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Comedy-Gasm! One Year Anniversary – April 19-Saturday-Tonight

Rachel Fogletto, a regular at The Erotic Literary Salon and founder/host of Comedy-Gasm writes:

That’s right, April marks an entire year since Comedy-Gasm entered the world, and filled our hearts, minds and other body parts with joy, laughter, and sexiness! For this milestone we’re having a show of some of your favorites from Comedy-Gasm past! In true ‘gasm fashion, be prepared to expect the unexpected as there are sure to be some special surprises! Come, raise your glass of donkey punch to celebrate one fabulous year!

Host: Rachel Fogletto


Tim Raymus (Debut EP, “Yo, Gimme a Dolla!”)
Short Stack (Comedy is Liberty, Wait Wut?, Rocky Horror)
Setoiyo (Philly Comedy Attic, Sundays With Setoiyo)
Alejandro Morales (Laughs on Fairmount, Dates)
Alex Pearlman (Something Witty at the Dive, Comment Shaming)

8PM door / 8:45PM show

$10 plus donations
21 +
UPSTAIRS at the Irish Pol

 45 S. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

Drink Specials!

April 6 – Sunday – Dr. Sketchy’s – “UNBEWEAVEABLE!” Beehives, Flips and Bouffants with model Dahlia Derriere

Come to sketch or just as voyeur, but do come and enjoy!

Model Dahlia Derriere (Baltimore)



Hairstyling is a tremendous art form and medium that our friends at Salon Rock Paper Scissors (Mt.Holly, NJ) tackle every day. The salon team is joining up with Dr.Sketchy’s to transform the bodacious Dahlia Derriere with teasing combs, bobby pins and hairspray to get the hair closer to the heavens! Her looks will span history from the flips of the 50’s to the Mohawks of the 80’s.

Event held Sunday, April 6, at Arch Enemy Arts at 109 Arch Street  856-904-0633

4-5pm Free Themed Still Life Sketch

5-8pm Session with Models / Tickets available at the door

$15 General Admission/$12 Students/$10 Voyeurs

No Photography

Bring your own art supplies

April 2 – The Femme-mynistiques – Tonight

Host kick-off event for the Poet-Tree En Motion Spring Performance Series:

Press Release

Philadelphia, PA – Local artist Gabrielle de Burke’s seasonal series, Poet-tree En Motion, will be held at The Rotunda in West Philadelphia this spring, hosting Wednesday night performances April 2nd, May 7th & June 4th. Events begin at 7pm and include performances from a range of Philadelphia local artists, including April’s featured act, The Femme-mynistiques. Together, The Femme-mynistiques are a righteous storm creating a innovative niche on the music scene with their awe-inspiring original fusion of Lyrical Poetry, Omnipotent Raps & Siren Vocals set to dynamic variety of conscious hip hop, tribal house, down-tempo & electronic music.

“Then, just when you think you’ve had all the stimulation and estrogen you can take, local lady trio the Femme-Mynistiques will enchant you with their mystical vocals…”

-Philadelphia Weekly


The Femme-mynistiques are a unique force bringing together the skills of Plum Dragoness, Lady Omni & Alexa Gold. Performances blend their respective skillfulness in music production, dance choreography, theater arts, poetry as performance and song writing into an illuminating blend of ancient rites that celebrate the modern spirit of freedom, unity and love.


The Femme-mynistiques Host kick-off event for the Poet-Tree En Motion Spring Performance Series


April 2nd, 2014!




Rarely will you find a group like this, powerfully present, aesthetically pleasing, keepin’ it real and esoteric and fun. These three women set the stage on fire every time they grace it with their musical stylings…”

Nicole Connor (Performance Artist)


As participant and host of this ongoing seasonal event known as the Poet-tree En Motion performing arts series, Plum Dragoness’ collaborative community outreach encompasses the energy of the entire series as an inventive source of life for the multi-dimensional hub of talent alive in the Philadelphia area. Poet-tree En Motion works to inspire both artist and audience to connect and work together towards cultivating the arts community in Philadelphia, welcoming artists of all kinds to experience performances local to the neighborhood, and offering the opportunity at each show for community participation to sign-up in the all-genre open mic/stage component of the events. This event series features a variety of dance/movement/theater mediums, live electronic/acoustic music, vocalists & poetry/spoken-word presentations, circus/fire/flow arts performances, community art creations, live painting & VJ projections…& more!}


The upcoming April 2nd, Poet-tree En Motion event celebrates “the feminine mystique,” presenting a program of all female artists, featuring fresh beats and lyrical poetics from The Femme-mynistiques. In honor of The Femme-mynistiques, DONATIONS will be accepted @ Door & RAFFLE tickets will be sold for Prizes (Art/Goods/Services) to help fund their recording project for the debut EP “Here She Comes…!” Supporting acts range from live vocals, music & painting to visual projections, word-smithery/story-telling, flow artists & tribal belly dance that includes; Angela Williams, Ayumi Perry, GhettoSongBird, Irene Reinke, Lux Arati, Jan Jefferies & Marcy of Mind Over Matter (M.O.M.), Monica Day, Naeemah Maddox, Nicole Cirone, Rachel Rota, VJ Spooky & Kaleema Poles. Check the venue or artist websites or facebook groups & event details on May 7th; Spring Fire Lights the Night & Lunar Celebrations & June 4th; Summer Festivities & Plum Dragoness Annual Fundraising Auction (performers TBA)!


Visit The Rotunda’s website (www.therotunda.org) for more details on this year’s spring series & Join the Facebook Group to find Events for Poet-tree En Motion (www.facebook.com/groups/116980678334215)!



For information on The Femme-mynistiques visit:






Media enquiries please contact dragoness@earthtones.com

Tonight-The Erotic Literary Salon-Live – February 18 – Monica Day & Tango

Celebrate Valentine’s Day once again with Monica Day, third year as featured presenter along with Tango mini-performance, Argentinian dancer Damian Lobato and Sarah Chung. 20+ readers will fill out the evening with steamy words. An evening not to be missed.

Damian Lobato – http://www.artemisdesign.co.uk/portfolio/design/damian-lobato/