12 Minutes Magic Feb 15, 2007

Here's the link to Brendan Kiley's Stranger Suggests posting: It's for Monday--remember the show's on Sunday too. So, the show.  It's got  lots of dance, people new to OtB and familiar faces.  It's got a poet from Portland, Tom Blood, playing with  members of the Watery Graves.  (We saw Tom Blood on a bill Matthew Stadler put together at Elliott Bay Books.

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You're not lame, Sweetie. You just don't know what people really want. Feb 15, 2007

They want gifts and prizes! Right? I no longer feel a need to sing an introduction song, but if I have my druthers, there will be audience gifts. Nothing big. Just something nice. Like a beer. Or a new key ring. Or a pet rock! Maybe Eric won't even have to know. Maybe I will just sneak them in - and between you and me - you might find something awesome under your chair. I am really excited about this weekend. Yesterday, I was walking through the museum and, well, I just had to give Ben Miller (of Eagle Quest) a hug.

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Feb 12MM Thoughts - Curated by Eric Fredericksen and Betsey Brock Feb 14, 2007

Betsey and I agreed (actually, asked) to guest-curate an episode of 12 Minutes Max for a number of reasons, most reducing to the unvarnished fun of the evenings. We were curious to see some new work by new faces, and we had some ideas for artists to invite to audition. The result of the audition is four or five artists who've never trod On the Boards, some favorites from seasons and festivals past trying out new work (under new names), and one ringer--I'll get to all that in later posts.

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