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Dance At Large

Laurie says:

Big Moves concerts are always fabulous! Don’t miss this one if you’re in the Bay Area.

Dance At Large performers

“Some dancers just do it bigger. Dance At Large, Big Moves Bay Area’s all new dance spectacular, celebrates this not-so-small fact in style with plenty of big dance from big dancers who aren’t afraid to show you what they’re made of. Dance At Large features the Phat Fly Girls-West Coast in hot new jazz, musical theater, lyrical and hip-hop numbers, combining sexiness, raw emotion, sharp choreography and a dash of humor with some seriously fierce full-bodied dance for an evening you’ll never forget. The Phat Fly Girls’ performances will include the premiere of a new hip-hop work created specially for the Phat Fly Girls in all their ample glory by guest choreographer, Kim Sims-Battiste, Director of Culture Shock Oakland.

Special guest artists include Raks Africa, NaachDuniya, Goddess Force, Rubenesque Burlesque, Culture Shock Oakland and more in a dazzling array of belly dance, Bollywood, burlesque, hip-hop and contemporary dance performances.

This location is wheelchair accessible.
Please note: All tickets purchased online in advance will be held at will call. We will be asking to see a valid current student ID at the door for anyone who has purchased student-priced tickets in advance or at the door. 12 at door for General Public, $10 at door for Students.”

Cool Fat Poster

Laurie says:

I love this fat monologue poster by Barry Deutsch.   He’s talking about pain and process that are all too typical for many people.  Check out the web version so you can read the text and see details.  You can buy it here.

Barry Deutsch Poster

There was originally a paragraph here where I read the nude figure in the back ground as female. Fortunately I got an almost immediate comment from purpleshineycrafter “Uh, the picture in the background looks like a man to me”. They’re right and it should have been obvious. In spite of all my years of experience with fat nudes of both sexes I read it wrong. Aside from my total embarrassment, it says something about how heavy some of the visual tapes can be. We’re barraged for our lifetimes with images of how people are supposed to look. My profound apologies, especially to Barry.

Speaking of lovely nudes of fat men, here is one of my favorite images from Familiar Men.
Richard Labonte

I love Barry Deutsch’s comic Hereville.  It’s set in a contemporary alternate universe in an orthodox  Jewish community with dragons, surreal creatures, family, and a heroic little girl named Mirka .  He’s at the APE 2008 (Alternative Press Expo) in San Francisco tomorrow.

Thanks to Lynn Kendall for pointing to the poster.