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Title: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 12:31:04 AM
Well, you've read the notes, the notes were theatrical and arty, and now it is time for you to post until the arty cows come home.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 12:31:45 AM
And the word of the day is: HYALINE!
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Post by: Ben on December 05, 2010, 01:52:20 AM
Morning all.

The early morning rising continues. I stayed up until 11pm but it's 4:30 and I'm awake.

Oh, well.
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Post by: elmore3003 on December 05, 2010, 04:50:46 AM
Good morning, all!  I dreamed I was still at my awful Office outfitters job in Ohio in 1975 and having lunch with my friend Bruce Pomahac from Rodgers & Hammerstein. I remember little now except a bus ride that was  horribly packd with people and dogs and having to change a pir of pants while waiting for the elevator.

Today I have various jobs and, hopefully, a meeting with DJ Salisbury about this Appalachian Christmas project.
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Post by: Ben on December 05, 2010, 04:57:23 AM
Morning all.

I went back to bed at 5:30 and now I'm up again so I got another 2 hours of sleep.

It will be a quiet day. I will make the meatloaf that I was going to make yesterday but couldn't because of the floor issues.

Anthony will attend a fundraising event for a friend of his and I will do little else besides making meatloaf.
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Post by: John G. on December 05, 2010, 05:24:46 AM
Morning, all.
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Post by: John G. on December 05, 2010, 05:25:24 AM
Just caught up with everything I missed yesterday.

Congrats on the reading with Kathleen C, Ben. That sounds great.
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Post by: Druxy on December 05, 2010, 06:02:39 AM
I think I'll watch SKIN GAME w/James Garner today.

It arrived yesterday from Warner Archive.
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Post by: Druxy on December 05, 2010, 06:03:54 AM
I was up very late last night, doing the 1-hour interview w/ Cult RadioaGoGo.

It was very relaxed and fun.
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Post by: Jrand70 on December 05, 2010, 06:06:17 AM
I look forward to hearing it THURSDAY DR DRUXY.

How old is your MAC....a CD drive  replacement......maybe you have burning too many Beyonce cd's for your friends.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jrand70 on December 05, 2010, 06:06:39 AM
Congrats to DR BEN on the radiators AND the reading.....and yes, don't forget the camera.
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Post by: Jrand70 on December 05, 2010, 06:07:11 AM
DR JMK - on the day that MAD MEN on BLU RAY was $9.99, was the shipping time still 4-5 weeks?
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Post by: FJL on December 05, 2010, 06:09:58 AM
Thanks so much, George, Sam and Jrand!!!!!

(P.S. to Jrand - I truly owe you one, if not several!)


Laura - I do have this alternate verion that I may have posted before, that a friend called the "anti-Beyonce" - a Christmas-like orchestral version of "Single Ladies" - I aim to cover all bases
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F81oIHouAOw


 
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: FJL on December 05, 2010, 06:10:30 AM
DR Ben - wow, what a lovely turn of events
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Post by: FJL on December 05, 2010, 06:12:28 AM
Food with my cousins was loads of fun, except that their bus from DC got in a half-hour late and the restaurant would not seat a party of 7 for brunch without pretty much the whole party being there, so Skip and I waited at the bar while they were stuck in bus traffic
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Post by: FJL on December 05, 2010, 06:14:34 AM
Druxy - vibes that all good things and only good things continue
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Post by: elmore3003 on December 05, 2010, 06:36:54 AM
I've been over to Cafe 82 for a yummilicious breakfast and I've put the laundry into the washers. Time to make the bed and vacuum.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: elmore3003 on December 05, 2010, 06:47:04 AM
DR JRand60, I've been reading the new Sal Mineo bio, which seems quite well researched and assembled. I've also been reading Chelsea Handler's Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, which is outlandishly rude and funny. I have erupted into loud guffaws several times now but. mercifully, not on the plane.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 07:01:53 AM
Good Morning!

I'm up, I'm up... And I believe I threw my back out last night during the course of a coughing fit. Alas, since I've never thrown my back out, I'm not really sure I have. But something is a-twinging. ???
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 07:04:23 AM
DR Druxy - Where is your computer repair taking place? An Apple Store? If so, you're computer down time may only be for a day or two, maybe even just a couple of hours.  It's a "good" sign that they're ordering the part. This way, once you bring you're computer back in, all they have to do is replace the drive. -Which, as I know from experience, shouldn't take no more than an hour anyway.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 07:25:18 AM
If any DRs can still watch "CBS Sunday Morning" this morning, do so. It's been a great mix of stories and topics so far.
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Post by: KevinH on December 05, 2010, 07:27:09 AM
Congrats to DR Ben on the reading!
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Post by: Michael on December 05, 2010, 07:33:28 AM
I have a couple of Theater Arts magazines somewhere. One of them has The Most Happy Fella as the script
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Post by: Laura on December 05, 2010, 07:36:06 AM
I am fortunate enough to have a son who knows from computers and was able to make a house call to fix my Mac.  :-)  He also was able to install the church laptop to the printer to run wirelessly.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: ArnoldMBrockman on December 05, 2010, 07:40:31 AM
And the word of the day is: HYALINE!

