Shawna sez, "An amazingly awesome small theater group in Portland, OR called Atomic Arts is about to launch its second season/episode of Trek in the Park -- a live action recreation of a classic Star Trek episode from start to finish, free and open to the public and staged at Woodlawn Park. The group launched Trek last summer with weekend performances of the bizarre episode 'Amok Time', and it was insanely awesome! Local band Fast Computers provides the live soundtrack (including a great rendition of the theme song to get things off to a spacey start), and the entire staging, from the actors to the live-on-set sound effect, is just . . . fascinating. And hilarious."
Atomic Arts: Trek in the Park
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