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Press Release

From: Susana M.
Sent on: Friday, September 3, 2010 10:42 PM
Philadelphia?s Erotic Literary Salon, Unique in the English-Speaking World, Two Featured Presenters- Award Winning Published Author Tamara Oakman and Experimental Violinist Gloria Justen with Greg Habiby, Along with Salon Erotic Readings from Attendees. Tuesday, September 21.

Monday, August 30 , 2010
Contact: Susana Mayer, Ph.D., Salonni?re email: [address removed] - reserve a time slot to read at Salon (5 min max) - daily blog of all things erotica, Salon notices, guidelines. - professional daily blog

PHILADELPHIA: The Erotic Literary Salon, unique in the English-speaking world has launched a growing movement mainstreaming erotica. Salons attract a supportive audience of 40 or more individuals. Approximately half participate as writers, readers, storytellers, spoken word performers of original works/words of others, the rest just come to listen, enjoy and applaud. Frances, our resident nonagenarian (93 years young) will recite her original erotica.

The next Salon will be held Tuesday, September 21. Part of the evening will feature award winning Philadelphia writer Tamara Oakman, reading her chronicle of love, deception and betrayal - ?Sapphire?s Song.? Introducing a new addition to the series, violinist/composer and fabric artist Gloria Justen and electronic rhythm-maker Greg Habiby will play a ten-minute set from their upcoming show Wave Riding: Art + Music - Dance Party. The show is a combination of fabric art installation, music and an invitation to move if it moves you.

Salons gather the 3rd Tuesday of every month at TIME (The Bohemian Absinthe Lounge), 1315 Sansom Street, Center City, Philadelphia. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. (limited seating), for cocktails, food and conversation. The event begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. Admission is $10, discounted for readers, students, and seniors (65+) to $8. Salon attendees must be 21.

Creator of this event, Dr. Susana, is Philadelphia?s best-known sexologist. She lends her voice to the Salon by offering relevant information to support the discussions that arise in the Salon/blog. Anonymous responses from participants who were asked what they liked most about the event:

Safe space for all sorts of different types (of erotica); Openness, support and warmth of audience Freedom of expression, the acceptance, the humor, comfort level ###

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