And The Song Of The Day Is:  MR CELLOPHANE
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Druxy on December 05, 2010, 07:47:46 AM
I look forward to hearing it THURSDAY DR DRUXY.

How old is your MAC....a CD drive  replacement......maybe you have burning too many Beyonce cd's for your friends.

My MacBook Pro is less than 2 years old, and is still under warranty.  I don't use the CD drive very much. 

I've been told that the CD drive is not an unusual problem for this model.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Druxy on December 05, 2010, 07:49:32 AM
DR Druxy - Where is your computer repair taking place? An Apple Store? If so, you're computer down time may only be for a day or two, maybe even just a couple of hours.  It's a "good" sign that they're ordering the part. This way, once you bring you're computer back in, all they have to do is replace the drive. -Which, as I know from experience, shouldn't take no more than an hour anyway.

It IS at an Apple Store, but they say it could be 3-5 days turnaround.  In the meantime, I have the computer until the part comes in.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Kerry on December 05, 2010, 08:05:39 AM
The funny papers are lying and flying all over the place, so I had better go pick them up.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jrand70 on December 05, 2010, 08:08:22 AM
Very cold here....and this is just the beginning of the cold.....just a few snow showers predicted though.....until next weekend.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 08:22:59 AM
DR Druxy - Where is your computer repair taking place? An Apple Store? If so, you're computer down time may only be for a day or two, maybe even just a couple of hours.  It's a "good" sign that they're ordering the part. This way, once you bring you're computer back in, all they have to do is replace the drive. -Which, as I know from experience, shouldn't take no more than an hour anyway.

It IS at an Apple Store, but they say it could be 3-5 days turnaround.  In the meantime, I have the computer until the part comes in.

I believe "3-5 days" is the standard party line, so to speak. When my motherboard blew out a few years ago, I was told it would take a week. It only took 36 hours. And when I had the top-plate replaced on my MacBook last year, the quoted turnaround time was "24 hours". My computer was ready for pick-up 45 minutes after I left The Apple Store. -Hopefully, that will bode well for your repair.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 08:28:28 AM
WELCOME TO PAGE TWO!!

WELCOME TO PAGE TWO!!
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Post by: elmore3003 on December 05, 2010, 08:34:36 AM
Laundry finished, vacuuming finished, bed made. What next?
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 09:11:01 AM
Well... It seems that two Advil and lying on my back on the floor seems to have realigned things. Much, much better. :)
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Post by: John G. on December 05, 2010, 09:21:36 AM
I have had a bad crick in my neck for the past three days. Even trying to work through it at Pilates didn't help. I finally found the heating pad and am heading off to try that out.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Druxy on December 05, 2010, 09:50:37 AM
DR Druxy - Where is your computer repair taking place? An Apple Store? If so, you're computer down time may only be for a day or two, maybe even just a couple of hours.  It's a "good" sign that they're ordering the part. This way, once you bring you're computer back in, all they have to do is replace the drive. -Which, as I know from experience, shouldn't take no more than an hour anyway.

It IS at an Apple Store, but they say it could be 3-5 days turnaround.  In the meantime, I have the computer until the part comes in.

I believe "3-5 days" is the standard party line, so to speak. When my motherboard blew out a few years ago, I was told it would take a week. It only took 36 hours. And when I had the top-plate replaced on my MacBook last year, the quoted turnaround time was "24 hours". My computer was ready for pick-up 45 minutes after I left The Apple Store. -Hopefully, that will bode well for your repair.

I sure hope you are right.

 :)
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Cillaliz on December 05, 2010, 09:55:11 AM
Good morning!  My laundry has begun.  I have a roast in the oven and many things to do today. 
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Post by: Cillaliz on December 05, 2010, 09:56:56 AM
Oh, sounds like I need to put the clothes in the dryer...
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: MBarnum on December 05, 2010, 10:05:34 AM
I've been over to Cafe 82 for a yummilicious breakfast and I've put the laundry into the washers. Time to make the bed and vacuum.

Is that where you and I had breakfast? I love that place.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: MBarnum on December 05, 2010, 10:07:15 AM
I was a total slacker yesterday, so now I have 101 million things to do today...I best get going on them.
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Post by: elmore3003 on December 05, 2010, 10:10:17 AM
I've been over to Cafe 82 for a yummilicious breakfast and I've put the laundry into the washers. Time to make the bed and vacuum.

Is that where you and I had breakfast? I love that place.

It was indeed.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jrand70 on December 05, 2010, 10:18:48 AM
Glad you are enjoying the MINEO book, DR ELMORE.
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Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 10:59:52 AM
And now...

Time to brave the cold for a few hours.

Laters...
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Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 11:23:57 AM
From Cilla:
Quote
I can eat ANY chocolate and enjoy it immensely.

Well, I have often been called "high maintenance" when it comes to food.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 11:25:09 AM
Again from Cilla:
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Can you imagine having a "Failure to Neuter" on your record?
;D

It is good to know the shelter follows up on this.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 11:30:14 AM
Good Morning!

