Musical Instrument Museum Going Cinematic With First Annual Film Series (Trailers Included)
A scene from Laya Project
Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum announced this week that it's expanding its globally focused M.O. to include celluloid features.
Set to debut later this month, the series will include flicks that document worldwide sonic efforts, ranging from a Steinway workshop in New York to the post-tsunami musical communities of Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, and India.
(schedule information and trailers after the jump)
Here's the subject-to-change lineup with trailers:
Golden Dragon Acrobats
TicketsSun., Mar. 5, 6:00pm
Frank Ferrante in An Evening with Groucho
TicketsSun., Mar. 12, 3:00pm
TicketsTue., Mar. 14, 7:30pm
The Doo Wop Project
TicketsSat., Mar. 18, 7:30pm
Stormy Weather: The Story of Lena Horne Starring Mary Wilson
TicketsSat., Mar. 25, 7:30pm
Bach & Friends
Saturday, October 23, at 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 28, at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 6, at 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 11, at 6:30 p.m.
Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders
Sunday, December 5, at 2:30 p.m. (Marco Werman of National Public Radio's The World hosts)
Friday, December 17, at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 8, 2011, at 2:30 p.m.
Friday, January 14, 2011, at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 5, 2011, at 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 24, 2011, at 6:30 p.m.
Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037
Sunday, March 20, 2011, at 2:30 p.m. (filmmaker Ben Niles will be in attendance)
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