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Concerned Dads and Robot Jams

Now with 50 percent more tracks!

By Summer Olsson [ Tue Sep 20 2011 2:00 PM ]

Happy Tuesday Report Station fans. These are more tracks that came off the phone’s voicemail, not the Alibi’s. Again, this means these people were called from the phone booth and are calling the number back.

(Don’t know what this is about? Click here.)

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Hello, Hello? Hello!? Alternative Lifestyles and “Woooooo!”

By Summer Olsson [ Mon Sep 19 2011 2:00 PM ]

Four little gems from our favorite social experiment. The angle with these recordings is that they were left on the phone’s own voicemail. This is a number that someone would have only after having been called from the phone. Check out the surreal storytelling in the last track. These guys are in deep.

What’s going on? Find out.

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Blue Moon Serenade, The Way to the Future and Touching Yourself

By Summer Olsson [ Sun Sep 18 2011 2:00 PM ]

Three micro-performances from our beloved art box phone:

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Report Station recordings: happy birthdays, Alibi love and touching yourself

By Summer Olsson [ Sat Sep 17 2011 2:00 PM ]

Here are three new ones from the Report Station’s early days:

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No more Plexiglass windows
No more Plexiglass windows

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Bullies Bash the Telephone Art Box

Quit it you hooligans!

By Summer Olsson [ Fri Sep 16 2011 5:00 PM ]

When the idea of asking artists to create new distribution boxes for the Alibi first started getting kicked around the office, a lot of people had the opinion that the boxes would be immediately vandalized. As finished boxes started coming in, and many were more intricate and beautiful than we could have imagined, talk around the water cooler was that they were just begging to be destroyed.

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news

news

The Daily Word in look-a-likes, female PMs and

Plus, a planet with two suns!

By Summer Olsson [ Fri Sep 16 2011 10:26 AM ]
The Daily Word
In the news: female prime minister, Stud Finder, missing boy, cable guy exposes himself, Stanford genius hackers, China's buying up gold, tiny college in the Catskills, stay of execution, planet that is definitely orbiting two stars, atheism

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Books

Books

The Wikkeling’s Gonna Get You

Find out how to stop it!

By Summer Olsson [ Sat Sep 10 2011 10:00 AM ]

You can go hear author Steven Arntson speak this afternoon. He’ll tell you all about his book The Wikkeling. Learn more about it here. Hopefully he’ll also tell you how to get rid of the creature of the same name, because it’s one scary beast. If not, you’ll just have to read the book, but I’m sure the lecture will be fun regardless.

Arntson is based in Seattle, so he doesn’t get down here much. I’m pretty sure his book is about to get insanely popular too, so go meet him while you have the chance.

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Bellydancers at the 2010 festival
courtesy of OFFCenter
Bellydancers at the 2010 festival

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We Art the People

Huge puppets, acrobats and crafts galore

By Summer Olsson [ Fri Sep 9 2011 3:00 PM ]

Giant puppet samba parade? Say no more; I’m there. OFFCenter Community Arts Project is throwing its ninth annual folk art festival, We Art the People, on Sunday in Robinson Park (Eighth Street and Central NW). In addition to the parade, a family of jugglers, acrobats and magicians known as Clan Tynker will be running around spreading merriment. The daylong eventincluding a Rogue Bindis belly dance performance, the Cajun rhythm and blues of Joe Daddy & Hoodoo Jeff’s Swamp Fried Duo, bluegrass by Holy Water & Whiskey, and a crafting tent with supplies for kids and adultsis free. The only thing you might spend dough on is the work of more than 90 self-taught folk and community artists.

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news

The Daily Word in falling satellites, no clergy allowed at 9/11 ceremony and people wearing clown noses to spread joy.

Plus, let's ban deep sea fishing.

By Summer Olsson [ Fri Sep 9 2011 10:15 AM ]
The Daily Word
In the news: This satellite, More allergens, put a stop to deep sea fishing, private medical data, Threat of terror attack, bans clergy, sending files, curse words, how to teach students about 9/11, feel awesome, clown noses

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Hear the First Public Recordings from the Report Station

Secrets from the old-time telephone box

By Summer Olsson [ Thu Sep 8 2011 7:00 PM ]

Bethany Delahunt’s Report Station art box has been getting a lot of attention, from people who know what it’s all about to random strangers who need to use a phone. Alibi employees sometimes dial it to see if someone walking by will pick up. Anyone who’s been called from it now has the number, and many of them are calling it back. See the main article about the art boxes if you want the skinny on what the Report Station does. As promised, we will share all the strange, hilarious and touching recordings on our website. Check back every few days for more tracks. And now, without further ado, some anonymous musings from your fellow citizens.

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