Opentoe Peepshow #4: NCN, Kit Yan, Adelaide Windsome, Witch Camp and “Patti Smith”

heels on wheels roadshow opentoe peepshow 4Heels on Wheels presents the fourth Opentoe Peepshow: revealing new works by queer artists on Sunday January 6th, 2013 in Brooklyn, NY at the Branded Saloon.

Each first Sunday of the month October–June, the Heels on Wheels continue to create space for queer performances that transcend genre and gender, presenting magical and powerful artists who inspire, delight, and educate.

Where: Branded Saloon, Vanderbilt Ave. and Bergen St., Brooklyn, $3-$10.

When: Doors at 7pm, Performances start at 8pm *sharp*, and there is a *special surprise* involving Patti Smith. We’ll say no more…

Featured artists for January 2013 are:

  NCN-folsom2011 061NCN  is the stage name of a believer in collective liberation, hater of capitalism, and conductor of storytelling experiments for children and adults. Tigerlad, the baby donkey, and all NCN’s other characters (NCN personifies everything he sees) inhabit worlds where Newtonian physics and cause and effect logic have been replaced by desire, emotion, and SM fantasy. On their off-hours they inhabit www.tigerlad.com

Photo by Nogga Schwartz

Photo by Nogga Schwartz

Kit Yan is a Brooklyn based performance poet from Hawaii. He is interested in the every day, in love, and in story telling. He is a touring artist whose work has been presented globally and reviewed in New York Mag, Curve, Bitch, and Hyphen. Kit loves to write while driving and talk to people on airplanes.

Dee-194163_381731495230842_215182933_oAdelaide Windsome, a Heels on Wheels touring artist! and an LA-based multimedia fabulist. artist, and organizer. Windsome utilizes dark & whimsical fairy tales to confront themes of trauma and grief, depression and suicide, and the beauty of survival. Her work as been described as “cryptic vaudevillian surrealism” on bitchmedia’s SM{ART} and as “somewhere between Kate Bornstein and Edward Gorey” by Julia Serano, author of Whipping Girl. Windsome has been featured nationally with Fresh Meat Productions, Tranny Roadshow, Puppet Uprising, and Painted Bride Art Center, among others. She has facilitated workshops on gender, art, and activism at various colleges and universities including Western Washington, James Madison, and Harvard Law. Above all else she believes in embracing melancholy with magical. See more of her work at Stitching Tentacles Productions: http://stitchingtentacles.com

WITCH CAMP is NATH ANN CARRERA and AMBER MARTIN.

Photo by JILL PANGALLO!

Photo by JILL PANGALLO!

Acclaimed vocalist and comedic performance artist AMBER MARTIN’s new show, Hi!, January 10th and 17th at 54 Below, is an arousing, if not mind-altering hour of meticulously chosen musical and comedic vignettes from Amber’s strange and fascinating toy box of characters. Blending music, raunch, stories, movement and acid-capped comedy with a pristine, multi-octave solo singing voice, Amber has seasoned her previous performances with rotating celebrity collaborators Bridget Everett, Justin Vivian Bond, Casey Spooner, John Cameron Mitchell, Jake Shears and Karen Black, to name a few.

NATH ANN CARRERA presents original songs, covers, and sincere sensationalistic storytelling! Cultish Lesbian Separatist Murder Ballads! Sacred Prostitutes Align Their Mirrors! Consensual A-Moralism! And BEYOND

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