2009-04-23




Max’s Petting Zoo presents…

 “Artists for Sale”

…at the Edgar Ace Gallery!

MIAMI, FL – In this rough economy, local student/model Max Emerson and twin artists Paul and John Physioc have been forced to find residence in the Edgar Ace Gallery for the last days of their semester at the University of Miami.

“It just sucks that three smart, handsome, very well-endowed kids can’t manage to pay the bills.“ Says Paul Physioc, “I’m not saying our lives suck, though… In fact, Mr. Ace even said we could throw a party!”

For a ten-dollar donation (“waived w/ any art purchase”), guests are permitted to explore the boys’ abode, hang out late and check out art from a variety of UMiami students. Complimentary drinks will be offered ‘college-style’.

Max had this to say; “’Artists For Sale’ is a one-night-only interactive exhibition geared towards raising money for student artists. We haven’t sidled up with a popular charity because we ARE a charity! We’re inviting the normally not-so-artistic art community into our lives because we want their support. We also want them to question what the word ‘art’ is even supposed to mean. Yeah Paul, John, Jean-Paul, Ricardo, Mackenzie, David, Oscar, Dane and everyone else are talented and produce great work… painting, drawing, film, whatever… But who’s to say my underpants can’t be art?”

Although the gallery closes at one AM, these three boys aim to entertain all night long! One lucky attendee will even win a second date with the three boys during the ten o’clock raffle!

“I know the porn convention is going to be in town that whole week…” John said during his interview, “I’m going to work my magic and see if I can get a few friends to show up! ”

“Artists for Sale” Takes place on Saturday, May 9 from 8:00PM-1:00AM

The Edgar Ace Gallery (in Miami’s Design District):

7520 NE 4th Ct. Miami, FL 33138


 

2009-01-26

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" and "Dog sees goD"

Upcoming at UM Ring Theatre: Adults only and a family classic

From The University of Miami Jerry Herman Ring Theatre:

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Dog Sees God: Max Emerson, Tim Murray and Katie McClellan. (Click photo to enlarge.)

The University of Miami Jerry Herman Ring Theatre continues their 2008 – 2009 season of music, romance and comedy. Classic comic strip characters take the stage in two plays running in repertory at the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre located at 1312 Miller Drive on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus.

The Ring Theatre presents the family classic You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Based on the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz, the musical invites audiences of all ages to join the beloved Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy, Schroeder, Linus, and Sally as they encounter the wonders of childhood. From Charlie Brown's disappointments on Valentine's Day to Snoopy's flying ace doing battle with the nefarious Red Baron, everyone's favorite Peanuts' moments are brought to life in this lighthearted performance.

Due to popular demand, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown has added an extra week. Performances are February 18, 20, 26, 28 and March 4 – 7 at 8 pm, and February 21, March 1 and 7 at 2 pm. Ticket prices for weeknights and matinees: Regular admission: $18; Seniors, UM faculty/staff/alumni: $16; Students: $8. Friday & Saturday nights: Regular admission: $22; Seniors, UM faculty/staff/alumni: $18; Students: $10.

In conjunction with You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, the Ring Theatre will also be showcasing the surprise Off-Broadway hit by Bert V. Royal, Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. The play poses the question, “What happens to the comic strip gang after they become angst-obsessed teens?” This satirical take on America’s favorite comic strip will surely please adult audiences and help them to imagine life after childhood for these characters. Dog Sees God contains adult language and themes along with graphic content. It is not suitable for children or young teens.

Performances of Dog Sees God are February 19, 21, 25, and 27 at 8 pm, and February 22 and 28 at 2 pm. Ticket prices for weeknights and matinees: Regular admission: $16; Seniors, UM faculty/staff/alumni: $14; Students: $6. Friday & Saturday nights: Regular admission: $18; Seniors, UM faculty/staff/alumni: $16; Students: $8.

To purchase tickets, contact the box office Monday – Friday between 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at 305-284-3355. For more information and to purchase tickets online, log on to www.miami.edu/ring. The theatre is wheelchair accessible, has handicapped parking, and offers free infrared hearing devices. Parking is free and plentiful adjacent to the theatre.

The University of Miami’s mission is to educate and nurture students, to create knowledge, and to provide service to our community and beyond. Committed to excellence and proud of our diversity of our University family, we strive to develop future leaders of our nation and the world. www.miami.edu.

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Charlie Brown: Robb Nanus, Matthew Mickenberg and Kate Metroka. (Click photo to enlarge.)


Feb 18- March 1 @ the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre
www.miami.edu/ring