News from 09.03.2022Shameless Leipzig
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This MONTH’S LINE UP:
VIDURA RAJPAKSA Berlin comedian, originally from Sri Lanka. Tech guy by day. Frequently mistaken for Jesus.
PURDY HOLSOM is a comedy musician from the American South. With material ranging from bawdy to observational, and genres spanning hip-hop to bluegrass, she brings variety to every set. Holsom is a four-time finalist in the International Songwriting Competition, with two albums under her belt and a third on the way. One fan described her as “Peaches meets Garfunkel & Oates, having a sleepover with John Waters.” She once lived in a van named Dolores. www.purdyholsom.com.
WYNTON KELLY STEVENSON came to Berlin in 2007 to care for his father Rudy, who had been a highly respected regular in the Berlin Jazz scene since the early 1980s. Influenced by his father’s passion, Wynton developed his own signature style playing gigs at nightclubs, bars and on the streets of Berlin. He has performed for Zitty, MTV, ExBerliner, with Savion Glover and at the JVZ Jazz Festival, to name a selection of recent gigs. His new project with his bandmate Batsauce “Ducktape” features Wynton’s familiar harmonica talents as well as vocals and synthesizers.
LILIANA VELASQUEZ – Founder and principal member of the Freudian Slip Club, Liliana has taken on many roles throughout her career as a performer as well as acted as a model, actress and Tango teacher in both Berlin and New York. Liliana Velasquez grew up bi-culturally in the Americas, with a passion for movement and performance. After beginning her studies in dance at a young age, she studied jazz, folk, modern and tango throughout her childhood and as a young adult. After moving to New York City to study fashion design and theater, she was employed as a choreographer at the Queens Museum and produced monthly shows at the Kraine Theater, Dixon Place Theater and the Producers Club. Since arriving in Berlin in 2014, Liliana has written and created the magical life of Tango Vaudeville Berlin and Sunday Slips. Her autobiographic solo show “Suitcase Stability” portrays her many adventures and transformations and received positive reviews.
Tickets 8 euros
Students 5 euros
Leipzig-Card holders 5 euros
Doors 8pm / show starts 9pm SHARP
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