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May 31, 2011

History, classics and a fresh dash of comedy

(China Daily) Updated: 2011-05-31 07:42 Backstage with Elyse Ribbons Bringing you a roundup of the best theater shows this week – because variety really is the spice of life. This weekend has a couple of treats in store, including several revivals of note and a surprise encore performance of an original avant-garde piece. On [...]

May 28, 2011

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-28

had an *amazing* show… stand up is tough, but its sooo much easier entertaining a crowd in English! Love meeting great ppl in NYC! # @shannonfagan @marcwan @mranti @prettylaowai @sioksiok @petercarney @ecoangelhsu alas I don't think my flight will arrive in time, Saturday? in reply to shannonfagan # New York is a crazy sort of [...]

May 27, 2011

Goodbye New York, Hello Beijing! 再见纽约,你好北京!

Had. The. Most. Wonderful. Time. In. America! I love New York. Ok… now I have to pack and struggle my way through the subway system with all my luggage (might not be so happy about New York in a little bit, hehe). Here’s hopin I get some sleep on the flight!

May 21, 2011

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-21

got discount at hotel due to stain in bathroom – told manager no biggie, hotels in China only give discounts for dead whores in the room # Started morning with glorious run under Carolina sun w UNC roomie @eygc just finished touring awesome UNC Global center, now to Weaver St # Lovin free wifi at [...]

May 15, 2011

Eep, I’m in America! (Where internet access is expensive!)

(so my posts will be few and far between during my time in the Beautiful Kingdom, as the interwebs are not terribly convenient to access — funny coming from someone who normally gets online from behind the great firewall, hehe)

May 11, 2011

On Being Godiva’d (at George’s, hehe) 歌帝梵巧克力聚会

The latest of my ChocoJing adventures has led my taste buds to extreme levels of happiness. Not only because Godiva is one of my favorite brands of chocolate (plus they have a sexy logo!) but also because George’s is a great bar and George (the bartender) makes the most *delicious* white chocolate martinis! Yum! A [...]

May 10, 2011

Last-minute Rewrites and Rehearsals: Iron Brothers

So Cheeky Monkey is working on a new play, a Mandarin show called “Iron Brothers” and since today is my last full day in Beijing, I wanted to get in a final rehearsal with the main cast (ie: the two young revolutionaries pictured above). I’ve been in talks with a couple of theaters, trying to [...]

May 9, 2011

Birthday Pizza, Hawaiian Style (Surprise Party!)

Photos from the [surprise] birthday party we held for Ted this past weekend. He was sufficiently surprised when folks jumped out from behind the table at Kro’s Nest, and the hawaiian pizza was also sufficiently ginormous (I’d include a picture, but it won’t fit on the page, ha!) Speaking of pictures though, please note the [...]

May 8, 2011

Going Godiva at George’s on Monday

Happy May Fellow ChocoJingers: We’ve got an exciting ChocoJing event planned for this Monday (tomorrow!) at 7:30pm at George’s inside the Worker’s Stadium. Since it looks like it might be raining tomorrow, we’ve decided to hold the event inside the cozy and sophisticated lounge of George’s (see address and phone number below). And… the exciting [...]

May 7, 2011

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-07

worst head cold ever. but this means I'm not outside enjoying sunshine, instead have fixed vpn — and procrastinating on facebook (yippee) # getting ready to head over to studio to record pilot on a new wacky news show (my lil bro Ted and I as hosts — in Mandarin) wish us luck! # @markmackinnon [...]