Topic: Diaries

April 26, 2013

It's generally wise and healthy not to read too much into April baseball. It's also more or less impossible.

April 2, 2013

On Opening Day, there's hope and promise and all kinds of other good things. Even for Pirates fans, if only for a little while. The first in a periodic series of diaries on following the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates.

June 19, 2012

In the latest installment in our running diary of the Baltimore Bohemians' first season as a minor league soccer team, the Bohs struggle to find their way into the win column, but find their way thanks in part to a throwback-y embrace of some traditional Maryland flavor. Contains dangerously funky theme song for the late, lamented NASL team the Baltimore Bays.

May 17, 2012

Rain or shine, Saturday is opening day for the Baltimore Bohemians, the official upstart minor league soccer team of The Classical. Here, in the second installment of his diary, Bohs co-founder Joe Tirabassi breaks down how it feels to realize a dream, compete with the Preakness' Running of the Toilets, and fear the rain.

April 10, 2012

We're on record as loving the Baltimore Bohemians, an unique, stylish upstart minor league soccer team in Charm City. With the Bohs season approaching rapidly, we're turning things over to Bohs co-owner Joe Tirabassi for a diary series we're calling (sorry) "Bohemians Rhapsodizing." In part one, we learn about the long odds, long hours, and weird thrills of starting a minor league team.

March 27, 2012

In which our heroes do their best to work off the emotional and physical hangover of a whirlwind Cleveland premiere for their Cleveland sports tragicomedy, "Our Greatest Year." Also: making people care, turning strangers into non-strangers, and the quest for oreos.

March 24, 2012

In which our heroes see their Cleveland sports tragicomedy, "Our Greatest Year," through opening night in Cleveland. It's more exciting than "opening night in Cleveland" suggests—thanks in large part to audiences that have learned well to laugh at their own pain.

March 21, 2012

"Our Greatest Year," a play about Cleveland sports and the misery they bring, enjoyed a well-received 2011 debut in New York City. Now, the collaboration between playwright Robert Attenweiler and artist/animator/writer Scott Henkle, is coming home to Cleveland. The first in a series of production diary entries.