Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series on May 7, 2015 — Benefit for the Boston Dyke March!

This reading is part of our monthly LGBTQ series, Moonlighting. Click here for more information about this recurring show.

The featured reader for May 7, 2015 is a round robin feature of fantastic ladies slinging poems on behalf of the Boston Dyke March! See below for the feature list, and be sure to get there early to snag a spot on the open mic.

As yet another bonus, Mad Femme Pride will be hosting a pre-show salon and workshop at 6:30PM.

A little more about your features:

JANAE JOHNSON is a Stevie Wonder-loving, Jamba Juice-sipping, slampoet, educator, and activist in the Boston area. Janae is the reigning Women of the World PoetrySlam Champion and was the grand slam champion of the 2014 Boston Poetry Slam Team. She is the founder/coach/advisor for the nationally ranked Simmons College (Speaks) Poetry Slam team.

SARAH LYNN HERKLOTS is a Performance Poet who believes in poetry and performance as tools for transformation and healing. Sarah represented Portland, ME in the 2012 Women of the World Poetry slam where she placed in the top 15. She has been published by Moon Pie Press in the anthology “Passion and Pride: Poets supporting Equality”, Nin Journal and by Resurgo Magazine.

CHLOE CUNHA is a poet and screenwriter, and an incoming host of the Encyclopedia Show Boston. She first discovered a love for poetry at Bar 13’s louderARTS while living in NYC. Though she deeply misses the constant throb of panicked sirens and the bevy of skunky dives, she is happy to have since moved back to her native hometown of Cambridge, MA.

CASSANDRA EUPHRAT WESTON is a poet and cheesecake enthusiast who performs as one half of the poetry duo About That Elephant. Emojis are among her favorite hobbies.

This show in our monthly Thursday LGBTQ series takes place at Fazenda Coffee Roasters, 3710 Washington St. in the Jamaica Plain area of Boston. An salon/workshop begins at approximately 6:30 p.m. with an open mic to follow at 7:00 p.m. The four-poet feature will follow the open. The show is all-ages and a $3 donation is requested.