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Bawdy’s Post-Pride Parade Phenom!
June 28 @ 8:00 pm PDT$25
at the Verdi Club
2424 Mariposa, San Francisco, CA
Remember: Bang-O at 7:00 PM, Stories at 8:00 PM
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This Evening of Stories, Songs & Sex Toys features:
❤ Hosted by Sexual Folklorist Dixie De La Tour
❤ Legendary Author/Speaker/Kinkster Race Bannon
❤ Songs by Bawdy’s brilliant cohort, Jefferson Bergey
❤ Pitch your story to Dixie@BawdyStorytelling.com
❤ Play Bang-O & WIN Prizes, just for making new friends
❤ Bang-O Grand Prizes from Good Vibrations
❤ Bawdy’s new merchandise, FINALLY #BawdyGotMeLaid
❤ Reserved Seating puts you right up front
❤ Custom Bawdy Cocktails to help you get your flirt on #CBT #UnicornsButthole #EthicalSlut
For Millions of Years, Sexual Folklorist & Podcast host Dixie De La Tour has brought the Nation’s Perverrati together & onto the Bawdy Storytelling stage to tell their own infamously true tales of lust, love, kinky collisions, gender redefinition, sexual identity, life-changing hook-ups, educational one-night stands & everything in between.
The Original Sex + Storytelling series, featuring Real People & Rockstars sharing their Bona Fide Sexual Exploits, Live Onstage
And we know you’re on FetLife, ya pervert. Join the Bawdy Storytelling group there!
❤ Dixie De La Tour is a sexual folklorist, professional storyteller, podcaster, teacher, coach, community builder and most of all, a facilitator. She is also the Founder, Curator & Host of the Award-winning and NSFW storytelling series, Bawdy Storytelling (“The Moth for Pervs” – LA Weekly, “The Original Sex and Storytelling series” – Playgirl) that’s been lauded for its transformational, relatable, empowering performances. This live stage series is currently headed into its 13th year, the groundbreaking Bawdy Storytelling podcast has had over 1.5 million downloads, plus it’s been acknowledged as a ‘Best Of’ Sex podcast from Forbes, GQ Magazine, Marie Claire, Uproxx, Daily Mail UK, Bustle and (twice!) by Esquire Magazine.
Dixie has been Sainted by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (“Saint Kiss & Make You Tell”) for her work to reduce stigma and eliminate shame, and she recently became a Muppet. Discover more about Dixie De La Tour and Bawdy Storytelling at Facebook.com/BawdyStorytelling, on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/bawdystorytelling on Twitter at @Bawdy and always at www.BawdyStorytelling.com
In addition to story and public speaking coaching for her own series, Dixie coaches for TEDx, Women in Technology, offers custom Brand Storytelling coaching, has led storytelling events in Libraries, teaches Storytelling for the Classroom and has been a featured teller for the National Storytelling Conference. Ultimately, this story-loving southerner is passionate about storytelling’s ability to keep people safe, reduce social anxiety and connect us with strangers. Stories help you find your people!
❤ Kinky sex has been one of Race Bannon’s passions as a practitioner, organizer, writer, educator, commentator, activist and leader since his first explorations of the leather world starting in 1973. Race’s accomplishments include co-founder of the Kink Aware Professionals referral service; leader of The DSM Project that began to change how psychotherapy professionals view kink; author of the bestselling Learning The Ropes: A Basic Guide to Safe and Fun BDSM Lovemaking; founder of Daedalus Publishing Company, the first company dedicated to publishing nonfiction leather/SM/fetish books; prolific writer; former sex advice columnist; former producer and host of the first kink internet talk show Bound To Talk; past Board member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities, NLA International and Avatar Club Los Angeles; co-founder of NLA Los Angeles; and member of Chicago Hellfire Club, The 15 Association, and Society of Janus. Race is currently on the Board of the Leather Hall of Fame. Recently Race was inducted into the Society of Janus Hall of Fame. He is featured in the documentaries Vice and Consent, Out of the Darkness: The Reality of S&M and Folsom Forever, was a BDSM consultant for the movie Exit to Eden, and is currently an Executive Producer for Divine Deviance, an upcoming documentary about the global kink/BDSM/fetish scene. Race is also a popular speaker who has delivered the keynote address for a number of events. He has been awarded the 2006 National Leather Association International’s Lifetime Achievement Award, 2010 Mister Marcus Hernandez Lifetime Achievement Award (Man) Pantheon of Leather Community Service Award, the 2011 Philip M. Turner Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2013 National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Creating Change Leather Leadership Award, 2014 San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance Co-Man of the Year (tie), and the 2016 NorCal/Northwest Regional Pantheon of Leather Award. You can read some of Race’s writings at www.bannon.com or www.racebannon.com or in the Bay Area Reporter (ebar.com) where he is the leather/kink columnist.
❤ Straddling the line between sentimental and sleazy, Jefferson Bergey blends gritty, soulful pop with elements of folk, blues, and country with a penchant for the ridiculous in his original compositions.
The Oakland based singer-songwriter performs his family-unfriendly music all over the Bay Area. He’s a frequent contributor, writing custom songs for the award-winning, San Francisco based, Bawdy Storytelling. As a solo acoustic act, Bergey’s sound is akin to folky musical theater in a coffee shop…if the coffee shop also sold sex toys and sativa gummy bears. His polite vulgarity may not be for the very young and impressionable or the very old and conservative but he won’t tell you how to raise your kids or upset your grandparents.
He can be seen and heckled every Monday night at his Risqué residency at Scopo Divino in San Francisco. For well over two years straight, he’s put on a unique and interactive show where he plays original music and cover songs suggested by those in attendance who haven’t already left in disgust.
Bergey’s music can be heard on the RISK! and Bawdy Storytelling podcasts. He has performed at The Independent, Sweetwater, Great American Music Hall, Jewish Community Center in SF, John Steinbeck Association, Special Olympics in Long Beach, Punchline SF, and SF Sketchfest.
His newest EP titled ‘Always Up (To Go Down)’ was originally written for Bawdy Storytelling and is flanked by a few of his ‘inter-lewds’, now fleshed out with piano, bass, and pedal steel. It also features the talents of Natalie Smith (Cape Weather) on vocals.
• No Refunds or Exchanges
• Lineup Subject to Change
• ASL Interpretation available with prior written notice. Contact BawdyStorytelling@gmail.com for more information
• General Admission seating is first come, first served. We recommend you arrive when doors open for best seating (Reserved Seating guarantees you a seat right up front)
Winner of SFist’s Best Storytelling Show, the SF Weekly’s Best of San Francisco & the LA Weekly’s Best Of Los Angeles (for Best Storytelling) & 2 Time Winner of the SF Bay Guardian’s Best of the Bay Award (Best Literary Event)
“The Moth for Pervs” – LA Weekly
“Dixie De La Tour’s scandalous, over-the-top Bawdy Storytelling series” – SF Weekly
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