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Bawdy Storytelling’s ‘Cravings’

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

7pm Doors

8pm Show

Bawdy Storytelling in an Award-winning and Critically Acclaimed live show, livestream and podcast featuring true, authentic, relatable personal tales of S ex, K!nk, Gender and Body Image. Comedic, poignant, life-changing sagas. Raw, hilarious, vulnerable and sexy-as-all-get-out stories. We’d love to have you there, in person – but if you can’t make it, buy a ticket for the Livestream. #JOINUS

Performers include:
• Dixie De La Tour is a storytelling coach, sexual folklorist, professional storyteller, podcaster, teacher, impresario, community builder and most of all, a facilitator. She is also the Founder, Curator & Host of the Award-winning storytelling series, Bawdy Storytelling (“The Moth for Pervs” – LA Weekly, “The Original Sex and Storytelling series” – Playgirl) that’s been lauded for its transformational, relatable, empowering performances. Dixie has been a featured storyteller for the National Storytelling Conference, and in addition to story and public speaking coaching for her own Bawdy series, she coaches for events such as TEDx, Women in Technology, and offers Storytelling for Self-Discovery, her unique personal and professional coaching system.
Bawdy Storytelling is the original sex and storytelling series; we’re a live stage performance series, an award-winning Podcast and a Livestream. This Bawdy Storytelling series is almost 15 years strong, the Bawdy Storytelling podcast has over 500 5 star reviews – plus it’s won ‘Best Of’s from Oprah Magazine, Forbes, Mashable, GQ Magazine, Marie Claire, Uproxx, Women’s Health, Bustle, Cosmopolitan, Esquire Magazine and more. You can learn more at Instagram.com/BawdyStorytellling, at Twitter.com/Bawdy or at BawdyStorytelling.com
Ultimately, this story-loving southerner is passionate about storytelling’s ability to keep people safe, reduce social anxiety and connect us with strangers. Dixie has also been Sainted by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (“Saint Kiss & Make You Tell”) for her work to reduce stigma and eliminate shame, and in her free time, she enjoys being a Muppet. Discover more about Dixie De La Tour and Bawdy Storytelling at Facebook.com/BawdyStorytelling, on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/bawdystorytelling/ on Twitter at @Bawdy and always at www.BawdyStorytelling.comRemember, Stories help you find your people!

• Leland Carina is a Bay Area artist, writer, performer, and teacher. She first came into leather over a decade ago right here in San Francisco. She has authored an extensive number of articles that have been published by Leatherati.com, PQ Monthly, SALACIOUS magazine, Kink.com, and more. Her photography has been shown at Mark I Chester’s gallery, in SF Weekly, and in countless sexy PR campaigns. She has modeled for Folsom Street Fair, the Portland Dykes on Bikes, graced the cover of the SF Bay Guardian, and has been a bondage and fetish model for many photographers. She was named Leather Marshal of the SF Pride Parade in 2012 and Ms Oregon State Leather in 2018.
Leland identifies as a non-binary queer switch. She/her or they/them pronouns work. She’s a Femme Daddy and a power bottom who deeply enjoys D/s dynamics and hard play. In her spare time, she enjoys designing and creating her own latex outfits, beekeeping, and indulging her fetish for collecting plants.
• An activist, educator, and intimacy coach, William Winters is the founder and co-organizer of Bonobo, an Oakland-based organization that builds community, connection, and capacity in the sex-positive and non-monogamous worlds. In 2014, the San Francisco Chronicle named William Winters the “de facto king of the East Bay polyamory scene.” He’s been working to earn the title ever since.
William has also been an advocate for polyamory in the media, appearing in San Francisco Magazine, KQED’s Forum, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the New York Times. He has facilitated conversations about polyamory and sex-positive culture in settings including university campuses, political conferences, living rooms, Burning Man, and beyond.
A campaign strategist by profession, a culture nerd by avocation, and a philosopher by major, William lives with his wife and their stupid cat in Oakland, CA.
• Matthew Beld is a Non-Binary storyteller and writer in San Francisco. They’ve performed for Bawdy Storytelling and BawdySlam, Litquake, KQED, StoryCorps, and comedy shows around the Bay Area. Most recently, they’ve started writing sketches with Killing My Lobster. They’re interested in kink, gender, and making tall men submit. When not on stage they work in LGBTQ+ health research and training.


May 21
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm


Verdi Club