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  • May 4, 2017 - 7:45am
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    Wolf on the block for SPLC
    (posted from PM) My name is Stephen Francis, I work at Guernsey's Auction House based in NYC, and on May 31st, we are hosting an auction of Jerry's guitar, "Wolf," at the Brooklyn Bowl with all proceeds going to support the Southern Poverty Law Center. Here is the breakdown of the event: On May 31, Guernsey's will be conducting an unprecedented one-lot auction of Wolf, Jerry Garcia's beloved guitar. The event is being held at NYC's wonderful Brooklyn Bowl and will include an evening of great music leading up to the auction. Proceeds from the sale of Wolf are directly benefiting the Southern Poverty Law Center, a fantastic non-profit organization dedicated to fighting racism, poverty and hate groups. Fifteen years ago, we sold Wolf at a wild and crazy auction. Recently, the gentleman who acquired the iconic guitar back then approached us wishing to do something meaningful. When he suggested selling Wolf to support SPLC, we couldn't have agreed more. To see Wolf in person while enjoying a great evening of music and supporting an important cause, join us at the Brooklyn Bowl. If you are interested in bidding on Wolf, please contact Guernsey’s at 212-794-2280. For non-bidders interested in attending, a limited number of tickets will be available starting May 8 through the Brooklyn Bowl’s website. Please visit guernseys.com for more information, and give us a call with any questions! Here is the link to our site with all the info: http://guernseys.com/v2/wolf.html Please let me know if you can include this info in your newsletter. Best, Stephen sfrancis@guernseys.com
  • November 2, 2016 - 9:13am
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    Ahah Yes
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  • May 12, 2016 - 5:04pm
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    Colorado residents?
    I recently moved to Colorado and am seeking other GD fans that live in this lovely state. A dead.net friend from the UK will be visiting in late May, so let's hook up and have a good time!
  • October 31, 2015 - 8:16am
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    1971 RESEARCH PROJECT
    Good morning rockers!!!! As many of you may or may not know, I am a bit of a “1971 Dead fanatic”. I have taken on a slightly ambitious project, documenting all 1971 Dead shows, the end result of which I hope will combine numerous “facts/factoids” about shows with recollections of folks who actually attended Dead shows in 1971. In order to accomplish this, I need the help of the Dead fan community. ALL contributions will be properly and specifically credited. If you attended ANY shows in 1971 and have ANY recollections to share, PLEASE consider participating. Please PM me for details. While of course I’m happy to hear from anybody who attended “classic 71 shows” such as Port Chester, Fillmore East, Harding Theater, Felt Forum, etc., I’m particularly interested in hearing from folks who may have attended lesser known, “out of the way” shows, such as: 1/21/71 Davis 1/22/71 Lane Community College 3/5/71 Oakland 4/14/71 Bucknell 4/18/71 Cortland 6/21/71 Chateau d’Herouville 8/4/71 Terminal Island 10/19/71 Northrop Auditorium 11/11/71 Atlanta 11/17/71 Albuquerque In addition, if ANYBODY out there has “paper ephemera” related to 1971 shows, Please consider participating. I’m looking especially for: Newspaper/print media articles Show posters/handbills Ticket stubs Photographs Thanks in advance to all who participate and contribute! Rock on, Doc Gillespie
  • June 18, 2015 - 8:55am
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    The Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 years of Grateful Dead
    Attention Dead Heads! Don't miss The Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead at The Ridgefield Playhouse live in HD on July 3rd at 8:00pm. Few bands in the history of music have embodied community and transported free-spirited music to the masses, like Grateful Dead. Furthermore, no fan base bears resemblance to the determined and, above all, dedicated DeadHeads. Check out our website for more information http://ridgefieldplayhouse.org/event/fare-thee-well-celebrating-50-year…
  • May 13, 2015 - 10:13am
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    Just saw Garcia Project last
    Just saw Garcia Project last friday You should come up to jerryjam they are playing with melvin seals.
  • May 13, 2015 - 9:46am
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    Jerry Garcia Tribute Band Coming to Ridgefield CT!
