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Dark Night Returns to Paonia

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7 - 9pm

Craig Childs’ riveting spoken word and audiovisual extravaganza, DARK NIGHT, returns to Paonia’s Paradise Theatre for the fifth consecutive year on December 19th and 20th, the darkest nights of 2014. This year’s edition features new work and stories by Childs based on recent travels and research, including a desert trip that ended at the 2014 Burning Man festival. The two-act show also features Pascal’s Ridiculous Wager, written and performed by Angus Stocking, producer of Confessions of a Heavy Thinker, with supporting video, choreography, acting, and music from Aaron Jerad, Russ Chapman, David Alderdice, Jordan Schevene, April Flowers, Smyth Boone, and other accomplished performers from the North Fork Valley and beyond.

As always, Dark Night 2014 will explore mature themes related to the season, and is intended primarily for adult audiences. Doors open at 7:00. Tickets are $20 pre-sale / $25 at the door and available at: Backcountry Bistro, Paonia; The Rose, Hotchkiss; The Paradise Theatre box office, Paonia, and online at link

For the first time, Dark Night will have a pre-show VIP party at 6:00pm, one hour before the doors open, both Friday and Saturday nights. VIP's will enjoy reserved front stage table seating, drinks made and poured by mixer extraordinaire Angus Stocking, and a booklet with journal entries and chapter excerpt from Craig Childs' upcoming book. VIP tickets are $35.

VIP tickets for each night are available only at local outlets: Backcountry Bistro in Paonia & The Rose in Hotchkiss. If you are coming from out of town and would like to purchase a VIP ticket/s, please contact Andrea Lecos at adlecos@gmail.com
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