Sunday, September 5, 2010
LIAR'S BENCH, CITY LIGHTS, SEPT. 4TH
Well, Kind Hearts, not surprisingly, it was another fantastic show. Mark Twain (Marvin Cole) told a marvelous story about blue jays that demonstrated that birds talked to each other; Nancy Reeder told a fable about a cat and a mirror; Eric Legge, a folk artist from Dillard, Georgia showed examples of his work and answered questions about what it meant to be a "compulsive painter;" Billy Norton and Steve Brady performed a song entitled "Dream of Proctor town," and I repeated my story about Bodine, the stuffed dog that has become a regular member of the Liar's Bench. Dave Brewin told a hunting story and I discussed the Pinocchio Award, which at the audience's request, I awarded to myself. Rumors have it that we will take Liar's Bench to Bryson City (Calhoun Inn) next Friday, and to the Jarrett House on Friday 17th where we will be joined by Barbara Duncan, Lloyd Arneach and possibly some volunteers from the audience. The next Liar's Bench will not be on the first Saturday of October since my play is opening in Highlands on that night. Please stay tuned for additional announcements about the October Liar's Bench which will be closer to Halloween and will probably include a few ghost stories/songs.