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‘And I Am Not Lying’ Returns to the Black Cat in Washington DC, July 12th

July 5th, 2013 by Jeff Simmermon

**UPDATE – Dave Hill had to cancel because of some unforeseen circumstances. He is being replaced by the incomparable Paul Oddo.**

‘And I Am Not Lying’ is roaring back into town and cock-rocking the NPR crowd at The Black Cat on Friday, July 12th, at 9PM.

This show is going to leave a smoldering crater on 14th St NW, featuring a Game of Thrones-themed burlesque act from Corvette LeFace, Afro-Brazilian percussion from the 20-woman band Batala, comedy from Dave Hill, more burlesque from Cherry Pitz, and of course, storytelling by Brad Lawrence, Cyndi Freeman, and Jeff Simmermon (me.)

Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door – available here. Seating will be limited, so you’ll want to get a ticket in advance and get there early if you want to sit down.

Here’s a poster I made for the thing, performer videos after the jump:


If you want a teasing taste of the kind of mind-bending delights you can expect, check out video from the show’s performers:

Corvette LeFace does a dead-on tribute to John Turturro’s “Jesus” from the Big Lebowski (potentially NSFW):

Dave Hill is a writer, a rocker, and a stone-groove lover. Here he is doing standup with his trusty axe:

Batala is an all-female Afro-Brazilian percussion band. They’ve been named “Best Band in DC” several years in a row by the Washington City Paper, and opened for the Rolling Stones. This little mini-documentary interviews bandleader Alison Rodden and gives you a taste of the music:

Here’s a potentially NSFW burlesque act from Cherry Pitz:

And stories from recurring storytellers:

Brad Lawrence

Cyndi Freeman

Jeff Simmermon

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