Teatro Paraguas Presents Gigi Bella And Friends Performing Big Feelings … An Evening Of Poetry And Music July 14-16

Gigi Bella


Gigi Bella and Friends perform Big Feelings, an Evening of Poetry and Music Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.

Born out of the ABQ Funny Fiesta and a previous engagement with Teatro Paraguas, Big Feelings is a glitter glam extravaganza featuring Taylor Swift level costume changes, original pop punk tunes (maybe even a Selena cover), Taco Bell as religion and, of course, award winning poetry centering the queer femme Mexicana experience. Big Feelings is based on the indie bestselling book of the same name and tells stories for those who know the feeling of giving yourself to lovers and sometimes even a country that does not want you back. Live band featuring Evan Galpert and Ryan Merrill.

Gigi Bella has been ranked the tenth woman poet in the world (WOWPS 2017) and the two time Project X Bronx Poetry Champion. She is also a Pink Door Fellow, and a National Poetry Slam Champion. She currently has 14 videos on Youtube with mega poetry conglomerate, Button Poetry. She has been featured on stages with Andrea Gibson, Sabrina Benaim, Olivia Gatwood and many others. Her chapbook, weird things, was featured on the instagram of pop singer/songwriter, Sara Bareilles (“Love Song”, “Brave”, Waitress the Musical) Her book, big feelings, is available through Game Over Books and is a Small Press Distribution Bestseller.

Tickets: $15 general admission; $8 students/limited income. Tickets can be bought at the door or here

Contact Argos MacCallum at argos@teatroparaguas.org or 505.577.2679, for more information. 


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