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Blog Giveaway | Day 3 Apr 30, 2010

Welcome back for Day 3! Here's today's question: The hot topic in NYC lately is how the line between performance and visual art is becoming increasingly blurred. From Tino Sehgal to Marina Abramovic, more and more artists are using performers in museum exhibits and galleries.

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Congrats to Day 2's winner... Apr 30, 2010

....Kasia!

Here's what she thought is one of the biggest arts stories so far in 2010:

I may just be thinking locally here, but my mind immediately goes to 4Culture’s funding issues, and the push to get funding bills through the Legislature in a short, overloaded session (and then some!). Not particularly artistic, but it definitely got the policy nerd in me talking!

Read what other other commenters had to say about big art stories in 2010.

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Blog Giveaway | Day 2 Apr 29, 2010

Welcome to Day 2 of the OtB blog giveaway! Here’s today’s question:

What do you think is the major arts story so far in 2010?

This could be any features or stories in the arts field that got you talking, posting links on facebook  or commenting in other places (eg the Bill T.

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Congrats to Day 1's winner... Apr 29, 2010

...Cassie Wallender!

Her favorite moment of the past 09/10 season:

Seattle Children’s Theatre’s A Tale of Two Cities. It was great because I was able to bring my 9 year old little sister to the theatre and introduce her to the joys of watching a play together.

Read what other people said about their favorite moments of the past year. Everyone who commented is now in the running for two 10/11 subscriptions!

Stay tuned for Day 2's question.

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Prepping for the 10/11 announcement Apr 28, 2010

OtB staff is busy getting ready to announce  the 10/11 season. Glitter, pipe cleaners, pine cones and paint are all factoring large.

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[Photo by Tania Kupczak]

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Blog Giveaway | Day 1 Apr 28, 2010

Welcome to Day 1 of the OtB blog giveaway! Here's today's question:

What was your favorite performance moment of the 09/10 season at On the Boards or elsewhere?

Leave your answer in the comments and be entered to win 2 tickets to the Rimini Protokoll's Best Before.   The winner will be announced Thursday morning.

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Second Annual Blog Give-Away Apr 27, 2010

 ”¦or how you can win 2 Complete Series Subscriptions for the 10/11 Season

Last year we counted down to the announcement of the new season by giving away prizes, including a Complete Series Subscription. We’re continuing the tradition this year with our second annual blog give-away. We’re excited to be so close to sharing what we’ve got in store with you all and to count down to the announcement by giving away 2 Complete Series Subscriptions.

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A quick guide to Rimini Protokoll Apr 26, 2010

Rimini Protokoll is one of the most in-demand set of theater makers in the world. It’s a bold statement to make, but one that we think is worthy. Here’s why:

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<i>West</i> reviews from around town Apr 26, 2010

The latest round-up of reviews for the "Awesome" show...

An Enjoyable Hard-Shelled Crab on the Teen Tix blog

West at On the Boards is kinda sorta Awesome on Seattle Gay Scene

West's Wanderings are Only a Little Less Than "Awesome" on the SunBreak

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Manifest Destiny / American Progress / Spirit of the Frontier Apr 23, 2010

This John Gast painting is briefly referenced in the show:

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Read a little bit about it here.

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