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May 31, 2024

Check It Out!!! Allens Lane Art Center Edition

A Place Where You Can Be...You!


Co-created by Sam Rise, MK Tuomanen, ILL DOOTS and John Jarboe

Original Direction by MK Tuomanen

Tour Direction by Sunflower B. Rose

Hosted by Sam Rise

Music Directed by Scott Ziegler

Produced by Mieke D

Truck and Venue Management by Harbour Edney

Stage Management by Lian Brody

Loretta the Lowly Bookworm doesn’t fit in anywhere. All she wants is a place where she is free to be herself! But where could that be? Enter Mo the Librarian and friends to introduce Loretta to the magical world of the library through original songs, stories, drag, glitter, and joy! Rolling to you on the Beardmobile – our truck turned stage on wheels. Made in collaboration with hip-hop collective ILL DOOTS and songcatcher Sam Rise, and featuring Lili St Queer.

CHECK IT OUT!!!! celebrates Philly’s libraries as places of freedom for all families, and is recommended for bookworms aged 5-10 of all orientations, genders, and genres! Kid-friendly activities starting from 3 PM including a book giveaway hosted by Lovett Library, food trucks, and an art-themed scavenger hunt!

Run time: 45 minutes

Date: Friday, May 31, 2024 at 4 PM | Rain plan: Same date, place & time inside the center!

Location: Allens Lane Art Center



May 31
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free – $40
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Allens Lane Art Center
601 W Allens Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19119 United States
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(215) 248-0546
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