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Costume contest at 12 Minutes Max this weekend Oct 29, 2010

We're celebrating Halloween at OtB this Sunday with a special Halloween edition of 12 Minutes Max. Check it out:

"...featuring a costume contest on Sun, Oct 31. The winner, chosen by the audience, will take home tickets to an upcoming OtB performance and will be entered to win the opportunity to guest curate the April edition of 12MM. And of course there will be candy."

To see the lineup, visit our 12 Minutes Max page. Tickets only available at the door!

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NW New Works Festival application deadline this Fri Oct 27, 2010

If you're considering applying for the 2011 NW New Works Festival, make sure to either postmark your application or drop it off at the OtB offices (no later than 5:30pm) this Friday, Oct 29.

For more info and the application, check out the NW New Works Festival page.

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OtB Board members in the Seattle Times Oct 26, 2010

First up is Ginny Ruffner who recently opened a show at the Bellevue Art Museum. Read the Sunday feature on her: "Ginny Ruffner's art blooms at Bellevue Arts Museum and on film"

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The A.W.A.R.D. Show! tickets now on sale Oct 26, 2010

The A.W.A.R.D. Show! tickets are now available for purchase! We also just released the list of which artists will be featured each of the first 3 nights:

Thu | Jan 27
zoe | juniper
The Cherdonna and Lou Show
Crispin Spaeth
Shannon Mockli

Fri | Jan 28

tEEth
Josephine’s Echopraxia
Quark Contemporary Dance Theatre
Waxie Moon

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Lane Czaplinski in Frakcija Oct 25, 2010

OtB's Lane Czaplinski contributed to the soon-to-be launched new edition of Frakcija, a performing arts magazine that was established in 1996 by a group of dramaturgs, theatre theoreticians, critics and artists based in Zagreb. The current issue deals specifically with curating and curators:

Frakcija #55:
"Curating performing art"

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Faith Triptych reviews so far Oct 25, 2010

"Pat Graney's "Faith Triptych" Fills Every Seat at On the Boards" - The SunBreak

"Faith best part of Seattle choreographer Pat Graney's Faith Triptych" - Seattle Times

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Sunday Pat Graney Co's Faith Triptych Oct 24, 2010

The Sunday performance of Pat Graney Co's Faith Triptych is SOLD OUT. The waiting list is also full. We will have a 2nd waiting list you can sign up for (in person, cash only) at our upstairs lobby box office beginning at 6:30pm. But the chances are slim for the 2nd waiting list. But if you're willing to risk it, you might be lucky!

Congratulations to Pat Graney Co. for a 4 night sold out run!

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5 things that were happening in 1991, 1995 and 2001 Oct 22, 2010

1991

  • The US entered the Persian Gulf War with Operation Desert Storm, driving Iraqi forces out of Kuwait
  • An amateur video captures the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles, California police officers.
  • The collapse of the USSR
  • Justice Clarence Thomas confirmed to the US Supreme Court
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System is released in the US
  • ...and Faith premiered.

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Pat Graney Co. Faith Triptych Oct 22, 2010

All performances of Pat Graney Co.'s Faith Triptych are SOLD OUT.

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Faith Triptych Oct 22, 2010

In the late ’70’s/early ‘80’s something was happening in this Pacific Northwest outpost.  Bill Gates and Paul Allen figured out DOS.  Starbucks started selling espresso.  Nirvana released their first recording.  On the Boards opened its doors.  And Pat Graney started showing dances.

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