Save the Date: Punk Rock Sewing Circle in collaboration with the Emerald Tablet presents:
SF PUNK RENAISSANCE: EARLY WARNING! Artist Reception May 1 and Spoken Word Event May 2, a punk multimedia extravaganza at the Emerald Tablet in San Francisco’s North Beach. View the photography, art, ‘zines, and sculpture, and meet the artists. Be dazzled by the powerful performance art of L’Égrégore during the Artist Reception Friday May 1st from 6-9pm.
Featured photographers and artists: James Stark, George Sera, Elaine Vestal, Jim Jocoy, Eric Brogger, Winston Smith, Bobby Castro, Ruby Ray, Eddie Valentine, JoJo Planteen, Winston Tong, and never before shown photography by ReSearch photographer Kamera Zie. ‘Zines on display include Blank Generation, New Deseases, Starting Fires, Damage, Ripper, Creep, Maximum Rock and Roll, and of course Punk Globe. V.Vale will have a table for ReSearch and pioneering ‘Zine Search and Destroy.
Prepare to be mesmerized on Saturday May 2nd from 6-10:30 pm during SF Punk Renaissance Early Warning: A Spoken Word Event. Don’t miss this evening of powerful punk poetry, prose, and performance art featuring cutting-edge poets and authors from Patrick O’Neil, Brixton Key, Jeorgia Anderson and Annex to Winston Tong with LX Rudis and Moucci. This rare evening, enhanced by the backdrop of iconic pieces from the punk gallery exhibit, is a multimedia delight for all the senses. Creative punk film shorts will punctuate the breaks between readers.
Doors open at 5pm for extra time to view the art, have some appetizers, and share a beverage. Confirmed artists include: Winston Tong with Lx Rudis and Moucci, Annex, Patrick O’Neil reading from his about to be released memoir Gun Needle and Spoon, Jeorgia Anderson, Brixton Key reading from his novel Charlie Six, Eddie Valentine, Jennifer Blowdryer, Marc Olmsted, Joel Landmine, Linda XYZ, Regi Mentle, Peter Urban, D Mickey Sampson, and Michael Reid reading from his soon-to-be-finished memoir The Scum Also Rises.
We’ll also have a collection at the door to benefit the homeless women of St. Anthony’s Foundation. Please consider donating boxed feminine hygiene products.
See you there!
Emerald Tablet 80 Fresno (up the alley from the Saloon) San Francisco, CA 94133. The SF Punk Renaissance Early Warning Gallery Exhibit at the Emerald Tablet, a creativity salon, runs from May 1-9, 2015, so if you miss the reception and spoken word, there’s still a chance to view this incredible punk gallery exhibit!