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Broke-Ass of the Week: MicahTron + FREE Passes to Her & RYE RYE Sat. 8/3 @ Hard French!

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Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week? Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire.

This week we sit down with local queer, hip hop/ rap artist par excellence, MicahTron, who is opening for RYE RYE this Saturday at the Public Works in Hard French’s all day, two-parter music/dance marathon. SF born and bred, she honed her craft in creative writing and music production. Now, however, she focuses her energies on raising the bar in music during some tenuous times for female rap artists. Check out more about her here.

Now, using the template of our fearless Editor-In-Cheap, let’s see what she has to weigh in on broke-itude.

Name: MicahTron

Age: 26 (August 4th!!)

Occupation: Teacher’s Aide & Maintenance Supervisor @ CEID Center for Early Intervention on Deafness (Berkeley)

What neighborhood do you live in?:Recently moved to Oakland. Fruitvale area.

Best money saving tip: Make a “Must-Have” list, and a “Wish-List!”

What do you refuse to spend money on?: To perform at a show or venue! Really? Who does that?

Most expensive thing you’ve ever bought: This year? iPhone 5

How’d that feel?: Awesome actually!

Favorite cheap eat: Sushi!

Favorite dive bar: N/A

Best deal you’ve ever gotten: I’m the queen of sweet deals- I always find amazing deals. Shop with me! Heyyy!

Favorite free thing to do: PERFORM! My number one favorite. There’s no better feeling than to do what I love, for other people to enjoy!

If you woke up a millionaire, what’s the first thing you’d buy?: A warehouse to begin the works of my Artist’s Haven! A place for all sorts of artist’s to work on their work or to hangout around like people!

Despite not having money, do you still love your life?: Lol. Always.

Do you own Stuart’s book?: No, but can I have one please?

Best hangover cure: Bacon and Eggs.

Are you a hipster?: I could be considered.

Finally, if there were one thing our readers should expect from this Saturday, what would it be? THE FUTURE OF LIVE MUSIC!!

Thank-you, MicahTron!! You can catch her, the beyond amazing RYE RYE, and a whole slew of sound spinners this Saturday at Public Works while tickets last.


Actually if YOU ENTER AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE, you can win an all day pass to the happy delirium that is the Hard French daytime party featuring GLAMAMORE at El Rio, where you can pick up your golden tickets to the MicahTron and Rye Rye show at Public Works. Yaaaaay!

Yes, yes- you’re welcome. Just buy Stu’s book.

Hard French with special guest GLAMAMORE!
Saturday, August 3, 2013
2 p.m.- 8 p.m.
El Río….your dive!
3158 Mission Street (@ Precita)
[Outer Mission/ Bernal Heights]

Hard French Presents: RYE RYE
Featuring: Michah Tron
Brown Amy & Carnita
Olga T
Swagger Like Us

Saturday, August 3, 2013
9:00 p.m.- 4:00 a.m.
The Public Works
161 Erie Street (@ Mission)
[Inner Mission/ SoMa]
$15 advance/ $20 door

Win Tix to See Micahtron and Rye Rye as well as Tix to Hard French
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Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco)

Stephen's early years were spent in a boxcar overlooking downtown Los Angeles. From there he moved around the state with his family before settling under the warm blanket of smog that covers suburban Southern California. Moving around led to his inability to stay in one place for very long, but San Francisco has been reeling him back in with its siren song since 1999.
By trade he pours booze, but likes to think he can write and does so occasionally for the SF Bay Guardian, Bold Italic and 7x7. He also likes to enjoy time spent in old eateries, bars and businesses that, by most standards, would have been condemned a long time ago.