Category Archives: Playing on a Stage

Seeing The Music in the Makers

   

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Rosie Thomas Keeping Things Real With Sufjan

  Her songs are simple and childlike, and she is obviously on a subversive mission to hang on to that young spirit that fills them for as long as possible. I hope she is successful and I get a chance … Continue reading

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A Quote, A Poem, and A Very Short Story

By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is what we have not sufficiently desired. —Nikos Kazantzakis New Summer I stayed late to fix the gate on the first eve of summer I … Continue reading

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The New Pornographers Rock Very Tightly

Drummers are interesting. They are definitely a good reason to see a band play live. The drumming is a sensory experience that you must be in the room to fully appreciate. Often the drums are what drives the music, its … Continue reading

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Built To Spill

My youngest son and I went to see and hear Built To Spill at the Showbox last night (the only all ages show). Doug Martsch is a true mad genius of rock. He and the band are all business on … Continue reading

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Aranansi #16 and 17: An Audience in Search of a Play

May 23, 2010, 09:28 Act I Scene II Announcer: Monkey felt his way up and ever upward. How long he climbed, he could not tell for nothing in the darkness changed except the rocks he climbed and they measured time … Continue reading

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Aranansi #14 and 15: Setting the Stage and Act I, Scene I

April 05, 2010, 22:03 As we made our way through the last few steps into the theater some other people entered the door down the hall. We entered the theater at the back looking down the curved levels of seats … Continue reading

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