I'm up, I'm up... And I believe I threw my back out last night during the course of a coughing fit. Alas, since I've never thrown my back out, I'm not really sure I have. But something is a-twinging. ???

Careful, ribs can also get bruised coughing that hard.
Back, ribs, coughing, cold vibes!!!
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 11:31:02 AM
DR George I'm sorry people let during your show.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 11:32:09 AM
I am fortunate enough to have a son who knows from computers and was able to make a house call to fix my Mac.  :-)  He also was able to install the church laptop to the printer to run wirelessly.

:)  I'm lucky to live with a computer expert.  There have been times when Keith wasn't around & Bryan walked be through problems.  Now he wouldn't have the time.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 11:32:46 AM
Well... It seems that two Advil and lying on my back on the floor seems to have realigned things. Much, much better. :)

:)
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 11:36:13 AM
Jose what is the name of the restaurant we ate lunch at in DC?  I was talking to Craig about the areas I've been to and the places I've eaten at.  That is the only one I can't remember, only that we went there from the library.  Where did I meet you for the play?
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: George on December 05, 2010, 11:50:10 AM
Good Morning!

I'm up, I'm up... And I believe I threw my back out last night during the course of a coughing fit. Alas, since I've never thrown my back out, I'm not really sure I have. But something is a-twinging. ???

~~~Quick Back Recovery Vibes for DR Jose!!~~~
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: George on December 05, 2010, 11:51:51 AM
DR George I'm sorry people let during your show.

Thanks Jane, but fortunately, the only people who left actually during the show had a medical reason.  That's a good reason to leave.  And there's no way to tell why the other people left at intermission.  They could've had valid reasons to leave a show...or not. :-X
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: George on December 05, 2010, 11:53:37 AM
I just popped in to ketchup before leaving for our matinee.  I just have to take a shower, dress in my black clothes, then leave for the theater.


Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: George on December 05, 2010, 11:53:52 AM
Today must be the day of laundry doing, here at HHW...after I get back, I've got quite a bit to do, too. :)
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Post by: George on December 05, 2010, 11:54:07 AM
Until later!
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Cillaliz on December 05, 2010, 11:54:32 AM
Again from Cilla:
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Can you imagine having a "Failure to Neuter" on your record?
;D

It is good to know the shelter follows up on this.

I agreem but I think it's a bit drastic to threaten criminal charges in the first letter they send out. Especially when I don't recall being given a procedure to tell them when t was done
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Cillaliz on December 05, 2010, 11:57:12 AM
DR George I'm sorry people let during your show.

Thanks Jane, but fortunately, the only people who left actually during the show had a medical reason.  That's a good reason to leave.  And there's no way to tell why the other people left at intermission.  They could've had valid reasons to leave a show...or not. :-X

I wouldn't worry about people leaving at intermission, George.  I will confess to leaving a show for reasons having nothing to do with the quality of the performance
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JMK on December 05, 2010, 12:00:01 PM
DR George I'm sorry people let during your show.

I think the less said about this, the better.   ;D
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 12:02:48 PM
I do believe I'm up.  I was in bed wondering if it was nine yet - I got up and it was eleven-thirty.  And THAT was just the kind of sleep I needed - I fell asleep around two.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 12:03:01 PM
Now, get me off this damn page.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 12:09:15 PM
DR George I'm sorry people let during your show.

Thanks Jane, but fortunately, the only people who left actually during the show had a medical reason.  That's a good reason to leave.  And there's no way to tell why the other people left at intermission.  They could've had valid reasons to leave a show...or not. :-X

I was lumping them all into one category, true they didn't all walk out which is a positive way to look at it. :)
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 12:10:41 PM
I was going to give my knee/leg a rest today and not walk.  Since I offered to leave "The Lacuna" in my mailbox for a group member to borrow today I'm off for a slow walk.
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Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 12:12:34 PM
Before I leave...
Awww http://purinaanimalallstars.yahoo.com/?v=8579830&l=100000085
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 12:37:31 PM
Well, no one can say we didn't get to page three.
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Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 12:37:36 PM
Barely.
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Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 12:38:48 PM
I have to go to Amoeba to buy a DVD now - I HAD the DVD and got rid of it (why I don't know, and maybe it's out in the garage now - who knows?) - and now I need it for one of our upcoming releases. 
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Post by: Jeanne on December 05, 2010, 01:04:40 PM
Hello, everyone.

Glad to hear that BK got some much-needed sleep.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jeanne on December 05, 2010, 01:05:32 PM
Continued-recovery vibes to DR Jose and recovery-soon vibes to DR JohnG.
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Post by: Jeanne on December 05, 2010, 01:07:10 PM
I'm listening to Pachelbel's "Ultimate Canon." It's quite interesting. Thanks for recommending it, Jose. I also love the cover art.
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Post by: Jeanne on December 05, 2010, 01:10:09 PM
Re: MacBook repairs.
