I’m so happy to be expanding my longtime relationship with Elise Bryant. We’ve mostly met around the Great Labor Arts Exchange for the past few decades (information about this year’s event here), but the Zoom rooms of pandemic time have allowed us to “go on tour,” to use Elise’s phrase. Developing performance pieces, adapting them to the latency limitations of Zoom, and presenting them in collaboration with our tech and promo maven, Grace McEnery, has been time and labor intensive and 100% joyful. We plan to carry on through the summer and fall with online gigs, and who knows what after that. Our May Day performance was hosted by SBCAN of Santa Barbara, CA, a fine way to begin the month and to celebrate International Workers’ Day.