Anson Dashwell’s Toughest Case

  (Slow piano music, accompanied by a lone trumpet) I haven't been performing much recently, outside of the monthly Themeprov shows at Mezrab, which I love, but are very comfortable. Great crowd, fun friends to [...]

2018-06-18T19:20:07+00:00June 15 2018|

The World Cup 2018

The politics of the World Cup and anything FIFA's filthy money-grubbing hands touch always trouble me. And yet, I can't help but get wildly excited every time the World Cup rolls around. I get excited [...]

2018-06-14T14:16:39+00:00June 14 2018|

Organization of the artist

I was doing some research on the Guggenheim in Bilbao, a world-renowned architectural triumph that also kickstarted the redevelopment and resurgence of that once down-on-its-luck port town. The Wikipedia page informed me that the construction [...]

2018-08-29T12:26:09+00:00May 4 2018|

Play more, it’s good for you

Last Friday in Brussels I had a group of engineers and IT professionals play Grandma's Footsteps, the simple childhood game where one person stands against the wall with their back to the group. As the [...]

2018-04-20T15:03:34+00:00April 20 2018|

Applause, a primer for babies

Photo by John Firth/BIPs/Getty Images Since I was little I've always respected (and craved) applause. It's the way, as a live performer you get the feedback that you were appreciated. And as an audience [...]

2018-04-07T21:00:54+00:00April 7 2018|

Book has been launched!

Like smashing a bottle of champagne on the side of a freshly painted new ship to christen it seaworthy, a big accomplishment deserves a ceremony. And thanks to great friends there was a perfectly fitting [...]

2018-03-05T23:11:01+00:00March 5 2018|
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