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This Tuesday-February 18-The Erotic Literary Salon Live-Adult Sex-Ed-Featuring Katie Vickers & Albert Quesada

Come celebrate Valentine’s Day for the second time on Tuesday, you do not want to miss this special event. We are honored to have a special performance of intimate dance.

My Valentine’s gift to you: “2cellos” are playing 7 minutes of celestial music, while making love to their cellos.

2CELLOS Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser performing their arrangement of Benedictus by Karl Jenkins with the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra.


Press Release-February 18-The Erotic Literary Salon / Adult Sex Ed-Celebrate Valentine’s With Dancers Katie Vickers & Albert Quesada

Philadelphia’s Erotic Literary Salon / Adult Sex Ed – Live, Celebrate Valentine’s with Katie Vickers & Albert Quesada, Dancers Extraordinaire, Tuesday, February 18. – contact: Susana Mayer, Ph.D., Founder and Host, – guidelines for reading. – blog: events, Salon notices, erotica, and guidelines.

The Erotic Literary Salon is excited to be featuring Katie & Albert in honor of Valentine’s. They will be sharing an improvised dance on intimacy. Both dancers define intimacy through a deep listening to the music, to the space, and to themselves, a sense of play and a sense of lightness.

The Erotic Literary Salon will be held Tuesday, February 18. The evening will start with Adult Sex-Ed Salon, a one-hour program devoted to sex and sexuality. The audience will have the opportunity to pose any questions regarding sex and sexuality anonymously. Sexologist Susana Mayer, PhD, along with co-host Walter will facilitate the Adult Sex-Ed Salon and attendees interested in sharing their knowledge and experiences will join in the discussion. This is always an extremely lively, audience driven Q & A period.

PHILADELPHIA: Since 2008, The Erotic Literary Salon, unique in the English-speaking world has launched a growing movement mainstreaming erotica. Salons attract a supportive audience of 60 or more individuals. Approximately 10-15 attendees participate as writers, readers, storytellers, spoken-word performers of original works. The audience has the opportunity to participate sometimes reading sexuality quotes from various books or they can just listen, enjoy and applaud. The attendees also have the opportunity to create caption for erotic cartoon specifically designed for the Salon. Sign-up to read at the door; guidelines can be found at the Salon’s website.

Salons gather the 3rd Tuesday of every month at TIME (The Bohemian Absinthe Lounge), 1315 Sansom Street, Center City, Philadelphia. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., for cocktails, food and conversation. All times approximate – Adult Sex-Ed between 7:00-8:00, readings begin at 8:30 – 10:30. Admission is $12, discounted for students and seniors to $10. Salon attendees must be 21.

Creator of this event, Dr. Susana, is Philadelphia’s best-known sexologist. She lends her voice to the Salon by offering relevant information to support the discussions that arise in the Salon and blog.

…surprisingly comfortable….Salon devotees praise her for the space she has created….”

“I think Susana is doing a very brave thing.”

Philadelphia Inquirer, February 10, 2010


“There are laughter and tears along with the hot rush of blood – to the face.”

Daily News, March 15, 2010


“I never knew such a life of honesty could exist. I finally found a home I can be comfortable in…this event changed my life.”

First-time attendee and reader 2013


“First time attending but I really enjoyed myself, great crowd, love the transparency and openness. Looking forward to next month with great anticipation.”

First-time attendee 2018


“Finding my voice in such an amazing community has been such a light in my life. I’m feeling whole and full of love.

Attendee 2019



Passional-Sexploratorium-FREE raffles to win $25 gift certificate-4 given away at the end of the Salon.


Reminder, TODAY, The Erotic Literary Salon / Adult Sex-Ed Live, Free Raffle tickets for The Sweet Spot & Passional / Sexploritorium

FREE raffle at the Erotic Literary Salon TODAY – Tuesday, January 21. Chance to win one of 4 tickets to this spectacular Erotic Pop event – The Sweet Spot. Also the opportunity to win one of 4 gift certificates worth $25 each for Passional/Sexploritorium, and one of two admissions to a few Salon.

Surpise host for the month of January.

Valentine Edition: welcome to the Soaring Twenties…

For more information visit our website

The Sweet Spot is a high-energy; heart-pumping; down-right decadent-dancing; laugh-out-loud burlesque stage production celebrating the sexier side of life. Performing in over 30 cities, this immersive show takes you on a bold adventure where anything can happen.

Get ready to experience the world’s best performance poets, sultry burlesque dancers, live music, comedy and the most electrified host you have ever seen. Brilliantly weaving satire, artistry and current top 40 hits, this is 21st century burlesque at its best! Leave your rules, restrictions and expectations at the door and let The Sweet Spot open your spirit, awaken your passions and leave you in a sweeter place.

* Burlesque refers to performances in a variety show format. Also be ready to participate in fun games, birthday treats, and opportunities to win prizes.

* Popular destination for date night, birthdays, bachelor(ette) parties, and large groups.

* Drinks and Souvenirs are available for purchase.

Facebook, Instagram: @SweetSpotNation / #SweetSpotNation

For more information visit our website


Reminder-Tuesday-Jan 21-The Erotic Literary Salon Live / Adult Sex-Ed, plus FREE tickets Sweet Spot Nation


Ainsley Burrows was a featured presenter at the Salon several years ago.  Since then he has grown his show (it is spectacular), but continues to give us reserved tickets to raffle off at the Salon. His next Philadelphia show is February 5, in honor of Valentine’s Day – a must see.

Do come to the next Salon, January 21, there will be a surprise host.