Monthly Archives: September 2007

Kassys

While entering the theater, my boyfriend cut a few people off trying to get a front row seat. He totally left me high and dry, grabbed his seat, and then asked people to move to accommodate me. I ended up … Continue reading

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Las Chicas Del 3.5 Floppies

One woman incessantly mops and the other repeatedly asks where she can get cocaine. We learn that they both have children and that neither have husbands. They conspire to figure out how to pay for their children’s schooling. We are … Continue reading

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“awesome”

I have to be completely honest. They had me at little suits with shorts. Unfortunately that’s just what they wear just at the beginning of the performance, which is really the end. So first, the teased me, and then I … Continue reading

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Repeat After Me

Twenty-five years from now your smart-ass kid and some of his friends think it would be, like, so fun to stage a production in the garage. Maybe it’s your birthday, so it’s sweet, really. They raid your closet and pull … Continue reading

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Portland Cello Project

I have always loved the deep resonant sound a cello or two. Or twelve? Or fourteen? Sure, why not? The more the better, right? I really just want to know why there are so many cellists in Portland. Regardless, Portland … Continue reading

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Taylor Mac

One might assume from the rather (un)clever title of Taylor Mac’s show that The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac would cover a full spectrum of work. Not so. Really, what the show presents is a beginner’s introduction to drag. I guess … Continue reading

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Claude Wampler part 2: Manipulation v Spontaneous v Love

“It’s very ironic that to create spontaneity, to make people feel special, you have to manufacture that… To get a truly genuine moment, you have to make it up, and you have to rehearse it.” -Claude Wampler, during the excellent … Continue reading

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Claude Wampler part 1

These were my notes, taken as a Claude Wampler virgin, during her performance please see part 2 by Abe hollaback?

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Reading Out Loud

Last weekend, on my way to some other performance, I noticed a person perched on the edge of a concrete walkway, absorbed in the last precious pages of a book. Lucky for me, they were reading out loud. I came … Continue reading

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Larry Krone In Concert at Someday Lounge

I’ve been looking forward to seeing Larry Krone in concert all week. I finally made it on the last night, Saturday evening, September 15. When my friend and I arrived early at that, we got the last two seats, and … Continue reading

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