Sappho's Salon

7:30 p.m.

Sappho’s Salon: A Provocative Night of Lesbian Diversions

Featuring Nikki Patin, Sissy Van Dyke, and DJ SpinNikki

$7-$10 sliding scale includes food and wine.

            This
month’s installment of our monthly salon night for lesbians and their
friends features award-winning and internationally acclaimed spoken work
artist Nikki Patin. A teacher, activist, and artist, Patin has
performed on HBO’s Def Poetry Slam, was a member of Chicago’s 2001
Mental Graffiti National slam team, and received the gold medal in slam
poetry at the 2006 International Gay Games. Author of “The Phat Grrl
Diaries,” she also fronts the rock band, “Like A Hundred.” Joining Patin
will be writer, stand-up comic and punk rock musician Sissy Van Dyke.
As usual, Sappho’s house DJ SpinNikki will round out tonight’s show with
an eclectic array of pop, electronica, soul, world music, and dance
tracks. Proceeds benefit the artists and the Women’s Voices Fund.

Event date: 
Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
60640 Chicago
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