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- DescriptionHumorist, Verna Gillis, lets us kw that SEVENTY IS THE NEW SEVENTY .. She is a one-liner kind of person who thinks in bumper stickers. You will laugh, identify and think of people you might t want to remember, as well as those you love. Laughing, as we kw, is a good thing. Laughing at ourselves is essential . To the point - sometimes sharp; never flat.
- Author BiographyVerna has been performing stand-up monologues with material from sit down comedy... TALES FROM GERIASSIC PARK - On the Verge of Extinction, a one older-woman show in development. Her niche is aging. Most recently, she is the imaginator of KICK BUTT BALL (Squeeze Me - Get a Grip! )- a stress/exercise ball. She wrote the jingle and is featured in the senior video version. www.kickbuttball.com She is the founder/director of SOUNDSCAPE which started as a performance space in NYC from 1979 - 1983. SOUNDSCAPE was the first US presenter of world music in 1983 with King Sunny Ade from Nigeria which the New York Times called .. .the pop event of the decade. She went on to produce and develop the careers of the great artists Youssou Ndour, Carlinhos Brown, Salif Keita, Yomo Toro and Roswell Rudd, her present collaborator. She has a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology and did field work in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Surinam, Ghana, Afghanistan, Iran and Kashmir. She has released cds on the Smithsonian Folkways and Lyrichord labels. She taught at Brooklyn College and Carnegie Mellon. Going sane one day at a time!
- Author(s)Verna Gillis
- Date of Publication30/12/2012
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectHumour: Collections & General
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight122 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine4 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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