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"An eclectic celebration of the erotic arts!"

The infamous “Erotic Poetry & Music Festival” celebrates its 28th year and is one Detroit's oldest community arts festivals. “An eclectic celebration of the erotic arts!” it features provocative poetry, dirty spoken word, erotic art, music, and dance performances by some of the city's top performers and fun local vendors. It promises to be an evening you won’t forget!

The show is on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 9 p.m. showtime, 8 p.m. doors and 21 & over are welcome. Admission is $10. Partial proceeds benefit the Michigan non-profit organization "Paws with a," who train and provide leader dogs for the disabled.

The event will be held at THE TANGENT GALLERY/ HASTINGS ST. BALLROOM located at 715 E. Milwaukee in Detroit. (313-873-2955) The 2015 show is sponsored by the Detroit event website and local entertainment supporter, Detroit Can Kick Your Ass.

Highlights of the show are Detroit’s favorite performance artist, Satori Circus, the city's top burlesque performer Lushes LaMoan, nationally renowned burlesque artist Sweet Lilly Bee, songbird Audra Kubat and a special acoustic set by Laura & Jorge of the band White Shag, and Margaret Dollrod's new band SHE HOUND. Poetry readings by Dena Luckett, Castratta Lady of Pain, and the return of spoken word raconteur Jimmy Doom. The visual arts portion of the show features seven artists exhibiting their work and a variety of local vendors will be displaying their wares too.

Lushes LaMoan

Featuring performances by:
  • Satori Circus
  • Burlesque starring: Lushes LaMoan, Chrissy Chaoss ,Holly Hock ,Kitty Paige, Sweet LillyBee
  • Audra Kubat
  • Laura Mendoza & Jorge Cortez from White Shag
  • Stella Rothe Wilfinger
  • Tara Lazaroff
Sweet LillyBee
Poetry & Spoken Word by:
  • Jimmy Doom
  • Dena Luckett
  • Lady of Pain
  • Lianna T.
  • Michele Lundgren
  • Veronica Frick
  • Scott Boman
  • Glenn Novak
  • Zo Duncan

Art by: Jeff Hocking, Julie Fournier, Stella Rothe Wilfinger, Brian Lewandowski, Chellie Marie, Cory Thompson, Armageddon Beach Party

Hosted by: The Impaler & Peter Schorn

  • Tarot Readings by Shetan Noir
  • Sexy Wares by Keeping Secrets
  • Erotic Edibles by Menage a Trois
  • Devilish Dolls by CreepynCute Shop
  • Fun items by RockNRummage, Flaming Jewels & Novelties, ZD's Novelties, and Susan Sunshine Boutique
Raffle with prizes from Noir Leather, Royal Oak Tattoo, Avon by Rosanne and more!