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August 21-23, 2020

YippieFest Schedule

 
Friday, August 21
7:00 PMMike Felten
Opening song
Music
5mins
Mike Felten sings a song from a fest long ago…
7:05 PMTrained Monkey Productions
Brother Luther Powell Vs. The Tobacco Demons
Monolog
23mins
Steve Evans, as Brother Luther Powell, get the hob nailed of the oppressors of the working class of all of our necks with humor.
7:28 PMThe Myths of Suburbia
The Basement
Music
5mins
This is not really a show. No way to play a show in this new world forged by incompetence and indifference. This is a music video about the homeless that I remixed this morning.
7:33 PMwwsp
lavender rays
Music
5mins
the world premiere of a new wwsp music video, "lavender rays" featuring carla hayden and james moeller. video conceived & edited by carla. web link
7:38 PMDark Room Men
Dark Room Men
Music
23mins
Two singing film critics simonize and garfunkel their way into your hearts, with a mixture of original songs and surprising covers.  web link
8:00 PMMike Felten
Mike Felten, singer-songwriter
Music
11mins
"CHICAGO'S #1 SINGER/SONGWRITER 2016" -Reverbnation web link
8:11 PMCamilo Restrepo
Camilo Restrepo
Music
38mins
Traditional Blues and American Music by solo singer/guitar player web link
8:50 PMOvadya
TC
Music
14mins
Wrap your head around this: Original, psychedelic/World influenced music web link
9:05 PMUber Films
Film Fest #1 - Asian minute shorts
Short Film
21mins
A short film festival featuring Asian minute shorts hosted by Uber Critic, Pat McDonald
9:25 PMThe RUT
music explosion
Music
50mins
We are a rock band and will play for you web link
10:25 PMUber Films
Film Fest #2 - Short Films
Short Film
22mins
A short film festival hosted by Uber Critic, Pat McDonald
10:45 PMPortmanteauZone
Moose Cycle
Music
19mins
Moosecycletheaterspielgesamtkunstwerk A four-song cycle about an anarcho-syndicalist polyamorous team of five sock puppet superheroes, Task Force Moose, who customarily parachute out of their C-130 aircraft for deployment. Their contribution to a better world is to ultimately defeat the reactionary web link
Saturday, August 22
3:40 PMPortmanteauZone
Moose Cycle
Music
19mins
Moosecycletheaterspielgesamtkunstwerk A four-song cycle about an anarcho-syndicalist polyamorous team of five sock puppet superheroes, Task Force Moose, who customarily parachute out of their C-130 aircraft for deployment. Their contribution to a better world is to ultimately defeat the reactionary web link
4:00 PMThe RUT
music explosion
Music
50mins
We are a rock band and will play for you web link
4:50 PMOvadya
TC
Music
14mins
Wrap your head around this: Original, psychedelic/World influenced music web link
5:05 PMCamilo Restrepo
Camilo Restrepo
Music
38mins
Traditional Blues and American Music by solo singer/guitar player web link
5:45 PMMike Felten
Mike Felten, singer-songwriter
Music
16mins
"CHICAGO'S #1 SINGER/SONGWRITER 2016" -Reverbnation web link
6:00 PMDark Room Men
Dark Room Men
Music
23mins
Two singing film critics simonize and garfunkel their way into your hearts, with a mixture of original songs and surprising covers.  web link
6:25 PMwwsp
lavender rays
Music
5mins
the world premiere of a new wwsp music video, "lavender rays" featuring carla hayden and james moeller. video conceived & edited by carla. web link
6:30 PMThe Myths of Suburbia
The Basement
Music
5mins
This is not really a show. No way to play a show in this new world forged by incompetence and indifference. This is a music video about the homeless that I remixed this morning.
6:35 PMAmy Crider
Some Insights About A Christmas Carol
Monologue
9mins
A monologue about growing up with the 1951 version of A Christmas Carol with a fresh take on the meaning of Scrooge's redemption. web link
6:45 PMEileen Tull
Mommy, Give Me Pills
Solo Show
49mins
Mommy, Give Me Pills is a mix of scripted and improvised material that is all (sort of) true. This piece traces an addict/alcoholic's struggle with pills. With medical use and beyond, she must navigate how much is too much and when is it okay to numb the pain like everybody else. web link
7:35 PMCollage Productions with Mobilewave Films
Zoom Session
Theatre
49mins
In a contemporary reflection of Plato's "Symposium," an experimental theater company shifts its plan from an adaptation of Camus' "The Plague" to address race relations and the sustaining of social movements, revealing the relationship between its artistic director and her mentor.  web link
8:25 PMCitizens' Relief
Ashes to Ashes
Theatre
49mins
In this performance of "Ashes to Ashes" filmed by Jim Sikora, Devlin (Mike Driscoll) interrogates Rebecca (Simone Jubyna) about her former lover whom Rebecca reveals to have been an agent of atrocity. As Devlin questions the authenticity of her experience, Rebecca suffers a crisis of complicity. web link
9:15 PMFamous In The Future
Screaming on the inside
Comedy
46mins
Sketch comedy group Famous In The Future presents our 2016 Best Of show from the last Abbie Fest
10:00 PMDavid Drazin
David plays his songs!
Music/Comedy
39mins
