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How May We Hate You: Live at Union Hall
Aug 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm| $10
Todd Dakotah Briscoe and Anna Drezen (authors of the popular Tumblr and upcoming book “How May Way We Hate You?”) are back with more comedic tales from working in name tag hell.
Featuring stories, games, stand up, and special guests, this is their third time back at Union Hall and 4 previously sold out shows.
Isaac Oliver is an award-winning playwright, author, and performer. His debut collection of essays, Intimacy Idiot, was recently published by Scribner in June. His stories have been featured on BuzzFeed, Gawker, Out, and in Next Magazine and Frontiers. He is a frequent guest in the Soundtrack Series, How I Learned Series, Dead Darlings, and Showgasm. His plays include Electra in a One-Piece, Eddie Goshen is Dead, and the ten-minute plays “3, 2, 1,” “Film Forum,” and “Come Here” (New York Innovative Theatre Award, Outstanding Original Short Script). He is a graduate of Carver Center for Arts and Technology and Fordham College at Lincoln Center and a MacDowell Colony Fellow. He lives in New York City.
Elizabeth & the Catapult. As Elizabeth & the Catapult, Elizabeth Ziman has released two full-length albums and a self-produced, recorded and released EP. 2009’s Taller Children was produced by Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes) and featured collaborations with Tilly and the Wall. The band’s second full-length was The Other Side of Zero, produced by Tony Berg (Aimee Mann) and featuring Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings. The Other Side of Zero, which drew interest from Anne Hathaway who used the album’s track “Thank You For Nothing” as inspiration for her hair cutting scene in Les Miserables. Hathaway later cast Elizabeth as a street musician in the film, Song One, about New York Musicians. Since The Other Side of Zero, Elizabeth & the Catapult has reformed as Ziman along with Jonno Linden (guitar/vocals), Jeske Hume (bass/vocals), Adam Minkoff (drums/bass/vocals), and Lauren Balthrop of Dear Georgiana (vocals/guitar/piano). The last few years have found the band touring with Sara Bareilles, Greg Laswell, Lenka and Kishi Bashi as well as backup support for The Shins and The Waterboys. http://elizabethandthecatapult.com/
Ethnic Realness with Joel Kim Booster and Bowen Yang: Join color-queer hosts Bowen Yang (Pop Roulette) and Joel Kim Booster (Paper Magazine’s “10 Comedians You Should Know”) as they traipse through the joyful hellscape that is homo-racial life, along with gag-worthy comedians, musical acts and drag guests that will make you say, “white masc only no fats no fems!”