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Rogue Festival 2014

Out of Bounds at Rogue 2014

IN THE March 4 ISSUE

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by Xan Scott



Apocalypse Clown! I continued on to a decent-sized Fringe tour throughout North America and Canada. It was a blast! I saw so many shows in a condensed amount of time. Now I’m back with a highly personal story.

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Rogue Reviews 2014

IN THE March 2 ISSUE

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by Terrance Mc Arthur



Throughout the week we will be posting reviews of Rogue shows! Check back daily! And then go out and enjoy the Rogue Festival! To check out our Rogue preview article & some Rogue performer preview articles go to our Arts & Entertainment section. So far we have reviews here of Super Rock n Roll Magic Show, A Folk Rock Celebration, The Awkward Art of Flying, State Your Name For the Record, Sinatra & Sax, The Agony of Living, The Excursions, The Road to High Street, Can Death be Staid by a Catchy Chorus, The Dark Fantastic, Bromance, Downtown Fresno Blues, Nightmare In Bakersfield, Flying Dreams: a Vaudevillian Tragicomedy, Rockin’ the Rogue, Part 2, Out of Bounds, Opera Frantique: Pescalla in Concert, Partial Nugity & The Honeymoon Period Is Officially Over.

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Rogue Teaser Show Review

IN THE February 28 ISSUE

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by Terrance Mc Arthur



They called it the Rogue Teaser Show at the Tower Theatre on Thursday night, and I didn’t think it was a tease as much as it was a treat! About 30 acts from the festival strutted their stuff on the stage, and there was everything from magic tricks to belly dancers to singers to comedy monologues. I’m going to tell you about some of the performers and groups that made me want to see them, and some old favorites of mine that are worth the time and the Rogue Bucks.

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George the Giant On Stage

IN THE February 27 ISSUE

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by Terrance Mc Arthur




He swallows swords! He eats fire! He’s been on TV, in movies, and in The National Enquirer! He’s set Guinness World Records that nobody wants to break, he’s 7’3”, he’s a master of the sideshow arts, and he’s coming to Fresno for the Rogue Festival(this isn’t technically a Rogue show, but it is taking place in the same area as Rogue at the same time)! FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY…GEORGE “THE GIANT” Mc ARTHUR…my little brother. No, I’m not taller, just older!

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by Rogue Performers



Here are our final three Rogue Performer Preview Articles-The Honeymoon Period is Officially Over with Gemma Wilcox, State Your Name For The Record with Amelia Ryan, & Jeremy Julian Greco’s With Held. Watch for Rogue show reviews & video interviews starting this weekend and go see Rogue!

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Here are three more Rogue Performer Preview Articles-Can Death Be Staid by a Catchy Chorus, Hearing Love, Inspiration Found, & Witchdoctor.

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by Rogue Performers



Here are three more Rogue Performer Preview Articles-Kinetic Interludes by JuxtaPosition Dance Theatre, Never Own Anything You Have to Paint or Feed by Howard Petrick, & Steve Seabrook: Better Than You by Kurt Bodden.

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Rogue Festival 2014!

IN THE February 22 ISSUE

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



Between now and Rogue Festival 2014 we will be featuring several of the performers who will be at this year’s festival, so keep watching for more! Also, today we have a preview of the Festival itself, as we interview one of the Rogue producers this year, Amy Querin.

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Bromance At Rogue 2014

IN THE February 22 ISSUE

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by Kurt Fitzpatrick



Last May at the Orlando Fringe Festival, I was telling Tommy Nugent about what we could do as a joint show. When Tommy heard the word “joint,” he was interested immediately. I proposed that we each do thirty minute solo pieces, and package them together as one show. While we were discussing this, our friend and fellow performer Tanya O’Debra spoke up and said, “No. That’s not what the people want to see. They want to see the two of you on stage together.”

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The Pieces At Rogue 2014

IN THE February 22 ISSUE

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by Kathleen Denny



Families! Every child grows up in a different one, even with the same parents at the same address. Take brothers and sisters, six of them scattered, one snowy Wisconsin December, and their father’s funeral, gather them in and dramedy will follow. In this household, sailing and the law combine with Hagar the Horrible, war, peace and The Energizer Bunny. Argument was Dad’s favorite sport and his oldest daughter was his designated sparring partner. And she’s been assigned to deliver a eulogy. “Something nice,” says her sister. But Kathleen doesn’t do nice.

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by Ely Buffin
& Patricia Krikorian



This is Ananka’s 12th happy year performing at the Rogue Festival. Although the Ananka Dance Co. performs in classical ethnic and cabaret belly dance, during the Rogue …the favorite is “Fantasy Spirit”…dancing with beautiful belly dance techniques and capturing moments in a variety of themes in a variety of ways. This year, we have the creative challenge in bringing, in dance, ‘Moments in Myths and Mythology.’

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The Great Green At Rogue 2014

IN THE February 20 ISSUE

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by Joanna Rotkin



The Great Green is a thorny narrative of social codes, false pretenses, quirks and incongruities. Amid the uproar of vexing topographies, this solo work unearths, disputes, and relishes in a skewed conversation of gluttony and greed. By investigating the demarcation of ownership through landscape and power, The Great Green is a world that traverses between absurd stand-up comedy, starving despair, and choreographic upheaval. Through rich imagery, dialogue, repetition, and fourth wall break down, The Great Green codifies personal, familial, and cultural gesture using an illogical and bizarre theatrical arc to convey the vast disconnect between the grandiose power of greed and ownership with everyday existence in our consumer driven culture.

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