Trans & Gender Queer Artist Open Mic

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Gay City Health Project says
Trans & Gender Queer Open Mic
Friday May 27 / 6pm Doors / 7pm Open Mic
Calamus Auditorium at Gay City

Gay City Arts and Lion's Main Art Collective present a Trans & Gender Queer Open Mic, with open mic opportunities for introductions and performances, including spoken word, music, dance, or other performances by trans and gender queer artists. Featured performers will be Mateo Cruz and Kathleen Nacozy.

This event is part of Trans Arts Month, a month long series of events featuring performing arts, visual art, film, and more celebrating the beauty and diversity of work by trans artists. More info:

Mateo Cruz is a transgender working class writer based out of Seattle Washington. Mateo started writing when placed within the foster system in his youth. He has maintained writing while working as a seasonal farm worker, barista,warehouse worker and bus driver. He has participated in TransMission, Mom’ologues and was published in Shift- queer literary magazine. More of Mateo’s work can be found at

Kathleen Nacozy is a comedian and writer and one-third of Deep Lez. With Deep Lez or solo, she has performed for Bumbershoot, the Comedy Nest, Hella Much, Northwest Folklife and SketchFest Seattle. She has written for many journalism outlets including, Voice for the Defense and Yahoo. She is a 2016 Lambda Literary Fellow and an impassioned improv teacher whose next class starts June 8th at the Pocket Theater.

Accessibility Info: The Calamus Auditorium at Gay City is ADA accessible, has two single-stall all-gender restrooms, and is minimally scented. There will be scent free soap in the restrooms. More info:

About Gay City Arts: Art is the voice, spirit and conscience of every community and is a vital tool for community reflection, dialogue and pride. Through Gay City Arts, Gay City collaborates with local LGBTQ artists to galvanize an audience for queer arts, foster the development of LGBTQ artists and works, and facilitate artistic excellence that is accessible. Gay City Arts is committed to presenting challenging, dynamic and excellent queer art across a wide range of disciplines, including theater, music, dance, film, spoken word, literary and visual arts. More info:

Lion’s Main Art Collective is a community of queer & trans artists that showcases innovative interdisciplinary art. We foster artistic growth and collaboration in a creative and supportive space. More info:
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By: Gay City Health Project

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