VOGUE/TRASH: Costume Ball Benefit

Christmas has its perks, and the Fourth of July awakens the rabid pyromaniac in all of us, but there’s no holiday I love more than Halloween. And so there’s nothing more exciting for me right now than our very first costume ball we’ll be holding on Saturday the 16th! We’ll be having a silent auction at 7 PM, a fashion show of Cabaret artists’ most crazily wonderful costumes at 8 PM, and plenty of fun costumed dance party fun the rest of the night! There’ll be electro and house, with local funk stylists and breakers throwing down. Not to mention that this event is going to be broadcast on MTN! (So start putting together your TV-worthy costume now! I’m definitely going shopping for supplies this weekend–I’m thinking steampunk Mexican Revolution freedom fighter…)

Tickets will be twenty dollars at the door; it all goes to helping support the Cabaret so we can keep putting on awesome shows and giving a performance venue to amazing local artists. So come on out, and show us what you’ve got!

$15 presale tickets by reservation only! Please call 612-724-6273 or email info@patrickscabaret.org to reserve your tickets. Also, if you’re interested in volunteering we will definitely need volunteers to help with various tasks throughout the night. Contact Sara Jo Lehrer at 612-724-6273 or sarajo@patrickscabaret.org for more information.

For more information or inquiries about this event, please call (612-724-6273) or email:
Event Coordinator – Arturo Miles – arturo@patrickscabaret.org
Event Promotion/Volunteer Coordinator – Sara Jo Lehrer – sarajo@patrickscabaret.org

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A Recap and a Good Cause

Well, the turnout tonight was admittedly a bit on the dismal side, which is a pity seeing as the performers were (in my opinion) even more spectacular than the night before. Quick recap:

Nancy Donoval: Oh. My. GOD. She has an informal and welcoming style you can’t help but sit back and enjoy. And she told a beautiful story, funny and sad and everything in between, that just drew me in like a black hole.

Andrea Stern: At the risk of repeating myself, oh. My. GOD. Okay, I thought the stuff I’d listened to online was good–that was nothing. She blew that out of the water. I was mesmerized just watching her pluck the strings; if you had told me that her hands had gained sentience and were doing it all on their own, I probably would’ve believed you.

Dean Seal: Heresy is fun! 🙂 Well, I already knew that. But Dean Seal brought a lot of cool new facets of Biblical characters to life through the readings of his plays. I particularly liked the one about Miriam of Magdala.

Kay Kirscht: Mmm, more awesome stories. I could get used to this. Everything she said was infused with such warmth and feeling that I felt like I was a little kid again, sitting cross-legged on the floor with my friends, waiting for the nice librarian lady to tell us another story.

Axial Age: Utterly, utterly kick-ass. The movie was chilling and haunting and mysterious; its grasp of the power of images and movement amazing. And the music just continued the awesomeness, surging back and forth between different emotions, swirling around and around inside my head.

In conclusion, I hereby sentence those of you who did not go to a lifetime of regret. The pain will never fade.

Also, Nancy Donoval needs your help. She has Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, a federally-recognized disability that makes it very hard for her to find safe housing. She is currently working on making an apartment safe, but this is a major strain on her finances. Please help out: we all need this paragon of awesome to continue telling stories. No donation is too small (or too big)! You can find more information, and/or donate online through the following address:

http://web.mac.com/nancydonoval/iWeb/SafeHomeForNancy/Donate.html

Or if the Internet’s not really your thing (though if so, why are you reading a blog?), you can send a check made out to Nancy Donoval, or cash, money orders, and in her words “lottery tickets, wooden nickels, and shiny, lucky pennies” to:

Nancy Donoval, 2415 24th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55406

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