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Trick or Treating with Lou Reed

Days before Halloween, the rocker Lou Reed who urged us to take a walk on the wild side.  The two were already mingled in my mind because years ago, I plucked my daughter from trick-or-treating in Brooklyn (and Hallloween is a very big deal in Carol Gardens and Cobble Hill) to perform in a “Transformation Ball,” created by Reed’s partner Laurie Anderson.  Alex was a last minute addition.  Somehow the show, a parade of contemporary Buddhist figures portraying Buddhas and scary deities and great and fearsome ones,  lacked a Buddha of the Future. I was called and poor Alex, who…