Members of Clipd Beaks, Mwahaha, and White Cloud are teaming up with Bryan Von Reuter (of Cloud Archive) and Jeff Ray (of Taser Island) to play Magic Lantern, a benefit for Children’s Fairyland, the iconic Oakland theme park (and non-profit) with its storybook sets, rides, and an animal menagerie, that also hosts a summer day camp and theater program for kids.
What does “teaming up” mean, exactly? According to Von Reuter: “We’ll be doing an electronic, loop-based performance that will be a partially improvised, partially composed amalgamation. We plan on having approximately three to four members up at a time, rotating throughout the night. We’ve been rehearsing it and it’s pretty great.”
Yes, the show will be held at Children’s Fairyland, but does that mean the adults get to experience all that the normally kid-centric theme park has to offer? “The animals will most likely be in the barn and not out, unfortunately,” Von Reuter says. “But all of Fairyland’s other attractions will be available for adults to peruse, plus there will be site-specific