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Torn Out Theater
in association with
Elizabeth Weitzen



A wild night of unleashed feelings, passionate rituals, and drinking your angry little heart out. Stripteases, a literal fight with the patriarchy, live music, drag, doomsday fortune tellers, and more performances!

Find your happy place in our immersive carnival of purgation for this damned world: screaming pillows, a confession booth, the ultimate post-it wall, spankings, body art, and a whole lot of shaking what you've got on the dance floor.

Get angry, get tipsy, let it all out, and support the arts! Damn the Man - all of 'em - Save the Arts! Tickets $40. 21+ Only. Relief & Deliverance Damn Near Guaranteed.

Date: Thursday, May 30

Time: 8-11pm

Venue: Upstairs at Nublu
151 Ave C (between 9th and 10th)

Event is 21+ only.
Full cash/credit bar.

Arrive early or stay late for a drink at NuBlu, the sexiest, seediest, most secret night club of your cathartic dreams, and our generous venue sponsor!


Included your entry is one raffle ticket for the following:

A single-edition, framed, archival print of our gorgeous poster art by Jarid Blue[King Mallard]. Valued at $450, this piece will shine in any existing fine art collection, or start your collection in the most cathartic and amazing way. Damn the man - save the arts!

A sex toy goody bag from SHAG, including SHAG's signature "temptation" toy bag, unisex Lelo toy, full size bottle of Lelo lube, massage candle, gift card, and more. Retail value $295.

Also available for purchase


Don't let the catharsis stop. Get everything you need to let it all out at home, too. Seed bombs, noise makers, coloring supplies, vegan chocolate, and a pillowcase so you know which one is your screaming pillow. Limited edition Howling Pillow and Blueberry Throat Chakra Opening herbal lollipops from our generous sponsor Pandora's Pops! Plus, an additional raffle ticket for our Jarid Blue print, so you feel extra lucky. You need this. $7 off in advance, limited number of kits available day-of.

Cannot make the event and want in on some catharsis? Support the arts from home by purchasing a Catharsis Kit, and we'll hand-deliver it to your home or office! Local delivery in greater NYC area only, excludes raffle tickets. After purchase, email to arrange delivery.


Strictly limited edition opportunity to see your cathartic fantasy played out on stage. Whatever the theme, however bizarre or intricate, whoever the object of your frustrations, we'll give your idea theatrical life in a fully rehearsed scene, performed by Torn Out Theater's actors for the whole audience to see. Limit 3 total. We reserve the right to interpret your idea with artistic license in whatever way our performing artists see fit. What's the point of living in this outrageous city if you can't have professional performers present your innermost thoughts onstage for a room full of people, all at your behest?

The fine print

Please note that the space is not wheelchair accessible. For accommodations and other questions about accessibility, please email

CatharsisFest is a vegan event. All attractions, kit contents, and performances were created without the use of animal ingredients. NuBlu is not a vegan venue, but the bar has loads of vegan drink options. For more information email


Incausa is a study to find meaningfulness in profit; for mindful growth: personal, community and society. Beginning by creating a product line for ritual and meditation practice that touches on the ancient traditions, that are pure in essence, materials and simplicity. And with a design that speaks of a sustainable distancing from automation to up-value the human hand touch.


With the profits of our "Incausa-line" and logistics network, we are able to act as a pro bono mediator for the Indigenous productions, connecting their trade to the international market without profit share. Our study is to help support indigenous heritage and sovereignty. Building a sustainable opportunity pathway to the artisans and also the final retailers.

The poster art is a photograph of a model in a light bath, with no filters or retouching. To take your own dip in a light bath, contact Jarid Blue[King Mallard] at

NuBlu is a music venue that mixes improvisational jazz with African, South American, Caribbean, Electronic and dance sounds.

Pandora's Pops are magical plant essence lollipops, sparking memorable experiences. We celebrate nature, wonder and intuitive wisdom. Our specialties are Aphrodisiac Pops and Calming Pops, both powered by herbs and essential oils. They delight your tongue with fresh, carefully-sourced ingredients. All our candies are organic, handcrafted, vegan and free of corn syrup, artificial flavorings & colorings, gluten & GMOs. More information and flavors available at

Who we Are:

SHAG has been keeping Brooklyn sexy since 2009. Founders Samantha and Ashley have carefully curated the boutique with sexy accouterments to satisfy every kind of gift giver and lover. From bath & body products, to lingerie and sexy toys for girls & boys, we have it all.

What We Do:

SHAG is a retail store, fine art gallery, and event space that unites sex and art. All of our merchandise has one common theme… Making People Feel Sexy!

We've partnered with hundreds of talented local artists & designers and are always seeking out unique, sexy “objects d’art.” So whether you want a hand-carved wooden dildo, artisan made soaps & bath oils, a custom leather flogger, or an elegant piece of lingerie, our sexy shop has high-quality, creatively designed items that you won't find anywhere else.

SHAG also hosts several gallery exhibitions each year, featuring a wide range of painters, photographers, and sculptors, all with an erotic motif. We offer cutting-edge workshops, art related classes, and events that are interactive & encourage sexual exploration in a safe place… some of our favorites are Shibari Rope Bondage, Couples Massage, a Blindfolded Aphrodisiac Tasting event and Erotic Art Nights.

SHAG offers an open, inviting and educated experience - we meet you where you are in your sexual journey and help you to explore further, so be sure to swing by and say hello!

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Woven Labels Source has over 25 years experience in the international labels industry. We understand that pricing, branding, and high turn around time are critical elements for the apparel and textile industries. We have the most modern electronically controlled weaving machines, together with ultrasound and laser technology.

Our products are of the highest quality and are guaranteed to contain no oil, water or dust due to the 0.01 micron filtered air used in production. In addition to quality, we guaranty our customers will get the best prices and receive their products promptly.