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December 9, 2017 (Seattle, WA)

w/ Buzzfeed's Emmy Favilla + Poet Anastacia-Renee + Music from Laura Gibson
Venue: The Neptune
Doors: 07:00pm
Show: 08:00pm

EMMY FAVILLA

Emmy Favilla, the senior commerce editor and former copy chief at Buzzfeed has some thoughts about grammar and articulation. Author of Buzzfeed’s style guide — now adopted by most of the web — Favilla is the grand dame of our evolving internet language. With her new book, A World Without “Whom,” an examination of how to communicate clearly in the internet age, certain copywriters have even more reason to take care when writing her bio for public radio appearances.

 

ANASTACIA-RENEE

Anastacia-Renee, the current Civic Poet of Seattle, is a potent hybrid of awesomeness, working as a workshop facilitator, a performance artist, and an activist. She’s also a writing and publishing machine with three books out this year: (v.), Answer(Me), and Forget It. A queer writer of color, she just finished a prestigious gig as Poet-in-Residence at the Hugo House. She’s a force to be reckoned with, and we welcome the reckoning.

 

LAURA GIBSON

Laura Gibson is leveling up. And not just because her 2016 album, Empire Builder, was called “her best record to date” by Pitchfork. She’s a folk/indie singer and songwriter who plays numerous instruments, has an MFA in fiction writing, and as a storyteller and performer is constantly upping her game. If she’s building an empire, then we want her to be our queen.

December 14, 2017 (Portland, OR)

w/ Andy Kindler
Venue: Alberta Rose Theatre
Doors: 06:30pm
Show: 07:30pm

ANDY KINDLER

Comedian and professional troublemaker Andy Kindler takes no prisoners. Want proof? He delivers his infamous “State of the Industry Address,” taking aim at the entertainment industry, yearly at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. You can hear his voice on Bob’s Burgers and his podcast, “Thought Spiral,and you’ve seen his face on The Late Show With David Letterman, Everybody Loves Raymond, and as a judge on Last Comic Standing.