    Hey Jerry Garcia fans!If any of you live in the Fairfield County area of Connecticut (or are willing to make a longer trip), a tribute band called 'The Garcia Project' will be coming to the Ridgefield Playhouse on 06/27/15 at 8pm! The show will also feature special guest, 'Acoustically Speaking'. The Playhouse is located at 80 East Ridge Road in Ridgefield, CT, and tickets are $20. The show will definitely be worthwhile for any fans of Jerry Garcia, the Grateful Dead, or just good music in general, so try and come along - hope to see you there!
  • July 28, 2012 - 3:54pm
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    Critters!
    Definitely missed seeing you at Vibes this year. Ain't no Q-School for this tour, dude. Print your own card, you're fully exempt!
  • July 28, 2012 - 9:13am
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    Nice to hear from you, Critter
    I won't say something banal (like "when life gives you lemmons..."). I'm sure you already know life is a rollercoaster, going up or going down. Don't be attached to the present direction. Like the weather, wait a minute and it will change. As the B-52s use to say: Get out of that state you're in! (Private Idaho)
  • July 27, 2012 - 10:10pm
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    Sometimes Tough Times are Good Times
    Thanks Marye. Fortunately, I never left, just remained silent for awhile. It wasn't that rough, just something I didn't want to put upon all of you. This place has always been my home (since it's inception), and you all made that possible. And as usual, what was found is just more family. The love and good vibes I've felt through any tough time, is always appreciated and welcomed. Thanks Dead.Net fambly, You all ROCK.
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Sorry if I messed up this thread-perhaps a mod can delete this post if they see it?Thanks, I guess I'm still a little confused about this forum
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Hey, no worries, and I think this is a fine place for just such announcements. And hey, I'm a mod!
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If you are in the Denver area, please come see Juba Juba! at Cactus Jack's in Evergreen, CO, this Friday night, 6/15. I'll be very curious if anyone comes from seeing this on this site, so if you do, please come up to the stage and say "Hi" to Steve. Peace, Steve www.jubajubaband.com
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Not sure if this qualifies as an "announcement", but I figured I'd throw in my post and, if it's not appropriate, Marye can take it down. Was on tour pretty steady from late 70's thru mid-80's, then spent the next 10 years or so seeing the boys as often as I could till Jerry passed. Now I see who I can when they swing through town. Still lovin' it. I'm also a filmmaker who recently had a film taken away from me by some rather nasty producers who re-cut it from scratch and turned it into the polar opposite of everything I spent 8 years trying to get made. They released it to dvd with my name still attached as writer and director. I'm now in the midst of a grassroots campaign to get my cut of the film released and I need all the support I can muster up. I've got a web site that includes a petition (really need those signatures), an interview documentary with cast and crew, journalists/writers all talking about the Writers & Director's Cut and why it should be out there, written interviews, articles, etc.. I won't go on as all the information you need is at the web site. All I'll say is I managed to finish the film AFTER it was taken away from me and the response has been beyond incredible. I'll tell you right now that it is a thought-provoking supernatural thriller dealing with some very relevant social issues that was turned into a 2-dimensional horror film once Screen Gems became attached as the film's distributor and Clive Barker's name thrown above the title. If you have ANY interest in artists' rights or even in just adding your name to support this film and myself, It would be greatly appreciated. Take a look at the site and decide for yourself. This is one of the things going on in my life at the moment and the journey I'm currently undertaking. Here's the link: http://www.spreadingtheplague.com Thanks for your time. The wheel keeps turnin'... Hal
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AUGUST 11TH, JAY, VERMONTCome one, come all -- Free Admission to the 4th Annual August West Festival in Jay, Vermont. Rick Reddington and other Dead cover bands to gently rock your bones in the beautiful Green Mountains of northern Vermont at the ski lodge and in the village of Jay. Free Ben & Jerry's ice cream; microbrews for sale; BBQ and vending. Hey Now! Aiko-Aiko all day and it don't coast you a dime if you bring your own! Bring some of that female leaf to pass around if you ain't got none better!
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I am going into 10th grade, and last year I noticed that no one was Really in to the Dead, THIS NEEDS TO CHANGE. If more people listened to the Grateful Dead, the world would be a happier place, for more reasons than just the music!!!
