You Can’t Kill A Poet: December 2019

Celebrate another night of queer joy with You Can’t Kill a Poet! Join us for readings from queer and/or trans readers! Come hang with us and listen to some rad voices! Enjoy Tattooed Mom’s Taco Tuesday! Buy some chapbooks as presents for your people! Party like it’s the last YCKAP reading of 2019—because it is!

Doors 7:30pm // Reading 8pm
Free & 21+

READERS TBA

Enjoy this event with our Taco Tuesday specials:
$1 Tacos
$2.50 Tecate
a special Taco of the Month,
& half price drafts 5-7pm and 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

You Can’t Kill a Poet: Autumnal Equinox Edition

You Can’t Kill a Poet is back from summer hiatus to bring you a line-up of totally badass queer and trans poets. Let’s celebrate being back in the swing of things & experience another evening of queer joy and authentic writing together at TMOMs!

Doors 7:30pm // Reading 8pm
Free & 21+

Madelynn Nieves
Tie
amber auslander
Nora Hikari Shao
June Gehringer
K. Johnson
Boston Gordon

Enjoy this event with our Pierogi Thursday specials:
50¢ vegan potato & onion pierogi from noon-10pm
& half price drafts 5-7pm and 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

You Can’t Kill A Poet: 5 Year Anniversary!

Five years ago we got together for the first time. Now we’re celebrating with old favorites and new readers. You Can’t Kill A Poet is dedicated to providing a space for queer and/or trans writers to share their work. Invite yer favorite gays and come see why you can’t kill a poet!

Doors 7:30pm // Reading 8pm
Free & 21+

Readers:
Berry Grass
Laura Kochman
lii xu
Genise Deal
Quinn Rodriquez
Katbug
Cashmere Harper

Enjoy this event with our Burger Wednesday specials:
$4 Mom’s Beef Burgers & Mom’s Veggie Burgers,
$2 Narragansett Lager Tall Boys,
a special Burger of the Month,
& half off all drafts 5-7 and 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

You Can’t Kill a Poet // February 2019

You Can’t Kill a Poet is back in 2019 with more queer and/or trans writers sharing their work and their stories. Come cheer them on and enjoy Taco Tuesday specials as we party it up at TMOMs!

Doors 7:30pm // Reading 8pm
Free & 21+

Reader’s List:
Fiorella Flowers
Maggie Mueller
Haidabo
Prakash Mishra
Quinn Rodriguez
Sarah Barasch
Levi Bentley

Enjoy this event with our Taco Tuesday specials:
$1 Tacos
$2.50 Tecate
& half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

Turn Up the Trans*mission: Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference

Combining trans* advocacy with live performance, Turn Up the Trans*mission is a variety show with no equal. Including burlesque, drag, live-singing, spoken word, and other performance styles, this varied collection of artists has a purpose. Community building and visibility are two main goals of the show, and as such, all donations to our show go directly to the performers/cast/crew.

Our programming aims to create a space for trans* identified performers to express their art without fear of prejudice. We are here to create awareness and share our experiences to break down barriers of bigotry. Turn Up the Trans*mission has featured local and visiting transgender and/or non-binary and/or gender non-conforming artists, and strives to introduce new performers to their lineup every show.

Featuring performances by:
Eric Jaffe
Mack Aroon
Icon Ebony Fierce
Lucifer Priest
Em Lemieux
Kai Bobbi
Elizabeth B. Rockefeller
Areola Grande
Krymson Scholar
Ron Binary

Hosted By: Vyvyan Sassafrass

Produced by: deadb0y IX

Upstairs, 21+ with ID.
Doors 7pm // Show 8pm
Suggested Donation of $5-$15. No one will be turned away for lack of donation!

Come early to reserve a seat & dig into our Pierogi Thursday specials:
50¢ pierogi from noon-10pm
& half off all drafts 5-7pm and 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

Turn up the Trans*mission: 1 year anniversary show!!

One year later and still going strong!!!

Combining trans* advocacy with live performance, Turn Up the Trans*mission has featured local and visiting transgender and/or gender non-conforming artists, and strives to introduce new performers to their lineup every show. Burlesque, drag, live-singing, spoken word, and other performance styles…this varied collection of artists has a purpose.

Featuring performances by:
Bugalu Boogie
deadb0y IX
Essa Terick
Genome Kelly
Icon Ebony Fierce
Lady Baphomae
Mercury
Vanity UnFair
WORDZ (Wordz the poet emcee)

Turn up the Trans*mission aims to create a space for trans* identified performers to express their art without fear of prejudice, to create awareness and share their experiences in order to break down barriers of bigotry.

Doors at 7, Show at 8.
Pay-what-you-will admission..100% of this goes to the performers!!

50¢ pierogi until 10pm (they’re VEGAN!!)
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

Turn up the Trans*mission: December

Combining trans advocacy with live performance, Turn Up the Trans*mission is a variety show with no equal. Including burlesque, drag, live-singing, spoken word, and other performance styles, this varied collection of artists has a purpose. Community building and visibility are two main goals of the show, and as such, all proceeds of our show go directly to the performers.

December’s Line up:
Vyvyan
deadboy
Icon Ebony Fierce
Genome Kelly
Emilie Lemieux
Iguana B. Lyzard
Baked Pizza
Hadeel
Ron Binary

Trans*mission aims to create a space for trans identified performers to express their art without fear of prejudice, creating awareness while breaking down barriers of bigotry. Part of the Philadelphia LGBTQ Arts Initiative, who helps to create safe spaces for sharing and observing live performance art created by trans and/or gender non-conforming artists in Philadelphia.

Doors at 7pm, show starts at 8.
$4 Hamburgers & Vegan Burgers until midnight (try our Burger of the Month!)
$2 Narragansett Lager Tall Boys all day
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

Turn Up the Trans*Mission

Get ready for Turn Up the Trans*mission, a live performance made by trans* people, starring trans* people, for trans* people, celebrating trans* people!

The cast:
Ron Binary
Bernadette Christopher Morrell Karpf
Pocket Cub (Mika Ruckus Eli)
Areola Grande (Juan Martinez)
Iguana B. Lyzard (Jax Savage)

The hosts:
Deadboy IX as deadb0y IX
Travis Tea // Sadi St. Freak

Free admission, but donations highly encouraged!
Doors at 7, show at 8.

50¢ pierogi until 10pm
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

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

Sea-Witch book tour: Moss Angel/ Colette/ Raquel/ Prairie/ Barry

Join Moss Angel Witchmonstr on her only Philadelphia stop as she tours in support of her phenomenal new book, Sea-Witch v.1 (May She Lay Us Waste). She’ll be joined by Colette Arrand, who also has a new book, Hold Me Gorilla Monsoon. Three other trans writers – Raquel Salas Rivera, Prairie M. Faul, and Barry Grass – will be reading,

Doors at 7pm, readings at 8pm.

50¢ pierogi from noon – 10pm
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm