I’m From Driftwood 50-State Story Tour

(September 2, 2010 – January 10, 2011)

1ST LEG

TEXAS: September 2 – 8
9/2 (IFD Story Tour Launch Party @ The Salt Lick Pavilion) Driftwood, TX
9/3 – 9/5 IFD Prep Week

*STORY TOUR HITS THE ROAD*
9/6 – 9/7 Garland, TX
9/7 – 9/8 Dallas, TX

OKLAHOMA: September 8 – 9
9/8 – 9/9 Norman, OK
9/9 Tonkawa, OK

KANSAS: September 9 – 11
9/9 – 9/11 Manhattan, KS

9/10 IFD meet & greet @ Kansas State
9/10 Pillsbury Crossing

MISSOURI: September 11 – 13
9/11 – 9/13 Kansas City, MO
9/13 Bethany, MO

IOWA: September 13 – 15
9/13 – 9/15 Des Moines, IA
9/15 Dubuque, IA

WISCONSIN: September 15 16
9/15 – 9/16 Madison, WI

MINNESOTA: September 16 – 18
9/16 St. Paul, MN
9/16 – 9/18 Minneapolis, MN
9/18 Alexandria, MN

NORTH DAKOTA: September 18 – 20
9/18 – 9/19 Fargo, ND
9/19 – 9/20 Grand Forks, ND

SOUTH DAKOTA: September 20 – 22
9/20 – 9/22 Vermillion, ND

NEBRASKA: September 22 – 24
9/22 – Omaha, NE
9/23 – Reading/Screenin @ First United Methodist (Omaha, NE)

COLORADO: September 24 – 27
9/24 – 9/27 Denver, CO
9/25 – Reading/Screening @ GLBT Center (Denver, CO)

WYOMING: September 27 – 28
9/27 – 9/28 Laramie, WY

UTAH: September 28 – 30
9/28 – 9/30 Midway, UT
9/29 – Salt Lake City, UT

IDAHO: September 30 – October 2
9/30 – 10/1 Pocatello, ID
10/1 – Reading/Screening @ Idaho State University
10/2 – Blackfoot, ID
10/2 – Idaho Falls, ID

WYOMING: October 2 – October 3
10/2 – 10/3 Jackson, WY
10/3 – Yellowstone National Park

MONTANA: October 3 – 4
10/3 – 10/4 North Helena, MT

WASHINGTON: October 4 – 9
10/4 – 10/6 Spokane, WA
10/5 – Reading/Screening @ Olive it
10/6 – 10/9 Seattle, WA
10/7 – Fundraiser @ Lobby Bar

OREGON: October 9 – 13
10/9 – 10/12 Portland, OR
10/9 – Reading/Screening @ Lents Commons
10/12 – Reading/Screening @ Wieden & Kennedy
10/13 – Ashland, OR

CALIFORNIA: October 13 – 20
10/13 – 10/17 San Francisco, CA
10/14 – Fundraiser @ Lookout Bar (San Francisco, CA)
10/15 – Reading/Screening @ Magnet (San Francisco, CA)
10/17 – 10/18 TBD
10/18 – 10/20 Palm Springs
10/19 Reading/Screening @ Ace Hotel (Palm Springs, CA)

NEVADA: October 20 – 22
10/20 -10/22 – Las Vegas, NV
10/21 – Get Out The Vote Rally @ UNLV

ARIZONA: October 22 – 24
10/22 – 10/23 Grand Canyon, AZ
10/23 – 10/24 Phoenix, AZ
10/23 – Fundraiser @ Charlie’s Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)

NEW MEXICO: October 24 – 26
10/24 – 10/26 Alamogordo/White Sands, NM
10/25 – Reading/Screening @ New Generation Thrift Store

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TEXAS: October 27 – November 1
10/27 – 11/1 IFD Rest Week

2ND LEG

California: November 2 – 6
11/2 – 11/6 Los Angeles, CA
11/2 – Fundraiser @ The Abbey (West Hollywood)
11/3 – Reading/Screening @ LifeWorks at the Villiage
11/4 – Homo-Centric Presents IFD @ Stories Bookshop

HAWAII: November 6 – 9
11/6 – 11/9 Honolulu, HI
11/6 Fundraiser @ Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand (Waikiki Grand)

ALASKA: Novermber 10 – 12
11/10 – 11/11 Anchorage, AK
11/11 – Fundraiser @ Mad Myrna’s (Anchorage, AK)
11/12 – Wasilla, AK

ARKANSAS: November 14 – 16
11/14 – 11/16  Little Rock, AR
11/15  Reading/Screening @ Center for Artistic Revolution (First Presbyterian Church)

TENNESSEE: November 16 – 18
11/16 – 11/18  Nashville, TN
11/17 IFD meet & greet w/ Belmont University’s Bridge Builders

KENTUCKY: November 18 – 19
11/18 – 11/19  Lexington, KY
11/19 Louisville, KY

INDIANA: November 19 – 21
11/19 – 11/21  Bloomington, IN
11/20 IFD meet & greet @ Indiana University

ILLINOIS: November 21 – 24
11/21 – 11/24  Chicago, IL
11/22 Reading/Screening @ Center on Halsted
11/23 Fundraiser @ Roscoe’s

MICHIGAN: November 24 – 26
11/24 – 26 Tecumseh, MI
11/26 meet & greet w/ The Neutral Zone’s ‘Riot Youth’

OHIO: November 26 – 28
11/26 – 28  Cleveland, OH
11/27 IFD meet & greet @ Colors of  Cleveland Pride

NEW YORK: November 28 – 30
11/28 – 30  Syracuse, NY
11/30 meet & greet @ Sage Upstate

VERMONT: November 30 – December 2
11/30 – 12/2  Brattleboro, VT
11/30 Reading/Screening @ Marlboro College (Marlboro, VT)

NEW HAMPSHIRE: December 2 – 3
12/2  – 12/3 Hampstead, NH

MAINE: December 3 – 5
12/3 – 12/5 Portland, ME
12/4 – Fundraiser @ Blackstone’s
12/5 – Bar Mills, ME

MASSACHUSETTS: December 5 – 7
12/5 -12/7  Boston, MA
12/5 Fundraiser @ Club Cafe’

RHODE ISLAND: December 7 8
12/7 – 12/8  Providence, RI

CONNECTICUT: December 8 – 9
12/8  New Haven, CT

NEW YORK CITY Metro: December 9 – 13
12/10  Reading/Screening with Special Guest Michelangelo Signorile & Jay Blotcher @ LGBT Center 7PM (208 W. 13th Street)

NEW JERSEY: December 13 – 14
12/13 -12/14 New Brunswick, NJ

PENNSYLVANIA: December 14 – 16
12/14 – 12/16 – Philadelphia, PA
12/15  Reading/Screening @ The William Way Center 4PM (1315 Spruce Street)
12/15 Happy Hour Fundraiser @ Uncle’s Bar (1220 Locust Street)

DELAWARE: December 16 – 17
12/16 – 12/17  Wilmington, DE

MARYLAND: December 17 – 18
12/17 – 12/18  Baltimore, MD

WASHINGTON DC METRO: December 18 – 20
12/18 – 12/20 Washington DC
12/19  Happy Hour Fundraiser @ Cobalt (1639 R Street Northwest)

WEST VIRGINIA: December 20 – 22
12/20 – 12/22  Morgantown, WV

VIRGINIA: December 22 – 24
12/22 – 12/24 Rapidan
12/22 Fundraiser @ EsCafe (Charlottsville, VA)
12/23 Charlottsville, VA

NORTH CAROLINA: December 24 – 26
12/24 – 12/26  Durham, NC
12/24 Raleigh, NC

SOUTH CAROLINA: December 26 – 28
12/26 – 12/28  West Columbia, SC
12/26  Reading/Screening @ YEAH! – Youth Empowered Against HIV (Columbia, SC)

GEORGIA: December 28 – 30
12/28 – 12/30  Marietta, GA
12/29 Reading @ Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse (7:30PM Atlanta, GA)
12/29 Fundraiser @ Blake’s on the Park (11PM Atlanta, GA)

FLORIDA: December 30 – January 3
12/30 – 1/3/11 Miami, FL

ALABAMA: January 3 – 5
1/3 – 1/5 Mobile, AL

MISSISSIPPI: January 5 – 7
1/5 – 1/7 McComb, MS
1/6 Discussion w/ Mississippi Safe School Coalition (Jackson, MS)

LOUISIANA: January 7 – 9
1/7 – 1/9 New Orleans, LA
1/7 – Fundraiser @ Good Friends Bar (7PM, New Orleans)

TEXAS: January 9 – 10
1/9 – 1/10  Houston, TX

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Wrap Party: Date & Location TBD

Jay Blotcher

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