Thursday, November 17, 7:30 PM
Steamboat: A Literary Humor Series
Hosted by Bob Powers
Featuring Larry Doyle, Patrice Evans,
Rev Jen, and
On the third Thursday of every month, join comedian Bob Powers (author of Happy Cruelty Day) as he hosts the city's best humor writers for a night of wine-addled, text-based hilarity. This month's lineup includes Larry Doyle, author of Deliriously Happy and Go, Mutants!; Patrice Evans, aka "The Assimilated Negro," author of the new book Negropedia; Reverend Jen, author of the new book Elf Girl; and Jon Friedman, creator of The Rejection Show and editor of the book Rejected.
When Ellis Avery saw Polish Art Deco painter Tamara de Lempicka's painting Beautiful Rafaela, she immediately wanted to know more about the mysterious Rafaela. After researching de Lempicka, Avery took the little information she could find about Rafaela and turned it into a powerful story of desire and deception set in 1920s Paris.