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Fray Day Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday and Sunday the storytelling site the Fray is celebrating six years in cities around the world. If you can’t make any of them, check out the many wonderful stories on the site.

From the newsletter [with some rearranging, notations and links added]:

fray} news :

special note: { fray day is this weekend! }

Our yearly celebration of the true, personal story, and the sixth
birthday of our humble site, is upon us! If you live in one of the
following cities, we hope you’ll come out and join us for an evening
of personal storytelling.

Fray Day is taking place *this weekend* in Austin, Cambridge, Copenhagen, El Paso, Grand Rapids, Guam, Los Angeles, Melbourne, San Francisco, Tucson, and Washington DC. Read on for details….

{ san francisco }

Featuring: Music by local bands Dealership [the band and lead singer blog] and From Monument to Masses.

Storytelling performances by Local
troublemaker Jack Boulware, Slam poet and author Justin
Chin
, Bestselling author Laura Fraser, Internet superstar
Justin Hall, and Retired bank robber Joe Loya. Plus the
return of fray favorites like Lance Arthur, Heather Champ,
Brad Graham, Derek Powazek, Magdalen Powers, Kevin Smokler [who does the literary community Central Booking],
and Shauna Wright.

When: Saturday 14 September, 7pm
Where: The Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th St. in the Mission

{ austin }

Featuring: Music by local artist Sophie Raymond.
Performances by Ani Moller, Ainjel Emme, and Tim O.
Thompson. Emceed by Ben Brown.

When: Saturday 14 September, 7pm
Where: Cafe Mundi, 1704 E 5th St.

{ washington dc }

Featuring: Performances by Maura Johnston and Kelowna
Vincent, hosted by Don Bruns and Michael Woodward, with an
open mic and interactive art projects.

When: Saturday 14 September, 8pm
Where: The Lyceum: 201 S. Washington St.

{ cambridge }

Featuring: Storytelling performances and open mic. Hosted by
Susan Kaup and Jen Langley.

When: Saturday 14 September, 7pm
Where: Hannum Hall, YWCA Cambridge, 7 Temple St.

{ copenhagen }

Featuring: Music by local band Dong/Kofod. Hosted by Rasmus
Rasmussen.

When: Sunday 15 September, 7pm
Where: Märkbar, Vesterbrogade 106A

{ el paso }

Featuring: Music by Phillip Tubbs and In All Her Sincerity.
Performances by Shawn J. Miller, Jesus Portillo, Christain
Turner, and Sylvia Zuniga. hosted by Toby Delgado.

When: Saturday 14 September, 7pm
Where: Bridge Center for Contemporary Art, 1 Union Plaza

{ grand rapids }

Featuring: Storytelling performances and open mic. Emceed by
Shmuel Mikel.

When: Saturday 14 September, 6pm
Where: Wealthy Street Theatre, 1130 Wealthy St.

{ guam }

Featuring: Music by local band The Electric Danish,
performances by Toni Brooks, an open mic, and many
interactive art projects.

When: Saturday 14 September, 6pm
Where: University of Guam English Building Atrium

{ los angeles }

Featuring: Music by local band Daveen. Performances by Adam
Rakunas, Moira Quirk, Michael Rayner, Clay Bravo, Dan
Tirman, Dan Farren, Marti MacGibbon, Steven-Elliot Altman,
Juliet Curry, and Paul Jacek. Hosted by Lance Anderson.

When: Sunday 15 September, 7pm
Where: Whitmore-Lindley Theatre, 11006 Magnolia Blvd.

{ melbourne }

Featuring: Performances by Sean Hegarty and Barbara Kerr and
a storytelling open mic. Hosted by Kathryn O’Halloran.

When: Saturday 14 September, 8pm
Where: Good Morning Captain, 20 Johnston St. in Collingwood

{ tucson }

Featuring: Music by DJ crew AZsessions (Johnny Birkinbine
[jcat], Scott Gustafson [emmfour] and Dan Taylor [indigo]).
Performances by Jef Hamby, Patty Castro, Lokali, and Fish
Karma. Emceed by Diane Bombshelter of KXCI.

When: Saturday 14 September, 7pm
Where: Hotel Congress, 311 East Congress St.

I hope to see you at Fray Day, and happy birthday to {fray}!

– Derek

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  • Eric Olsen

    Very interesting Steve, thanks.