Boog Poets Theater Call for Work by 5/31/15

Call for Work for Boog Poets Theater with deadline of May 31, 2015. New playwrights & underrepresented voices encouraged. All welcome. Up to 15 minutes,

Welcome to Boog City 8.5 Fest 2/14/15-2/15/15

Saturday., February 14 – Sunday. February 15, 2014, Boog City will be putting on their annual winter event, Welcome to Boog City 8.5 poetry, music, theater, and film festival. It will feature 46 poets, 12 musical acts, 4 short films, 1 poets theater play, and 1 d.a. levy lives visiting press over the two days. You can view the […]

Ed Sanders performs Yiddish-Speaking Socialists of the Lower East Side

Ed Sanders performs his song-poem Yiddish-Speaking Socialists of the Lower East Side at the Sidewalk Cafe, New York City, part of David Kirschenbaum’s Boog City 8 Poetry & Music Festival, on Poets’ Theater Night, August 3, 2014.

8th Boog City Fest Sked 8/1-8/5/14

8/1-8/5/14: Boog will be celebrating its 23rd anniversary by putting on the eighth annual Welcome to Boog City poetry, music, and theater festival.

Call for Work: Boog Poets Theater 6/1/13

Open reading period for submissions of poet theater until June 1, 2013.

Super Bowl/Who excitment shuts down Twitter

Saints shut down Colts and Twitter Technology can’t keep up with everything. Twitter could not keep up with a whole country worth of Who fans*, Superbowl watchers, and Super Bowl partiers (face it, some people just go for the chips!). Here is what I got when I tried to log in to Twitter at 9:52pm: […]

Superbowl Sunday, The Who on stage: In March, The Who’s “Tommy” on Long Island

Who videos at bottom of post… KW: Hurrah! I am so excited. I do not have a TV. And, I barely care about football. But, I just found out that The Who will be performing at the Superbowl halftime show. Super cool! And, they are supposedly playing a mash-up that includes “Pinball Wizard” and the […]

(2010) Groundhogs says “Six More Weeks of Winter”

2011 update: Early Spring! See this year’s predictions from a few ground hogs at onthewilderside: here News reports show that Long Island groundhogs Holtsville Hal and Malverne Mel — in addition to the more famous, Punxsutawney Phil (from Pennsylvania) — all saw their shadows today. That means a longer winter. (Story about Phil and a […]

Steve Earle video: peace and nonviolence

Youtube user Clairedelune is putting up some very powerful videos from the The Poetry Projects’ Annual, New Year’s Day Poetry Marathon. Here is Steve Earle reading a poem about peace. In the next video, Judith  Malina, of Living Theater, reads work from her late husband, Julian Beck…

Photos from Willy Wonka in Long Island!

Update: The run for Willy Wonka is over. Though, there is lots more going on at the DHPAC. Including…on December 14th you can see Jazz for FREE, and on December 15th you can enjoy the FTC Chamber Orchestra for FREE. Info: here. “Willy Wonka, Jr.: On Stage At DHPAC in Long Island Just got back […]

The Life and Work of Rachel Carson 4/26/09

CITIZENS CAMPAIGN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT EVENT ALERT! The Life and Work of Rachel Carson A one-woman play presented by Homecoming  and The Office of Mission at Molloy College “A Sense of Wonder” By Kaiulani Lee What: Kaiulani Lee performs “A Sense of Wonder” When: Sunday, April 26, 2009 4:00 PM Where: The Hays Theater at […]

In Long Island…”The Vagina Monologues” in Spanish on Sat. March 28th

OLA of Eastern Long Island Presents… the Premiere East End Benefit Performance… in Spanish of… The Vagina Monologues written by Eve Ensler On Saturday, March 28th at 7pm, Eve Ensler’s award winning compilation of monologues finally comes to the Latino Community of The Hamptons. V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and […]

Some non-violent revenge on Bernie Madoff

Bernie Madoff did something very wrong. He stole resources from people. He stole resources from charities and foundations that affect people in need. Though, he is now out on bail, living in his fancy apartment in New York City. What should a peace activist, who believes in non-violence, wish for Bernie Madoff? Perhaps, a fair […]

Green Zone Theatre and the Shoe Drama

Excellent post that puts things in perspective. Please follow link to read. from Khaleej Times Online Green Zone Theatre and the Shoe Drama Ramzy Baroud / 24 December 2008 The plot, so unexpectedly, thickened in Iraq on a Sunday like no other. The two main actors — US President George W. Bush, and Iraqi Prime […]

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