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from the archive: web 1.0 Apr 9, 2009

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Meatloaf serenade Mar 17, 2009

Anne Gridley from Nature Theater of Oklahoma gets down with Lane at Ozzie's, post-show. NTOK is the latest in a series of karaoke-lovin' companies to come visit OtB.

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Aliens, friendship, pasta and porn Jan 2, 2009

Seattle Mag just posted an interview/preview for Linas Phillips and his show Lasagna or: How I learned to stop slipping towards the prison of permanent darkness. From the article:

Whatever the subject—and he is serious about the aliens, as well as porn and friendship—Phillips has proven adept at expanding the customary parameters of what is acceptable on stage and in a performance, even in the notoriously louche film and theater communities.

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Blog the Boards - still an important idea says the PI Dec 22, 2008

In Regina Hackett's article Seattle Art Museum's search for youth she mentions Blog the Boards - OtB's very own blog - and its origins as a suggestion for something SAM can do to engage the elusive 18 - 35 crowd in this city.

Roughly 5 years ago we created this blog with this statement:

We hope to spark discussions between our bloggers and members of our audience - the people who most care about the work you see here at OtB.

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Capricorn rising Dec 11, 2008

For the occassion of our 30th anniversay, we called astrologer Gail Fairfield to give us an updated reading on the next few years at OtB. Gail has been the OtB astrologer since the early days, providing insight into the planetary influences at work over the years. Last month, we Skyped with her to find out what's in store for us.

Listen to Gail talk about the future of OtB [mp3]

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Kidd Pivot | <i>Lost Action</i> Nov 22, 2008

Welcome to our review blog for Lost Action. Read our patron reviews, click on the Comments button to read the comments of others and post your own thoughts.

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08/09 Pick-6 Suggestions Aug 11, 2008

It's that time again! Here are some suggestions for Pick-6 subscription packages. Check out the comments below for more unorthodox combinations from our staff...

THEATER LOVERS
Holcombe Waller
Linas Phillips
chelfitsch
Nature Theater of Oklahoma
Theatre Replacement
Troubleyn | Jan Fabre

MUSIC/THEATER/DANCE SAMPLER
Holcombe Waller
Compagnie Marie Chouinard
Kidd Pivot
Nature Theater of Oklahoma
Theatre Replacement
Tanja Liedtke

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Velocity Dance Center fundraiser on July 19th Jul 10, 2008

LAUNCH dance theater and Left Field Revival are presenting a split bill to benefit Velocity Dance Center! Two Seattle based danced companies born and raised by the village that is Velocity join forces to help raise a little cash in this time of transition. Both companies will perform works in progress which initially premiered at the 2008 NW New Works Festival, in addition to showing dance video shorts.

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Oliver Herring | Task round-up Jul 9, 2008

On Saturday, June 28, the Seattle Public Library became the stage for the latest incarnation of Oliver Herring's Task piece. A blog has been started to explain the project and record the participants' responses to the experience: Task Seattle

Here are some videos of the event on YouTube.

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Happy 4th of July weekend! Jul 2, 2008

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Here's our Production Manager, Mark, and Regional Programs Coordinator, Sean cooking dogs at our Tailgate party last autumn, but seems apropos for this weekend. How patriotic!

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