Tuesday, December 21, 2010

A Quantum Of Post Solstice Post

Sing Along -- Isn't She Lovely ...?

The Players: Patsy, Woody, and Gary have been carrying on their 30 year tradition of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas up and down the Wasatch Front, including Park City, Utah and the Solitude ski resort. They're busy all this week, according to Patsy. (I wonder if The Players will do Horton Hatches An Egg again for the resorts this spring?)

In a Darker Hue:

Katie's Dance Noir Series: Happy Homicide, along with Criminal Mind, Kidnap, Profile, and UnSub. Read more about it! plus Read about the artists! Better yet -- BOOK IT!

Brightening Up:

Stuart Curtis' satellite page about the Hamburg production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats are LINKED on the Outline and Scrapbook page of the Great Salt Lake Mime Troupe Saga-- plus the Handy Table of Contents. Stuart is playing in various musical ensembles around Corvallis, Oregon USA during the season.

Theater/Cinema/Circus scholar John Towsen's piece about our long-missing friend Mamako Yoneyama in Craft and Art of Physical Comedy. Plus recent articles about the fateful life of Max Linder. He's also got some fine things queuing up for future publication!

Nina (Out of Africa) Cheney on the Eagle Optics Blog!

Silent Night? Holy Night, Batman!

Washington DC's only Clown Cabaret Fort Fringe on New York Avenue in Washington DC. ... we ain't twistin' no ^%$#@! balloons!
2011 SEASON: January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13 The Shop at Fort Fringe - 607 New York Ave NW
Nouveau Clown Institute ambassador Mandy Dalton said: Many thanks to Karen Berris, Matt Pauli, and Rich Potter for making it happen. See you next month!

Speaking of N.C.I: CLOWN THEORY WORKSHOP WITH JANGO EDWARDS IN BARCELONA The art of the clown is not just a profession, but a lifestyle ... January 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 2011 From 4pm to 8pm 180€ Contact: Cristina (cristigarbo@gmail.com)

Johnny Melville is alive, well, and touring South America! Valparaiso, Chile -- 4 days, 40 students, street gigs "Then I play my gig on Wednesday next week."

P-Funk On The Road: Some Funk Mob Holiday Action:

The great synthmaster Bernie Worrell, with guitarist supreme DeWayne McKnight! Sunday, December 26 2010 07:30pm -- SociaLybrium at Joe's Pub, NYC 12-26-2010

Kim Manning Hari Kartar and P-Funks Own Steve Boyd will be rocking the house this New Years in Atlanta -- Wahnderlust will be opening! yippee -- Five Spot: 1123 Euclid Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307. Phone: 404.223.1100 www.fivespot-atl.com

Katdelic at the Boom Boom Room in San Francisco One, One, One-One
This show will REALLY be "On the One!"
RonKat's THE ONE Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vavpkTi7PI&feature=player_embedded

(Watch for Richie "Shakin" Nagan gigging out of NYC, Gabe Gonzales gigging out of Detroit, and DJ Soul Sister spinning in New Orleans. Lady Miss Kier Kirby just finished a music video.)

Parliament/Funkadelic tours Japan during early 2011!

BTW -- I'm listening to Bongo Fury (1975) as I compose this little post -- Frank Zappa – vocals, guitar; Denny Walley – vocals, slide guitar; Tom Fowler – bass; Terry Bozzio or Chester Thompson – drums; Don Van Vliet (Captain Beefheart) – vocals, soprano saxophone, harmonica; George Duke – keyboards, vocals; Napoleon Murphy Brock – saxophone, vocals; Bruce Fowler – trombone.

Side one: Debra Kadabra (live); Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy (live); Sam With the Showing Scalp Flat Top (live); Poofter's Froth Wyoming Plans Ahead (live); 200 Years Old; Side two: Cucamonga; Advance Romance (live); Man With the Woman Head (live); Muffin Man (live).

Redigitized from artwork by Don Vliet (1989)

Hmm -- Quite a few people are reading the Captain Beefheart entry at my personal blog!