Saturday, November 05, 2005

Octacular October

whew... man o man were we busy in the past couple weeks. Sorry dear constant and fictitious reader for the lack of posts. try to keep up here.

Went to Cavalia, which is a show from Normand Latourelle, one of the originators of the famed Cirque de Soleil. It is like a bunch of horses running through the Pottery Barn at midnight. i LOVED it. it meshed music and art with big stinky (albeit beautiful) animals that could trample you to death and poo on your dismembered corpse. i've seen a lot of horsie things with my horse-crazed mom, sis and wife, but this was by far my favorite.

Then we went to see the Washington International Horse Show, held every year at the MCI Center downtown. It was pretty wild to see horses trotting up and down 6th street but even wilder to see them where the Wizards or Capitals should be playing. there were a ton of events including a terrier race that was AWESOME. Imagine a gaggle of yappy jack russells tearing ass across a bball court after a smelly fox tail, bounding over jumps and ramps and crashing through hay bales. stunning. then came the nail-biter of the evening, the Puissance (which is a funny french word meaning ulcer). the whole goal of the puissance is to give everyone in the audience post-traumatic stress disorder by jumping horses over a 7 foot high wall. the winner jumped 7'5". INSANITY!

oh.. and there was a hip hop choir which sang the main song from Rent. I love Rent.

THEN WE HAD A PARTY! yay! It was a ton of fun and i hope next year to do the same thing and pack the house. it was a blast. here are the pix from the party.

goodbye halloween! see you next year!

1 comment:

SIS said...

great stuff!!! loved the pics. can't believe you put up our presidential pic...lol too funny!