Friday, September 28, 2007

SF Mime Troupe

From Whitney:

Yesterday, Sept. 24, the Santa Cruz Trash Orchestra raised a rebellious ruckus and marched down Pacific Avenue (permits? We don't need no stinking permits!) to announce the performance of the San Francisco Mime Troupe in San Lo Park.

It was a BLAST! As we marched, people joined us from the sidewalks and we handed them trash to play. We had a lot of fun doing variations of marching like twirls and scattering. Grant Wilson, from Art and Revolution, acted as our drum major and marched ahead of us - he is always so much fun. At one point, a bike cop asked if we could make way for traffic and we complied. When we got to the park, we played 3 songs.

The SF Mime Troupe put on a really great show called "Making a Killing" - political satire at it's best. They have look-a-likes for Dick Cheney and Condi Rice... doing evil deeds in the name of charity and "a feel good story". The Mime Troupe was especially good this year.


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Paul Jimerson on September 1, 2009 at 3:06 PM said...

Sounds very cool. Another reason I wish I was living in Santa Cruz! I just moved to CA from MA a few months ago, with the intention of moving to SC. I'm an artist and a "progressive" (I have to be careful what i reveal online!), but my art does not reflect my politics. My writing sometimes does, but... I love what you are doing, and will check in from time to time. Are you on Twitter? FaceBook? Feel free to check out my blog @

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