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TYPEWRITERGIRLS PORTRAIT OF THE DADAIST AS A PUBLIC SCHOOL OFFICIAL
by Crystal J. Hoffman Saturday, Oct. 09, 2010 at 12:45 PM
typewritergirlscabaret@gmail.com

TYPEWRITERGIRLS PORTRAIT OF THE DADAIST AS A PUBLIC SCHOOL OFFICIAL: A Poetry Cabaret that Explores the Marriage of Art and Education (featuring The Poetry Brothel NYC What: A Poetry Cabaret featuring a letter writing station where audience members can express their concern about the dwindling quality of public education and lack of arts integration to elected officials, educationally-themed Dadaist drinking and writing games, readings from poets who also serve the... role of educators, magic, dance, live music, performances and private “lessons” from the famed Poetry Brothel from New York City, and the TypewriterGirls' sketch comedy to tie it all together.

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Saturday, October 23 2010
7:00pm - 11:30pm
TypewriterGirls: Portrait of a Dadaist as a Public School Official w/ The Poetry Brothel NYC
TYPEWRITERGIRLS PORTRAIT OF THE DADAIST AS A PUBLIC SCHOOL OFFICIAL: A Poetry Cabaret that Explores the Marriage of Art and Education
http://www.typewritergirls.net

What: A Poetry Cabaret featuring a letter writing station where audience members can express their concern about the dwindling quality of public education and lack of arts integration to elected officials, educationally-themed Dadaist drinking and writing games, readings from poets who also serve the... role of educators, magic, dance, live music, performances and private “lessons” from the famed Poetry Brothel from New York City, and the TypewriterGirls' sketch comedy to tie it all together.

Who: The TypewriterGirls Poetry Cabaret (Crystal Hoffman and Margaret Bashaar) w/ dance by Staycee Pearl Dance Company; live music by Amoeba Knievel; magic from Mark Swindler; poetry from Lynn Emanuel, Andrew Mulvania, and Skot Jones, and performances and private readings from The Poetry Brothel NYC.

When: Saturday, October 23 Doors Open at 7 PM/Show at 8 PM

Where: Modern Formations, 4919 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Cost: $7.00 cover/$5.00 cover with a personalized letter to elected official expressing concern over the budget cuts to education and arts programs in particular.

The TypewriterGirls have long considered themselves to be unique and enthusiastic purveyors of knowledge to the public in general and budding Dadaists in particular; however, on Saturday October 23rd, they begin to take their roles as alternative educators perhaps a little too seriously.

Can one of their shenanigan-filled, Dada-bred poetry cabarets become an actual institution of learning? Come find out if the girls can successfully integrate poetry, comedy, dance, magic, literary drinking games, art, music, and chaos into a coherent lesson plan at TypewriterGirls Portrait of the Dadaist as a Public School Official: Doors will open at 7 PM, with the performance starting around 8 PM; $7.00 cover/$5.00 cover with a personalized letter to an elected official expressing concern over the budget cuts to education and arts programs in particular.

Will the DEA shut down their classes on consciousness-expanding? Will Christian moral watch-dogs prevent education on the “dark arts” of magic and manipulation of one’s reality? Exactly how many governmental and social institutions will attempt to close their doors before evenings end?

Fortunately, they’ve assembled a crack team of artists with similar interests in spreading enlightenment to the masses: The Staycee Pearl Dance Company will be serving as gym instructors for those of us who found dodge ball and push-ups to be cruel sadistic rituals; comedy rockers, Amoeba Knievel, will be there to make music class impossible to snooze through; Mark Swindler will be adding an all-too necessary course to any sensible curriculum, Magic and the Mysteries of Reality Manipulation. However, as one would expect the true core of their institution is poetry and the evening will not fail with readings from Lynn Emanuel, Andrew Mulvania, and Skot Jones.

However, if all else fails, the girls have brought in The Poetry Brothel NYC and audience members will have ample opportunities to seek education in a dark corner of Modern Formations with any of their members privately.

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by Crystal J. Hoffman Saturday, Oct. 09, 2010 at 12:45 PM
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