David plays and sings his original songs, some of which were used by Famous In The Future, some about a dog, and some about 3 minutes long.
10:40 PMShitter Critters
Shitter Critters
Comedy
13mins
Animals doing what they do best, making public access TV web link
10:54 PMJason Midas
Introducing: The Plampetarium
Dance/Theater
6mins
The new vision for the pro wrestling scene, Jason Midas, introduces you to his indoor lounge and promo space, complete with dance number! web link
11:00 PMIndustrial Gardens
2 Idiots in a Haunted House
Theater
20mins
A bumpkin turned boheme lures his friend and her fiance on a wild moosechase, attempting to steal a relic of their dead heroes. Can they attain the holy grail?
11:20 PMMichael Bratta
Profiles of the Squared Circle
Theatre
10mins
Behind the scenes of professional wresting personalities. The dirt, the truth, the fable lore of men you want to know. Surprising stories you never knew.
11:30 PMFlower Shop Bangers
Flower Shop Bangers
Improv
16mins
Two person, no suggestion improv that gets weird with it. web link
11:46 PMRoss Childs
The Musical FUNSPLOSION Show!
Music/Comedy
7mins
For a virtual show, I try to keep it as simple as possible. I play several high-energy comedy songs of varying genres, both written and improvised, as well as a handful of solo characters. As long as the mic is hot and the lights are bright, I'll give one heck of a hell of a show.
Sunday, August 23
3:05 PMFlower Shop Bangers
Flower Shop Bangers
Improv
16mins
Two person, no suggestion improv that gets weird with it. web link
3:20 PMFamous In The Future
Screaming on the inside
Comedy
46mins
Sketch comedy group Famous In The Future presents our 2016 Best Of show from the last Abbie Fest
4:05 PMDavid Drazin
David plays his songs!
Music/Comedy
39mins
David plays and sings his original songs, some of which were used by Famous In The Future, some about a dog, and some about 3 minutes long.
4:55 PMRoss Childs
The Musical FUNSPLOSION Show!
Music/Comedy
7mins
For a virtual show, I try to keep it as simple as possible. I play several high-energy comedy songs of varying genres, both written and improvised, as well as a handful of solo characters. As long as the mic is hot and the lights are bright, I'll give one heck of a hell of a show.
5:03 PMUber Films
Film Fest #1 - Asian minute shorts
Short Film
17mins
A short film festival featuring Asian minute shorts hosted by Uber Critic, Pat McDonald
5:20 PMMichael Bratta
Profiles of the Squared Circle
Theatre
10mins
Behind the scenes of professional wresting personalities. The dirt, the truth, the fable lore of men you want to know. Surprising stories you never knew.
5:30 PMShitter Critters
Shitter Critters
Comedy
13mins
Animals doing what they do best, making public access TV web link
5:45 PMUber Films
Film Fest #2 - Short Films
Short Film
20mins
A short film festival hosted by Uber Critic, Pat McDonald
6:05 PMCitizens' Relief
Ashes to Ashes
Theatre
49mins
In this performance of "Ashes to Ashes" filmed by Jim Sikora, Devlin (Mike Driscoll) interrogates Rebecca (Simone Jubyna) about her former lover whom Rebecca reveals to have been an agent of atrocity. As Devlin questions the authenticity of her experience, Rebecca suffers a crisis of complicity. web link
6:55 PMIndustrial Gardens
2 Idiots in a Haunted House
Theater
20mins
A bumpkin turned boheme lures his friend and her fiance on a wild moosechase, attempting to steal a relic of their dead heroes. Can they attain the holy grail?
7:15 PMJason Midas
Introducing: The Plampetarium
Dance/Theater
6mins
The new vision for the pro wrestling scene, Jason Midas, introduces you to his indoor lounge and promo space, complete with dance number! web link
7:20 PMCollage Productions with Mobilewave Films
Zoom Session
Theatre
49mins
In a contemporary reflection of Plato's "Symposium," an experimental theater company shifts its plan from an adaptation of Camus' "The Plague" to address race relations and the sustaining of social movements, revealing the relationship between its artistic director and her mentor.  web link
8:10 PMEileen Tull
Mommy, Give Me Pills
Solo Show
49mins
Mommy, Give Me Pills is a mix of scripted and improvised material that is all (sort of) true. This piece traces an addict/alcoholic's struggle with pills. With medical use and beyond, she must navigate how much is too much and when is it okay to numb the pain like everybody else. web link
9:00 PMAmy Crider
Some Insights About A Christmas Carol
Monologue
9mins
A monologue about growing up with the 1951 version of A Christmas Carol with a fresh take on the meaning of Scrooge's redemption. web link
9:10 PMTrained Monkey Productions
Brother Luther Powell Vs. The Tobacco Demons
Monolog
23mins
Steve Evans, as Brother Luther Powell, get the hob nailed of the oppressors of the working class of all of our necks with humor.
9:33 PMPigasus Project
Pigasus Project
Devised Theater
15mins
Visual Catalogue of Devised Projects under 9 Themes related to Abbie Hoffman and relevant social undertakings.  web link

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