AppleCare told me to allow 5-7 days if I went through Apple. My MacBook is less than three years old, but I often work with it literally in my lap. I hadn't realized that disc drives should only be operated on a flat, stable surface. Makes sense if you think about it, but I hadn't. I used to watch movies with the Mac tilted.
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Post by: Jeanne on December 05, 2010, 01:10:51 PM
TTFN.
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Post by: TCB on December 05, 2010, 01:31:28 PM
Arty and free for all Sunday?

Did we ever do worst Christmas movie?
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Post by: John G. on December 05, 2010, 01:57:40 PM
Arty and free for all Sunday?

Did we ever do worst Christmas movie?
Worst?  "The Santa Clause" would probably top my list.
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Post by: John G. on December 05, 2010, 01:59:07 PM
Here's a fun bit from SNL on Spider-Man. (You may have to be a NYT subscriber to view.)

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/05/with-great-satire-comes-great-publicity-s-n-l-sends-up-the-spider-man-musical/?ref=arts
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Post by: John G. on December 05, 2010, 02:03:44 PM
I am having some connection problems to the site.  Could be my computer, but I thought I'd pass it along.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Ben on December 05, 2010, 02:14:27 PM
Nope, it's not your computer. Some SMF error if I recall.
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Post by: elmore3003 on December 05, 2010, 02:15:28 PM
My meeting about the Appalachian Christmas project is at 6pm so I think I will head out and grab a bite to eat on the way. What I really want is a nap.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: TCB on December 05, 2010, 02:27:03 PM
Arty and free for all Sunday?

Did we ever do worst Christmas movie?
Worst?  "The Santa Clause" would probably top my list.


Really I love that movie.  And I am not really a big fan of Tim Allen.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: TCB on December 05, 2010, 02:30:10 PM
Now, SANTA CLAUS: THE MOVIE is a different story.
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Post by: Jennifer on December 05, 2010, 02:38:55 PM
Only a few more hours till TAR. Yeah!
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Post by: TCB on December 05, 2010, 02:39:39 PM
I think the worst Christmas movie I have ever seen is ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS.  After watching that movie, I wanted to go out and hang myself; but I figured that might cheer me up.
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Post by: Jennifer on December 05, 2010, 02:40:15 PM
My mom and I took my niece so she could give Santa her colored picture (to enter to win a breakfast with Santa). Only 30 kids win. Not sure how many will enter. There is a box that says "contest entries". But there are no pictures to color there. So you'd have to get the picture from the paper and color it and bring it. It's not a very popular set of stores. So maybe she has a chance.
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Post by: Jennifer on December 05, 2010, 02:41:34 PM
If you want to hear something funny, my niece (5) told me today that she had the best lunch ever. It was an english muffin with an egg in it. I felt like saying "EGG MCMUFFIN"!  But she's never tried one.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 02:53:25 PM
Was she at McDonald's?
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Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 03:05:36 PM
Good Evening!

-It really does feel strange saying, "Good Evening", when it's not even 6:00pm yet. But it's dark enough outside already to be evening, so... "Good Evening!".
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 03:08:14 PM
Jose what is the name of the restaurant we ate lunch at in DC?  I was talking to Craig about the areas I've been to and the places I've eaten at.  That is the only one I can't remember, only that we went there from the library.  Where did I meet you for the play?

DR Jane - Zaytinya (http://www.zaytinya.com/)

It's part of Chef Jose Andrés' Think Food Group (http://www.thinkfoodgroup.com/)
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 03:12:16 PM
DR George I'm sorry people let during your show.

Thanks Jane, but fortunately, the only people who left actually during the show had a medical reason.  That's a good reason to leave.  And there's no way to tell why the other people left at intermission.  They could've had valid reasons to leave a show...or not. :-X

I was lumping them all into one category, true they didn't all walk out which is a positive way to look at it. :)

I'm still amazed when I got to The Metropolitan Opera at the number of people who leave after the first act. And these are people who I'm pretty sure paid full price for their tickets: $200-$275!! -Unlike me, who got lucky with a $25 rush seat or a company member's comp.  Sometimes they even discuss leaving after the act during the act.

And then, of course, there are those diehards(?) who have never stuck around for a curtain call because they want to be the first one in the parking garage or at the taxi stand. I know some of the final curtains at The Met can fall past 11:00pm, sometimes even close to Midnight, but you're going to the opera - it's supposed to be a long evening. ;)
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Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 03:14:10 PM
Only a few more hours till TAR. Yeah!

YEAH!

*And I've set the DVR to record "Undercover Boss" too just in case the football game runs over again... which I'm thinking it will.

**Although, I actually like "Undercover Boss", so... If it happens to involve a company I'm familiar with, I'll go ahead and record "CSI: Miami" just in case.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 03:14:34 PM
Good Morning!

I'm up, I'm up... And I believe I threw my back out last night during the course of a coughing fit. Alas, since I've never thrown my back out, I'm not really sure I have. But something is a-twinging. ???

~~~Quick Back Recovery Vibes for DR Jose!!~~~

Thank You, DR George.
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Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 03:16:57 PM
Good Morning!

I'm up, I'm up... And I believe I threw my back out last night during the course of a coughing fit. Alas, since I've never thrown my back out, I'm not really sure I have. But something is a-twinging. ???

Careful, ribs can also get bruised coughing that hard.
Back, ribs, coughing, cold vibes!!!

Thank You, DR Jane.

