Monday, 3rd June, 2013, Doors open 7pm; show starts 7.30pm, £5/£3, free to participants
127 Shoreditch High Street,
Old Street/Liverpool St. tube stations; Shoreditch High Street overground.
Featured authors and performers for spring 2013 are:
SEASON BUTLER (live art), SHAUN LEVIN (fiction), AMY NEILSON SMITH (poetry), MICHAEL DARLING (boylesque)
…and a special appearance by VAN ROBERTS (fiction/poetry), all the way from Australia
Plus the usual five-minute Open Mic slots.
Hosted by Erotic Award winning poet, Ernesto Sarezale
THINGS PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT VELVET TONGUE:
"Velvet Tongue had the perfect mix of engaging and mesmerising wordplay and pure hilarity" Thisiscabaret.com
"I was really impressed with the night in total. I feel like I expanded my mind, took in some culture and best of all got inspired." thingsipickedupontheway.blogspot.co.uk/
"For literature really laid bare, poet Ernesto Sarezale’s Velvet Tongue in Shoreditch is just the titillating ticket." metro.co.uk
"Fun, diverse and so sexy!" (Five stars) Remotegoat.co.uk
"Whether you're a performer, a poet, or just like listening to other people's fantasies, Velvet Tongue offers a place to hear and be heard." Erotic Review Magazine
"Velvet Tongue is the word-spinning sister of the burlesque revival that has stormed London - humorously titillating with tongues very firmly in cheeks" "...a wonderfully entertaining way to spend the night" thisislondon.co.uk
"...exploratory literary night of performance and poetry with a raunchy edge" Time Out
“It's the perfect place to try new work and show off your talent with a room buzzing full of writers and fans of poetry and word. It's not simply readings though, the performers that it attracts are hands on, hansom and props and interaction with the audience often occur...” eroticmeet.net
Velvet Tongue is dedicated to erotic writing and performance, with poetry, fiction, spoken word, plays, stand-up, comic strips, cabaret, monologues,… Velvet Tongue celebrates the hot, the sweet, the viscous, the carnal, the sexy, the racy, the provocative, the lustful, the voluptuous, the libidinous, the playful, the flirtatious, the teasing, the suggestive, the explicit, the cheeky, the bold, the brash, the brassy, the flashy, the risque, the pervy, the licentious, the queer, the depraved and the downright kinky.