SHINE, did

July 16, 2010

A simple review of Shine: a Burlesque Musical: Go See It. And for some possibly pertinent tidbits: Burlesque Music Dancing Silly, sexy, and sarcastic humor, and Innuendo In well-balanced doses Rampant references to kinky sex Includes three of my favorite Seattle performers, Polly Wood, the’Luminous Pariah, and Paris Original Five Seattle shows remaining, as of [...]

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SHINE, a “talented family of sexpots and misfits”

July 15, 2010

I almost saved $10.00 today, but I bought my tickets to SHINE: A burlesque musical about 20 minutes before a discount code was announced via Twitter. Technically I could have canceled my purchase and then bought a discounted ticket, but that seemed sort of silly and the money goes to a good cause, so I [...]

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Beside the Road

July 14, 2010

I was driving around today, running a bunch of errands, enjoying the sunshine, and randomly taking in the messages on the big billboards along the way. It seemed like a lot of the billboards carried advertisements for beer of some kind or another, and this intrigued me. I mean, I don’t know why it would [...]

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How to attend Cirque du Soleil’s KOOZA

June 15, 2010

Two nights at KOOZÄ makes me an expert, right. So here’s a list of tips to get maximum enjoyment out of your two-plus hours of enchantment with Cirque du Soleil. First, if you are coulrophobic, this is probably the wrong show for you. All circuses are suspect for anyone who is afraid of clowns, but [...]

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A Walk in the Park

May 22, 2010

There were scads of people at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks today with their big-a*s SLR cameras, and not a one of them was pointing a lens toward the same subjects as I. I wonder why that was. (A click on the image will enlarge it.) iPhone Hipstamatic app with John S lens and Kodat [...]

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Caught in Gramma’s Notions

April 27, 2010

A name arrived this morning for my piece at SEAF: Caught in Gramma’s Notions. This is the piece that started out as a “wall treatment” and which has evolved to be an “installation.” And yes, I am excited about that. This has been the convergence of several threads, including friendships and smaller projects in the [...]

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Sunny, with a chance of clouds

April 24, 2010

Out driving around here and there today. Top down on the car. AMAZING sky. Photos: by me, shot on an iPhone with Hipstamatic app in and around Ballard, Seattle, WA

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Just say, “Yes” to Seattle Erotic Art Festival

April 24, 2010

During my Mondo Beyondo work last month, one day the lesson was about saying, Yes. Part of the premise was about not seeing ourselves the same old way, and thereby releasing self-imposed restrictions on the possibilities for our lives. Luckily, that was the same day that I was approached to create a wall ornamentation at [...]

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Krylon philosophy

April 22, 2010

Found this under the 1st Avenue bridge. The full heading reads, “FUCK HATERS.” How can you not love this? Photo: Krylon Philosophy by me and using the Hipstamatic app for iPhone. Lens: Helga Viking Film: Float Flash: Off

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21st century, rules change, rules stay the same

April 14, 2010

A few things to cover today. Succinctly, sex, sex, sex. ∞ First up, dating and sex and the infernal question, “Who Pays?”. As in, we are on a first date, who pays? And the question is answered with humour and insight by Single Ape. I especially like how he says When you ask someone out, [...]

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