performed at Detroit Artists Market | Detroit, Michigan | September 30, 2011 | 15 min. Performed by Cabaret Black Eye (Chris Butterfield, Andy Gabrysiak and Ryan Standfest). Adrienne Berry, Mike Lyons Williams, Brian Tucker and Allison Young performed the music, which consisted of a repeated phrase from John Philip Sousa's march "Stars and Stripes Forever," the form of which degraded throughout the course of the performance. Conception by Ryan Standfest.

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musicians— Mike Lyons Williams, Adrienne C.N. Berry and Allison Young
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bringing out the atom bomb cake
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placing the atom bomb cake
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atom bomb cake
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fetching the ladder
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placing the ladder beside the atom bomb cake
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directing from the dumpster bunker
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into the dumpster bunker
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re-emerging from the dumpster bunker...
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pointing in the direction to ride...
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...as the music plays
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diging into their suitcases, and removing brick skins
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tossing brick skins
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tossing their brick skins
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with a brick skin
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peeling skins from their bricks
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droping the three bricks on the atom bomb cake
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atom bomb cake is destroyed by the three bricks
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all devour the atom bomb cake
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riding off and in pursuit
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placing the wound board on his back
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wearing the wound board
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launching darts at the wound board
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baptism in the milk pool
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kneeling beside the milk pool
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submerging themselves in the milk pool
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blissful in the milk pool
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making sure he is baptized
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in the milk pool, fully
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removing the sacred object from the milk pool
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directing the sacred object toward the audience
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expired
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prop: mask 1
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prop: mask 2
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prop: mask 3
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prop: brick skin
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prop: wound board
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prop detail: wound board
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prop detail: wound board
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