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Super Identities

2 Oct

October 2014 Events and a Request for Tellers

Call for Storytellers:

Ladyfest Upstate: November 22!

Front Parlor is soliciting stories to be told at Ladyfest 2014.  Please contact Abby (abblub[at] with a pitch of your 5-7 minute story if you are interested.

Ladyfest Upstate is a 1-day music and arts festival featuring women-identified, trans, and gender nonconforming artists.  This is its 2nd year in Albany, and the event is from 2pm-1am.  Ladyfest will feature live art, comedy, stories, and spoken word by local artists.  Performances by Free Cake for Every Creature, Niedra Stevens, Camae Dennis (Philly), Cihuatl Ce (LA), Evan Greer (Boston) and more TBA.

The event is 18+ and wheelchair accessible. $10-20 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds.  Profits go to the SANCTUARY FUND, a Holding Our Own Donor-Advised fund for women and families who need to leave their homes without notice, as a result of a disaster, a divorce, domestic violence, & beyond.  It is sponsored by Holding Our Own, NYSCA, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Social Justice Center & WEXT.  To keep up to date and get schedule visit facebook event,  For more info on the event, contact:

Tuesday, October 14 @ The Ale House (Troy)
Hosted by Abby Lublin
7:30 – 9:30 pm
680 River Street
Theme: “Super Powers”

Were you a Super Hero?  Or maybe you just wore the Underoos with particular pride.  Maybe you have a tale of Cold War intrigue and excitement.  Come listen to/share your experience of superhuman powers on October 14 at the Ale House!


Monday, October 20 The Olde English Pub (Albany)
Hosted by Gregor Wynnyczuk
7:30 – 9:30 pm
25 Quackenbush Square
Theme: “Mistaken Identity”

There are 6 or so billion people on the planet. Give or take. While there are a crazy number of different ways that genes can combine somehow people still sort of end up looking like each other. Which can make for confusion, and hopefully an interesting story or two…

Share widely.

If you’d like to throw your name in the can to tell a story, and you know you’ll be a lil’ late, post a comment here.

See you ’round the mic. And as always…

Listening is an act of love.