Having cool, liberal parents isnt always what its cracked up to be. Just look at Gwyneth Paltrows poor baby, Apple, who will undoubtedly grow up traumatized because shes named after a high-fiber fruit and her mommy is the literal queen of shit (see www.goop.com).
But songstress Rain Perry says her own hippie upbringing was mostly a blessing. There was freedom and wonder in being a wild child, but there was also craziness and uncertainty, she says, not to mention alfalfa-sprout sandwiches that couldn't be traded on the schoolyard and roommates named Bear or Superman I had to share the bathroom with.
Perry relives her nomadic upbringing through multimedia slides and songs accompanied by guitarist Danny B. Harvey in the one-woman show Cinderblock Bookshelves: A Guide for Children of Fame-Obsessed Bohemian Nomads.
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Sun., May 24, 7 p.m., 2009