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My sympathies to all who remain unfamiliar with the Dead and have not a clue what they're missing out on. I am talking about music appreciation on an unprecedented level and while I understand that it is an acquired taste (I didn't exactly immediately "get" it at first either but "Without a Net" sucked me in). I sneak the Dead into the background when I have friends over or when driving here or there with the hope that I might turn them on to it... not the easiest of challenges but it is a must! When was the last time another band or performer (Jerry) sent such shivers down the spine at that peak moment in a song? So do those near and dear to you a favor and help them wake up to find out that they are the eyes of the world. One way or another this darkness got to give.
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I just go the email below from our own Steve-OCongratulations to him and his family! First baby on the new forums . Just to let you know Michael Henry was born today 10/19/07 9:06am. 8lbs. 21 1/2 inches. We are all healthy and happy. If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. Wiliam Blake
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Getting ready to go to the hospital and vist Michael and his Mom. May bring them home today. 10/20/07
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The very best of all good things to all three of you! Good name too!!!
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Hopefully he'll look like his mamma ;-) HA - HA, Just kidding, Steve-O, we all love ya and wish you and yours all the best life has to offer, now and always. Ah, I've got "run" now.... The Dude Abides!
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What GRTUD said, Steve-O. Now if you'll excuse me. Come back here, you quazi wabbit!!! "All energy flows according to the whims of the Great Magnet. What a fool I was to defy him."
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Thanks everyone, getting ready to go back to the hospital hoping to bring my son and his mommy home today!!!
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Congratulations!! Steve-o and new Mommy!! :)
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Have you ever written a singles ad that includes the words, "Must love Jerry"? We are organizing events to bring together the Grateful Dead community in Central Texas and are currently planning singles events - open to attendance by coupled Heads, just must bring your single friends for admission! Please help us generate these events so that they are meaningful and fulfilling for you as members of this precious community. ****** PLEASE email responses to the following questions to wake_now_discover@yahoo.com: 1. Would you attend a Grateful Dead singles event? 2. Would you prefer: a. speed-dating b. an open party with dancing c. pot luck d. other ideas (fill in the blank!) 3. Would you like to participate in the design and implementation of these events? 4. What role/roles will you play? See you soon for our first event: The Wind in the Willow Played Tea for Two!
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good morning all my sisters & brothers, i hope u all get a few minutes this memorial weekend to remember those other sisters & brothers of ours who have perished or were maimed while in harms way. although we may disagree with the reasons of war these souls have paid the ultimate sacrifice and deserve>no demand our respect..."may the music rock their souls" stay safe and feel good!
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It's great to live in a free world, thanks to all those who provided that for me.
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Wonderful news may you all be blessed with lot's of love and health and great memories a family brings!! peace,heathaafeathaa
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At 11:00am EST today(1 hour from now) and again at 7:00pm EST today Sirius Satalite Radio will be replaying a run of songs from the 11/20/73 Denver show that is a MUST to hear if u haven't allready...Truckin>drums w/Phill Solo>The Other One>Stella Blue The Phil base solo with the drums is great and gets bigger when he shakes our brothers and sisters in Denver with his intro into The Other One and then it all settles down with a perfectly played (slow dance with ur lover) Stella Blue...Go Listen! 143or245 stay safe and feel good!
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Okay, I have an announcement, along with a shameless solicitation for volunteers. Volunteers are needed to help out at next week's Project Homeless Connect in Oakland. It's at the North Oakland Senior Center from 9:30 to 3:30. Project Homeless Connect, which I think was one of Gavin's brainchildren in SF, is sort of an intensive one-day workshop for homeless folks with everything from food and medical treatment to job training referrals, housing assistance, etc. They had the first one in Oakland last year and I said, but what about the DOGS? The city of Oakland folks immediately agreed that it would be swell to have a veterinary component to this, as a number of homeless folks showed up for the first one and then couldn't get services because there wasn't a safe place to leave their critters. One of the city folks happened to be on the board of the East Bay SPCA, which does free shot fairs in poor neighborhoods, and they agreed to come and do a free shot fair there, and a vet's going to be there too. My designated gig is being one of the animal sitters who hangs with the dogs (which is what I expect most of the animals to be) while their owners are inside getting what they need. So I'm here to bang the drum for anyone who's in the Oakland area that day to come on down and help out. Send me a PM if you're interested and I'll send you the details. But Mare, you're asking. What does this have to do with the Grateful Dead? I'm so glad you asked. The North Oakland Senior Center is in the now much restored building once known as Grove Street College (among many incarnations), probably best known to us Deadheads as the locale for the video of "Throwin' Stones." So you can do good and visit the site at the same time!
