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Gulf Jazz Funeral

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Before the Beaver Queen Pageant jumps into its sixth annual fabulous revelry and rivalry, we would like to take a moment to pay tribute to the wide range of critters that live in and along the Gulf Coast. So at 4:55 p.m. Saturday, just before the pageant, the reigning queen will lead this year’s court for an impromptu community jazz funeral to mourn the undetermined loss that will follow the oil spill, and celebrate the magic systems and critters that live in and along Gulf Coast. The first part of the parade is a slow and solemn procession to “Amazing Grace,” to mourn the many critters that will be affected by the ongoing spill.
After a symbolic coffin is placed under the shadow of an oak tree in the meadow, our impromptu band will break into “When the Saints Go Marching In.” Everyone is invited to parade and wave white rags to celebrate the magic the Gulf Coast brought to this world and our lives.

Wanted Bad Tee

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Yours for only $19.99. Limited edition. Buy it June 5th at the BQP General Sto’.

The coveted Crown Jewels

Monday, May 31st, 2010

With the 6th Annual Beaver Queen Pageant approaching, there’s one thing on a lot of minds…  The Crown Jewels.

Yes, many a Beaver long to hold and caress the Beave Whisperer’s family jewels.  Soon, that dream will come true for one lucky (and talented) Beaver.

Spoils of Victory, Pageant Day, 2009

Much like the Stanley Cup, the Beaver Crown is exalted in the daily life of the Queen.  Babies are bathed in it, champagne is drunk from it, drum circles are formed around it.  Since last year’s Pageant, the Crown has seen a lot of action in Beave Whisperer’s hands…

Waking up with the Crown

Strictly Cristal around here

I wished for Bad Beaver's safe return home

Who’s Crown runneth over next?

Scarlett? Bullseye? 8 Second? Bambi? Natty Dready?

Stay tuned this Saturday to find out!

— Beave

The Band

Friday, May 28th, 2010

The Beaver Banditos, making an appearance at the pageant this year, are a band of musicians as well as a band of outlaws.
Wanted by the DOT–on 7 felony charges–for crimes they didn’t commit, they have spent the last year hiding in the swamps and marshes of Eastern North Carolina. Despite the DOT’s efforts to bring them to justice, the group has found the time to come together to practice music. Their woodsheding has paid off with such hits as “I Fought the Log;”
“Beaver City;” “Gnawin’ on Heaven’s Door;” and “La Beaver;” “Sympathy for the Beaver;” and “Black Magic Beaver.”

The group members, are, from left to right:

Back row:
Shotgun Beaver-rhyhtm guitar, Dental Dam-vocals,Cadamity Dan-drums, Rodeo Rah -vocals, guitar, congas, mandolin, Fidel Castoridae-vocals, guitar, trumpet, Deacon Beave -vocals, piano

Front row:
Doc Beaver-bass, Leevit beaver-harmonica, percussion
Not pictured: Reverb Beaver-vocals