Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
3 Lexington Town Criers to read and post Dudley Webbâ€™s letter to Council â€“ Thursday May 28!
by Bruce Burris
ElandF Gallery small projects accelerator is pleased to announce that Alex Johns, Brittny Congleton and Elaine Parker have been selected to serve as Lexington Town Criers.
Date/Time: Thursday May 28, Noon to 1pm
At Noon, Third Street Coffee (257 N. Limestone)
All Lexington Town Criers will begin by reading here, then separate and read at various locations (CentrePointe crater, etc.) until 1 pm when Lexington Town Criers will converge at Lexingtonâ€™s last public Kiosk (corner of E. Main St. + Quality St.) where Town Criers will read one last time and then post Webb letter on the Kiosk.
This is the position EL and F posted as an Ace Classified Help Wanted: Lexington Town Crier to read publicly and then to post, developer Dudley Webbâ€™s recent letter to Lexington City Council throughout Downtown Lexington.
Hey there…. word on the street is that you need a town crier… well I just happen to want to BE a town crier… for this day in question… and perhaps many more times… and well… here’s why:
“By confronting this ridiculous letter of irresponsibility, we bring to the public a rallying point and reminder of broken promises, as well as our responsibility as citizens to communicate. I am constantly looking for ways to connect to my community, and something that connects us all is the kind of history we share by walking the same sidewalks. As a comedic performer, I relish any opportunity to be devious in a public setting, but this performance will be one of a lifetime!! I plan, perhaps, on wearing a spectacular yellow dress- like a techni-color Alice and Wonderland (or a female Dick Tracy) searching the streets of Lexington for a purpose and a playground!”
It would be a great honor to serve as the Lexington Town Crier. I founded Lexington…Better Not Bigger, which name is self-explanatory. I am possessed of a clear voice with great volume, strong opinions, and am capable of accents on demand. I can embellish the reading with snorts, groans, and eye rollingâ€¦
The Centerpointe project was a huge blow to our local music scene. While both music locales and most the stores have found new homes, there is a different atmosphere and a lack of interest from the community.
Iâ€™m tired of being unmotivated about creating change. It seems that a few people make a very big difference in the overall interest of the public. Iâ€™d like to be one of them. I would dress professionallyâ€¦..and while I plan to utilize the megaphone, believe me, my voice is quite loudâ€¦