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Bash the Trash! 2017

July 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join renowned musical alchemists Bash The Trash as they show you how to make musical instruments out of – well – trash. After a workshop of instrument building, there will be a a musical procession , a performance in the Widow Jane Mine, and an improv session featuring your new instruments!

Ages 5 and under: free!
All others: $10

Tickets sold only at the event.Cash payment / no credit cards

As with all events in the Widow Jane Mine, bring a folding chair, and dress for damp, cool weather even in the summer!

This is a very family friendly show!

Co-founder Carina Piaggio brings her newest movement / theater work to the intriguing Century House/Widow Jane Mine’s underground stage. Inspired by a remarkable dog – Alonso – as interpreted by a “lady” in a hat and purse (the Argentine/French ballerina and clown Sandra Zuniga, backed by a quartet of Bash the Trash musicians), this piece explores the commonality of balletic grace and obsessive behavior, blurring the lines between lady and puppy, between human and pet; neither Lady nor Poodle, but a confluence of both.

Here’s the Bash The Trash website with more information and videos: http://www.bashthetrash.com

Please bring your own materials if you can for making instruments. BTT will also supply materials, but the more of yourself you put into these instruments, the more you’ll enjoy them!

NO GLASS or other breakable objects

Tin cans – many sizes – careful of sharp edges! No soda cans.
Plastic bottles or cans with removable tops (like aspirin bottles, coffee cans, soda bottles, etc.). Please include the tops.
“Shaky stuff” for building shakers – beads, pebbles, paper clips, aquarium rocks etc. No food.
Cardboard tubes – paper towel, gift wrapping, plastic wrap, rug tubes (toilet paper tubes are generally too short)
Plastic straws
Various plastic buckets, oatmeal barrels, drum-like or bell-like items, etc. Please, nothing that can be dangerous if broken (by enthusiastic drumming, etc.).
Duct Tape, string, straps, rubber bands, and other things useful for making parade instruments.


July 23, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm