Summer Solstice: there and back
June 21-22, 2002
Pre-Show @ Home 6pm-8pm - from work no naps
my shirt, gathered supplies, biked out.
Zorba's in Greektown, there
when you need it.
Skybridge still looks good.
Please, no beige stucco paneling!
Blue Line: Grand to Damen
So... thirsty..... must ... get ... Vitamin Water....
Mini-Mart -- I am at your mercy!
with an Oriental Whore
Heaven Gallery - 1550 N. Milwaukee
Whoa. I'm impressed already. Nice sign.
Yoshie gives me the VIP
tour, too good to be true!
Smart & Sexy: the dirty pictures are under wraps
was the best, see for
Isaac recieves the Most Creative Use of Heaven Award
(I receive most stunned look award)
We cab it from Heaven to
There's EdMar... in ghost form!
Logan on bike... whoosh...
Brien looks starried eyed at the huge projections on the wall
The silent dancers were
very bizarre to watch
Quicktime Movie - 700k
"... watching you watching me watching you watching me ..."
That's making me thristy -- time to go to Walgreen's
The Walgreen's Connection
Bizness to be taken care
of: junk, food & cashback
These women are so pissed
I had to redo my
transaction, I wasted 30 seconds of their life!
Maybe I should stick out
my tongue next time
Or smile pleasantly.
Santi lends me his hat,
I contemplate these things.
Kelly is tired of standing
in front of Walgreen's
If her right eye doesn't say it then what does?
Mellisa's eyes are saying
the same thing. We split.
MCA Redux 12pm
Dancefloor tradition was being passed down on the stage.
Quicktime movie (947kb)
Upstairs in Puck's - VJ
Tek gave the rods and cones a work out
The lawn was well guarded,
and this man saw to it
Dan showin' his lady Selina
The hand of God appears
between these two. Whoa.
Back inside the Gursky exhibit
I take a couple photos
"Pssst... honey I think someone is taking our picture!"
"He is! You perv!"
Then they ran out the emergency door
The guards came to turn
off the alarm
Mellisa and Kelly enjoy
Time to look once more at the exhibit.
Look at my fovourites.
This guy is buggin'
This dude is flexin'
This guy is tripping balls.... "My hands look sooo weird, whoa"
12:50 - eRetro program: begin
Time to inflate chairs &
roll out the carpet.
Ed "Lalo" Mar
tests the quality of the living room set up
DJ Spin Laden reads the
crowd, preparing a DJ
set for all to enjoy - mom, dad, and kids alike!
The Polystation is online,
junk food is being eaten.
Mark V did some awesome
GameBoy synthesized music
I played video games and ate junk food. Really fun.
So fun I didn't take a single picture... my bad.
Spectronix and Selina are
up. Selina works the video
P.S. I love Funky Rumsfeld
Quicktime video (2MB)
Dan Bitney works the drums
Logan and Doug
at the command center, head's boppin'
Video Ape 3:30am
Awww shit! It's off the hizzy!
Hot Tub Gary and Video
Ape workin' it!
Damn... this shit's HOT!
"Monkey see, monkey do -- Fuck You!"
Quicktime clip (2.6MB)
4:00 am Videoke
Things are getting strange.
(yes, that's a girl doll in a pink wig to the back right)
This man is blown away!
These guys made some funky
Logan just had to dance
Quicktime clip (734kb)
Program End 5:18 am
Lights came up, Mellisa
and Doug recline
Ed, Doug, and Kelly, converse... what now?
These people couldn't believe
it, they just sat their for hours
These folks knew what was
up, time to grab some shut eye.
Time to have a smoke in the in the dressing room.
Dave checks his watch, what time is love?
OK, everyone drank enough
Cheese!... uhh, Cheese! uhh... *click*
Dressing room + shower +
Doug with no sleep =
"Haha fooled you, I'm not wet at all!"
Back outside: markers +
dumbfucks = defacement
Time to go to the lake
Elisa and Santi smile and
nod politley at my insane ramblings.
Group Tai Chi
I took a break from photos,
drank the free frappachinos,
ate free Krispy Cream donuts and Panera pastry.
Chatted with Elisa, Santi and his brother Victor.
Puck's was turned into a
bazaar of music, noise and tubes.
I found some mogentic toys
downstairs & made a picture.
The breakdancers were awesome
The lil tykes (this kids
like 8) just love attempting the headspins.
The lil' cholos are so cute, they just keep tryin' and tryin'...
Then no more picture memory...
That's OK, I danced up a storm in the back tent, those
polyrhythmic world beats make me dance all crazy like.
Ed drove me and the equipment
home, went to see the
Secret Life of Alter Boys neither Mellisa, Curt, Kelly,
nor myself were very impressed. Midnight: finally sleep.
Sunday Morning. Got my bike from the Grand Ave blue line
And road into the the Summer of Love
27 Jun 2002