-Although, at this point, the coughing is a result of my acid reflux.  But, yes, I have been very careful "prepping" my coughs when I can.  Strangely enough, I was dealing with a very tight lower back the past couple of weeks, but the coughing actually seems to have loosened things up a bit. Alas, it looks they may have loosened one or two things up just a tad bit mich, but, I have to say, I've been pain-free since earlier this afternoon.  It's amazing what switching from Tylenol to Advil can do.
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 03:17:27 PM
DR George I'm sorry people let during your show.

I think the less said about this, the better.   ;D

;D
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Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 03:17:47 PM
And now...

PAGE FOUR!!!!
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Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 03:20:05 PM
(http://www.freewebs.com/rosalindrussellfan/theatrearts_mag_dec1956.jpg)
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Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 03:23:36 PM
Jose what is the name of the restaurant we ate lunch at in DC?  I was talking to Craig about the areas I've been to and the places I've eaten at.  That is the only one I can't remember, only that we went there from the library.  Where did I meet you for the play?

DR Jane - Zaytinya (http://www.zaytinya.com/)

It's part of Chef Jose Andrés' Think Food Group (http://www.thinkfoodgroup.com/)

I never remember the name-thanks.  I remember what a nice time I had and that the food was delicious, the important stuff. ;)
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: JoseSPiano on December 05, 2010, 03:23:57 PM
I think the worst Christmas movie I have ever seen is ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS.  After watching that movie, I wanted to go out and hang myself; but I figured that might cheer me up.

<Sad Trombone> (http://sadtrombone.com/)
Title: Re: THEATRE ARTS
Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 03:25:22 PM
Good Morning!

I'm up, I'm up... And I believe I threw my back out last night during the course of a coughing fit. Alas, since I've never thrown my back out, I'm not really sure I have. But something is a-twinging. ???

Careful, ribs can also get bruised coughing that hard.
Back, ribs, coughing, cold vibes!!!

Thank You, DR Jane.

-Although, at this point, the coughing is a result of my acid reflux.  But, yes, I have been very careful "prepping" my coughs when I can.  Strangely enough, I was dealing with a very tight lower back the past couple of weeks, but the coughing actually seems to have loosened things up a bit. Alas, it looks they may have loosened one or two things up just a tad bit mich, but, I have to say, I've been pain-free since earlier this afternoon.  It's amazing what switching from Tylenol to Advil can do.

Good news no matter how it was attained.  You are lucky you can tolerate Advil.

Are you sleeping elevated for the acid reflux?  You don't want to lie flat on your back.
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Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 03:42:07 PM
Back from Amoeba - thankfully they had the Casino Royale DVD for six bucks. 
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Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 03:42:26 PM
Then I had some eggs and a bagel and now I'll start figuring out the January show.
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Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 03:42:47 PM
This begins like a black comedy http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/as_japan_old_people_s_prison
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Post by: Druxy on December 05, 2010, 04:03:47 PM
I think the worst Christmas movie I have ever seen is ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS.  After watching that movie, I wanted to go out and hang myself; but I figured that might cheer me up.

Hanging yourself after seeing a bad movie?

Isn't that a bit drastic?
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Post by: Laura on December 05, 2010, 04:24:02 PM
A very full day -- church all morning, and then a local production of "Hairspray" this afternoon.
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Post by: Ginny on December 05, 2010, 04:43:43 PM
A very full day -- church all morning, and then a local production of "Hairspray" this afternoon.

Ours was similar - 2-hour drive, church, 2-hour drive, local community chorus performance of Handel's Messiah, in which Richard sang in the bass section.  Bonus:  DS Rob arrived from Michigan about 5 minutes before the performance began and sat with me throughout!
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Post by: TCB on December 05, 2010, 04:48:46 PM
I have been doing theater now for the past 55 years, and I am just now getting used to people leaving a play or musical at Intermission.  I used to take it personally, but it seems that some people just leave shows, regardless of the quality of the production.  Sometimes  the play is longer than they expected, sometimes they aren't feeling well, and sometimes they got to see who they came to see, and figure there is no other reason to stay and watch a live theater production.
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Post by: TCB on December 05, 2010, 04:51:23 PM
I think the worst Christmas movie I have ever seen is ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS.  After watching that movie, I wanted to go out and hang myself; but I figured that might cheer me up.

Hanging yourself after seeing a bad movie?

Isn't that a bit drastic?

I guess you have never seen ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS.
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Post by: Ginny on December 05, 2010, 04:52:46 PM
At today's Messiah performance, I wanted to tell the woman in front of me that it wasn't an athletic event and the woman behind me that the "Hallelujah Chorus" was not a sing-along.
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Post by: TCB on December 05, 2010, 04:55:43 PM
After one of the worst first halves of football they have played all season (which is really saying something), the Seattle Seahawks came back in the second half to score 31 unanswered points to beat the Carolina Panthers.
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Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 05:07:28 PM
Finished getting all the material for the Gardenia show into iTunes.  Then I had to do some stuff for one of the two upcoming Kritzerland releases, gathering together everything to send to the mastering guy, plus adjusting the notes (I didn't write these particular notes, although they're certainly written in my style). 
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Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 05:57:22 PM
How far off is our clock, for heaven's sake?  We haven't had a post in almost an hour at yet my last post reads as 6:07 when it is now 5:45 here.
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Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 06:21:01 PM
I have been doing theater now for the past 55 years, and I am just now getting used to people leaving a play or musical at Intermission.  I used to take it personally, but it seems that some people just leave shows, regardless of the quality of the production.  Sometimes  the play is longer than they expected, sometimes they aren't feeling well, and sometimes they got to see who they came to see, and figure there is no other reason to stay and watch a live theater production.

