Chris Grygiel at the Seattle P.I. posted this preview of West
If you're going to call yourself "Awesome," you'd better have a good sense of humor or be very, very good.
"Awesome," the seven-piece Seattle band/performance troupe, doesn't take itself too seriously. And they've definitely got the skills to match the lofty status their name implies.
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.
...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:
The world premiere of Best Before by the European company Rimini Protokoll is swiftly approach in Vancouver BC. PuSh Festival curators Norman Armour and Sherrie Johnson wrote up their thoughts on why it's important to bring this company to the Northwest:
What were OtB artists up to during the holidays? "Awesome", for one, played at Winterfest and had an impromptu moment one evening that the Seattle PI declared to be British Idol-esque:
During a technical glitch in the performance, the lead singer who had noticed this Seattle Center local singing along in the audience motioned him to come forward. They talked for a few seconds and, Preacher John, as he is known began singing into "Awesome's" mic in this bluesy, gospel voice about the Lord and salvation.