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Austin Eye and Ear Festival

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  • pedro moreno
    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
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 1, 1999

      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.



      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.


      September 24

      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.

      September 25

      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

      September 26

      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
      these accommodations.

      The Austin Eye and Ear Film and Music Series is co-sponsored by Waterloo

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