We leave because we can't stay awake any longer.
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Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 06:22:08 PM
How far off is our clock, for heaven's sake?  We haven't had a post in almost an hour at yet my last post reads as 6:07 when it is now 5:45 here.

It looks ok now.
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Post by: vixmom on December 05, 2010, 06:50:45 PM
been running around alot

been busy all weekend

so why do I feel like nothing is done?
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Post by: vixmom on December 05, 2010, 06:51:12 PM
Back vibes to Jose and John G
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Post by: Cillaliz on December 05, 2010, 06:51:54 PM
Good Morning!

I'm up, I'm up... And I believe I threw my back out last night during the course of a coughing fit. Alas, since I've never thrown my back out, I'm not really sure I have. But something is a-twinging. ???

Careful, ribs can also get bruised coughing that hard.
Back, ribs, coughing, cold vibes!!!

Thank You, DR Jane.

-Although, at this point, the coughing is a result of my acid reflux.  But, yes, I have been very careful "prepping" my coughs when I can.  Strangely enough, I was dealing with a very tight lower back the past couple of weeks, but the coughing actually seems to have loosened things up a bit. Alas, it looks they may have loosened one or two things up just a tad bit mich, but, I have to say, I've been pain-free since earlier this afternoon.  It's amazing what switching from Tylenol to Advil can do.

Good news no matter how it was attained.  You are lucky you can tolerate Advil.

Are you sleeping elevated for the acid reflux?  You don't want to lie flat on your back.

Tylenol has never done a thing for me.  Well, unless it has codine in it
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Post by: vixmom on December 05, 2010, 06:52:54 PM
I tried to ketchup yesterday but was so tired that I fell asleeep while reading
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Post by: Cillaliz on December 05, 2010, 06:52:56 PM
After one of the worst first halves of football they have played all season (which is really saying something), the Seattle Seahawks came back in the second half to score 31 unanswered points to beat the Carolina Panthers.

Imagine what youwould have missed if you had left at half-time!
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Post by: vixmom on December 05, 2010, 06:53:56 PM
it has been bitterly cold here the past coupleof days  -





or else I am just getting old










or both are true

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Post by: Cillaliz on December 05, 2010, 06:54:34 PM
I want snow!!!
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Post by: Cillaliz on December 05, 2010, 06:54:54 PM
We have cold, but I want snow.  It's fallen on every side of us, but not here.  Boo
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Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 06:59:25 PM
Good Morning!

I'm up, I'm up... And I believe I threw my back out last night during the course of a coughing fit. Alas, since I've never thrown my back out, I'm not really sure I have. But something is a-twinging. ???

Careful, ribs can also get bruised coughing that hard.
Back, ribs, coughing, cold vibes!!!

Thank You, DR Jane.

-Although, at this point, the coughing is a result of my acid reflux.  But, yes, I have been very careful "prepping" my coughs when I can.  Strangely enough, I was dealing with a very tight lower back the past couple of weeks, but the coughing actually seems to have loosened things up a bit. Alas, it looks they may have loosened one or two things up just a tad bit mich, but, I have to say, I've been pain-free since earlier this afternoon.  It's amazing what switching from Tylenol to Advil can do.

Good news no matter how it was attained.  You are lucky you can tolerate Advil.

Are you sleeping elevated for the acid reflux?  You don't want to lie flat on your back.

Tylenol has never done a thing for me.  Well, unless it has codine in it

I'm grateful it helps me since everything else has some sort of side effect.
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Post by: elmore3003 on December 05, 2010, 07:02:28 PM
Arty and free for all Sunday?

Did we ever do worst Christmas movie?
Worst?  "The Santa Clause" would probably top my list.


Really I love that movie.  And I am not really a big fan of Tim Allen.

I agree, DR TCB!
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Post by: elmore3003 on December 05, 2010, 07:11:01 PM
I'm back from an interesting evening: I met DJ at his apartment at 6 and we talked through the song lineup and looked for a good moonshine song. At eight we went to an Irish pub on 45th Street where David Ludkin, who played Will in the WILL ROGERS FOLLIES tour and the Balladeer in the City Opera production of Britten's PAUL BUNYAN, was holding a hootenanny. The cast of BRIEF ENCOUNTER was there, playing along with David and the other musicians who included two accordionists, 3 guitarists, a bass, and a young lady on mandolin who clearly played only on occasion and didn't seem to mind that she was never in tune with everyone else. Thankfully, she didn't play in every number.

