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Tonight: Liveblog of Kafka Fragments Feb 27, 2010

During the 8pm performance of Kafka Fragments OtB will be hosting Zach Carstensen of the Gathering Note as he liveblogs about the performance. You can follow his thoughts throughout the entire thing or read them afterwards here. Want to learn more about Kafka Fragments in the meantime?

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Seattle Times previews Icebreaker V Feb 26, 2010

Michael Upchurch spoke with Seattle Chamber Players' Mikhail Shmidt about the festival opening tonight at OtB. Check it to see  what's happening at each of the 5 concerts throughout this weekend.

Read the full  article.

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Non-traditional performance settings Feb 25, 2010

A hot tip from OtB managing director  Sarah Wilke came in this morning about a WNYC podcast related to performance in non-traditional settings. Sarah writes:

"I think OntheBoards.tv challenges the traditional view that performance should be seen only in a theater setting. Along these lines, I found this conversation between PS122 Artistic Director Vallejo Ganter and Whitney Biennial co-curator Gary Carrion-Murayari very interesting.

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"avant-garde unicorns" Feb 24, 2010

Today just keeps delivering more and more descriptions about OtB artists that are kind of incredible. The title of this post comes courtesy of nytheatre.com in reference to Radiohole. The company's latest performance (soon to be featured on OntheBoards.tv) inspired this new description and this:

Life was dull and joyless, my theatre-going lackluster. Late-winter New York City blues have left me impatient, fractious, and listless.

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The Rick Steves of the classical music world Feb 24, 2010

Seattle Weekly had this to say about Seattle Chamber Players and their Icebreaker festival:

"New music’s counterpart to Rick Steves, their semi-regular "Icebreaker " festivals immerse audiences in novelty, exploring music from Iceland to the Urals and beyond, in various permutations with lots of guest musicians, including staged works."

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Songs about war - what's your favorite? Feb 24, 2010

There are plenty of love songs out there, but how about songs about war? An about.com posting lists the following as the top 10 songs related to war: 1. Eminem - Mosh - 2004 2. Paul Hardcastle - 19 - 1985 3. John Lennon & the Plastic Ono Band - Give Peace a Chance - 1969 4. Barry McGuire - Eve of Destruction - 1965 5. Metallica - One - 1989 6. Paper Lace - Billy, Don't Be a Hero - 1974 7. SSgt. Barry Sadler - The Ballad of the Green Berets - 1966 8.

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Looking back at the debut of Pacific Musicworks Feb 23, 2010

Almost a year ago, Pacific Musicworks (then known as Pacific Operaworks) made a splashy debut in a high profile production of Return of Ulyssses that included partnerships with William Kentridge and South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company.

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Currently in NYC and upcoming on OntheBoards.tv... Feb 23, 2010

...Radiohole! They won hearts in Seattle during their 2009 run of Fluke  and are currently making waves in NYC again with Whatever, Heaven Allows at PS 122.  According to PS122's website, here's  what they're up to this time:

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"Awesome"'s shopping list Feb 22, 2010

The men of "Awesome" are up in Bellingham at the moment, trying out a few more ideas before the world premiere of West in April. Before opening up there, they made a stop at the grocery store to get the following provisions for the performance:

1. eggs
2. IPA
3. orange juice
4. Archie comics
5. Mint Milano
6. Pico De Gallo
7. carrots & pineapple
8. ice skating lessons
9. saloon sketch
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