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2008/01/11-12 Brownman and Brecker at Lula Lounge, Second City

Gary and Jennifer live in small towns, so while they were in Toronto, I scheduled some big city entertainment. In conjunction with the IAJE convention, Nick Brownman Ali led a band in tribute to his former teacher, Randy Brecker at Lula Lounge. The venue was standing-room-only, but we were fortunate to snag a few bar stools until the VIPs showed up 3/4 of the way through the concert.

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At Second City, Tazed and Confused was in full production.

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One of the skits had the actors playing children who wanted to be told scary stories.

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A memorable skit had reporters interviewing an athlete with dumb questions.

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Toronto has lots of great entertainment. It’s just a matter of choosing the genre for the evening.

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