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* EVENTS IN THE MF GARDEN
* SUNDAY, PNME FAMILY WORKSHOP

 



PAPERRAD AND THE BEIGE PROGRAMMING ENSEMBLE
Summer of HTML tour

Wednesday, August 6
8PM, $4.00

These two art collectives will showcase digital music, videos, comics, hacked nintendo cartridges, DJ skills, and dance routines in the form of live HTML performances and lectures. Two-computer rock bands "the 8-bit construction set" and "the extreme animals" will perform along with a live HTML multimedia extravaganza. More information can be found at: http://www.paperrad.org

 

JEFFERSON PRESENTS: Stan Brakhage

Saturday, August 23
8 PM, Total program length is approximately 120 minutes.
Cost: FREE
All films projected in silent 8mm film, in color and black and white.
 

Local experimental film exhibitors Jefferson Presents collaborates with the Mattress Factory in assembling a very special outdoor free screening of 8mm films by recently departed film legend Stan Brakhage (1933-2003). Considered the most influential American experimental filmmaker, Brakhage redefined celluloid film as a poetic artist's medium, about as far removed from conventional Hollywood cinema as is possible. This program will be projected in the original 8mm home movie format and will feature many films from the SONGS cycle created in the mid-late 1960's. Each of Brakhage's SONGS are miniature virtuoso cinema spectacles that contain layered, exploding images of the filmmaker's family, friends and landscape around his remote Colorado home and serve to construct a personal mythology of the filmmaker's life.

 

 

MF AND PNME PRESENT SNEAK PREVIEW CONCERTS,
WORKSHOPS AND FREE SHOWS FOR MF MEMBERS!

 

SOUND IN ART
Family Workshop:

Sunday, Aug 3
1-3 PM
$5 per person

Bring the whole family to this fun, interactive experience of art, music and sound at the museum.
Reservations suggested: education@mattress.org or 412.231.3169
Recommended for children 5 and Up


MUSIC IN THE GARDEN
Aug 7 at 5:30 PM

Grab a FREE sneak preview of Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble's upcoming concert and enjoy free cocktails and appetizers in the museum's Garden.


 

FREE CONCERTS FOR MF MEMBERS!
Aug. 2 and 9
7:00 PM

Enjoy the last Saturday night PNME concert of the season at the Hazlett Theatre for FREE. Call the box office and let them know you are a MF member or show your membership card at the door. To order tickets call 412-889-7231 or www.pnme.org.

 

 

For more information about the PNME, please call 412-889-7231 or visit www.pnme.org.

 

 

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