The GAG-ers are working
on a new skit! For those who haven't heard, the Guerrilla
Action Group, known as GAG, performs skits and actions to
highlight environmental, peace and justice issues. Formed
in the fall of 1999, GAG emerged from a collective sense
of fear, anger and depression over the state of the
world. We decided that using humor as a tool to get our
point across would help convey our message in a way that
people would hear. It has also served to lift the spirits
of some discouraged activists.
So, the new skit is about
campaign finance reform - a topic that may seem difficult
to laugh about. But as lobbyists Mr. Laserbeam, Mr. Gene
Splicer, Mr. Flintheart and Mr. Spectrum Byte vie for Mr.
Dough's attention, the absurdity of our current system
takes a humorous twist. When the protesters, along with
Granny Dee show up, Mr. Dough is confronted with a
choice. You'll have to catch the performance to see how
it turns out.
Our debut is April 19th at the
Leelanau Democratic Party meeting at the Leland Library
at 7:00 P.M. The public is invited. We are planning
repeat performances through-out the campaign season and
will probably take to the streets during the Cherry
If this sort of stuff sounds
like fun to you, please join us! We welcome new faces,
and if you don't like to get up in front of a crowd,
there are other behind the scene tasks that need doing.
We also like having an audience at our meetings for
feedback and suggestions. Call the Neahtawanta Center to
find out our meeting schedule.