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...sounds good (re the post above)...of course personally I'm up North snowed in so I won't be making an appearance.... ....but, i have a few new tunes and remixes of the older ones on my page now. The tunes are all tributes to the Dead except for On the Road which is more of a breeze through the beat scene etc (brief and not in depth but I think catchy) and Memphis Hideaway is more inspired by the Dead scene that a tribute to the band. I hope you enjoy them. http://www.myspace.com/dcmuir Merry Christmas all!
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everybody sing: Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday dear Tiger Lily! Happy birthday to you! here is a little gift: http://www.archive.org/details/gd88-04-15.sbd.zei.2020.sbeok.shnf and http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=title%3A%28Grateful%20Dead%29%2… and http://www.archive.org/details/gd1983-04-15.fob.at.miller.87725.sbeok.f… I hope you enjoy the shows and have a GRATE birthday! love and peace!
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Me And Tiger Lilly Busted out of Barcelona riding on a train Feeling nearly faded as her dress Tiger Lilly ate some paella just before the rain Farted all the way to Fi-guer-es Well I took my old cassette from my dirty sack Playin' slow while Lilly sang the blues Stinky farts keeping time Holding Lilly's spirit in mine We finallly sang near every song that we knew The Board's just another place to think about The Scene The Board can cheer you up -- if you know what I mean The internet is easy Lord, when there ain't no tour The Board is good enough for me Good enough for me and Tiger Lilly With the kind, grateful folks; rapin' here is fun Lilly shared the secrets of my soul Standing right beside me Lord in everything I done Lilly's spirit kept me from the cold Nowhere never on this Board, I'll let her slip her away Looking for memories I hope we'll find And I'll trade all my straight friends for a single head To be sharing Lilly's spirit, oh so KIND The Board's just another place to think about The Scene The Board can cheer you up -- if you know what I mean The Internet is easy Lord, when there ain't no tour The Board is good enough for me Good enough for me and Tiger Lilly yeah, I'm a re-gifter! Happy Birthday Tiger Lilly!!
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ooops, one day early. I thought europe was ahead. anyways, Happy Birthday!!
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Happy (would have been) 100th birthday, Edward R. Murrow! Photobucket "Good night and good luck."
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Happy birthday to all who have shared their love and magic with the world. All who have are "famous" in their own right, and by their own right. This is the thread that binds us all. Thank you.
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Dr. Albert Hofmann - January 11 1906 - April 29 2008 It saddens us to confirm that Dr. Albert Hofmann passed away at his home in Burg outside of Basel, Switzerland today, April 29 2008 at the age of 102 years. Dr. Hofmann was at his home with two of his caretakers, he passed away at 9am local time. Dr Hofmann follows his late wife Anita, who passed away this past December. We do not have much more information at the moment but we will update this note once more becomes available. We send out condolences to his family and friends and as you all to join us in celebrating the life of one of the most important scientists of the last 102 years. Dr Hofmann's discoveries have touched countless people and brought tremendous change to the world in more ways than can be counted. We are very glad that Dr Hofmann could still witness the early stages of new studies with LSD that will start in Switzerland in the near future. This matter was very important to him, we are grateful to all that were involved in getting approval for this study. We thank you for all you have done dear Dr Hofmann, may your ways be blessed and peaceful. We will keep your spirit alive and will continue with our work. The Albert Hofmann Foundation April 29 2008 http://www.hofmann.org/ --------------------------------- I'm not Beethoven
