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TELL 50: BELIEVING

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Event:
TELL 50: BELIEVING
Start:
January 19, 2019 7:00 PM
End:
January 19, 2019 9:30 PM
Cost:
$10 suggested donation to benefit the performers and the Bureau. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Organizer:
OUT Professionals
Updated:
January 5, 2019
Venue:
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
Phone:
6464570859
Address:
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
TELL 50 copy

 

TELL is an evening of story telling from the mouths and minds of queers in NYC hosted by Drae Campbell at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division since February 2014.

 

BELIEVING is the theme of the 50th installment of TELL. That’s right, the 50th TELL!

Featuring stories by Juju GarciaLinden CrawfordWo ChanJordana De La Cruz, and REXYLAFEMME.

 

$10 suggested donation to support the Bureau and the performers. No one turned away for lack of funds.

 
 


Drae Campbell

Drae Campbell is a writer, actor, director, story teller, dancer, and nightlife emcee. Drae has been featured on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and on stages all over NYC. Drae’s directing work has appeared in Iceland, NYC, Budapest and in the San Francisco Fringe Festival. The short film Drae wrote and starred in with Rebecca Drysdale, YOU MOVE ME won the Audience Award for Outstanding Narrative Short at OUTFEST 2010 and has been shown in festivals globally. Drae won the grand prize at the first annual San Miguel De Allende Storytelling Festival in Mexico. She once reigned as Miss LEZ and also got dubbed “the next lezzie comedian on the block” by AfterEllen.com for her comedic stylings on the interwebs. Campbell hosts and curates a monthly queer storytelling show called TELL at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division. Check her out online!  www.draecampbell.com.

 
 

Juju Garcia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Juju Garcia’s passion for fashion, film and music magnetized him away from the most economically segregated city in the country – San Antonio, Texas – all the way to New York City, at the age of 18. After some growing pains, he discovered a skill for writing pop songs and is now determined to inject queerness into the music industry, while being a voice for young, queer folks trying to find their way in the world.

 
 

Linden Crawford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Linden Crawford grew up in Sacramento, California, and went to the same high school as Joan Didion, which they hope counts for something. Linden moved to Brooklyn after an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of New Orleans, and recently had their first publication, a personal essay about getting top surgery, called “All in One Piece”, in the New York Times.

 
 

WoChan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wo Chan is a queer poet and drag performer living in Brooklyn. Wo has received fellowships from the New York Foundation of the Arts, Kundiman, and the Asian American Writers Workshop. As a member of the Brooklyn based drag/burlesque collective Switch N’ Play, Wo has performed at venues including The Whitney, National Sawdust, New York Live Arts, and BAM Fisher. Check them out on instagram @theillustriouspearl.

Photo by AJ Jordan

 
 

Jordana De La Cruz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Jordana De La Cruz is a Brooklyn-based director, cultural producer, queer babe, and dog mom extraordinaire. She creates events, performances, and public programs that spark cross cultural dialogue and challenge the traditional notions of identity. She has worked with JACK, La Mama, The Flea Theater, IATI Theater, INTAR Theatre,The Story Pirates, and Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company, among others. Jordana is currently curating public programs at the Park Avenue Armory, a cultural arts institution dedicated to producing unconventional work.

 
 

REXYLAFEMME

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
REXYLAFEMME (rex renée leonowicz) is a visual + performing artist, writer, and songwriter born and raised in NYC. As a working class trans femme, rex’s work is grounded in a politics of radical resistance, healing, and witness. rex blends genders and genres, often utilizing drag and burlesque, to critically respond to the relationships people “on the margins” have with our surroundings and each other. rex’s book of poems and illustrations, when there is no one and there is everyone, is available from Magic Helicopter Press. S/he was a 2017 EmergeNYC Performance Fellow with the Hemispheric Institute at NYU and has an MFA in Poetry from Mills College.

 

 

 

 

 

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