Have You “Misbehaved”?

Hello all-

Hope this note meet you well, happy and reasonably dry! I have been having a great time in Ain’t Misbehavin’ at Centerstage Theater in Tacoma. This show is good for whatever ails you! It is two hours of shakin’ and shimmying to the music of Fats Waller.

This weekend is your last chance to see this show, tickets are available at http://www.centerstagetheatre.com/.

Hope to see you!

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The Bard, Fats, & Red…all coming soon!

Happy Birthday Shakespeare.. you sure do write purty!

In celebration of William Shake sphere’s birthday– April 23rd 1564 to
be exact for those of you who want to send him a congratulatory tweet
–Shakespeare in the Parking Lot in cahoots with the Tacoma Arts
Commission is hosting a Shakespere- a-thon, this Friday and Saturday,
April 23 and 24th. More information is available here: http://www.sitpl.org/ShakespeareathonApril2010.html

Yours truly is in the Friday 6:30 show Richard II, appropriately
renamed Regina II, for I get the opportunity to play Queen Regina II.
Regina II will be a moving show, in that the show will be both indoors
at the Speakeasy Arts Collective, 222 Broadway in Tacoma and on
various locations on Broadway! Bring your gortex and fleece and come
out and see Shakespeare in a new light. Read more…

Friday, April 23rd:
6:30pm – Richard 2 (Regina II)
8:30pm – Henry 4 Parts 1 & 2
11:00pm – Henry 5
If you are unable to join in the celebrations, pepper your
conversations with “forsooth” and “anon” and see how good it feels!

Mr Waller I presume…
I am currently in rehearsal for the Fats Waller musical review, Aint
Misbehavin, with Centerstage Theater in Tacoma. Opening night is May
21st! Show times and dates can be found at http://www.centerstagetheatre.com/
. This is wonderful show, two rip-tearin, throw-down hours of Fats
Waller songs. Just try to stay in your seat for this one!

Lions,Tigers and Red and Ruby Lights Oh My!
This weekend is Artwalk!, Procession of the Species, and the gorgeous
Luminary procession It just isn’t spring in Olympia ’til you see a 8
foot dung beetle in the middle of 4th Avenue. Red (Vince Brown) and
Ruby (that’s me, the short one) will be at Swing Wine Bar Saturday
night April 24 at 9:30. Drop by after the Procession; We would love to
see you!

Until next time…be well and be kind.

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Jazz (and such) Monday at the Royal Lounge

Greetings everyone and happy spring…uh winter, no spring. Definitely
spring. Almost.

I swear to you that I saw a chickadee at the feeder at our kitchen
window wearing leg warmers. Really! But I digress.

I want to invite you to the Royal Lounge this Monday 9:30-midnight.
Yes, I know it is late but I will be playing with fine dressin’
guitarist Vince “Crazy Fingers” Brown, Syd “Sweet Lips” Potter on
flugelhorn and crazy but calm Carey Black on bass! We will be doing
all manner of things jazzy and jazz related.

The Royal is located at 311 Capitol Way North, Olympia. There is
plenty of parking. Need more info? Call them at (360) 705-0760.

Hope to see you soon, and for those of you who can’t make this gig due
to its late hour, earlier gigs are afoot.

Be well and be happy,

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