Omar Willey was born at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Seattle and grew up near Lucky Market on Beacon Avenue. He believes Seattle is the greatest city on Earth and came to this conclusion by travelling much of the Earth. He is a junior member of the Lesser Seattle society and, as an oboist, does not blow his own trumpet.
This week return to poetry for our electronic book of the week, surveying the poetry of Poland, courtesy of translator Jarek Zawadzki.
Thoughts on UMO Ensemble's attempts to Fail Better.
Thoughts on Ghost Light Theatricals' offerings of Beckett's Endgame and Blood Ensemble's Beckett-inspired NDGM.
Some thoughts about DASS Dance's Lights Camera ACTION.
Omar Willey interviews local singer-songwriter Marwood Williams about the blues, prog rock, the Creative Commons, digital delays and other things.
A rumination on Amy O'Neal's dance at On the Boards.
Thoughts on horror, morality, tone, and perspective, courtesy of the UW UTS's Halloween production.
A short preview of Lee Boyle's solo show at Stone Way Cafe tonight.
A little bit on Ries Niemi's Light Bulb Bench in North Seattle.
Thoughts on Howard Barker's In the Depth of Dead Love, Alan Bennett's Denmark Hill and sundry.