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Chuck Pompeii
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Free Acting Class for All
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Chuck Pompeii Oct 20, 2009.

Acting classes for teens (and others)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Tillitt Sep 28, 2009.

The River Terrace: A Rotten Neighbor
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Molson Ice Sep 9, 2009.


"To each, his onus." -- Chuck Pompeii

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How long have you lived in Beacon?
Since July 29, 2008
More about me:
I am a member in good standing of the Hudson Valley Acerbic Society, which is busy preparing its float for the Charlene Vesuvius's Birthday Parade, whose theme this year is We Will Make It Thru These Hard Times. The float will be covered in red gerania and whipped cream.

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Every life is rich in its own way. Whether we play out our lives on grand stages or small, all of us have fascinating stories to tell — of love won and lost, of adversity overcome or somehow accommodated, of triumphs and…


Posted on March 21, 2011 at 3:55pm

The River Terrace bids Beacon a happy new year!

As I write this, their burglar alarm has been disturbing the whole neighborhood for 40 of the last 45 minutes.

Posted on January 1, 2010 at 10:27am — 1 Comment

The Howland Center Gospelfest

A dapper older gentleman with silver hair to match his necktie and a doublebreasted pinstriped blue blazer sang 'way off key in between growlingly exhorting his audience to catch the fervor. The audience ignored him in favor of their huge platefuls of delicious-looking food, served buffet-style.

Exiting the place, I wrote the last verse of a little gospel song of my own I'll finish by and by about a divorcing couple:

She stood up in court in her harlot's red blouse.

I… Continue

Posted on March 28, 2009 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Don't Hang Around on Our Account, W

Right after the election, Our Worst President Ever appeared on TV to say he and Laura were looking forward to showing the Obamas the White House. After he made his statement, the camera remained on him as he turned and walked away. For a brief moment, the sag of his shoulders and the absence of anyone else in the picture made me feel sorry for him. But what a very brief moment!

In any event, I have composed and recorded a little song that attempts to express some small part of my… Continue

Posted on November 19, 2008 at 2:30pm

Although painted, not in any sense a painting!

Not a week after the end of the presidential campaign, I'd have imagined myself pretty well inured to bullshit. Our first visit to Dia:Beacon, though, made me realize that no such thing was the case. As Claire and I walked around, considering the work of artists who, for the most part, lack perceptible skill, wit, or imagination, but who are absolutely bloated with audacity and pretentiousness, we found ourselves marveling ever more slack-jawedly at the laminated pages of curator commentary… Continue

Posted on November 9, 2008 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

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At 3:38pm on October 13, 2010, The Little Brit gave Chuck Pompeii a gift

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