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Monday, May 23, 2011

Videos from Cinema 16 panel with Molly, Julianna & Joel now up!

Molly Surno of Cinema 16 commissioned Julianna Barwick to score an experimental film by Joel Schlemowitz, presented August 29, 2009 at The Bell House in Brooklyn. Check out my May 2, 2011 conversation with the three artists at Veronica Peoples Club in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

Cinema 16 [part 1]: Satisfying a "Lust for Creative Community" from Speak Easy Series on Vimeo.

Cinema 16 [part 2]: D.I.Y. Music & How to Create a Film for $15 from Speak Easy Series on Vimeo.

Cinema 16 [part 3]: Audience Q&A from Speak Easy Series on Vimeo.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

June 7: Author/Composer/Musician Nathan Larson in conversation with Cara Cannella

Tue, Jun 7 at 8pm at Veronica Peoples Club, 105 Franklin St, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
FREE EVENT with suggested donation to the New York Public Library
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Nathan Larson

Nathan's novel The Dewey Decimal System (available now!) is published by Akashic Books and set partly inside The New York Public Library.  Nathan is best known as an award-winning film music composer, having created the scores for over thirty movies, such as Boys Don't Cry, Dirty Pretty Things, and The MessengerIn the 1990s, he was lead guitarist for the seminal indie rock band Shudder to Think and toured with bands including Fugazi and The Smashing Pumpkins. Currently, he plays in the band A Camp, also featuring his wife, Nina Persson of The Cardigans. They live in New York City with their son.