Big Feelings

An Evening of Poetry and Music with Gigi Bella

Born out of the ABQ Funny Fiesta and a previous engagement with Teatro Paraguas, Big Feelings is a glitter glam extravaganza featuring Taylor Swift level costume changes, original pop punk tunes (maybe even a Selena cover), Taco Bell as religion and, of course, award winning poetry centering the queer femme Mexicana experience. 

WHEN: July 14-16, 2023; Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m.; Sunday at 4:00 p.m.

COST: $15 general admission; $8 students/limited income

>> Purchase tickets online or call 505-577-2679 for reservations <<


Big Feelings is based on the indie bestselling book of the same name and tells stories for those who know the feeling of giving yourself to lovers and sometimes even a country that does not want you back. Live band featuring Evan Galpert and Ryan Merrill.


Gigi Bella has been ranked the tenth woman poet in the world (WOWPS 2017) and the two time Project X Bronx Poetry Champion. She is also a Pink Door Fellow, and a National Poetry Slam Champion. She currently has 14 videos on Youtube with mega poetry conglomerate, Button Poetry. She has been featured on stages with Andrea Gibson, Sabrina Benaim, Olivia Gatwood and many others. Her chapbook, weird things, was featured on the instagram of pop singer/songwriter, Sara Bareilles (“Love Song,” “Brave,” Waitress the Musical) Her book, big feelings, is available through Game Over Books and is a Small Press Distribution Bestseller.

ig: @gigibellag