Saturday, January 31, 2009

The Best of Lee's Open Mic Night

While you can see the Lee Clarion's video highlights of Open Mic Night online here, limiting the performances to one-minute each severely disrupts the artistic nature of many of the pieces.

So, I'd like to show you three of my favorite pieces from the night in their full entirety. Check out the jump for my picks.

Aaron Stout performed a hilariously original and amazingly funny song about his love for Sara Lee. Check it out below:

Ben Hurst delivered a startlingly convincing speech detailing why Herbert Hoover does not exist. Here it is:

The winning piece of the night was actually my favorite as well. Junior biochemistry major Robert Counts won with an original, tear-jerking song, that is probably the most beautiful original music I've ever heard at an open mic night. Here's the full piece:

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