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Copy And Pass Along...Here's the idea: For the rest of this year, DON'T purchase ANY gasoline from the two biggest companies (which now are one), EXXON and MOBIL. If they are not selling any gas, they will be inclined to reduce their prices. If they reduce their prices, the other companies will have to follow suit. But to have an impact, we need to reach literally millions of Exxon and Mobil gas buyers. It's really simple to do! Now, don't wimp out on me at this point...keep reading and I'll explain how simple it is to reach millions of people!! I am sending this note to 30 people. If each of us s end it to at least ten more (30 x 10 = 300) .. and those 300 send it to at least ten more (300 x 10 = 3,000)...and so on, by the time the message reaches the sixth group of people, we will have reached over THREE MILLION consumers. If those three million get excited and pass this on to ten friends each, then 30 million people will have been contacted! If it goes one level further, you guessed it..... THREE HUNDRED MILLION PEOPLE!!! Again, all you have to do is send this to 10 people. That's all! (If you don't understand how we can reach 300 million and all you have to do is send this to 10 people.... Well, let's face it, you just aren't a mathematician. But I am . so trust me on this one. How long would all that take? If each of us sends this e-mail out to ten more people within one day of receipt, all 300 MILLION people could conceivably be contacted within the next 8 days!!! I'll bet you didn't think you and I had that much potential, did you! Acting together we can make a difference. If this makes sense to you, please pass this message on. I suggest that we not buy from EXXON/MOBIL UNTIL THEY LOWER THEIR PRICES TO THE $2.00 RANGE AND KEEP THEM DOWN. THIS CAN REALLY WORK. Keep it going
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Yamadaog, We live in a capitalist country and these companies are service/product and ultimately profit driven like most public and private companies. Gas prices are going up for a host of reasons, most of which most people do not understand. Growing demand, limited supply, limited refining capacity, and fast growing middle class in Asia are all contributing to the higher gas prices. $2 gas is history and we better get used to it. Go ask a big oil company that earned $1bn last year to only earn $500mm this year. It isn't going to happen. Alternative energy sources are not the answer either because all that does is reduce the supply of gasoline and cause further inflation. Just like ethanol is doing right now to food prices. I don't know what the answer is, but boycotting isn't going to get it done.
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Trippin to the Heavens PEACE Thanks ~ yamadog, I will certainly give that a try! $2 a gallon. Whoo Hoo
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Southeast Kansas and Northeast East Oklahoma Deadheads Unite. 98.9 KKRK out of Coffeyville Kansas has started a new forum on their website radioresultsgroup.com specifically for the Dead. Not much action going on but due to an increasingly large amount of requests for the Grateful Dead during their Live at Lunch show they created a Dead thread in their forums. Last week two tickets were given away to the Chautaqua Hills Blues Festival if you answered the trivia question correctly. Only one person replied and won the tickets. Also we are getting kind of bored with only two or three people being active in there. So if you are in the area tune in or log in because there will be more prizes given away. Oh yeah it's kind of weird hearing Sugar Mag or Box of Rain on the radio in this part of the country. Peace, Zac
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Happy Birthday! Have a Grateful Day! Photobucket "You know what the trouble about real life is? There's no danger music."
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PEACE..LOVE...HAPPINESS U R 1 of the GREATEST HAPPY BIRTHDAY WAVY
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I've found my way here...searching for an old friend--James Lamphier--aka Little Jimmy, he's an amazing glass blower and last I knew he lived in Maine...if anyone has contact with him, or knows where he is, please pass this along with love-- momma_amy@hotmail.com ;)
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My mother had successful cancer surgery on August 22nd - prognosis is positive at this point. She has returned home and is resting comfortably.Thanks to each and every one of my true FRIENDS here on Deadnet for their positive vibes and thoughts directed towards my mother. I firmly believe that those healing beams made all the difference for her. Thanks again - and THANK YOU most of all, Gigi - for giving me extra strength when I needed it most. PEACE
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for letting us know, Hawkeye. Many good vibes to you and your mom.
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Hawkeye ,, so very nice to hear your Mom is doing better !! Glad she`s home now .. Many more positive vibes to both of you and the rest of your familly !!
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Thats wonderful news Hawkeye. Wishing you both the best.
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tonight i am trying out for a musical. it's my first time ever trying out and i just decided i was going to actually do it yesterday. So i guess i will see what happens