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2019 – Vaudevisuals Year in Review

All together I posted 73 times in 2019! Over 1000 views per month. Pretty good for an ‘eccentric’ performing arts blog!

You can use the drop-down menu for Month to Month Archive viewing. I will list some of the highlights here.

Dec 2019 – Interview with Cirque Mechanics Chris Lashua ~ Interview with Coney Island’s own Dick Zigun – Sideshow Hall of Fame.

November 2019 – Corn Mo and The Love Show ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Hilary Chaplain ~ Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue ~ Karen Gersch Portfolio ~ Vaudevisuals Bookshelf ~ Martin Ewen’s ‘Panto Damascus’.

October 2019 – Vaudevisuals interview with Kevin Venardos.

September 2019 – Vaudevisuals interview with Noah Diamond & Amanda Sisk ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Adrienne Truscott.

August 2019 – Vaudevisuals interview with Tammy Faye Starlite ~ Ernie Kovacs Centennial Panel Discussion ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Dick Zigun – ‘Bloody Brains in the Juke Box’ ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Sarah the Bird Girl ~ The Seashore Variety Hour

July 2019 – Southern Sideshow Hootenanny Benefit ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Amber Martin ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Tyler West.

June 2019 – Vaudevisuals interview with Trav SD ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Bill Bowers ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Mallory Catlett ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Ralph Lewis ~ Bindlestiff’s ‘brooklyn abridged’ show ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Kevin Augustine ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Everett Quinton. ‘Galas’.

May 2019 – A.J. Silver – A Cowboy from the Bronx ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Boxcutter Collective.

April 2019 – Congress of Curious People – James Taylor ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Greg Dubin ~ Vaudevisuals interview with A.J. Silver ~ Trav SD’s American Vaudeville Theatre.

March 2019 – Vaudevisuals interview with John Jesurun & Nicky Paraiso ~ Vaudevisuals interview with Coney Island Ritual Cabaret Festival.

February 2019 – Coffeehouse Chronicles: Ethyl Eichelberger ~ Bindlestiff Open Stage at Big Apple Circus ~ Lord Buckley by Heathcote Williams.

January 2019 – Vaudevisuals Bookshelf: ‘Atomic Clown’ by Sara Moore ~ Bindlestiff Open Stage ~ Tribute To Rob Torres.

~ HAPPY NEW YEAR ~ 2020 ~

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Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue @ Galapagos Art Space

With the news that Galapagos Arts Space is moving to Detroit, I wanted to post a series of photographs that I took while I documented the Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue there.
Here is a video collage and a few images from that series.
Currently Bindlestiff is presenting it’s monthly series (1st Monday of Every Month) at Dixon Place.

Jen Slaw Juggler
Jen Slaw – Juggler

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Keith Nelson – Host of Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue

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Catahoula Cajun Music Band

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Stephanie Monseau on the ‘Rola-Bola’.

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Magician/Ventroliquist Dave Cremmin

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Aerialist Amy Chen

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Clown/Comedian Jeff Seal

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Zero Boy with Tanya Elchuk

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Rob Lok

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Michael Richter

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Jan Damm

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Ekat MissEkaterina

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Magic Brian

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Sincerely Yours

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Le Gateau Chocalat

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Amazing Amy

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Cast of Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue at Galapagos Art Space.
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Travesties of 2012 – A Vaudeville Extravaganza

For 16 performances Trav S.D. hosted the “TRAVESTIES OF 2012” .

Part of the NY Musical Theatre Festival which was being held at numerous venues across Manhattan.

The evening was great with wonderful acts. comedy, ensemble skits and general fun times for all.

Here are a few photographs from the last show on Sat.

(Some Acts were not photographed due to unforseen circumstances)

Trav S.D. hosts the show with a great big ‘vaudeville’ opening song and smile.

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AJ Silver performing rope ‘magic’ opens the show.

AJ Silver finishes his act with a roar of applause.

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Trav S.D. and  company offer lots of funny songs and dance.

Okies trying to sing and make music.

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Jenny Lee Mitchell sings up a storm and gets the audience into a hysterical laughter.

Jenny Lee Mitchell gets a little drowsy after a champagne.

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Dandy Darkly tells some amazingly horrifying tales!

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Meghan “Big Red” Murphy sings a “Passing Show” song.

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“The Crime of the Rhyme” performed by the ensemble.

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Audrey Crabtree and Billy Schultz perform their “No Reservations Needed” piece.

Things get out of hand on this ‘first date’ as Billy and Audrey get entangled.

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Musicians:

Sarah Malinda Engelke: Piano (banjo)

Dennis Buck: Piano for Jenny Lee Mitchell and Dandy Darkly

Isaiah Tanenbaum: Piano on “New York Town”.

Trav S.D: Guitar on “New York Town”

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For more information on TRAVESTIES OF 2012 click HERE!