Retard presents Crack on September 21, 2012

 

 

 

 

Retard presents

 

crack

 

 

“where normal is not normal”

 

fridays

 

 

September 21st, 2012 

 

from 7-9pm.

 

 

cake and tea provided for all.

 

yummy good cake and tea.

 

 

 

$10 (ideally 10, but if you cant, pay less then, ok? and still come.) includes the cake.  and tea.

 

and the show

 

 

Friday September 21st, there is (in no particular order just as i remembered them)

 

amazing storytelling with animals that is so great like you actually want to hear the stories, you actually get caught up in them; music that is languid and lovely and haunting and odd, music that is i dont know really, great fucking writing and arresting stage presence

 

Sleepy Todd

 

Smokin McQueen

 

Ben Loory

 

Julie Reid

 

Mark Pritchard

 

Amy Moon

 

Karen Penley

 

all of them doing stuff. 

 

 

at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd at 1823 9th Street

 

 

at the corner of Hearst, one block north of University Avenue.

 

Good Shepherd is a 15-minute walk from the North Berkeley BART station.

 

Click for a walking map. 

 

 

Websites of performers:

 

          karenpenley.com

 

http://www.toobeautiful.org

 

smokinmcqueen.com

 

benloory.com

 

 

 

 

it’s not AT the church, it’s in the building to the Left of the church, when you’re standing on 9th street looking up at the church, 

 

a little walkway

 

 a lighted porch.

 

 

What is retard, you ask.

 

some say it is like a weimar german cabaret

 

some say poop

 

 

Retard is a new venue and I’m looking for performers.  If you’re interested, email me at kpenley@earthlink.net.  

 

 

 re- + tardāre to loiter, be slow, derivative of tardus slow

 

retard | the church shows | fridays in september/2012

 

2 responses

    • he is like the greatest. i met him at YOUR thing, the beast! he is one of the few storytellers, listening to him, i couldn’t wait for what would happen next. and his voice is great. deep, resonant. oh, well, you know, right?

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