Third Thursday women's open mic Feb. 21
- Join us Thursday February 21 for the women's open mic talent showcase
at the Montclair Women's Cultural Arts Club, 7:30 pm.
This is an all-women event and all women are welcome.
Our Featured Performer this month is SHARI KLINE. An accomplished
pianist and composer, Shari has been a visible member of the women's
music community in the Bay Area for the past 4 years. She is known
for her soulful original music scores and blues piano. She shares her
musical talents to enliven her seniors at St. Peters Adult Day Care,
and enrich the lives of pediatric patients at Oakland Children's
Hospital. As a member of the Average Dyke Band she has played all
over the Bay area including San Francisco PRIDE, Santa Cruz PRIDE,
and Nor Cal Music Festival.
AND...the heart and soul of Third Thursday: YOU, as either performer
or audience member. Drop in for some laughs and bring your songs,
poems, prose, instruments, voice or any other talent you might have.
Each performer has 5 minutes to do their thing, sometimes more in the
second half if time allows. It is an evening rich with entertainment.
Performance sign-up is at 7 pm, show is from 7:30 to 10:00 with an
intermission. We have a small sound system and an electric keyboard.
The Montclair Women's Cultural Arts Club is located at 1650 Mountain Blvd. in
Oakland, corner of Mountain and Thornhill off Hwy. 13, 510-654-4088 for info.
$ 7 at the door.
Thank you for keeping this event scent-free. Event is wheelchair
accessible. Let me know if you need disabled access parking *one day
Janet Rachel, Host/MC
Third Thursday Women's Talent Showcase
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- Join us on Thurs. February 21st at Third Thursday women's open mic talent showcase at Montclair Women's Cultural Arts, 1650 Mountain Blvd. in Oakland, corner of Mountain and Thornhill off Hwy. 13, 7:30 pm. <nvcshazam@...> for info. $ 7 - 10 sliding scale at the door.Open mic spots fill up fast. See info. below about how to sign up. This is an all-women event (audience and performers) and all women are welcome to an upbeat community gathering to connect with old friends, meet new ones, and enjoy fantastic entertainment. Chocolate truffles, wine, non-alcoholic beverages enhance the evening's enjoyment.For PERFORMANCE SIGN-UP email <nvcshazam@...>, and arrive before 7:30 to check in. Show is from 7:30 to 10:00 with an intermission. Each act is 5 minutes. Spaces are limited so we can end at 10:00, allowing our volunteer crew to get home at a decent hour and keeping the neighbors happy. A cappella, acoustic, or plugged in are all welcome. We have a sound system.This month's feature is VOICES LESBIAN CHORAL ENSEMBLE, under the artistic direction of Orchid Pusey. Voices is an Oakland, California based a cappella group that strives to use musical excellence and the messages in their repertoire to promote lesbian visibility and social justice. Founded in 1988, Voices has performed in many Bay Area events over the past 25 years, including San Francisco´s 34th Annual Pride concert. The ensemble has recorded two CDs, and enjoys performing for community events, weddings, and celebrations of all kinds. They also support transgender, queer, bisexual, pan sexual, and gay siblings and the allies in their lives who strive to end oppression every day. Their music is a delight and an inspiration to all! http://www.voiceslce.org/ voicesinfo@...AND...the heart and soul of Third Thursday: YOU, either as performer or audience member. Drop in for some laughs, songs, poems, prose, instruments, spoken word, and any other talents you have. Each performer has 5 minutes to do their thing. It is an evening rich with entertainment.ARTISTS AND AUTHORS: If you are a visual artist or author, contact Shazam at nvcshazam@... for information about showing and selling your art or books at Third Thursday.Thank you for keeping this event scent-free. Event is wheelchair accessible. Let Shazam know at <nvcshazam@...> if you need disabled access parking *one day in advance.*Suzanne Cimone, aka Shazam, MC/HostJanet Rachel, ProducerThird Thursday Women's Talent Showcase