F.W. Thomas Performances Starts Tonight–Don’t Miss It!

OUR PICK OF THE WEEK

The first installment of the F.W. Thomas Performances, a new monthly literary variety show featuring live presentations from area writers, artists and musicians starts TONIGHT at Warehouse Theatre. Don’t Miss it!

Jeff Bagato:
(author of the guidebook “Mondo DC“) on Shooting Bettie Page
. reporting on a District man who claims to have the world’s largest private collection of Bettie Page pinups.

Sarah Grace McCandless:
Local novelist and athor of Grosse Pointe Girl: Tales from An Urban Adolescence, and the soon to be released The Girl I Wanted to Be (Simon & Schuster) reading new “never heard before work of fiction.

Thomas M. Lowery:
artist, creator of the Skeleton Kids will be presenting new works of art. Check out the very cool, albeit strange, Skeleton Kids short film.

Jason Linkins:
(aka the blogger DCeiver) and friends in a dramatic presentation of The Taking Of The Orange Line 1-2-3

The F.W. Thomas Performances will be hosted and introduced by Adam Mazmanian, a writer living in D.C. and a contributor to the Washington City Paper, with special assistance from Katie Lederer.

The series is named for F.W. Thomas (1811-1866), attorney, novelist, satirist, polemicist, journalist, government employee and a close friend of Edgar Allan Poe. It was Thomas who conceived the ill-fated plan to use his influence with the son of President Tyler to obtain for Poe the position of Postmaster of Philadelphia. To find out more about F.W. Thomas go here.

F.W. Thomas Performances
(Featuring Jeff Bagato, Sarah Grace McCandless, T.M. Lowery, Jason Linkins)
The Warehouse Theatre (Screening Room)
1017-1021 7th Street NW
Monday, April 10, 2006 at 7:30pm
Admission is ONLY $3.

You can also find info in Washington City Paper‘s “CITY LIGHTS”, and a write-up in DCist.

GOOD TIMES! We hope to see you there.

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