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Ambassador Project: NW New Works Festival Sky Potluck May 27, 2014

ON THE BOARDS, AMBASSADOR TEAM 5

Special thanks to Ambassador Team 5, Sierra Stinson, Mary Ann Peters and Jameson Fink for organizing a NW New Works Artists potluck in the Smith Tower. Extra special thanks to Petra Franklin for hosting the OtB festival artists in her home!

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Photo Booth! Spectacle Spectacular 9: “Sarah’s Prom” May 23, 2014

Thanks to everyone for joining us last night at our Spectacle Spectacular 9 event! Scroll down for a few images from our photo booth, and CLICK HERE for the full album on Facebook AND check back soon for the album on FLICKR.

 

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Baron Samedi May 21, 2014

Response by Tessa Hulls, Tia Kramer and Eric Olson.

 

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Samedi (Saturday) Eyes May 10, 2014

Funny to me that the thing I remember most about Baron Samedi is the very last moment I saw the performers on stage. The bow, and all their eyes. They all had precisely the same expression — grateful, I think, trying to soak in the new audience in front of them, but soaked more with the complex appreciation of doing something for the first and last time. Baron Samedi's last run. They were adjusting to real life, like adjusting to sunlight.

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A Blank Page May 10, 2014

Alain Buffard set out to tell the stories of people from disparate perspectives yet all with something profoundly human to impart. In this, he succeeded. Baron Samedi took seven directions at once. In perhaps my favorite scene, a conversation ensued between two men, one clearly relishing his power over the other, and that exchange was interpreted in multiple languages as the scene flowed on. It was jarring yet so real to hear the echoes of the argument, multiplied in several languages.

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Sense Memory Game May 10, 2014

In the lobby I was instantly surprised... these people here tonight to see Baron Samedi.. they are all much older than me, a different generation completely.  Other than a couple classic OtB family members, the majority of the audience was..born in the 50's..60's..

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