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Last Hurrah – Most Wonderful Time

After our Commercially Early Christmas Special was cut short by a group of disgruntled pilgrims, we sat down to figure out how to make Thanksgiving a more memorable holiday. You can listen to it here.

But make sure to come to the Maryland Ensemble Theatre THIS SUNDAY at 7pm when we will take everything we discussed in episode 17 and make it a reality. Join us as The Last Hurrah Saves Thanksgiving!

ANNOUNCEMENT: No Last Hurrah This Sunday

Due to a wild schedule that evening at the MET and a series of bizarre events in our own lives we felt it best to hold off this week. In most cases I (Kevin) would hunt down a guest host, but that’s when the bizarre life events kicked in, after reflecting on this and the combination of the two other events scheduled to take place in the theatre that evening, I determined it would be easiest for everyone if we sat this weekend out. We shall return to the Maryland Ensemble Theatre on Nov 23rd with the most insane Thanksgiving special to ever be forcefully birthed into existence!

We will attempt to get a web-exclusive episode out on iTunes sometime in the next few days, so if you haven’t already, please subscribe to and rate the show.

Ep. 13 – Ghost BOOloons

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Episode 13 of The Last Hurrah is now online! You can click the picture above to listen!

This weekend kicked off octoberfest on The Last Hurrah, with everyone feeling a little spooky. Kevin was joined by Laura Stark, Zoe Richter, Lia Seltzer and Rich Cole to share some real life ghost stories. Zoe ressurected the “Talk Dirty to Me” segment. Special stand up performances from Nicky Costanzo (Matt Kline) and Isabel Duarte. Plus a very special interview with a ghost!

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Please support the show by subscribing and reviewing the show on itunes and join us Sundays at 7pm at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre.

 

The Last Hurrah: Ghosts 10/5

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As promised, The Last Hurrah is keeping the Okt/Oct/Aucht in Octoberfest with three weeks of spooktactular shows! It all kicks off on October 5th with Ghosts. Host Kevin Cole will be joined by Laura Stark (The Comedy Pigs) for an night of ghost stories and comedy! And if all ghosts according to plan, a special guest may just swing by for a visit.

Do you have a ghost story you’d like to share? Come on down and share it with us!

The Last Hurrah is taking place Sunday, October 5 at 7pm at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre and admission is completely free!

You can listen to past episodes here:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-last-hurrah/id896802653?mt=2

But by all means, join our audience for once why don’t ya!

UPDATE: Christine McQuaid is unable to make it this week, but she will be on the show on Oct 12th for our Monsters special.

Click here to RSVP on facebook!

The Last Hurrah to Celebrate Robin Williams

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This Sunday at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre, The Last Hurrah gathers to celebrate Robin Williams. Join as Kevin Cole and panelists Caitlyn Joy, Robert Martin, Andrew Michaels, and Laura Stark reflect on the life and art of the late Robin Williams, as well as additional material from James McGarvey.

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The above prints will be available at the show, each one is hand colored.

So join us Sunday, Aug 17th at 7pm at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (31 West Patrick St. Frederick, MD)

And download past episodes of The Last Hurrah on iTunes!

Ep 4 – Porcelain Deer

Last Hurrah iTunesEpisode 4 of The Last Hurrah is now online! You can click the picture above to listen!

Capping off the weekend, Kevin is shadowed by Andrew Michaels who will take over hosting duties for the next two weeks. Karli Cole returns to give us one final look into the world of Yik Yak. Panelists Giovanni Kavota, Stacey Axler, Kevin and Andrew discuss 5 Year reunions, racism and forest gump. Plus a special improv performance from Flaggon Wagon!

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Please support the show by subscribing and reviewing the show on itunes or join us Sundays at 7pm at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre.

The Last Hurrah 7/13 Line Up

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This Sunday at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre, The Last Hurrah kicks off their first performance. Join as Kevin Cole as he attempts to lay out the premise and feel for this conversational comedy show. This week’s panelists include James McGarvey (The Annual, Balls Deep in Love), Bobby Martin (The Annual), and Cassie Schaeffer (Gun To A Cat Fight) and Karli Cole returns to update us on last week’s Yik Yak.

So join us Sunday, July 6th at 7pm at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (31 West Patrick St. Frederick, MD)

Faceless Ones to play The Annual Live (7/5)

Local band, Faceless Ones will join The Annual Live for the July 5th show!

Described as “Post-Classical Jazz n’ Roll Scene Fusion” Faceless Ones features Kyle Balkin, Alex Baughman, Andrew Baughman, Julian Coiner and Alex Massi. They describe their story as such:

“Julian, you got a bass guitar?”

He didn’t know if what he had in his basement was a guitar or a bass, but he brought it to jam with Alex and Andrew anyway. Turns out, it had four strings and sounded deep, so the trio learned as much of the Strokes as possible for one guitarist, drummer, and bassist to play. Of course, the Strokes need two guitars to play their songs, so Julian invited Conor, an old friend, to join in on the jam sessions. Julian’s mom Maya heard the boys playing one afternoon and asked them to perform at one of her community events. Thrilled, the guys narrowed down their covers to play their first gig. To perform, they would also need a name: nothing a game of LOTR Risk couldn’t sort out. And so, Harlindon performed for the first time, where one of the older members of the audience remarked, “Y’all have promise.”

Fast forwarding a couple months later, Alex and Julian came to a head as the former, the oldest of the band, was heading off to his first year of college and didn’t know if the musician’s life would be prudent in the transition. He was out. The first semester of school separated the newly formed group but brought revelation to Andrew and Julian: life without music is a life that isn’t worth living. On a day full of NFL Street in Julian’s basement, they promised to stick together as a band forever. That night, they wrote their first song A New Way.

Fueled by a creative spark, the two assembled a new band that weekend: Conor brought a friend from school, Alex Massi. Massi was invited as a guitarist but his bass skills far surpassed Julian’s, so they made do. The band continued to write more and more, attempting to fill the 5th slot with other members. Unfortunately, no one except the old Alex could fill the void.

Late into the first semester, Alex and Julian reconnected and reminisced, forging a bond of friendship that would never get severed again. He was back. 2012 welcomed the 5-piece band as a happy and well-oiled machine, practicing and performing as much as possible.

As the band gathered more and more fans from highschools in the area, they headed to Silver Soul Studios to record their EP South of Havens. That summer they planned and operated their first release show with around 100 people in attendance; A small crowd for the Strokes, but more than Harlindon could ever dream of.

While South of Havens was successful for the band, it wasn’t a sound they would explore. As the group matured they found new beginnings in 2013 as Faceless Ones: a new sound, new possibilities in Chicago, and opportunity at home. The dream to change lives through music has never been so real.

You can listen to more of their music on soundcloud, and hear them live on July 5th at The Annual Live!