My friend Nick Corley, who's directing David in a Woody Guthrie show next month in London was there, and he and DJ and I had a good visit. When I left, a ukelele player had shown up, and I suspect the party will go on for some time tonight. It was great.

Now I want to see BRIEF ENCOUNTER.
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Post by: Jane on December 05, 2010, 07:25:02 PM
THE LAND OF THE PAINTED CAVES will be published on March 29th.  This is the 6th book in the Earth's Children series (CLAN OF THE CAVE BEARS).

I was beginning to think it would never happen ;D  I hope it is worth the wait.
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Post by: elmore3003 on December 05, 2010, 07:50:06 PM
THE LAND OF THE PAINTED CAVES will be published on March 29th.  This is the 6th book in the Earth's Children series (CLAN OF THE CAVE BEARS).

I was beginning to think it would never happen ;D  I hope it is worth the wait.

I was hoping it never would. Her books are god-awful! ;D
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Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 07:57:25 PM
I suggest a frenzy or three.
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Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 07:57:43 PM
Just finished an excellent motion picture on Blu and Ray and may start another.
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Post by: JMK on December 05, 2010, 08:00:56 PM
Somehow I never imagined Larry hanging out with ukelele-ists.  ;)
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Post by: Jennifer on December 05, 2010, 08:02:35 PM
My neck is very stiff from sitting at the computer.

I don't think I would ever leave at intermission!
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Post by: John G. on December 05, 2010, 08:03:41 PM
I think the worst Christmas movie I have ever seen is ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS.  After watching that movie, I wanted to go out and hang myself; but I figured that might cheer me up.
Is that one with Mary Steenburgen as big ball of hate? I can see that.
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Post by: John G. on December 05, 2010, 08:04:26 PM
THE LAND OF THE PAINTED CAVES will be published on March 29th.  This is the 6th book in the Earth's Children series (CLAN OF THE CAVE BEARS).

I was beginning to think it would never happen ;D  I hope it is worth the wait.

I was hoping it never would. Her books are god-awful! ;D
I agree with Elmore on this one.
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Post by: John G. on December 05, 2010, 08:11:38 PM
Just back from a mediocre performance of the San Antonio Symphony performing Handel's "Messiah." The orchestra was good, but the chorus couldn't enunciate the words. "Glory to Gaw in the highes and peace on ur to meh." Meh.

Instead of an alto, there was a countertenor and the audience, in a large Baptist church with beautiful acoustics, wasn't ready to hear a man do the part.

Then they cut the Lent portion and my favorite part of the piece. No "He was despise-d ..."

I want my money back.
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Post by: Laura on December 05, 2010, 08:20:15 PM
I have wanted to leave at intermission several times. But I stuck it out hoping it would get better. It generally didn't.
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Post by: Sam on December 05, 2010, 08:22:51 PM
 ;D
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Post by: Vincent on December 05, 2010, 08:25:58 PM
I have wanted to leave at intermission several times. But I stuck it out hoping it would get better. It generally didn't.

I almost left during intermission once, accidentally. It was Into the Woods and I thought it was over. I had waked out of the auditorium and almost to my car before it occurred to me to wonder why no one else was going to their cars. So I hurried back in.

The Guthrie put on a production of By the Skin of our Teeth many years ago that I absolutely loved, and that I saw many, many times, but one of my amusements during intermission was to count the number of people walking out. It varied from a dozen to once -- almost half the house.

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Post by: elmore3003 on December 05, 2010, 08:26:10 PM
Just back from a mediocre performance of the San Antonio Symphony performing Handel's "Messiah." The orchestra was good, but the chorus couldn't enunciate the words. "Glory to Gaw in the highes and peace on ur to meh." Meh.

Instead of an alto, there was a countertenor and the audience, in a large Baptist church with beautiful acoustics, wasn't ready to hear a man do the part.


Few are. The countertenor is an acquired taste and the talenyt has to be enormous for me to appreciate it.

I much prefer PDQ Bach's bargaincountertenor.
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Post by: Sam on December 05, 2010, 08:26:17 PM
Managed to listen to   The Brian Setzer Orchestra Boogie Woogie Christmas, An Austin Rhythm and Blue Christmas,
and a couple hours of the radio.

And then listened to A Bridge Too Far.
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Post by: elmore3003 on December 05, 2010, 08:28:09 PM
I have wanted to leave at intermission several times. But I stuck it out hoping it would get better. It generally didn't.

I almost left during intermission once, accidentally. It was Into the Woods and I thought it was over. I had waked out of the auditorium and almost to my car before it occurred to me to wonder why no one else was going to their cars. So I hurried back in.


I'm always happy to walk out of INTO THE WOODS; I dislike too much of it.
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Post by: Sam on December 05, 2010, 08:34:08 PM
The landlord decided to redo some of the dirt area in the front yard a few days ago, what was to be an hour project ended up taking 3 full days of manual labor for the gardner.   Now I have no grass (which is ok, it keeps the other gardner who likes to butcher everything down to nothing left,  out of the yard forever) and was replaced with stepping stones, a lot of stepping stones.  Very good for less water.  And I can now have all the potted plants I want.

