Pro-Torture Witch Hunter Returns to Texas in March

profile of a demagogue

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Mon Jan 30, 8pm – AFTER THE FAIR

After the Fair
Monday January 30, 8pm
NY Society for Ethical Culture,
2 West 64th Street
New York, NY

After the Fair, the award winning musical which was produced Off-Broadway, London, Dallas, Chicago, Seattle etc., will be presented in a specially edited radio/concert version – complete with live sound effects and a combo – to benefit WBAI-Pacifica Radio and Mainstreet Musicals.

Based on a short story by Thomas Hardy, with book and lyrics by Stephen Cole and music by Matthew Ward, the concert, will be recorded for a future broadcast on WBAI-FM, is directed by Gabriel  Barre (The Wild Party), with music directed by David  Evans (Birds of Paradise, Children’s Letters To God). It features a cast of four including Anastasia  Barzee (White Christmas, Merrily We Roll Along), Walter Charles (Anything Goes, La Cage Aux Folles) , Jenn Gambatese (All Shook Up, Tarzan) , and Louis Hobson (Next to Normal, Bonnie and Clyde) .

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Sunday Jan 22, 3rd Annual A Night For David Nolan

Sunday, Jan 22, 2012.
Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
Featuring: The Zen Tricksters, BuzzUniverse, Keith Kenny
As everyone who knew David Nolan as a longtime Host and Producer of WBAI’s “Morning Dew”, and before that, “Dead Air” and “Live Air”, he was a much loved and valued friend and colleague in Radio, Sound Archiving, Club DJ’ing, Poetry Readings, and many more things. It is still hard to fathom losing David at the young age of 49 almost two years ago.
David left a legacy of Love, Friendships, Creativity, a massive Sound Archive of personally recorded music, poetry and other events. David worked for all 13 years of the existence of the legendary NYC Rock Club, “Wetlands”, where he did DJ’ing, Sound, and Lighting duties.

Robert Anton Wilson (via Oscar Wilde): Disobedience was Man’s Original Virtue

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Robert Anton Wilson, the epic writer of the epic Illuminatus! Trilogy, passed away five years ago, on January 11, 2007.  A writer, phenomenologist, comedian and philosopher, RAW was also an activist fighting for the rights of all sentient beings.  And as such the Boing Boing, found by his protege and another grand figure in the field of activism, Ken Goffman AKA R. U. Sirius,  has dedicated a week to him.

One of such posts, by Boing Boing author Mark Frauenfelder, is Bob’s exposition of Oscar Wilde’s quote (which this WBAI blogger interprets as more inclusive than originally intended by the bohemian), “Disobedience was Man’s Original Virtue.”

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Saturday Jan. 14 2-4pm, Saturday Salon

Saturday  Jan. 14  2-4pm 
Lafayette Grill and Bar, 54 Franklin Street 
(Between Lafayette + Broadway)

Quickly becoming Saturday afternoon’s downtown go-to destination,  Saturday Salon features up and coming musical talent and speakers on contemporary issues.

Performances by:

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