Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival 2016 wrap-up, A.K.A. the show must go on — and it did!

audience watching screen under crepe paper streamers

On Friday night there was a flash flood that took out big parts of our city, turning roads into canals and washing away cars. Our beautiful venue on Millbury Street, Nick’s, was soaked through to the bone and lost power overnight, draining their auxiliary lighting and leaving the bar in the dark the next day, luxe velvet curtains and all. But then the power came back on right before six! And then, as our setup crew was celebrating the lights being on, there was an explosion (I am not kidding – a big BOOM and smoke and smell and panic) down the block and, unsurprisingly, the power went back off. Continue Reading