After that I cleaned everything outside, put up my fake pine garland and wreaths on the picket fence, and then added real pinecones.  Looks darn good.  
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Post by: Sam on December 05, 2010, 08:35:58 PM
It's raining really hard outside.  And it's really cold.

Time to get under the cover and go to sleep.

Happy Monday everyone, cheers and all good stuff for the week.    :) ;)
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Post by: Sam on December 05, 2010, 08:37:57 PM
I keep forgetting to mention that  I had a really good time at the Gardenia last week.  The show was just outstanding again.

Looking forward to the next time.  ;D
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Post by: vixmom on December 05, 2010, 08:39:09 PM
I have wanted to leave at intermission several times. But I stuck it out hoping it would get better. It generally didn't.

I almost left during intermission once, accidentally. It was Into the Woods and I thought it was over. I had waked out of the auditorium and almost to my car before it occurred to me to wonder why no one else was going to their cars. So I hurried back in.


I'm always happy to walk out of INTO THE WOODS; I dislike too much of it.

Horses for courses... we love it
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Post by: Sam on December 05, 2010, 08:40:21 PM
I bounced my digital camera off the kitchen wooden floor a couple of weeks ago and it looks like the rapair guy is going to say it's not worth fixing.  Will find out this week.   Stupid, stupid, me.  I did not think wood floors could do that much damage.  Stupid me.  :-[
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Post by: vixmom on December 05, 2010, 08:40:31 PM
Laura - how did you answer Wae- Ling?
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Post by: John G. on December 05, 2010, 08:42:28 PM
I have wanted to leave at intermission several times. But I stuck it out hoping it would get better. It generally didn't.

I almost left during intermission once, accidentally. It was Into the Woods and I thought it was over. I had waked out of the auditorium and almost to my car before it occurred to me to wonder why no one else was going to their cars. So I hurried back in.


I'm always happy to walk out of INTO THE WOODS; I dislike too much of it.
I saw an early preview of "Into the Woods" and loved it, except for a song in the second act called something like "Boom, Crunch." I then saw it the weekend it opened and the entire second act had changed story and tone, though most of the songs were the same. ("Boom, Crunch" had been replaced by "Last Midnight.") I didn't like it anywhere near as much.
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Post by: vixmom on December 05, 2010, 08:43:32 PM
I bounced my digital camera off the kitchen wooden floor a couple of weeks ago and it looks like the rapair guy is going to say it's not worth fixing.  Will find out this week.   Stupid, stupid, me.  I did not think wood floors could do that much damage.  Stupid me.  :-[

 I ran my digital camera over  with my van a couple of weeks ago--- I was able to replace it with the identical model by shopping on ebay -- at about a fifth iof the cost of the original
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Post by: John G. on December 05, 2010, 08:44:32 PM
I just got a Flip cam a week ago for about $100.
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Post by: Sam on December 05, 2010, 08:48:20 PM
I walked out of 2 shows in the 70's.

Rod Stewart wearing spandex on stage, = Yuck.

Devo was so loud I thought my head would explode,  (I was young and should have stayed, but my head was about to explode).

That's it.
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Post by: Sam on December 05, 2010, 08:52:46 PM
I saw digital cameras at Target for less than 50 bucks. The one I found in my dad's stuff was supposed to be a really really good one.

Oh well, it looked to me like it just bounced.


Now really good night.
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Post by: Sam on December 05, 2010, 08:56:00 PM
The speaker at the astronomy club dinner was really good.  Now I know why I liked taking the kid to JPL's open house all the time.  If I had to have a crush on a group in particular, it would be the science geeks.  ;D

Now really good night.
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Post by: Sam on December 05, 2010, 08:57:10 PM
MEGA VIBES  8)
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Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 09:31:25 PM
I will admit to walking out of several shows at the Pasadena Playhouse - the last time it was Sister Act.  I hope it's gotten better on its journey.  If I've been seen and I know people involved, then it's REALLY hard to escape.
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Post by: George on December 05, 2010, 10:08:09 PM
I have been doing theater now for the past 55 years, and I am just now getting used to people leaving a play or musical at Intermission.  I used to take it personally, but it seems that some people just leave shows, regardless of the quality of the production.  Sometimes  the play is longer than they expected, sometimes they aren't feeling well, and sometimes they got to see who they came to see, and figure there is no other reason to stay and watch a live theater production.

We leave because we can't stay awake any longer.

Even at a matinee?

 ;)
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Post by: George on December 05, 2010, 10:09:28 PM
PAGE SIX DANCE!!
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Post by: George on December 05, 2010, 10:25:10 PM
When my sister, niece and I went to London in 2001, we got tickets at the London-equivalent TKTS booth for "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" with Brendan Fraser, Francis O'Connor and Ned Beatty as Big Daddy.  We had tickets to see a singing group called STEPS (my niece's absolute favorite), which was the main reason for the trip to London, so we had to make sure that we got there in time.  We had to leave at the second intermission and miss the last act.  That was the only time that I left before the end of a professional show.
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Post by: bk on December 05, 2010, 10:48:09 PM
It's been raining since about four.
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Post by: George on December 06, 2010, 11:57:50 AM
Hey!  Today is still open! :D