This Thursday the fun continues at Milkboy with an evening of poetry, spoken word, and general shenanigans from Philadelphia artists Stephanie Durann & St. Skribbly Lacroix. Expect to be inspired, agitated, amused, bemused, and befuddled… you name it. Here’s why:
Stephanie Durann is a writer from Philadelphia, PA who has performedÂ under variousÂ reading series, festivals and cabarets in the cityÂ including Poets and Prophets, LadyFest Philly, Univers-all Voices,Â Black Womenâ€™s Arts Festival, the Sedgwick Theater, and several readingÂ series at Moonstone Arts Center (fka Robin’s Bookstore). Â She wonÂ Honorable Mention for her poetry in Byline Magazine in 2001 and wasÂ one of four winners of the Power99fm/Def Poetry Jam Contest in 2002.Â Her work was also featured in several publications including HingeÂ Online and The Worcester Review. Â She was also a participant in theÂ National Book Foundation Summer Writing Camp in 2004. Â She producedÂ her first chapbook, The Rites of Individual Passage in 2003. Recently,Â she co-hosted for and read for the Light of Unity Reading Series andÂ the Soul Connection, Philly Alternative Soul. Â Currently, her mainÂ goal is to permanently leave the cubicle farm.
Defying the genre-”nazis” as writer, performer, comedic sketch artist, actor, singer, songwriter,model and photographer, Skribbly LaCroix blends all of his talents and skills in a cutting edge Â matrimony between performance art and pop-culture.Â LaCroix is the host of the immensely popular music performance series ROCKERS! He is a founding member of the performance collective known as the Unf*ckwittables. Forever developing new ways to push creative manifestation to new levels, LaCroix not only tests new waters every time he steps on stage but the patience and gag reflex of (and nowhere near exclusive to) Christians, moralists, feminists, puppy lovers and poets everywhere.Â His first book The Pen Is Mightier Than the Lord is set to release early 2011.
…And if that’s not enough, we’ve got some edge-of-your-seat action in the open mic contest.Â Here are the standings. Above all things, this reading promises good times. Be there: Thursday, Oct 14th, 7pm.