We need some paddies to represent! The event is open to all and should be great craic!
Thanks to Eimear for allowing us to post this event on the meet-up page.
Announcing a new Meetup for San Francisco Irish expat group!
What: Come join us for an afternoon of Erin go "Bra"gh - Irish style
When: Saturday, March 27, 2010 4:30 PM
Price: $6.50 per person
The San Francisco Women's Building
3543 18th St (between Valencia & Guerrero)
San Francisco, CA 94110
Celebrate your "Irishness" in the month of March all in a good cause. Be a Dear and Donate a Brassiere is sponsoring a day of Erin go "bra"-gh wth poetry, song, readings and craic (fun). Come listen to Irish poets, authors and entertainers - all for a good cause. Tickets $6.50 in advance, $8.00 at the door - all profit will go to a local homeless shelter.
Irish tea and homemade scones will be served. Don't be put off by the bra in the title - men are welcome also :)
Among the featured artists: We will be joined by Irish author Nell Regan, newly arrived from Ireland. Her poetry has been published in all the major literary journals in Ireland and anthologised in Breaking the Skin; New Irish Writing, She was the featured poet in Fortnight magazine ( March 2007) and on Poetry Daily (www.poems.com) December 2008.
Floyd Salas is the author of seven books: the novels What Now My Love, Lay My Body on the Line, and State of Emergency, his first novel, Tattoo the Wicked Cross, which, along with his memoir Buffalo Nickel, is featured in Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature (HarperCollins 1994), and two books of poetry, Color of My Living Heart and Love Bites: Poetry in Celebration of Dogs and Cats.
Richard Collins and Cathy Broderick (100% Irish) musician and actor will perform a Dublin poem to celebrate Dubs!
Claire Ortalda has been published in numerous literary journals. Her short story, Village Dog, was winner of the 2004 Georgia State University Fiction Prize. A poem,Iowa,was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. A screenplay version of her novel, Shadow Play, achieved semi-finalist status in the Chesterfield Writers Film Project (Paramount Pictures) in 2003. She is the editor of The Other Side of the Closet (IBS Press) and Financial Sanity (Doubleday).
Jan Downing, founder/director of Remarkable Girls, a musicial theatre group, will be leading a sing along of Irish Songs.
For more information about BAD join the Facebook group "Be a Dear and Donate a Brassiere".
Learn more here:http://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Irish-expat-group/calendar/12878770/