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 "An eclectic celebration of the erotic arts!"

The infamous  “Erotic Poetry & Music Festival” is Detroit's oldest community arts festival. This year it celebrates 30 years of fun. “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 local vendors. It is an evening you won’t forget!

The show is on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 8:00 p.m. doors, 8:30 showtime and 18 & over are welcome. Admission is $15 and partial proceeds benefit the Michigan non-profit organization "Paws with a," who train and provide leader dogs for the disabled. Raffle ticket sales will benefit a local dog and cat rescue group.

The event will be held at THE TANGENT GALLERY/ HASTINGS ST. BALLROOM located at 715 E. Milwaukee in Detroit. (313-873-2955) The 2017 show is sponsored by the Detroit event website and local entertainment supporter, Detroit Can Kick Your Ass, Noir Leather, B'z Ink Tattoo and Cabresto Tequila.

Highlights of the anniversary show are the return of Queen Bee to the stage! The queen is back for a debut solo performance of three new songs of her own “Erotictronica” music!  Detroit’s favorite performance artist, Satori Circus returns to the show along with spoken word raconteur Jimmy Doom and crooner Konrad Lee. The visual arts portion of the show features six artists exhibiting their work and a variety of local vendors will be displaying their wares.

Satori Circus
Featuring performances by:
Queen Bee
Satori Circus
Laura Mendoza
Konrad Lee
Queen Bee

Burlesque starring: 
  • Lushes LaMoan
  • Magenta DeMure
  • Sophia Stardust
  • Hermione Stranger
  • Maxwell Demon
  • Bootsie La Fontaine

Poetry & Spoken Word by:
  • Jimmy Doom
  • Dena Luckett
  • Lady of Pain
  • Lianna T.
  • Michele Lundgren
  • Scott Boman
  • Glenn Novak
  • Zo Duncan
  • Lacluster

Art by:
  • Jeff Hocking
  • Julie Fournier
  • Brian Lewandowski
  • Pauly Everett
  • Sandra Coe
  • Louisa Spina

Hosted by: The Impaler & Peter Schorn 

Sexy Wares by Keeping Secrets
Erotic Edibles by Menage a Trois
Food by Dee's Hot Dogs
Fun items by  Flaming Jewels & Novelties, Pure Romance by Stephanie, Armoured Hearts Chainmaille, The Horse's Banana, Crafty Darling, Shanta Ambady Ceramics, Crafty Cop, Native Creations, Creature Creations, Wix & Wax.  

Raffle with prizes from Noir Leather and many more!