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Home >> August, 2009

The Train Show

Aug. 21, 2009
Stephen Ronan, Helen Holt, Don.

A three hour rail ride with a couple old hands from the early days of OTE, returning tonight for the first time in years. Railroad Ray reads from his traveling poetry as Miss Information plays horns, flutes, mandolin, and sound devices, interrupted by That Hellbound Train, The Signal Man, and the building of the transcontinental railroad, all to the tune of moving trains and their whistles.

3 Hours.

What So Proudly We Fail Part One

Aug 14, 2009
Solo

The Weatherman sets the failing tone for this show about historical and modern beliefs, myths, brainwashing, politics, patriotism, and how they fail. Contrasting todays cultural obsessions with the builders of Stonehenge among other things, we hear from Doris Lessig, The Firesign Theatre, Lenny Bruce, and a lot of songs about personal, political, and cultural failure.
3 Hours.

Music Is… Part Ten (The Receptacle)

July 31, 2009
Solo
This 5 hour edition is the final show in the /”Music Is…/” series, but in this one Receptacle callers are unfiltered in and emphasized throughout, with complete instructions included, as well as phone music, 60s music, especially Fleetwood Mac, Carl Stallings and Bugs Bunny, composing The Simpsons music, France and England call, and all kinds of noise, noise, noise. There. Hopefully, we have learned what music is.
5 Hours.