Austin Eye and Ear Festival
- AUSTIN EYE & EAR FILM & MUSIC SERIES CONCERT
TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY!
The Cinematexas Short Film Festival and Epistrophy Arts are proud to
present the Austin Eye and Ear Film and Music Series, a three-night journey
into adventurous music, to take place this September 24-26 in Austin,
Texas. This musical extravaganza features groundbreaking musical
explorations by Thurston Moore with Jim O'Rourke and Ikue Mori, Canadian
trio CCMC featuring Michael Snow, and Ken Vandermark with the AALY Trio.
Three-day passes are good for all concerts and will go on sale at 33
Degrees Record Store (credit or cash) and Waterloo Records (cash only) this
Friday, September 3, at 5pm. ONLY A LIMITED NUMBER WILL BE SOLD. Passes are
$25. 33 Degrees is located at 4017 Guadalupe in Austin, or call
512-302-5233. Waterloo is at 600 N. Lamar, or call 474-2500. Individual
tickets will go on sale on Friday, September 10.
For more information about the series, please call Cinematexas at
512-471-6497 or visit the website at http://www.cinematexas.org Read on
for more information about music and film schedules, ticket discounts, and
special rates on Austin accommodations.
EYE & EAR SCHEDULE
September 24 - 9:30pm
Ceremony Hall, Sri Atmananda School
4100 Red River, across from Hancock Center
Sonic Youth founding member Thurston Moore and special guests Jim O'Rourke
and Ikue Mori kick off the series in what promises to be an adventure in
new underground music. $12. Seating is very limited--get your tickets early!
September 25 - 8pm
Central Presbyterian Church
200 East Eighth
CCMC, Legendary Toronto trio consisting of piano virtuoso and
internationally renowned visual artist Michael Snow, vocalist Paul Dutton,
and horn player John Oswald, make a rare appearance in the United States. A
true feast for the ear. $10.
September 26 - 6pm
Ceremony Hall, Sri Atmananda School
Chicago saxophonist and recent recipient of a $265,000 MacArthur Genius
Award Ken Vandermark is joined by
the explosive Swedish AALY Trio featuring Mats Gustafsson. $10.
Tribute to the films of Michael Snow
Dobie Theatre, 7pm
Michael Snow presents two of his personal favorites, Seated Figures and So
Is This, in this unique tribute to the cinematic side of this artistic
polymath. Co-sponsored by the Austin Film Society.
Eight of the Greatest Shorts Films I've Never Seen: Essential Avant-garde
of the 1960s
Time & location TBA
A retrospective of the most influential and pioneering short films of the
1960's avant-garde, highlighted by Michael Snow's revolutionary New York
Eye and Ear Control, with a soundtrack featuring the likes of Albert Ayler,
Don Cherry, and Sunny Murray. Includes films by Stan Brakhage, James
Broughton, and George Landow. Co-sponsored by the Southwest Alternate Media
Project. $5 general/$3 students
Rameau's Nephew by Diderot (thanx to Dennis Young) by Wilma Schoen Noon
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
A very special presentation of Michael Snow's 4 1/2 hour experiment in
sight and sound--a deliberate play on the relationship and disconnection
between the moving image and its soundtrack. Proclaimed by the artist to be
"the best sound film ever made." Plenty of coffee to go around! $2 upon exit.
From September 22 - 26, the Cinematexas Short Film Festival celebrates the
short format with screenings of the most innovative, groundbreaking, and
convention-shattering short films from around the world. Screenings are
ongoing daily at the Dobie Theatre, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, and Union
Theatre. Film passes are available for $25 general/$20 students, and
include admission to all private parties and receptions. Passes will go on
sale two weeks before the festival.
Cinematexas guests receive a special discounted rate at Sumner Suites 7522
North I-H 35, which includes two beds, a microwave and refrigerator, plus a
free continental breakfast. Guests also receive special rates at the Austin
Motel, 1220 S. Congress. Please call the Cinematexas office at 512/471-6497
or email cinematexas@... for more information about getting
The Austin Eye and Ear Film and Music Series is co-sponsored by Waterloo