Tag Archives: entertainment

marvelous.

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what a birthday for grandie j

on an afternoon spent with family and friends at

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imagine a mash-up of

barnum and bailey

music

guiness book of records memorabilia

carnivals, cotton candy, prize tickets

vintage

coin-operated animatronics, mechanical games

and

collections of very imaginable oddity

along with some 

you could never imagine. 

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it was a boy’s dream come true.

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“once a person has all the things they need to live, everything else is entertainment.”
-neal stephenson

seisiún.

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it was

a lovely evening spent

in a warm and friendly house

filled with friends and family and neighbors

of all ages

and

performances

of all kinds

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with voices and instruments

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and improvs

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 and storytelling

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and fiddling
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and 

it was important for us,

the americans,

to proudly represent our country

with our own

unique

belly dance act.

it was truly

a night to remember.

“every performance is different. that’s the beauty of it.”

-van morrison

Rossnowlagh, Donegal, Ireland

 (seisiún refers to sit-in performances in a relaxed social setting, in which the entertainment is intermingled with the consumption of ale, stout, beer and conversation.)

the essential is to excite the spectators. If that means playing hamlet on a flying trapeze or in an aquarium, you do it. – orson welles

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‘l laughed, i cried, i peed.’ – b. k.

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had such a great night in the park

enjoying live theater

picnic-ing and laughing

while watching

 fellow wp blogger,

http://reelroyreviews.com

roy sexton (aka ‘officer lockstock’)

and his merry band of castmates

sing and dance their hearts out

in this fabulous and clever musical

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Urinetown is a satirical comedy musical from 2001, with music by Mark Hollmann, lyrics by Hollmann and Greg Kotis, and book by Kotis. It makes fun of capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, and musical theatre itself.

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help support local theater

and have a great night in the process

only one weekend left

 presented by our local non profit theater company

dedicated to bringing affordable quality entertainment to the community

get your tickets now

West Park, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Last Weekend Showtimes:
Thu Aug 13- Sat. Aug 15 | 7:00PM

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http://www.pennyseats.org

‘We believe no one should pass up live theater due to its cost. We rely on  donations–not ticket sales–to fund our seasons, so we can provide a first-rate live theater experience for the price of a movie ticket.’


once a person has all the things they need to live, everything else is entertainment.
– neal stephenson

 

culture clash is terrific drama.  – ken follett  

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yes, this is a mariachi band playing “my girl”

at a senior living facility in hamtramck (polish/arabic community)

must be national nursing home week!

credit: e.t., my friend and ticket broker, who works hard on behalf of the seniors and is always up to something with them.

the entertainment is in the presentation. – john mcTiernan

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walt disney studios

it was a day of contrasts

first

a surprise pickup

at baby b and baby j’s school

and off to

the mega-plex

for a classic show

about

relationships

and love

called

 ‘cinderella’

and

junk food

and

blankets

and

cozy seating

with

lots of cup holders

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and then

i was

off to

 the intimate

ringwald theater

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for a new show

about

relationships

and love

called

‘about sex’

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and because

i was late arriving

fresh from

my cinderella experience

i parked illegally

ran in

and

met an actor

in the lobby

wearing only

boxer shorts

ready to take the stage

and

was introduced

by the

stage manager

my friend

right

in the middle

of his opening

and waved

to the audience

as i walked to

my tiny seat

in the front row

and

enjoyed

party punch

and

bags of

adult party favors

and

much laughter

and

great acting

it was quite a day.

variety is more than a means of avoiding boredom,

since art is more than an entertainment of the senses.

– rudolf arnheim

credits: walt disney pictures, amc theaters, ringwald theater, papa weeze productions