Tag: Park West

I need you to go Oprah on me. Please.

The performance that started it all — Dance Experiment, 2010 I share my offerings incessantly. I’m self-employed and am riding a ten-year wave of not paying for marketing or advertising. Me newslettering, tweeting, Facebooking, party-chatting about what I do is how I pay rent, buy groceries, and save for the future splurge on the occasional Read more…

Meet Pattie: Sometimes your 2nd choice is better than your 1st

During this round of Fear Experiment, where strangers who met early September confront various fears as they learn a capella, stepping, and storytelling in preparation for a one-night only performance in front of hundreds at the Park West at the end of November, I’ll be spotlighting some of the participants through Guest Posts as we lead up to to the Read more…

Thought he was going to pass gas; instead, he proposed

*If you’re reading this in a reader/have your images turned off, you might want to head to the original post to see the pretty pictures* It shouldn’t surprise me how many folk have been asking for “The details!”  I immensely enjoy how you met, the first time she said “I love you,” how he proposed-esque stories.  And Read more…

$2500 in cash for your fear!

What people who are taking risks look like Who likes cash?  $2500 sound good? Combine that question with these questions about the past year — Did you experiment? Take risks? Did you highlight a failure from your past that’s helping shape the future? Share a big idea that will inspire others to dream big? Were Read more…

When life gives you clusterfucks, pedal gratefully.

Theme of the past two weeks — Clusterf*ck. Fake Snow Clusterf*ck I visited Seattle for the first time recently.  Quite lovely!  Their coffeehouses really ARE cool.  I thought the Chicago java-scene was pretty good.  Oh man, we have a lot of catching up to do.  The variety, the natural wood, the hanging art, the mismatched Read more…