Mid Main Benefitting BooTown
Apr07

Mid Main Benefitting BooTown

The wonderful people at Mid Main throw a party every first Thursday of the month to benefit a different local charity and tonight they have chosen BooTown! There will be an outdoor market in Winbern Street, live music, art shows, tasty drinks and appetizer specials. We put together a mini Storytime (in the garden at 7pm) and a mini Neo Benshi (at the Pachinko Hut at 9:30) plus we’ll be tabling and selling merch so please come...

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Neo Benshi is Tonight!
Apr05

Neo Benshi is Tonight!

Amy Birkhead and Antoine Culbreath perform at Neo Benshi at Beta Theater. Neo Benshi is a monthly series produced by BooTown and BETA Theater every first Tuesday of the month (that means TONIGHT!). It is at PJ’s Sports Bar (614 West Gray) at 8pm and it only costs $5! During the silent film era in Japan, the benshi performers stood to the side of the movie screen and introduced and related the story to the audience. In theatrical...

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Grown-up Storytime 88
Mar15

Grown-up Storytime 88

Tonight is the special night!! GUST 88 is at Rudyard’s (2010 Waugh) and we have an 8pm and a 10pm. If you plan to come to the 8pm make sure to get there early as it typically sells out and seating is limited. Both shows are $5 and the bar upstairs will be open for both food and drink starting at 7pm. THE LINEUP Host – Billy Trim 1. Bark Park Banned Banned, written by John Wayne Communale and read by Jeromy Barber 2. Paris,...

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All Bash, all the time
Mar02

All Bash, all the time

The BooTown Bash is THIS SATURDAY at Station Theater!! This event helps us keep producing all of the things, from Grown-up Storytime to Neo Benshi to puppet shows and it helps us make sure that we can pay every artist that works with us. So please come! Tickets start at $30 and are all inclusive. There will be food. There will be drinks. There will be puppets and music and Neo Benshi!! But also just know – it will be awesome and we...

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Neo Benshi 18
Mar01

Neo Benshi 18

Neo Benshi is a monthly series produced by BooTown and BETA Theater every first Tuesday of the month. It is at PJ’s Sports Bar (614 West Gray) at 8pm and it only costs $5! During the silent film era in Japan, the benshi performers stood to the side of the movie screen and introduced and related the story to the audience. In theatrical style, benshi often spoke for the characters on-screen and played multiple roles. Stemming from the...

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