Last Time Around
November 2004 Our last chance to possible influence the election. Regardless of the outcome, it's time to move on.
September 2004. We all get musical and then there's "Bombs Over Baghdad."
August 2004. avantRadio explores the lying that has been perfected to an art form by the Bush Administration with Dubya leading the way.
July 2004. avantRadio takes its left leg back!!! Bush's plan for Iraqi Freedom in a way anyone can understand. Maria Spassoff takes on the role of Laura.
June 2004. We wrote the song "Be The Media" for the ACLU's Upton Sinclair free speech Uppie Awards. Followed by our take on the job outsourcing phenomenon hitting the GOP fundraising efforts, we do our rendition of the old Weavers' song "Wasn't that A Time."
May 2004. A Great Moment in History---avantRadio was there when Dubya received his historic intel briefing and immediately flew in action.
April 2004. avantRadio goes Broadway....with apologies to Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence and Natalie Wood. Backers audition tape availible upon request for our new musical project
March 2004. avantRadio was there when Vice-Resident Dick Cheney and Supreme Court Justice Anton Scalia went duck hunting.
February 2004. avantRadio celebrates Black History. Every year in February, we honor the great many worthy African-Americans who have helped make this country great. In honor of Black History Month, we slam some famous African-Americans who really deserve it. Earnestine Phillips joins the fun as the goddess---Mama Moon.
January 2004. avantRadio starts the new year off with music---"Sadaam's Last Hideaway" and then "On the Street Where I Live"
December 2003. Jennie Webb wrote the short play "Not to Worry" featuring Lizzie Harding Wilkins, followed by more avantRadio whimsy and our rendition of "I'll be Home for Christmas"
November 2003. Making her avantRadio debut, Helen Kelly takes on the role of Karen Hughes in this dreamscape of Dubya's world peopled by Conan the Barbarian, Karl Rove and a pliable media. Followed by "Do the Frog March" by Little Joe Wilson and the Diplomats.
October 2003. With apologies to Merle Travis. avantRadio first performed this bit opening for George Carlin at an ACLU event in San Pedro, California in Sept. Backstage, Carlin shared his sage advice: "That was great!! Keep kicking those bastards in the balls!!!"
Sept. 2003. Jack Kerouac and Lenny Bruce showed the modern power of the rhyming and the rhythm.
Aug. 2003 Sad that this anthem still has such relevance in the 21st century. avantRadio spins the Buffy Sainte Marie classic for our times..
July 2003. A penitent shares his concerns with his confessor who has other things on his mind, followed by Sleepy James' "War Jones"
April 2003. avantRadio premieres Jennie Webb's original play about a woman trying to help a friend who's involved in a difficult relationship starring Susan Angelo and Maria Spassoff. Followed by Sleepy James' rendition of Pete Seeger's "Waist Deep in the Big Muddy."
December 2002. avantRadio's first production. The Mark Twain classic features Tom Allard and Terry Evans, followed by Ellen Geer and Melora Marshall's rendition of the IWW version of "Onward Christian Soldiers".