Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Taxing Spring Climate Changes

Double Oh Soul!

Fast, fleet, and totally DANCEABLE drummer Wanda Day, as drawn by M.E.

004 (Double-Oh Four)'s 17-song CD is now on sale -- first-rate Dance Music, with notes by M.E. Buy It HERE!

Speaking of Dancing: Katie Duck -- April 30 2011 Saturday One-Day Workshop Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon England

Katie in San Diego 1975, thanks to G.M.

Gregg Moore is also opening his vaults on the Internet:

Look and listen on Relevant Music.

Great Salt Lake Mime Troupe; Friends Big Band; Available Jelly; and even MOORE to come.

Sharon Smith, Katie Duck's Friend & Ally:
On the road with Gob Squad, and in London!

See Sharon Smith and Felicity Croydon's amazing site (Updated Flash Required)

Footsbarn Traveling Theatre: 2011 - Dublin, Ireland

07 April at 19:30h; 08 April at 19:30h; 09 April at 15:00h 09 April at 19:30h; 10 April at 15:00h; 14 April at 19:30h; 15 April at 19:30h; 16 April at 15:00h; 16 April at 19:30h; 17 April at 15:00h -- at Point Village (in the Footsbarn tent)

Also in Dublin: Lose those Recession Blues with Footsbarn ally Rachelle & Company doing Cabaret Express!
Thursday, April 14 · 9:00pm - 11:30pm; Sweeney's Dame Street;
Created By Rachel Brady, Michael Walsh, and Ciara Cunnane.
An Anything Goes Night of Cabaret and Divilment featuring homegrown Burlesque, Music Comedy and Magic!

A mere FIVE EURO will get you: Slinky routines from Marlena Delish, Tarara Boo, Ruby LeRoux, Scarlett van Tassel, Judith Byrne, and Miss Dolly-May Jiffypop!
A fabulous Elecro-Swing set from the wonderful DJ Ciara Cunnane; Stand up comedy from Brian Marr, Mark Baldwin, and Sean Fitzgerald; Beautiful Music from Glenn MacMahon; and magic from the mysterious Mandrake!

Expect the Unexpected, Get your high heels and top hats on, and have a brilliant night out!

Daniel Rovai, a Footsbarn alumnus in the movie Silent Sonata. (Slow Loader)

While you're at it -- Footsbarn's lovely Irish associate Roseanne Lynch is part of Shakespeare's comedy from another time: The Merchant of Venice April 8 to April 16 at The Complex, Smithfield; Created By devise+conquer theatre company
(This play and Taming of the Shrew are pretty ugly things, but they've been around a LONG time. No ethnicity or nationality has any monopoly on heartless greed.)

Speaking/Reading of Nouveau Clowns -- there's a Facebook page that alerts all and sundry about performances of the Worldwide Baggy Pants Krewe called Clowns On The Road AKA (EN EL CAMÍ/EN EL CAMINO). Get your translating pages ready though -- the posts can be in Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Italian, German or even English!

Karin Pipa Wimmer's Sorcas Quircas Facebook Page Try out this Nouveau Clown''s WEBPAGE too, as well as at the Munich Juggler's Festival later this year!

Bar-bar-bar -- Barber of Seville: Jango will be in Seville, Spain -- April 13 through 17 La Barca Theater

Johnny Melville and Jango Edwards are proceeding forward. Check out Fools Parade for the latest on Johnny's movie with Jango.

Johnny's son, Cyron Melville won acting awards in Montral and Marakesh for THIS film:

Johnny's also scheduled for Madrid next month: Monday, May 2

Across The Blue Horizon ...

ALL the programs from 1976 -- Thanks to Ed Baker!
Program Collection Project -- Festival of Fools 1975 to 1984.

An online collection of the programs from the Festival of Fools -- searchable, downloadable PDFs.
Do YOU know where any of the MISSING programs are?
Contact Webmaster Michael from the link above!

Stuart Curtis' satellite page about the Hamburg production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats is LINKED on the Outline and Scrapbook page of the Great Salt Lake Mime Troupe Saga-- plus the Handy Table of Contents.

The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus is still one-wheeling around New York -- gathering jugglers, clowns, acrobats, trapeze artists, musicians, magicians, dancers, daredevils, and more. Every show promises circus feats, sideshow marvels, and world-class entertainers!

Theater/Cinema/Circus scholar John Towsen's piece about our long-missing friend Mamako Yoneyama in Craft and Art of Physical Comedy. Much-appreciated articles about the amazing Max Linder in this great series -- take a look! There are guest articles too!

Nina (Out of Africa) Cheney on the Eagle Optics Blog. Check out Nina Cheney's Page from the Great Salt Lake Mime Troupe Outline & Scrapbook.

Washington DC's Clown Cabaret Fort Fringe on New York Avenue in Washington DC. 2011 SEASON: May 9, June 13 The Shop at Fort Fringe - 607 New York Ave NW

A deeper blue lies across the blue horizon: Treat yourself to Justin Hunter Case in Sydney, Australia!

P-Funk is going "down under": Auckland New Zealand 4.23.11; Sidney, AUS 4.24.11; Melbourne, AUS 4.25.11; Byron Bay Blues Fest, AUS 4.26.11

RonKat Spearman's Katdelic at the Boom Boom Room April 15, if you have any money left over from taxes; Katdelic will be in New Orleans on April 30 as well!

Keep your eyes open for the Eric McFadden Trio; Kim Manning's band Wanderlust on the West Coast; Richie "Shakin" Nagan out of NYC; Freekbass touring out of Cincinnati; Gabe Gonzales gigging out of Detroit; Bernie Worrell; Blackbyrd McKnight; Greg Boyer; Maceo Parker; DJ Soul Sister, in New Orleans; and watch for Lady Miss Kier and her mysterious new band! She'll be performing at THE STUD in San Francisco in April 15, but I can't guess if she'll show up to Katdelic's gig later on or not.

Speaking of Katdelic Guests:

Designated Photo via Rasa.

Do YOU think you work hard? Well, perhaps you do! Here's list of upcoming gigs by Sugar Booty Dancer and freelance San Francisco performer Rasa Vitalia: RAQ THE HOUSE Sunday, April 17 at 7:30pm Location: TANNOURINE; Mary Ellen Donald presents Middle Eastern Treasures -- Sunday, April 17 at 2:00pm Location: Humanist Hall Oakland CA; Bay Area Belly - A Belly Dance Festival Sunday, April 17 at 11:00am Location: Angelica's Bistro; Tres Bliss-Fool! Ship of Fools Party Cruise ~ Frivolous Fool Folly! Saturday, April 16 at 9:30pm Location: Embark #1) Tiburon, CA: Angel Island Ferry Landing 21 Main street 9:30pm. Embark #2) San Francisco, CA: Fort Mason Gashouse Cove 10 Marina Boulevard 10:00pm;

Webmaster Michael's E-Portfolio -- Check out NIGHTLIFE!