That’s What She Said is proud to present it’s first ever ode to body positivity SASSY FAT GIRLS!
Sept 29th 8pm @ The Garage
715 Bryant St San Francisco
This Show will star the awesome talents of DENISE JOLLY, RACHEL WILEY, LYDIA POPOVICH and More! Join our event page on facebook
Rachel Wiley is a bad ass all the way Columbus, OH. She represented Writing Wrongs Poetry Slam in the Women of the World Poetry Slam 2011 where she was the 4th place finalist. She was the 2011 Grand Slam Champ for the Writing Wrongs Poetry Slam team that went on to place 4th at the 2011 National Poetry Slam. Rachel has self published 3 chapbooks and 1 cd. She is seriously considering becoming a mermaid.
DENISE JOLLY is an amazing lady direct from the East Bay. She is a member of Salt Lines Spoken Word Collective, has served as Executive Director of Seattle Youth Speaks, co-host and facilitator of the Seattle Poetry Slam, Poetry Curator for The Round (a live multidisciplinary collaborative arts show), Eleventh Hour Productions Board of Directors and Vice President of Stronghold Productions. Denise was the 2009 San Francisco Grand Slam Champion and member of the 2009 San Francisco Slam team who ranked 3rd in the nation. She has performed, taught, and/or collaborated in venues as large as Coachella and as small as Cook County Detention Center, Cleveland High School, and Seattle Youth Speaks writing circle. She likes doing great things with amazing people and being moved by art, community and how the two work together. Enjoy her poem The Ritual featured in the above video from the Seattle Poetry Slam.
Lydia Popovich is a SF-based comedian and blogger. Her website, Hater Tuesday founded in 2003 garners thousands of weekly visits from friends and family around the world. You can see her performing on stages all over the Bay Area including her favorites the Punchline and Rooster T Feathers.
Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters once touched her arm and said, “Hey, you’re pretty funny.” That was the best day of her life.
Stay Tuned as we announce more awesome Sassy Fat Women in the days leading up to the show!
The Super Hero art above was created by the very talented Jay check out more of her work on tumblr http://jaysinkpen.tumblr.com/
The Sketch below was drawn by Laura J. Martin share it with your friends!