Shrub as the perfect pizza pairing.

Be sure to try one of our creative beer cocktails, available only at this event …
Hawaiian Pineapple Pizza Cooler: QC Lemon Shrub with vanilla vodka & pineapple juice or the Double Dutch Wonderland: QC Old Dutch Birch Beer with vodka & coconut rum. 

Half priced draft beer 5-7 & 10-11pm

Cheers to beautiful slices of fun!

You Can’t Kill A Poet

Dozens of talented queer and/or trans authors and poets have contributed to the past 3 years of You Can’t Kill A Poet.  Come out and enjoy a selection of these past readers while enjoying  good words, good drinks, and the celebration of three years of queer and trans folks sharing their work.

Scheduled Readers:
Berry Grass
Emma Sanders
Jessica Levine
Gabriel Ojeda-Sague
Lauren Yates
Alina Pleskova
Zach Blackwood
Julia Perch
Plus MORE to be announced!

$1 all beef or veggie bean tacos (until we run out!)
$2.50 Tecates all day
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm